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Judge sacked by Musharraf to return  Responding to massive protests, the government through executive order will restore the seat of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry Three top judges return Thousands march for fired judges Fired judges getting jobs back  Former Prime Minister Sharif said that the ruling coalition on May 12 will reinstate judges who were ousted by President Musharraf last year   Court upholds Musharraf election  Pakistan's new Supreme Court has dismissed the final legal challenge to the recent re-election of President Musharraf Anti-Musharraf petitions rejected  The Supreme Court, packed with judges appointed in recent days by Musharraf, dismissed 5 major petitions contesting the validity of his re-e...   Musharraf wins ruling on army role
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Politicians lose amnesty  Supreme Court declared on that an amnesty that had protected politicians, including President Zardari, was unconstitutional Row over Afghan wife-starving law  A bill allowing a husband to starve his wife if she refuses to have sex has been published in the official gazette and become law Judge Chaudhry regains top post
Indians have right to privacy, court says  India's Supreme Court says citizens have a fundamental right to privacy, in a landmark ruling Nepal's first female chief justice faces impeachment  Sushila Karki has been suspended after the two largest parties in the ruling coalition filed an impeachment motion against her   Taj Mahal: India monument 'not a Hindu temple'   India's government has refuted claims by a group of lawyers that the Taj Mahal monument was a Hindu temple India's Supreme Court declares homosexual sex illegal   Sex between consenting homosexual partners is once again illegal in India after the country's Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling India lower house approves food bill  India's lower house of parliament has passed a controversial Food Security Bill that aims to provide subsidised food to two-thirds of the po... Bangladesh protests spark law change  Parliament has amended a law which will allow the state to appeal against the life sentence of an Islamist party leader India president backs rape laws  Pranab Mukherjee has approved harsher punishment for rapists, including the death penalty, after the gang rape of a student India urged to reform rape trials  A commission set up to suggest reforms to India's rape laws after last month's gang rape of a student has called for faster trials Minister: Name Delhi rape law after victim  An Indian minister has called on the authorities to reveal the name of the gang-rape victim so that a new anti-rape law can be named after h... Pakistani court gives spy agency ultimatum  Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) could face an unprecedented challenge from the nation's high court a lawyer representing victims urged contempt... Verdict divides India holy site Map of Ayodhya India

year 2017 Top ^

Aug.23   New Delhi
Apr.30   Nepal

year 2015 Top ^

Nov.30   India

year 2013 Top ^

Dec.11   New Delhi
Aug.26   New Delhi
Feb.17   Bangladesh
Feb.3   New Delhi
Jan.23   New Delhi
Jan.1   New Delhi

year 2012 Top ^

Feb.10   Pakistan

year 2010 Top ^

Sep.30   India
  A court has said that a disputed holy site in Ayodhya should be split between Hindus and Muslims, but both sides plan to appeal.    Judges gave control of the main disputed section to Hindus....

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.16   Pakistan
Aug.16   Afghanistan
Mar.21   Pakistan
  Sacked Supreme Court chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry has formally returned to his post following months of mass protests

Mar.15   Pakistan

year 2008 Top ^

Sep.5   Pakistan
Jun.13   Pakistan
May.2   Pakistan

year 2007 Top ^

Nov.22   Pakistan
Nov.19   Pakistan
Sep.28   Pakistan
  Supreme Court dismissed legal challenges to President's bid for a new five-year term
Jul.20   Pakistan Supreme Court reinstates top judge
  Court reinstated Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry, dealing a political blow to President Gen. Pervez Musharraf
Mar.19   Pakistan Judges quit in furore  7 judges resigned over government moves to sack the country's chief judge, and the leader of an opposition called for more protests Mar.12   Pakistan   Country's top judge suspended
  Lawyers protest against Musharraf. They have boycotted courts across Pakistan in protest at President's

year 2006 Top ^

Nov.15   Pakistan Pakistan votes to amend rape laws
  The national assembly has voted to amend the strict Sharia laws on rape and adultery

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B. 2017-08-23 Indians have right to privacy, court says New Delhi
C. 2017-04-30 Nepal's first female chief justice faces impeachment Nepal
D. 2015-11-30 Taj Mahal: India monument 'not a Hindu temple' Taj Mahal, India
E. 2013-12-11 India's Supreme Court declares homosexual sex illegal New Delhi
F. 2013-08-26 India lower house approves food bill New Delhi
2013-02-17 Bangladesh protests spark law change Bangladesh
7. 2013-02-03 India president backs rape laws New Delhi
8. 2013-01-23 India urged to reform rape trials New Delhi
9. 2013-01-01 Minister: Name Delhi rape law after victim New Delhi

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