Terence J Sigamony

  • ISLAMABAD -  Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Hanif Abbasi on Saturday submitted to the Supreme Court the verified documents related to tax and wealth returns of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan. The details are about Khan’s assets and liabilities from 2002 to 2006 and from ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau on Wednesday filed an appeal in the Supreme Court to set aside Lahore High Court judgment in the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case. The NAB prayed before the apex court to hear the appeal to examine the legality, propriety and vires of the LHC judgment dated ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed concern over permission given to the proscribed outfits for contesting election. Justice Dost Muhammad Khan, a member of the three-judge bench of apex court, said: “There is no system in Pakistan as proscribed parties were allowed to contest ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Pakistan Awami Tehreek and Pakistan People’s Party candidates’ appeals, challenging the Lahore High Court verdict regarding the nomination papers of Kalsoom Nawaz - who won NA-120 bye-election on Sunday. While dismissing the petitions, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court Monday questioned whether a head of a banned outfit could contest elections. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed heard the review petition of Rashida Yaqoob, who was disqualified by an election tribunal after her election victory from PP-78 Jhang ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court will take up appeal against the Lahore High Court’s judgment regarding acceptance of nomination papers of Kulsoom Nawaz for bye-election in NA-120 tomorrow. According to a Supreme Court cause list, a three-member bench headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed will hear the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed review petitions of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his children and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. This meant that the July judgment – entailing Sharif’s disqualification and filing of accountability cases against him, his ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - It was a moment of some solace for the Sharifs as the Supreme Court on Thursday said that they (judges) were just and fair to all, therefore, they should have faith in the court instead of taking to the streets. After his disqualification, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif headed to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had not provided authentic documents regarding purchase of land in Bani Gala on which Imran Khan’s house is built and record of remittances by Jemima Khan. The chief justice said record of some of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday formed a five-member bench to hear review petitions of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his children against the July 28 verdict in the Panama Papers case. As per the Supreme Court rules, the bench comprises of the same five ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has said that judges do not write judgments to settle scores but hand them out as an aspirational symbol of justice. “We [judges] do not write judgments to please, to settle scores, but we render judgments in the fine scales of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - A day after the Supreme Court constituted a three-member bench to take up review petitions of the Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar against the July 28 judgment in the Panama Papers case, senior lawyer Khawaja Haris on Saturday filed an application on behalf of former prime ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court will take up review petitions of Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar against July 28 judgment on Panama Leaks from September 12. A three-member bench, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal, and comprising Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Ijaz ul Ahsan will hear ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Humans respond to the situations they find themselves in. A villain can be a hero and vice versa if the circumstances change. This fact was highlighted in yesterday’s court proceedings in a scam involving embezzlement of 20,000 bags of wheat in Balochistan. The Supreme Court ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought report from Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government regarding steps taken to curb drugs in education institutions of the province. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Dost Muhammad Khan heard bail application of an accused, Muhammad Amjad, who was arrested ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Pending cases against judges in the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) for many years have raised the question if they are not accountable for allegedly violating the oath. Advocate Col (r) Inamur Rahim in a a to the Senate chairman and chief justice of Pakistan against Lahore High ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered removal of former PPP Senator Dr Asim Hussain’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL) and allowed him to travel abroad for medical treatment for one month. The bench directed Ministry of Interior, NAB, FIA and Immigration Department to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed Monday moved the Supreme Court against the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for failing to file an appeal against a verdict in the Hudaibyia Paper Mills case in the light of the Panamagate verdict. In his contempt petition, he has ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Legal experts say that keeping in view two past instances, a larger bench of the Supreme Court should be constituted to hear the Sharif family’s review petitions against the July 28 judgment in the Panama Papers case. In the past, not only larger benches were constituted to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday filed another review petition against the July 28 judgment of the Supreme Court in the Panama Papers case, asking the court to declare the verdict void and revoke it. He has raised almost similar points which he had identified in his ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court has directed the Joint Investigation Team to record their statements before the National Accountability Bureau, which has been tasked under Panama case verdict to file references against members of Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. The JIT investigation and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The purpose of the directions given in July 28th judgment in Panama Papers case seem to target only the Sharif family, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s children and son-in law have contended in review petitions filed on Friday. They have maintained in the petitions that the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Finance Minister Ishaq Dar Monday filed a review petition in the Supreme Court challenging the Panama Papers verdict of July 28, a day prior to his appearance before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The five-member SC bench in its final judgment had asked the anti-graft body to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The news of a reference against Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa stirred up a controversy as the TV channels without confirmation flashed it on the screens, while the offices of the National Assembly speaker and attorney general for Pakistan refuted it. Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa has ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) has urged the Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) Multan bench president to appear before a full bench of the Lahore High Court to clear his position. PBC Vice-Chairman Muhammad Ahsan Bhoon and Chairman Executive Committee Hafeez-ur-Rehman Chaudhry ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Friday acquitted two accused in a murder case.  According to police, Ijaz Ahmed and Shahid Iqbal had allegedly killed a man Mohsin and a girl Fauzia Bibi in the jurisdiction of Qadir Abad Police Station, Hafizabad district in 2005. The District and Sessions ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Five retired judges and 80 lawyers of the Supreme Court on Friday defended the Lahore High Court Chief Justice Mansoor Ali Shah to suspend the Multan High Court bench and issuance of contempt notice to its Multan Bar president for his alleged misbehaviour with an LHC judge. They wrote a ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Supreme Court on Thursday handed over the much-discussed Volume 10 of the Joint Investigation Team report to the NAB authorities. The operation branch of the National Accountability Bureau received the attested copies of the entire JIT report, including Volume 10, from the SC ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday filed three separate petitions in the Supreme Court to review and stay further implementation of the July 28 verdict in Panama Papers case that resulted in his disqualification. These petitions sought dismissal of applications of Pakistan ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Tuesday converted the death sentence of a man into life imprisonment and acquitted another man facing death penalty. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa heard the convict’s appeal against the sentence handed down by a sessions court and ...

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