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Rulers don't want independent judiciary: Imran Khan
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) Former Pakistani cricketer and the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan Sunday said the present government did not want independent judiciary in the country.

Sunday, March 15, 2009 9:11:09 PM

'It is a sea of people'
Islamabad/Lahore, March 15 (DPA) It was a sea of humanity as tens of thousands of supporters of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif thronged in the streets as he left his residence in a dark green armoured Land Cruiser, despite a government ban on public gathering and a massive deployment of law-enforcement personnel.

Sunday, March 15, 2009 6:59:56 PM

Pakistan's deputy attorney general quits
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) Pakistan's Deputy Attorney General Abdul Hai Gilani resigned Sunday to protest the 'torturing of lawyers, locking up of High Court and tear-gas shelling in Lahore'.

Sunday, March 15, 2009 6:53:05 PM

Turmoil in Pakistan: Sharif defies house arrest, lawyers battle police
Lahore, March 15 (IANS) Pakistan seemed headed for political unrest as a combative former prime minister Nawaz Sharif Sunday defied his house arrest to lead a massive march to Islamabad and hundreds of lawyers and political activists swarmed the streets and fought pitched battles with police.

Sunday, March 15, 2009 6:29:58 PM

Thousands join Sharif on long march, pitched battles in Lahore
Lahore, March 15 (IANS) Thousands of people joined former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif as he defied house arrest orders Sunday to lead his party's 'long march' to demand reinstatement of sacked judges as lawyers and political activists fought pitched battles with the police.

Sunday, March 15, 2009 4:43:02 PM

Sharif defies house arrest to lead long march
Lahore, March 15 (IANS) Defying house arrest orders, former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif Sunday left his home to lead his party's 'long march' to demand reinstatement of sacked judges as lawyers and political activists fought pitched battles with police on the streets.

Sunday, March 15, 2009 3:23:36 PM

Lawyers to continue long march, Sharif under house arrest
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) Defiant lawyers Sunday gathered outside the Lahore High Court and broke down its gate to continue their 'long march' to demand reinstatement of judges sacked two years ago as former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif and other political leaders were placed under house arrest.

Sunday, March 15, 2009 1:45:15 PM

Crackdown in Pakistan: Nawaz under house arrest
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and other opposition leaders were Sunday placed under house arrest for three days as the government crackdown continued against lawyers taking out a 'long march' to demand reinstatement of judges sacked two years ago.

Sunday, March 15, 2009 11:13:46 AM

Nawaz Sharif placed under house arrest
Islamabad, March 15 (DPA) Pakistani authorities Sunday placed opposition leader and two-time former prime minister Nawaz Sharif under house arrest, his party spokesman said.

Sunday, March 15, 2009 10:39:40 AM

House arrest for Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) Orders were passed for a three-day house arrest of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and other opposition leaders Sunday after he rejected President Asif Ali Zardari's olive branch and vowed to continue with the lawyers' stir.

Sunday, March 15, 2009 8:46:26 AM

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