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PML-N Senate candidates declared independent by ECP

News Analysis | Candidates nominated by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) were declared independent by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday. The ECP...

End of the road for Nawaz?

News Analysis | Former premier and now former chief of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was disqualified once again by the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan...

Original SC order of Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification

News Desk | A three member Supreme Court (SC) bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar disqualified Nawaz Sharif as the...

NAB starts corruption inquiry against four former senior military officers

News Analysis | The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chief Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has approved reopening of a 2 billion rupees graft reference against four...

PTI in a state of dejection

Asif Haroon Raja | Imran Khan (IK) and senior party leaders were seen consoling one another at Bani Gala in an atmosphere of extreme dejection...

Supreme Court reserves its verdict on disqualification case under Article 62(1)(f)

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan has reserved its verdict in the disqualification case under the Article 62(1)(f) of the Constitution. Previously...

“Article 62(1)(f) is difficult to define”, observes CJP

News Analysis | The five member larger bench of the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan resumes the hearing of the case related to the disqualification...

Nawaz Sharif hoping to transform Sindh “if given the chance”

News Analysis | Disqualified ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif has declared to transform Sindh, if given the chance in the next general elections of 2018. In a...

Nawaz granted one week to present arguments in disqualification period case

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday granted one week to Nawaz Sharif to present his arguments regarding the disqualification period under Article...

Sharif and Tareen summoned by SC for interpretations of notorious Article...

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan summoned former premier Nawaz Sharif and former general secretary of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Jahangir Tareen on...

Supreme Court once again rejects Nawaz’s appeal to get NAB references...

News Analysis | On Thursday, the Supreme Court (SC) in an in-chamber hearing rejected former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's petition to club together the three...

What’s behind the Sharifs’ trip to Saudi?

News Desk | Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif left for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday in the midst of corruption allegations and political turmoil. He is...

Was the disqualification of Jahangir Tareen the right decision?

News Analysis | Jahangir Khan Tareen reacted to the apex court’s decision to disqualify him for life. He tweeted the accusations rejected by the Supreme...

Will Imran Khan get disqualified today?

News Analysis | The apex court of Pakistan will declare the much-awaited reserved-judgment in the disqualification case pitted against the Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan...

Imran Khan’s disqualification case: Democratic gracefulness expected by all parties

News Analysis | Today is going to be yet another great day in the political history of Pakistan. Today the Supreme Court of Pakistan is...

PPP and PML-N unite once again?

News Analysis | The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and the ruling Pakistan Muslim League –Nawaz (PML-N) have set aside their differences to formulate a strategy...

PML-N’s sheer incompetence

Shiffa Yousafzai | There are 206 bones in the human body. And all the bones in the body of PML-N have been fractured, leaving it...

Nawaz’s anti-judiciary rhetoric and Imran’s defiant rebuttal

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran khan criticised disqualified ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over his comments in a public gathering held in Abbottabad yesterday....

Could PML-N be finally thinking about “minus-Nawaz formula”?

News Analysis | Liberty, equality, and rule of law define a democracy. It is the beauty of democracy that people feel free to think, express...

Will NAB court continue to ignore DAR’s delaying tactics?

News Analysis | On 8th November 2017, the anti-graft court ordered finance minister Ishaq Dar’s surety-giver to appear in court in person while also...

Maryam takes a swipe at judiciary yet again

News Analysis | Maryam Nawaz tweeted on Thursday that if anyone was showing patience, it was Nawaz Sharif and that voices against injustice will be...

Politics of confrontation: PML-N’s rebuttal to ‘prejudiced’ verdict!

News Analysis | On Wednesday Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) hit back at the 23-page verdict of the Supreme Court on the review petition filed by...

Supreme Court straight-shooting at Hanif Abbasi!

News Analysis | The apex court on Tuesday asked the counsel of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) leader, Hanif Abbasi, which of his fundamental rights were...

Imran more open to accountability than Sharifs?

News Analysis | The Supreme Court on Monday observed that while Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen provided answers and evidence when asked, the Sharif family...

Imran’s case vs Nawaz’s case; no comparison?

News Analysis | As Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen’s disqualification case in the Supreme Court approaches its climax, debate in the national media and drawing...

How is the government confusing all of us on CPEC?

Saeed Afridi | Pakistan is a country that loves technicalities. Irrespective of which walk of life a Pakistani is from, ask them a straightforward question,...

Talal vs Iqbal – who is right on Pakistan’s economy?

News Analysis | Talal Chaudhary on Friday lamented the deteriorating situation of the economy and professed that worsening position of the economy is due to...

Democracy under threat from Nawaz Sharif?

News Analysis | On Tuesday, ousted Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif was re-elected the president of PML-N, standing unopposed at the Convention Centre in Islamabad, reclaiming...

Imran blasts Sharifs and company for appeasing the Indo-US lobby

News Analysis | Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, flayed the foreign minister, Khawaja Asif for his remarks regarding Nawaz Sharif's ouster. Khan took to...

Nawaz Sharif’s “Interesting questions” & their equally “Interesting answers”!

After his disqualification, Nawaz Sharif has, on multiple occasions, dismissed the Supreme Court verdict which ordered his removal. Nawaz has raised several questions casting...

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