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Pemra action against private TV anchor sought

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RAWALPINDI: Condemning objectionable remarks and false allegations levelled against superior courts and judges by an anchor of a private TV channel Mubashir Lucman, the Rawalpindi High Court Bar Association (RHCBA) has demanded of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to take a legal action against him forthwith. This demand was made during an emergency […]

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Do not force court to probe assets: Justice Siddiqui

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ISLAMABAD: Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) while hearing a writ petition against defamatory programmes against the judiciary by ARY News channel observed Tuesday that the media was supposed to spread morality among the general masses and spreading of hatred was of no benefit. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ARY Television […]

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SC asks ARY CEO, Mubasher Lucman to furnish replies in one week

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court warned the chief executive officer and an anchorperson of a private television network on Monday of closing their defence in a contempt case if they again failed to submit their explanations for having aired a defamatory and scandalous talk show against the judiciary. CEO Salman Iqbal and anchorperson Mubashir Lucman of […]

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Court orders Pemra to cancel licences of defiant cable operators

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ISLAMABAD: Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to ensure the restoration of Geo TV broadcasts in all parts of the country. The IHC judge said if any cable operator was found violating the directions of the court or Pemra, immediate action […]

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SC suspends restraining order against TV anchor

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court allowed on Thursday a television anchor to resume hosting talk shows temporarily by suspending an Islamabad High Court (IHC) order which had restrained him from appearing on any news channel. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk suspended the high court’s order when senior counsel Irfan Qadir representing Mubasher Lucman of […]

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TV anchor’s plea: arrest warrants issued

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LAHORE: An additional district and sessions judge Thursday issued arrest warrants for the owners of Jang Group and Geo News for non-appearance before the court. The court issued this order on a private complaint of Mubashir Lucman. Court issued several notices to them to appear before the court; however they did not comply with the […]

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IHC orders TV anchor off the air

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC), on Wednesday, taking notice of a series of programmes where allegations were levelled against a judge of the Supreme Court, restrained talk show host Mubasher Lucman from appearing on any channel. IHC Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui passed the restraining order on a petition filed by the Shuhada Foundation through […]

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Protest against Geo closure continues

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LAHORE: Demonstrations against the suspension of the Geo News by the Pervez Rathore-led Pemra continued in which a large number of people from different segments of the society including civil society, religious and political parties and representatives of labour unions and journalists participated. The protesters said the government backed-Pemra had punished the Geo News unheard […]

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Lawyers condemn private channel for disgracing judiciary

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KASUR: The lawyers’ community on Saturday condemned the ARY TV channel and its anchor Mubashir Lucman for degrading the judiciary by ridiculing ex-chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry. Lawyers, including Sharif Sodhal, Naveed A Malik, Naseem Hyat Ansari, MM Tariq, Sahibzada Nasir Mahmood, Mehr Muhummad Nadeem, Munir Ahmad Bhatti, Muhammad Sohail Azam, held an emergency meeting […]

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Geo blasphemy row engulfs ARY anchors, singer & poet

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday issued notices to information secretary, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) chairman, ARY chief executive, anchors Mubashir Lucman, Nida Yasir, Shaista Lodhi, Amjad Sabri qawwal, poet Aqeel Mohsin Naqvi, the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) and Cable Operators Association of Pakistan chairman in connection with the Geo […]

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LHC rubbishes treason charges against Geo, Jang Group

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has ruled that allegations of high treason against Geo and the Jang group’s owners are baseless and without any authenticated material. Justice Ijazul Ahsan ruled this while issuing a detailed judgment on a petition moved by Mubashar Lucman seeking initiation of high treason proceedings against the owners of the Jang […]

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Shuhada Foundation moves court against TV channel

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ISLAMABAD: The Shuhada Foundation of Pakistan Trust (SFPT) of Lal Masjid has filed an application with the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against private TV channel ARY for what it called breaking a false news through its bureau chief on Monday in which it was claimed that one Hafiz Ehtisham of SFPT had claimed responsibility for […]

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SHC gives channel two weeks in contempt case

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court, in a case filed by the JS Bank against a private television channel (ARY) and regarding Rs5 billion compensation, ordered the respondent-contemnors to file their affidavits within two weeks. Justice Mohammed Shafi Siddiqi of the SHC heard the case and adjourned it until March 18.The petitioner, citing ARY, Mubashir and […]

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Abuse can’t be allowed in name of freedom of expression: LHC

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday remarked that no one could be allowed to abuse anyone in the name of freedom of expression or fundamental rights. Justice Khalid Mehmood Khan made these remarks while hearing a petition against the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to stop a private TV channel from broadcasting […]

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