Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry Archive

A tale of two TV programmes that proved extra beneficial to CJ Iftikhar Chaudhry – by Ali Asad: In the recent past, two TV programmes got attention of the whole country from Supreme Court to the media and from political parties to ex-generals aka civil society. Both of these programmes proved extra beneficial to The Chief Justice,
Nomination of Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry for Guinness Book of Records: Dear Mr Iftikhar Chaudhry On the auspicious day of 14 August, I feel pleasure to congratulate you on your unbeatable successes in multiple fields. First of all that the 922 “Mujahideen” you have made free through your “Free” Judiciary
#IftikharPCO ka ziada bhola beta Dr. Arslaan -by Malick Ashter: بھولے باپ کا زیادہ بھولا بیٹا۔ڈاکٹر ارسلان ۔۔۔۔از۔۔۔۔۔مالک اشتر تو جناب حالیہ ٹریپ ااور عدلیہ کے خلاف ’’سازش‘‘ کا شکار ہونے والے سیدھے سادھے ، بھولے بھالے ’’معصوم‘‘ ڈاکٹر ارسلان کا کردار سمجھنے کے لیے ضروری ہے کہ پہلے
Sheikh Rashid and Imran Khan’s film flop before release: PPP Scholars Wing:
Sheikh Rashid’s speech must not go unnoticed by judiciary – by Syed Adeel Abbas: Pakistan is at war! There are several interrelated armed conflicts underway in Pakistan. According to conservative estimates about 35,600 Pakistanis have been killed after 9/11 and more than 40,000 have been injured during that period by the various parties
Sheikh Rashid, an Imran Khan ally, urges Pakistan’s Chief Justice to kill President Zardari: In a joint political rally by Imran Khan’s PTI and Sheikh Rashid’s Awami Muslim League in garrison town of Rawalpindin, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed called upon the Chief Justice of Pakistan to “kill the bast***d before he kills you”. He is alleged
Senator Abidi builds the nation’s case against Islamofascist Chief Justice:   Dear readers, In a continuing series of interviews, the most recent of which was last night’s (August 13th, 2012) interview with right-wing idealogue and Chief Justice supporer, Muhammad Malick, Senator Faisal Raza Abidi continued to build his case
Judicial fast-track for the luckless PPP – by Ayaz Amir‏: Curiouser and curiouser… the more one sees of the ongoing drama the more room for amazement: a judicial fast-track for the luckless PPP, a Pakistan Railways slow-track for everyone else. Judging by the evidence, summoning an elected prime minister,
A tale of Iftikhar Chaudhry, Imran Khan and Nawaz Sharif – by Kumail Ahmed: Iftikhar Chaudhry has brought democracy into a cul-de-sac, through his unconstitutional persistence forcing the Prime Minister to write a letter to the Swiss authorities. Why is he silent on the Shaukat Khanum issue? I believe this silence isn’t unintentional; rather, it’s a simple manifestation of
The Game continues after checkmate – by Shama Junejo: “Mama! That is checkmate.” My young daughter giggled and said it to me when in a very controversial and humiliating press conference Senator Faisal Raza Abidi showed the documents that the address of F&A Enterprises was Chief Justice House.
