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Apex court stays bar association resolution on membership (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday stayed a resolution of its bar association that sought to overcome an apex court verdict restricting its membership to regularly practising ... Read more...

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Apex court sets terms for bar election (Lead)


September 26th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said that members of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) whose names do not figure in the final list of regular ... Read more...

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Plea to declare Supreme Court bar association poll void


June 4th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A candidate who contested the May 11 Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) election has approached the Delhi High Court seeking to declare the poll "null ... Read more...

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More accountability for judiciary recommended


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) As eminent jurists at a seminar here recommended more accountability for the judiciary in the wake of recent corruption allegations, Home Minister P. Chidambaram ... 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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`Increase in violence against women in Pakistan’


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) The incidents of violence against women are increasing in Pakistan, said Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president Asma Jahangir.Jahangir said violence against women was taking place everyday ... Read more...

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Asma Jahangir says Pakistan’s judiciary not independent as yet


February 11th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 11(ANI): Pakistan's judiciary is not "independent as yet" as people are still not getting justice, Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Asma Jahangir has stated."I do not believe the judiciary ... Read more...

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Don’t interfere in governance, CJI tells courts


November 26th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Supreme Court Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia Friday urged the courts to refrain from interfering in the governance of the country as otherwise they would become like ... Read more...

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Apex court refuses to take up bar association’s plea


May 4th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The apex court has declined to entertain a petition of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) which has challenged its suspension by the registrar of the co-operative ... Read more...

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Zardari can only be dethroned through impeachment: Ahsan


February 2nd, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.2 (ANI): Stressing that President Asif Ali Zardari enjoys amnesty only in criminal cases and not in civil ones, former Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president Aitzaz Ahsan has said ... Read more...

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Bar Association scraps executive body after wrangling


January 27th, 2010 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has scrapped its executive committee months ahead of its regular election following charges of misappropriation of funds and irregular ... Read more...

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Pakistani lawyers to go on strike Jan 28


January 24th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Jan 24 (IANS) Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has decided to go on strike Jan 28 to protest over non-appointment of high court judges, a media report said Sunday. Talking to ... Read more...

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Pak SCBA claims Zardari’s wasn’t eligible to contest elections


December 2nd, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.2 (ANI): Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Anwar Qazi has asked all ministers and bureaucrats who were benefited by the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) to resign, , adding that ... Read more...

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Pak constitutional experts divided on fate of beneficiaries’ liability under contentious NRO


November 23rd, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov. 23 (ANI): Constitutional experts in Pakistan have expressed divergent views on whether the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) would lose its efficacy after its expiry on November 28 or not.Several experts ... Read more...

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I was offered such a post which would cause ’sleepless nights’ to some people: Ahsan


November 10th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov.10 (ANI): Former Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president and senior Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Aitzaz Ahsan has disclosed that he was offered a top post in the Gilani government, ... Read more...

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All NRO beneficiaries liable for arrest, prosecution: Ahsan


November 7th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.7 (ANI): Former Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president and senior Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader, Aitzaz Ahsan, has said that all those who had used the National Reconciliation Ordinance ... Read more...

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Article 248 provides Pak president special immunity against court cases


November 6th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.6 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari can enjoy himself in power without bothering much about being dragged to a court of law on various corruption charges, as the country's ... Read more...

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Pak-US Society to protest against Geo TV ban in Pakistan


March 14th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 14 (ANI): The Pak-American Society is gathering in New York on Saturday to stage a protest against the ban on Geo News transmission in Pakistan. This is a ... Read more...

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Bar councils to discuss global law firms’ rush to India


January 27th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Amid reports of global law firms forging alliances with Indian counterparts, the Bar Council of India (BCI) has called a meeting of lawyers' bodies to assess the ... Read more...

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Pakistans SCBA wants restoration of Judges in three days


August 18th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 18 (ANI): Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Aitzaz Ahsan said that the deposed judges should be restored in the next three days.Following the resignation of President Pervez ... Read more...

