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Cablegate highlights America’s deep role in Pak’s power politics


December 2nd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2(ANI): The latest leak of classified U.S. diplomatic cables out of Pakistan have highlighted America's deep role in the country's power politics.A March 2009 cable reveals that Pakistan Army ... Read more...

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Musharraf will be ‘welcomed’ by chief justice: Gilani


September 13th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, who has hinted at his return after spending two years abroad, would be "welcomed" by a clutch of cases pending ... Read more...

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Kasuri says judicial crisis in Pak blocked resolution of Kashmir issue


April 23rd, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 23 (ANI): Pakistan's former Foreign Minister Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri said that due to judicial crisis of 2007 the Kashmir issue could not be solved with India.Speaking in a programme ... Read more...

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Contempt of court action must against “two sides of forged coin” Zardari, Gilani: JI chief


February 15th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb. 15 (ANI): Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Munawar Hasan has called for a contempt of court action against Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani over the issuance ... Read more...

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Bhagwan Das is head of Pakistan’s public service commission


November 26th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 26 (IANS) Retired Supreme Court judge Bhagwan Das, a highly respected name in the Pakistani judiciary and one of the very few Hindus to hold high office in this ... Read more...

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I allowed Bhutto to return as no corruption charges were proved against her : Musharraf


September 29th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep.29 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has said that no corruption charges were proved against former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and that was the reason why he allowed ... Read more...

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Musharraf never consulted cabinet in almost 99.9 percent of political decisions


August 3rd, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 3 (ANI): Former president Pervez Musharraf never took his cabinet into confidence on several key issues, including the war on terror, the Lal Masjid operation, restrictions on media, the ... Read more...

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Shariah court becomes operational in Swat


March 18th, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 18 (ANI): A Shariah court has started operating in Matta Tehsil of Swat Valley today.A total of 24 cases were filed at the court out of which two were ... Read more...

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Swat lawyers concerned over Sufis warning against judiciary


March 18th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar. 18 (ANI): Lawyers associations have expressed serious concern over TNSM chief Sufi Mohammads warning to the Swat lower judiciary against attending courts in the Valley. The Swat District Bar ... Read more...

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Restoration of sacked judiciary unconstitutional, say most Pak experts?


March 17th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar. 17 (ANI): Constitutional experts in Pakistani are divided over the legitimacy of the sacked judges restoration of sacked judges through an executive order passed by the Prime Minister. Some ... Read more...

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PML-N warns disqualification of Nawaz, Shahbaz will lead to chaos in Pak


January 21st, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 21 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has warned against disqualification of its top leadership, saying that neither the people of the country nor the party will accept any ... Read more...

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Zardari invites Iftikhar to join politics


October 26th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 26 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that he sees no judicial crisis in the country except a few deposed judges issuing political statements, and gave a ... Read more...

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PML-N describes Zardaris maiden speech as long on words, short on deeds


September 21st, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Sept 21 (ANI): The PML-N has described the newly elected Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardaris maiden speech at the joint session of the countrys Parliament yesterday as long on ... Read more...

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Boucher to hold talks with Sharif, other Pak politicians on July 2


June 29th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , June 29 (ANI): U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Central Asia and South Asian affairs, Richard Boucher, will call on Nawaz Sharif in Lahore on July 2 just prior ... Read more...

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Shady compromise formula on the anvil to resolve Pak judges issue: Paper


June 19th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 19 (ANI): With the lawyers community in Pakistan showing a degree of flexibility in their stand and the deposed judges showing their readiness for accepting the PCO judges as ... Read more...

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Pak-like judicial crisis hits PoK too


May 28th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 28 (ANI): A Pakistan-like judicial crisis is reportedly fuelling in PoK (Pakistan occupied Kashmir) too where the appointment of chief justice is not only being protested and challenged by ... Read more...

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Zardari says PPP has a working relationship with Musharraf


May 26th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 26 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said that the PPP has a working relationship with President Pervez Musharraf. The Daily Times quoted Zardari as saying ... Read more...

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Judges issue splits PPP, CEC


May 25th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad , May 25 (ANI): The Central Executive Committee of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) met over the judges issue on May 24, but was divided with a considerable number of ... Read more...

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US media predicts fall of Pak govt over judges issue impasse


May 12th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Even as todays deadline for restoration of deposed Supreme Court judges is almost certain to expire, and the PML-N expected to take a stand today regarding continuance ... Read more...

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Musharrafs impeachment out of question: Shujaat


May 6th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, May 6 (ANI): PML-Q president and former Pakistan premier Shujaat Hussain has said that the ruling coalition will never impeach President Pervez Musharraf.But, falling short of citing any reason ... Read more...

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If govt fails to resolve judges issue, PML-Q may table resolution in NA


April 28th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Apr 28 (ANI): If the ruling coalition failed to resolve the judicial crisis, the PML-Q would bring a resolution in the National Assembly for the solution of the crisis, said ... Read more...

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Justice (Retd) Bhagwandas rejects formula of restoration of judges sans deposed CJP


April 23rd, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by admin
Quetta, Apr 23 (ANI): Justice (Retd) Rana Bhagwandas, the only Hindu judge to be installed as one of the Pakistan Supreme Court judges, has rejected the minus-one formula, saying that reinstatement ... Read more...

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Mahathir clashes with prominent ethnic Indian leader


April 10th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 10 (IANS) Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has lashed out against ethnic Indian opposition leader Karpal Singh, saying he was "moved by pure hatred" in his demand for ... Read more...

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Zardari, Sharif remain committed to restoring sacked judges


April 8th, 2008 - 8:43 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr.8 (ANI): Leaders of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) have reiterated their commitment to resolve the country's judicial crisis, but cautiously. Though their exists a difference ... Read more...

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Pak Parliament to resolve judicial crisis, says Gilani


April 7th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 7 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that the judicial crisis will be resolved by the Parliament.During a meeting with a delegation of notables from ... Read more...

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Ex-Pak CJ Chaudhry determined to have himself reinstated


April 6th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad , Apr.6 (ANI): Pakistan s deposed Supreme Court Chief Justice (CJ) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has expressed his determination to have himself reinstated.Sources told The Nation that he revealed these thoughts ... Read more...

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Musharraf going into the background a result of well-thought-out strategy: Aide


April 5th, 2008 - 11:10 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 5 (ANI): Whatever Pakistan witnessed during the past eight years, i.e. after the October 1999 military coup, including President Pervez Musharraf going into the background was a result of ... Read more...

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Maj-Gen Asif replaces Musharrafs key man Ijaz as Military Intelligence chief


April 3rd, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 3 (ANI): The new Yousuf Raza Gilani government in Pakistan has removed Musharrafs man Maj Gen Nadeem Ijaz as DG of Military Intelligence (MI), and appointed Maj Gen Mohammad ... Read more...

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Pakistan IB, ISI destroying crucial intelligence data


March 21st, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 21 (ANI): Pakistan Intelligence Bureau (IB) and Inter-Services Intelligence agency (ISI) have been destroying some of the crucial intelligence data and material, including explosive tape recordings of the top-most ... Read more...

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PPP to adopt zero tolerance on rights violations:


March 13th, 2008 - 7:23 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 13 (ANI): The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has said that Pakistan has suffered the worst violation of human rights, and therefore, it would adopt a zero tolerance policy on ... Read more...

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