Afzal Khan

  • TISLAMABAD-The 14-judge bench of the Supreme Court has overturned the Dogar Courts judgment in the Tikka Iqbal Khan case that had remained the main reference point during past one and half years in the legal and constitutional narrative in the country. The likes of Hafeez Pirzada, Sharifuddin ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - President Asif Ali Zardari's Punjab adventure always seemed to have a dubious chance of success even after he put all the state resources and authority at the disposal of Governor Salman Taseer. But what happened on the roads on Sunday and his subsequent retreat have dashed whatever ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-The PML-N leadership believes that the plan to launch a sleaze campaign against PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif by scandalizing his daughter's migration to the King Edward Medical College was devised under former President Gen (Retd) Pervez Musharraf. According to party sources, endorsed by some ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - President Asif Zardari will meet British Prime Minister Gordon Brown in London on September 16 during what is ostensibly a private visit for two days, it is learnt. The meeting has assumed considerable significance amid talk of 'new security strategy' devised by the United States ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Eight deposed judges of Sindh High Court have taken fresh oath to return to the bench. More from Lahore are likely to follow. With one stroke, the PPP-led government has succeeded where Gen (r) Musharraf had largely failed. A deep rupture has been caused in the lawyers' movement. The ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The stunning outcome of February 18 polls had thrown up a new political order that has rendered President Gen (r) Musharraf into an anachronism. Amid wild speculations during past several days Musharraf has flitted from despair to fragile hope of sticking to his office by some twist ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-The Bush administration has conveyed to political and security leadership of Pakistan that it no longer considers President Gen.(Retd) Pervez Musharraf as indispensable to its interests in the region, but would like his exit to be as smooth as possible, it is reliably learnt This ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The national political scene is getting murkier by the day. Things are moving at breathtaking speed in the seething political cauldron, leaving the people dazed and confused. Yet quite often one feels that there is a familiar pattern in the ebb and tide of events, hopes and frustrations ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-The constitutional package proposed by the PPP is partly out. It is comprehensive and probably first attempt to cover a broad spectrum of changes and correct distortions made by military rulers since the original document was approved in 1973. It also tries to enshrine most part of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-Law Minister Farooq Naek's statement that a Constitutional package is on the anvil to be introduced before the budget session has caused considerable stir in the country. Though the Minister has yet not disclosed the full contents of the package, it has triggered a heated debate about the ...

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