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Pak constitutional experts differ on SC’’s role in Musharraf’’s impeachment


August 9th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.9 (ANI): While an announcement has been made by Pakistan''s ruling coalition to go ahead with the impeachment of President Pervez Musharraf, top constitutional experts in the country have differed ... Read more...

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Pak lawyers bodies rift weakening movement to restore sacked judges


July 21st, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 21 (ANI): A reported split between the Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) and the Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) is said to be causing cracks in the movement to ... Read more...

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Musharraf a shattered vehicle with only radio working, says Aitzaz


June 14th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 14 (ANI): Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president Aitzaz Ahsan has compared the condition of Pervez Musharraf to a vehicle, which is completely shattered but its radio is ... Read more...

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Pak lawyers to rock on June 10 Islamabad to force Musharraf to step down


May 29th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
Lahore , May 29 (ANI): Pakistani lawyers have decided to organize a long-march on June 10 to force the federal government to pay heed to their demand of reinstating the deposed ... Read more...

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Aitzaz refuses to accept minus one, three-year service formula


May 25th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by admin
Faisalabad, May 25 (ANI): Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Aitzaz Ahsan has refused to use the minus-one and three-year service formula for the reinstatement of deposed judges.We reject ... Read more...

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Pak judges restoration deadline of May 12 unlikely to be met


May 9th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, May 9 (ANI): In the wake of the committee set up to deliberate on the sacked judges issue not reaching a consensus on the draft resolution for judicial restoration, the ... Read more...

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Aitzaz Ahsan decides to resign as Supreme Court Bar Association president


April 9th, 2008 - 9:43 am ICT by admin
Lahore, Apr.9 (ANI): Aitzaz Ahsan has decided to resign from the post of president of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) in protest against the unwarranted thrashing of the former federal ... Read more...

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Ex-Pak Law Minister gets a severe shoe and stone thrashing


April 9th, 2008 - 9:16 am ICT by admin
Lahore, Apr.9 (ANI): Pakistan's former Law Minister, Dr. Sher Afgan Niazi, a die-hard supporter of President Pervez Musharraf, received a thorough thrashing from lawyers on Tuesday and was detained for almost ... Read more...

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Pak lawyers to undertake `Long March’ if sacked judges are not restored


April 8th, 2008 - 9:40 am ICT by admin
Lahore, Apr.8 (ANI): The legal fraternity in Pakistan has warned that it will organise a "Long March" across the country if the coalition government does not restore the sacked judiciary within ... Read more...

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Deposed Pak Chief Justice to address lawyers on March 13


March 9th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Mar.9 (ANI): Deposed Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry will address all bars in the country by telephone on March 13. Punjab Bar Council vice-chairman Mohammad Aslam Sindhu, Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Aitzaz Ahsan released


March 2nd, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 2 (ANI): Punjab Government has released the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Aitzaz Ahsan, sources have told Geo News.Punjab Home Department has withdrawn police deployed at the residence of ... Read more...

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Pakistani Punjab Government to release Aitzaz Ahsan


March 2nd, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 2 (ANI): The Pakistani Punjab Government has decided to release the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president Aitzaz Ahsan.The Government of Punjab has decided to release Aitzaz Ahsan as the ... Read more...

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Pak lawyers divided over sacked Judges issue


March 2nd, 2008 - 9:48 am ICT by admin
Lahore, Mar.2 (ANI): Cracks have started appearing within Pakistan's legal fraternity over the restoration of the sacked judges. According to the Daily Times, some lawyers want an executive order for the restoration of ... Read more...

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Aitzaz asks PPP, PML-N to reinstate judges quickly


February 24th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Feb 24 (ANI): Pakistans Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Aitzaz Ahsan has warned the leaderships of the PPP and PML-N to get the deposed judges reinstated quickly or face a ... Read more...

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PML-Q calls for release of sacked Pak Chief justice


February 11th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 11 (ANI): The pro-Musharraf Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid has appealed to the Pakistan Government to release deposed Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, other judges and senior lawyers, politicians and members of ... Read more...

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