Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicPervez Musharraf

Topic: Pervez Musharraf

5 police officers in Islamabad arrested and remanded after they ‘shot dead’ 21-yr-old

Usama Nadeem was shot six times by the police in the head, chest and back. The accused have been sent to three-day physical remand.

Musharraf allowed to appeal only if he surrenders, says Pakistan’s Supreme Court

Former dictator Pervez Musharraf appealed to the Supreme Court, challenging the death sentence handed to him by a special tribunal recently.

Pakistan court annuls Musharraf’s death penalty, calls tribunal’s ruling ‘unconstitutional’

The Lahore High Court ruled that the treason case against former Pakistan PM Pervez Musharraf was not prepared in accordance with the law.

Dainik Jagran calls CAA protests ‘dangerous politics’, Dainik Bhaskar doubts govt’s intent

A round up of the Hindi newspapers opinion pages to reflect the viewpoint from the heartland on topical issues.

Pakistan govt wants removal of ‘mentally unfit’ judge after Pervez Musharraf verdict

Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Waqar Ahmad Seth suggested that Pervez Musharraf's body be hanged for three days if he dies before his execution.

Drag Musharraf’s body to Islamabad chowk & hang it for 3 days, if he is found dead: Court

Special court in Pakistan Tuesday awarded death penalty to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who was convicted for high treason.

Death penalty for Musharraf: Are Pakistan courts now too independent and free of pressure?

The verdict’s implementation in all likelihood won’t happen. But the fact that Pakistan's judicial system came this far does not go in favour of Army Chief Bajwa.

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf gets death sentence for high treason

High treason charge was imposed on the former military ruler, who came to power by staging a coup in 1999, for imposing emergency in November 2007.

Treating Pakistan as a friend was a critical error: US officials in Afghanistan Papers

In the US government documents on the Afghanistan war published by The Washington Post, officials say Pakistan played a ‘double game’.

On Camera

YourTurn

How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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