Tag Archives: Supreme Court of Pakistan

Tassaduq Hussain Jillani sworn in as CJ Pakistan

Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani took oath on Thursday as Pakistan’s 21st Chief Justice, succeeding Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, the man responsible for military dictator General Pervez Musharraf’s downfall. President Mamnoon Hussain will administer oath to Jillani at a ceremony to be held at the Presidency. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, former Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudry, Chief Justice Federal Sharia Court ... Read More »

Rental Power Case: Pakistan Supreme Court orders arrest of prime minister

Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ordered the arrest of the prime minister in connection with a corruption case linked to power projects, television channels reported, plunging the country into fresh political turmoil. The surprise move came as a populist cleric, who is believed to be backed by the military, demanded the resignation of the government in protests attended by thousands of ... Read More »

NRO implementation case: SC gives PM Ashraf time till Sep 18

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has appeared before the Supreme Court today in the contempt of court case regarding the implementation of National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) as decided by the coalition partners Sunday. The court has also directed the prime minister to appear in person before a five-judge bench on next hearing. The five-member bench of the apex court headed ... Read More »