Posts tagged as: Supreme Court of Pakistan

Supreme Court reinstates acting chairman of PEMRA

PEMRA acting chairman Pervaiz Rathore reinstated

Pakistan Supreme Court has reinstated acting chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), Pervaiz Rathore and Executive Member Kamaluddin Tipo on Monday August 11, 2014.  Islamabad High Court had earlier suspended the appointments of the two officials. Chief Justice Nisir-ul-Mulk heading the three member bench ruled that acting chairman Pervaiz Rathore and Executive Member […]

Justice Nasirul Mulk becomes new CJ of Supreme Court of Pakistan

nasirul mulk took oath as cj supreme court of pakistan

Justice Nasirul Mulk took oath as the new Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Pakistan on Sunday July 6m 2014 during a ceremony in the President House in Islamabad. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and judges of Supreme Court were also present at the oath taking ceremony. President of Pakistan, Mamoon Hussain, administered the oath to […]

SC cancels defence housing agreement

The Supreme Court Wednesday cancelled land sale agreement between Defence Housing Authority (DHA) and Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB). The court directed Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to complete investigation into the case and submit the report in the Registrar Office. It also directed to appoint Chairman of Evacuee Trust Property Board. A three-member bench headed […]

SC rejects appeal against US drone attacks dismissed

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an Appeal challenging the order of Lahore High Court (LHC) demanding federation be directed to command the armed forces to defend Pakistan against external aggression.  A two-judge bench comprising Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani and Justice Ameer Hani Muslim ruled out that the issues raised in the Constitution petition and […]

Supreme Court withdraws contempt notice against Imran Khan

The Supreme Court on Wednesday withdrew the contempt of court notice against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan, his lawyers said. The apex court had issued the notice to Imran Khan over his remarks about the judiciary role in the alleged rigging in the May 11 general elections. Khan appeared before the bench a day […]

Imran says does not want judiciary clash


Imran says does not want clash with judiciary Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan Wednesday said he does not intend to opt for clash with the judiciary but wants to put an end the tradition of rigging in elections. He was talking to reporters just hours before his appearance in the Supreme Court in the […]

SC orders Imran Khan to submit fresh reply by August 28

The Supreme Court Friday expressed its dissatisfaction on the reply of PTI Chairman Imran Khan in contempt case and directed him to again submit his detailed reply till August 28. The court asked Imran Khan to present proof against returning officer‚ if any. The court said the term ‘shameful’ used by PTI Chief is apparently […]

Chief Justice says does not expect anti-judiciary remarks from Imran Khan

  Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry said Friday that it doesn’t look good when a leader of Imran’s stature says– “Judiciary’s role has been very shameful in the elections” He offered the remarks while hearing contempt of court case against Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf [PTI] Imran Khan for his controversial remarks about the judiciary regarding elections rigging. […]

PPP says Supreme Court embarks on dangerous course

Senator Farhatullah Babar said Monday that in the name of interpreting the Constitution the Supreme Court seemed to have embarked upon a dangerous course of re-writing the Constitution itself and asked the Parliamentarians across the political divide to realize its gravity and join hands to check it.   Taking part in the debate he said […]

PPP boycotts presidential polls

Pakistan Peoples Party y Friday announced boycott of the presidential elections as a protest against change in the election date. The Election Commission of Pakistan had previously set August 6 for the presidential elections, however, the Supreme Court ordered the elections to be held on July 30th on a request by the ruling Pakistan Muslim […]

SC orders local gov’t polls in September

The Supreme Court has directed the federal and provincial governments to hold local government elections in September. Hearing local bodies case in Islamabad Thursday‚ Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry noted that constitution has been violated by not holding the local government elections during the last five years. Advocate General of Punjab Mustafa Ramday said the […]

SC order audit of all secret funds

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday declared that all expenditure from the public exchequer must be made in a transparent manner and each Rupee of such expenditure must be audited by the Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP), to ensure compliance with law. Giving its detailed judgment in media commission case today‚ the court noted […]


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