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Shots fired at Justice Ijaz-ul-Ahsan’s house in Lahore

Reported by; Zulqarnain Iqbal LAHORE: Justice Ijaz-ul-Ahsan’s house came under attack as multiple gunshots were fired at his residence two times.  Gunshots were fired twice at Justice Ijaz’s house–once during the previous night and again on Sunday morning. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar arrived at Justice Ijaz’s house and summoned IG Punjab there. The chief…

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Politicians have feelings too, they deserve to be respected: Saad Rafique

LAHORE: Politicians have feelings and they deserve respect as well, said Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique on Saturday, after attending a hearing at the apex court.  “I am very disheartened today–politicians have feelings too and they deserve to be respected as well,” he said while speaking to media. The chief justice had taken…

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Time to put our house in order, says chief justice

QUETTA: Justice Saqib Nisar criticised the judicial system in Pakistan and said that it seemed as if the judiciary was not using its capabilities according to the required standards.  “We’re not dispensing justice in the right manner,” he said. “If this remains the case, what face will we show to future generations?” Justice Saqib Nisar…

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PM Abbasi meets CJP at Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met chief justice at the Supreme Court of Pakistan Tuesday. The prime minister arrived at the apex court without any protocol and was welcomed by the chief justice at the Judges Gate. The meeting between the chief justice and the prime minister lasted for two hours. It took place in…

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SC indicts Daniyal Aziz in contempt of court case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday indicted state minister Daniyal Aziz in the contempt of court case.  Justice Mushir Alam read out the charges against Daniyal Aziz. The state minister and senior PML-N leader pleaded not guilty to the charges. According to the judgment, Daniyal had been indicted for speeches made on September 8, December…

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Is judiciary a political party, asks Ahsan Iqbal in response to CJ’s comments

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal criticised Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar’s comments on Punjab government, asking him whether the judiciary was a political party.  The interior minister wondered how the chief justice could make such remark before elections. “Imran Khan or Asif Zardari can make such remarks. Politicization of judiciary will be our collective loss,”…

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Contempt of court: SC to indict Daniyal Aziz on March 13

Reported by: Zulqarnain Iqbal ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has decided to indict state minister Daniyal Aziz on March 13 for contempt of court.  Not satisfied with arguments presented by the senior PML-N leader and state minister, the apex court announced its decision to frame charges against Daniyal Aziz. Daniyal Aziz, among other PML-N…

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Dual nationality: SC stops ECP from issuing notification to four newly-elected senators

  ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court barred ECP from issuing victory notification to four newly-elected senators who were found to be holding dual nationalities.  The newly-elected senators who possess dual nationalities are Haroon Akhtar, Nuzhat Sadiq, Chaudhry Sarwar and Sadia Abbasi. The names of the senators were revealed by the attorney general. Following the revelation, the…

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SC demands response from Imran over allegedly fake NOC

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan demanded a response from PTI chief Imran Khan within one week regarding the alleged fake No Objection Certificate for his Bani Gala land. Proceedings were being conducted at the Supreme Court pertaining to the illegal construction on Bani Gala land during which the chief justice inquired whether Imran Khan…

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Will not respect those who don’t believe in sanctity of vote: Nawaz

KOT MOMIN: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said on Wednesday that his party would not respect those who did not believe in the sanctity of vote and upheld it.  Speaking to party workers after offering his condolences to the family of former MPA Tahir Sindhu, Nawaz Sharif said that it took only five people to…

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Supreme Court slams Danyal Aziz for ‘film’ remark

ISLAMABAD: Senior PML-N leader Danyal Aziz remained defiant as he passed a tongue-in-cheek remark outside the apex court on Friday.  One would think that Danyal Aziz would be careful regarding what he says about senior judges of the apex court after he had received a notice for contempt of court. However, the senior PML-N leader…

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Supreme Court issues arrest warrants for Hussain Haqqani

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan issued arrest warrants for former ambassador of Pakistan to the United States, on Thursday.  A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar conducted proceedings of the Memo commission case during which the apex court passed the order. DG FIA Bashir Memon assured the court that he would take…

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Zainab rape-and-murder case: SC to announce decision on February 17

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan reserved its decision pertaining to the Zainab rape-and-murder case on Thursday which will be announced by the apex court on February 17.  According to details, the Zainab murder-and-rape case trial has concluded. As many as 33 witnesses have recorded their statements. Suspect Imran Ali has already confessed to his…

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Rao Anwar writes letter to Chief Justice of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Prime suspect in the Naqeebullah murder case, Rao Anwar, wrote a letter to the Chief Justice of Pakistan in which he claimed his innocence, it was learned on Tuesday.  This was revealed during the proceedings of the Naqeebullah murder case that were conducted at the apex court. Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar,…

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Talal appears before apex court, says he wanted to hire Asma Jahangir as lawyer

ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Interior Talal Chaudhry appeared before a bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan hearing the contempt of court case against the PML-N leader.  A three-member bench being headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal was hearing the contempt of court case against Talal Chaudhry. The minister told the court that he wanted to…

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Asma murder case: Police take two suspects into custody

MARDAN: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police on Tuesday took into custody two suspects for being involved in the murder of Asma.  According to sources, the DNA collected from one of the suspects matched from the body of Asma, the little girl who was raped and murdered a few weeks ago in Mardan. The two suspects were taken…

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SC gives Talal one week to respond in contempt case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday gave Minister of State for Interior Talal Chaudhry one week to submit his reply in the contempt of court case.  According to details, the state minister presented himself before the court as proceedings of the contempt of court case kicked off. Talal Chaudhry sought three weeks from the…

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Khawaja Asif is a grave security risk: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday congratulated the Supreme Court for awarding one-month jail term to PML-N’s Senator Nehal Hashmi over his outburst against judiciary. Hashmi was charged with contempt of court he criticized judiciary and members of a joint investigation team (JIT) tasked to investigate offshore properties of the ruling Sharif…

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Shahrukh Jatoi, other suspects arrested on orders of SC

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday ordered the arrest of all the suspects in the Shahzeb Khan murder case. According to details, the apex court Sindh High Court to hear the case of Shahzeb Khan’s murder case again and give a verdict on the case within two months. The apex court declared two…

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Nehal Hashmi verdict: Is it a message to others?

KARACHI: Did the apex court send a message to others who are criticising senior judges with the Nehal Hashmi disqualification verdict? Editor Digital Properties, SAMAA, Mr Omar R. Quraishi and Shahjahan Khurram discuss whether the verdict was rather too harsh considering the fact that Nehal Hashmi had tendered an unconditional apology to the court a…

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SC directs ISI, MI and IB to help police in arresting Rao Anwar

ISLAMABAD: The apex court on Thursday directed ISI, MI and IB on Thursday to provide support to police in arresting SSP Rao Anwar who is wanted in the Naqeebullah Mehsud murder case. Proceedings of the Naqeebullah Mehsud murder case suo moto were held at the apex court during which judges asked ISI, MI and IB…

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