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It takes only five people to sack a PM elected by millions: Nawaz Sharif

QUETTA: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif said that it takes only five people to sack a prime minister elected by millions of people, Samaa reported. He made the statement while addressing a public gathering of Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) at Ayub Stadium here on Saturday. Sharif said that the sanctity of the votes will…

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PML-N accepting the court’s decisions: Governor Sindh

KARACHI: Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair has said that the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) must be accepted and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is exactly doing, Samaa reported. He made the remark while addressing Karachi Bar Association. Zubair said that the nation has not reached to a concensus regarding the decision of the Panama Papers…

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I am an ideology which will bring a revolution in Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif

ABBOTTABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that he is an ideology within himself which will bring a revolution in Pakistan, Samaa reported. He made the statement while addressing a public meeting in Abbottabad. “Some elements are not aware that Nawaz Sharif is the name of an ideology. This ideology will bring a revolution in the…

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Nawaz Sharif’s in-chamber appeal to club NAB references dismissed

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday dismissed in-chamber the appeal of former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif for merging of three references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against him. The former prime minister had approached the Supreme Court on October 13, through his counsel Advocate Khawaja Haris seeking merging…

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Contempt petition filed against Maryam Nawaz

LAHORE: A contempt of court petition has been filed against Maryam Nawaz Sharif, daughter of sacked prime minister Nawaz Sharif. The petition was filed by Azhar Siddique Advocate. The petitioner stated that Maryam Nawaz Sharif is assassinating the character of the judges via her statements. The judiciary was ridiculed through tweets in the wake of…

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No selfish person is accepted in PTI: Imran Khan

ATTOCK: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that only honest people will join his party’s leadership, Samaa reported. Addressing a public meeting in Attock, Khan said that a man is loved if he serves the people. He added that there is no place for a self-centered person in PTI. He called former prime…

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Watch: Nawaz presented himself before ‘controversial’ JIT, says Aurangzeb

State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said that sacked premier Nawaz Sharif presented himself and his family members for accountability before a controversial joint investigation team (JIT) in Panama Papers Case.

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Video: Captain Safdar’s strong words against JIT

Son-in-law of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif Captain Safdar has said that Joint Investigation Team (JIT), which probed the allegations against the Sharif family in the Panama Papers Case, was a conspiracy against Pakistan.

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Zafar Hijazi indicted in record tempering case

ISLAMABAD: The suspended chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), Zafar Hijazi, was finally indicted on Friday in Chaudhry Sugar Mills record tempering case. According to our correspondent, Hijazi was produced before Special Court Central Judge Irum Niazi today. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) prosecutors also turned up at the court where…

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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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