FIDA HUSSNAIN

  • LAHORE - At least 3,164 separated parents approached Guardian Courts for custody of their children in the first half of the ongoing year, The Nation learnt on Friday. According to the sources, 142 cases were pending with the Guardian Courts at the end of the last year and these cases witnessed a ...

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  • LAHORE - The Lahore High Court on Tuesday dismissed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s plea seeking disqualification of Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif over corruption charges. Justice Shahid Karim held the petition was not maintainable and observed the petitioner may approach the relevant ...

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  • LAHORE - The Lahore High Court Tuesday suspended the notification of appointment of acting IGP Usman Khattak as permanent police chief of Punjab. Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah stayed the appointment while hearing a petition moved by a citizen seeking the enforcement of Police Order 2002. On ...

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  • LAHORE - Justice Shahid Karim of the Lahore High Court today would take up petition of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan, seeking disqualification of Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif for allegedly violating oath as a member of the provincial assembly and doing unlawful ...

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  • LAHORE - A group of PML-N lawyers last week allegedly attacked the Lahore High Court Bar Association’s weekly general house meeting, which was held to demand Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation after a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) looking into the allegations of corruption ...

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  • LAHORE: Justice Shahid Karim of the Lahore High Court would take up on Tuesday petition of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan seeking disqualification of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif over alleged violation of oath as member of the Punjab Assembly and making unlawful ...

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  • LAHORE - The Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) said on Tuesday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had no moral justification to remain in office after Joint Investigation Team’s report on the Panama Papers. The bar once again gave one week to the prime minister to step down and ...

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  • LAHORE - As the Joint Investigation Team is due to submit its report on Panama Papers case to the Supreme Court today, the Lahore High Court Bar Association and the Supreme Court Bar Association are bracing themselves for future course of action. The lawyers’ demand is that Prime Minister ...

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  • LAHORE - The Unesco’s World Heritage Committee on Saturday endorsed amendments proposed by WHC Committee Members, asking Pakistan to ensure protection of historical monuments alongside Orange Line Metro Train Project in Lahore. The Committee, however, lauded the role of Pakistan for taking ...

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  • LAHORE - Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah on Friday expressed dismay over government’s failure to amend the law imposing Rs500 fine on oil tankers carelessly carrying inflammable material on the roads. The chief justice gave these remarks while hearing a public ...

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  • LAHORE: Lahore High Court Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah expressed dismay over the government for not changing the law of just Rs500 punishment to the oil tankers carelessly carrying ‘inflammable material’ on roads. The chief justice gave these remarks while hearing petition ...

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  • LAHORE - Lahore High Court Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah last week took notice of alleged torture on MNA Jamshed Ahmad Dasti in jail. The CJ directed the district & sessions judge of Sargodha, judge of Anti-Terrorism Court, Sargodha, and judge of DG Khan to visit the jails and inspect the ...

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  • LAHORE - Mostly women and children are being targeted by different types of criminals on social media websites and the authorities have failed to provide any relief to the victims so far. The cases in courts show that very few women approach appropriate forums for redressal of their grievances, ...

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  • LAHORE -  With the growing size of population, the Lahore High Court (LHC) has become a cramped place for lawyers and litigants. During appearance in the court, lawyers and litigants find it difficult to follow the protocols due to the cramped courtrooms and congested court premises. The ...

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  • LAHORE - The Lahore High Court last week ordered the Punjab government to make functional the Environment Protection Council which has been dysfunctional for the last 20 years. The court ordered the government to devise the council’s rules and to complete the strength of 35 members for its ...

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  • LAHORE - In a hot afternoon sitting outside the courtroom of Justice Syed Shahbaz Ali Rizvi, Rukhsana awaits the decision on a petition against the killer of her son. Her weak face, with glistening eyes, indicates the grief embedded deep in her soul about the loss she looks unable to withstand ...

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  • LAHORE - Although the Lahore High Court Bar Association and Supreme Court Bar Association are already determined to launch a countrywide movement to mount pressure on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down after the Supreme Court’s verdict in Panama papers case, the statement of PML-N ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab government Friday allocated Rs14.87 billion, as estimated budget for next fiscal year under the head of administration of justice, for all the courts in the province. Lahore High Court, Sessions courts, civil courts, special courts and courts of small causes in annual budget for ...

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  • LAHORE - The top police officer in the province is due before the Lahore High Court today to explain innocence of a suspect in a narcotics case. A division bench headed by Justice Aalia Neelum and comprising Justice Shahid Mehmood Abbasi has directed the Punjab Inspector General of Police to appear ...

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  • LAHORE - Last week an additional district and sessions judge directed an accountant of Deputy Inspector General Police to confiscate the salary of 10 police officials for not appearing as prosecution witnesses in different cases. A letter issued by the judge to the DIG office said that Raiwind City ...

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  • LAHORE - A woman told the Lahore High Court Friday that she was sold for Rs165,000 and a motorcycle. Amina Nargis told the court of Justice Sayyed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi that her relative Sakeena Bibi sold her to Raza Hussnain, a resident of Burewala. She alleged Sakeena also got stamped her ...

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  • LAHORE: A woman told the Lahore High Court Friday that she was sold to a man for Rs165,000 and a motorcycle. Amina Nargis, the victim, said her relative Sakeena Bibi sold her to Raza Hussnain, a man who is resident of Burewala. It was first time that a woman claimed before the court that she was ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Lawyers’ Representative Convention was the biggest event of the legal fraternity held in the provincial capital. Lawyers from across the country participated in it and gave seven days to Nawaz Sharif to step down as prime minister and appear before the Joint Investigation ...

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  • LAHORE -  All Pakistan Lawyers’ Convention Saturday gave seven days to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down otherwise a countrywide protest movement would be launched against him. The convention also demanded removal of the NAB chairman and FIA director general, holding the Supreme ...

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  • LAHORE - The Supreme Court Bar Association and Lahore High Court Bar Association are holding convention today to decide their future course of action on Panama papers verdict. Earlier, the bars had demanded the prime minister to step down until the investigation of the case was completed. The ...

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  • LAHORE - The Lahore High Court Wednesday agreed to constitute a commission to determine the facts about sugarcane crop, its environmental impact and its alleged damage to wheat and cotton in different parts of the province. A division bench headed by Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah took up the ...

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  • LAHORE - Appointment of permanent Inspector General of Police and establishment of Public Safety Commissions at provincial and district levels, detention of Hafiz Saeed and his appearance before a review board and alleged malpractice of Punjab Textbook Board remained the main issues at the courts ...

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  • LAHORE - There’s huge bustle at a plot of just over one kanal, located in the middle of homes, surrounded by heavy walls, with surveillance cameras installed outside its main gate and at corner of the front wall. Small vehicles, pick-ups and sometimes even small trucks pick and deliver ...

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  • LAHORE -  Cracks in the lawyers’ community appeared when Supreme Court Bar Association and Lahore High Court Bar Association unanimously rejected Pakistan Bar Council’s decision of not demanding resignation from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after the Supreme Court’s judgment ...

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  • LAHORE -  Pakistan Cotton Grinners Association Tuesday moved the Lahore High Court against functioning of sugar mills in southern Punjab. The association presented government’s data in the court claiming that sugar mills badly damaged the cotton belt. A division bench of LHC headed by ...

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