Judiciary Archive

Terrorist pro-Taliban ex-MP Shah Abdul Aziz freed by judiciary. Shame!: Shah Aziz released on bail By Khalid Iqbal Source RAWALPINDI: The former MNA Shah Abdul Aziz, allegedly involved in the kidnapping-cum-murder case of a Polish engineer, was released from Adiala Jail on Wednesday. The surety bonds of Rs1,000,000 by
One Saudi phone call will silence Musharraf trial seekers: Saudis come to Musharraf’s rescue * King Abdullah calls on Pakistani leadership to abide by agreement* Any step against former president could affect Pak-Saudi ties, political stability in Pakistan Daily Times Monitor LAHORE: The Saudi authorities have formally sent
Brigadier Imtiaz ‘Billa’ causes predictable dissension: War of words and lack of action In the national interest Monday, August 31, 2009Kamal Siddiqi The writer is editor reporting, The News This week was dedicated to political statements and the fact that nothing ever gets done if
Judicial NRO for Sharifs?: Chief Minister Punjab and President PML-N Shahbaz Sharif taking Media persons at Raiwind. — APP Shahbaz Sharif will be the chief minister of Punjab once again. The Supreme Court’s decision to stay Mr Sharif’s disqualification means the Punjab government
Examination paper for "Long March 2009": Tahir Sarwar Mir:
What about lawyers’ cause in Swat?: A new lawyers’ movement may be needed to address the crisis created for the legal profession in Swat after the Tehreek-e Nifaz-e Shariat-e Muhammadi (TNSM) banned the lawyers from the qazi courts set up under the tutelage of its
Ejaz Haider: CJP restored; CJP sans Swat?: In Pakistan it is difficult to determine where to begin and how far to go back to set things right. Such situations call for pragmatism rather than sheer idealism, which is why Justice Chaudhry, the PCO 1 judge, was
Life after the Long March: Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry has been restored and that is a most welcome development for all the right reasons in the world. Now the Zardari government should have space to move forward and address other pressing issues. And since the
Zahid F Ebrahim: Did Zardari get the last laugh?: There is much talk of an embattled and defeated man in the Presidency. The chief justice has
The never-ending march – by Mosharraf Zaidi: In September last year, I wrote that the heroic nature of the chief justice’s courage, and the lawyers’ movement that it spawned could only be transformational if it inspired political action that was rooted in the same principles, and
Who will lead a Long March to Swat? Civil judges barred from attending courts by Sufi Muhammad: Swat: Civil judges must refrain from coming to the courts. Sufi Muhammad’s order Sufi Muhammad urges people to cooperate with Qazi courts SWAT, Mar 16 (APP): The Chief of Tehrik
Cowasjee: Who can tolerate an independent judiciary?: By Ardeshir Cowasjee Sunday, 15 Mar, 2009 ‘The reality is that neither Nawaz nor Zardari can tolerate free judiciary.’ Now, what with the word ‘disintegration’ being bandied about in the media, the ‘leadership’ we suffer must bear in mind
Ijaz Hussain: Unattended issues of SC judgement: Unattended issues of SC judgement —Ijaz Hussain If courts are not in a position to refuse cases that are essentially political in character, litigants can certainly help them towards this end. They can do so by refraining from judicial
Tahir Sarwar Mir: Sharif Brothers and their principled struggle for revolution: Nila Gumbad loves Anarkali Shahbaz Sharif’s revolutionary style and the pledge to change his name (to what?) unless…. Parda hai parda – Amar Akbar Anthony (1977) Some relevant comments: MalangBaba said: Reconciliation can only happen if both sides are
An analysis of Sharif brothers’ disqualification: EDITORIAL COMMENT | Double Trouble It’s a double whammy in India’s neighbourhood: A mutiny in Bangladesh and a judicial coup in Pakistan. Pakistan’s supreme court has upheld an order banning opposition leader Nawaz Sharif and his
Supreme Court declares Sharif brothers ineligible: Pakistan court bars opposition chief from election ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s Supreme Court has barred opposition leader Nawaz Sharif from elected office, a move likely to raise political tensions in the country. The decision deepens a rift between Sharif,
PPP suspends Ch Aitzaz Ahsan as member of Central Executive Committee (CEC): Related articles: Aitzaz Ahsan, PPP and Long March: A critical perspective – by Abbas Ather You too Aitzaz Ahsan, the leader of the legal community? Pakistan’s left tilts towards right. Partners in crime? PPP suspends Ch Aitzaz as member
Ansar Abbasi, "The Corrupt Judge", DIG Gujranwala, PFUJ and the followers of Goebbels – By Abbas Ather: Is Ansar Abbasi an investigative journalist? Or a police tout? Contempt of court based on an unsubstantiated statement attributed to Hazrat Nanno Goraya?