Abbas Ather on Arsalan Iftikhar’s corruption: Source: Daily Express
Iftikhar Chaudhry: The Chief of Injustice – by Kumail Ahmed: Cross-posted from Kumail Ahmed’s blog Iftikhar Chaudhry has distorted the very concept of democracy by ousting a prime minister from his office. This is similar to what armed forces do when they bring in a coup. If an intellectually
Fittay Moonh Tera Iftikhar Chaudhray – by Ahsan Shah: Iftikhar Chaudhry PCO Sworn Judge Supreme Court of Pakistan Constitution Avenue Islamabad Dear Mr. Chaudhry Big Shame on You All praises to Allah Almighty who tested the courage and patience of the brave Pakistani Nation, twice with “One Eyed
The Samosa and the Court – by Noah Bukhari: The Supreme Court allowed an appeal by the Punjab Bakers and Sweet Federation and set aside a notification by the Punjab government through which the price of a Samosa was fixed at Rs6. In 2009, the City District Government
SOS for Arsalan Iftikhar Chaudhry: Hamid Mir in Action – by Ahsan Shah: “Arsalan Iftikhar is totally innocent. All the evidence against him are Fake. They are cooked by the Government and the Secret Agencies mutually to bring Mr CJ under Pressure”, writes Hamid Mir in his 26 July column in daily
Aik parliamentarian ke remarks: آج کل صحافت کا ‘دھندہ’ جج صاحبان کے ریمارکس اور پھر ان کی بنیاد پر روزانہ کۓ جانے والے ٹاک شوز پر چل رہا ہے۔ لہذا اب صحافت سے وابستہ افراد تحقیقی صحافت کے کٹھن مراحل سے گزر کر
A fake defender of parliament, constitution and judiciary: Pakistan’s so-called independent judiciary is mounting pressure on the newly elected prime minister Raja Pervaz Ashraf to write the oft-debated letter to Swiss authorities against Pakistan’s President. It has already disqualified and ousted Yousuf Raza Gilani as PM after
A boxing champion’s letter to Imran Khan – by Ahsan Shah: To, Imran Khan alias Taliban Khan alias Writ Khan Chairman Tehrek e Be Insaf Islamabad, Pakistan Dear Mr Khan Hope you would be “Crying and Dying” in grief for the poor Pakistanis while living in your 400 Kanal House
NA 151 be-election and litmus test of the parties – by Syed Kashif Nawaz: Cross-posted from The bi-elections for the National Assembly’s seat NA-151 Multan, vacated after the disqualification of the Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani in a contempt of court case, held on 19 July 2012. The polls concluded the
Judicial coup is the only solution now! – by Ahsan Abbas: Hell be upon the people of NA151 who broke all the hopes of an “Improved IJI” The “Pious and Patriot” Jihadi coalition of PMLN, PTI, JI, SSP, under the leadership and command of “Leader of the Faithful” Chief Justice
Let’s write a letter to Swiss authorities – by Arbab Zaheer: I as a common Pakistani demand that the letter to Swiss Authorities be written demanding the reopening of cases against those who have “plundered” the nation as per our chief justice and his henchmen across the country. With the
سپریم کورٹ الیکشن دھاندلی منصوبہ: قومی اسمبلی   کی سیٹ این اے ١٥١ پر ١٩ جولائی کو ہونے والے الیکشن میں عبدل قادر گیلانی کی ممکنہ کامیابی کے پیش نظر سپریم کورٹ نے ایک جامع حکمت عملی ترتیب دی ہے- اس کے تحت قائم مقام الیکشن
PPP Human Rights Cell Condemns the demolition of Ahmadi worship places: PPP Human Rights Cell asks the Chief Justice to take Suo Moto notice for violation of Article 20 of the Constitution by law enforcement agencies in the Punjab. The PPP Human Rights Cell has expressed its concern on the
Volga Vikings – by Dr. Zulfiqar Ali: Oh keep the Dog far hence, that’s friend to men Or with his nails he’ll dig it up again! (T. S. Eliot. The Burial of the Dead; Wasteland) “..That this extreme step has been taken in your interest and
Iftikhar Chaudhry is supreme!: This picture in daily Jang (8 July 2012) caught my attention. What an audience! Only a publicity hungry guy could get such an audience snapped. No wonder Pakistan’s increasingly self-obsessed top judge Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry is commonly known
Judges behaving badly: how Pakistan’s Supreme Court is undermining democracy -by Aqil Shah (Foreign Affairs): Editor’s Note: The following article originally published in the Foreign Affairs Journal encapsulates the negative and unconstitutional role played by the Judiciary in Pakistan.  Readers should also bear in mind that this is the same Judiciary that has freed
Faisal Raza Abidi resigns as adviser to the president; announces war against Jihadi-sectarian terrorists: In an exclusive interview, Faisal Raza Abidi has announced to start an all out war (legal, ideological, physical lawful resistance) against Jihadi-sectarian enemies of Pakistan namely the Taliban, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (currently operating as Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat) and other radical
