Zahid Gishkori

  • TISLAMABAD - 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 ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it was not inclined to postpone by-election in NA-123, Lahore VI, but the final results of the said constituency will subject to the decision of the apex court. The apex court also directed the respondents - Election Commissioner of Pakistan (ECP) ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - At the time when the Federation has turned a blind eye towards implementation of the apex courts verdict in the NRO case, the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has decided to move the Supreme Court seeking directions for quick implementation of the historic judgement delivered on ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Terming the corruption in Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) as a massive robbery in the national history, Justice Javed Iqbal on Monday said that the looted money must be recovered from the culprits involved in Rs 22 billion embezzlement. He also rejected the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)s ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Federal Minister for Law and Justice Dr Babar Awan has said that Government is keeping a weather eye open for dispatching a letter to Swiss authorities with regard to reopening of cases against President Asif Ali Zardari. Federation is following the directions of the Supreme Court given ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Most of the departments of the state have failed to deliver justice, which the nation is expecting from them, as everyone is approaching the Supreme Court as a Hobsons choice hoping for immediate justice, remarked Justice Javed Iqbal here on Thursday. The apex court took suo moto against ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Taking notice of rising kidnapping incidents, Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Wednesday directed the Provincial Police Officers of Punjab and NWFP to recover two abductees and produce them before the sessions judges of their respective districts. He also directed the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD A three-member bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Justice Javed Iqbal, on Tuesday directed the Federation to submit a comprehensive report about those people who were killed in Lal Masjid operation. The apex court wanted to trace the people who had been missing since years, besides ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Terming Haris Steel Mills case as an example for other cases being preceded in the Supreme Court to curb the money looters, Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has directed authorities concerned to arrest Sheikh Nisar, an absconder in Rs 9 billion Bank of Punjab (BoP) scam case. It ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved judgement on miscellaneous applications, filed by Justice (Retd) Abdul Hameed Dogar, challenging the reinstatement of current judiciary through executive order and seeking review of July 31 verdict in which he was declared unconstitutional chief ...

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  • TISLAMABAD All eyes are set on Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani as National Accountability Bureau on Wednesday categorically said that all the cases dropped under National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO), which was termed null and void by the apex court on December 16, 2009, would be reopened ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Ministry of Law and Justice will file a review petition with additional grounds tomorrow (Thursday) in support of an already filed review petition against the Supreme Courts December 16 decision on the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO), challenging the verdict from various ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Benazir Tractor Scheme (BTS), the PPPs first ever welfare project for the countrys peasants during its two-year rule, has caused huge financial losses to the national kitty mainly due to massive irregularities and nepotism, reliable sources have informed TheNation. According to the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD All the four provinces on Saturday filed separate petitions in the Supreme Court pleading the court to declare the Civil Service of Pakistan (Composition and Cadre) Rules, 1954 and Sharing Formula of 1993 as illegal, ultra vires and unsustainable. The pleas also sought the apex courts ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Friday directed Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Naveed Ahsan, to ask the Federation to implement the Supreme Courts verdict on National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) and ensure reopening of Swiss cases. The Chief Justice also ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday disposed of all the petitions challenging the 'procrastination in the appointments of judges in the superior judiciary. A five-member bench of the apex court headed by Justice Shakirullah Jan conducted the hearing of all the five petitions filed ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said that a country cannot claim to have good governance without providing easy, affordable, speedy and impartial justice to the people. The dispensation of justice is considered to be sole duty of the courts. Legal fraternity will do its ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Executive-Judiciary stalemate on the appointment of two LHC judges, including Chief Justice Khawaja Sharif, that seems to have come to an end on Wednesday has yet to remove concerns of the indefatigable lawyers community. The tension has not yet come to an end completely with the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Thousands of lawyers across the country on Monday went on strike following the confrontation between President Asif Ali Zardari and the Supreme Court of Pakistan on the appointment of judges in superior judiciary. The furious lawyers under the leadership of Supreme Court Bar Association ...

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  • TISLAMABAD In a bid to ease the latest confrontation which erupted between the judiciary and the Government on the issue of the judges appointment in the superior judiciary, Attorney General of Pakistan, Anwar Mansoor Khan, with a serious and important message of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Suspending President Asif Ali Zardaris order pertaining to judges appointment in the superior judiciary, a three-member bench of the Supreme Court on Saturday evening declared the order null and void terming it a violation of Article 177 of the Constitution. The apex court also passed an ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Top legal brains including diplomats have emphasised upon India and Pakistan to adopt more professional approach purely on legal basis to address the issues in addition to the ongoing diplomatic efforts. They said this while addressing the participants of Legal Workshop on Mumbai Trial ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Taking strong exception to the current NAB Chairman, Naveed Ahsans continuous holding of his position despite Supreme Courts order, Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry termed it as a sheer disrespect, on part of the Government, of the verdict of 17-member bench of the apex court. ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed Election Commission of Pakistan to submit record and documents relating to Shahbaz Sharifs elections from two provincial seats. The apex court also directed Khawaja Haris Advocate, the counsel for respondent (Shahbaz Sharif), to submit concise ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said that manifesto of good governance cannot be implemented without the provision of justice, as judiciary was duty-bound to provide speedy justice to every citizen. The Chief Justice was addressing a full court reference held at Supreme ...

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  • TISLAMABAD At a time when the kidnapping saga is rapidly gripping the entire province of Punjab, Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry Monday directed the PPO Punjab to take strict action against the abductors, who are involved in such social evils. The Chief Justice issued these ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The government has submitted an amended plea clubbing the fresh review petition with the one earlier filed in the Supreme Court to review its judgement on National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) arguing that the apex court failed to consider the doctrine of the 'past and closed ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Legal and Prosecution Department of the United States has asked National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to provide more solid evidence, which may lead to extradite Hamesh Khan, the main accused in Bank of Punjab (BoP) Rs 9 billion scam, well-placed sources informed TheNation on ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Terming the verdict in Dr Aafia Siddiqui case as prejudiced and biased, the legal fraternity on Thursday urged the Government to send eminent lawyers team to the US for her early repatriation. Dr Aafia was convicted of the charges that she tried to kill Americans when she was detained in ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that it would not pass such an order that might lead to the dissolution of the Punjab Assembly. A three-member apex court bench headed by Justice Javed Iqbal heard a petition challenging Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharifs eligibility to hold the ...

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