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SC may hear senior journalist on payment allegation

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court indicated on Monday that it would give the right of hearing to senior journalist Nazir Naji on an allegation that he had received Rs3 million from the Intelligence Bureau (IB) during the second government of PML-N in 1999. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry asked Attorney General […]

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Secret no more

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At a stroke the Supreme Court on Tuesday removed the cloak of invisibility that has hitherto prevented the auditing of so-called ‘secret accounts’. Henceforward all expenditure from the public purse is to be made in a transparent manner and will be subject to audit. The court was giving its verdict on constitutional petitions filed by […]

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