Pervez Musharraf

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After bizarre 'hang Musharraf's body' ruling, Pakistan wants judge sacked

20 Dec 2019

After bizarre 'hang Musharraf's body' ruling, Pakistan wants judge sacked

The Pakistan government on Thursday said that it will seek to remove the "mentally unfit" judge who sentenced Pervez Musharraf, the country's former President, to death.

Pakistani court sentences former President Pervez Musharraf to death

17 Dec 2019

Pakistani court sentences former President Pervez Musharraf to death

Pervez Musharraf, the former President of Pakistan, was on Tuesday handed over a death sentence in a high-treason case.

Joining US' terror-war was Pakistan's "biggest blunder", feels Imran Khan

24 Sep 2019

Joining US' terror-war was Pakistan's "biggest blunder", feels Imran Khan

When the United States went all out against the Taliban in the aftermath of the attack on twin towers on September 11, 2001, Pakistan should have stayed out of it, opined the country's Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Mika fights with journalist when questioned over his Pakistan performance

22 Aug 2019

Mika fights with journalist when questioned over his Pakistan performance

On Wednesday, singer Mika Singh got engaged in a verbal duel with a journalist who raised questions on his performance in Pakistan, earlier this month.

Salman will be banned if he performs with Mika: FWICE

20 Aug 2019

Salman will be banned if he performs with Mika: FWICE

Federation of Western India Cine Employees association (FWICE), which recently banned Mika Singh for singing at a wedding in Karachi, has now warned Salman Khan against performing with the singer.

Mika Singh banned from film industry post performance in Pakistan

14 Aug 2019

Mika Singh banned from film industry post performance in Pakistan

The All India Cine Workers Association (AICWA) banned popular singer Mika Singh yesterday from the Indian film industry, over his performance at a wedding function in Karachi, Pakistan, at a time when India-Pakistan relations are abysmal.

Karachi: Mika performs at wedding of Musharraf's relative, invites criticism

12 Aug 2019

Karachi: Mika performs at wedding of Musharraf's relative, invites criticism

Amid strained India-Pakistan ties, a performance by Bollywood singer Mika Singh at a wedding in Karachi has sparked a controversy.

Masood Azhar is alive: Pakistani media rejects death rumors

04 Mar 2019

Masood Azhar is alive: Pakistani media rejects death rumors

Rejecting widespread rumors about his death, a Pakistani news portal confirmed on Sunday that Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar is alive.

Islamabad HC seeks Musharraf's travel itinerary, asks him to return

20 Nov 2018

Islamabad HC seeks Musharraf's travel itinerary, asks him to return

It would be "good" for Pervez Musharraf if he returns to Pakistan to face the high treason trial, the Islamabad High Court has observed as it directed his lawyer to submit the former military dictator's travel itinerary at the next hearing.

Pakistan must do soul-searching on India's legitimate concerns: Omar Abdullah

11 Nov 2018

Pakistan must do soul-searching on India's legitimate concerns: Omar Abdullah

Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Pakistani Government must to do some soul searching on India's legitimate concerns to make way for a process of engagement on Kashmir, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has said.

Return to Pakistan, there're good doctors here: CJ to Musharraf

11 Oct 2018

Return to Pakistan, there're good doctors here: CJ to Musharraf

"There are good doctors in Pakistan," Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Saqib Nisar told Pervez Musharraf today as he directed the Dubai-based former dictator to appear before the apex court to record his statement in the treason case against him.

Musharraf may be forced to return in disgraceful manner: Pak-SC

03 Oct 2018

Musharraf may be forced to return in disgraceful manner: Pak-SC

Irked by former-dictator Pervez Musharraf's failure to come back to Pakistan and face ongoing cases against him, Pakistan's Chief Justice Saqib Nisar yesterday warned that if the "courageous commando" doesn't appear soon, he may be forced to return in a disgraceful manner.

