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A quest to provide swift justice in Pakistan

News Analysis | Today, the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan will start proceedings on a petition filed in the apex court seeking fresh rules for...

Islamabad High Court sets precedence asks to investigate Musharraf for corruption

News Analysis | On 10 February 2018 Islamabad High Court (IHC) directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to investigate General Pervez Musharraf over alleged corruption...

“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 not to be Party to case on Petition which Challenges...

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan on Tuesday resumed the hearing of the petition which challenged the Elections Act 2017. The Act...

Shahzeb murder case: SC asks what constitutes terrorism?

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan on Wednesday reviewed the petition filed by civil rights activists concerning the Shahzeb Khan murder case....

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...

Indian SC rules against love jihad campaign started by Hindutva extremists

News Analysis | The Indian Supreme Court on Tuesday said that a court cannot examine whether an adult woman's marriage was valid or invalid, whether...

NAB files review petition against SC for rejecting to reopen Hudaibiya...

News Analysis | The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday filed a review petition against the Supreme Court (SC)’s rejection of reopening the Hudaibiya Paper...

Who is capable of preventing nuclear war before Olympics?

Sophie Mangal | A petition appealing to the DPRK’s (Democratic People’ Republic of Korea) authorities to stop testing weapons of mass destruction (WMD) during the...

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...

IHC reserves the decision on NAB’s petition seeking to quash Safdar’s...

News Analysis | On Thursday, a two-member bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) reserved the judgment on the petition filed by the National Accountability...

Why is Kangana Ranaut refusing to sign the petition to protect...

News Desk | Bollywood's most outspoken actress Kangana Ranaut has refused to sign the petition initiated for Deepika's protection by Shabana Azmi. The petition asks...

Nawaz cornered: Supreme Court also rejects his petition for clubbing of...

News Analysis | On Thursday, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar rejected Nawaz Sharif's appeal to the Supreme Court (SC) seeking the clubbing...

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...

Time to get rid of crooks

Haider Mehdi | At a recent seminar in Toronto, organized by OPEN (Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs of North America) I heard a talk by Dr....

ECP drops contempt proceedings against Imran: Win-win for both?

News Analysis | The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) brought an end to the protracted contempt of court case against Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran...

Sigh of relief for Khan: IHC suspends his arrest warrants

News Analysis |  The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday suspended arrest warrants against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief, Imran Khan which were issued by the Election...

ECP is gunning for Khan at all costs ; orders Islamabad...

News Analysis | The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has ordered the Islamabad Police to arrest PTI Chief, Imran Khan days after issuing his arrest...

Sindh’s major problem: Booming alcohol sales?

In Sindh, over 57% of children are stunted, 40 percent suffer from malnutrition, 6 million children are out of school. This despite the fact...

UN special envoy to Syria, De Mistura being forced to resign?

Sophie Mangal | According to the sources close to Astana talks, the resignation of the current UN special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, may...

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