HUSSAIN SAQIB The apex court has to tread with caution. It is the aggrieved party in the case and has been forced by circumstances to sit on judgment in its own cause. Pakistan’s former military ruler, General Pervez Musharraf will face, in person or through attorney, the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday. And this … More Judges in their own cause?
If Supreme Court decision on Karachi delimitation of constituencies is any indication, the coming elections in Karachi are not going to be fair, at least in Karachi. ECP violated earlier order of the SC on delimitation under pressure from MQM and put a big question mark on its independence and credibility. Which had already become … More Elections 2013 will not be fair, indicates SC order on delimitation….
When the honorable justices of the apex court have chosen not to speak through their judgments, it will not be improper to scrutinize their conduct. And the judges have chosen to speak, that too publically, not on constitutional matters but on matters concerning national security. It will only be appropriate to remind them that they, … More Honorable judges and the matters of national security….