Musharraf cannot return to Pakistan due to unspecified illness: Party

01 Oct 2018

Musharraf cannot return to Pakistan due to unspecified illness: Party

Pakistan's former dictator General Pervez Musharraf is "growing weaker rapidly" due to an unspecified illness and cannot return to face the treason case now, said Muhammad Amjad, ex-Chairman of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), a political party floated by Musharraf in 2010.

Pakistan's new President is connected to Jawaharlal Nehru. Read how!

05 Sep 2018

Pakistan's new President is connected to Jawaharlal Nehru. Read how!

Pakistan's newly-elected President Dr. Arif Alvi shares an interesting connection with India as his father was a dentist to India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, according to the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party.

Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan announces a 21-member Cabinet

19 Aug 2018

Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan announces a 21-member Cabinet

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced his Cabinet comprising 21 members, the majority of whom previously held key posts in the regime of former military dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf.

Pakistan leaders remember Vajpayee for his Indo-Pak peace agenda

17 Aug 2018

Pakistan leaders remember Vajpayee for his Indo-Pak peace agenda

The Pakistan Government and its top leaders have paid respects to Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said the former Indian Prime Minister contributed to bringing a change in bilateral ties and remained a key supporter of regional cooperation for development.

Kargil Vijay Diwas: The conflict, the victory and the lessons

26 Jul 2018

Kargil Vijay Diwas: The conflict, the victory and the lessons

India's military victory against Pakistan in the Kargil conflict in 1999 is celebrated on July 26.

Congress leader says Kashmiris would prefer independence, sparks row

22 Jun 2018

Congress leader says Kashmiris would prefer independence, sparks row

Congress leader Saifuddin Soz's book has sparked a controversy of sorts in which he backed former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf's views that Kashmiris would prefer independence, if given a chance.

SC's arrest order made me reconsider return to Pakistan: Musharraf

21 Jun 2018

SC's arrest order made me reconsider return to Pakistan: Musharraf

Pakistan's former military-ruler Pervez Musharraf today said that he was ready to return to Pakistan but the Supreme Court order for his arrest forced him to change his mind.

Imran Khan's 'feminism degrades motherhood' comment receives much-deserved backlash

18 Jun 2018

Imran Khan's 'feminism degrades motherhood' comment receives much-deserved backlash

Pakistani cricketer turned politician Imran Khan sparked a controversy when he said the western notion of 'feminism' degraded the role of mothers.

Pakistan SC allows Musharraf to contest July 25 General Elections

09 Jun 2018

Pakistan SC allows Musharraf to contest July 25 General Elections

Pakistan's former dictator Pervez Musharraf is likely to contest in the upcoming elections scheduled to be held on July 25 after the country's Supreme Court gave him a conditional permission, his party said.

Musharraf's national ID, passport blocked by Pakistan: Reports

08 Jun 2018

Musharraf's national ID, passport blocked by Pakistan: Reports

Pakistani authorities have suspended the national identity card and passport of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on orders of a special court hearing a treason case against him, a media report said.

Former Pakistan chief justice Nasirul Mulk caretaker PM until elections

01 Jun 2018

Former Pakistan chief justice Nasirul Mulk caretaker PM until elections

Former chief justice Nasirul Mulk today took oath as Pakistan's seventh caretaker prime minister until general elections on July 25.

Pakistan: Musharraf's NIC, passport blocked; barred from travelling abroad

31 May 2018

Pakistan: Musharraf's NIC, passport blocked; barred from travelling abroad

The Pakistan Government directed the National Data Base and Registration Authority (NADRA) and Immigration and Passport Directorate to block the national identity card (NIC) and passport of former dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf.

Karachi mayor indicted in 2007 massacre case by Pakistan court

16 May 2018

Karachi mayor indicted in 2007 massacre case by Pakistan court

Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar, the leader of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM), was today indicted by a Pakistani Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in the May 12, 2007, Karachi massacre case.

Pakistan refuses to give security to former President Pervez Musharraf

27 Mar 2018

Pakistan refuses to give security to former President Pervez Musharraf

The Pakistan government has rejected former dictator General (retd.) Pervez Musharraf's request for security.

