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Sheikh Rasheed, Fawad Chaudhry hit out at Nawaz Sharif over statements on judiciary

ISLAMABAD: AML President Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed and Secretary Information of PTI Fawad Chaudhry criticized former premier Nawaz Sharif over his latest remarks on the judiciary. According to details, Awami Muslim League President Sheikh Rasheed said that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Chairman has realized that the wealth he looted is in danger. “They will be…

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SC to determine disqualification time period, rules CJP

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday ruled that the Supreme Court of Pakistan was to determine the time-period of parliamentarians’ disqualification. A larger bench headed by the chief justice heard the petitions seeking a fixed time-period of the parliamentarians’ disqualification under Article 62(1)(f) of the constitution. During the course of…

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Constitution supreme document of any country, says CJP

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday said that the Constitution was the supreme document of any country. Parliament has the authority to make laws and  our job is to uphold the sanctity of the law, the chief justice expressed these views while presiding over a meeting of judges belonging…

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Nehal Hashmi has been punished as per law: CJP

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing of a case regarding determination of lawmakers disqualification under Article 62(1)(f) till February 8. A five-member larger bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar comprising Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed, Justice Umar Ata Bandial, Justice Ijaz-ul-Ahsan and Justice Sajjad Ali Shah heard…

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Disqualification under Article 62-1 F debatable: CJP

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday remarked that disqualification under Article 62-1 F of the constitution was debatable and yet to be decided as the court would determine if it (disqualification) would be for lifetime or for one year. He passed these remarks while chairing a three-member bench hearing…

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CJ Nisar takes suo motu notice of Asma murder in Mardan

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar Friday took suo motu notice of sexual assault on Mardan’s little girl, Asma as at least 15 days passed after the little girl was brutally killed. CJ Nisar summoned the inquiry report from Inspector General of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police Salahuddin Mehsud within next 24 hours. The…

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CJ Nisar apologizes over ‘skirt’ remark

KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has Wednesday tendered apology over his controversial misogynic remark in which he compared a speech to a woman’s skirt. Hearing a case regarding tax in Karachi today, CJ Nisar said, “I apologize if my earlier speech in Karachi has caused offence to anyone.” The Chief Justice…

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CJP compares length of speech to length of woman’s skirt

KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar compared the length of a speech to length of a woman’s skirt. Addressing a recent event in Karachi, the apex judge said, “He was always told that a speech should be like a woman’s skirt. It should not be too long and neither too short that it…

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This is how CJP presents personal example of no-VIP protocol

KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar kick-started the judicial reform and visited mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammed Ali Jinnah without any protocol. Chief Justice offered Fateha Khawani and laid floral wreath at the mausoleum to pay respects to the great founder of Pakistan. The CJP moved to the mausoleum without taking any protocol;…

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Shahzeb case: Supreme Court orders to put Shahrukh Jatoi on ECL

KARACHI: Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) has taken up as maintainable the petition of civil society against the release of Shahrukh Jatoi in Shahzeb murder case on Saturday. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar ordered to immediately put the names of the accused on exit control list (ECL). CJP Nisar directed the concerned…

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CJP takes suo moto of blockade of roads for VVIPs

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar Monday took notice of blockade of public roads for movement of VVIPs all over the country. According to a press release here Chief Justice while taking suo moto has also called reports from authorities concerned. The chief justice also took suo moto notice on conditionsof Government Hospitals…

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Judiciary not under any kind of pressure: Chief Justice

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar said that the judiciary is not in any kind of pressure, Samaa reported. Addressing a function here on Saturday, the apex judge said that the judges have taken an oath to protect the constitution of the country. “We wouldn’t have announced a verdict like that of Hudaibiya…

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DG FIA should accept he can’t stop human smuggling, says CJP

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar said on Thursday that the Director-General of FIA should accept that he can’t take steps to stop human smuggling in Pakistan. These comments were made by the chief justice during a hearing on the killing of 20 people in Turbat. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar had taken…

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Zafir murder: Father demands CJP to take suo motu notice

Father of the boy who was killed at Do Darya point of Karachi near Seaview demanded Chief Justice of Pakistan to take suo motu notice of his son’s killing in a bike race row. Talking to Samaa TV in a current affairs program ‘Awaz’, Fahim Zuberi said, “My fight is not for me alone; instead,…

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SC to hear Hudaibiya Paper Mills case on Monday

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar, has ordered formation of a Supreme Court (SC) bench to hear a reference of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) pertaining to Sharif family’s Hudaibiya Paper Mills. The three-judge bench will be headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, and will also include Justice Dost Muhammad and Justice Mazhar Alam…

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Man moves Supreme Court against fake Baba

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar Saturday took notice against a fake Peer on a petition filed by an aggrieved man whose son had gone missing. Petitioner Qazi Shakeel said fake Peer, Soofi Khurram, brainwashed his son and motivated him towards sectarianism. After taking notice, the Chief Justice summoned response from Inspector…

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Verdicts should be free from ambiguity: CJP

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has said that the case verdicts should be free from ambiguity, Samaa reported. Addressing 2nd Punjab Women Judges Conference in Lahore, CJP said that the nation is fortunate that Pakistan has a written constitution. “No judge can announce a verdict without fulfilling the legal requirements,” he…

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Quetta cop run over: CJP takes notice

Balochistan MPA Abdul Majeed Khan Achakzai killed a traffic police Haji Attaulla by hitting him with his SUV. Chief Justice of Pakistan took suo motu notice of the incident. The CJP summoned a report from Inspector General of Balochistan Police within three days. Know more in this video report.

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Cells for addressing grievances of overseas Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the National Judicial (Policy Making) Committee (NJPMC) under the chairmanship of the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan was held in the Supreme Court of Pakistan on 13 May 2017 and was also attended by Members of the NJPMC i.e. Hon’ble Chief Justice of the Federal Shariat Court and High Courts. The…

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Delegation of Turkish judiciary calls on HCJP

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Turkish Judiciary headed by Musa Hebet, High Rank Judge, Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Justice  called on the Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and the judges of the Supreme Court in Islamabad today (Wednesday). The delegation comprised Muhsin Senturk, Hanefi Keskin, Seyfettin Tuncer, and Sanver Keles, High…

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WATCH: Report on 12th May 2007 carnage

At least 50 people were killed and countless people were injured when Karachi turned into a warzone on 12th May 2007.

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