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lawyers elect scba chief
October 13, 2014

2,684 lawyers to elect SCBA chief on 31st

islamabad - As many as 2,684 members of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) will elect their president on October 31 for the year of 2014-15.A final schedule has been issued by the office of the Supreme Court Bar Association in this regard, according to office secretary SCBA Raja Muhammad ...

SCBA demands security for judges, lawyers

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Tuesday demanded of the government to ensure ample security to the judges and legal fraternity in view of the prevailing wave of terrorism.SCBA President Kamran Murtaza while taking to newspersons outside the Supreme Court said that in the wake ...

construction illegal action scba
March 01, 2014

SCBA to take action against illegal construction

 PRKARACHISindh Building Control Authority has decided to take severe action against illegal constructions on spaces specified for car parking in residential and commercial projects. In this regard, a drive will begin from District South of the city. According to details, upon instructions of ...

SCBA suspends membership of VP

LAHORE - Executive Committee of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) on Wednesday suspended membership of its Vice President Rana Naeem Sarwar for organising a farewell dinner for the retired Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry. Bar’s Secretary Asif Mahmood Cheema had issued a show-cause ...

ajk scba deplores lawyers
November 28, 2013

AJK SCBA deplores lawyers manhandling in Islamabad

MIRPUR (AJK)The Azad Jammu & Kashmir Supreme Court Bar Association here on Wednesday strongly condemned the alleged manhandling of lawyers by the police during a demonstration in front of the Supreme Court of Pakistan building in Islamabad.Talking to newsmen here Wednesday evening, AJK SCBA ...

murtaza elected scba president
November 01, 2013

Murtaza elected SCBA president

LAHORE - Kamran Murtaza of Asma Jahangir-led Independent Group was elected president of Supreme Court Bar Association in the election for the year 2013-14 held on Thursday. Murtaza secured total 1,032 votes against his main rival, Amanullah Kanrani of Professional Group of Hamid Khan, who obtained ...

Tough contest expected between Kanrani, Murtaza

ISLAMABAD - Though there are three candidates for the slot of President Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) but the real contest is between Amanullah Kanrani and Kamran Murtaza. Rab Nawaz Raja is the third candidate for SCBA presidentship.Legal experts have the opinion that this annual election ...

scba slot neck contest kanrani kamran
October 15, 2013

Neck-and-neck contest likely between Kanrani, Kamran

ISLAMBAD - For the upcoming election to the Supreme Court Bar Association, three candidates are in the run for the top slot, Amanullah Kanrani, Kamran Murtaza and Rab Nawaz Raja. A tough competition is expected between Kanrani and Kamran.According to sources, Muhammad Sadiq Hidayatullah from Sindh ...

differences surface lawyer polls scba
September 19, 2013

Differences surface between 2 lawyer groups

LAHORE  - Differences have surfaced between Independent Lawyers Group led by Advocate Asma Jahangir and Mian Israr Group over candidate for the slot of Secretary for upcoming elections of the Supreme Court Bar Association.The Independent Lawyers Group has already announced its candidates for ...

scba vows support democracy
January 16, 2013

SCBA vows to support democracy

LAHORE - The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has once again rejected Tahirul Qadri’s long march and announced its support to independence judiciary and democracy, vowing to resist any attempt to ambush democracy in the garb of long march. Addressing a press conference at the Supreme ...

scba mull minhaj march 10th
January 09, 2013

SCBA to mull Minhaj march on 10th

LAHORE - The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has called an All Parties Conference on January 10, the day when the deadline given by Tahreek Minhajul Quran (TMQ) chief to address his demands.The SCBA, country’s biggest elected body of lawyers, also termed the proposed long march as ...

SCBA chief condemns Musa’s manhandling

ISLAMABAD – President SCBA Yaseen Azad showing his utmost annoyance and remorse on behalf of entire Supreme Court Bar Association, sturdily condemns the atrocious and exasperating incident took place on the entry gate of Supreme Court of Pakistan, on 14th of September 2012, where uniformed ...

scba rs20m grant aid
September 13, 2012

SCBA gets Rs20m in grant-in-aid

ISLAMABAD - Federal Law Minister Farooq H Naek on Wednesday suggested that in order to dispose of the pending cases, evening and mobile courts should be established so that expeditious and inexpensive justice could be provided to the people at their doorstep.He expressed these views at a meeting ...

SCBA demands swoop on Malik Riaz’ beneficiaries

LAHORE - The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) on Saturday demanded a thorough probe into the allegations that real estate magnate Malik Riaz has been giving benefits to army men, bureaucrats, lawyers and journalists to get undue favours.Addressing a press conference here at bar’s office ...

SCBA invites Wardag to APC on Balochistan

TERKARACHI - Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Yaseen Azad on Tuesday met Tehreek-e-Istiqlal Pakistan Central President Rehmat Khan Wardag at his office and invited him to an SCBA-sponsored All-Parties Conference on the Balochistan issue on May 26.Talking to Wardag, the SCBA head said ...

