CONTEMPT CHARGE

  • PPP prepares for showdown with Pak judiciary August 25, 2012

    Islamabad: With a showdown between the government and the judiciary looming, top leaders of Pakistan's ruling party have held meetings to prepare a strategy for the standoff and to decide whether the Premier should appear in court on Monday to face a contempt charge. The apex court's order asking Raja Pervez...
  • Pak govt allies in solidarity with Gilani February 13, 2012

    Islamabad: Leaders of Pakistan's ruling coalition on Monday expressed "complete solidarity" with Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, hours after he was indicted for contempt by the Supreme Court for refusing to reopen graft cases against the President. The partners of the ruling Pakistan People's Party expressed "complete solidarity with the government"...
  • Phonetapping case rebounds on Amar Singh, Mulayam February 7, 2008

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notices to former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav and Samajwadi Party General Secretary Amar Singh on a plea to launch contempt of court proceedings against them for allegedly influencing the judiciary. Yadav and Singh were also issued notices on another plea...