Did the nation vote for the restoration of Iftikhar Chaudhry? The "Long March" politics and the future of democracy – by Abbas Ather:
Nawaz Sharif says good-bye to Long March?: Nawaz Sharif says good-bye to Long March? Friday, February 13, 2009 Lawyers didn’t consult us on sit-in: Nawaz By our correspondent LAHORE: PML-N Quaid Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said the federal government did not take the PML-N into confidence
Finally, Ansar Abbasi summoned in a court of law.: Finally, the notorious yellow journalist Ansar Abbasi summoned in a court of law. News against judge: LHC admits contempt plea for regular hearing Staff Report LAHORE: Justice Mian Najamuz Zaman of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday admitted
Imran Khan blames lawyers for not consulting politicians: It seems that lawyers have smelt that the ISI’s new poodle Imran Khan might try to use the Long March to promote his pro-Taliban and anti-democracy agenda… Imran blames lawyers for not consulting politicians Updated at: 0200 PST, Friday,
Swat inferno and militant ideology – By Mushfiq Murshed: Swat inferno and militant ideology Wednesday, 11 Feb, 2009 By Mushfiq Murshed THE writ of the state in Swat has been demolished. When Operation Rah-i-Haq was launched by the Pakistan Army in 2007, the militants controlled only 25 per
Ansar Abbasi: LHC judge accused of close links to underworld – Nanno Goraya’s statement? or Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification?: Investigative journalist or police tout? From Nanno Goraya to Ansar Abbasi LHC judge accused of close links to underworld?Tuesday, February 10, 2009 By Ansar Abbasi ISLAMABAD: A sitting senior judge of the Lahore High Court has been accused of
Ziaists in Pakistan: From long march to terrorism – some questions for Nawaz Sharif: There are two forms of Ziaists: (1) political Ziaists who keep conspiring against democracy on the pretext of one excuse or the other; (2) militant Ziaists who are represented in the shape of operatives and sympathizers of Taliban and
Ansar Abbasi admits that in Dr. Arsalan’s case, Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry was involved in corruption: Ansar Abbasi admis that in Dr. Arsalan’s case, Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry was involved in corruption. He complains that PML-N, PPP, PML-Q, MQM, Jamaat Islami, Tehreek Insaf etc remained silent on that case. Related post: Ansar Abbasi was the
Nawaz Sharif’s lawyers now express confidence in the PCO judges? They see light (noor) on the judges’ faces?:
Sectarian/Jihadi/Taliban terrorists released in Pakistan due to lack of evidence: ‘Terrorists released in Pak due to lack of evidence’ New Delhi (PTI): The failure of the Pakistani police and security agencies to gather sufficient evidence has led to the release of a large number of dreaded terrorists of outfits
Nawaz Leage must not exploit and then ditch the lawyers’ movement for political gains….:
Islamabd High Court dismisses Farah Dogar case: Will Imran Khan, Qazi and Nawaz Sharif respect this verdict?:
Islamabd High Court dismisses Farah Dogar case: Will Imran Khan, Qazi and Nawaz Sharif respect this verdict?: IHC dismisses Farah Dogar case Updated at: 1245 PST, Friday, January 16, 2009 ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) today disposed off Farah Dogar case. In its verdict, the court termed the reassessment and rechecking of Farah’s marks correct. Earlier,
Lahore High Court makes history by setting aside a sentence of the Field General Court Martial (FGCM): Lahore High Court makes history The Lahore High Court set aside on Monday a 1999 sentence of the Field General Court Martial (FGCM) against an army officer it found guilty of filing fake income tax returns, apart from other
Do Qazi Hussain Ahmed and Imran Khan respect free judiciary?: Do Qazi Hussain Ahmed, Imran Khan and other supportes of Iftikhar Chaudhry respect free judiciary? Or are they interested in only that kind of judiciary which can offer verdicts according to the the wishes of Jamaat-e-Islami, Tehreek-e-Insaf, and Taliban?
The notorious Taliban lover Ansar Abbasi’s venom against Nawaz Sharif: This time, the notorious mouthpiece of Taliban/Al-Qaeda/Sipah-e-Sahaba, Ansar Abbasi has spoken against Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N. Abbasi is in pain because Nawaz Sharif and his PML-N have decided to support the PPP/ANP/JUI coalition in the Center and the NWFP in
Shame on Asif Zardari: Time to reform judiciary including restoration of the deposed CJ – INTERNATIONAL CRISIS GROUP REPORT: INTERNATIONAL CRISIS GROUP – NEW REPORT Reforming the Judiciary in Pakistan Islamabad/Brussels, 16 October 2008: Return to civilian rule in Pakistan offers an opportunity to restore the rule of law and to reverse state-driven Islamisation, which has empowered Islamist
Mother of all challenges facing President Zardari: According to one report, there are five challenges that the new President of Pakistan, Mr Asif Ali Zardari, will face. These are ones posed by rising militancy, a failing economy, fledgling democracy, conflict with India, and his own personal