memogate Archive

PM Nawaz Sharif is reaping what he had sown, says ex-PM Yusuf Raza Gilani:   LAHORE: Former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that Nawaz Sharif is responsible for the crisis. “Had Nawaz Sharif given due respect to supremacy of the parliament, the situation would have been different today. He is reaping what
Taliban supporting Ghairatmands like me are bleeding today – by Riaz Malik Hajjaji: According to sources, the Swiss authorities made it clear the money laundering cases against President Asif Ali Zardari and others could not be reopened as they have died down forever being ‘time-barred’. That is to say the time (period)
The sickly smell of surrender: By Zarrar Khuhro Published: February 9, 2013 The writer is editor of The Express Tribune Magazine On April 21, 1996, Chechen separatist leader Dzokhar Dudayez was killed by missiles fired from a Russian aircraft. The missiles had locked
My real crime – by Husain Haqqani: Editor’s note: LUBP expresses concern over Pakistani judiciary’s biased decision (under the influence of Pakistan army) against Husain Haqqani (former Pakistan Ambassador to the U.S.). Not only did the memo commission violate its jurisdiction by issuing the label of
Judges and Anonymous versus PPP: Related : Memogate: the odds are even now —Dr Mohammad Taqi 1. Anonymous source are claiming that PPP-led government intends to cut judiciary down to size by revoking the March 16, 2009 executive order on restoration of judges . It
On Hussain Haqqani’s interview with Sana Bucha: حسین حقانی کے خدشات امریکہ میں پاکستان کے سابق سفیر حسین حقانی نے ایک نجی ٹی وی کے ٹاک شو میں گفتگو کرتے ہوئے کہا ہے کہ وہ طبعیت کی خرابی اور درپیش خطرات کے پیش نظر فی الحال
Ijaz-Sehbai: Memogate’s Dastardly Duo -by Ibrahim Sajid Malick: Many of us who have known Shaheen Sehbai personally are aware that his ties with Mansoor Ijaz goes back at least a decade. And I have been on a hunt to dig out some old articles so we can
Oh, those relentless liars!: In our childhood, whenever we told a lie and were caught, our elders gave us a piece of advice “Aik jhoot sabit karnay kay liye 100 jhoot bolnay partay hayn” or “To prove one lie, you need to tell
Swiss case, memo scandal and CBDG – by Sikandar Mehdi: Recent revelation of Mansoor Ijaz’s fraud of $1.4 million judgment against him by NY Supreme Court has put Coalition to Bring Down Government (CBDG)  on the back foot. This coalition consists of Judiciary, Establishment and PML-N with news retail
Mr. “Ultra Wealthy” of memogate in default -by Ibrahim Sajid Malick: A self-styled Pakistani-American who describes himself as “ultra wealthy man” with expensive lawyers in major cosmopolitans of the world seems to have several financial defaults, almost no personal assets, and a creditor attempting to collect a court ordered judgment
Mansoor, we and Qibla -by Ali Raja‏: Farsi the language of love, the language of emotions, the language of expression, the language of diplomacy and beyond doubt the language of wisdom has in it’s 2 Thousand 5 Hundred year journey has achieved the status of being
Nusrat Javed on mourning anchors and their favourite politician: نصرت جاوید کا شمار شعلہ بیان اور مرثیہ خواں؛ قومی غیرت کے نام پر ‘ریٹنگ، دولت اور شہرت کےپیچھے ہلکان ہونے والے’ اینکرز میں نہیں ہوتا، بلکہ ان کا شماران دوچارصحافی حضرات میں ہوتا ہے، جو عقل واستدلال، منطق
The contempt of Kayani court?: On Thursday, we saw a new anti-PPP decision from the so-called independent judiciary. Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has been summoned to appear before the Supreme Court on February 13 for the framing of the contempt of court charges.
