Posts Tagged ‘Chief Justice’
The Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday rejected all three nominees proposed by Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf for caretaker premiership.
Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Nisar said that the consultation process for caretaker PM could move forward only in the case that PM Ashraf takes into consideration one of the names put forth by him.
In a letter written to the opposition leader on Thursday, the prime minister had proposed the names of former Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, former director State Bank Dr Ishrat Hussain, and former chief justice of the Balochistan High Court, Mir Hazar Khan Continue Reading…
As the Supreme Court cast its vote in favour of the Election Commission of Pakistan on Tuesday by telling it not to show any weakness in holding the general election and ensuring that it was free from all kinds of malaise, an assertive ECP decided to implement the unfinished agenda of electoral reforms.
Invoking Article 190 of the Constitution which authorises the court to call any executive authority in its aid, the Supreme Court on Tuesday commanded the government not Continue Reading…
Chief Justice of Pakistan, Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has taken suo moto notice of the blast in Abbas Town, Karachi.
The hearing of the case has been scheduled for March 6 and the report pertaining to the blast has been summoned from the Advocate General and Inspector General Sindh police.
The hearing is expected to focus on the failure of authorities to act immediately Continue Reading…
The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled Speaker National Assembly Fehmida Mirza’s ruling as void and declared that Yousuf Raza Gilani stood disqualified since April 26.
The Supreme Court announced the move after convicting Gilani on April 26 of contempt for refusing to ask Switzerland to reopen a multi-million-dollar corruption investigation into President Asif Ali Zardari.
“Yousuf Raza Gilani has become disqualified from being Continue Reading…
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A five member bench of the Supreme Court has decided to refer the six options relating to the NRO implementation case to the Chief Justice for constitution of a larger bench for hearing of these options.
Announcing the verdict on NRO implementation case‚ the bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa said the six Continue Reading…
Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Monday said that any official action by a government functionary without the prior approval of the government is unconstitutional and illegal.
While giving an interview to People’s Daily Online he referred to the observation of the Honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan that any act of a government functionary without the government’s nod is unconstitutional and therefore illegal.
The Prime Minister stated that in two simultaneous issues, one relating to the NATO attack on Pakistan’s borders and the other relating to a letter written by one American national to another American, the civil and military leadership of Pakistan held detailed meetings and took immediate decisions.
In case of the attack by the NATO, the Prime Minister said it was decided to refer the matter to the Parliamentary Committee on National Security.
In the second case it was also decided to refer the matter to the Parliamentary Committee on National Security, besides Continue Reading…