Free Press Journal
  • Nawaz Sharif,

    Nawaz Sharif leaves for London to visit ailing wife

    Lahore : Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam left for London from Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport on Tuesday after he was granted an exemption for a week from appearing in the court for corruption references filed against him in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court.

  • A failed state that evokes skepticism

    THE judiciary is free to do what it wants so long as it does not impinge on the army’s sphere of influence. It is widely believed that the manner in which Nawaz Sharif was pushed out of power recently had the tacit consent of the Army, which wanted a more pliable dispensation.

  • Hearing on Sharif’s case adjourned­­­

    Islamabad: A hearing into corruption references against Nawaz Sharif’s family was adjourned on Tuesday after the former Pakistan Prime Minister requested a suspension until the Islamabad High Court announces its verdict on the clubbing of references, reports IANS.

  • Pakistan anti-graft court begins trial of Nawaz Sharif and his family

    Islamabad: A Pakistani anti-graft court today formally began trial of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members in corruption cases linked to the Panama Papers scandal as two prosecution witnesses recorded their statements against them.

  • Pakistan court rejects Nawaz Sharif’s plea to merge 3 graft cases

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s anti-graft court today rejected ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s plea for clubbing together three corruption cases filed against him by the country’s anti-corruption watchdog in the Panama Papers scandal.

  • Nawaz Sharif arrives at court for trial in corruption case

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday arrived at an accountability court in Islamabad for a hearing in connection with the corruption references filed against him by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). According to the Dawn news, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law retired Captain Safdar are also expected to arrive at the court.

  • Arrest warrant issued against nawaz Sharif

    New York : A Pakistani anti-graft court on Thursday issued a bailable arrest warrant against ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif after he failed to appear before it in two cases of corruption spiralling from the Panama Papers scandal. Accountability Court Judge Muhammad Bashir also dismissed 67-year-old Sharif’s application seeking exemption from personal appearance. Sharif, who left for London earlier this month to be with his ailing wife Kalsum who is undergoing cancer

  • Court issues bailable warrants against Nawaz Sharif

    Islamabad: An accountability court on Thursday issued bailable warrants against ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in cases relating to two of his properties, the media reported.

  • Pak court defers Sharif’s indictment till October 19

    Islamabad : An anti-corruption court on Friday postponed the indictment of Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law in the Panama Papers case till October 19 after the PML-N lawyers and supporters tried to barge into the courtroom.

  • Accountability court grants bail to Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam

    Islamabad: An accountability court on Monday granted bail to ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz over a reference filed against her by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) pertaining to London properties owned by the family.

  • Nawaz Sharif re-elected PML-N president

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s ruling PML-N on Tuesday re-elected ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as its chief months after the country’s top court disqualified him from holding any public office, party officials said.

  • Sharif’s indictment in graft cases postponed by a week

    Islamabad :  Pak ‘s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday appeared before an anti-corruption court for the second time in a week but his indictment was postponed till October 9 as his children, who are also been named in the high-profile Panama Papers case, failed to appear in court.

  • Nawaz Sharif to be re-elected PML-N President on October 3

    Lahore: Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif will be re-elected as the President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) during the party’s general council meeting at Islamabad Convention Centre on October 3. The first meeting of the council would be held at the Islamabad Convention Centre on Oct 2 after a meeting of the Central Working Committee (CWC) earlier in the morning to amend the PML-N constitution that also barred a disqualified person

  • Nawaz Sharif to leave for London to see his ailing wife Begum Kulsoom

    Lahore: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will leave for London on Thursday to visit his ailing wife Kulsoom Nawaz, who recently underwent an operation for lymphoma, but was again admitted to hospital after her health took a turn for the worse.

  • Nawaz Sharif appears before accountability court

    Islamabad,  An accountability court in Islamabad allowed former Prime Minsiter Nawaz Sharif to leave after he briefly appeared before the court on Tuesday for hearing of references filed against him by the National Accountability Bureau. According to Geo News, the former Prime Minister was allowed to leave after he informed the court his wife is not well.

  • Nawaz Sharif chairs meeting with close aides after returning back to Pakistan

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired a brief meeting with his close aides after returning back to the country from London on Monday. Sharif had gone to London about a month ago on account of his wife’s Kulsoom Nawaz’s treatment. She was undergoing a cancer treatment in London.