…And so it rests: Memorial service of the memogate: The “Stupidisco” that Pakistan was converted into seems to be coming to rest. After Mansoor Ijaz’ refusal to come to Pakistan and demanding that this testimony be taken outside of Pakistan, the apex adjudicator, CJ Iftikhar Ahmed Chaudhry had
Ansar Abbasi unveils Mansoor Ijaz’s letter to CJ – by Raza Baloch: The top investigator of The News and Jang group of publications and electronic media’s top observer Ansar Abbasi has unveiled the letter written by Mansoor Ijaz the main character of Memo scandal to the Honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan
How Mirza Ghalib views the memogate scandal – by Shoaib Mir: From fanfare to fiasco It started with a bang with a petition in the Supreme Court 1st Dec 2011. It almost fizzled out with a whimper after proceedings today, 30 Jan 2012! Soon after this, I had a vision of
Thank you Mansoor Ijaz?: سپریم کورٹ کے تشکیل کردہ تحقیقاتی کمیشن نے ’میمو‘ اسکینڈل کے اہم گواہ منصور اعجاز کی طرف سے اُن کا بیان بیرون ملک ریکارڈ کرنے کی درخواست کو مسترد کرتے ہوئے اُن کو پاکستان آکر کمیشن کے سامنے پیش
Ali Ahmed Kurd’s opinion on judiciary vs parliament: ملکوںاور تہذیبوں کی تاریخ انسانوں کی تاریخ ہوتی ہے۔ مگر پاکستان کی تاریخ قائداعظم سے لے کر اب جمہوری بحرانوں کی تاریخ ہے۔ جنرل ایوب خان سے جنرل یحیی سے جنرل ضیا الحق اورجنرل مشرف تک، بحرانوں کی بڑی
Mansoor Ijaz turned Pakistan into “Stupidisco” and we fell for it: He was never to come to Pakistan and tried to play a bluff game on the government and the people. For nearly two and half months, the whole nation has been kept in a state of limbo by the
If Zardari must hang – by Harris Bin Munawar:   Originally Posted at: Pakistan Today Top leaders of Pakistan Army decided in a meeting last week that they would make no compromises on ‘national security’, and according to reports, also promised to provide protection to Mansoor Ijaz –
Legislatively, this National Assembly has been one of the most proactive and efficient – by Khurram Wattoo: The 35-year-old legislator speaks about Pakistan’s Mexican standoff, and Parliament’s unsung feats. Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani was served a contempt of court notice by the Supreme Court on Jan. 16. And, rejecting the government’s position, the Army considers
Memo or Swiss letter: Who wins the special appearance award from SCP? – by Ahsan Abbas Shah:
Zardari while nowhere near ZAB’s ability or talents is a far better politician than him – by Ayaz Amir: This is no longer about the finer points of the law, if it ever was that. It has turned into a full-blown political tamasha (spectacle) but not quite in the way the doom brigade had imagined. The Zardari dispensation
Memo: PPP vs Judges Generals league: The year 2012 has begun with a rift between Pakistan’s fragile civilian government led by Pakistan Peoples Party and the all powerful military & inteligence establishment over a probe into the government’s role in a scandal centered on a
Democracy is the only option! – by Ahsan Abbas Shah:
A history of traitor certificates issued by Pakistan’s Teen Jeem: غیر جمہوری ریاستوں میں جو لوگ آ فاقی انسا نی حقوق، جمہوری آزادیوں، عوام کو اختیارات اور انصاف منتقل کرنےکی تحریکیں چلاتے ہیں اور نۓ جدیر نظام کی بشارت دیتے ہیں، ان کے نام ریاست غداری کا سرٹیفکیٹ جاری
Asaan tay jaana billo day ghar: The top Pakistani nationalist, ex-winning cricket Captain and recent-wining conspirator Imran Khan read General Pasha’s message in his speech in Lahore in which he disclosed latest conspiracy namely memogate, co-produced by Mansoor Ijaz along with General Pasha. From that
