FIDA HUSSNAIN

  • TLAHORE - Constitutional petitions questioning legitimacy of the NAB Ordinance, conviction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, election of Imran Khan to the National Assembly and bail of a pregnant woman remained prominent at the Lahore High Court last week. A full bench of the provincial top ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  The country’s top court last week took up the matter of former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif’s appointment as member of board of directors of the Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute (PKLI), delay in completion of Orange Line Metro Train project, 66 years old ...

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  • T LAHORE  -  Retired judges of the Lahore High Court from now onward will get proportionate pension at the rate of 17.5 per cent per annum for each year of service with the high court. An LHC full bench headed by Justice Shams Mahmood Mirza and comprising Justice Shahid Karim and ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  The Supreme Court Monday strongly objected to a practice by the National Accountability Bureau regarding leakage of information about people’s appearance before it and their character-assassination by the media. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan ...

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  • TLAHORE - In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court last week gave overseas Pakistanis right to vote, with direction to the Election Commission of Pakistan to ensure it during the upcoming by-elections in the country as a pilot project. A three-member bench led by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Appearance of former National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) chairperson Ayaz Niazi before an accountability court, request of Fawad Hassan Fawad, former principal secretary to PM, for a medical board to examine his health and opening of his salary account and bail matter of ...

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  • TLAHORE - Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar Saturday said he was doing his best to reform the judicial system as per expectations of the people, admitting he had not so far been able to put the judiciary in order. The top judge said centuries-old laws had not been amended and the ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  The Supreme Court Friday sought reply from Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant Institute and Punjab government after a forensic audit report unveiled misappropriation of public money in the centre, warning that the responsible would be brought to justice. Chief Justice of ...

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  • TLAHORE - The religious parties, especially Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan and Mutahidda Majls-e-Amal, made their presence felt by attracting a good number of voters. Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal, Allah-o-Akbar Tehreek, Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan led by Maulana Khadim Hussain Rizvi and Tehreek-i-Labbaik ...

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  • TLAHORE - The country’s top court Tuesday denied interim relief to Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad, who sought conduction of election today in NA-60. The Election Commission of Pakistan had postponed election in this constituency after the disqualification of ...

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  • TLAHORE - An independent audit company Tuesday submitted forensic report before the Supreme Court, revealing that the losses of Pakistan Railways reached Rs 40 billion in 2017. A three-member bench led by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar was hearing the suo motu notice taken at the Supreme ...

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  • TLAHORE/Islamabad  -   Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday observed that justice will be done with Islamabad High Court Justice Shaukat Siddiqui like any aggrieved. The top judge observed this while hearing suo motu notice and a petition seeking action against ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Grant of bail by an anti-terrorism court to PML-N workers facing charges of incitement to violence on arrival of party patron Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz and similar treatment of notorious ‘encounter specialist’ Abid Boxer by the court were important ...

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  • TLAHORE - Infamous former police inspector Abid Hussain alias Abid Boxer, who was booked in 10 cases including murder, attempted murder,  land grabbing and forgery, secured interim bail from a sessions court here on Friday. In a surprise appearance along with his lawyer Advocate Aazar ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  An anti-terrorism court on Monday allowed bails to several PML-N leaders and workers, including former federal minister Kamran Michael and former MNA Mehr Ishtiaq, who allegedly incited people to violence on arrival day of Nawaz Shari and Maryam Nawaz. Appearing before the ...

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  • TLAHORE - A lawyer who claimed to be a member of the PML-N Lawyers Forum announced joining the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) last week and denounced what he called anti-judiciary stance of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Advocate Shahnawaz Dhilon, who was accompanied by a dozen of his ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  The Lahore High Court Friday granted bail to 237 workers of PML-N and ordered Punjab police to order all the workers detained unlawfully, making it clear to police not to reflect partiality towards any political party. Acting Chief Justice Muhammad Anwarul Haq passed the order ...

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  • TLAHORE - Permission to former PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhary to contest election and refusal to Imran Sher Ali, brother of former state minister Abid Sher Ali, to contest election in PP-117, Faisalabad, were important developments that took place at the Lahore ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Legal experts Friday said Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz had no option to get relief in their conviction except to come and surrender to the court of law. The appeal, they held, was a right of every convict and it could be filed before the court of competent jurisdiction from ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Lahore High Court Thursday set aside decision of an appellate tribunal wherein former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was disqualified for life for not being “Sadiq” (truthful) and “Ameen”  (honest) under Article 62 of the Constitution. A division ...

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  • TLAHORE - The legal battles for acceptance and rejection of candidates’ nomination papers, conviction of PML-N leaders in Kasur rally case and hearing of appeals in Model Town killings case were important developments at the Lahore High Court last week. Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  The Lahore High Court Friday allowed PML-N leader and former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to contest the upcoming general election from his home constituency, Murree’s NA-57, suspending the decision of an election tribunal which had disqualified him for life. A ...

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  • TLAHORE  - The Lahore High Court employees Thursday called for an independent audit of welfare fund over alleged embezzlement. Through an application to Justice Muhammad Anwarul Haq, the employees have sought an independent audit and punitive action against the elements involved in ...

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  • TLAHORE - Yousaf Saleem, a lawyer, became country’s first vision-impaired judge and took oath of his office on Tuesday. He took oath of his office along with 20 other civil judges who passed the written exam out of 3648 candidates in Punjab this January. The oath ceremony was held at the ...

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  • TLAHORE - Unesco’s World Heritage Committee (WHC) has put Shalimar Gardens on the List of World Heritage in Danger and asked Pakistan to take measures to protect the heritage site, The Nation learnt on Thursday. Announcing its draft decision of the 41st session, which took place last year in ...

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  • TLAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday sought recommendations of a committee made to provide free Computerized National Identity Card (CNICs) to transgender within seven-day time, making it clear that teasing transgender would not be tolerated. The top judge held court first ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Supreme Court of Pakistan Thursday withdrew its interim order wherein former president (r) General Pervez Musharraf was allowed to submit nomination papers to contest upcoming general election, after he failed to turn up before the court. A four-member bench headed by Chief Justice ...

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  • TThe Supreme Court of Pakistan Thursday withdrew its interim order wherein former president (retired) General Pervez Musharraf was allowed to submit nomination papers to contest upcoming general election, after he failed to turn before the court. A four-member bench headed by Chief ...

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  • TLAHORE  - The Supreme Court Wednesday rebuked former military dictator Pervez Musharraf for continuously absconding court hearings and ordered him to return Pakistan by today. The former general-president was warned that he could be allowed to contest the general elections only if he appears ...

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  • TLAHORE - Federal Investigation Agency Director General Bashir Ahmed Memon Tuesday told the Supreme Court that Pakistanis had invested AED 4,240 billion in UAE and identified 635 properties owned by them. Bashir Ahmed Memon appeared before the three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice of ...

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