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PML-N leaders criticize SC’s ruling on period of disqualification

The disqualification under Article-62-1f is meant for lifetime, said Supreme Court while ruling on petitions filed by 13 disqualified politicians.  The reserved ruling that apex court’s five-member bench announced Friday came to the disappointment of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and PTI leader Jahangir Khan Tareen. The PML-N leaders including Marriyum Aurangzeb, Captain (reted.) Safdar, and…

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Here is what Nawaz Sharif has been saying about ‘five judges’

Supreme Court’s disqualification verdict on July 28 angered Nawaz Sharif to the effect that he embarked on movement to get ‘justice’. He took a protest procession from Islamabad to Lahore.  Ever since, the ousted Prime Minister subjected the national institutions especially the judiciary to extreme criticism. About five judges who comprised the Panama case bench,…

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Nawaz Sharif, Jehangir Tareen disqualified for life

ISLAMABAD: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and former MNA Jehangir Tareen of the PTI cannot ever stand for elections for the rest of their life, ruled the Supreme Court in a stunning landmark judgement on Friday morning. They were disqualified under Article 62 of the Constitution which says that in order for a Pakistani to…

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Supreme Court reserves verdict in Article 62-1F disqualification duration case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan Wednesday reserved its verdict in the case regarding duration for the disqualification of the members of the Parliament incurred under Article 62(1)(f) of the Constitution. A five-member larger bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, heard several identical petitions to stipulate the timeframe for which…

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Parliament is wholly independent, says CJP Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar Thursday said it is incumbent upon the judiciary to interpret a law that is ambiguous. The CJP said this while hearing several pleas filed to the apex court to set a time-period of disqualification under the specific Article 62(1)(f) of the Constitution and said the the apex…

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