Terence J Sigamony

  • ISLAMABAD - If the trial of a sitting prime minister can take place in the open court then why can’t a judge stand trial in a public court, said former chief justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry. While talking to reporters covering the Supreme Court here, he said: “No one is a ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Supreme Court on Wednesday summoned chairman National Accountability Bureau on March 27 to inform about nine officers inducted in the Bureau in violation of laws. A three-judge bench, headed by Justice Amir Hani Muslim, heard the suo motu regarding the alleged illegalities, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued directives to move child maid Tayyaba, who was tortured by her employers before she was shifted to Pakistan Sweet Home Islamabad, to SOS Children Village Islamabad. The apex court observed that after two months it will decide whether she should stay ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a review petition of PTI leader Usman Dar, who had challenged the victory of Defence Minister Khwaja Asif from NA-110 Sialkot. An election tribunal had dismissed the PTI leader’s petition on November 10, 2016. Khawaja Asif had won NA-110 ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday suspended a Sindh High Court (SHC) order to close down 120 liquor shops operating across Sindh. A two-judge SC bench comprising Justice Ejaz Afzal and Justice Mazhar Alam admitting an appeal against the SHC order observed that the high court could ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Saturday ruled that in order to prove rigging (in election), there has to be material on record to establish corrupt practices committed by a (winning) candidate. “Section 55 of the Representation of the People Act, 19 76 requires that a precise statement of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Accepting the appeals of two life imprisonment accused the Supreme Court on Friday acquitted them after 11 years. A three-member bench, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa, and comprised Justice Dost Muhammad and Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel heard the appeals of two ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The apex court on Tuesday directed the Pakistan Bureau of Statistic to submit statement why questions about special persons excluded from the census form. The national population census is commencing, first time in 19 years, from today (March 15). A three-member bench, headed by ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Monday declared the Sindh Public Service Commission (SPSC), formed in 2013, null and void and ordered for the appointment of its new chief and members. The court also cancelled tests and interviews for public service exam, CCE-2013, and ordered for fresh exams ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Liquor vendors of Karachi and interior Sindh on Friday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Sindh High Court (SHC) ruling for closing down liquor shops in the province for a month. Challenging the SHC verdict on behalf of 10 appellants, senior advocate Asma Jahangir made the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the Punjab government to get hundreds of acres of Koray Khan Trust land in Muzaffargarh vacated from the land mafia. Sardar Kauray Khan Jatoi had bequeathed 83,000 kanals of land for the welfare of the people of Muzaffargarh District but the land ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Sajjad Ali Shah passed away on Tuesday at the age of 84 in Karachi. The family sources have confirmed death of the former chief justice. Justice (Retd) Sajjad Ali Shah had been suffering from health issues over the past few days. Sajjad Ali Shah remained ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The Supreme Court on Monday granted conditional permission to Bol TV for airing Amir Liquat Hussain’s programme ‘Aisay Nahi Chalay Ga’.A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, said it would interpret the sections 26 and 27 of Pemra Ordinance 2002 ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan has said that he is not against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif politically.The Panama Leaks case is related to corruption and not politics; had that been the case, he would not have approached the apex court but come on to roads against Sharifs, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Monday granted conditional permission to Bol TV for airing Amir Liquat Hussain’s programme ‘Aisay Nahi Chalay Ga’. A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, said it would interpret the sections 26 and 27 of Pemra Ordinance ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan has said that he is not against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif politically. The Panama Leaks case is related to corruption and not politics; had that been the case, he would not have approached the apex court but come on to roads against ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  A day after the federal cabinet gave approval to the Fata reforms committee recommendations — envisaging gradual merger of the tribal belt with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in the next five years — the apex court has been approached against the committee report, challenging ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Rashid A Rizvi has opposed giving an extension to military courts saying the past experience yielded no fruitful results. Rizvi while talking to Press Association of Supreme Court here on Thursday said that instead of giving the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD  -  Personal Secretary to Prime Minister Fawad Hassan Fawad on Thursday assured the Supreme Court that a committee would soon be formed for the registration of cardiac stents. The personal secretary gave the assurance to a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  General (retd) Pervez Musharraf’s wife and daughter challenged attachments of their properties and bank accounts in Special Court, which is hearing the high treason case against former army chief. Musharraf’s wife Sehba Musharraf and daughter Ayla Raza and children of ...

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  • Islamabad - Taking notice of women trafficking in twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has sought report from Inspector General of Police, Islamabad and Punjab. The chief justice has taken notice on the story published in a section of media under ...

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  •  Islamabad - Taking notice of women trafficking in twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has sought report from Inspector General of Police, Islamabad and Punjab. The chief justice has taken notice on the story published in a section of media under ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Much to the chagrin of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supporters and TV reporters and anchors, who had thronged the Courtroom-II of the Supreme Court hoping to hear and cover a possible short order in the Panama leaks case, the bench reserved the judgment, apparently, for going through ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The five-member bench is in no mood to brush aside the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) allegations, which it deems are not frivolous but could be correct or incorrect. The dilemma the apex court is facing is how to reach the truth - as the institutions, whose responsibility is to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Journalists on Wednesday protested and chanted slogans against Minister for Information Technology Anusha Rehman for threatening a reporter of a private TV channel for allegedly filming her with his cellphone on the Supreme Court’s premises. The media persons protested ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The grilling of the chairmen of FBR and NAB by the judges during first half of Panamagate case hearing on Tuesday brought similes on the faces of the petitioners but those were worrisome moments for the PML-N leaders and their counsels. The second part of the hearing however was ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prosecutor General NAB Waqas Qadeer Dar on Monday submitted the documents containing two references including Hudaibiya Paper Mills scam and the alleged illegal construction of the Sharif family’s Raiwind estate in the ongoing Panamagate case in the apex court. According to the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has denied all allegations levelled by Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad in his petition and requested the Supreme Court to dismiss it with a cost. Counsel of Prime Minister Makhdoom Ali Khan has filed parawise comments on the AML ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directives for the federal government particularly the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) to also collect data of persons with disabilities in the upcoming national population census. Dr Shahnawaz Munami and others on Saturday ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Supreme Court said that deforestation is not only loss of public exchequer but also dangerous for climate change. The court noted that the deforestation is taking toll on the lives of billions of people of the region and the world as a whole and is also against the provision ...

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