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After Liaquat Ali Khan, corruption has ruled Pakistan: CJP

Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar says that corruption has ruled Pakistan since Liaquat Ali Khan’s death.

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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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Swat’s Justice Nasir ul Mulk named caretaker PM

Justice Nasir ul Mulk is the caretaker prime minister who will see Pakistan through the elections scheduled for July 25. Justice (retired) Nasir ul Mulk is a candidate who has served as election commissioner and chief justice. The federal government and opposition agreed on his name from a list of six. Speaker of the National…

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CJ objects to women’s clothes in award shows

Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar expressed anger on the clothes worn by female stars during award shows. The chief justice raised the matter while hearing the case of Indian content being aired on television channels. Producers and actors were present in the hearing at Karachi Registry of the Supreme Court. “The clothes being worn by…

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SC bars Bahria Town Karachi from selling, allotting plots

The Supreme Court has prohibited Bahria Town from selling or allotting land in its Bahria Town Karachi housing project. In its detailed verdict, a three-judge bench declared the allotment and transfer of the properties illegal. The three judges were Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, Justice Maqbool Baqar and Justice Faisal Arab. “The government land would go back…

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Watch: Chief Justice displeased over hospital’s bad condition

Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar expressed his anger over the dilapidated condition of Punjab Institute of Cardiology. The patients also complained about the lack of facilities to the apex judge.

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SC completes hearing of suo moto notice of Mashal Khan murder case

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) on Tuesday completed the hearing of suo-moto notice of Mashal Khan lynching case. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case. In the proceedings, Additional Advocate General Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) said that the criminals have already been indicted in the murder case…

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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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