FBR’s Track & Trace system crucial to check mass tax evasion: PM Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday terming FBR’s automated Track & Trace system crucial to check mass tax evasion directed the Law Minister to work on getting vacated the stay order by the Sindh High Court. Chairing a meeting of the federal cabinet here, the Prime Minister asked Barrister Farogh Naseem to “convince the Sindh… Continue reading FBR’s Track & Trace system crucial to check mass tax evasion: PM Khan

Can a civil judge issue warrants to arrest an assistant commissioner?

Lahore High Court Chief Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan on Thursday directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to take action against persons involved in anti-judiciary propaganda on YouTube and elsewhere. The CJ was hearing a petition against a strike/protest observed by public servants in support of the former assistant commissioner of Sahiwal who was got handcuffed… Continue reading Can a civil judge issue warrants to arrest an assistant commissioner?

US ‘stands ready’ to try militant behind Daniel Pearl murder

The US Attorney General said Tuesday the United States “stands ready” to try a militant convicted of murdering American journalist Daniel Pearl whose release was ordered by a Pakistani court. The decision by Sindh High Court to release the accused comes months after it sparked outrage for overturning the murder conviction and death sentence of… Continue reading US ‘stands ready’ to try militant behind Daniel Pearl murder

Who will answer for Karachi in the eternal court?

I had to travel to Karachi at the start of last week, for a few cases fixed before the honourable Sindh High Court. On Wednesday, as I was scheduled to fly back to Lahore, the floodgates of the sky opened, pouring unprecedented rain on this ill-prepared city. And, as we know from the immortal words… Continue reading Who will answer for Karachi in the eternal court?

SC overturns SHC order declaring Sugar Commission Report null and void

Supreme Court (SC) has suspended Sindh High Court (SHC) decision on nullifying Sugar Commission Report (SCR) besides admitting federation appeal plea for hearing. The court has issued notices to owners of sugar mills and sought reply from them. Federation appeal plea against SHC verdict regarding nullification of SCR came up; for hearing before SC bench… Continue reading SC overturns SHC order declaring Sugar Commission Report null and void