FIDA HUSSNAIN

  • LAHORE - Today in Lahore High Court, the Punjab government will challenge the decision of Justice Sayyed Mazhar Ali Akbar Naqvi that the Model Town killings report be made public. On June 17, 2014, as many as 14 people were killed and 100 others injured when police stormed Idara Minhajul Quran in ...

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  • A Lahore High Court (LHC) full bench headed by Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh will took up all petitions related to Model Town incident including Punjab govt's appeal against single bench decision on Model Town report. Earlier, a full bench comprising headed by acting Chief Justice Muhammad Yawar Ali, ...

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  • LAHORE -  The Punjab government in its appeal to be filed today (Saturday) in the Lahore High Court has claimed that Justice Sayyed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi has ‘failed to dilate upon the question whether the appointment of a commission is an administrative measure or a judicial ...

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  • LAHORE - The Lahore High Court on Thursday ordered the Punjab government to make public report of a judicial inquiry into Model Town tragedy that left 14 workers of Pakistan Awami Tehreek dead and scores of others injured in the heart of the city three years ago. In reaction, the provincial ...

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  • Justice Ch Abdul Aziz of the Lahore High Court has allowed a newly Muslim-convert girl to go with husband. Earlier, police produced the girl after recovering her from her parents home. Christian girl said she converted to Islam and married with the petitioner with her free will.

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  • LAHORE - In a narrow library on the first floor of a two-story mosque, sits Allama Khadim Hussain Rizvi, founder of the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan, a party that emerged as the third most popular in Sunday’s NA-120 by-election. The TLP was founded on February 29, 2016, on the day Mumtaz Qadri, ...

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  • LAHORE -  Too much of anything is bad. But there is a well-educated person who has developed such a strong addiction for electoral defeat that he does not miss any opportunity that comes his way. He has been defeated by opponents several times over the past 29 years and yet every time he comes ...

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  • LAHORE - A Lahore High Court (LHC) full bench on Friday issued a detailed split-judgement on petitions filed by PPP, PAT and MML against candidature of Kalsoom Nawaz for the by-election in the NA-120 constituency. In the 14-page detailed judgement, majority of the judges dismissed the petitions ...

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  • LAHORE -  Zadil Khan has been wandering the slums along the banks of the Ravi since morning in search of work. Wearing a brown shalwar kameez, he settles down in the corner of a shabby street to rest. Unbeknown to many, these vast slums that start from the beginning of Shahdra Town where the ...

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  • LAHORE -  A three-member bench of the Lahore High Court giving a split decision here yesterday allowed PML-N candidate Begum Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif to contest by-election in NA-120 Lahore. The bench headed by Justice Aminuddin, with two-one dismissed the petitions filed earlier by PTI, PPP, MML, ...

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  • LHC full bench has dismissed the pleas filed against against candidature of Begum Kalsoom Nawaz for NA-120. Earlier, full bench heard all petitioners including PPP's candidate Faisal Mir, PAT's Ishtiaq Ch and MML's  Sheikh Yaqoob. A law officer says RO gives reasons in his decisions only if he ...

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  • PTI's petition filed by Dr. Yasmin Rashid for verified voters list of NA-120 has been accepted by Lahore High Court (LHC).  Justice Ayesha A. Malik has issued notice to ECP for Sept 15. PTI asks court to order ECP for provision of verified voters 'list of NA-120.  According to application ...

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  • LAHORE - A local lawyer has moved the Lahore High Court against appointment of 252 persons with Punjab Education Foundation for allegedly being in violation of merit and recruitment policy, 2004. Ch Shoaib Saleem advocate filed the plea Monday, submitting that the foundation did sheer violation of ...

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  • LAHORE - A division bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday upheld the decision of a single bench, which had declared relocation of three sugar mills owned by the Sharif family from central Punjab to southern Punjab illegal. The bench was headed by LHC Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah. ...

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  • Lahore High Court (LHC) accepted the petition for hearing moved by victims of Model Town incident seeking directives for Punjab govt to make Model Town Inquiry public. The aggrieved families held protest outside the court.  At least 14 people killed and 100 others injured in Model ...

