Tag: Petition

Man files petition against Ehd-e-Wafa, asks court to halt episodes

A man, identified as Zeeshan has moved Lahore’s high court and filed a petition against the popular drama serial ‘Ehd-e-Wafa’. Petitioner has claimed that the drama has negatively portrayed politicians and media personnel. He said that the roles being portrayed in the drama painted a negative image of Pakistan internationally. He has also requested to halt the episodes of drama from airing. The case has been taken up by the court. 

Ali Zafar files petition against Meesha Shafi’s defamation suit

Singer Ali Zafar has filed another petition in the Lahore sessions court seeking to have singer Meesha Shafi’s petition against him thrown out. In his petition, Zafar says Shafi filed a retaliatory defamation case against him, but the case against her is still being heard. He wants the court to order the hearings of her petition to be stopped. After hearing the arguments, the court reserved its verdict.

Medical college admissions halted as Lahore student approaches court

The Lahore High Court has ordered a stay order on the ongoing admissions of private medical colleges. A petition was filed against the Punjab government’s new policy for admissions. A student, Afan Ahmed, who passed with 82% marks on the admission test has said that he was given admission in his third priority college. 

Petition against Zindagi Tamasha screening withdrawn

A petition filed against the screening of Sarmad Khoosat’s film Zindagi Tamasha was withdrawn on Thursday. The petition was filed on Monday by a man named Chaudhry Qadeer Ahmed. He claimed that the film hurt religious sentiment and violated Pemra’s rules and it should not be released in Pakistan. The court remarked how can the petitioner comment on something that no one has seen it as the film is not released yet. 

Petition against airing Meray Paas Tum Ho finale dismissed

The last episode of the hit TV show Meray Paas Tum Ho is set to air without any hurdles on Saturday night after a civil court in Lahore dismissed a petition against the screening of the finale. After statements and documents from representatives from the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority and ARY Digital were examined, the show received clearance from the censor board of Punjab to screen in cinemas proving that there was nothing inappropriate in it 

Pervez Musharraf files petition against death sentence

Former military dictator General Pervez Musharraf has filed a petition against his death sentence for suspending the country’s Constitution on November 3, 2017. His lawyer, Advocate Azhar Siddique, filed on Friday a review plea in the Lahore High Court. In his 86-page petition, Musharraf has raised objections against the paragraph 66 of the written order and it also claims  that Musharraf wasn’t given a chance to present his stance in the case.