aitzaz ahsan

Gilani verdict to be appealed: Minister


April 26th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) A petition would be filed in the Supreme Court for a review of its verdict against Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, whom the apex court ... Read more...

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Gilani contempt verdict to be announced April 26


April 24th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court will announce April 26 the verdict in the contempt of court case against Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for not writing ... Read more...

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Can’t write letter against Zardari: Gilani’s counsel to court


March 21st, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) Appearing in a contempt of court case, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's counsel told the Supreme Court Wednesday that the government could not write ... Read more...

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Gilani contempt: Court summons top official


February 28th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) A top Pakistani official was Tuesday summoned by the Supreme Court which was hearing Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's contempt of court case for refusing ... Read more...

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Gilani’s appeal in contempt case rejected by apex court


February 10th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Friday rejected an appeal by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani against appearing before it on contempt charges, his defence lawyer said.The appeal ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM files appeal in contempt of court


February 8th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday filed an appeal in the Supreme Court against the order to summon him in a contempt of court ... Read more...

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PM Gilani has committed contempt, rules court (Third Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had committed contempt by not initiating action against President Asif Ali Zardari for ... Read more...

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Gilani has committed contempt, rules court (Second Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had committed contempt by not initiating action against President Asif Ali Zardari for ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM has committed contempt, says court (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has committed contempt by not initiating action against President Asif Ali Zardar for ... Read more...

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No contempt proceedings if president has immunity: Pakistani court


February 1st, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) There is no need for contempt proceedings if the president's immunity is proved, Pakistan's Supreme Court said Wednesday while hearing a contempt of court case ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM himself drove to the apex court


January 19th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was in the driver's seat while travelling to the Supreme Court for a hearing on a contempt notice it ... Read more...

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Zardari has immunity: Pakistani PM’s lawyer


January 18th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari has immunity from prosecution, says the lawyer of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani who has been issued a contempt notice by the ... Read more...

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Blasphemy laws should remain intact in Pakistan: PPP leader


January 11th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 11(ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan has said the country's blasphemy laws should remain intact, and if Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer committed any mistake or blasphemy, ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto assassination probe should have started from Musharraf: Aitzaz Ahsan


December 25th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 25 (ANI): The investigation into former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination should have started from former president Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Aitzaz Ahsan has said.Talking ... Read more...

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Zardari can only be dethroned through impeachment: Ahsan


February 2nd, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.2 (ANI): Stressing that President Asif Ali Zardari enjoys amnesty only in criminal cases and not in civil ones, former Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president Aitzaz Ahsan has said ... Read more...

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Zardari enjoys amnesty only in criminal cases: Ahsan


January 31st, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan.31 (ANI): Senior Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Aitzaz Ahsan has said President Asif Ali Zardari enjoys amnesty only in criminal cases and not in civil matters.Talking to reporters on the ... Read more...

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Pak govt, Zardari bracing themselves for legal battle against NRO judgment


January 21st, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.21 (ANI): The Pakistan government may file another petition seeking review of the Supreme Court's verdict on the controversial amnesty law, the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO).Responding to a question raised by ... Read more...

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Zardari’s daughter may seek reopening of ZA Bhutto ‘death by hanging’ case


January 11th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 11(ANI): Pakistan Law Minister Babar Awan has said that Asifa Bhutto Zardari, daughter of President Asif Ali Zardari, may file a writ petition for reopening the Zulfikar Ali Bhutto 'death ... Read more...

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India to host conference on peace with Pakistan


January 7th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Amid the deep chill in India-Pakistan ties, peace activists from the two countries will pitch for a thaw and also discuss autonomy to Kashmir and Balochistan ... Read more...

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Pak constitutional experts divided on fate of beneficiaries’ liability under contentious NRO


November 23rd, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov. 23 (ANI): Constitutional experts in Pakistan have expressed divergent views on whether the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) would lose its efficacy after its expiry on November 28 or not.Several experts ... Read more...

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I was offered such a post which would cause ’sleepless nights’ to some people: Ahsan


November 10th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov.10 (ANI): Former Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president and senior Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Aitzaz Ahsan has disclosed that he was offered a top post in the Gilani government, ... Read more...

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Article 248 provides Pak president special immunity against court cases


November 6th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.6 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari can enjoy himself in power without bothering much about being dragged to a court of law on various corruption charges, as the country's ... Read more...

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Former SCBA president offers to buy Musharraf return ticket to face music back home


October 30th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.30 (ANI): Former Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Chaudhary Aitzaz Ahsan has asked former President General Pervez Musharraf to return back to the country and fight the ... Read more...

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Ex-spy says former Pak IB chief wanted to file high treason cases against Benazir, two others


August 28th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.28 (ANI): After the recent outbursts of Brigadier (retired) Imtiaz, another officer of Pakistan's intelligence services has revealed that the former IB director-general had planned to register high treason cases ... Read more...

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‘Pak Govt. should take initiative for Musharraf’s trial’


August 9th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug. 9 (ANI): A prominent Pakistani legal expert has said the PPP-led government should take the initiative to prosecute former president Pervez Musharraf for violating the constitution.The Dawn quoted former ... Read more...

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Pak SC could open Zulfikar Ali Bhutto ‘judicial murder’ case: Ahsan


July 21st, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 21 (ANI): Terming the case of former Pakistan Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto as a 'judicial murder', former Supreme Court Bar Association president Aitzaz Ahsan has said the apex court ... Read more...

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Chaudhry not restored under any deal: Aitzaz Ahsan


April 9th, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.9 (ANI): Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry was not restored as a result of any deal, former Supreme Court Bar Association president Aitzaz Ahsan said on Thursday.Addressing ... Read more...

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Sacked judges restored in line with Benazirs promise: Aitzaz


March 18th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi (Pakistan), Mar.18 (ANI): Former Supreme Court Bar Association president and leader of the lawyers Long March, Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan said Wednesday that the restoration of the deposed judges was in ... Read more...

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Rifts surface within Zardaris PPP


March 15th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar. 15 (ANI): With resignation of two key members from the Pakistan cabinet, and the pass up of several unpopular decisions, cracks have begun to appear within the ruling Pakistan ... Read more...

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Sharif was offered bribe to accept PCO judiciary: PML (N)


February 25th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.25 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League (N) has said that Federal Government had tried to bribe Nawaz Sharif , and asked him to recognise the PCO judiciary. Talking to mediapersons after a ... Read more...

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Outrage over Pak SC verdict declaring Sharif brothers ineligible to contest polls


February 25th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.25 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court has declared that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother Shahbaz Sharif, who is currently the Chief Minister of Punjab Province as ineligible ... Read more...

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Zardari targeting Benazirs close aides considered threat to his supremacy


February 19th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.19 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari considers his critics and supporters of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, as rivals and a potential threat to his supremacy, a Telegraph report ... Read more...

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Agenda of democracy in Pak still in an unfinished state: Aitzaz


November 22nd, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Former Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association president Aitzaz Ahsan has said that while a new era of hope is dawning in the United States, in Pakistan the ... Read more...

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Chaudhry is Pakistan’s ‘constitutional’ chief justice: SCBA president


October 29th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry, who was sacked by Pakistan's former military dictator General Pervez Musharraf last November, is the "constitutional" chief justice and would be back in the chair ... Read more...

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Aitzaz, Ali Ahmad Kurd stop from entering SC main gate


October 20th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 20 (ANI): The Supreme Court (SC) management has barred the entry of SC Bar Association President, Aitzaz Ahsan and Executive Committee member, Ali Ahmad Kurd to the main gate ... Read more...

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