Shehzad Ali

The surgeon general of Pakistan will give Anwar Majeed, AG Majeed and Hussain Lawai checkups

The Supreme Court wants the surgeon general to file a report in five days

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Anyone opposing the construction of dams will be tried for treason: Chief Justice Saqib Nisar

Mineral water companies are paying Rs0.25/litre for extracting underground water

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Groundwater won’t be free anymore, says the Supreme Court

The court has taken suo motu notice of mineral water companies in Punjab

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Supreme Court orders man who abandoned daughter 16 years ago to pay for her expenses

The father said that he stopped paying his daughter’s expenses in 1999

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500 transgender people have been killed in Pakistan since 2015, SC told

The court will offer jobs to two transgender people

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Supreme Court orders action against Husain Haqqani

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar ordered NAB to ensure the arrest of Husain Haqqani

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The Supreme Court wants a record of Zardari’s assets for the past 10 years

The court sought the details of the former president’s assets in Pakistan as well as those outside the country that he owned in 2007

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The SC wants the Panama Papers case wrapped up in six weeks

The Supreme Court wants the Panama Papers reference to be wrapped up in six weeks. Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s lawyer Khawaja Harris’s request for three months’ time has been rejected. He had asked for time till December 15 but Chief Justice Saqib Nisar said they cannot grant him so much time.

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The SC has stayed the transfer of private schools set up in Islamabad homes

The Supreme Court stayed the transfer of schools set up inside homes in Islamabad on Thursday

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The SC has reopened the Nandipur Power Plant corruption case

The Supreme Court reopened the Nandipur Power Plant corruption case on Wednesday. Notices have been issued to the parties concerned and the hearing has been set for Thursday. PML-N leader Khawaja Asif had petitioned the court to reopen the case. On June 8, the Supreme Court directed NAB to expedite its investigation into the corruption…

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Chief justice says the SC will look after the funds and the govt will build the dams

“It is not the court’s job to build the dams,” remarked Chief Justice Saqib Nisar. “It’s the government’s job.”

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Supreme Court rejects appeal seeking PML-N leader Saira Tarar’s disqualification

The lawyer of PTI’s Shaukat Ali Bhatti said that the amount of land Saira Tarar had declared is more than what she actually owns

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Private schools allowed to collect fees during summer vacations

The Supreme Court suspended on Thursday the Islamabad High Court’s restraining private schools from collecting school fees during summer vacations. The SC ruled that the high court does not have the jurisdiction to issue orders like these. The top court order observed that the high court must remain unbiased in the orders it passes. The…

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Supreme Court to announce verdict in contempt case against Daniyal Aziz

The Supreme Court will announce the verdict in the contempt case against Daniyal Aziz on Thursday. Aziz, who is a former state minister for privatisation, has arrived at the court. Since he arrived late, the court took up other cases. He is now waiting for the court to decide the case against him. The top…

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SC orders Malik Riaz’s property to be confiscated

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered Bahria Town Chairperson Malik Riaz’s property to be confiscated. The order came during the hearing of a review petition filed by the property giant against the apex court’s earlier verdict. In May, the SC issued a verdict barring Bahria Town from selling or allotting land in its Bahria Town…

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Khawaja Asif challenges disqualification in Supreme Court

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Khawaja Asif challenged high court ruling to disqualify him in Supreme Court Wednesday. On April 26, a three-member bench of the Islamabad High Court disqualified him as a member of the parliament under Article 62(1)(f) of the Constitution as he failed to disclose his employment with a UAE company and a…

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Chief Justice takes notice of target killings of Hazaras

Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, took suo motu notice of targeted killings of Hazaras, who protested for four days in Quetta. They canceled the protest on assurance by the army chief. “Hazara people are not filing an application to the Supreme Court because of fear,” said CJ Nisar Wednesday. “I met them when…

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Three PML-N MNAs from Balochistan quit party

ISLAMABAD: Three PML-N MNAs from Balochistan announced their decision to leave the party.  Jam Kamal, Mir Dostain Khan Domki and Khalid Magsi are the MNAs from Balochistan who announced they had left the party. The decision was announced in a press conference held at the National Press Club. They said during the presser that Pakistan’s mainstream…

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SC sends notices to 445 officials whose wives have dual nationality

PHOTO: FILE Reporting by Shehzad Ali The Supreme Court issued notices to 445 officials whose wives have dual nationality The court was hearing the dual nationality suo motu case. The Federal Investigation Agency told the court that the wives of 691 government officials have dual nationality. The CJP asked if the dual nationality clause applies…

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