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Ex-CJ Rana Bhagwandas front-runner for Pakistan`s CEC post

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 22:35

Pakistan`s former acting Chief Justice Rana Bhagwandas from the minority Hindu community emerged as the front-runner for the post of chief election commissioner.

Pakistan`s ex-CJ seeks foolproof security

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 20:38

Former Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry has sought foolproof security and a bulletproof vehicle, saying he is facing threats to his life.

Pakistan CJ steps down after longest term in country`s history

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 18:10

Pakistan`s assertive and controversial Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry on Wednesday bid farewell to his office after the longest term at the helm of the Supreme Court in the country`s history.

Pakistan SC directs govt to produce detainees in 7 days

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 19:31

Ordering the government to produce 35 "missing persons" before it in seven days, Pakistan`s Supreme Court on Tuesday declared as illegal the secret detention of any individual by the Army.

Pakistan SC forces authorities to produce 14 `missing persons`

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 22:45

After repeated warnings from Supreme Court, Pakistani authorities produced 14 men who had been detained without charge by security agencies and six of them were identified by their families.

Pakistan SC receives names of judges for Musharraf`s treason trial

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 20:24

Pakistan`s Supreme Court on Tuesday received names of five judges from the superior judiciary for conducting the trial of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on charges of high treason.

Judicial system has taken roots in Pakistan: Chief Justice

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 15:41

Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry, set to retire next month, has said Pakistan`s judicial system has taken roots and cannot be influenced even after his retirement.

India-born Mamnoon Hussain sworn in as Pakistan`s new President

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 19:16

India-born Mamnoon Hussain, a close aide of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, was today sworn in as the President of Pakistan, marking the culmination of the country’s first democratic transition.

Imran Khan seeks dismissal of contempt notice

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 17:40

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Tuesday sought dismissal of a contempt notice issued to him by Pakistan`s Supreme Court, saying he had not committed contempt or spread hatred against judges.

Petition seeking extension for CJ filed in Pak court

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 16:31

The Chief Justice, who has doggedly pursued cases of corruption, is set to retire on December 12.

Pak`s CJ takes suo motu notice of illegal CNG licences

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 02, 2013, 15:36

Pakistan`s Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry has taken suo motu notice of reports of alleged wrongdoing in issuing CNG station licences during the tenure of former premiers Yousuf Raza Gilani and Raja Pervez Ashraf.

Pakistan PM asks SC to form panel to probe graft in power projects

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 23:56

Over accusations that government is trying to influence probe into corruption in setting up of power projects, PM Raja Pervez Ashraf asked Pakistan`s Supreme Court to form an independent commission.