Asma Jahangir lashes out at the powers that be

Asma Jahangir lashes out at the powers that beISLAMABAD: Outspoken human rights activist Asma Jahangir on Thursday criticised military involvement in politics and the judiciary’s role over the years, wondering why only politicians were held accountable in Pakistan. Addressing a ‘Meet the Press’ event at the National Press Club, the senior lawyer sarcastically observed that the law on freedom of expression allowed individuals to speak […]

Imran requests SC to announce verdict ‘at the earliest’

Imran requests SC to announce verdict ‘at the earliest’ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has requested the apex court to announce its verdict in the Panamgate case “as early as possible, so that Pakistan can march forward”. The Supreme Court, after concluding hearings in the Panamagate case, reserved its judgement last week. A date for the judgement has yet to be announced. […]

Plea against talk shows on Panama case dismissed

Plea against talk shows on Panama case dismissedLAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking directions to restrain private TV channels from telecasting talk shows on Panama case. Justice Shams Mehmood Mirza held that under the democratic norms the ban could not be imposed on the important issue merely because it was causing mental agony to a citizen. The […]

LHC reserves judgment on petition against TV talk shows

LHC reserves judgment on petition against TV talk showsLAHORE : The Lahore High Court (LHC) reserved judgment on maintainability of a petition requesting to restrain private TV channels from debating Panama Papers case in talk shows. A local resident, Amjad Farooq, had moved a petition in LHC and his counsel advocate AK Dogar said that according to the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) rules […]

Imran’s allegation and the reporter’s response

Imran’s allegation and the reporter’s responseISLAMABAD: PTI Chairman Imran Khan has charged that MSR and his pro-PML-N propagandists get exposed every time they target him with falsehood and fail to print facts they themselves got confirmed. He wrote in his twitter account and also displayed a copy of the letter by Austin Robertson, ex-director, who mentioned in the letter, “I […]