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Nawaz Sharif flies for London

  LAHORE: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif departed for London Thursday to see his wife Kulsoom Nawaz, who is undergoing cancer treatment. Nawaz Sharif left for London on Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-757 from Lahore airport where the flight was scheduled to depart at 11am; however, the flight was delayed for nearly two hours. According…

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Amitabh, Aishwarya summoned in Panama Papers case

MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan and his daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan were summoned by India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the Panama Papers case. The two celebrities were asked to submit some documents by ED in the Panama Papers case. The actors submitted the documents on Tuesday through their representatives, according to Indian media…

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Will continue to fight for sanctity of vote, vows Nawaz Sharif

NEWS DESK: Former PM Nawaz Sharif vowed to continue his fight for the sanctity of the people’s vote. He went on to say that he never bowed his head before dictatorial regimes. Speaking to the media in Punjab House on Tuesday, he said he has told Talal Chaudhry to look into the matter of the…

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IHC forwards request for larger bench in Khawaja Asif disqualification case

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) forwarded a request regarding formation of a larger bench to IHC Chief Justice for hearing the disqualification case against Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif. Justice Amir Farooq of IHC heard the petition seeking Khawaja Asif’s disqualification. Usman Dar of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had filed the petition against the minister, calling…

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PML-N has to accept SC verdict on Panama Papers Case

SUKKUR: Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly (NA) Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah has said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has to accept Supreme Court of Pakistan’s (SC) verdict in the Panama Papers Case, Samaa reported. He made the statement while speaking to media here on Saturday morning. The opposition leader stated that there are…

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Video: Sheikh Rashid on Supreme Court’s decision

While commenting on Supreme Court’s dismissal of Sharif Family’s petitions, Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid claimed that Nawaz Sharif’s lawyers failed to indicate any legal lacuna in the apex court’s July 28 judgement. Watch his views…

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Accountability Court summons Sharif family on Sept 19

ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court on Wednesday has summoned former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his two sons Hassan and Hussain for the hearing of a reference against them. According to details, they have been summoned on 19th September by the court for the hearing of reference pertaining to one of their United Kingdom-based companies named Flagship…

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SC hearing review petitions of Sharif family, Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD: A five-member Larger Bench of Supreme Court is hearing review petitions of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his children against August 28 decision of the apex court in Panama Papers Case. The larger bench is headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and also comprises of Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, Justice Gulzar Ahmad, Justice…

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SC grants Sharif family’s plea, says five-judge bench to hear review petitions

ISLAMABAD: Hearing the appeal filed by Sharif family, the three-judge bench of Supreme Court of Pakistan Tuesday approved their prayer and ruled the matter will be heard by the five-member bench that announced the July 28 verdict in Panama Papers case. The children of former Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday filed a petition…

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Another contempt petition filed against Nawaz Sharif

LAHORE: Another contempt of court application has been filed against disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday. According to Samaa, the petition filed at the LHC states Nawaz Sharif, in his Aiwan-e-Iqbal address, criticized the ruling of Supreme Court of Pakistan that it gave in Panama Papers case. Petition filed…

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Nawaz Sharif’s family challenges Panama ruling

ISLAMABAD: Children of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif filed review petitions to challenge verdict of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in Panama Papers case. Nawaz Sharif’s children Hussain Nawaz, Hassan Nawaz, Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd.) Safdar filed two petitions—one against the ruling of five-judge bench and the other against three-judge bench. The review…

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Petition to put Nawaz Sharif on ECL: LHC issues notices to govt

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) issued notices to the federal government over a petition seeking to put the name of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on exit control list (ECL). The petition filed by Barrister Javed Iqbal Jaffery states the members of Sharif family are not appearing before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) despite the clear-cut…

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Ishaq Dar files review petition against Panama ruling

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has filed a review petition in the Supreme Court against verdict of Panama Papers case. In his petition filed through his counsel Tariq Hasan, he maintained that the JIT overstepped its mandate and the verdict was given without going through the record. Dar prayed to the court to dismiss all…

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Sharif family asked to appear before NAB today

LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned members of the Sharif family for questioning regarding their London flats on Sunday (today). The accountability bureau had sent notices to the Sharif family regarding their today’s summoning. According to sources, the NAB’s Rawalpindi team has arrived in Lahore for the inquiry. Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his…

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This is what lawmakers say on Nawaz Sharif future

After falling a prey to Panama storm, the troubles of Nawaz Sharif family begin to pile up. Lawmakers have varied views with regard to the political future of former Prime Minister. Most see him in an extricable quandary. Watch Sohail Rasheed’s report on what they have to say.

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‘Secret power’ rules Pakistan, says Rana Sana

Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said there is a secret power ruling the country because of which no institution can function independently. He said while talking to Samaa’s current affairs program ‘Nadeem Malik Live’. Watch what else he said.

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NAB putting best foot forward against Sharifs, Dars

National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has obtained complete JIT report including Volume-10 from Supreme Court of Pakistan to file references against Nawaz Sharif, Ishaq Dar and their families. Four investigation teams have been formed to prepare references against the families. Know more in Faizan Khan’s report.

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NAB gets access to Volume 10; forms teams to grill Nawaz Sharif and sons

LAHORE: Pursuing its investigations into allegations against the Sharif family, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has constituted teams to interrogate former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his sons, Samaa reported Thursday. In this regard, officials said, a 14-member NAB team has been set up and will be further divided into four sub-teams. Every team will…

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Amitabh on income tax radar in Panama Papers case

NEW DELHI: India’s Income Tax (IT) department is now more actively pursuing names, including Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, in connection with offshore companies mentioned in Panama Papers, according to ‘Times of India’ report. The report quoting a senior official further said the tax department has already dispatched a top-level officer to the British Virgin Islands…

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Bilawal terms current political scenario as ‘drama’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said termed the current political situation a ‘drama’. Speaking to media, the People’s Party chief said that the prevailing political situation looks like a ‘drama’ to him. He added that disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s personal matters has nothing to do with democracy. ‘Nawaz Sharif is…

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You’re irrelevant, Maryam tells Imran after his anti-Nawaz tirade

NEWS DESK: PTI chief Imran Khan unleashed a tirade of tweets aimed at ousted PM Nawaz Sharif – Maryam Nawaz Sharif just couldn’t take it anymore. Responding to the last of Imran’s series of tweets, she told him “You’re irrelevant.” Imran took a jibe at Nawaz’ rally, calling it ‘Corruption Bachao’ rally. Take a look…

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