Topic: Musharraf

Musharraf's legal team lacks coordination

ISLAMABAD - Lack of coordination among former President Pervez Musharraf's counsels costs him dearly as some of his lawyers file applications without informing others.The legal experts are of the opinion that due to non-coordination among the former army chief's defence team the various courts had ...

Musharraf may fly to UAE in May

LAHORE - Former president Pervez Musharraf can leave the country next month as he is expecting decision on his petition by Sindh High Court (SHC) concerning removal of his name from Exit Control List (ECL) in the first half of May, The Nation has learnt. Close circles of the former president told ...

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April 22, 2014

Musharraf In Karachi

While tensions remain high between the Nawaz government and the country’s military over the slow-moving treason trial against him, Gen (r) Pervez Musharraf has flown to Karachi for an unspecified period of time. Allegedly, it was due to issues concerning Mr Musharraf’s health that kept ...

Sindh Opp decries discrimination in MPAs funds

KARACHI - The issue of discrimination in release of development fund again echoed in the Sindh Assembly on Monday when a PTI lawmaker moved a privilege motion over the issue and members of MQM and PML-F criticised the ruling party for discriminating against opposition members.PTI’s Khurrum ...

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April 22, 2014, 3:35 pm

No one can stop Musharraf: Manzoor Wasan

KARACHI- Sindh Minister for prisons Manzoor Wassan today predicted that former president Gen(retd) Pervez Musharraf would leave the country within the next 10 days. He argued nobody had the power to stop him. Talking to a private television, he said Musharraf will be in some foreign country in the ...

Musharraf supporters hold protest in Karachi

KARACHI  - The members and activists of Justice for Pervez Musharraf Group on Sunday held protest demonstration in Karachi and demanded for the removal of Musharraf’s name from Exit Control List (ECL).The participants of the demonstration gathered at sea view and chanted slogans in ...

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April 21, 2014

Khursheed sees steady exit for Musharraf

LAHORE - Opposition leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah sees Musharraf’s arrival in Karachi a first step towards his ultimate departure for some foreign land. Talking to the media on his arrival at the Lahore Airport on Sunday, he said that Musharraf would ultimately leave the ...

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April 21, 2014, 2:52 pm

Musharraf to appear before court in Akbar Bugti murder case

Quetta- Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) Quetta has ordered former president Pervez Musharraf to appear before it on next hearing in the Nawab Akbar Bugti assassination case and adjourned the hearing of the case till May, 19. At the inception of the hearing of the case today, former interior minister ...

musharraf seeks lift travel ban
April 21, 2014, 6:21 pm

Musharraf seeks to lift travel ban to go abroad

ISLAMABAD- Former President Pervez Musharraf currently facing high treason trial, today moved a court to seek lifting a travel ban on him as he wants treatment abroad, his lawyers said. Musharraf also wants to visit his ailing mother in the United Arab Emirate, they said.The government of Prime ...

Musharraf arrives in Karachi for treatment

KARACHI - Former president General (r) Pervez Musharraf reached his house located at General Colony, Defense House Authority Phase V under tight security arrangements on Saturday night.It is the first time that the former president has left Islamabad after being indicted in a high treason case by a ...

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April 20, 2014, 2:06 pm

Medical team to examine Musharraf at his home in Karachi

  Karachi-  A three-member medical team will examine the former president Pervez Musharraf’s at his residence in Karachi’s Zamzama neighborhood. According to the sources, the medical team will also check Musharraf’s complaint regarding pain in his back. On April ...

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April 20, 2014, 4:22 pm

Musharraf needs angiography, doctors advise

Karachi: A three-member team of doctors studied the medical reports of the former president and advised him to undergo an angiography soon. Special arrangements, including the setting up of a separate ward to conduct the backbones tests of the former military General (R) Pervez Musharraf, were ...

What did the rendezvous achieve?

Islamabad - The delegation-level meeting of former president Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday was largely meant for political consumption. But their 35-minute one-on-one meeting was understandably more related to the deepening friction in the civil-military relations. ...

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?

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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!