Topic: Musharraf
musharraf hearing resumes
April 15, 2014

Musharraf case hearing resumes today

ISLAMABAD  - The Special Court after the indictment of Pervez Musharraf on 31st March would hold the high treason trial today (Tuesday).In the last hearing, a three-judge Special Court had indicted former army chief and did not exempt him from appearing before the court, saying, “The ...

Musharraf's case has proved supremacy of law Supremacy? what about the abettors?

Musharraf's case has proved supremacy of lawSupremacy? what about the abettors?

law musharraf
April 15, 2014

The law and Musharraf

The use of intemperate language regarding Pervez Musharraf by a federal minister and a statement by Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif have generated an unnecessary controversy in the country about the role of the army and the civil-military relationship. For the strengthening of the ...

sc rejects contempt petition musharraf
April 14, 2014, 1:05 pm

SC rejects contempt petition against Musharraf

ISLAMABAD- The Supreme Court rejected an application today submitted by a petitioner against former President General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, pertaining to the removal of his name from the Exit Control List. Maulvi Iqbal Haider had filed a contempt of court petition in the apex court against the ...

Musharraf's trial divides ex-servicemen

ISLAMABAD  - Pakistan Ex-servicemen Association (PESA) seems to be divided over the issue of General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf's treason trial, as its top office-bearers are not on the same page with regard to the treatment meted out to the former army chief in the courts.PESA General Secretary, ...

ghost musharraf
April 13, 2014

The ghost of Musharraf

It was over six and a half years ago on November 03, 2007, when a power drunk General Pervez Musharraf became the first military ruler to proclaim 2nd martial law under his rule. Acting as Army Chief he issued a proclamation of emergency and then lifted it acting as the President of Pakistan. Over ...

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April 12, 2014, 2:40 pm

Plot to involve Army in Musharraf case is serious crime: Ahsan Iqbal

LAHORE- Federal Minister for Planning and development Ahsan Iqbal today said that high treason case against former President Pervez Musharraf was not related to Pakistan Army at all.Talking to journalists the minister said that those who tried to involve Pakistan army with the high treason case ...

security beefed at musharraf farmhouse
April 12, 2014, 3:04 pm

Security beefed up at Musharraf's farmhouse

ISLAMABAD- Security was beefed up around farmhouse of the former president Pervez Musharraf today. Concrete blocks as high as 12-ft are being placed around Chak Shahzad Farmhouse, residence of the former president. With the help of these security arrangements, Musharraf's residence will be made ...

musharraf traitor shujaat hussain
April 12, 2014, 3:51 pm

Musharraf not a traitor: Shujaat Hussain

Lahore- Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q) President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain today said that he opposed treason charges against Pervez Musharraf. Addressing to lawyers ceremony in Lahore, Hussain said everybody is talking about Article-6 now days but they must remember Article-63 of the ...

musharraf pak army asif
April 11, 2014

Musharraf, Pak Army different: Kh Asif

ISLAMABAD - Federal Defence Minister Khwaja Asif on Thursday said there was a difference between General (retd) Pervez Musharraf and the institution of Pakistan army. “As a minister for defence, I value and regard services of the army,” Khwaja Asif was quoted as saying in a TV ...

SC weighs in on Musharraf’s question

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Thursday questioned how former president Pervez Musharraf in his capacity as Chief of Army Staff or even as president acted on his own (discretion) as he had no power under Article 48 of the Constitution to impose emergency and make judges of the Supreme Court and ...

musharraf shifted pns shifa karachi
April 10, 2014

Musharraf to be shifted to PNS Shifa Karachi

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD - Former President Pervez Musharraf is to be shifted to Karachi for providing him better medical facilities.According to sources, to this effect unprecedented security measures are being taken at PNS Shifa Hospital for the treatment of the former President. Sources said that ...

musharraf shifted pns shifa karachi
April 09, 2014, 2:20 pm

Musharraf to be shifted to PNS Shifa Karachi

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD- Former President Pervez Musharraf will be shifted to Karachi to get better medical facilities. According to sources, to this effect unprecedented security measures are being taken at PNS Shifa Hospital for the treatment of the former President. Sources said that repairs and ...

Civil-military relations coming to a boil

Temperature is rising in the country’s civil-military relations. Ever since assuming what is often described as the most powerful position in the country, Gen Raheel Sharif, the army chief, has ordinarily avoided issuing public statements. But on Monday, Gen Sharif caused a stir and sent ...

ISPR remarks not linked with his anti-Musharraf diatribes: Saad Rafique

LAHORE- Khawaja Saad Rafiq, federal minister for railways, has said that he endorsed the statement of Army Chief that dignity of institution of Army must be preserved adding that it is not the duty of army chief only rather it is the duty of the whole nation to protect respect, prestige and pride ...

musharraf bugti murder court hearing
April 07, 2014, 2:14 pm

Musharraf ordered to appear in court for Bugti murder hearing

QUETTA- An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Quetta today ordered former military ruler General (retd) Pervez Musharraf to appear before it on April 21, 2014 in a case relating to the murder of Baloch Nationalist Leader Nawab Akbar Bugti. ATC Quetta 1 Judge Tariq Ahmed Kasi directed the former military ...