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  • LAHORE - A full bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) constituted to hear pleas challenging candidature of Kalsoom Nawaz for by-elections in the NA-120 constituency will take up these pleas today. This is the third full bench made by the LHC chief justice that will be headed by Justice Amin-ud-Din ...

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  • A division bench of the LHC headed by Cheif Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah announces verdict on shifting of three sugar mills owned by Sharif family to South Punjab as illegal. Court declares that relocation of Ittefaq Sugar Mills, Haseeb Waqas sugar mills and Chaudhary sugar mills as illegal. The ...

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  • LAHORE - In NA-120, a new wave of religious right wing candidates has a single purpose: to divide the vote bank come the by- election on September 17. Even the outer walls of mosques are full of banners pasted haplessly on top of one another, and the campaigns have steadily entered into the ...

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  • LAHORE -  The accountability process involving the Sharif family is likely to hit snags due to multiple factors, especially leaning of the NAB authorities towards the ruling family and supervisory role of the Supreme Court over the trial court proceedings, say top legal experts of the ...

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  • The LHC Chief Justice has constituted a full bench for third times for hearing of petitions against candidature of Begum Kalsoom Nawaz. Justice Ibadur Rehman Lodhi and Justice Shahid Jameel are the other members. Justice Farrukh Irfan Khan and Justice Shams Mahmood Mirza had refused hearing of the ...

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  • LAHORE - The PPP’s candidate, who was trying to oust Begum Kalsoom Nawaz from the electoral race for NA-120 by challenging the acceptance of her nomination papers, received a setback on Wednesday when the three-judge bench of the Lahore High Court that was to decide the matter ceased to exist ...

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  • LAHORE - The Lahore High Court’s directive to the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to implement the code of conduct for the media was an important decision of the last week. The LHC did not pass any order for a ban on telecast of speeches by PML-N leaders; it told Pemra ...

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  • LAHORE - The Lahore High Court on Thursday ordered the media regulator Pemra to ensure stoppage of contemptuous speeches against courts and judges by former premier Nawaz Sharif and leaders of the ruling PML-N. In five-page judgment, Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh ordered Pemra to ensure compliance ...

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  • LAHORE - A number of lawyers staged a demonstration on Tuesday to show their support for Lahore High Court Bar Association Multan President Sher Zaman Qureshi who has been accused of attacking the courtroom of Justice Qasim Khan, ripping off his nameplate and obstructing justice during hearing of a ...

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  • LAHORE - Four petitions – the first against former premier Nawaz Sharif over his alleged speeches against the SC judges, the second challenging appointment of Najam Sethi as chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, the third seeking permission for the PAT sit-in on The Mall and the fourth ...

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  • LAHORE -  PML-N candidate from NA-120, Kalsoom Nawaz, wife of deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, faced legal constraints as candidates of rival political parties challenged her nomination papers before the Election Commission of Pakistan. However, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has not moved any ...

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  • LAHORE -  Election Commission of Pakistan will start scrutiny of all nomination papers on Tuesday (today) filed by 65 contenders for by-election of NA-120 that fell vacant after disqualification of former premier Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. Prominent among contenders are PML-N’s Kalsoom ...

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  • LAHORE - With political arena getting warmer, constitutional litigation against Nawaz Sharif, PML-N and its legislators has multiplied in courts. Last week, the Lahore High Court and the Supreme Court were moved in a number of cases against them. A petition was filed by Zafarullah Khan of Watan ...

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  • LAHORE - As the rest of the country busies itself with showdowns and political infighting, two schoolchildren are roping in the democratic spirit of Independence Day. For Moarrikh and Aqeedat Naveed, this celebration comes in the form of two very important letters. Fifteen and twelve years old ...

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  • LAHORE  - PML-N’s Kulsoom Nawaz, PTI’s Dr Yasmin Rashid, and PPP’s Faisal Mir are prominent among 65 candidates who have filed their nomination papers at the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for NA-120 by-election. Four candidates from the Jamaat-i-Islami, including ...

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