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…
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…