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Govt took difficult decisions for improving economy: Kaira

WAZIRABAD – PPP central information secretary and ex-federal minister Qamar Zaman Kaira on Sunday said the government had taken concrete steps and difficult as well as unpopular decisions for the betterment of the country, its economy and democracy.
Addressing a seminar, chaired by Editor Pakistan Today Arif Nizami, under the aegis of Hameed Nizami Memorial Society, Wazirabad chapter, he said the PPP-led coalition government had restored the constitution to its true spirit,

Decisions of parliamentary body subject to judicial review

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court in its detailed verdict on the petitions against the Parliamentary Committee’s decision of rejecting extension in the service of six additional judges of the high courts recommended by the Judicial Commission, on Monday held that the decisions of the Parliamentary Committee were subject to judicial review by the apex court.
The 86-page detailed judgment authored by Justice Mahmood Akhtar Shahid Siddiqui held that the petitions were maintainable under

All SC decisions against government: Firdous

ISLAMABAD – Information Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan on Monday blamed the Supreme Court for a partisan approach, saying all decisions made by the SC had been against the government. “But the government still accepted all those verdicts,” she said during a press briefing on the decisions taken by the federal cabinet. “Despite these decisions, our leadership tried to ensure the sovereignty of the institutions as we take pride in bowing before the constitution,” she said. The minister,

MQM to boycott Sindh PA until ‘tangible decisions’

KARACHI – The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has demanded of President Asif Ali Zardari that the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) disown the People’s Amn Committee. The MQM will continue its boycott of the Sindh Assembly session, set to resume on Thursday (today) after a gap of two days, until a decision on the matter is taken.
The MQM leadership returned to Karachi on Wednesday after meeting President Zardari, where they had initially demanded the removal of Sindh Home Minister Dr

‘Decisions in line with Constitution can strengthen Pakistan’

KARACHI – Decisions made in accordance with the Constitution of Pakistan and the rule of law could strengthen the State and its economic, social and political system, said Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Saturday.
Speaking to the newly elected office-bearers of the Karachi Bar Association (KBA) after administering them oath at the Sindh High Court (SHC), Chaudhry said that if two institutions of the country – Revenue and Police – perform their duties

PML-N likely to make crucial decisions today

LAHORE – All eyes are set upon the PML-N’s crucial meeting in Islamabad today (Friday) that will likely decide the fate of politics of reconciliation and of PPP’s ministers in the Punjab government. Following the failure of the PML-N and PPP teams to arrive at a conclusion over the 10-point agenda, the workers referendum, held by Nawaz Sharif in Model Town on Thursday, opposed further negotiations with the PPP and supported the PPP’s ouster from the Punjab cabinet.
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