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petitioner

A person who files a complaint in an equity court, such as a divorce court, or who requests relief from an administrative body.In many states,all persons who initiate lawsuits are now called plaintiffs.

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This is the context in which we have to put the petition posted last week which urged the US government to purchase Taiwan.
She said the tribunal had also concluded the petition filed against INEC's return of the Sen.
A three-member bench of the apex court led by Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed reviewed the petition filed against Syed Murad Ali Shah and issued the chief minister a notice to appear before the court.
Last July 19, the IBP decided to withdraw the writ of kalikasan petition after Solicitor General Jose Calida accused it of defrauding the fishermen included in the petition.
KARACHI -- Supreme Court's Karachi Registry on Wednesday threw out the petition filed by non-teaching staff, who were recruited during the education ministry of Pir Mazhar-ul-Haq, against non-issuance of their salaries in education department.
KARACHI -- Supreme Court's Karachi Registry on Wednesday threw out the petition filed by nonteaching staff, who were recruited during the education ministry of Pir Mazhar-ul-Haq, against non-issuance of their salaries in education department.
" If he was only a baby when the petition was filed, how could he have aged out?
Lahore -- The Lahore High Court on Monday set a disqualification petition against Prime Minister Imran Khan for hearing for next week.
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday set a disqualification petition against Prime Minister Imran Khan for hearing for next week.
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court on Monday returned the Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) petition against bail of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz Leader Hanif Abbasi with objections.
The Supreme Court of Pakistan will hear former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's petition seeking an extension in the bail granted to him on medical grounds today.
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court of Pakistan will hear on May 3 former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's petition seeking an extension in the bail granted to him on medical grounds.