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10 reasons why a weak, crumbling Pakistan is good for India
Opinion

10 reasons why a weak, crumbling Pakistan is good for India

Here are 10 quick points why India should focus on further weakening Pakistan and not heed the advice of the disguised spokespersons of its enemy

Benazir assassination case: A high court in Pakistan to hear appeal after 5 years
World

Benazir assassination case: A high court in Pakistan to hear appeal after 5 years

The decision of the LHC to hear the appeals came after over five and a half years and days after one of the accused -- late General Pervez Musharraf-- died. Notices were issued to Pakistan People’s Party co-chair and ex-president Asif Zardari, all 5 accused, Musharraf and convicted police officers

Pakistan’s Pervez Musharraf dies of amyloidosis: What is the rare protein build-up disease?
Health

Pakistan’s Pervez Musharraf dies of amyloidosis: What is the rare protein build-up disease?

Pakistan’s former president Pervez Musharraf died on Sunday in Dubai after suffering from amyloidosis. Affecting about 4,000 people in the US each year, this rare illness is caused by a build-up of an abnormal protein called amyloid in organs and tissues

Pervez Musharraf: Architect of Kargil War, nearly led Indo-Pak War
World

Pervez Musharraf: Architect of Kargil War, nearly led Indo-Pak War

In 2019, Musharraf was sentenced to death in absentia by a special court which found him guilty of high treason, for imposing a state of emergency on 3 November, 2007, by keeping Pakistan's Constitution in abeyance

Why India needs to watch his tone more than language after Lt Gen Asim Munir Ahmed takes over as Pakistan Army chief
Opinion

Why India needs to watch his tone more than language after Lt Gen Asim Munir Ahmed takes over as Pakistan Army chief

There is no doubt that Lieutenant General Asim Munir Ahmed faces both domestic and external challenges

Pervez Musharraf in critical condition: From seizing power to being declared fugitive, a look back
World

Pervez Musharraf in critical condition: From seizing power to being declared fugitive, a look back

From rising up through the Pakistan Army ranks to seizing power in a coup in 1999, stepping down in 2008 and then going into self-imposed exile, the 78-year-old has seen highs and lows aplenty in his life

Pride of Pakistan but a nuclear nightmare for the West, AQ Khan dies isolated and lonely
World

Pride of Pakistan but a nuclear nightmare for the West, AQ Khan dies isolated and lonely

The Pakistani nuclear scientist died at the age at 85 lamenting why his destiny could never really be fulfilled or acknowledged by an ungrateful nation and its ‘spoilt brat’ military establishment

The Dead Pool: Key Pulwama perpetrators are dead, but Jaish-e-Muhammad’s blood-cult is alive, and killing
World

The Dead Pool: Key Pulwama perpetrators are dead, but Jaish-e-Muhammad’s blood-cult is alive, and killing

The men Azhar’s words raised are dead; the toxic cult of blood that seduced them is not

Lahore HC returns Pervez Musharraf's plea against verdict in high treason case, cites unavailability of full bench due to winter vacations
World

Lahore HC returns Pervez Musharraf's plea against verdict in high treason case, cites unavailability of full bench due to winter vacations

The 76-year-old Pervez Musharraf was sentenced to death in absentia for high treason following a six-year legal case on 17 December

Pervez Musharraf challenges special court's verdict in treason case, says trial hurriedly wrapped up and judgment 'contains anomalies'
World

Pervez Musharraf challenges special court's verdict in treason case, says trial hurriedly wrapped up and judgment 'contains anomalies'

Pakistan's former military dictator Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf on Friday filed a petition in a court against the special court's verdict convicting him of high treason and sentencing him to death, according to media reports

Death sentence for Pervez Musharraf: High time for Pakistan's military leaders to be held accountable for misdeeds
World

Death sentence for Pervez Musharraf: High time for Pakistan's military leaders to be held accountable for misdeeds

Musharraf is clearly guilty of high treason, as in 1999 he suspended the Pakistan Constitution after staging a blatantly unconstitutional army coup. He was again guilty of high treason in 2007 when he again suspended the Constitution, declared martial law, illegally suspended the Chief Justice of Pakistan, and dismissed judges of the Supreme Court and high court who did not take oath of allegiance to the army.

FWICE lifts ban on Mika Singh after singer issues statement apologising for performing in Pakistan
Entertainment

FWICE lifts ban on Mika Singh after singer issues statement apologising for performing in Pakistan

Days after he was banned by FWICE for performing in Pakistan, playback singer Mika Singh on 21 August issued an apology.

Mika Singh posts video chanting 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' at Wagah-Attari border, following outrage over Karachi performance
Entertainment

Mika Singh posts video chanting 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' at Wagah-Attari border, following outrage over Karachi performance

Mika Singh, under attack in both India and Pakistan for performing at a wedding in Karachi, has uploaded a video of him chanting 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' and 'Vande Mataram'

After AICWA, FWICE boycotts Mika Singh, puts a ban on associating with entertainment companies in India
Entertainment

After AICWA, FWICE boycotts Mika Singh, puts a ban on associating with entertainment companies in India

The film body put a total ban on Mika Singh and boycotted him from recording, playback singing, and acting with the entertainment companies

Mika Singh's performance at Karachi wedding amidst strained India-Pakistan ties sparks outrage
Entertainment

Mika Singh's performance at Karachi wedding amidst strained India-Pakistan ties sparks outrage

Mika Singh reportedly performed on 8 August at the ceremony and his presence in the city came to light when some guests uploaded videos of his performance on social media.

Day after sealing JuD headquarters in Lahore, Pakistan halts Hafiz Saeed’s Friday sermon
World

Day after sealing JuD headquarters in Lahore, Pakistan halts Hafiz Saeed’s Friday sermon

The US has offered a $10 million reward for information that brings Saeed to justice.

By starting to act against Hafiz Saeed's JuD, Pakistan has a chance to redeem itself and should not squander it
World

By starting to act against Hafiz Saeed's JuD, Pakistan has a chance to redeem itself and should not squander it

Today, with its purported crackdown on the Jamaat-ud-Dawa — an organisation founded and maintained by Lashkar-founder and 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed — Pakistan is once again presented with an opportunity to make good of its anti-terrorist agency.

Imran Khan won't find it easy to weed out terror with over 50,000 madrassas brainwashing youths in Pakistan
World

Imran Khan won't find it easy to weed out terror with over 50,000 madrassas brainwashing youths in Pakistan

According to US Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) Pakistan has total 40,000-50,000 Madrassas involved in indoctrinating young population. Citing an example of former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf's initiative, DIA said Musharraf feared that action may turn Jihadis against his own government

IAF air strikes on Jaish camps in Pakistan a measure of Narendra Modi's strategic pragmatism
India

IAF air strikes on Jaish camps in Pakistan a measure of Narendra Modi's strategic pragmatism

Narendra Modi seems to be guided by the maxim that time and patience are the biggest warriors. He chooses his own time to react to a situation and displays infinite patient in the face of heavy odds.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: India must remain on guard after IAF airstrikes; border residents appeal for peace; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: India must remain on guard after IAF airstrikes; border residents appeal for peace; today's must-read stories

India’s own strategic planners need to pay close attention to what Pakistan’s generals are thinking, to anticipate, and pre-empt the consequences.