If the PTI finds it no longer has a graceful exit left to take from the NA, it only has itself to blame.
Takes decision after his previously dissolved cabinet was revived by SC, vows to "fight for Pakistan till the last ball".
Govt lawmakers express disappointment, with Fawad calling the verdict "unfortunate".
The five-member bench unanimously set aside the deputy speaker's ruling to dismiss the no-trust vote and the NA's dissolution.
Requests President Dr Arif Alvi to schedule meetings for further deliberations on holding elections.
For a play destined to be a ‘classic’ in the history of the theatre of absurd, its actors are unfit even for cameo appearances.
In 5-0 verdict, court declares deputy speaker's ruling "unconstitutional"; Shehbaz says verdict "fulfilled people's expectations".
The judiciary should be given the power, as an exceptional measure, to check constitutional violations.
This assessment should include the severity and likelihood of any perceived ‘threats’ or ‘pressures’ we face, if any.
Dost Mazari stripped of powers over ‘tilt’ towards opposition; govt submits no-confidence motion against deputy speaker.
Says it has capability to hold elections as per law, Constitution; asks PTI leaders to refrain from levelling allegations.
Imran Khan’s aide says former CJP Gulzar has agreed to perform as caretaker PM.
Calls on opposition to refrain from casting doubts on the capability, talent of Foreign Office officials.
"If it takes 30 seconds to pull off a coup, it should take 30 secs to undo a coup," he says.
Letter terms outgoing govt's actions a major threat to social cohesion, nation's well-being.
Observes Article 69 bars interference in parliamentary proceedings, but what happened on April 3 was unprecedented.
Admits US interference in Pakistan's internal matters is an open secret.
Say the political scene these days is tantamount to playing with survival, future, economy, justice and democracy of the country.
Ambassador Asad Khan completed his three-year term on Jan 11 but stayed in Washington till March 24.
PDM chief says the opposition will never accept the unconstitutional ruling of the deputy speaker.
PML-N leader writes back to President Alvi, turns down request to make nomination while the matter is still in Supreme Court.
In session held at a hotel after Punjab Assembly was sealed off, Hamza bags 199 votes; legality of claim unclear.
In his letter, president says he has to appoint date for general elections not later than 90 days from date of NA's dissolution.
PA Deputy Speaker Sardar Dost Mazari says assembly staff trying to "spread confusion", will play his "constitutional role".
Asks on what basis the deputy speaker issued the ruling; hearing adjourned till 9:30am tomorrow.
In seemingly acting out of fear of his boss Imran Khan, Qasim Suri has dealt a great blow to Pakistan's fragile democracy.
Western powers have developed novel ways to justify intervention and bring about regime change.
No democratic nation worth its name would tolerate such egregious mockery of its Constitution.
Says so-called ‘threat letter’ was drafted at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Imran using NSC for political gain.
Says aggression is being promoted in politics instead of rationality, tolerance and decorum.