President Asif Ali Zardari’s exclusive interview with Hamid Mir: “No one has asked for my resignation till now, I’ll tell you when they ask for it,” President Asif Ali Zardari said in his first interview after the memo conspiracy: a recent conspiracy to topple the civilian elected government
Pakistan’s slow-motion coup – by C. Christine Fair: Islamabad’s generals are out to destroy Pakistani democracy. Obama should try to stop them. Pakistan’s civilian government, led by the Pakistan People’s Party, has long been an irritant to the country’s generals. President Asif Ali Zardari runs a corrupt
Husain Haqqani’s indictment by army-backed judiciary – by Hakim Hazik: State vs. Lamb Husain alias Ram Parkash. The court reminds you that you are under oath tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. The petitioner Wolf Uddin has submitted to this full bench that you
Pakistan’s Nazi Judiciary vs Babar Awan: We condemn the Pakistan army-backed Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry and his tribe in the Supreme Court on their ongoing attacks on the elected government and its various ministers and officials. Supreme Court is currently hearing a reference filed by
What in the Lord’s name:   update: There has been alterations and additions made to accommodate few other articles on the same issue The Supreme Court has stated that under the Article 184-3, they have jurisdiction to hear the petition on alleged memo, because fundamental rights
Justice for all, please -by Ali Aftab Saeed: For the attention of our revered judges, with utmost respect It seems the infamous memo had indeed threatened to tear down the very security of this country; I wonder why our enemies never figured out this way of neutralising
Khaghiz ka tukda -by Nazir Qaiser: اردو اور پنجابی کے معروف منفرد تیکھے لہجے اور بلند آہنگ شاعر اور ادیب نذیر قیصر روزنامہ مشرق کیلئے روزانہ قطعہ لِکھ رہے ہیں۔ ہم آج کا قطعہ قارئین کی خِدمت میں کراس پوسٹ کر رہے ہیں کھلونا دے
Why is Asma Jahangir repentant? – by Farman Nawaz: Although confession is not a tradition in Pakistan but since restoration of judiciary few very prominent and impartial leaders of the lawyers’ movement have openly criticized the same judiciary which got freedom because of their sincere efforts. Some journalists
Tirchi nigahon wali adlia – by Farian: Related post: Kayani and Iftikhar Chaudhry agree on Judicial Martial Law in January 2012 ہر گزرے دن افتخار چوہدھری کی زیر صدارت ترچھی نگاہوں والی نام نہاد آزاد عدلیہ پوری دنیا کے آگے بے نقاب ہوے چلی جا رہی
Jang Group must stop harassing Ali Dayan Hasan of Human Rights Watch: Related posts: HRW is concerned about the fear of judicial over-reach in Pakistan: Interview with Ali Dayan Hasan AHRC appeal: DG ISI Gen Shuja Pasha must be prosecuted for hatching conspiracy against democracy Critical readers of Pakistan’s politics are
HRW is concerned about the fear of judicial over-reach in Pakistan: Interview with Ali Dayan Hasan: Related post: Jang Group must refrain from harassing Ali Dayan Hasan of Human Rights Watch Interviewee: Ali Dayan Hasan, Director, Human Rights Watch Interviewer: Raza Rumi Source: The Friday Times HRW has consistently commented on civil-military relations in Pakistan.
30 December 2011 is a dark day for Pakistan’s judiciary: Asma Jahangir: Friday 30th December, 2011 will be remembered as one of the blackest days in Pakistan’s political history and also the blackest day of judiciary when the army-backed Supreme Court declared Nawaz Sharif’s petition on the memo controversy maintainable and
Asma Jahangir -by Nazir Qaiser: اردو اور پنجابی کے معروف منفرد تیکھے لہجے اور بلند آہنگ شاعر اور ادیب نذیر قیصر روزنامہ مشرق کیلئے روزانہ قطعہ لِکھ رہے ہیں۔ ہم آج کا قطعہ قارئین کی خِدمت میں کراس پوسٹ کر رہے ہیں وہ پھر