Treason case: Pakistan's special-court orders Musharraf's arrest, confiscation of properties

09 Mar 2018

Treason case: Pakistan's special-court orders Musharraf's arrest, confiscation of properties

A special Pakistani tribunal has ordered the government to arrest former military ruler Pervez Musharraf and confiscate his properties as it heard the high treason case against the "proclaimed offender" for imposing emergency rule in the country in 2007.

Mani Shankar Aiyar: I am proud of Pakistan

12 Feb 2018

Mani Shankar Aiyar: I am proud of Pakistan

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has sparked controversy yet again by saying that dialogue as a solution to the India-Pakistan issue has been accepted by Pakistan, but not by India.

Hafiz Saeed in politics: 26/11 mastermind now opens party office

25 Dec 2017

Hafiz Saeed in politics: 26/11 mastermind now opens party office

Taking his political plans a step further, UN-designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed has brazenly opened an office of the Milli Muslim League (MML), JuD's political outfit, in Lahore.

Mani Shankar Aiyar's dinner attended by former army chief, ex-diplomats

11 Dec 2017

Mani Shankar Aiyar's dinner attended by former army chief, ex-diplomats

The Gujarat elections' slugfest has veered in a different direction after Congress's Mani Shankar Aiyar called PM Narendra Modi a "neech" (low-life) person.

Musharraf open to political alliance with Hafiz Saeed, JuD

06 Dec 2017

Musharraf open to political alliance with Hafiz Saeed, JuD

Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf said he's open to forging a political alliance with 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD).

Baloch leader asks US to declare Musharraf a global terrorist

04 Dec 2017

Baloch leader asks US to declare Musharraf a global terrorist

Naela Quadri Baloch, the leader of the World Baloch Women Forum, has urged US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to declare former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf a global terrorist.

Pervez Musharraf says he's the "biggest supporter" of Lashkar-e-Taiba

29 Nov 2017

Pervez Musharraf says he's the "biggest supporter" of Lashkar-e-Taiba

Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf has admitted to being the "biggest supporter" of the terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and its founder Hafiz Saeed.

Benazir Bhutto assassination case: 2 cops jailed, Musharraf declared absconder

31 Aug 2017

Benazir Bhutto assassination case: 2 cops jailed, Musharraf declared absconder

Two senior policemen have received 17-year prison sentences for negligence over the assassination of ex-Pakistani PM Benazir Bhutto in 2007.

Kargil Vijay Diwas: The conflict, the victory and the lessons

26 Jul 2017

Kargil Vijay Diwas: The conflict, the victory and the lessons

India's military victory against Pakistan in the Kargil conflict in 1999 is celebrated on July 26.

Musharraf: Will face trial if security provided

17 Mar 2017

Musharraf: Will face trial if security provided

Pervez Musharraf stated that he is willing to return to Pakistan to face trial, if the Pakistani army is ready to provide security cover for him.

Pervez Musharraf turns TV analyst

28 Feb 2017

Pervez Musharraf turns TV analyst

Former President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, is back in the public eye and has chosen to relaunch his career as a television analyst.

Kerala NDA Vice Chairman investor, director at Arnab's venture

13 Jan 2017

Kerala NDA Vice Chairman investor, director at Arnab's venture

Sources said Rajya Sabha member and Kerala NDA vice chairman Rajeev Chandrasekhar has invested over Rs.30 crore in Arnab Goswami's upcoming media venture, Republic.

Goswami's venture to be called 'Republic'

16 Dec 2016

Goswami's venture to be called 'Republic'

Senior journalist Arnab Goswami announced that his new enterprise would be called the 'Republic'.

New ISI chief seeks to break Indo-Afghan ties

13 Dec 2016

New ISI chief seeks to break Indo-Afghan ties

Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar, the new chief of Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI is allegedly looking to scuttle Indo-Afghan relations.