Doha, Nov 4 (IANS) Salima Hashmi, an activist, painter and daughter of famous Urdu poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz, has been arrested in Pakistan following the imposition of emergency, fellow activist Asma Jahangir told a TV news channel Sunday.
Sunday, November 04, 2007 10:32:01 PM
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Elections in Pakistan could be delayed due to a state of emergency, Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz indicated Sunday, even as he said no decision had been taken on the poll schedule.
Sunday, November 04, 2007 8:55:12 PM
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) With private television news channels blocked in Pakistan, Internet users there relied on websites and blogs which went 'live' to update their readers continuously on the evolving situation.
Sunday, November 04, 2007 8:02:05 PM
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The seven Supreme Court judges who refused allegiance to President Pervez Musharraf by not taking oath under the Provisional Constitutional Order (PCO) remained steadfast against the imposition of emergency despite being under house arrest, a source close to them said Sunday.
Sunday, November 04, 2007 7:35:08 PM
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Undaunted by the crackdown on media and a large number of arrests, lawyers, human rights activists and opposition parties in Pakistan are planning protest demonstrations against President Pervez Musharraf for declaring a state of emergency.
Sunday, November 04, 2007 7:12:13 PM
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) A day after President Pervez Musharraf declared an emergency in Pakistan, hundreds of political and rights activists were arrested across the country while 75 Pakistani judges refused allegiance to the military leader, even as world leaders condemned the proclamation and called for early return to democracy.
Sunday, November 04, 2007 6:40:10 PM
Swat (Pakistan), Nov 4 (IANS) Tribal militants have released 130 more security personnel in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) where a week of fierce fighting had left at least 200 dead.
Sunday, November 04, 2007 6:14:11 PM
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Fifteen judges of the Supreme Court and more than 60 of the four high courts refused allegiance to Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf and did not take the new oath as required under the Provisional Constitutional Order (PCO).
Sunday, November 04, 2007 4:56:50 PM
The inevitable has happened and Pakistan's military dictator, General Pervez Musharraf, has imposed an emergency to remain in power. In his address to the nation, which was also meant to give his message to the West, he claimed that he was forced to act by circumstances as the writ of the state was being challenged by the extremists across the length and breadth of Pakistan.
Sunday, November 04, 2007 2:08:13 PM
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The feisty Pakistani media reacted with anger over the declaration of emergency in the country, with one newspaper saying that 'all the gains over the years have gone down the drain' and that the people had been 'cheated'.
Sunday, November 04, 2007 1:13:55 PM
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