On Tuesday, the Supreme Court delayed its decision on a case brought by the Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC) challenging the denial of reserved seat allocation. Following lawyers’ arguments, Chief Justice Qazi Faez Isa addressed the audience and stated that he could not predict with certainty when the ruling will beRead More →

Islamabad — On Tuesday, the Islamabad High Court ordered that former Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry’s name be temporarily removed from the no-fly list. The IHC permitted him two weeks of foreign travel. IHC Chief Justice Aamer Farooq issued the ruling on Fawad Chaudhry’s appeal, permitting him to travel overseas betweenRead More →

LAHORE – Former Punjab Chief Minister Parvez Elahi applied to the anti-corruption court on Monday for an exemption from appearing in a case involving illegal recruitments in the Punjab Assembly. Judge Safdar Ali Bhatti of the anti-corruption court presided over the hearing and learned that Parvez Elahi was unable toRead More →

LAHORE: Shah Mahmood Qureshi, the vice chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and a former foreign minister, has been transferred from Adiala Jail to Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore. Jail sources claim that Shah Mahmood was moved early in the morning, under strict security, to Lahore. Shah Mahmood Qureshi, theRead More →

Regarding security, the government of Sindh has decided to station soldiers, rangers, and Frontiers Corps (FC) personnel throughout the province during the month of Muharram. The Sindh Home Department has requested that army, ranger, and FC personnel be deployed throughout the province. Any area under the orders of civil administrationRead More →

LAHORE: For security concerns, the Punjab government has implemented Section 144 and outlawed pillion riding from Muharramul Haram’s  7th to 10th  throughout the state. Guidelines for security during the Muharramul Haram have been released by the Punjab Home Department. The secretary of the Home Department was instructed to make sure thatRead More →

LAHORE  – Regarding the founder of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), the court postponed making a decision on his temporary release in three instances involving arson attacks on May 9. The cases involve the attacks on the Shadman Town police station, Askari Tower, and Jinnah House. Barrister Salman Safdar, Imran Khan’s attorney,Read More →

ISLAMABAD — The Islamabad High Court (IHC) took a different approach on Tuesday when it heard the issue of Justice Babar Sattar’s social media defamation. A three-member bench hearing the case directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to pursue those identified for spreading personal information about the judge and hisRead More →

ISLAMABAD — Justice Athar Minallah of the Supreme Court has stated that judges must be autonomous and aware that they are not being influenced by anybody. Addressing the judges at the Federal Judicial Academy, the Supreme Court judge stated that they should not be persuaded and must follow the lawRead More →

ISLAMABAD — The Islamabad High Court has sent its recommendations to the Supreme Court, following a full-court conference called in response to the top court’s instructions and following complaints by six high court judges over suspected intelligence agency meddling in legal proceedings. The IHC justices unanimously suggested that in theRead More →