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Supreme Court decides not to close Asghar Khan case

ISLAMABAD, January 11 (Online): The Supreme Court of Pakistan has decided not to close the Asghar Khan case. During the hearing, a two-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarked that the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has requested to close the case file. He said Asghar Khan had made […]

Disqualify Shahbaz Sharif on Maligning the Integrity of State Institutions

Ref: No. M&A/CEC/18/2002 3rd November, 2018 The Chief Election Commissioner, Election Commission of Pakistan, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad. The Speaker, National Assembly of Pakistan, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad. The Chairman, National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Attaturt Avenue G-5/2, Islamabad. Director General NAB, Thokar Niaz Baig, NAB Complex, Multan Road, Lahore. Subject: REQUEST TO DISQUALIFY OPPOSITION LEADER […]

Update on Road Blockages Caused by Nationwide Protests

The verdict passed by the Supreme Court of Pakistan on the Asia Bibi blasphemy case has caused nationwide protests since the 31st of October. These protestations are expected to last till Friday the 2nd of November. Overall Information / Updates: 1. JUI announced to participate in current ongoing protest and rallies. 2. JuD (Jumat-ul-Dawa) Hafiz […]

Supreme Court’s Decision to Acquit Asia Bibi Causes Protests

Islamabad: Faizabad blocked from all sides by protesters. It is reported that the public has started protesting against the Supreme Court’s decision to acquit Asia Bibi of blasphemy charges. Protesters have started blocking the roads with trucks. Faizabad has reportedly been blocked from all sides.   Stay tuned to for more updates.

Supreme Court Disqualifies Sadia Abbasi and Haroon Akhtar

Lahore: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has disqualified Sadia Abbasi, sister to ex-PM Abbasi, and Haroon Akhtar.   The Supreme Court has issued notice of disqualification of Sadia Abbasi, sister of ex-PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, as well as senator Haroon Akhtar earlier today, according to sources. Sources further claim that the Election Commission has been […]

Talal Chaudhary Disqualified For Five Years in Contempt Case

Pakistani politician and PML-N leader, Talal Chaudhary, has been disqualified on Thursday from holding public office for five years since he has been found guilty of committing contempt of court. Muhammad Badar Talal Chaudary was the former Minister of State for Interior, in the Abbasi Cabinet from August 2017 to May 2018. He has also […]

SC Bars Government from Extending Sheikh Zayed Hospital Chairman’s Tenure

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday came down hard on the Punjab government for extending the tenure of Chairman Sheikh Zayed Hospital and restrained it from giving him an extension.  A provincial law officer informed Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, who headed a three-judge bench of the apex court, that the tenure of Chairman Farid […]

Contempt Case: Nehal Hashmi asks Supreme Court for Forgiveness

By A. Q. Siddiqui ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nehal Hashmi asked the Supreme Court on Monday for forgiveness in a contempt of court case against him. As the hearing went under way today, where Hashmi’s indictment was expected, the three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar played the video clip of the PML-N […]

Chinese Salt Banned in Pakistan Over ‘Health Hazards’

ISLAMABAD: Discovering about the health hazards of popular Chinese salt Ajinomoto during a hearing, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has ordered ban on sale of the salt. The CJP was hearing a suo motu case pertaining to the sale of Ajinomoto or Chinese salt and used cooking oil in the country. He said […]

IHC Rubbishes Petition Challenging Kashmala Tariq’s Appointment as Ombudsperson

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday rejected a petition challenging the appointment of Kashmala Tariq as federal ombudsperson for protection against harassment at workplaces. A single bench, comprising Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb Khan, dismissed the petition moved by Advocate Rai Qaiser Abbas for being non-maintainable. The petitioner, through his counsel Abid Farooq Awan, filed […]

Sharif Calls for Major Reforms to Ensure Provision of Justice

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said that the reforms in social structure of the society are essential to boost provision of justice in present political scenario of the country. He expressed these sentiments in a brief interaction with media outside the accountability court here. Appearing discontented with the court proceedings against him, […]