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  • Notification ending entitlement of lower court judges to govt houses withdrawn

    ISLAMABAD: Fearing contempt of court proceedings, the Ministry of Housing and Works not only withdrew a notification that took away the entitlement of judges of Islamabad’s subordinate judiciary to government houses but is also amending the rules to extend the facility of Estate Office (EO)’s residences to the constitutional courts...

    The EO had issued the notification on March 28 making the judicial officers ineligible for official...

  • Dar challenges accountability court indictment in Islamabad High Court

    Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday filed two petitions before the Islamabad High Court challenging his indictment by an accountability court in a reference pertaining to his ownership of “assets beyond his known sources of income”...

    Last Monday, the court had rejected a request by Dar’s counsel, Amjad Pervez, to grant them seven days to peruse the record, saying that since the Supreme Court had set a six-month deadline, he could...

  • Supreme Court, Islamabad High Court jurisdiction extended to Fata

    ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tues­day approved extension of the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) as a first step towards implementation of the long overdue reforms in the country’s restive tribal areas...

    In the initial draft that had been prepared in the light of suggestions of a six-member special committee that had proposed merger of the...

  • Induction of five judges in AJK high court challenged

    MUZAFFARABAD: The recent induction of five judges in the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) High Court was on Monday challenged by four lawyers in the same court...

    Tabassum Aftab Alvi administered oath to Raja Raza Ali Khan, the then advocate general, Chaudhry Mohammad Munir, then district and sessions judge, advocates Mohammad Ejaz Khan, Chaudhry Khalid Yousuf, Raja Sajjad Ahmed Khan as judges, two days after their appointment was...

  • SC orders inquiry against three Sindh High Court judges over 3-year delay in deciding bail plea

    The Supreme Court on Monday ordered an inquiry against three Sindh High Court judges who were allegedly unable to decide an application for pre-arrest bail filed by a murder suspect despite the passage of three years...

    In what was the first case heard by the top court via e-Court, a system based on video-link connectivity, a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa also approved the pre-arrest bail application of...

  • Court seeks notification of market timing

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui on Monday directed the acting deputy commissioner to submit the notification regarding early closure of markets and shops in the federal capital on Tuesday...

    The federal government as part of energy conservation plan decided to shut down shops, marriage halls and restaurants in Islamabad at 8pm, 10pm and 11pm respectively...

  • AJK court suspends notification in ACs quota case

    MUZAFFARABAD: The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) High Court here on Wednesday suspended the operation of a notification, whereby five posts of assistant commissioners were recently shifted by the government from direct quota to promotion quota...

    However, while the examination was in progress, the government, through a notification issued on August 25, had withdrawn five posts of assistant commissioners for promotion of extra assistant...

  • Supreme Court terms subsidy notification ‘wish list’

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court described on Thursday the Nov 3, 2015 notification for the grant of Rs20 billion subsidy on fertiliser under the much-trumpeted Kisan Package as a “wish list” and expressed surprise over the way government affairs were being run...

    “Is this the way to govern the country as the government issued a notification but the parliamentarians were not kept in the loop about the announcement of such a huge amount,”...

  • Court suspends AJK govt’s notification

    MUZAFFARABAD: The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) High Court on Friday suspended a notification in which the AJK government had constituted a committee to evaluate the granting of ownership rights to the occupants of an official residential colony in Mirpur...

    On June 9, the cabinet decided to constitute a committee to evaluate the prime minister’s offer and subsequently a notification was issued on June 25 regarding a six-member...

  • Court stops ECP notification of PTI chief’s victory in Lahore

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Saturday restrained the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from issuing the victory notification of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan from NA-131, Lahore, and ordered the returning officer to hold a recount of all ballot papers...

    Later, the former minister approached the high court challenging dismissal of his application for complete recounting by the returning officer... ...

  • Supreme Court sets aside LHC decision to stop notification of Imran's victory in Lahore

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a decision of the Lahore High Court to restrain the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from issuing the victory notification of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan from NA-131, Lahore, and ordering the returning officer to hold a recount of all ballot papers...

    Hearing an appeal filed by Khan against the LHC judgement, Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarked that the top...

  • Millers challenge sugar cane price notification in court

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Monday directed the agriculture secretary to appear before it on Dec 18 along with the relevant record after owners of sugar mills in Sindh through a petition challenged Sindh government’s recent notification fixing sugar cane price for the current season at Rs182/40kg...

    The counsel for the petitioner millers submitted in court that on Oct 30, the high court had directed the provincial authorities to...

  • Court stays notification of PTI MPA elected on reserved seat

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Monday issued a stay order stopping the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from notifying the elected candidate on a seat reserved for women allocated to the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly for the tribal merged districts...

    Advocate Jahangir Khan Mohmand appeared for the petitioner and informed the court that the tribunal had disqualified his client without...

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