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Approximately, financial crimes involving around one thousand billion rupees were dropped under the deal which was later scrapped by former Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, investigators claimed. But the trial against those 8,043 individuals allegedly involved in murders, corruption, misuse of ...
Justice Jilani served as Chief Justice of Pakistan for eight months after the retirement of Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry in December 2013. He is also related to former Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani and former ambassador of Pakistan to the US, Jalil Abbas Jilani. The Nation contacted PTI's ...

Though there was no clear determination about the length of disqualification in Article 62 (1)(f), former chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry had held in the 2013 Abdul Ghafoor Lehri case that under Article 63, there were certain disqualifications which were of temporary nature and a person ...
The NJPMC, which met with the then CJP Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry in the chair, had decided to provide services of an adequate number of judicial officers to the ECP for their appointment as DROs and ROs. Sections 50 and 51 of the Elections Act, 2017 says that the ECP shall appoint ROs and DROs ...
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard the contempt pleas against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairperson Imran Khan, former Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif and former chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry. Senior attorney Naseer Ahmed Kiyani who has filed the appeal ...
The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday fixed separate contempt of court petitions against former premier Nawaz Sharif, PTI Chairman Imran Khan and former chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry for hearing on April 4. Senior lawyer Naseer Ahmed Kayani has filed a petition against Imran Khan, accusing ...

The SC on Friday fixed separate contempt of court petitions against former premier Nawaz Sharif, PTI Chairman Imran Khan and former chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry for hearing on April 4. The petition against Imran Khan has been filed by senior lawyer Naseer Ahmed Kayani, accusing the PTI ...
As per the written order of the court, Mr Musharraf's counsel Akhtar Shah had raised the objection that Justice Afridi was a counsel for ex-chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry and had challenged the imposition of Nov 3, 2007 emergency. It is worth mentioning that the former military dictator is facing ...
In 2007, the then prime minister Shaukat Aziz had visited the SC to meet former chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry regarding the Pakistan Steel Mills case which had brought the judiciary and the executive on the warpath. Later, Iftikhar Chaudhry had visited the prime minister's house in February ...
LAHORE: Toeing in the footsteps of one of his predecessors Yousaf Raza Gilani, incumbent Pakistani Premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi became only the second head of government in the recent history when he decided to call on the sitting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court on Tuesday. Gilani had also met ...
This decision of Supreme Court was successfully presided by the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mr. Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry. Perhaps the first initiative taken by Pakistani Government to safeguard the transgender rights in Pakistan, I best hope that this will bring a true change in the mindsets of people as ...
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court's 2006 annulment of the sale of the Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) will again be the focus of attention when a nine-judge larger bench will take up on Tuesday a restoration application aimed at reviving a challenge to the verdict. Headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, the ...
Haqqani had left the country when former chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry was hearing the Memogate case against him and the court had formed a commission to probe charges against him. Later, the commission held him guilty in its findings but he never returned to Pakistan to face the ...
PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari termed elections 'ROs polls', accused former chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry of siding with the Sharifs to ensure the PML victory, Imran claimed that the ECP and caretaker government in Punjab were used to rig polls. Imran demanded a judicial commission to problem ...
PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari termed elections 'ROs polls', accused former chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry of siding with the Sharifs to ensure the PML victory, Imran claimed that the ECP and caretaker government in Punjab were used to rig polls. Imran demanded a judicial commission to problem ...
PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari termed elections 'ROs polls', accused former chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry of siding with the Sharifs to ensure the PML victory, Imran claimed that the ECP and caretaker government in Punjab were used to rig polls. Imran demanded a judicial commission to problem ...
It was only recently that Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry started using the contempt jurisdiction to force the executive to act according to law and came down heavily on corrupt and irregular practices. In quite a few cases judiciary-executive conflict was caused by differences on interpretation of the laws ...

