The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday issued notice to the Lahore deputy commissioner (DC) and city police for March 7 (tomorrow) on a petition challenging the denial of permission to hold the Aurat March on International Women’s Day.
Political parties must consider a constitutional amendment that envisages a separate chapter on local governments, determining their guiding principles, according to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan's national conference report on local government.
KP Bar Council has demanded early convening of the Judicial Commission to consider the elevation of PHC senior-most judges to the Supreme Court ahead of their retirement as it mounts a protest campaign against the non-elevation of judges from the province.
There is still no clarity on whether polls in KP&Punjab will be held within 90 days as govt&opposition bicker over the SC 3-2 verdict on Wednesday that ruled provincial polls be held within the constitutional timeframe.
The minority community demand dual-voting rights to allow them to directly elect their representatives on reserved seats, but activists point out it would mark the return of the separate electorate system.
Former judge Justice (retd) Nasira Javed Iqbal criticizes PTI's Jail Bharo Tehreek, stating that the party leader is encouraging others to get arrested but getting bail himself. She has refused to seek bail for her son, Walid Iqbal, who had courted arrest in Lahore.
On a suo motu on the Punjab&KP poll dates, the SC has issued notices to President, both governors, ECP, and provincial AGs for Feb 27.
Sabahat Rizvi is vying for the post of Secretary LHCBA even though no woman has been elected as secretary in 150 year history of LHCBA! Sabahat is hopeful though that she will shatter the glass ceiling
In another sedition case against opposition parliamentarians, FIA has charged ex-finance minister Shaukat Tarin with allegedly attempting to “derail a deal” with the IMF based on his leaked audio conversation with then Punjab and KP finance ministers.
Federal cabinet establishes committee to evaluate Criminal Laws Amendment Bill 2023 proposing imprisonment for insults to army & judiciary. Bill faces opposition & concern over misuse. SAPM on Legal Reforms, Irfan Qadir, speaks out against such laws.