Amir Riaz

  • TLAHORE - Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority’s (PCAA) Human Resource (HR) department is issuing promotion and transfer orders to its retired officials due to its poor Management Information System (MIS), documents available with The Nation revealed. In an order issued by HR on March 16, 2016 ...

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  • TLAHORE Mr Justice Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry of the Lahore High Court on Tuesday issued notice to nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan on a Federal government petition pleading for restraining the scientist from giving media interviews and meeting people without security clearance. Advocate Ahmar ...

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  • TLAHORE Lahore High Court Chief Justice Khawaja Muhammad Sharif on Wednesday dismissed a plea seeking access to six American nationals, arrested from Sargodha, and restraint on their possible extradition. The petition was filed by Khalid Khawaja of Defence Human Rights, an NGO. His earlier plea on ...

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  • TLAHORE A division bench of the LHC on Wednesday dismissed three appeals challenging postponement of by-elections in Punjab, thus upholding single benchs decision. The bench, however, dismissed the single bench order to the extent that Punjab government had a right to be heard under constitutional ...

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  • TLAHORE - Ending their months long hectic and the most expensive campaign, different groups of lawyers are poised for the Punjab Bar Council elections today (Saturday) when polling for 75 seats is scheduled to be held in all the districts of the province. Around 60,000 lawyers will elect their ...

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  • TLAHORE - Though all the major lawyers groups are flexing their muscles to clinch maximum seats in the forthcoming elections of the Punjab Bar Council (PbBC) scheduled for November 21, the small districts have shown grave concerns over conducting of elections as they are deprived of true ...

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  • TLAHORE - 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 ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Lahore High Court on Friday postponed by-elections to two seats each of National Assembly and Provincial Assembly in Punjab by setting aside election schedule and directed Chief Election Commissioner Pakistan to afford opportunity of hearing to Punjab Government before issuing fresh ...

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  • TLAHORE - Presidential controversy of the Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) Wednesday took yet another turn - with no end to it in sight - when the Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) declared Munawar Iqbal Gondal as a 'successful-cum-elevated president of the Bar, hence showing exit door to ...

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  • TLAHORE - Six PCO judges of Lahore High Court went on leave Monday after the Supreme Courts 14-member bench issued contempt of court notices to them along with all other judges, expect two, who had taken oath under Nov 3 Provisional Constitutional Order (PCO) in violation of a seven-member benchs ...

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  • TLAHORE-Punjab Government has requested the Lahore High Court to postpone the upcoming by-election to two seats each of National Assembly and Punjab Assembly in the context of deteriorating law and order situation in the province. Chief Election Commission of Pakistan has announced to hold on ...

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  • TLAHORE A division bench of Lahore High Court Thursday issued contempt notices to Minister of Industries & Production Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo and other respondents for not complying with an earlier order of LHC of fixing sugar price at Rs.40 per kg. The other respondents who were issued notices ...

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  • TLAHORE-Lawyers again went on the rampage on Thursday as they manhandled newsmen at Lahore High Court premises besides using abusive language and chanting slogans against the Chief Justice Lahore High Court apparently for taking suo moto notice of lawyers torture on journalists on July 30. A large ...

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  • TLAHORE - Following the Supreme Courts verdict Lahore High Court is facing acute shortage of judges that has brought judicial work to halt at its three territorial benches. Only nine judges would carry out judicial work at LHC principal seat from the next week commencing on August 3 as four out of ...

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  • TLAHORE - As a result of Supreme Courts historical judgment on Friday, six judges of the apex court would cease to hold offices, five would go back to their respective high courts and matter of three judges would be referred to Supreme Judicial Council (SJC). Supreme Court of Pakistan has also sent ...

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  • TLAHORE-Instead of repenting over torturing a cop, a group of lawyers again went on rampage on Thursday as they violently thrashed journalists to 'punish them for reporting and making TV footage of the incident, causing serious injuries to a cameraman. In this episode of lawyers violence, a ...

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  • TLAHORE - To give vent to their anger against former dictator Pervez Musharraf as well as PCO judges and to express solidarity with restored judges of the Supreme Court for summoning former dictator for his Nov-3 unconstitutional steps, the lawyers on Wednesday observed Accountability Day by taking ...

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  • TLAHORE- A group of lawyers led by finance secretary Lahore Bar Association Asif Shakir on Monday tortured and detained a family court judge Faisal Mahmood Mir for recording the statement of woman in the absence of her opponent counsel. The lawyers also shouted full-throated slogans against the ...

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  • TLAHORE - Decisions of Lahore High Court and the Pakistan Bar Council on Friday finally cleared the way for holding fresh presidential by-election in LHC Bar Association, ending months-long controversy over the office that started with MA Shahid Siddiquis elevation as judge of the Supreme ...

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  • TLAHORE - By appointing Advocate General Punjab (AGP) according to the November 3 Provisional Constitutional Order of Pervez Musharraf, the PML-N seemed to have tacitly and discreetly recognised the constitutional amendments introduced by the former Chief of the Army Staff. Raza Farooq, the son of ...

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  • TLAHORE - In yet another politically motivated decision, the Punjab government appointed on Tuesday 61 additional and 43 assistant advocate generals, after the acting governor signed the dotted line paving the way for the appointments. It is the second such act in the absence of Governor Salman ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab judiciary had made a huge overspending of Rs 1456.696 million during the last fiscal year (2008-09) with a considerable amount spent in providing judicial allowance and other utilities to judges at all level. Punjab government had initially allocated Rs 2843.254 million ...

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  • TLAHORE - 'Presidential controversy in the Lahore High Court Bar Association has taken a new turn on Saturday when supremo Hamid Khans group held 'self-arranged elections in which Justice (r) Nasira Iqbal was declared 'president. Consequently, the LHCBA will have two 'self-sustaining presidents, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Lawyers backed by Hamid Khan, head of powerful Professional Group, Friday thrashed President Lahore High Court Bar Association Munawwar Iqbal Gondal and his supporters and occupied the office after forcing him out in a military-like coup they launched after the general house ...

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  • TLAHORE - A three-member Full Bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday ordered the release of Jamaatud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed and Col (r) Nazir Ahmad after accepting a habeas corpus writ petition. The Courts verdict, read out by Justice Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry, was met with cheers and cries of ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Lahore High Court has removed Principal Punjab University Law College Shazia Qureshi - recently married to the Vice-Chancellor Punjab University - from the post, adjudicating that her appointment was the outcome of nepotism and in violation of rules. The office of principal is declared ...

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  • TLAHORE - Divulging the much-awaited National Judicial Policy, the Registrar Supreme Court on Saturday announced that huge backlog of 1704871 cases pending at all levels of judicial hierarchy throughout country would be disposed of in one year time commencing from June 1st, the day the policy would ...

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  • TLAHORE - Presidential row in 'esteemed institution of the Lahore High Court Bar Association finally dragged its 'honourable members into clashes and brawls after a group of lawyers backed by Hamid Khan made a failed attempt to overthrow incumbent president Munawar Gondal and capture his office. The ...

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  • TLAHORE - After a hard-fought legal battle by more than a year, the Sharif brothers have been finally given clean chit by the Supreme Court but it only happened after the reinstatement of free judiciary for which they fought hard. The long saga of Sharifs dejection and annoyance over their ...

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  • TLAHORE - The general house of the Lahore Bar Association here on Monday once again witnessed ugly scenes of shouting and counter-shouting by the members of exalted bar that recently remained steadfast on a lofty campaign of judges restoration. The general house meeting turned into a fish market ...

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