On June 4, 2013, a nine-judge SC bench headed by then chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry had directed the then interior secretary to adopt legal measures ensuring the return of Mr Haqqani to Pakistan. The court had also hinted that it might adopt coercive measures in view of his continued refusal ...
ISLAMABAD: Former chief justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry said on Friday that the Supreme Court demonstrated immense patience in the case of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Nehal Hashmi. The apex court on Thursday announced its verdict in the contempt case of Senator ...
On Friday, former Lahore High Court judge Shabbar Raza Rizvi asked a seven-judge Supreme Court bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, why the then 14-judge bench, headed by former chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, had issued notices to former president Pervez Musharraf, ...
This day would always be remembered as defining moment for judiciary as a 13-member bench unanimously overturned Pervez Musharraf's decision to suspend then Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry.
HYDERABAD: Pakistan Justice and Democratic Party (PJDP) head and a former Supreme Court chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry on Saturday lashed out at ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif for resorting to running a smear campaign against the judiciary after being disqualified in the Panama ...
He also recalled that major bars like the PBC and SCBA had not hosted any farewell dinner for former chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry when he retired. But he hastened to add that a judge of the Supreme Court, the highest court of the country, was not fearful of anything and he could say anything ...
2007 Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf dismisses Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry over serious allegations. 2008 The UAE Government makes Arabic the official language in all federal departments. 2011 Space shuttle Discovery makes a final landing after 39 flights. 2013 Hundreds of ...
After the era of former CJP Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, it is for the first time that the apex court initiated contempt proceedings against parliamentarians. It will be interesting to see whether the use of contempt would uphold the dignity of courts. However, the use of contempt power by the SC had been ...
The fatal shooting was filmed by a cameraman and telecast on various TV channels, sparking a public backlash over the apparent brutality of trained paramilitary troops. Then chief justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry had taken a suo moto notice in this regard. Subsequently, both the Rangers ...
KARACHI: After a section of the media reported that five Rangers personnel convicted for killing a student in Karachi in 2011 were granted presidential pardon, the provincial government clarified on Sunday that a request had been sent to the President, but a pardon had not yet been granted. The young ...
The killing of the student, Sarfaraz Shah, had triggered an outcry, prompting the then chief justice of Pakistan, Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, to take suo motu notice. Subsequently, both the Rangers chief and the IG of police were removed on the order of the Supreme Court. The Rangers personnel ...
The killing of Sarfraz Shah had triggered public outcry, prompting the then chief justice of Pakistan, Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, to take suo moto notice in this regard. Subsequently, the both the Rangers chief and the Sindh IGP were removed over orders of the supreme court. In 2013, Rangers ...
The 3,500-case spike before the IHC, legal experts say, was mainly down to 'frivolous litigation' and service-related cases filed by bureaucrats. For instance, a petition against former chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry's bulletproof vehicle was thrown out and the petitioner, Riaz Hanif Rahi, was fined.
Bhutto's chief security officer Rehman Malik, a sitting senator, blamed the judicial system for delay in punishment to the killers. The former interior minister said Benazir Bhutto's assassins would long have met their fate, if Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry – the then chief justice – was sincere. Malik said the PPP ...
Shahzeb's murder in 2012 had prompted then chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry to take suo motu notice of the case, which had sparked outrage across the country as people questioned if the prime suspect — who belongs to the powerful Jatoi family — would ever be held accountable for their ...
The judges are trying to fix a broken system and 'keep the ship of the state afloat'. The question is: can the superior judiciary fix this corrupt, dysfunctional, incompetent and broken system via judicial activism? I don't think so. Former CJ Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry tried to fix this broken system but failed.
This day would always be remembered as defining moment for judiciary as a 13-member bench unanimously overturned Pervez Musharraf's decision to suspend then Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry.
HYDERABAD: Pakistan Justice and Democratic Party (PJDP) head and a former Supreme Court chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry on Saturday lashed out at ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif for resorting to running a smear campaign against the judiciary after being disqualified in the Panama ...
He also reminded the court that the SC had not objected when the case's challan was first submitted in the SC — after then chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry had taken suo motu notice of the case in 2012 — even though it had included terrorism clauses. Siddiqui argued that Shahzeb's murder had ...
On Friday, former Lahore High Court judge Shabbar Raza Rizvi asked a seven-judge Supreme Court bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, why the then 14-judge bench, headed by former chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, had issued notices to former president Pervez Musharraf, ...
On Friday, former Lahore High Court judge Shabbar Raza Rizvi asked a seven-judge Supreme Court bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, why the then 14-judge bench, headed by former chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, had issued notices to former president Pervez Musharraf, ...
Shahzeb's murder in 2012 had prompted then chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry to take suo motu notice of the case, which had sparked outrage across the country as people questioned if the prime suspect — who belongs to the powerful Jatoi family — would ever be held accountable for their ...
The judges are trying to fix a broken system and 'keep the ship of the state afloat'. The question is: can the superior judiciary fix this corrupt, dysfunctional, incompetent and broken system via judicial activism? I don't think so. Former CJ Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry tried to fix this broken system but failed.
This day would always be remembered as defining moment for judiciary as a 13-member bench unanimously overturned Pervez Musharraf's decision to suspend then Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry.
HYDERABAD: Former chief justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry has urged people to reject corrupt politicians in the upcoming general elections. Speaking at a reception hosted by the Hyderabad District Bar Association on Saturday, Chaudhry warned that if the door is not closed on corrupt ...
ISLAMABAD: Leaders from across the political spectrum on Sunday unanimously called on state institutions, including the military and the judiciary, to stay out of politics and allow democracy to take root in the country. The rare gathering of key leaders from the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), ...
... OGRA, Pakistan Steel Mills, NATO container case, the ephedrine quota case involving Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gillani's son Ali Musa Gillani, mediagate scandal involving the son of the Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry, and NICL involving the politician Makhdoom Amin Fahim and his family.
... especially during the time when former chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry was heading the JC and recommended over 120 judges in ...
When the presidential reference against chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry was filed on March 9, 2007, Iqbal served as the acting CJP ...
... including the case of suspension of fellow Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry and the missing persons' case in 2012.
In June 2011, then chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry had taken suo motu notice of Ms Odho's release despite recovery of two bottles of ...
The movement for the restoration of Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry and his fellow judges of the Supreme Court, culminating in restoration in ...
The irony is unmistakable: rewind to March 15, 2009 when Mian Nawaz Sharif defied house arrest orders to lead a rally to restore the then Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry. As his convoy moved through Lahore, thousands lined up on the street and more waved at him from their ...


 

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