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Posts tagged "Chief Justice Saqib Nisar" (Page 2)

Millions were spent on the RTS yet it crashed, says the CJ

The chief election commissioner was probably asleep the night of the elections as he did not bother to answer my calls, remarked Chief Justice Saqib Nisar

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August 7, 2018


The Supreme Court is going to ensure compensation for Pakistanis stranded in China

This is an emergency, said the top judge. “We will hear the case even at 2:30am,” he remarked

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August 3, 2018


The SC wants a reference filed against Overseas Pakistani Commissioner Afzal Bhatti

According to NAB, Afzal Bhatti’s salary as overseas commissioner was Rs550,000

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August 3, 2018


Talal Chaudhry disqualified for five years in contempt case

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar took suo motu notice of PML-N leader Talal Chaudhry’s “contemptuous” speeches against the judiciary on February 1

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August 2, 2018


Chief justice says the SC will look after the funds and the govt will build the dams

“It is not the court’s job to build the dams,” remarked Chief Justice Saqib Nisar. “It’s the government’s job.”

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August 1, 2018


Top court orders by-election in Rawalpindi’s NA-60

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled that the election process will begin from scratch in NA-60

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August 1, 2018


70% of the Railways revenue is spent on pensions, SC told

A forensic audit report submitted on Tuesday to the Supreme Court’s Lahore Registry revealed that the Pakistan Railways has suffered losses of Rs40 billion. Chief Justice Saqib Nisar asked if everything was going well in the Railways ministry. The audit officer said the report was not good and that in the past five years, there…

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July 24, 2018


Karachi is visibly cleaner, praises Chief Justice Saqib Nisar

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar said on Sunday that he was happy to see that Karachi is being cleaned up. He said the state of the city is a reflection of the work of the Supreme Court-appointed commission on water and sanitation’s head, Justice (retd) Amir Hani Muslim. Justice Nisar also visited a water treatment plant…

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July 22, 2018


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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July 14, 2018


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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July 10, 2018


Larkana judge resigns after CJ ‘humiliated’ him by tossing phone

The Larkana judge, towards whom Chief Justice Saqib Nisar threw a mobile phone, stepped down from his position Tuesday. Justice Nisar paid a surprise visit to a Larkana courtroom on Saturday. An additional sessions judge, Gul Zameer Solangi, was conducting the hearing at Larkana’s sessions court complex when the CJ entered the courtroom. He did…

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June 26, 2018


Chief justice expresses reservations over five-member caretaker government

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar has expressed reservations on the caretaker government. While hearing a case about the water shortage in the twin cities, the top judge said half of Islamabad is deprived of water. He has requested the interim prime minister to look into the water and power issue himself. The chief justice had earlier…

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June 25, 2018


CJ throws mobile phone towards additional sessions judge in Larkana courtroom

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar threw a mobile phone towards an additional sessions judge when he paid a surprise visit to the courtroom on Saturday. An additional sessions judge was conducting a hearing at Larkana’s sessions court complex when the CJ entered the courtroom. He did not like the way the hearings were being conducted at…

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June 23, 2018


How can railway dept sell Sindh government’s land, asks CJ

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar asked how the railway department, which is a part of the Centre, can sell Sindh government’s land. He was hearing the suo motu case pertaining to the lease and allotment of Sindh’s land at the Supreme Court’s Karachi registry on Tuesday. Justice Sajjad Ali Shah and Justice Munib Akhtar were the…

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June 19, 2018


Supreme Court paves the way for Musharraf’s return to Pakistan

The Supreme Court directed that General (retd) Pervez Musharraf’s passport and identity card be unblocked and he be provided safe passage from the airport to the court. Speaking on Monday at the SC’s Lahore Registry, Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar also ordered that a tribunal be formed to hear the case in two days. Stop…

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June 11, 2018


Water solution is SC’s top priority now: Chief Justice

Zulqarnain Iqbal Finding a solution to water crisis is the Supreme Court’s top priority now, said Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday. He was hearing the case regarding environmental pollution at the Supreme Court. According to Justice Sardar Tariq, solution to water crisis and construction of dams was the priority of no political party….

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June 4, 2018


Judicial commission to investigate APS attack

The Supreme Court has ordered to form a judicial commission to investigate 2014 militant attack on Army Public School Peshawar, where more than 150 people were killed, Samaa reported Wednesday. Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Saqib Nisar, ordered creation of the commission while hearing at the Supreme Court’s Peshawar registry a case pertaining to the…

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May 9, 2018


How can we collect mobile phone taxes from a labourer, asks CJP

Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Saqib Nisar, ordered all cellular phone companies and relevant government authorities to file a report on 42% tax deduction from mobile phones pre-paid calling cards and ‘easy-load’. The CJP, heading a four-judge bench, ordered this while hearing a suo motu notice he took the notice earlier this month about high…

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May 8, 2018


CJP meets 2005 quake affectees in Azad Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Saqib Nisar, reviewed development projects in Azad Kashmir cities that were affected by 2005 earthquake. According to officials, the CJP paid a surprise visit to Balakot, Mansehra and Abbottabad where he reviewed uplift work and heard first-hand account of deadly earthquake victims. Chief Justice suddenly planned the visit while…

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April 25, 2018


15,000 fake doctors in KP, health commission tells CJ

There are 15,000 fake doctors in the province, the chairperson of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s health care commission told Chief Justice Saqib Nisar. The top judge was hearing a case regarding fake doctors practising in the province at the Peshawar registry of the Supreme Court. “How many times have you taken action against the fake doctors? How…

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April 20, 2018


Top court summons Nawaz, Maryam over “anti-judiciary speeches”

The Supreme Court took suo motu notice of the “anti-judiciary speeches” of former PM Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, Maryam Nawaz and issued summons. The Lahore High Court had directed Monday the electronic media watchdog to monitor “anti-judiciary speeches” and decide on complaints filed against Mr Sharif, his daughter and other leaders of the PML-N….

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April 17, 2018

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