ISLAMABAD - An anti-terrorism court Wednesday declared Pakistani Taliban leader Maulana Fazlullah a proclaimed offender, officials said.
ISLAMABAD - An 85-year-old man has filed a lawsuit against two people including a girl for cheating him into getting married and robbing 25,000 rupees, it has emerged.
ISLAMABAD - Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has announced political and judicial reforms in the northwestern tribal region during a special function on the eve of Pakistan’s 63rd Independence Day.
ISLAMABAD - Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, booked for illegally detaining Supreme Court judges after declaring an emergency Nov 3, 2007, can be arrested only on the direct orders of the government since he enjoys legal and constitutional immunity, say police officials.
ISLAMABAD - Following the registration of a case against former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf for illegally confining Supreme Court judges during the emergency in 2007, speculations are rife that the latest development could have a far reaching effect on the current democratic set up of the country.
ISLAMABAD - Acting on a petition regarding the house arrest of Supreme Court judges, a sessions court in Islamabad has directed police to lodge a case against former President Pervez Musharraf.
Ex-Pakistan President Musharraf faces new probe
ISLAMABAD —A lawyer says a Pakistani court has ordered an investigation into allegations that former President Pervez Musharraf illegally detained judges in 2007.
ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said the Pakistan Government will take action against former President Pervez Musharraf only if parliament passes a “unanimous” resolution to invoke Article 6 of the constitution.
“Bring a unanimous resolution right now … the government is ready to act on it,” said Gilani while responding to Leader of the Opposition Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan’s criticism targeting the government for “hesitating to take action against Musharraf even after the Supreme Court verdict”.
ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Government has decided to do away with the condition of a bachelor’s degree for candidates for the Senate, the national and provincial assemblies, in line with the Supreme Court judgment of April 21 last year.