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SC resumes hearings on ZAB reference today

The Supreme Court (SC) will today resume the hearing on a presidential reference seeking revisiting of the death sentence given to former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in 1979. An 11-member larger

PPP’s Sindh card

The leadership of the PPP has so frequently abused the Sindh card that it has now become counterproductive. What this party has forgotten is that ZAB never ever resorted to such measures

SC to resume ZAB reference on Dec 12

The Supreme Court will resume hearing in the presidential reference seeking to revisit the death sentence awarded to former prime minister and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) founder Zulfikar Ali Bhutto on December

SC hears ZAB Reference

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Monday during hearing of the Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (ZAB) Reference observed that “.what happened with Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was extra-constitutional.” An 11-judge bench

CJP forms larger bench to hear ZAB reference

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Wednesday formed an 11-member larger bench to hear the presidential reference to reopen the Zulfikar Ali Bhutto case from May 2 onwards.

President approves 5 law questions in ZAB case

ISLAMABAD – President Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday formally approved five questions of law framed by the Law Ministry to be clubbed with the presidential reference in the Zulfikar Ali Bhutto case.
Earlier, the federal cabinet approved the five legal questions and later Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani sent them as his advice to the Presidency for formal approval. A well-placed source told Pakistan Today on Wednesday that the law secretary would submit the legal questions in the

Special cabinet meeting held to discuss ZAB reference

ISLAMABAD – Special Meeting of the Cabinet was held under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani here at the Prime Minister’s Secretariat to discuss the questions of law in the reference filed by the President of Pakistan under Article 186 of the Constitution in the Supreme Court to revisit the case of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto.
The Cabinet invited Dr Babar Awan, the Law Counsel for Z.A. Bhutto case and Counsel of the President to brief the Cabinet on legal