Posts tagged as: Judiciary

Tahirul Qadri says he doesn’t want to become caretaker Prime Minister

Chairman of Tehreek-e-Minhajul Quran Dr Tahirul Qadri  has made it clear that he did not want to become a caretaker prime minister.   Addressing the Tehrik-i-Minhajul Quran workers convention, Tahirul Qadri said, “We will eradicate corruption from politics and no one will be allowed to loot the resources of the country.”   On the occasion, […]

NA Public Accounts Committee seeks reply from Registrar Supreme Court over audit report

National Assembly Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has issued notice to registrar Supreme Court (SC) to appear before it on December, 14 to explain about audit objections.   The decision to send the notice was taken in PAC meeting held on October, 11. The notice has been issued after soliciting opinion of legal experts including former […]

Balochistan Law and Order Case: Government files review petition against Supreme Court’s interim order

The federal government on Thursday filed a petition in the Supreme Court requesting it to review its verdict in the Balochistan law and order case.   On Oct 12, the apex court had issued an interim order on a petition on the law and order situation and human rights violations in Balochistan, stating that the […]

Nawaz Sharif urges for harmony among institutions

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Nawaz Sharif has called for complete harmony among all state institutions for the progress and prosperity of the country.   His statement came to the light amidst talk of confrontation between the military and the judiciary.   A statement issued by him stated, “Everyone – including politicians, judges and generals […]

Supreme Court seeks record of ISPR after May 02 operation

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought records of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press releases and Armed forces’ statements  issued after the Abbottabad operation against Osama Bin Laden on May 02.   A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary resumed hearing of a petition pertaining to media’s role.   […]

Prime Minister Raja calls for respect of all institutions

Dispelling a perception of conflict between the government and judiciary, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said the country could prosper only when all these respected each other and worked within their spheres. Addressing a ceremony of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), the premier said mud-slinging on institutions was tantamount to defaming the country. […]

Arsalan Iftikhar case: Memon slams the verdict

Karachi: Sharjeel Memon, the provincial minister for Information said here today that the Supreme Court’s verdict on Arsalan Iftikhar’s review petition is a part of the judicial marshal law and Chaudhry Nisar should be ashamed for putting blame on media. Sharjeel, who was talking to the media men after attending a seminar held here at […]

We have always respected the judiciary: Minister for Interior

Islamabad: The Federal Minister for Interior, Rehman Malik said here today that they have always respected the judiciary and that unlike others, they never dared attacking the Supreme Court. Malik, who was talking to the journalists upon his arrival to the apex court building here today, said that the Supreme Court’s orders would be implemented […]

Government ready to sacrifice ten prime ministers: Nisar Khuhro

Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) leader and Speaker of the Sindh Assembly, Nisar Khuhro has said that his party would willingly sacrifice ten prime ministers but would not write a letter to Swiss authorities against President Asif Ali Zardari. Earlier, the Supreme Court had last month issued a contempt notice to Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf […]

Why the judicial restraint?

Why the judicial restraint? Lately, there have been calls from legal fraternities demanding from judicial restraint from a court that is bent for rule of law and the constitution. While for some, the call for this restraint might be justified on grounds of the reason that a fragile democracy must be provided with the room […]

HRCP proposes roadmap for a democratic Pakistan

Islamabad, August 12: Pakistan’s survival depends on strengthening the democratic process so as to remove the tensions and imbalance in civil and military relations and ensure that all institutions of the state play their role in the well being of the people within their parameters. This was the consensus at a consultation organized by the Human […]

PTI vows to foil all anti-judiciary plots

Lahore: (Wednesday, August 8, 2012) Javed Hashmi, the central leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf said here today that the incumbent government was waging a battle against the judiciary and that his party would foil every anti-judiciary conspiracy. Hashmi said that while sharing his remarks during a gathering at an Iftar-dinner hosted in his honour here. The […]


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