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  • Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, left, and his

    'India-Pakistan held 36 meetings between 2003-14, about to sign 'peace deal' but...'

    India | March 05, 2023 17:34 IST

    Former ambassador to Pakistan, Satinder Lambah, claimed that the two nations had held multiple meetings and were on the brink of signing a "peace treaty" but everything changed after the UPA-II government lost General elections in 2014.

  • Angry over Musharraf's verdict, Pak govt wants removal of 'mentally unfit' judge

    Angry over Musharraf's verdict, Pak govt wants removal of 'mentally unfit' judge

    World | December 19, 2019 21:27 IST

    Furious over a special court's verdict to drag Gen (retd.) Pervez Musharraf's corpse to the Parliament and hang it for three days, the Pakistan government on Thursday said that it will move to the Supreme Judicial Council to unseat the "mentally unfit" head of the tribunal.

  • Musharraf death sentence

    Musharraf death sentence: Pakistan politicians hail verdict, government calls for detailed review

    World | December 17, 2019 21:12 IST

    Opposition party leaders in Pakistan hailed a special court's decision on Tuesday to sentence former dictator general (retired) Pervez Musharraf to death in absentia in the high treason case, even as the government said it will "review in detail" the special court's ruling.

  • Musharraf hospitalised

    Musharraf hospitalised following cardiac problem, blood pressure issues

    World | December 03, 2019 8:14 IST

    The special court on November 19 concluded the trial proceedings in the high treason case against Musharraf for declaring a state emergency on November 3, 2007. The trial of the former leader has been pending since December 2013 when he was booked in the case.

  • Approving the lawyers' request, the court gave Bashir one

    Pak govt denotifies prosecution team in Musharraf case

    World | October 24, 2019 18:44 IST

    The prosecution team was hired in November 2013, during the tenure of then Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, reports The Express Tribune.The special court, hearing the treason case against Musharraf, adjourned the hearing without any proceedings on Thursday and was informed that the government had dismissed the prosecution team.

  • 'Indian Army has forgotten Kargil war,' Musharraf says as

    Indian Army has forgotten Kargil war: Musharraf

    World | October 08, 2019 6:59 IST

    Kashmir is in the blood of the Pakistani nation and the country and the army will stand by the Kashmiri people "no matter what," the ailing former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has asserted, as he returned to active politics.

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    Pakistan court to hear high treason trial against former President Pervez Musharraf on August 20

    World | August 03, 2018 19:09 IST

    The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government had filed the treason case against the ex-army chief General (retd) Musharraf over the imposition of extra-constitutional emergency in November 2007.

  • musharraf resigned under deal to give him safe passage

    Musharraf resigned under deal to give him safe passage: Gilani

    World | July 12, 2014 12:09 IST

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani on Friday claimed that the current government was violating a deal under which Pervez Musharraf tendered his resignation from the president's office in exchange for a safe

  • musharraf indicted pleads not guilty to all charges

    Musharraf indicted, pleads not guilty to all charges

    World | March 31, 2014 18:51 IST

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf was indicted Monday on charges of high treason. He pleaded not guilty to all charges.Justice Faisal Arab, who heads the three-bench court, read out the indictment against the former

  • musharraf s lawyers threatened with beheading

    Musharraf's lawyers 'threatened with beheading'

    World | March 05, 2014 17:06 IST

    Islamabad: Pervez Musharraf's lawyers today said the Pakistani Taliban had threatened them with beheading if they continued to represent the former military dictator and called for a change in the venue of his high-profile treason

  • musharraf not to be tried in military court

    Musharraf not to be tried in military court

    World | February 21, 2014 14:22 IST

    Islamabad: A special court in Pakistan constituted to try former president Pervez Mushharaf ruled Friday that his treason trial will not take place in a military court, and summoned him before it March 11.The 70-year-old

  • musharraf s medical report handed to special court

    Musharraf's medical report handed to special court

    World | January 24, 2014 14:13 IST

    Islamabad: The report of a medical board set up by the special court hearing the high treason case of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was today presented before it in a sealed cover.The special court

  • court sets up medical board to assess musharraf s health

    Court sets up medical board to assess Musharraf's health

    World | January 16, 2014 17:19 IST

    Islamabad: The special court conducting Pervez Musharraf's treason trial today ordered the setting up of a medical board to assess the former Pakistani dictator's health condition after his lawyer said he should be sent to

  • no deal for musharraf says saudi minister

    No deal for Musharraf, says Saudi minister

    World | January 08, 2014 13:10 IST

    Islamabad: Saudi Foreign Minister Saud Al Faisal categorically denied that he was visiting Pakistan to broker a deal for former president Pervez Musharraf.The Saudi minister visited Pakistan amid speculations that he may also discuss a

  • musharraf says pak army still backs him

    Musharraf says Pak army still backs him

    World | December 29, 2013 19:34 IST

    Islamabad: Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, hemmed in by legal woes, had dismissed the notion that Pakistan's powerful army has abandoned him, saying the 6.5 lakh force was still with him.“I have led my men

  • high treason case musharraf challenges appointment of judges

    High treason case: Musharraf challenges appointment of judges

    World | December 23, 2013 15:49 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf today challenged the appointment of judges and a prosecutor to try him for high treason, just hours before appearing in a special court here.  Musharraf's advocate Khalid Ranjha

  • musharraf challenges treason trial in civilian court

    Musharraf challenges treason trial in civilian court

    World | December 21, 2013 15:44 IST

    Islamabad: Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf today challenged the formation of a special court to try him for high treason, saying he had imposed emergency in 2007 as the army chief and could not

  • pakistan formally begins high treason trial of musharraf

    Pakistan formally begins high treason trial of Musharraf

    World | November 18, 2013 9:58 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan Sunday announced to have formally started high treason proceedings against the former president Pervez Musharraf and will approach the country's top court to form a judicial commission.Musharraf, 69, in a bloodless coup, had

  • musharraf asks court to let him travel to dubai

    Musharraf asks court to let him travel to Dubai

    World | November 12, 2013 19:21 IST

    Karachi: Close on the heels of being granted bail in four major criminal cases, former president Pervez Musharraf today petitioned a court to allow him to leave Pakistan to visit his ailing mother in Dubai.The

  • musharraf files bail petition in lal masjid case

    Musharraf files bail petition in Lal Masjid case

    World | October 12, 2013 16:21 IST

    Islamabad: Beleaguered former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf today filed a petition seeking bail in a case related to the killing of a hardline cleric during the 2007 military crackdown on the radical Lal Masjid.  Musharraf's