Free Press Journal
  • 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.

  • ‘Army had no role in Sharif’s ouster’

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s powerful Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has rejected as “unfounded” the impression that the army was behind the ouster of prime minister Nawaz Sharif and said he was an ardent supporter of democracy. Sharif, 67, stepped down after a Supreme Court bench disqualified him on July 28 from continuing in his office for dishonesty in the Panama Papers case and ruled that corruption cases be filed against him

  • Army had no role in Nawaz Sharif’s ouster, says Pakistan Army chief

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s powerful Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has rejected as “unfounded” the impression that the army was behind the ouster of prime minister Nawaz Sharif and said he was an ardent supporter of democracy.

  • Nawaz Sharif’s wife Begum Kulsoom wins Lahore by-poll by 13,268 votes

    Lahore: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s ailing wife today won the crucial by-election in Lahore that was seen as a test of support for the family after the Supreme Court dismissed Sharif from the office in the Panama Papers scandal.

  • All eyes in Pakistan on today’s by-elections in Lahore’s NA-120

    Lahore : All eyes in Pakistan are on Sunday’s by-election in Lahore’s NA-120 where the ailing wife of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif is contesting to provide a narrative to the ruling PML-N that the people have rejected the Supreme Court’s decision to send its leader home.

  • Pak Supreme Court dismisses Nawaz Sharif’s review plea against disqualification

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s Supreme Court today dismissed the review petitions filed by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his children and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, challenging his disqualification in the Panama Papers scandal. The court had reserved its verdict on the review petitions after the lawyers for all petitioners completed their arguments earlier in the day.

  • Pak’s anti-graft watchdog files 4 cases against Sharifs

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s anti-graft watchdog today filed four corruption cases against ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his children and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar over the Panama Papers scandal.

  • NAB recommends seizure of Sharif family’s assets freezing accounts

    Pakistan Supreme Court had directed the anti-corruption body to file four reference cases by September 8 against Nawaz Sharif, his children. These relate to the Sharif family’s four upscale flats in London and 16 offshore companies held by the family.

  • Sharif family files petition to review Supreme Court‘s Panamagate verdict

    Islamabad: The family of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif has filed a review petition against the Supreme Court‘s July 28 verdict, which disqualified him from holding any office. On behalf of Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz, sons Hussain Nawaz and Hassan Nawaz and son-in-law Captain Safdar, lawyer Salman Akram Raja filed the review petition on Friday, The Express Tribune has reported.