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Application filed to restore Saad Rafique’s disqualification case

LAHORE – Lahore High Court Justice Umar Ata Bandial on Tuesday issued notice to PML-N MNA Khawaja Saad Rafiq on an application by PML-Q’s Humayon Akhtar seeking to decide a disqualification case against Saad on merit, which the court had earlier dismissed on technical grounds. Justice Bandial on April 1 dismissed Akhtar’s petition. Now Akhtar, through his counsel Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, filed an application to restore the proceedings. The counsel pleaded that the case should be

Petition filed against links to sexual content on Internet search engines

KARACHI – The Sindh High Court issued notices to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) chairman and Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) president/chief executive officer (CEO) on Friday on a constitutional petition pleading to block sexual websites’ links appearing in the results of Yahoo!, MSN and Google search engines.
The petition was filed by Human Rights Commission South Asia (HRCSA) representative Iqbal Kazmi who sought blocking the

Remove Malik from the Senate: petition filed

LAHORE – The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday gave last opportunity to the federal government and the Senate’s chairman to file replies by April 20 in connection with a writ petition seeking disqualification of Rehman Malik as senator on the basis of his removal from service. Mahfooz Ahmad, a local, moved the petition in which he submitted that Rehman Malik was removed from service in Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in 1998 and as he was not eligible to be elected as a

Review petition in Deeder Shah case filed

ISLAMABAD – The government has filed a petition seeking review of Supreme Court’s verdict against appointment of Justice (r) Deedar Hussain Shah as the NAB chairman. The federal government has taken plea that material against the Law Ministry be expunged from the detailed decision of SC and the verdict be reviewed.
A three-member SC bench presided over by Justice Javed Iqbal had completed hearing of the case pertaining to the appointment of Deedar Hussain Shah as the NAB

Petition filed in LHC seeking provision of free education

LAHORE – A petition was filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday seeking provision of free education to every citizen from five to 16 years of age under articles 9, 25 A and 37 of the constitution. Syed Feroz Shah filed the petition submitting that provision of free education was the right of every citizen, which had become a substantive part of the constitution after passage of the 18th Constitutional Amendment. Petitioner’s counsel AK Dogar submitted that the federal and

Petition filed to terminate BISEs’ online system

LAHORE – An application was filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday seeking termination of Dr Majid Naeem, head of new online system for all education boards and abolition of the boards’ online system that could not issue role number slips to students on time. The application was filed by Advocate Muhammad Azhar Siddique as an addition to his already pending main petition against the new Matric exams system.
The petitioner alleged that Dr Naeem was a corrupt person and he

Petition filed for making US govt party in Davis’ case

Lahore – A petition was filed in the LHC on Tuesday to make US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron P Munter a party in the Raymond Davis immunity case, on behalf of the US government, and issue a restraining order against approaching the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in this regard. Azhar Siddique filed the petition, who has also filed an earlier petition, challenging diplomatic immunity of Davis under the Vienna Convention 1961 and 1963 terming it against the constitution, UN

Petition filed in SC against ad-hoc judges’ extension

LAHORE – A constitutional petition has been moved before the Supreme Court against the full court resolution carried on February 14 to seek extension in the ad-hoc service of two judges of the Supreme Court.
The petition filed by Watan Party in the Lahore Registry of the court, has also prayed to the court to do away with the scheme of appointing ad-hoc judges as envisaged through the Judicial Commission under the 18th constitutional amendment, and that the lower age of

Petition filed in LHC seeking Davis’ shifting to Lahore Fort

LAHORE – A petition was filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC) seeking shifting of US national Raymond Davis to the Lahore Fort and an ISI inquiry into the case. Rana Ilmddin filed the petition submitting that Davis was on a special mission in Pakistan, which could be harmful for the country’s solidarity.
He said that the accused was spending his days of detention as a guest, as his ‘residence’ at the Kot Lakhpat Jail consists of two barrack and 18 rooms. The petitioner alleged