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Cabinet flexes muscles at judiciary

The government on Wednesday sent a clear message to the judiciary that all state institutions must act within their constitutional limits and the given framework, as the federal cabinet resolved to uphold

Judiciary too was on board over Raymond: Sheikh Rashid

LAHORE – Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid has said categorically that the judiciary and all the state departments were on board over the release of the US killer, Raymond Davis’.
He expressed these views while addressing a press conference at the office of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-Likeminded Punjab Information Secretary Mian Muhammad Asif. The Muttahida Muslim League (MML) provincial office bearers were also present on that occasion.
He lamented the people

ZAB case – Set record straight, Zardari asks superior judiciary

LARKANA – President Asif Ali Zardari has described it as an obligation of the judiciary to clear the “black stains on its face” regarding the judicial murder of former prime minister and PPP founder Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.
“We are not seeking revenge. We want the history to record that a wrong was committed and it needs to be corrected,” he said, adding that the presidential reference sent to the Supreme Court was meant to correct the record. President Zardari was addressing a large

Judiciary facing backlog of 1.35m cases

ISLAMABAD – The entire judiciary of Pakistan is facing a backlog of 1.355869 million (13, 55, 869) cases of different nature. According to statistics, 20,539 cases are pending before the Supreme Court. 1,812 cases are pending before the Federal Shariat Court, 1, 29800 cases are pending before the Lahore High Court while the Sindh High Court has a backlog of 39461 cases.
The number of pending cases before the Peshawar High Court is 18283. Similarly 5662 cases are under

Superior judiciary going for ‘judicial dictatorship’: Asma

LAHORE – Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Asma Jahangir has said that the judiciary under Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry was heading towards “judicial dictatorship”, which was reflected by extra-lines of the (SC) judgement for removal of the NAB chairman and dubious working of the Judicial Commission (JC) on judges’ extension.
In a special chat on “the logics of sitting judiciary” at her Lahore office, Asma vigorously attacked the

Call APC, include army and judiciary, Shahbaz asks PM

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has advised Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani to call an all-parties conference, including the army and judiciary, to devise solutions to the country’s problems. The prime minister, however, told reporters in Islamabad that he would respond to Shahbaz Sharif’s proposal after going through the details. Shahbaz told reporters after the inauguration of a three-day anti-polio campaign at his residence in Lahore that two days ago he had