Announcing its decision, the five-judge bench said, “For the reasons recorded later, all these review petitions are dismissed.” The court will reveal reasons for the judgment in a detailed order which will come out later, the report added.
Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his children — Hassan, Hussain, Maryam — and his son-in-law Capt (retd) Safdar were summoned to appear before the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) on Sunday but none of them turned up,” NAB spokesperson said.
The NAB confirmed that Nawaz Sharif and his sons have been directed to appear before NAB’s Lahore office on August 18.
Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif appealed against the Supreme Court’s verdict in the Panama Papers case on Tuesday. In three separate review petitions, Sharif’s lawyer, Khawaja Harris, cited 19 reasons as to why he should not be disqualified.
During the reply, Jaitley said tax authorities are conducting investigations and prosecutions are being launched in cases where documents have been received.
However, the West Bengal BJP leader claimed that First Name Group wrongly sent his passport to Mossack Fonseca
Karachi Vynz refer to cricketer turned politician Imran Khan pursuing the charges of corruption that were levelled against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who had to step down from office after he was disqualified by the Pakistan Supreme Court after his name came up in the Panama Papers.
Use of Islamic injunctions to dismiss Nawaz Sharif could set a bad precedent, undermine democracy
Soon after Kargil and just before the1999 coup, Pervez Musharraf praised Shahbaz Sharif again and again and said “(He) is very intelligent and hardworking, he should move to Islamabad as Foreign Minister.”
“The BJP has a lot of answering to do. They have joined hands with PDP. Now it’s their own alliance partner. Where does the BJP stand now?” said Pawan Khera, one of the Congress’ spokespersons
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has nominated Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as prime minister for now but later he would make way for Shehbaz Sharif as Prime Minister. Pakistan has seen such arrangements in the past too.
Gandhi said that the BJP and RSS spread hatred in the country but the Prime Minister says nothing about atrocities in Chhattisgarh.
A day after Pakistan’s Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz Sharif from holding public office, Pakistani newspapers’ front pages were emblazoned with the headlines of the country’s Prime Minister having to step down and his younger brother Shahbaz Sharif to fill his shoes.
The documents showed that two of the offshore firms linked to the Sharifs – Nescol Ltd and Nielson Holdings Ltd — were incorporated in the BVI in 1993 and 1994, respectively, and were held by one bearer share each.
With Sharif, has gone India’s best shot at normalizing relations with Pakistan.