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Every political party is making its own strategy and plan to secure as many seats as possible in the parliament in the elections next year. With the Supreme Court’s verdict yesterday, the political temperature has risen considerably.

 

Two weeks from now, Pakistan will be celebrating the 70th anniversary of its independence. And although the most common analysis that follows Friday’s disqualification of its elected prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, is that no civilian prime minister has ever completed a full five-year term in power, the fact is the Supreme Court’s 5-0 verdict was the outcome of a legal process conducted in the full media glare.

 

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has removed Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office. Sharif is accused of money-laundering in the case relating to the Panama Papers in which he was not named.

 

Many a time, the remedies provided under the panchayat are not adequate or suitable for the offence committed. Justice in Panchayat is done with the help of local customs.

 

Many a time, the remedies provided under the panchayat are not adequate or suitable for the offence committed. Justice in Panchayat is done with the help of local customs.

 

Today is set to be a historic day for the judiciary and politics in Pakistan. Prime ministers have been removed before and prime ministers have survived, but none have been subjected to the kind of public and mostly transparent scrutiny that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family have undergone.

 

The border disputes between India and China date back to the 1962 war when China took control of land which India still claims as its own.

 
The opening up of foreign companies in Pakistan is having a negative impact on the economy. According to a report by the State Bank of Pakistan, these companies have sent back almost $201 billion in 2016-17.
 

Pakistan is oscillating between two diametrically opposed narratives. The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) appointed by the Supreme Court has presented in its report a damning indictment of overseas asset ownership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his immediate family. 

 

The Doklam standoff on territory claimed by Bhutan has gone on for a full 45 days and is expected to go on longer. In this short period there has been a profusion of articles from both Indian and Chinese news outlets that supposes many things for Bhutan, including speculation about the impact this crisis will have in relations between Bhutan and India.

 


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