PPP will challenge Senate chairman election in IHC: Bilawal

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that all the senators of the opposition voted for Yousaf Raza Gilani in the elections for Chairman Senate. Speaking at a dinner reception held at Zardari House in honour

IHC rejects plea against Gilani’s victory in Senate elections

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday rejected a petition by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) against the victory of Yousuf Raza Gilani in the Senate elections. Chief Justice IHC Justice Athar Minhallah heard the plea submitted by PTI Member

Faisal Vawda submitted false affidavit: IHC

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Saturday issued the detailed order in the disqualification case of Federal Minister Faisal Vawda. On March 3, Justice Aamer Farooq had 3 disposed of the petition challenging Vawda’s election after the minister submitted

IHC orders removal of Asad Durrani’s name from ECL

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered the removal of former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) director general retired Lt General Asad Durrani’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL). IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah was hearing a petition filed by

Banning corporal punishment

The National Assembly has passed a law that effectively bans all forms of corporal punishment in all types of educational institutes and has set out penalties for anyone physically assaulting children. This is indeed a historic move and been hailed

No one is above the law, not even me: CJ IHC on court attack

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court Chief Justice, Athar Minallah has said that no one is above the law, not even him. After hearing a case, chief justice Athar Minallah remarked on the incident two days ago and said that out of

Violent lawyers

A dark day was witnessed when a group of rogue lawyers stormed the premises of the Islamabad High Court protesting against the demolition of their chambers during an anti-encroachment drive. We have seen numerous incidents of violence by lawyers but

IHC sealed after lawyers ransack Chief Justice’s courtroom

ISLAMABAD: Hundreds of lawyers forcibly entered and ransacked the courtroom of Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Athar Minallah on Monday and forced judges to leave their courtrooms. The lawyers were protesting against razing of their chambers in the district

Two additional Islamabad High Court judges take oath

ISLAMABAD: Two newly-appointed additional judges of the Islamabad High Court (IHC), Babar Sattar and Tariq Mehmood Jahangiri took oath on Wednesday. IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah administered the oath to both of them at a ceremony held on the premises

Two IHC additional judges to take oath tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Two judges of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) will take oath tomorrow on Wednesday after receiving approval from the president. President Arif Alvi has approved the appointment of renowned lawyers Tariq Mahmood Jahangiri and Babar Sattar as additional judges

Nawaz Sharif’s appeals in Avenfield, Al Azizia cases adjourned till Dec 2

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has adjourned the hearing of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s appeals in the Avenfield and Al-Azizia cases till 2nd December. A division bench comprising Justice Aamir Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani heard the

IHC issues notice to NCOC over indoor wedding ban

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday issued a notice to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Covid-19 on a petition challenging a ban on indoor weddings. IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah directed the respondents named in

India can approach court over reservations in Kulbhushan’s case: IHC

ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) has said that if India has any reservations in the Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadav case, it can approach the court. The Islamabad High Court heard the government’s request to provide

Zardari’s interim bail extended in Rs8bn suspicious transactions case

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has extended interim pre-arrest bail of former president Asif Ali Zardari in a case of a suspicious transaction of Rs. 8 billion until 5th November. A division bench of the IHC comprising Justice Aamer

IHC issues notices to PTA, federal govt over ban on TikTok

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday issued notices to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and the federal government over the ban on social media app TikTok. The court directed all the official respondents including the Ministry of Information

Nawaz’s arrest warrant: Pakistan High Commission officers submit reply in IHC

KARACHI: Officers of the Pakistan High Commission in London on Wednesday have submitted their statements in Islamabad High Court (IHC) on the implementation of the arrest warrant of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif. According to details, first secretary

There is complete lawlessness in country: CJ IHC

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court (IHC) has said that there is complete lawlessness in Pakistan and it seems that the state does not exist anywhere. A case against illegal constructions along Rawal Dam was heard in the IHC.

IHC issues Nawaz Sharif’s non-bailable arrest warrants

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has rejected the exemption plea of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and released his non-bailable arrest warrants in Al-Azizia and Avenfield cases. The PML-N chief through his counsel Khawaja Haris had moved two applications

IHC issues stay order on Cynthia Ritchie’s deportation

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday issued a stay order on the Interior Ministry’s decision rejecting a visa extension for US blogger Cynthia D. Ritchie. IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah heard the petition and stopped the Interior Ministry

Flag hoisting ceremony held at Islamabad High Court

ISLAMABAD: On the occasion of Independence Day, a graceful and simple flag hoisting ceremony was held in Islamabad High Court to celebrate the 73rd Independence Day. Islamabad High Court Chief Justice Athar Minallah and the other honourable judges and lawyers

SC rules NAB convicts cannot be reinstated after suspension

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has ruled that suspects apprehended by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) cannot be reinstated after being suspended. While granting the government’s appeal, the Supreme Court nullified the decision of the Islamabad High Court in which a

Online gamers thank Waqar Zaka after court revokes PUBG ban

KARACHI: Gamers have thanked renowned social media influencer Waqar Zaka after the Islamabad High Court ordered to unban online game PlayerUnknown’s Battleground (PUBG). Earlier, the PTA decided to maintain the ban on an online gaming app. However, earlier this morning,

AC adjourns indictment proceedings against Zardari till July 29

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court has adjourned indictment proceedings against former President Asif Ali Zardari till 29th July. The court approved exemption from the appearance of both Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur in the same case. As per

IHC orders PTA to lift PUBG ban

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to unban online game PlayerUnknown’s Battleground (PUBG). According to details, the IHC Justice Amir Farooq nullified the decision of the PTA regarding the ban on PUBG and

Govt moves IHC to appoint lawyer for Indian spy Jadhav

ISLAMABAD: A petition has been filed in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) for a lawyer to be appointed for an Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. The Federal Ministry of Law and Justice filed a petition in the IHC for Kulbhushan Jadhav’s

PIA-owned Roosevelt hotel not being privatised: IHC informed

NEW YORK: The Roosevelt Hotel located in New York owned by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is not being privatized and will remain the national carrier’s property. A federal law officer on Tuesday informed the Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Amir

SC turns down govt’s plea in sugar probe report

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has turned down the federal government’s plea challenging the Sindh High Court’s stay order preventing it from taking action against sugar mill owners. The hearing was conducted by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Gulzar Ahmed. The

IHC issues notice to CDA against construction of temple

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has issued a notification to Capital Development Authority (CDA) regarding the construction of a Hindu temple in the federal capital. IHC’s Justice Amir Farooq heard the petition of lawyer Chaudhry Tanveer Akhtar who said the

IHC reserves verdict on petition against aviation minister’s removal

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday reserved verdict on a petition seeking the dismissal of Federal Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan. IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah took up the petition that called for a judicial commission to

IHC launches e-court system

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has launched an e-court system by allowing lawyers to use Skype video conference facilities for arguments.  A circular has been issued in this regard by the Additional Registrar Judicial on the direction of Chief Justice