pakistan supreme court

‘Memo panel didn’t declare Haqqani a traitor’


July 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court clarified has that the Memo Commission did not declare Hussain Haqqani, former ambassador to the US, a traitor, reported Daily Times Friday.Haqqani ... Read more...

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Strict action ordered against Pakistani chief justice’s son, realtor


June 15th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 15 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered strict action in a bribery case involving Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudry's son and a real estate tycoon.Wrapping up the case, ... Read more...

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Not aware of chief justice’s son’s case: Rehman Malik (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Pakistan's former interior minister Rehman Malik has denied knowledge of any film related to Arsalan Iftikhar, son of Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad ... Read more...

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Malik claims ignorance of Pakistan chief justice’s son case


June 13th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Pakistan's former interior minister Rehman Malik has denied any knowledge about a film related to Arsalan Iftikhar, son of Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice ... Read more...

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Pakistan SC orders seizing unregistered vehicles


May 21st, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Monday ordered confiscation of all vehicles that are plying on the country's roads without being duly registered with authorities, Online news ... Read more...

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Pakistan apex court chief justice to be honoured


April 29th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry will receive the prestigious International Jurists Award 2012 at a ceremony in London next month.Chaudhry is being ... Read more...

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Gilani contempt verdict to be announced April 26


April 24th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court will announce April 26 the verdict in the contempt of court case against Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for not writing ... Read more...

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Pakistani law officer pays quiet visit to Delhi gurdwara


March 26th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Pakistan's Deputy Attorney General Muhammad Khurshid Khan paid a quiet visit to one of Delhi's famous gurdwaras, leaving officials of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management ... Read more...

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Haqqani seeks video testimony in Memo case


March 25th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Citing security reasons, Pakistan's former envoy to the US Husain Haqqani has sought the Supreme Court's permission for recording his testimony to the Memo commission via ... Read more...

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Yasin Malik wants to appear in Pakistan’s Memogate probe


March 18th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 18 (IANS) Yasin Malik, chairman of the Pro-Azadi Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), has sought permission from the Pakistan Supreme Court to appear before the Memogate probe ... Read more...

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Evidence submitted in Gilani’s contempt case


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Evidence was submitted Wednesday in the Pakistan Supreme Court which heard Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's contempt of court case for refusing to reopen corruption ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM indicted by Supreme Court


February 13th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan Supreme Court Monday indicted Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in a contempt of court case for failing to reopen graft cases against President Asif ... Read more...

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Pakistan government may sink deeper into crisis: daily


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court's ruling that Yousuf Raza Gilani has committed contempt of court has "significantly escalated pressure on the embattled prime minister and may ... Read more...

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PM Gilani has committed contempt, rules court (Third Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had committed contempt by not initiating action against President Asif Ali Zardari for ... Read more...

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Gilani has committed contempt, rules court (Second Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had committed contempt by not initiating action against President Asif Ali Zardari for ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM has committed contempt, says court (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has committed contempt by not initiating action against President Asif Ali Zardar for ... Read more...

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Contempt of court: Supreme Court adjourns till Feb 1


January 19th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday adjourned till Feb 1 hearing in the contempt of court case against Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who made a personal ... Read more...

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Army is subordinate to executive, says Pakistan bar association


January 18th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association president Yasin Azad said the army was subordinate to the executive.Army chief Gen. Ashfaq Pervez Kayani and director general of the ... Read more...

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Pakistani team takes anti-graft tips from Anna


September 21st, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Sep 21 (IANS) A three-member Pakistani delegation Wednesday met social activist Anna Hazare at his village to seek his opinion on starting an anti-graft drive in ... Read more...

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306 dead in Karachi violence: Police to Supreme Court


August 29th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court was Monday told by police that a total of 306 people were killed in ethnic violence within one month in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan apex court not to seek release of prisoner in India


June 16th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court has rejected a petition asking it to request the Indian president, prime minister and governor of Rajasthan state for the release ... Read more...

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Karachi killing: Apex court orders removal of top officials (Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Friday ordered the removal of two top officials for the gunning down of an unarmed young man, allegedly robbing visitors to ... Read more...

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Karachi park killing case taken up by Pakistan apex court


June 10th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The gunning down of an unarmed young man, allegedly robbing visitors to a Karachi park, by paramilitary forces was taken up for hearing by the ... Read more...

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Pak needs vibrant, dynamic, independent judiciary: Chief Justice


April 25th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 25(ANI): Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said an independent judiciary is a prerequisite for a strong nation.Addressing the concluding session of the three-day National Judicial ... Read more...

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Pak SC judge writes dissenting note in Mukhtaran Mai gangrape case


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 22(ANI): A Pakistan Supreme Court judge, who was part of three-member bench that acquitted five of the six accused in the Mukhtaran Mai gangrape case on Thursday, has written a ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s apex court acquits five in Mukhtaran Mai rape case


April 21st, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Upholding a Lahore High Court verdict, a three-judge bench of the Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday acquitted five of the six accused in the Mukhtaran Mai rape ... Read more...

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‘Pak govt. failed to present Taseer’s murder in right perspective’


April 18th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 18(ANI): Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Asma Jahangir has criticized the federal government over its "poor" reaction to the murder of former Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer."The ... Read more...

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ZA Bhutto case being reopened to rectify a historic wrong: Gilani


April 4th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 4(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that the reopening of the Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto case was aimed at rectifying a historical wrong."The decision to re-open the case ... Read more...

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‘Sworn enemies’ Musharraf, Sharif and Zardari are ‘famous Facebook friends’!


March 19th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 19(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif, former President Pervez Musharraf, PML-Q chief Shujaat Hussain, and PTI chief Imran Khan are friends on social networking website ... Read more...

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Petition filed in Pak Supreme Court for reopening, re-adjudication of Sarabjit case


March 6th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 6(ANI): A constitutional petition has been filed in the Pakistan Supreme Court for reopening and re-adjudication of the matter of Indian prisoner Sarbajit Singh, who was awarded death sentence by ... Read more...

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Lahore HC prevents Blasphemy Law amendment until judicial ruling on Aasia case (Amended)


December 6th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 6(ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) prevented any amendment in Pakistan's Blasphemy Law until the judicial ruling on Aasia Bibi, the Christian woman sentenced to death on blasphemy charges, is ... Read more...

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Lahore HC stays Blasphemy Law amendment until judicial ruling on Aasia case


December 6th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 6(ANI): The Lahore High Court has ordered a stay against making any amendments in Pakistan's Blasphemy Law until the judicial ruling on Aasia Bibi, the Christian woman sentenced to death ... Read more...

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Asma Jahangir assails LHC stay order against presidential pardon for Aasia Bibi


December 1st, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 1 (ANI): Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association President Asma Jahangir has denounced the stay granted by the Lahore High Court against any action leading to a presidential pardon for Christian ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests ill-treatment of Haj pilgrims in Saudi Arabia


November 19th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan has lodged an official protest with Saudi Arabia after receiving reports of ill-treatment of thousands of Haj pilgrims from the country and sought a hefty ... Read more...

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Pak SC makes history by issuing notices to spymasters in missing persons case


November 13th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 13 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court made history on Friday by putting on notice the powerful spymasters of Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), Military Intelligence (MI) and Intelligence Bureau (IB) ... Read more...

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