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Pakistan Supreme Court


Pakistan's apex court seeks record of National Assembly proceedings on no-trust motion

April 05, 2022 7:15 pm

The prevailing crisis began to unfold after the opposition submitted a no-confidence motion against the Prime Minister on March 8. The voting was scheduled to be held on April 3 but the deputy speaker rejected the motion.

Pak SC bars execution of inmates with mental disorder

February 10, 2021 5:16 pm

The court observed that carrying out the death sentence does not "meet the ends of justice" if a convict was unable to comprehend the rationale behind the punishment due to a mental illness.

Pakistan's Supreme Court orders immediate rebuilding of vandalised Hindu temple, seeks timeline for its completion

February 09, 2021 8:10 pm

On Monday, a three-judge apex court bench, headed by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed, heard the suo motu case regarding the burning of the temple, The Express Tribune reported.

Crime and impunity

February 01, 2021 8:31 am

Supreme Court order on Omar Sheikh underlines that on terror, Pakistan cannot be expected to do the right thing.

India lodges protest with Pakistan over vandalisation of temple in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

January 01, 2021 7:29 pm

On Wednesday, the temple was vandalised by a mob, protesting against its expansion work.

Pak SC orders shopping malls, markets to remain open seven days a week

May 18, 2020 8:44 pm

During the hearing, the Sindh provincial government showed reluctance to allow malls to reopen but the court rejected the reservations. The court said it will be the provincial governments' responsibility to ensure that standard operating procedures (SOPs) are being followed and implemented.

The case against a Pakistan supreme court judge reveals older political faultlines

January 11, 2020 11:47 am

Will Justice Isa — who has been taken off the bench — too demand some kind of reparation for the pain caused to him by the president?

'Unforgivable damage' will occur if bail is not extended: Nawaz Sharif tells Pak SC

April 30, 2019 9:54 pm

On March 26, the Supreme Court suspended Sharif's sentence in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption case and granted him bail for six weeks — but with a condition that he would not leave Pakistan during that period.

The spectre of faith

February 01, 2019 12:04 am

Aasia Bibi gets reprieve from Pakistan’s Supreme Court, but the country’s blasphemy laws are unlikely to go soon

Indian content damages our culture, wont allow them on our channels: Pak CJ

January 09, 2019 9:02 pm

Chief Justice Nisar made the remarks while hearing an appeal filed by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority against a high court's decision to ban the broadcast of Indian content on TV channels in Pakistan, Dawn reported.