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Lawyers exercise right of vote to elect SCBA’s new body

ISLAMABAD: The members of Supreme Court Bar are exercising their right to vote on Wednesday (today) in the ongoing election of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA)  to elect its new body for 2018-19. A total of 3,047 voters across the country cast their votes to elect the 22-member body. Ali Ahmed Kurd, the candidate fielded by Asma Jahangir Group contesting for the SCBA's President slot against Haimd Khan group's candidate, Amanullah Kanrani. Kurd, who was a leader of the lawyers’ movement for restoration of…

SCBA Housing Society- CJP required report on land acquisition within six weeks

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar ordered on Thursday for a comprehensive detailed report over the land acquisition for the Supreme Court Bar Association Housing Society (SCBAHS) within six weeks. The apex court’s Lahore Registry consisting of four-member bench, perceived the case, headed by Chief Justice Nisar, which was related to the construction issues of the housing society for legal community. Throughout the court proceedings, the CJP inquired about the evolution in attaining land for the housing…

SCBA demands resignation of Nisar, Sanaullah

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court Bar Association on Thursday called for the immediate resignation of Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah. Secretary SCBA said that the law and order situation across the country particularly in Punjab is out of control and it is imperative that both  should resign over the increasing terror incidents. The SCBA also condemned the blast in the upscale Defence area of Lahore in which eight people lost their lives and dozens others were injured, and…