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PPP, MC agree to amend interim constitution

PPP, MC agree to amend interim constitution

ISLAMABAD – The Muslim Conference, the ruling party of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), and the Pakistan People’s Party are on the same page to amend the interim constitution act of 1974 to suspend election on the twelve seats reserved in Pakistan for Kashmiri refugees.
Well-placed sources told Pakistan Today on Sunday that senior AJK leaders Chaudhry Majeed, Chaudhry Yaseen and Chaudhry Lateef Akber had a brainstorming session with President Asif Ali Zardari on the issue. “They

LHC adjourns Rehman’s presidential pardon case

LAHORE: Hearing of a petition challenging the pardon granted by President Asif Ali Zardari to Interior Minister Rehman Malik was adjourned to December 24 by a full bench of Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday. Earlier, Deputy Attorney General Naveed Inayat Malik had requested adjournment on behalf of the federation, citing Rehman’s pending adjudication in Supreme Court as an excuse.
Barrister Farooq Hassan, representing the petitioner, opposed the request saying the government was

DHA ban on public Muharram processions flouting constitution

LAHORE: In defiance of fundamental rights and religious freedom enshrined in the constitution of Pakistan, the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) has imposed a complete ban on the conduction of Muharram processions, barring people from even hold gatherings and meetings on religious, political and social basis in public.
As it was framed in DHA by-laws since its inception, there would be no Zuljinnah procession on the 10th Muharram in the upscale locality same like the past many

Resolution against Taseer for violating Constitution

LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz on Sunday submitted a resolution in the Punjab Assembly’s Secretariat against Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer for leaving the country without notifying anybody in violation of Article 104 of the constitution.
The resolution, submitted by MPA Dr Zamurd Yasmeen Rana, stated that Taseer left the country without informing anybody, therefore leaving the governor’s seat vacant. The resolution requested the president to take stern notice of the