SCBA forms body to pursue Baloch missing persons cases

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court Bar Association has formed a free legal aid committee for pursuing the cases of Baloch missing persons in superior courts.The sources said that SCBA in its three days meeting in Quetta, decided to constitute a free legal aid committee, comprising five senior lawyers to ...

SCBA president slams lawyers’ killings

President of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), Yaseen Azad has expressed concern over target killings of lawyers in the metropolis. He demanded the government to arrest the culprits involved. Addressing a press conference at the Malir Bar Association here on Friday, he condemned the killing ...

lawyers observe strike target killing: scba president
January 25, 2012, 5:34 pm

Lawyers to observe strike against target killing: SCBA President

Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Yasin Azad has announced that the lawyers’ fraternity will observe country-wide strike and boycott court activities against the killing of three lawyers in Karachi. Azad said that lawyers’ killing would not be tolerated, adding that law ...

Asma running SCBA affairs unilaterally

ISLAMABAD - Secretary Supreme Court Bar Association, Qamar Zaman Qureshi, has said that President SCBA Asma Jahangir was running the affairs of the Bar without the consent of the Executive Committee. He said that she was meeting with the high-ups of the government as well as the superior judiciary ...

Scba Splits Sc Verdict Pco Judges
February 04, 2011

SCBA splits over SC verdict on PCO judges

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) is divided over the apex court's decision for initiating proceedings against PCO judges by framing contempt charges against them from February 21. President SCBA Asma Jahangir, while talking to the media in Lahore on Wednesday had termed the ...

Scba Body Divided Meeting Zardari
January 08, 2011

SCBA body divided over meeting Zardari

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) is divided over the issue of meeting with President Asif Ali Zardari that is expected today (January 8) in Karachi. In this regard Bar executive body meeting has been called in Karachi in which they have to decide whether to meet the President ...

Scrape Pak-Afghan transit trade pact: SCBA

LAHORE The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has strongly reacted to the Pakistans transit trade pact with India and Afghanistan at a time when their agencies are involved in terrorist attacks in Pakistan. Secretary of the Bar Raja Zulqarnain condemning the agreement in question Monday alleged ...

SCBA laments leaders quietude over Jalibs murder

LAHORE - Supreme Court Bar Association has termed the killing of Senator Habib Jalib Baloch a big conspiracy to pit the Pakistanis against each other and has also lamented the painful silence by our key national leaders to expose the hidden hands behind the incident. Secretary General SCBA Raja ...

MNAs flay SCBA chief's derogatory remarks

ISLAMABAD Legislators in the National Assembly on Monday condemned the statement of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President, Qazi Anwar and demanded of the Constitutional Reform Committee of the Parliament to add a clause 'contempt of Parliament in the constitutional reform bill so that the ...

Former Scba Chiefs Back Crcps Views
March 11, 2010

2 former SCBA chiefs back CRCP's views

ISLAMABAD - Two former presidents of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) confirmed on Wednesday that lawyers community was divided over the issue of recommendations of Constitutional Reforms Committee of the Parliament (CRCP) regarding judges appointment in superior judiciary. However, they ...

Scba Chief Rejects Bachas Allegations
February 04, 2010

SCBA chief rejects Bacha's allegations

ISLAMABAD President Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Qazi Anwar has served a Rs 100 million defamation notice on Barrister Bacha, his opponent candidate for the SCBA top slot, for damaging his reputation through media. I have issued him Rs 100 million notice for levelling heinous allegations ...

Neckandneck Contest Scba Polls
October 28, 2009

Neck-and-neck contest in SCBA polls

LAHORE - Ending their months long hectic campaign, two main candidates are now poised for a neck and neck straight fight for the president office of the Supreme Court Bar Association on Wednesday (today) when polling for this position and seven others are scheduled to be held throughout the ...

Un Resumes Food Distribution Gaza
November 18, 2008, 6:25 pm

UN resumes food distribution in Gaza

Food distribution to half the Gaza Strip's 1.5 million population resumed on Tuesday, although the United Nations warned aid supplies would soon run out unless Israel eases its crippling blockade. "Distribution will go on of the very small amount we brought in on Monday," said UN Relief ...

Scba Frame Strategy Lockdown Arrests
November 08, 2008

SCBA to frame strategy on 'lockdown' arrests

LAHORE - President Supreme Court Bar Association Ali Ahmad Kurd has said that his Bar would work out a strategy in case any lawyer was arrested anywhere in the country on account of lock-up of courts incident. Talking informally to mediamen during his visit to the Lahore High Court for hearing ...

Lawyers will not flinch back from principled stand: SCBA

LAHORE - The Supreme Court Bar Association office-bearers have said that lawyers will not flinch back an inch from their principle stand on the restoration of judiciary to November 2 position. "Lawyers have rendered many sacrifices over the last 14 months for the sake of independent ...

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