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SC asks timeframe for Diamer-Bhasha dam

SC asks timeframe for Diamer-Bhasha dam

ISLAMABAD:Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has asked the timeframe from Water and Power and Development Authority (Wapda) for Diamer-Bhasha dam.He said that the court’s decision on Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams has become final as no review petition was filed against it.In a hearing on Thursday, Justice Nisar said that an implementation bench […]

SC to hear Model Town case today

SC to hear Model Town case today

ISLAMABAD  – A five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court (SC) will hear the case pertaining to the Model Town tragedy today (Wednesday), Dunya News reported.The SC five five-member larger bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising of Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Azmat Saeed, Justice Faisal Arab […]

Nawaz to appear before SC in Pakpattan shrine land case today

Nawaz to appear before SC in Pakpattan shrine land case today

ISLAMABAD  – Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif will appear before the Supreme Court (SC) today (Tuesday) in Pakpattan shrine’s land transfer case.The PML-N supremo decided to appear before the court after consultation with his legal team. The former prime minister will present his stance before the court in case […]

SC seeks replies from provinces on patwari system

SC seeks replies from provinces on patwari system

LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Sunday issued notices to all provincial governments in a suo motu case pertaining to the functioning of patwarkhanas in urban areas.A two-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, heard the matter at the Supreme Court’s Lahore registry.As proceedings commenced, Justice Nisar remarked that no serious efforts had been made for […]

SC asked to initiate contempt case against TLP leaders

SC asked to initiate contempt case against TLP leaders

ISLAMABAD / LAHORE:A petitioner has approached the top court, seeking a contempt of court case against Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) leader Khadim Hussain Rizvi and patron-in-chief Pir Afzal Qadri.In a petition submitted on Tuesday, the applicant, Barrister Masroor Shah, raised questions about the conduct of the two leaders who are currently detained at unknown locations.“Do they […]

Centre-province feud: SC warns govt to settle workers’ fund dispute

Centre-province feud: SC warns govt to settle workers’ fund dispute

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday gave the government last chance to resolve the dispute with the provinces regarding payment of Rs124 billion Workers Welfare Fund (WWF).Workers have been facing difficulties in claiming marriage, death, and scholarships grants because of the pending dispute.A two-judge bench, comprising Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Mushir Alam, while hearing […]

NAB accused seeks to become party in SC case against IHC verdict suspending Sharifs’ sentences

NAB accused seeks to become party in SC case against IHC verdict suspending Sharifs’ sentences

ISLAMABAD: Submitting an application to become a party in the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) case against Islamabad High Court verdict suspending the sentences of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter and son-in-law, an accused facing NAB proceedings has requested the Supreme Court’s larger bench to adjudicate a question whether the bureau may take cognisance, […]

Model Town tragedy: Shahbaz to appear in SC today

Model Town tragedy: Shahbaz to appear in SC today

LAHORE – A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar will hear the application seeking the formation of a new joint investigation team (JIT) in the Model Town case at the Supreme Court Lahore Registry today (Monday).The SC had issued notices to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, former Punjab […]

IGP transfer fiasco: SC accepts Fawad Chaudhry’s explanation

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday accepted Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry’s explanation after the minister was summoned for comments “ridiculing the court” over the transfer of Inspector-General of Police Islamabad Jan Muhammad.The apex court had also taken exception to Minister for Science and Technology Azam Swati’s statement.Fawad had questioned the purpose of holding elections in the […]

SC summons CDA ex-boss for allowing plaza on public pool

SC summons CDA ex-boss for allowing plaza on public pool

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has issued summon to CDA’s ex-chairman Kamran Lashari, former CDA DG Ghulam Sarwar Sindhu and current CDA member estate Khushal Khan in the case of construction of an illegal plaza on a plot meant for swimming pool.“The menace of corruption has infested the very souls of Pakistani people,” Chief Justice […]

SC constitutes bench on NAB’s appeal challenging suspensions of Sharifs’ jail term

SC constitutes bench on NAB’s appeal challenging suspensions of Sharifs’ jail term

ISLAMABAD  – Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) has on Tuesday constituted three-member special bench to hear petition of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) seeking reinstatement of prison term of Sharifs in Avenfield reference.As per details garnered, the three-member bench will be headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar and will assume hearing on […]

Article 62 (1)(f) can not be applied to every omission, non-disclosure of assets: SC

Article 62 (1)(f) can not be applied to every omission, non-disclosure of assets: SC

The Supreme Court, in its detailed verdict on the Khawaja Asif disqualification case, declared that Article 62 (1)(f) can not be applied to every omission or non-disclosure of assets.“In our view attributing dishonesty to every omission to disclose an asset and disqualify a member for life could never have been the intention of the Parliament while incorporating Article 62 […]

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