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Returning officer summons Imran Khan over Tyrian White issue

A returning officer has summoned Imran Khan as former CJ Iftikhar Chaudhry’s party has challenged the PTI chief’s nomination papers. The Justice Democratic Party challenged Mr Khan’s papers in light of Article 62 (1)(f), which requires all public office holders to be truthful and honest. Justice Democratic Party spokesperson Sheikh Ehsan said on Awaz programme…

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Analysis: Nawaz Sharif is dishonest today. Can he never repent?

Nawaz Sharif stepped down as prime minister last year after the top court ousted him over dishonesty. The court said he did not declare a particular source of income. Under Article 62, some disqualifications span five years. Friday’s ruling clarified, however, that Mr Sharif will never again be able to hold public office. The ousted…

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Zardari calls meeting to discuss Article 62, 63 amendment

ISLAMABAD: Former president Asif Ali Zardari has called a meeting in Islamabad in which senior PPP leaders will discuss the government’s attempt to amend Article 62, 63.  According to details, Leader of the Opposition Syed Khursheed Shah’s visit to Lahore has been postponed. PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and former president Asif Ali Zardari have…

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Article 62, 63 being amended to save Nawaz: Khursheed Shah

ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah said on Wednesday that PPP opposed any amendment to Article 62, 63. Khursheed Shah said that this was not the time to bring abolish Article 62,63. He said that the government was mulling to abolish the law in order to save Nawaz Sharif. “When…

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Govt announces plan to amend Article 62, 63

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has formally announced its plan to amend Article 62 and 63 of the Constitution in the wake of disqualification of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Nawaz Sharif was disqualified by the Supreme Court of Pakistan for failing to declare his un-withdrawn salary from his son’s UAE-based firm under Article 62 of…

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Dawn leaks report will be presented on Tuesday: Nisar

WAH CANTONMENT: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Friday that the report pertaining to the Dawn Leaks scandal would be presented on Tuesday.  Addressing a press conference at Wah Cantonment, Chaudhry Nisar ridiculed Asif Ali Zardari’s criticism on the Prime Minister from yesterday and claimed that Zardari lecturing on Article 62, 63 was…

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Justice Khosa withdraws observation on Article 62, 63

ISLAMABAD: Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on Tuesday withdrew his observation in the case about implementation of Article 62 and 63. Justice Khosa heads a five-judge Supreme Court bench that is hearing petitions seeking the disqualification of the prime minister over investments made by his family members in offshore companies. In yesterday’s hearing, the bench identified…

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