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Ahsan Iqbal tenders unconditional apology in contempt of court case

Former interior minister Ahsan Iqbal tendered on Friday an unconditional apology before the Lahore High Court for his ‘anti-judiciary’ speech. During the hearing, Justice Mazahar Ali Naqvi said Iqbal did not mention unconditional apology in his written reply that he earlier submitted to the court. The court directed the PML-N leader to submit his written…

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Saleem Baig appointed new PEMRA chairperson

The caretaker government has appointed Saleem Baig as the new chairperson of Pakistan’s electronic media watchdog. Saleem Baig, an officer of the the information service had been serving as the federal government’s principal information officer. According to Radio Pakistan, the information ministry issued a notification regarding Mr Baig’s appointment as chairperson of Pemra after getting…

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Fawad Chaudhry gets green light to contest polls

The Lahore High Court gave on Thursday PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry the go-ahead to contest the election from Jhelum. “The election tribunal’s decision was ridiculous,” said Chaudhry. On Wednesday, an election tribunal rejected the nomination papers of the PTI spokesperson for NA-67 Jhelum. The panel also disqualified him from holding any public office for life…

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CJ assigns Khadija Siddiqi case to Justice Asif Khosa

Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has assigned the Khadija Siddiqi case to Justice Asif Saeed Khosa. The main suspect in the case, Shah Hussain, is the son of a prominent lawyer, and Siddiqi claims he stabbed her 23 times. He was acquitted by the Lahore High Court after the judge ruled that the attacker’s guilt…

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LHC throws out treason petition against Nawaz

The Lahore High Court threw out a petition seeking a treason trial for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, on Thursday.  Zindabad Party’s representative Aftab Virk had filed the petition against Nawaz Sharif. The high court dismissed the petition after Virk withdrew it. The high court has reserved its judgment on a similar petition filed by…

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Appear personally before the court: LHC to Ahsan Iqbal

The Lahore High Court issued a notice to Federal Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal to appear personally before the bench in a contempt of court case. On April 25, the interior minister lashed out at Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, who, he said, accused him of misusing his authority and that he ‘got…

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Three men claim to be husbands of the same woman

GUJRAT: Remember the famous Bollywood movie, “Dolly Ki Doli” in which actress Sonam Kapoor used to marry men from different regions and then run away with all their wealth and belongings? Well, something of a similar nature happened in Gujrat on Wednesday.  Three men have claimed that they’re married to one woman. Of the three,…

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Explainer: Nadeem Malik on ‘anti-judiciary speech’ ban

Senior journalist and anchorperson Nadeem Malik says that Lahore High Court has set a bad precedent by directing electronic media watchdog to stop airing ‘anti-judiciary speeches’ by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and other leaders of the PML-N. Watch his analysis in the video.

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Can’t force parents to buy books, uniforms from particular vendors, says Lahore court

LAHORE: Private schools cannot force parents to buy text books or uniforms from a particular vendor, according to a ruling by the LHC.  The registering authority tasked to oversee implementation of the order will ensure parents are not forced to buy books and uniforms from a particular vendor. Private schools have been barred from charging…

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Protest of health workers continues on 5th day in Lahore

Tehmina Ahmad The sit-in of the lady health workers on Charing Cross, Lahore entered fifth day Friday. Lahore High Court issued directives to the home secretary to put an end to the protest sit-in on Mall Road. The health workers vow to continue their protest until their demands are met. “Punjab government should avoid using…

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LHC upholds death penalty for Zainab murder convict

LAHORE: A Lahore High Court (LHC) division bench on Tuesday upheld the death sentence handed down to Imran Ali in connection with the rape and murder of seven-year-old Zainab Ansari in Kasur. The bench comprising Justice Sadaqat Ali Khan and Justice Shehram Sarwar Chaudhry dismissed the convict’s appeal. Additional Prosecutor General Punjab Abdul Samad pleaded…

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Notices served to Nawaz, Maryam over anti-judiciary statements

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz were served notices over their anti-judiciary remarks. A bench of Lahore High Court headed by Justice Shahid Kareem headed a petition filed by Advocate Azhar Siddique. The application stated that the father-daughter duo ridiculed the judiciary in their public meetings and social media websites….

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Acceptance of Ishaq Dar’s senate nomination papers challenged

LAHORE: A petition filed at the Lahore High Court challenged the acceptance of nomination papers filed by Ishaq Dar and other PML-N senate candidates, on Friday.  According to details, the petitioner claimed that the election tribunal had accepted the nomination papers of Ishaq Dar, Sadia Abbasi, Nuzhat Sadiq and Abdul Karim (all belonging to the…

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Imran Ali files appeal against death sentence at LHC

LAHORE: Imran Ali, who was found guilty by the anti-terrorism court of raping and murdering seven-year-old Zainab, filed an appeal at Lahore High Court against his death sentence on Tuesday.  According to details, Imran Ali stated in his appeal petition filed at the Lahore High Court that the death sentence handed out to him by…

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IHC adjourns contempt case against Nawaz Sharif till Feb 26

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Tuesday adjourned the contempt of court case hearing till February 26 in order to wait for a verdict of Lahore High Court in a similar case. The IHC judge, Justice Aamer Faroq heard contempt petition against Nawaz Sharif that seeks to restrict former prime minister Nawaz Sharif from making…

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Live Updates: Zainab’s murderer sentenced to death by hanging on four counts

LAHORE: Anti-Terrorism Court in Lahore announced the verdict of the Zainab rape-and-murder case on Saturday, sentencing him to death on four counts.  LIVE UPDATES We are satisfied but want the murderer to be hanged publicly, he says “I want to thank all institutions for playing their part in the arrest and punishment of Zainab’s murderer,…

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Detention of Benazir Bhutto murder case suspects extended

LAHORE: A provincial review board comprising judges of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday extended detention of five suspects, acquitted in the Benazir Bhutto murder case by a court, till Feb 19. The board comprises Justice Abdul Sami Khan, Justice Sadaqat Ali Khan and Justice Alia Neelum heard the application of the Punjab government…

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Justice Yawar takes oath as 46th CJ of Lahore High Court

LAHORE: Justice Muhammad Yawar Ali took oath as new Chief Justice of Lahore High Court on Wednesday to become the 46th Chief Justice of the LHC.  Governor Punjab Rafiq Rajwana administered oath to him in an auspicious ceremony at Governor House. Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif was also present on this occasion among the lawyers…

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Increase in petrol prices challenged in LHC

LAHORE: Recent increase in prices of petrol petroleum products has been challenged in Lahore High Court (LHC). The petition, challenging the revise in rates by the federal government, has been filed by Azhar Siddique Advocate. The petitioner has stated that the petrol prices are on the rise due to an increase in additional sales tax….

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Hajj 2018: Balloting postponed after court order

ISLAMABAD: The ministry of religious affairs Friday postponed the Hajj balloting slated to take place today as Sindh High Court issued a stay order in this regard.  Hajj balloting was scheduled to take place today which was halted by the government in a surprise last-minute move on Friday after the SHC order. Earlier on Thursday,…

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LHC reserves verdict on petition against PAT’s protest

LAHORE: A three-member bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) has reserved its ruling on a petition filed by the traders of the Mall Road against Pakistan Awami Tehreek’s (PAT) protest. Punjab Advocate General Shakeel-ur-Rehman and counsels of the respondents were present in the court. The Punjab government presented its report regarding the protest in…

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