Two plots are kosher but only for Pakistan’s Supreme Court judges: While one residential plot may be an elitist entitlement for top serving bureaucrats and judges in Pakistan, it is commonly known that the allotment of two residential plots is an act of institutional bribery. In the past military generals
Chief Justice Chaudhry is responsible for the crisis in Pakistan -by Sikandar Mehdi: Justice (retired) Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim, a respected jurist also known to have close relationship with Nawaz Sharif and PML-N, has very different opinion of CJ Iftikhar Chaudhrys’ ruling while PML-N and PTI are trying to ride on the back
Constitutional misbehaviour of the Pakistan Supreme Court (Part II) -by Justice Markandey Katju: Related posts: Pakistani Supreme Court has gone overboard – by Justice Markandey Katju (Supreme Court of India) Justice Louise Arbour concerned about direction of Pakistan’s Supreme Court After my article about the constitutional misbehaviour of the Pakistan Supreme Court was published
Pakistan’s Cheap Justice praises MQM -by Raja M Asad Abbas: Pakistan is perhaps the only country in the world where an increasingly politically vindictive Chief Justice dismissed an elected Prime Minister and is now grinding his axe to disqualify the second PM. It’s therefore no surprise that political circles
Pakistan govt to get rid of PM-hunter Chief Justice: Following the unceremonious exit of Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani at the hands of Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, the government is contemplating to table a constitutional amendment for simplifying the cumbersome procedure of the impeachment of the
Justice or revenge? – by Realistic Voice: After four years of day and night struggle, honorable Chief Justice and his puppets (clapping hands) have succeeded to hunt the elected Government. At this very inappropriate time when the whole world is focusing on the issues of NATO
CJ Iftikhar Chaudhry should be asked to appear before Parliamentary Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges: Related post: Pakistan’s elected parliament must remove Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry In the light of recent commentaries by leading Pakistani and international lawyers including but not limited to Asma Jahangir, Justice Markandey Katju (Indian Supreme Court), Saroop Ijaz etc,
#IftikharMental: Pakistan social media abuzz with insult for country’s top judge: Related posts: Raja Rental? Pakistan’s new PM Raja Pervez Ashraf is guilty until proven guilty – by Ravez Junejo Five facts which go in favour of Pakistan’s new PM Raja Pervez Ashraf – by Ali Tahir 22 June 2012
Dictator Zardari Gets Slapped by Supreme Guardians of Justice – by Riaz Malik Hajjaji: I am sure that Pak Fauj appreciates how Moeed Yusuf, Shuja Nawaz and their colleagues watch out for them in Imperialist Amrika – even more when some of them dilute their mild criticism of army generals by also pointing towards the civilian “kleptocrats”
Sharam Wadi Shay Jenah Khay Daatar Diyaray – by Raza Baloch: There is a famous poetry and saying in Sindhi language “Sharam Wadi Shay Jenah Khay Daatar Diyaray” which is close to “shame is good thing but if someone, have it”. A tough contest was expected during by-polls held in
Judicial coup in Pakistan deflects attention from CJ’s son’s graft case: The Supreme Court, in claiming to represent the will of the people, has removed from power the people’s representative, saying that Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani stood disqualified from being a member of parliament and hence the office of the
Arsalan-gate: Time to be patient! – by Saad Mansoor: The implication of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry’s son is being considered by the political class of Pakistan in general and the supporters of Pakistan Peoples Party in particular to be a divine gift descended from heavens. In talk
LUBP Special: Documentary evidence of payments made to Pakistan’s Chief Justice’s son Arsalan Iftikhar: LUBP is publishing exclusive documents which show that Dr. Arsalan, son of Pakistan’s Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry, did indeed accept bribery from Malik Riaz of Bahria Town in monetary and non-monetary forms. We have received these documents from at