Tag: Judiciary

Does the constitution allow the judiciary to review amendments?

News Analysis | The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar said that the parliament is supreme but the Constitution is above it. The...

PM Abbasi attacks judiciary and seeks parliament supremacy

News Analysis | Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has expressed dismay at senior judicial figures and lamented them for labeling the elected representatives as...

Lodhran elections result was revenge by the public: Nawaz Sharif

News Analysis | The deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif declared that the people of Lodhran took revenge against those who tried to take revenge against...

Are Nawaz’s anti-judiciary antics justifiable?

Raja Waqas Shabbir | The political landscape of this unpredictable country continues to face unbelievable chaos. The mainstream political parties are hitting below the belt...

The Court of Verdict Should be the Supreme Court not the...

Junaid Ali Malik | Throughout the history of Pakistan, there have been certain verdicts taken by the Supreme Court that have managed to shatter the...

Using nepotism in the pursuit of ‘Power’

Shiffa Yousafzai | Suo motu action taken by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar and his summon spree in the last few...

The judiciary is not part of any ‘planning’ or for derailing...

News Analysis | The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar addressed a seminar on the National Judicial Policymaking Committee (NJPC) in Islamabad on...

Supreme Court turns blind eye to Nawaz’s anti-Judiciary rants

News Analysis | Disqualified ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif continues with his much-criticized anti-judiciary tirade, despite the Supreme Court’s decision to convict PML-N’s Senator Nehal Hashmi for...

Nawaz delivers speech about the future of democracy in Pakistan

News Analysis | Nawaz Sharif on Friday gave a speech about the future of democracy in Pakistan while speaking in a seminar in Karachi. Sharif...

Islamabad High Court undertakes contempt of court petition against Nawaz, Maryam

News Analysis | The Islamabad High Court (IHC) accepted a contempt of court petition against former premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz on...

Is Nawaz Sharif threatening to become the next Mujibur Rahman?

News Analysis | Former premier Nawaz Sharif has continued his verbal assault against the judiciary and the military. Yesterday, while talking to a group of...

Little Zainabs will continue to be raped, murdered & dumped on...

Dr. Moeed Pirzada | As I write these lines, large crowds in Kasur, a historic city near Lahore, in the Pakistani province of Punjab are...

Pakistan’s ambitions for 2018

Ikram Sehgal | Events of national significance tend to linger on in our combined memories for some time, even then 2018 ushered in hopes of...

Astrologers claim Shehbaz, not Imran will be Prime Minister in 2018

News Analysis | Scores of astrologers and palmists have predicted that Shehbaz Sharif holds bright chances of becoming the Prime Minister in the next general...

What is Nawaz Sharif’s “Narrative”?

Jan Achakzai | The Panama judgment was the red line for the ex-Prime Minister, Mian Nawaz Sharif (MNS), to cross by an institution, when it...

Crown Prince going after corrupt family members displays Saudi Hypocrisy

James M. Dorsey | Leave aside for a moment questions of due process. Analysis of  Saudi Arabia’s three largest corporate failures explains why Crown Prince...

Lawyers pledge full support to Nawaz Sharif

News Analysis | Senior members of the legal fraternity met former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif and assured him their wholehearted support in his efforts to...

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...

Is Shahbaz Sharif diverting public attention from divisions within PML-N?

News Analysis | Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif said that the country knows who steal millions from the people, but nobody questions them. “Corruption has ruined...

Reality behind Nisar’s “No divisions in PML-N” statement

GVS Analysis | Ex-Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar claimed during a press conference that there are no forward blocks in the PML-N nor will there be...

Uncle Shahbaz wants niece Maryam to refrain from confrontational politics

News Analysis | Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif has cautioned his niece, Maryam Nawaz to refrain from attacking the judiciary and the military as it...

Dear Mr. Nawaz Sharif: Masses are on the side of law

Dr. Farid A Malik | The law is equal whether you are a ruler or a subject! Law deal everyone equally whether you are a ruler or...

Pakistan Army’s position on Economy & Sharif dynasty’s need for chaos?

 Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | I think this may be the beginning of a move to build public opinion for a possible interim arrangement to...

Why are NAB references against Sharif family important?

News Analysis | Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and her husband Capt. (rtd) Safdar appeared in the accountability court on...

Should Ch. Nisar & Aitzaz Ahsan join PTI?

Yasser Awan | The reasons why Javed Hashmi left PTI (Pakistan Tehreeke Insaf) are still unknown. After joining PTI, Mr. Hashmi said that while being...

Nawaz versus Shahbaz: A battle for influence within PML-N

News Analysis | Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif advised his brother and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to seek the advice of party workers rather...

How Pakistani politics, civil society & bureaucracy promote Corruption?

Sarwar Bari | Recently a factory worker suggested to me passionately to take part in the next general election as a candidate. A close friend...

Will PML-N’s war of words against Army & judiciary save Nawaz...

Dr. Shahbaz Shabbir Gill | Watching Khawaja Asif, recently at the Asia Society in New York, one saw him being humble, using carefully chosen words,...

The streets of intimidation

Ikram Sehgal | Expecting a whitewash from the SC, former PM Nawaz Sharif literally went berserk on being “blackwashed” as untrustworthy and untruthful by the...

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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