Posts tagged as: NRO

Supreme Court cannot adopt third way in NRO implementation case: Aitzaz Ahsan

Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Senator Aitzaz Ahsan has said that the Supreme Court couldn’t adopt any middle way in the NRO (National Reconciliation Ordinance) implementation case. Speaking to private TV channel, the renowned jurist predicted that the apex court would give a similar ruling against Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf as it did against Yousaf […]

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf gets time till September 18

The Supreme Court has granted time to Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf till September 18 in the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) implementation case. On appearing before the Supreme Court in the contempt case, the premier sought at least four to six weeks to consult his legal team to resolve the issue. A five-judge bench headed by […]

Raja Pervez Ashraf likely to face same fate as Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani: Aitzaz Ahsan

Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Senator Aitzaz Ahsan has said that Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf might face the same fate as his predecessor Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani. The Supreme Court on Monday has given time to Prime Minister Ashraf till September 17 to show commitment and write letter to Swiss authorities against his boss President […]

PM to face consequences if fails to appear on August 27: Supreme Court

In quite an unprecedented move, the Supreme Court has warned that Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf could face consequences if he failed to appear before the Supreme Court on August 27. The court, however, promised to accommodate the premier if he appears on the given date with a positive statement regarding its order in the […]

PPP’s Jamshed Dasti offers himself to be next premier

Sensing the fate of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf in the NRO implementation case, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) MNA Jamshed Dasti offered himself to be the next prime minister of the country. While addressing a press conference at the Multan Press Club, the MNA said he was ready to become chief executive of the country. […]

SC accepts review petition; hearing on August 15

Islamabad: (Saturday, August 11, 2012) Supreme Court of Pakistan, while accepting government’s review petition on NRO implementation case, has set August 15 for hearing. Headed by Justice Asif Khosa, a five member bench will hear the petition. Earlier, the government had filed a review petition against the July 12 order of the apex court in […]

Legislation is solely right of parliament; says Qamar Zaman Kaira

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira has said that legislation was solely the right of parliament, adding that no government offices have the right to intervene in the lawmaking. Addressing a seminar on Civil Military Relations in Islamabad, the minister said that successive martial law regimes have weakened government departments and the country […]

Asma Jehangir terms August 8 Black-day of history

Terming August 8 as yet another Black Day in the judicial history of the country, Asma Jahangir criticized the Supreme Court’s ruling that issued show-cause notices to Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf in the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) implementation case. While speaking to the media, the former president of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) […]

Government files review-petition against court’s verdict

In order to fight the battle on legal grounds, the government has filed a review petition against ruling of the Supreme Court that declared Contempt of Court Act 2012 null and void. Abdul Shakoor Paracha, the counsel for federation filed the petition on behalf of the government. A five-judge bench of the apex court headed […]

Supreme Court issues show-cause notice to Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf over his failure to implement its directive of writing a letter to Swiss authorities to reopen graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari. The apex court in its short-order, which has already dismissed prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani over […]

Government to file review petition against cancellation of Contempt of Court Act 2012

The government has decided to file a review petition against the Supreme Court’s ruling of August 3, in which it declared the Contempt of Court Act 2012 null and void. In quite an unprecedented way, the incumbent dropped the option of either promulgating the law through a presidential ordinance or re-enacting it through parliament. After […]

Politically motivated cases can be sent to Parliament; says NAB Chief

Chief National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Admiral (Retd) Fasih Bokhari has offered to send politically motivated cases to parliament, hinting at a similar proposal to the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO). While giving a briefing to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), he was of the opinion that the bureau couldn’t alone close politically motivated cases. He noted, […]


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