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Offshore wealth of Pakistani citizens

News Analysis | The United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities have confirmed the details of 53 individuals who have invested in real estate along with copies...

SC grants protective bail to Rao Anwar under conditions

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan on Tuesday granted protective bail to the accused in the Naqeebullah murder case, former SSP Rao...

Tesla to start motor racing for electric cars

AFP | Tesla electric cars, which have a passionate following around the world, will soon have their own racing competition, a global sports organizer said...

Supreme Court sets ten-day deadline to capture SSP Rao Anwar

News Analysis | The Supreme Court of Pakistan has today ordered all-state institutions including intelligence agencies to facilitate the Sindh Police in tracking down the...

Ahsan Iqbal and Chaudhry Nisar clash over visa policy

News Analysis | The issues of a liberal visa policy and the status of International non-governmental organizations (INGOs) were discussed in the National Assembly (NA)...

ATC allows publication of Altaf’s subpoena in British newspapers

News Analysis | A major development in Imran Farooq’s murder case took place on Wednesday when the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) allowed the publication of Altaf...

Zafar Hijazi indicted in record tempering case

News Analysis | Zafar Hijazi, former Chairman of the Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), was indicted today on record tampering case pertaining to...

2018 elections getting closer: Government announces need to monitor social media!

News Analysis | Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday announced plans to devise a monitoring and evaluation framework of social media activities inside Pakistan, just...

Nawaz’s new found love for ‘freedom of speech’

News Analysis | Former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, a day after his indictment in three graft references, has come out in support of PML-N's social media...

Mufti Qavi: Now declared himself sick and is in hospital instead...

News Analysis | Mufti Abdul Qavi complained of chest pain and was admitted to a Multan hospital on Thursday, hours after he was remanded into...

Metro Bus Multan scandal turning into Shahbaz’s Panamagate?

News Analysis | Multan’s Metro Bus project has been the subject of much speculation after it was revealed that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SECP)...

Joint Investigation Team summary report in English and Urdu

The 10-volume report of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT)  instituted by the Supreme Court to investigate the Prime Minister and his family over the...

Curious case of Hudabiya Mills

News Analysis | The Honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan in its order dated 20 April 2017 constituted a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to carry out...

Panama-Gate: Circumventing accountability and disrespecting the rule of law

Ikram Sehgal | Monday, July 10, 2017, will go down as a day of some consequence for accountability in Pakistan’s history, and maybe its destiny....

Chairman SECP tampered Sharif family’s business records: FIA report

Chairman Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan, Zafar Hijazi, tampered records of companies owned by Sharif family, a latest Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) inquiry...

The summoning of the Sharif family by JIT: Shall we praise...

Saad Rasool | Last week had been consumed with speculations and talk about Mr. Nawaz Sharif and his family’s appearance before the Panama case JIT....

Pakistan’s Challenge: Investigating the King’s Coterie

Saad Rasool | There is a fantastic (true) story about Morris Dees, a civil rights lawyer in the United States who, at the peak of...

First FIR registered as part of government’s ongoing crackdown on social...

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested an activist affiliated with Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) for ‘maligning’ the military and politicians. This was the first case...

Crackdown on social media draws ire from all quarters

On Saturday, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested 5 social media activists and brought them in for questioning. The 5 individuals were linked with...

PTI protests Govt.’s crackdown on social media activists

On Wednesday, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan accused the PML-N government of abusing the cybercrime law to persecute social media activists from his...

Is Siasat.pk banning part of an Orwellian control by the Government?

On May 5th, popular Pakistani news forum Siasat.pk found that their Facebook page had disappeared with no intimation, warning, notification, or explanation by Facebook....

JIT assemble!

The special bench of the Supreme Court which will be overseeing the Panamagate investigation has finalized the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) that will be...

Any hope from JIT for Justice?

The six departments, which were assigned the task to submit names for the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), have submitted their list of names to...

Panama JIT: Has Army been trapped?

Moeed Pirzada | On Monday, Pakistan Army, pledged to play its role in the Panama Investigations, by participation in the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) as...

Pakistani Govt’s War against “Social Media”?

News Analysis  Pakistani government, criminal justice system and key institutions are creating the impression, for the public, as if there is a war going on...

Ayyan Ali case: Another nail in the coffin of Pakistan’s Criminal...

Supreme Court of Pakistan has removed fashion model, Ayyan Ali from the exit control list (ECL) permitting her to travel abroad. Thus a case that...

‘Afghan Girl’ in 1985 National Geographic Photo Is Arrested in Pakistan

An Afghan woman whose photograph as a young refugee with piercing green eyes was published on the cover of National Geographic in 1985, becoming...

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PTI minister defends his party’s performance in KP

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