Articles about Lahore High Court

Pakistan's top court approves singer's plea against Ali Zafar

11 Jan 2021

Entertainment
Pakistan's top court approves singer's plea against Ali Zafar

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has accepted singer Meesha Shafi's petition filed against the Lahore High Court's (LHC) order in the sexual harassment case against singer-actor Ali Zafar.

Amid forced conversions, Pakistan PM promises to help Sikh pilgrims

03 Sep 2019

World
Amid forced conversions, Pakistan PM promises to help Sikh pilgrims

After reports of forced conversions of women from minority religious groups in Pakistan surfaced, PM Imran Khan announced yesterday that his government would facilitate pilgrimage to Kartarpur and Nankana Sahib Gurdwaras for the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.

Sikh girl allegedly kidnapped in Pakistan has NOT returned home

31 Aug 2019

World
Sikh girl allegedly kidnapped in Pakistan has NOT returned home

The Nankana Sahib police on Friday said that the Sikh woman, who was allegedly abducted and forcibly converted to Islam in Pakistan, was returned to her family.

Why does China keep protecting Masood Azhar?

14 Mar 2019

World
Why does China keep protecting Masood Azhar?

India has been fuming after China chose to side with Jaish-e-Mohammed founder Masood Azhar at United Nations Security Council.

Pakistan SC bars private channels from airing Indian films, TV-shows

06 Mar 2019

World
Pakistan SC bars private channels from airing Indian films, TV-shows

Pakistan's Supreme Court yesterday barred private channels from airing Indian films and television shows, amid escalating tensions between the two countries following the Pulwama terror attack.

NAB arrests Pakistan's ex-Railway Minister in connection with housing scam

11 Dec 2018

World
NAB arrests Pakistan's ex-Railway Minister in connection with housing scam

Pakistan's former Railway Minister and his brother were arrested today by the country's anti-graft body for their alleged involvement in a multi-million dollar housing scam, amid protests by the PML-N workers.

Christian woman, on death-row for blasphemy, acquitted by Pakistan SC

31 Oct 2018

World
Christian woman, on death-row for blasphemy, acquitted by Pakistan SC

In a landmark verdict, Pakistan's Supreme Court today overturned the conviction of a Christian woman facing execution for blasphemy.

Pakistan: Serial killer hanged for raping and murdering 7-year-old girl

17 Oct 2018

World
Pakistan: Serial killer hanged for raping and murdering 7-year-old girl

A Pakistani serial killer was executed at a prison in Lahore today after a court dismissed a petition for his public hanging filed by the father of a seven-year-old girl, who was raped and murdered by him.

Pakistan: Rapist and murderer of seven-year-old to be hanged soon

13 Oct 2018

World
Pakistan: Rapist and murderer of seven-year-old to be hanged soon

An Anti-Terrorism Court in Pakistan on Friday ruled that the rapist and murderer of seven-year-old will be hanged on October 17.

Pakistan HC judge Shaukat Siddiqui sacked over remarks against ISI

12 Oct 2018

World
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.

Pakistan: Nawaz, Abbasi appear before Lahore Court in treason case

08 Oct 2018

World
Pakistan: Nawaz, Abbasi appear before Lahore Court in treason case

Former Pakistan premiers Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, along with a prominent journalist, Cyril Almeida, Assistant Editor for the Dawn newspaper, appeared before the Lahore High Court today.

Pakistan court summons all witnesses in Sarabjit's murder case

26 Sep 2018

World
Pakistan court summons all witnesses in Sarabjit's murder case

A court in Pakistan today summoned all the witnesses next month in the murder case of Indian national Sarabjit Singh, who was killed by his fellow prisoners in 2013.

Now, terrorist Hafiz Saeed dares Pakistan government to arrest him

06 Feb 2018

World
Now, terrorist Hafiz Saeed dares Pakistan government to arrest him

Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has now dared the Pakistan government to arrest him if they can. He also said that he won't stop fighting for the cause of Kashmiri people and "dedicated 2018" for them.

US's warning: Prosecute Hafiz Saeed to "fullest extent of law"

19 Jan 2018

World
US's warning: Prosecute Hafiz Saeed to "fullest extent of law"

The US has again forced fair-weather friend Pakistan to deal with Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed. They have called for his prosecution "to fullest extent of law."

