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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...

Dar attacks NAB for reopening Hudaibiya Paper Mills Case

News Analysis | Ishaq Dar, Pakistan's finance minister, sitting in London, termed National Accountability Bureau (NAB)’s plea to reopen the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case as...

Justice Khosa excuses himself from Hudaibiya case & sets a standard...

News Analysis | Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, on Monday, recused himself from the hearings for the reopening of the Hudaibiya Paper Mills file, on the...

Momentum of Sharif family accountability increases; Hudaibiya scandal resurrected

News Analysis | Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has ordered the formation of a Supreme Court (SC) bench, on Friday, to hear a...

Maryam accuses Supreme Court of spewing venom against Sharif’s

News Desk | Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of the deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and wife of Capt. Retd. Safdar, who is set to appear...

Nawaz Sharif – The unacceptable face of our politics

Mudassir Saeed Laghari | How did we reach the point where the former prime minister is spewing hatred and contempt against the superior judiciary and...

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...

Panama papers: A long road to Indictment..?

News Desk | Pakistan's National Accountability Court (NAB) finally indicted former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain Safdar over corruption...

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...

Parliament vs. Supreme Court: Long standing resentment coming to the fore

The government has unveiled its proposal to revise the articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution which the Supreme Court invoked when its five-judge...

Who will triumph in the battle for NA-120?

News Analysis | Preparations are already underway in Lahore’s NA-120 constituency which was recently vacated by the ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Political parties have...

The interim prime minister; no stranger to corruption charges

Minister of Petroleum and Natural resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been appointed interim prime minister while Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, the chosen successor...

The next Prime Minister; a twin dilemma

Following the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif for the office of Prime Minister, the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) is left facing a twin dilemma: Choosing...

Panamagate verdict: what just happened?

A Muslim majority nation has, for the first time in history, disqualified a chief executive from his post through due process of law. The...

Foreign Iqama holders in the cabinet; scandals continue to plague PML-N

After Panamagate, The ruling party PML-N has been bombarded with yet another scandal as one more member of the federal cabinet, Ahsan Iqbal, who...

The Nawaz Strategy: step by step acquittal.

Legal experts argue that the current strategy being pursued by the PM’s legal and political team is a strategy of "Step by Step Acquittal"....

Jang group submits its defense on the charge of contempt of...

News Desk | On Monday, the 24th of July, executives of the Jang group along with the reporter Ahmed Noorani submitted their defense to the...

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....

Is it time to face the reality?

Imtiaz Gul | If the Joint Investigation Team’s (JIT) finding of two declarations submitted by Maryam Nawaz is correct, she will be facing criminal prosecution...

Nehal Hashmi to face anti-terrorism court

On Friday, A sessions court reassigned the case against Senator Nehal Hashmi to an anti-terrorism court after charges of terrorism were added to the...

Contempt for the constitution in Federal and Sindh

Ikram Sehgal | Formation of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) by the SC in the PanamaGate case became a cause for PML (N) party stalwarts...

BMW or motorcycle? Contradictions between the rhetoric and reality of PML-N

On 5th July, Wednesday, a fleet of BMW’s, Land cruisers, and assorted police vehicles pulled up in front of the Federal Judicial Academy (FJA)....

Panic has set in… what in the world is going on?

GVS News Analysis | The JIT’s investigation of the Prime Minister and his family is about to reach a crescendo and the nation is witnessing...

SECP under scrutiny, Panama JIT approaching its climax.

The July 10th deadline for the Panamagate JIT is drawing closer and tensions are flaring all across the political spectrum. The Federal Investigation Agency...

Prime Minister Imran Khan?

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | This is a six part article which traces the phenomenal rise of PTI, the disillusionment that set in, internal party...

Will the JIT be able to handle PML-N’s pressure?

Imtiaz Gul | A big question surrounding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s appearance before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) was whether he will draw on documents...

PML-N leaders U-turn on JIT; Question ISI, MI involvement

The PML-N government has done a backflip on its stance regarding inclusion of the two representatives of MI and ISI in the Panamagate JIT...

PML-N’s latest bid to pressure Panama JIT

On Wednesday, during the latest fortnightly Supreme Court hearing of the six-member Panamagate joint investigation team (JIT), the Supreme Court was informed that the...

Hudaibiya Paper Mills: Will money trail ever be explained?

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has submitted the record of the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case to the Panamagate JIT. As the JIT...

Pakistan’s culture of Politics thrives on the many Nihal Hashmis

Saad Rasool | The infamous speech of Mr. Nihal Hashmi – an abominable (former) Senator of PML-N – has laid bare the rotten core of...

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