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‘Independent judiciary possible if judges are appointed on merit’

‘Independent judiciary possible if judges are appointed on merit’

LAHORE: Independence of the judiciary is possible if judges are appointed on merit, newly-elected Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Asma Jehangir said on Saturday.
“Presently most of the judges are good but a few have not been appointed on merit,” she said while addressing lawyers at the Lahore Bar Association (LBA) where she went to thank lawyers for their support in her victory. “If lawyers are tortured then it means that the judiciary is not independent. We

PPP leaders also unhappy with possible PML-Q alliance

ISLAMABAD: The newfound courtship between the Pakistan People’s Party and the PML-Q has not only annoyed some ‘Q’ leaders, but also some PPP stalwarts are also cross with the leadership for giving political space to the Chaudhrys of Gujrat.
A source in the PPP told Pakistan Today that some PPP Punjab stalwarts had also opposed the potential PPP-PML-Q alliance due to their conventional rivalries with the Chaudhrys. “Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar, Qamar Zaman Kaira, Nazar Muhammad Gondal