The Lahore High Court issued on Wednesday a fresh notice to President Asif Ali Zardari through his principal secretary and sought a reply to a petition pleading contempt proceedings against him for not abiding a court order to relinquish the political office of PPP co-chairman.
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The Arsalan Iftikhar affair has made history but for the wrong reason. It may be the only case that was based entirely on hearsay and yet the Supreme Court took it up. Even in its preliminary stage, the affair has so many intriguing aspects that an investigative journalist can explore and bring out a bestseller . . . → Read More: Facts you overlooked in the Mediagate scandal
There is that story about a bull frog that wanted to be the biggest and kept puffing himself up till he burst. Now everyone knows, of course, that a bubble if it continues to expand must at some point burst and splatter everybody around it. So it is with an empire, real estate or some . . . → Read More: Tycoon in a Typhoon
It seems lately that Shakespeare’s quote about the world being a stage and all men and women being mere players is playing out literally for our country. The theatrics our top echelons have employed in a choreographed play to the death tournament for power have stopped failing to impress. As the three arms of the . . . → Read More: Crab Olympics
It is often misunderstood that the judiciary takes action against measures taken by the executive, but it is the constitution which provides this important role to the judiciary for regulating the state machinery, Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said on Sunday. He was addressing the concluding session of the three-day National Judicial Conference.
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The fear that more lives would be lost became an unfortunate reality with the assassination of Federal Minister for Minority Affairs, Shahbaz Bhatti. And yet more lives are at stake, with hate mongering and misinformation going unchecked.
If anything, Bhatti’s death has further strengthened the resolve of many to fight back harder against the growing . . . → Read More: Time to Act