Islamabad High Court: News

11 Nov 2022


Nawaz Sharif may return after Pakistan government issues diplomatic passport

The Pakistan government has issued a diplomatic passport to the former prime minister and the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif after clearance from its Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Court cautions Pakistan PM Imran Khan against sharing 'secret' letter

The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday cautioned Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan against sharing the contents of the 'secret' letter that he has been claiming as proof of a foreign conspiracy to unseat him.

08 Jul 2020


Kulbhushan Jadhav didn't seek review of his death sentence: Pakistan

Ex-Indian Navy Officer, Kulbhushan Jadhav, who faces death sentence in Pakistan didn't file a review plea pertaining to his punishment, Islamabad said on Wednesday. Jadhav, who was picked up by Pakistani agencies in 2016, has instead chosen to go ahead with his pending mercy plea, which was filed on April 17, 2017.

10 Jun 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Former President Asif Zardari arrested in money laundering case

Asif Ali Zardari, the former President of Pakistan and co-chairman of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) co-chairman, was on Monday arrested by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in connection to a money laundering case.

12 Apr 2019

Pakistan News

Islamabad-Court returns Hindu-girls to husbands saying they weren't converted forcibly

The Islamabad High Court on Thursday said that Hindu sisters Raveena and Reena didn't embrace Islam under duress while allowing them to live with their husbands.

01 Mar 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Petition filed to stop the release of Abhinandan Varthaman

A Pakistani citizen today filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court to stop the imminent release of the captured Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, saying he committed crime against the country and should be put on trial.

23 Dec 2018

Pakistan News

Nawaz Sharif corruption cases: Pakistan court to deliver judgment tomorrow

An anti-corruption court in Pakistan will deliver its judgment tomorrow in two remaining corruption cases against ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

20 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

Islamabad HC seeks Musharraf's travel itinerary, asks him to return

It would be "good" for Pervez Musharraf if he returns to Pakistan to face the high treason trial, the Islamabad High Court has observed as it directed his lawyer to submit the former military dictator's travel itinerary at the next hearing.

12 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan HC judge Shaukat Siddiqui sacked over remarks against ISI

A senior Pakistani judge, who was in line to become Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court next month, was sacked for his controversial statement that the country's powerful spy agency ISI was manipulating judicial proceedings to get favorable decisions.

19 Sep 2018

Pakistan News

Islamabad High-Court suspends Sharif, daughter's sentence, to be released soon

The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday suspended the sentence of ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz, and ordered their release, reports Reuters.

27 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Accountability court to conclude cases against Sharif in 6-weeks

Pakistan's Supreme Court today ordered the accountability court in Islamabad to conclude the remaining two corruption cases against jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family within the next six weeks, according to a media report.

15 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Jailed Sharif appears before accountability-court in remaining graft cases

Pakistan's jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today appeared before the Islamabad-based Accountability Court hearing two graft cases (Al-Azizia Steel Mills and Hill Metal Establishment cases) against him and his family.

13 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif appears before accountability court over corruption cases

Pakistan's jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today appeared before an accountability court hearing corruption cases against him and his family, the first court appearance in the remaining two graft cases, the Al-Azizia Steel Mills and the Hill Metal Establishment case.

08 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Imran Khan's close aide Zulfikar Bukhari put on no-fly list

Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari, a close aide of Pakistan's Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan, was today put on the no-fly list on a request filed by the National Accountability Bureau, Express News reported.

02 Jun 2018


Pakistan: Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawah to contest elections on AAT platform

Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawah group will contest the July 25 Pakistan General Elections on the Allaha-u-Akbar Tehreek (AAT) platform as the group's Milli Muslim League isn't a registered political party.

26 Apr 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan foreign minister Khawaja Asif sacked as Member of Parliament

In an unprecedented turn of events, Khawaja Asif, Pakistan's Foreign Minister was disqualified as a Member of Parliament by a three-member bench of the Islamabad High Court.

27 Mar 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan refuses to give security to former President Pervez Musharraf

The Pakistan government has rejected former dictator General (retd.) Pervez Musharraf's request for security.

09 Mar 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan court clears way for registration of Saeed's political party

The Islamabad High Court on Thursday set aside a decision by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to reject the application of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Milli Muslim League (MML) as a political party.

11 Jan 2018

Pakistan News

Panama Papers case: 4 more witnesses testify against Nawaz Sharif

Four more witnesses have reportedly testified against ousted-Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif before an anti-graft court.

20 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

Pak Army Chief: Will resign if military involved in protests

Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa has said he'll resign if the Pakistani military was found to be involved in the Faizabad sit-in protests which paralyzed capital Islamabad for weeks.

05 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

Islamabad HC dismisses Nawaz Sharif's plea to club corruption cases

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) dismissed three-time Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif's plea to club three corruption cases against him.

25 May 2017


Uzma, Indian woman forced to marry Pakistani man, returns home

Uzma, an Indian woman forced to marry a Pakistani man, returned home today, a day after the Islamabad HC approved her departure.

12 May 2017


Indian diplomat's phone seized by Islamabad HC staff

Islamabad HC staff seized the mobile phone of First Secretary of Indian High Commission Piyush Singh, when he had gone there over Uzma's petition.

08 May 2017


Pakistani man alleges Indian High Commission detained newly-wed wife

A Pakistani man has alleged that the Indian High Commission in Islamabad detained his newly-wed wife when they went to apply for visas.

25 Dec 2016

Pakistan News

Pakistan President House officials sued by a sixth grader

Officials at Pakistan's President House were accused of plagiarism and sued at the Islamabad High Court by a sixth grader through his father.