If Musharraf goes abroad how govt would face nation Govt facing the nation is no issue Khwaja saab, remember the case of Raymond Davis!

If Musharraf goes abroad how govt would face nationGovt facing the nation is no issue Khwaja saab, remember the case of Raymond Davis!

altaf hussain demands decision musharraf merit
April 05, 2014, 5:37 pm

Altaf demands decision on Musharraf's case on merit

LONDON- The MQM chief Mr. Altaf Hussain has demanded the government, military and bureaucracy to decide General Musharraf's case on merit rather than on personal likes and dislikes. He added it would be good for the national interest. Mr. Hussain expressed these views while addressing people, who ...

musharraf travel ban challenged kasuri
April 05, 2014, 6:29 pm

Musharraf’s travel ban to be challenged: Kasuri

ISLAMABAD- The lawyers representing former President Pervez Musharraf have decided to move to court to get ex military ruler to visit his seriously ill mother, who is critical in a UAE hospital.“We are ready to challenge the interior ministry’s order that bars Musharraf from traveling ...

court summons musharraf Ghazi Abdul Rasheed
April 05, 2014, 8:42 pm

Court summons Musharraf on May 3

ISLAMABAD- Rejecting the plea for permanent exemption from court appearance, additional session judge has summoned former president Pervez Musharraf on May 3, 2014 in Ghazi Abdul Rasheed murder case.Additional session judge Wajid Ali heard the case pertaining to the murder of Lal Masjid cleric ...

Courts to decide Musharraf’s fate, says Pervaiz

ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid said on Thursday that future of General Pervez Musharraf will be decided by the courts as his case is being pursued.Talking to reporters outside the Parliament House her eon Thursday, the minister said that Pakistan army ...

sc moved musharraf dubai visit
April 04, 2014

SC moved for Musharraf’s Dubai visit

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court has been moved to allow former President Pervez Musharraf to go abroad to meet his ailing mother, who is admitted at a Dubai hospital.Shahjan Khan advocate filed the application on Thursday under Article 184(3) of the constitution and made respondent the federation, ...

Musharraf survives assassination attempt

ISLAMABAD - Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is on trial for treason, narrowly escaped what police called an assassination attempt as a roadside bomb went off shortly before his convoy was due to pass early Thursday.The bomb was planted on Musharraf’s route from an army hospital in ...

jundullah declares bilawal musharraf mqm main targets
April 04, 2014, 4:02 pm

Jundullah declares Bilawal, Musharraf, MQM main targets

PESHAWAR- Terrorist outfit Jundullah has declared People's Party's Patron Bilawal Bhutto, former president Pervez Musharraf and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) as its main targets. The group in a statement said that it was complying ceasefire announced in March. The militant outfits, Al-Qaida and ...

Musharraf damaged image of army What about those who validated the doctrine of necessity, sir!

Musharraf damaged image of armyWhat about those who validated the doctrine of necessity, sir!

Musharraf offered 5-year exile deal, claims Kasuri

ISLAMABAD: Former president Pervez Musharraf’s ex-lawyer Ahmed Raza Kasuri claimed on Wednesday that government had offered a five-year exile deal. However, the claim was denied by Musharraf’s spokesman Rashid Qureshi.  “President Pervez Musharraf was offered to sign a 5-year ...

Govt won’t unclip Musharraf’s wings

ISRAR AHMED and IMRAN MUKHTARRAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD - The government has rejected former military ruler General (retd) Pervez Musharraf’s application seeking removal of his name from the Exit Control List (ECL) and has formally notified him. The Ministry of Interior, in a letter written to the ...

musharraf supporters
April 03, 2014

Musharraf supporters

Supporters of former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf shout slogans during a protest in Karachi

police informed musharraf farmhouse ig
April 03, 2014, 3:23 pm

Police was not informed about Musharraf’s move to farmhouse: IG

ISLAMABAD- Acting IG Islamabad Khalid Khattak has said that police was kept in the dark about moving former president Pervez Musharraf to his farm house adding that if they had known they would have made apt security arrangements. Talking to journalists about attack on Musharraf he said that ...

musharraf article aitzaz
April 03, 2014, 8:37 pm

Musharraf can be tried under Article 6: Aitzaz

SUKKUR- Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) senior leader Senator Aitzaz Ahsan said that the federal government had legal rights to try against former president Pervez Musharraf under Article 6 of the Constitution. Talking to journalists today, the PPP leader said no one invited Musharraf to come back, ...