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CJ summons attorney-general after govt reaction over judges’ remarks

The rift between the federal government and judiciary created after Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nehal Hashmi’s controversial speech seems to have deepened. On Friday, the attorney-general appeared in the chamber of Chief Justice Justice Mian Saqib Nisar. Justice Nisar has taken suo moto notice of the ‘threatening’ speech of Hashmi. The judge…

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CJP takes notice of deaf girl’s rape in Nawabshah

ISLAMABAD: Justice Saqib Nisar has taken suo moto notice of the rape of a deaf minor girl in Nawabshah on Monday and ordered IG Sindh to submit a detailed report on the incident.  According to details, the Chief Justice of Pakistan took a suo moto notice from media reports regarding the rape of a 12-year-old…

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CJP takes notice of chopping off servant’s hand in Sheikhupura

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar Wednesday took notice of chopping off domestic servant’s hand by a lady employer in Sheikhupura. The notice was taken on media reports that a lady employer allegedly cut right hand of 13 years old domestic servant with fodder machine. Taking notice of the matter, the chief justice of Pakistan…

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CJP takes notice of cutting of green trees in Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar took notice of cutting of trees for extension of road in Balochistan. The notice was taken on an application that a 10 kilometer Pishin-Yaroo Link Road, District Pishin, Balochistan is being widened that has caused threat to about 2200 green trees on both sides of the…

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Imran hastens to clarify statement after SC judge issues warning

NOWSHERA: PTI chairman Imran Khan clarified his statement on Friday, saying that he had earlier said that two judges from the five-member bench constituted to hear the Panama Leaks case, had declared Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif a liar.  Addressing a rally at Nowshera, the cricketer-turned-politician gave clarification regarding a statement by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan. The…

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Supreme Court sets up JIT to probe Panama Leaks

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday set up a six-member Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to launch  a probe into the Panama Leaks. The committee’s members include Amer Aziz (FIA), Bilal Rasool (SECP), Irfan Naeem Mangi (NAB), Brigadier Muhammad Nauman Saeed (ISI), Brigadier Kamran Khurshid (MI) and Wajid Zia (FIA). According to the apex court, Wajid…

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Do not politicize national institutions: info minister to political parties

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb has called on political parties to shun practice of dragging constitutional institutions into politics. In an interview, she said the attempts by opposition to resort to this undesirable pursuit in the backdrop of the Supreme Court’s verdict on Panama papers case had even compelled the Chief Justice…

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Chief Justice takes notice of Municipal lawlessness in Bani Gala

ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of Municipal lawlessness in Bani Gala, Islamabad.

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CJP takes notice of woman trafficking in Islamabad, Pindi

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, has taken notice of Women trafficking in Rawalpindi and Islamabad. The notice was taken on a news story published in a section of media under caption “Women trafficking in twin cities goes on unchecked” and a column “Sub Gongay Kun Ho Gay” narrating the story of…

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No restriction on Ayyan Ali to travel abroad, says CJ

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday remarked that there is no restriction on model Ayyan Ali from traveling abroad. The Chief Justice made the remark while hearing the contempt of court plea filed by Ayyan Ali for not removing her name from the Exit Control List (ECL). The apex judge,…

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People express solidarity for #Tayyaba on twitter

By: Noman Naushad Lalani A few days ago Samaa highlighted an issue of immense brutality. Tayyaba was working at a session judge’s house, whose wife and daughter have been accused of torturing Tayyaba. This issue was taken up as a case of domestic violence. Samaa raised this issue and chief justice Islamabad, high court took…

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CJP takes notice of substandard cooking oil sale

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of alleged sale of substandard and adulterated cooking oil at Utility Stores Corporation of Pakistan. The notice was taken on application of Asif Nadeem Butt, President-Anjuman Tajran, Chowk Shaheedan, Mirpur, AJK, sent through Human Right Cell, Supreme Court of Pakistan. He also supported his allegations…

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Justice Mian Saqib Nisar to take oath as CJP on Saturday

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court’s Chief Justice designate Mian Saqib Nisar will take oath on Saturday (tomorrow). Justice Mian Saqib Nisar will be the 25th head of the Supreme Court with effect from Dec 31 as the incumbent CJP Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali will retire on December 30 after serving for 15 months. The oath taking ceremony…

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Full court reference held for outgoing Chief Justice

ISLAMABAD: A full court reference in honour of outgoing Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Anwar Zaheer Jamali was held here on Thursday, who will retire on December 31 after serving the apex court for more than a decade as judge as well as Chief Justice. The reference was held in Court Room No 1 where…

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Courts completely independent, not under any pressure: CJ

LAHORE: Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali has said that courts are completely independent at every level and they are not under any kind of pressure. Addressing the concluding ceremony in connection with sesquicentennial celebrations of the Lahore High Court (LHC) here on Saturday, he said that the judicial system did not meant for making decisions…

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Justice Saqib Nisar to be new Chief Justice from Dec. 31

ISLAMABAD: Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, has been appointed by as the Chief Justice of Pakistan with effect from December 31 of this year. A notification to this effect has been issued by Ministry of Law and Justice on Wednesday. The notification states, “In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (3) of Article 175A read…

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SC takes govt to task over delay in population census

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court voiced displeasure over delay in census and directed the government to submit time frame for fresh population census in the country. A division bench of the court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali heard the suo motu notice case against delay in holding population census. During the proceedings, Attorney General…

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Imran Khan says chief justice vindicated his stance

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Thursday said Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jamali has vindicated his stance against Sharif family. “Today the CJ spoke of Badshahat (monarchy) similar to what I have been saying: Sharifs practicing Badshahat behind what is a mere facade of democracy,” Imran wrote on his verified Twitter account….

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CJP refuses to attend global conference in India

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali has refused to attend the global conference scheduled to be held in India next month. The refusal was made due to tense situation between the two countries. The Chief Justice was invited by his Indian counterpart to attend the conference from 21st to 23rd of next…

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NAB asked to submit details of voluntary return of ill-gotten money

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to submit the details of people who have voluntarily submitted ill-gotten money through plea bargain. A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali and comprising Justice Amir Hani Muslim and Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan heard the suo…

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CJ takes suo moto notice of voluntarily return in NAB cases

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice (CJ) Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali on Thursday has taken suo notu notice of voluntarily returns in NAB cases and issued notices to the Attorney General for Pakistan (AGP), Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and others to appear before court in last week of September. The notice was taken on a note of…

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