Archive for December, 2013

Musharraf took all on board over Nov 3 steps: Chaudhry Shujaat

ISLAMABAD: President Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q), Senator Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain Monday disclosed that former president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf had taken all the stakeholders on board over proclamation of emergency and other steps on November 3, 2007.
“Those who claim that the former president had not held a prior consultation are lying,” the PML-Q President Chaudhry Shujaat, whose party was […]

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After the Judicial activism: Ex-CJ’s career littered with politics, says ex-law minister Babar Awan

Sharing an interesting interview.  Babar Awan also tells how Indian Chief Justice told journalists to go to Pakistani chief justice Iftikhar Choudhry for photo shoots and interviews.
Babar says, ex-chief Justice of Supreme court of Pakistan was taking up on small level cases like sugar price increase etc. only to gain public popularity and nothing else.
From his interview we now know many more dirty […]

Musharraf treason trial: Interior ministry setups two teams

ISLAMABAD () – The interior ministry has setup two teams to try former President Pervez Musharraf under Article 6 of the constitution, Dunya News reported on Wednesday.
The two teams, constitution and prosecution, will be headed by Dr Tariq Hassan and Nasiruddin Khan respectively. Both of the teams will be working under the supervision of advocate […]

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وکلا افتخار چوہدری کی ریٹائرمنٹ پر خوش: بی بی سی : Urdu

تین نومبر سنہ 2007 میں پاکستان میں ایمرجنسی کے نفاذ کے بعد جسٹس افتخار محمد چوہدری کی چیف جسٹس کے عہدے پر اور اعلیٰ عدلیہ کے دیگر ججوں کو بحال کروانے کے لیے چلنے والی تحریک کے کرتا دھرتا افراد شاید افتخار محمد چوہدری کی ریٹائرمنٹ پر اُتنی ہی خوشی محسوس کر رہے ہیں جتنی […]

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Chief justice has been inconsistent, says ICJ

ISLAMABAD, Dec 5: The chief justice of Pakistan has strengthened human rights but his inconsistent choice of cases has left the Supreme Court vulnerable to accusations of partisan intervention, a global group of 60 eminent judges and lawyers said on Thursday.
Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry — due to step down on Dec 12 — spearheaded a […]

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Musharraf treason trial: not-so-brilliant diversion- Ayaz Amir (former MNA)

By Ayaz Amir
Nov. 19, 2013
From: Print Edition
Brilliant, sayeth anyone? This is downright pathetic and we are supposed to take it seriously. When other problems cry for attention, when the Taliban vow vengeance and the government (stricken by fear) knows not what to do, when breathtaking administrative incompetence leads to a complete breakdown of law and order […]

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Nawaz Govt to press five politically motivated charges against former President Musharraf

ISLAMABAD, Dec 8: In the ‘high treason’ case against former president retired Gen Pervez Musharraf, the government plans to charge him with abrogating, subverting, suspending, holding in abeyance and attempting to conspire against the 1973 Constitution by declaring emergency and overthrowing superior judiciary in November 2007.
In a formal complaint to be filed on Monday in […]

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Musharraf and Media – A restorative narrative by Ayaz Amir (former MNA from Chakwal)

By Ayaz Amir
Friday, December 06, 2013
Source: The News
What exactly is our problem when it comes to discussing the status of the media? Do we suffer from short memories? Or are we purposely selective with the truth?
The Pakistani media today is more electronic than print…meaning to say that the electronic component in terms of reach and […]

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