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Lawmakers using the constitution for legitimizing forgery !

News Analysis | The upper house of the Parliament passed an election bill and rejected a proposal by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) to retain...

PML-N’s problems’ cut deeper than Nawaz

Salman Hassan | It is quite inconceivable to suggest that a political party that commands a majority in parliament, has a serving head of state,...

Is NAB really capable of initiating meaningful investigation against Nawaz?

News Analysis | National Accountability Bureau (NAB) did not send written summons to the Sharif family, local news reports claim. A local TV news anchor...

ECP bars Shehbaz from taking part in NA-120 poll

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday issued a code of conduct for the by-elections of NA-120 barring Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif from...

Rana Sanaullah still hopeful about Nawaz’s chances in 2018

Rana Sanaullah, law minister influential member of the Punjab cabinet, opposed the elevation of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to the National Assembly, believing there...

Political elites of Pakistan: Promoting or subverting democracy?

M. Q. Yaaser | Paragraph 124 of Supreme Court’s decision on the Panama Case stated the following: “Some provisions of article 62 of the constitution certainly...

PML-N’s ‘interesting’ rule: Have the 2018 elections already been lost?

Shaukat Qadir | In the Chinese language, if you say, “May you live in interesting times”; it’s a curse. Pakistan seems to have spent its...

Will judicial activism enable JIT to get accountability?

Ikram Sehgal | The Supreme Court’s (SC) seriousness of purpose in the PanamaGate case was evident from the brusque manner it dismissed Hussain Nawaz’s apprehensions...

The battle at Hague: Is India trapped in its self-woven net?

Asif Haroon Raja | Pakistan is on the hit list of India, Afghanistan, and the USA supported by NATO and Israel since 2002. The enemies...

SECP gives 291 names for JIT: Who will be the chosen...

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has indicated that it will forward the names of all of its 291 officials of grade...

Divisions in Lawyers community hold back protests for PM resignation

Following the Panama verdict, the lawyer community is attempting to launch a campaign to protest for the Prime Minister’s resignation, however, divisions are starting...

The specter of civil-military tensions is stirring, yet again…?

Najma Minhas| The specter of civil-military tensions is stirring, yet again, following the events of Saturday, 29th of April. The inquiry into the “Dawn Lies*”, at...

Beware, Pakistani Lawyers are not to be taken lightly!

Recent days have seen a concerted effort by the lawyer’s community in Pakistan to organize itself in preparation for launching a movement to demand...

Where does our recent history stand on delivering justice to Pakistani...

Jaweria Waheed| Laws catch flies but let hornets go free – A Scottish proverb There are piles of records in world history that manifests this proverb....

Justice Khosa’s remarks: Can the nation still hope for justice?

Farooq Yousaf | Scenes of jubilation from the PML -N camp hit the screens, soon after the larger bench of the Supreme Court read out...

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