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Pak SC annuls New Law Protecting the Prime Minister

Supreme Court of Pakistan annulled the new Contempt of Court Act 2012(COCA 2012) which was brought in to protect the new prime minister from being charged with contempt and removed from his office like his predecessor Yousuf Rza Gilani. Previous PM Yousuf Raza Gilani was ousted from the office on the charges of contempt of ..

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Pakistan’s parliament passes bill to save top leaders from contempt of court

The upper house of Pakistan’s Parliament has passed a bill to protect top leaders from contempt of court and thwart the Supreme Court’s efforts to push the Prime Minister into reopening graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari. The government has decided to delay the submission of response to the Supreme Court attributing to the ..

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Justice H S Bedi appointed for looking into Gujarat fake encounter cases

The Apex Court appointed Justice H S Bedi (former Judge Supreme Court) as the chairman of the monitoring body to look into the case of 22 alleged fake encounter killings in Gujarat b/w 2002-06. Justice H S Bedi was chosen as the Chairman of the monitoring body as the Supreme Court held that it wanted ..

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Impeachment of Justice Soumitra Sen

On 19 August 2011, in a historic first, the Rajya Sabha voted in favour of impeaching Calcutta High Court judge Justice Soumitra Sen, finding him guilty of misappropriating funds as a judge and of misrepresenting facts. This was the first televised impeachment proceedings ever in which Rajya Sabha voted 189 to 17 in favour of ..

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