'No case against Hafiz Saeed Sahib': Pakistan PM

17 Jan 2018

World
'No case against Hafiz Saeed Sahib': Pakistan PM

In a shocking turn of events, Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told, in a television interview, that action cannot be taken against the alleged mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, Hafiz Saeed as no case was registered against him in Pakistan.

Pak SC absolves Imran Khan, won't reopen case against Sharif

16 Dec 2017

World
Pak SC absolves Imran Khan, won't reopen case against Sharif

The Pakistani Supreme Court (SC) has rejected a petition seeking cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's disqualification as an MP for not declaring his assets.

Musharraf open to political alliance with Hafiz Saeed, JuD

06 Dec 2017

World
Musharraf open to political alliance with Hafiz Saeed, JuD

Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf said he's open to forging a political alliance with 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD).

Baloch leader asks US to declare Musharraf a global terrorist

04 Dec 2017

World
Baloch leader asks US to declare Musharraf a global terrorist

Naela Quadri Baloch, the leader of the World Baloch Women Forum, has urged US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to declare former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf a global terrorist.

Pervez Musharraf says he's the "biggest supporter" of Lashkar-e-Taiba

29 Nov 2017

World
Pervez Musharraf says he's the "biggest supporter" of Lashkar-e-Taiba

Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf has admitted to being the "biggest supporter" of the terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and its founder Hafiz Saeed.

Provide evidence against Saeed, his son-in-law tells India

29 Nov 2017

World
Provide evidence against Saeed, his son-in-law tells India

Khalid Waleed, the son-in-law of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has told India to provide evidence against Saeed rather than crying on America's shoulders.

Pakistan frees Hafiz Saeed: Rahul says PM's "hugplomacy" a failure

25 Nov 2017

Politics
Pakistan frees Hafiz Saeed: Rahul says PM's "hugplomacy" a failure

Taking a dig at PM Modi and US President Trump's "frequent hugs," Congress VP Rahul Gandhi termed the recent release of LeT chief Hafiz Saeed a "hugplomacy" failure.

Saeed to work for "Kashmir's independence" after house arrest release

23 Nov 2017

World
Saeed to work for "Kashmir's independence" after house arrest release

Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) founder Hafiz Saeed has pledged to work for "Kashmir's independence" in a tweet posted hours after the Lahore High Court ordered his release from house arrest.

Owing to Pakistan government's negligence, terrorist Saeed might go scot-free

11 Oct 2017

World
Owing to Pakistan government's negligence, terrorist Saeed might go scot-free

Hafiz Saeed, 26/11 Mumbai attacks' mastermind and JuD chief, might go scot-free if the Pakistan government fails to provide evidence against him to continue his house arrest, the Lahore HC warned.

Pakistan handed suspension from international football by FIFA

11 Oct 2017

Sports
Pakistan handed suspension from international football by FIFA

FIFA has suspended Pakistan from international football for an uncertain period of time owing to "third-party interference."

In parliament, MP Naresh Agarwal links Hindu gods with alcohol

19 Jul 2017

India
In parliament, MP Naresh Agarwal links Hindu gods with alcohol

There was uproar in Parliament after Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agarwal seemed to link Hindu gods with alcohol.

Pakistani transgenders in the pursuit of reformation

21 Feb 2017

World
Pakistani transgenders in the pursuit of reformation

Transgenders in Pakistan in today's contemporary society claim to be cultural heirs to the eunuchs who were present in the courts of Mughal-emperors.

Section 295A: Regulating speech that offends religious sentiments

02 Feb 2017

India
Section 295A: Regulating speech that offends religious sentiments

Hate speech in India is prohibited under several sections of various laws.

Clerics arrested for celebrating Salman Taseer's murder

05 Jan 2017

World
Clerics arrested for celebrating Salman Taseer's murder

Over 100 clerics were arrested by police in Pakistan's Punjab province for celebrating the 6th death anniversary of liberal Pakistani Governor Salman Taseer.

Hearing of Asia Bibi's final appeal adjourned

14 Oct 2016

World
Hearing of Asia Bibi's final appeal adjourned

Asia Bibi's long-awaited final appeal against the death sentence for blasphemy, was adjourned by the Supreme Court after one of the three judges on the panel stepped down.