Wednesday, 17 August, 2022
TopicPakistan Supreme Court

Topic: Pakistan Supreme Court

Pakistan Army veterans are voicing support for Imran Khan after ouster. Here’s why it matters

Experts say remarks by retired army, navy officers in support of PTI ‘display the huge difference between conclusion drawn by the authorities and conclusion drawn by the masses’.

Who is Qazi Isa, judge Pakistan SC gave relief to, the case against him and why it matters

Our prolific feature about Pakistan’s fascinating politics, economy, society, culture, cricket, fashion and more — stories beyond the routine headlines.

Pakistan Supreme Court orders immediate release of prime accused in Daniel Pearl murder

The apex court on Monday rejected Pakistan govt's request to suspend the order to release Omar Saeed Sheikh and his three aides.

Under US & UN pressure, Pakistan govt joins review of acquittals in Daniel Pearl murder

Pakistan Supreme Court ordered release of prime accused Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and his aides Thursday, dismissing appeals against their acquittal by Sindh HC.

Pakistan Supreme Court stays release of US journalist Daniel Pearl’s murder accused

In April, Sindh HC bench had commuted death sentence of British-born al Qaeda leader Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, main accused Daniel Pearl abduction and murder case, to 7 years in prison.

Pakistan arrested more Basant kite flyers than terrorists this year

If arresting kite flyers was one of FATF's compliance requirements, then Pakistan would have transcended even the grey list to get itself on the white list.

India needs to abolish death penalty, and not hang 2012 Delhi gangrape convicts

Capital punishment is a politicised, unjust, barbaric form of revenge. It is anything but justice.

Musharraf allowed to appeal only if he surrenders, says Pakistan’s Supreme Court

Former dictator Pervez Musharraf appealed to the Supreme Court, challenging the death sentence handed to him by a special tribunal recently.

On Camera

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Pakistan: Imran Khan's Instagram account hacked, doubious crypto link posted

Imran Khan’s becoming costly for Pakistan govt. But army won’t completely remove him from scene

Imran Khan is so tuned into Pakistan’s domestic politics, he sees foreign policy more as a ploy. That’s why he can surprise his rally audience with a Jaishankar video.

India’s ‘salaried class’ shrank during Covid, Muslims hit hardest, govt data suggests

India’s salaried class shrank by 2.7 percentage points during pandemic, govt’s Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) shows. But data for religious minorities, women is even bleaker.

Defence

The two frigates under construction at Yantar shipyard in Russia | Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

Not dependent on Ukraine for engines, want to be part of Make in India initiative, says Russia

India had procured gas turbine engines from Ukraine & handed over to Russia to install them on the Admiral Grigorovich-class guided-missile stealth frigates being made for the Navy.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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