Former Pakistan CJ slaps Rs 20 billion defamation suit on Imran Khan

Pakistan`s former chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Thursday served a Rs 20 billion defamation notice to cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan.

Court tells Pakistan govt to give bulletproof car to former CJ

A Pakistani court directed the government to provide a bulletproof car to former Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry, saying even those who violated the Constitution were being given foolproof security.

Bad people gain if good don`t vote, says Pakistan poll chief

"When good people do not vote, bad people benefit," said Chief Election Commissioner Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim after casting his vote Saturday.

Pak SC strips Rehman Malik, predecessors of `unlimited perks`

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has stripped former interior minister Rehman Malik and his predecessors of unlimited perks and privileges.

`Courageous` should initiate proceedings against Musharraf: Pak CJ

The Chief Justice of Pakistan has said that courageous individuals should come forward and initiate proceedings against Pervez Musharraf.

Pak SC refuses to take action against Musharraf

The SC of Pakistan has refused to take direct action against Pervez Musharraf over Dr Mubashir Hassan`s plea seeking his disqualification from upcoming polls.

Pak investigator probing PM graft case found dead

A senior Pakistani investigator probing graft charges involving Premier Raja Pervez Ashraf was found dead in mysterious circumstances at his official accommodation here on Friday, with his relatives alleging that he may have been murdered.

Democracy only option for country: Pak Chief Justice

The Chief Justice of Pakistan has said that there is no place for any other system in the country other than democracy.

Pak flight with CJ on board aborts take-off after fault

The flight, which was bound for Islamabad, was on the runway at 4 pm when the engine developed a fault, PIA officials said.

Pak: Top judge earns Rs 8.9 million annual salary

Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry is earning a staggering 8.9 million rupees per year, according to the details produced in Senate.

Pak CJ son`s case: SC halts NAB probe; orders new probe

A two-judge bench directed the NAB to stop its investigation into allegations against Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry`s son Arsalan Iftikhar.

Pakistan: Is PPP ready to sacrifice another PM?

The Pakistan government appears to be in no mood to back down in its standoff with the judiciary.

`Pak could do without electing yet another PM`

Pakistan`s SC has struck down government`s new contempt law, aimed to prevent the PM being pressured to revive graft cases against President.

Pak SC judge now admits parliamentary proceedings can`t be challenged

Justice Jawad S Khawaja of the Pakistan Supreme Court has said that parliamentary proceedings could not be challenged in any court of law.

`New contempt law can lead to anarchy in Pakistan`

The new contempt law that grants immunity to public functionaries against contempt of court can result in anarchy, said Asma Jahangir.

Pak SC declares ISI political cell `null and void’

The Pakistan Supreme Court has declared the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI)``s notorious political cell, if it did, or does, exist, as illegal.

Pak SC’s notice to PM Ashraf over contempt law

A petition pleaded that the contempt of court law was contrary to the Constitution and aimed at benefiting a few elites.

Pak: SC seeks ISI`s political cell notification

Pakistan’s Supreme Court has asked the Defence Ministry to submit the notification under which ISI`s political cell was created in 1975.

`A convicted person is representing 180 mn Pakistanis`

Pakistan`s Chief Justice heard the petitions filed against National Assembly Speaker`s ruling in the contempt case against Gilani.

Gilani ‘can perform Pak PM role even as prisoner’

The political turmoil around Yousuf Raza Gilani`s conviction in the contempt case took a humorous turn on Friday.