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A chief justice who took on big water, blasphemy and worked Sundays

Justice Saqib Nisar’s tenure came to an end Thursday

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Top judge reprimands PTI lawmakers for acting like ‘thugs’

He was hearing a land grabbing case in Lahore

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Supreme Court wants to know when Musharraf will return

Musharraf has been asked to submit a timeframe within a week

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Hospitals are looting the people, says the chief justice

The rich are not the only ones with the right to healthcare, said the chief justice

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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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