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Letter that closed Zardari graft cases to be withdrawn: PM


September 18th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The government has decided to withdraw a letter that had been sent to Swiss authorities during Pervez Musharraf's tenure to close graft cases against President Asif ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM appears in Supreme Court


September 18th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Tuesday appeared before the Supreme Court, which had last month given him three-weeks' time to write to Swiss authorities on ... Read more...

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PM gets till Sep 18 to write letter against Zardari (Third Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) He could have been on his way out but Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf was Monday given a three-week reprieve by the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Pakistan prime ministerial hopeful Makhdoom Shahabuddin - a brief profile


June 20th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Senior PPP leader Makhdoom Shahabuddin has been short-listed as one of the candidates for Pakistan prime minister's post following a Supreme Court ruling disqualifying Yousuf ... Read more...

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Gilani stands disqualified as PM, rules Supreme Court (Second Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) The Pakistani Supreme Court Tuesday ruled that Yousuf Raza Gilani stood disqualified as prime minister as well as MP since the apex court's April 26 ... Read more...

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No need for Gilani to quit, says Pakistani cabinet


April 26th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) The federal cabinet Thursday stood by Yousuf Raza Gilani whom the Supreme Court convicted for contempt of court, saying there was no need for ... Read more...

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Gilani reaches Supreme Court


April 26th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday reached the Supreme Court that will give its verdict in a contempt of court case.Gilani was surrounded by ... Read more...

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Contempt case: SC to decide Gilani’s fate Thursday (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) It was judgment day for Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday with the Supreme Court expected to give its verdict in a contempt of ... Read more...

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Gilani convicted for contempt, gets symbolic sentence (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was Thursday convicted for contempt of court by the Supreme Court that gave him a 30-second symbolic sentence for ... Read more...

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Gilani to appear before Supreme Court for sentencing


April 25th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday said he would appear before Pakistan's Supreme Court Thursday for sentencing in a contempt of court case that could ... 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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Research documents on Zardari’s immunity stolen


March 16th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) Research papers dealing with immunity for heads of states were the only things stolen from the home of a Supreme Court official, a media ... Read more...

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Will face jail but not write to Swiss authorities: Gilani


March 15th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday reiterated that he will not write to the Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Attorney general gets court order in Zardari case


March 10th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Pakistan's Attorney General Maulvi Anwarul Haq has received the Supreme Court's order in the controversial National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) case, Geo News reported Saturday.The order ... Read more...

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Gilani ordered to reopen cases against Zardari


March 8th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Thursday ordered Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to reopen graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari.The orders were issued by a seven-member ... 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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Evidence submitted in Gilani’s contempt case


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Evidence was submitted Wednesday in the Pakistan Supreme Court which heard Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's contempt of court case for refusing to reopen corruption ... Read more...

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Cop’s front-rolls: No contempt case against official (Second Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to initiate criminal contempt proceedings against Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Seju P. Kuruvilla for ordering a constable to ... Read more...

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Cop’s front-rolls: No contempt case against official (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to initiate criminal contempt proceedings against Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Seju P. Kuruvilla for ordering a constable to ... Read more...

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A first: Pakistani PM indicted for contempt (Fourth Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case for refusing to reopen corruption cases against ... Read more...

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Gilani indicted: Sad day for Pakistan, says ruling party


February 13th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) The ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Monday said it is "a sad day" for the country after Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was indicted by ... Read more...

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In a first for Pakistan, PM indicted for contempt (Third Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case for refusing to reopen corruption cases against President Asif ... Read more...

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First for Pakistan, PM indicted for contempt (Second Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) In a first for any prime minister in Pakistan, Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case ... Read more...

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Gilani indicted for contempt (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case for failing to reopen corruption cases ... Read more...

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Tight security for Gilani’s court appearance


February 12th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) the government has beefed up security ahead of the Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's expected appearance in the Supreme Court here Monday in a ... 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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Gilani won’t ask Switzerland to reopen cases against Zardari


February 10th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani "will never" write to Swiss authorities to reopen money laundering cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, according to a ... 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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Gilani has committed contempt, rules Pakistan court


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has committed contempt by not initiating action against President Asif Ali Zardar for corruption, ... 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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Pakistan government is in serious trouble: Daily


January 20th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) Regardless of the decision the Supreme Court may take on Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, "what is clear is that his government is in serious ... Read more...

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Gilani gets lawyer in contempt case (Evening Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Prominent Pakistani lawyer Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan will represent Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in the Supreme Court in the contempt of court case.Ahsan, also a ... Read more...

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