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SC gives PML-N’s candidate for NA-115 the green light

The Supreme Court announced on Thursday that the PML-N’s candidate for NA-115 Jhang, Sheikh Waqas Akram, can contest the election. The court denied a plea seeking his disqualification. On the other hand, the court has said that the PTI’s candidate for NA-149, Rai Hassan Nawaz, cannot contest the election. Justice Ijazul Hassan said he has…

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Top court rejects appeal seeking PTI spokesperson’s disqualification

Syed Fakhar Haider of Pakistan Justice and Democratic Party had claimed that Fawad Chaudhry had not paid the tax on his agricultural land

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Top court throws out PPP candidate’s appeal against disqualification

An election tribunal had disqualified him for being a defaulter of a social security company

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The SC wants work on the Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams to start soon

The Supreme Court has told the committee formed to construct the Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams to speed up work to begin construction of the dams. Chief Justice Saqib Nisar met Wapda Chairperson Lieutenant General Muzzamil Hussain, who is also a member of the committee, and was briefed on the its progress. He said that five…

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SC reserves ruling on Talal’s contempt of court

A three member bench of the Supreme Court has reserved judgment in contempt of court case against former Minister of State for Interior Talal Chaudhry. The bench, headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmad, reserved the ruling after PML-N leader Talal Chaudhry’s lawyer Kamran Murtaza completed his arguments. Murtaza contended that the prosecution lawyer failed to prove…

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For the 4th time, SC extends deadline for Sharif family cases

The top court gave the accountability court another six weeks to complete the proceedings

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Ishaq Dar has three days to make sure his passport isn’t cancelled

Former finance minister Ishaq Dar has been given till July 12 to appear before the Supreme Court otherwise his passport will be cancelled. He has been asked to appear before the SC multiple times in a case relating to the appointment of Ataul Haq Qasmi as the managing director of PTV. Dar has been given…

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Don’t try to make money off rising petrol prices, SC tells government

During a hearing on Sunday on rising petrol prices in the country, a three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar said raising petroleum prices is not a way for the government to make money. The CJ said to fulfill the country’s requirements 85% of its fuel was imported. He asked whether there…

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CJP orders immediate construction of Bhasha, Mohmand Dams

Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar, has ordered the construction of Bhasha and Mohmand Dams at the earliest. In a short judgement, on Wednesday, the Chief Justice said water is essential for the survival of people and the country and both dams should be constructed on priority basis. He said Pakistan is facing an…

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PML-N’s Bilal Kiyani gets Supreme Court’s approval to contest elections

The Supreme Court has allowed PML-N candidate Bilal Azhar Kiyani to contest the election from NA-66 Jhelum. The top court heard on Monday Kiyani’s appeal against the Islamabad High Court’s earlier decision His lawyer told the court that Kiyani had given up his British citizenship before submitting his nomination papers. He requested that the SC…

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PML-N’s Daniyal Aziz found guilty of contempt of court

The Supreme Court convicted PML-N leader Daniyal Aziz for contempt of court on Thursday. Justice Mushir Alam read the verdict, which sentenced Aziz till “rising of the court”. The court ruled that Aziz had attempted to malign the court in his speech and spread hatred in light of Section 2 (b) of Article 204 of…

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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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