LHC adjourns treason case as petitioner’s lawyer skips hearing again

LHC adjourns treason case as petitioner’s lawyer skips hearing againLAHORE: A Lahore High Court full bench adjourned the hearing of a petition seeking treason proceedings against two former prime ministers — Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi — and Cyril Almeida, a Dawn staffer, as counsel for the petitioner remained absent for the second consecutive hearing. As soon as the bench, headed by Justice […]

Senate body finds clauses in journalists’ security bill irrelevant

By: IKRAM JUNAIDI ISLAMABAD: Four years after the submission of a draft of “the journalists’ protection and welfare bill”, members of the Senate’s sub-committee on information, broadcasting and national heritage … Read More

Media commission case: ‘Judiciary, army cannot be criticised despite freedom of expression’

Media commission case: ‘Judiciary, army cannot be criticised despite freedom of expression’ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court observed on Thursday that million of rupees are beings spent on the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) but their details are not being furnished in the court. A 2-member bench of the apex court presided over by Justice Jawwad S Khawaja took up the media commission case for hearing. During […]

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Imran’s allegations against journalists: Facts or fiction?

I wish Imran Khan would have gone through the petition 105/2012 filed in the Supreme Court (SC) by two senior journalists, Hamid Mir and Absar Alam, before accusing journalists, anchors … Read More

As SC has given the order, what reason do cable operators have for not showing Geo, asks SHC

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday observed that the Supreme Court had given an order to cable operators and the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to ensure … Read More