Free Press Journal
  • Sharif family appears before the National Accountability Court

    Islamabad : Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (Retired) Muhammad Safdar appeared before an accountability court here on Wednesday in connection with corruption  references filed against them by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

  • 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.

  • Sharif got salary from UAE-based firm: Pakistan Supreme Court

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Thursday observed that documents submitted in the Panama Papers case proved that then Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif received a salary from a UAE-based company in August 2013.

  • 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.

  • Nawaz Sharif criticises Pak’s judiciary for his ouster

    Islamabad: A defiant Nawaz Sharif today criticised the judiciary for forcing him to quit as prime minister, saying it was an “insult” to 200 million people of Pakistan that their elected leader was unceremoniously ousted with a single stroke of pen. A five-member Supreme Court bench last month disqualified Sharif for dishonesty and ruled that corruption cases be filed against him and his children over the Panama Papers scandal, forcing the prime

  • Sharif family to file review petition to challenge Nawaz’s disqualification

    Lahore: Senior Lawyer Khawaja Haris is set to file a review petition against the Supreme Court’s July 28 verdict regarding the disqualification of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and its direction asking the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to file references against him and his children.

  • Pakistan parliament to elect new PM today

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s lawmakers are all set to elect a new prime minister today to replace ousted premier Nawaz Sharif, with the ruling party stalwart Shahid Khaqan Abbasi expected to become interim leader.

  • Centre protecting those named in Panamagate: AAP

    New Delhi : The AAP on Friday accused the Central government of protecting industrialists, celebrities and family members of political leaders whose names have appeared in the Panama Papers leak.

  • Panamagate verdict: Pakistan Supreme Court to decide Nawaz Sharif’s fate today

    Islamabad: A five-judge bench of Pakistan Supreme Court is set to announce the verdict in the Panama Papers case on Friday, thereby deciding the fate of a thrice-elected Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa will announce the historic verdict. Khosa in April 20 judgement declared Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ‘disqualified’ for not being honest to the nation. He had also directed the Election Commission of Pakistan

  • Nawaz Sharif’s brother to replace him in case of conviction: report

    Islamabad: Beleaguered Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s younger brother and Punjab province Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif is expected to replace him if he is disqualified by the Supreme Court for alleged corruption and money laundering in the sensitive Panama Papers case, according to a media report.

  • Decision on Pakistan PM Sharif’s disqualification soon: SC

    Islamabad : The three-member special Supreme Court implementation bench hearing the Panama Papers case on Tuesday observed that it would take a decision on Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification or sending the matter to an accountability court after reviewing all the material in his regard.

  • Pakistan Supreme Court resumes Panama Papers case hearing

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday resumed the hearing of the Panama Papers graft case that will decide the future of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who has challenged as “biased” and “going beyond mandate” a probe panel’s report over his family assets.

  • Panamagate: Pakistan top court does not find enough proof to sack PM Nawaz Sharif

    Islamabad: Nawaz Sharif on Thursday narrowly managed to save his premiership after a Pakistan Supreme Court bench declared there was “insufficient evidence” to remove him from office but ordered setting up of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe graft allegations against his family in the Panama Papers scam.