Pakistan court to try Sharif, Zardari, others for money transfer

The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday decided to start ex-parte proceedings against 61 politicians, including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and former president Asif Ali Zardari, in a case against alleged illegal transfer of assets to foreign countries.

Lahore HC dismisses petition to void 2013 Pak General Elections

The Lahore High Court has reportedly dismissed a petition calling for the voiding of the 2013 General Elections in Pakistan.

Pakistan court aids family of girl cricketer who killed herself

A Pakistani court on Tuesday rebuked the police for harassing the family of a young girl cricketer who allegedly committed suicide after the head of a government cricket club demanded sexual favours from her to get her selected in the national team.

Pakistan athletes allowed to compete in CWG by Lahore court

Pakistani athletes heaved a sigh of relief after the Lahore High Court today allowed them to take part in the Commonwealth Games, which begin next week in Glasgow, Scotland.

`JuD chief Hafiz Saeed claims India deploying troops in Afghanistan to target Pak`

Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has once again targeted India and alleged that the Indian government has sent troops in Afghanistan after the departure of US forces, as per news reports on Saturday.

LeT founder Hafiz Saeed spews venom against India, America in Lahore HC

Just days after his organisation was declared a terror outfit by the US, Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed, who orchestrated the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, addressed a seminar at the Lahore High Court spewing venom on India and America.

Five more arrested in Pakistan`s dishonour killing case

Police on Monday arrested five more suspects in connection with the murder of a 25-year-old pregnant Pakistani woman who was brutally stoned to death for marrying the man of her choice, taking the total number of those taken into custody over the killing to 10.

US denounces `heinous` murder of Pakistani woman

The United States Thursday condemned the "heinous" killing of a pregnant Pakistani woman beaten to death outside a courthouse, and called for her murderers to be swiftly tried.

Plea filed in Pakistan to bring Bhagat Singh`s trial record from India

A petition has been filed in a court in Pakistan pleading to bring back the trial record of legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh from India which is required to reopen his case here.

Girl`s nose chopped off for refusing marriage proposal

A labourer`s daughter`s nose was chopped off by influential landlords in Pakistan`s Punjab province as she refused a marriage proposal.

Pakistan-origin UK man appeals against blasphemy death sentence

Blasphemy is an extremely sensitive issue in Islamic Pakistan and insulting the Prophet Mohammed can carry the death penalty.

Pakistani men convicted of spying seek leniency

Two Pakistani men convicted of spying have petitioned a court to include the time they spent in detention in their prison term.

Hafiz Saeed withdraws petition in Lahore High Court

Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed withdrew his petition challenging a ban on his organisation collecting hides of animals sacrificed during Eid-ul-Azha.

Pakistani judge seeks larger bench to hear case on YouTube ban

A Pakistani judge on Thursday requested the Chief Justice of Lahore High Court to constitute a larger bench to hear a petition challenging the government`s ban on YouTube.

Pakistani court seeks govt response on YouTube ban

A Pakistani court ordered the federal Information Technology Minister to present the government`s clear response to a petition challenging the ban on YouTube.

Petitions seek stay of Pakistan`s presidential poll

With a fortnight to go for Pakistan`s presidential election, a couple of petitions have been filed in a court seeking a stay of the polls.

Sarabjit probe: Pak tribunal records statements of witnesses

A Pakistani inquiry tribunal probing the murder of Indian national Sarabjit Singh has recorded the statements of 10 witnesses.

Pakistan elections 2013: Court allows former PM Ashraf to contest polls

A Pakistani court on Monday allowed former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf to contest May 11 polls, striking down a disqualification order by an election tribunal, his lawyer said.

Plea to declare Bhagat Singh innocent in Pak court

A petition has come up before the Lahore High Court calling for reopening the case of freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, who was hanged in 1930, and legally declaring him innocent.

Legal help to Hafiz Saeed would strengthen Indian allegations, Lahore HC told

Amicus Curie of the high court Advocate Ahmer Bilal Soofi argued that the state could interfere only when a citizen is arrested in a foreign country.