Pakistan Supreme Court: News

Pakistan on toes as Imran Khan leads march to Islamabad

Pakistan is in a state of upheaval after former Prime Minister Imran Khan's party PakistanTehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) called for a long march to demand fresh elections.

United States outraged over Pakistan acquitting Daniel Pearl's killers

The White House has expressed outrage over the Pakistan Supreme Court's decision to acquit those involved in the kidnapping and murder of Daniel Pearl in 2002, calling the judgment an "affront" to terrorism victims everywhere.

06 Mar 2019

Pakistan News

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.

06 Feb 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistan SC directs Army, ISI to stay away from politics

Pakistan's Supreme Court today prohibited members of the armed forces from engaging in political-activities and directed state agencies like the ISI to operate within the law as it ordered the government to act against those propagating "hatred, extremism and terrorism".

31 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

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.

23 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

Over PKR 10,000cr laundered through fake bank-accounts: Pak SC informed

An amount of over PKR 10,000 crore was laundered allegedly through fake bank accounts, mostly of poor people, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the scam has informed the Pakistan Supreme Court, a report said.

13 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

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.

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.

11 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

Return to Pakistan, there're good doctors here: CJ to Musharraf

"There are good doctors in Pakistan," Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Saqib Nisar told Pervez Musharraf today as he directed the Dubai-based former dictator to appear before the apex court to record his statement in the treason case against him.

12 Sep 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan Supreme Court to hire two transgenders: Chief Justice

For the first time, Pakistan's Supreme Court will hire two transgenders and provide them jobs in the court, said Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar on Tuesday.

29 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Sharif appears before court in remaining two graft cases

Pakistan's imprisoned former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday again appeared before an anti-corruption court in the remaining two graft cases against him and his family, according to a media report.

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.

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.

09 Jun 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan SC allows Musharraf to contest July 25 General Elections

Pakistan's former dictator Pervez Musharraf is likely to contest in the upcoming elections scheduled to be held on July 25 after the country's Supreme Court gave him a conditional permission, his party said.

13 Apr 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan Supreme Court bars Nawaz Sharif from office for life

The Pakistan Supreme Court (SC) has disqualified former PM Nawaz Sharif from holding office for life.

16 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

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.

13 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

Pak SC slams govt. over missing statues in Hindu temple

Pakistan's Supreme Court recently expressed concerns after the statues of Lord Ram and Hanuman went missing from the Katas Raj temple located in Chakwal, Punjab.

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.

26 Oct 2017

Pakistan News

Panama Papers: Arrest warrants issued against Nawaz Sharif

A court has issued arrest warrants against former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in two corruption cases related to the Panama Papers case.

19 Oct 2017

Pakistan News

Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif and daughter indicted by anti-corruption court

Ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Sharif and her husband Muhammad Safdar have been indicted by Pakistan's anti-corruption court over references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

11 Oct 2017

Pakistan News

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.

20 Jul 2017

India

Sharif says Clinton offered $5bn to not carry nuclear tests

PM Nawaz Sharif said if he hadn't cared about Pakistan, he would've accepted $5 billion from US President Bill Clinton for not carrying out nuclear tests in 1998.

13 Jul 2017

India

Nawaz Sharif's ouster could strengthen Pak army, India worried

Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif has suffered a serious setback after it was revealed that his daughter and supposed heir apparent Maryam Sharif, had concealed ownership of the family's offshore assets and business interests.

12 Jul 2017

Pakistan News

How a Microsoft font may bring down Nawaz Sharif govt?

In the midst of a deepening political crisis in Pakistan, the daughter of under-fire Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, Maryam, might have struck the final blow to the Sharif government.

30 May 2017

Pakistan News

Panamagate- Pak SC refuses to remove investigators probing Sharif

The Pakistan SC dismissed a plea by Nawaz Sharif's son Hussain Nawaz, who had requested for removal of two members of the investigation panel probing the PM's role in the Panama Papers scandal.

25 May 2017

India

Pakistani court orders to set free 350 detained Indian fishermen

According to a news report, a Pakistani Court ordered for 350 Indian fishermen imprisoned for fishing in Pakistani waters to be repatriated/sent back to India.

20 Apr 2017

Pakistan News

Panamagate: SC orders JIT to probe corruption charges against Sharif

The Pakistani Supreme Court has ordered a Joint Investigation team to initiate probe proceedings against PM Nawaz Sharif over his involvement in the Panama Papers scandal.

04 Apr 2017

Pakistan News

Panamagate: PM Sharif's 'kidney stone diagnosis' ahead of SC verdict

A change of guard in Pakistan is speculated as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif-led government is preparing for the Supreme Court's verdict on Panama Papers scandal.