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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.
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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.
Anti-CAA protesters with banners

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.
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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.
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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.
File photo of Pervez Musharraf | Adam Ferguson/Bloomberg News

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.
File photo of Pervez Musharraf | Adam Ferguson/Bloomberg News

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’.
File photo of Pervez Musharraf | Adam Ferguson/Bloomberg News

Kashmir is in Pakistan’s blood, says Musharraf as he makes a comeback in politics

Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf said Pakistan will stand by their "Kashmiri brethren", and added that the armed forces were ready to respond to any "Indian misadventure".

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V. Anantha Nageswaran, member of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council | Image: krea.edu.in | ThePrint Team

High production costs, compliance burden won’t let India emulate China, says PM’s advisor

PM’s Economic Advisory Council member V. Anantha Nageswaran says whittling away unwanted rules and regulations will be a step towards fixing the problem.

Defence

A Heron 1 UAV in flight

India planning to order Heron drones, Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israel

There is a need for Heron UAVs to add to the existing fleet of drones to meet the Air Force requirements, govt sources said without specifying any number.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Uttar Pradesh is India’s broken heartland, break it into 4 or 5 states

Uttar Pradesh, our largest state by population and most powerful, is also the worst governed. A state with 1-in-6 Indians has no hope because of its size.