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Sheikh Rashid approaches SC to reopen Hudaibiya Paper Mills scam

Sheikh Rashid approaches SC to reopen Hudaibiya Paper Mills scam

Sheikh Rashid approaches SC to reopen Hudaibiya Paper Mills scam ISLAMABAD:  Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, on Monday, moved an application in the Supreme Court, requesting it to direct NAB to file an appeal against Lahore High Court’s three-year-old order to quash a reference against the Sharifs in Hudaibiya Paper Mills case. Rashid, a petitioner […]

Mashal murder case: SC bars KP from forming judicial commission to probe lynching

Mashal murder case: SC bars KP from forming judicial commission to probe lynching

Special Correspondent The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday expressed its displeasure over Khyber Pakhtun­khwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak initiating the process for formation of a judicial commission to probe the lynching of Mardan university student Mashal Khan last week. Hearing a suo motu case into the student’s brutal murder at the hands of a mob, […]

SC suspends SHC ban on liquor shops

SC suspends SHC ban on liquor shops

SC suspends SHC ban on liquor shops ISLAMABAD:  The top court on Monday suspended Sindh High Court’s order to seal shops selling liquor in violation of the Hudood Ordinance of 1979. A two-judge bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan observed that if there is a provision in Prohibition Order 1980 for taking action against […]

SC declares Sindh public service exam 2013 void

SC declares Sindh public service exam 2013 void

SC declares Sindh public service exam 2013 void By MONITORING DESK ISLAMABAD: The top court on Monday declared null and void all written tests and interviews held for Combine Competitive Exam (CCE)-2013 under Sindh Public Service Commission (SPSC) and directed the provincial government to appoint chairman SPSC. A three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Justice Amir Hani Muslim […]

SC bars Utility Stores from selling cooking oil

SC bars Utility Stores from selling cooking oil

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday heard a case regarding the sale of ‘substandard’ cooking oil and ghee products in Utility Stores Corporation (USC) outlets across the country. The lawyer representing USC, Mustafa Ramday, submitted a report on the oil being sold during proceedings. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar told the […]

SC may summon PM in Panama case if need arises

SC may summon PM in Panama case if need arises

ISLAMABAD: A five-member bench led by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa resumed hearing the Panama Leaks case on Tuesday. Counsel for Jamat-e-Islami Taufeeq Asif and his assistant Sheikh Ahsan-ud-Din completed their arguments. During the proceedings the judges expressed their displeasure when the JI counsel made an incorrect reference to Syed Zafar Ali Shah case. Justice Sheikh […]

SC seeks tough questions over Quetta Attack commission, Balochistan IG gets emotional

SC seeks tough questions over Quetta Attack commission, Balochistan IG gets emotional

QUETTA: The Supreme Court asked tough questions from the government as it resumed hearing the suo moto Quetta Civil Hospital attack case on Thursday. The apex court asked the government if it will act on the Quetta Attack commission or not. It gave the interior ministry time till February 6 to submit its reservation over […]

SC finds anomalies in lower court’s handling of Tayyaba case

SC finds anomalies in lower court’s handling of Tayyaba case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday found anomalies in the way the sessions courts handled the case of the 10-year-old maid tortured by the family of a serving additional district and sessions judge (ADSJ). Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar ordered the deputy inspector general (DIG) of Islamabad police to investigate all aspects of […]

‘SC will follow law and Constitution, not parties’ expectations’

‘SC will follow law and Constitution, not parties’ expectations’

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday declared that it would dispense justice in accordance with the law and Constitution, not based on the perceptions or expectations of any one party. Asking the court to dispense “true justice”, especially when parties in Pakistan were polarised along political lines, was a very slippery slope, explained Justice Asif […]

SC resumes Panamagate hearing

SC resumes Panamagate hearing

The Supreme Court on Wednesday resumed hearing of the Panamagate case seeking the disqualification of the prime minister over investments made by his family members in offshore companies. A five-member of the apex court headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa is hearing the case on daily basis. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) counsel Naeem Bokhari in court […]