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Islamabad bar pleads SC to become party in case

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ISLAMABAD: To present its stance with reference to anti-judiciary campaign of ARY channel, District Bar Association (DBA) Islamabad has filed a petition in the Supreme Court (SC) for being a party in Case no. 48/2014 regarding Independent Media Corporation Pvt Ltd (Jang, Geo Group). Advocate Syed Nayyab Hassan Gardezi has filed this miscellaneous petition in […]

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SC seeks report from AGs in Geo case

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought a detailed report from the advocates general of the four provinces regarding the registration of cases against Geo network, and adjourned the hearing till June 25. A three-member bench headed by Justice Jawwad S Khawaja heard the petition filed by the Geo network in which it prayed for […]

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IHC hints at commission to investigate ‘illegal gains’ made by TV anchors

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ISLAMABAD: The petition seeking action against ARY News anchor Mubasher Lucman over his alleged contemptuous campaign against judiciary may ensnare a number of television show hosts as the Islamabad High Court (IHC) has hinted at setting up of a commission to investigate the “illegal and unfair gains” made by them. Towards the end of a […]

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SC judge vows to remain neutral in controversial TV show case

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ISLAMABAD: A judge of the Supreme Court vowed on Tuesday to hear dispassionately and independently the matter of an allegedly defamatory TV show aired by a private TV channel, even if the case involved a fellow judge. “We will not be driven by emotions, even if the case involves a brother judge,” Justice Ijaz Ahmed […]

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SC likely to take up TV programme case tomorrow

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ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Tassaduq Hussain Jillani on Saturday constituted a three-member bench to hear the matter of an allegedly contemptuous programme aired by ARY News. The bench, consisting of Justice Ejaz Afzal, Justice Ejaz Ahmed Chaudhry and Justice Musheer Alam, is expected to take up the matter on Monday. Justice Jawwad […]

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SC irked by misreporting of its proceedings

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ISLAMABAD: A statement attributed to a Supreme Court judge in a section of the press dominated Wednesday’s hearing initiated on defamatory and objectionable banners placed against him in different places of the capital. A two-judge bench headed by Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja asked Attorney General Salman Aslam Butt to take up with the government the […]

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SC judge unmoved by ‘smear campaign’ in Geo case

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ISLAMABAD: “Honour and shame is in the hands of Allah Almighty; I am under no pressure and no-one can disgrace me,” said Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja on Friday as he took up a petition filed by Geo TV. The Supreme Court judge’s observations came after Advocate Taufiq Asif told him that banners that were critical […]

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Justice Khawaja’s wife moves Pemra against channel

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ISLAMABAD: Khawaja Asif Mahmood, advocate of the Supreme Court, on Tuesday filed a complaint with the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) against a TV programme aired on May 29, 2014 on ARY News as the anchor alleged that Supreme Court judge, Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, used his official position to sell the property of […]

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Money given to media houses, journalists: SC likely to order making list public

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court is likely to issue an order on Monday for making public a list of media houses and journalists who had received government money in the name of national security after it is testified by the information ministry to be a true document. A two-judge bench comprising Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja and […]

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