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

Pakistan likely to be in two minds to retaliate after IAF airstrikes, India can ill-afford to lower its guard
India

Pakistan likely to be in two minds to retaliate after IAF airstrikes, India can ill-afford to lower its guard

In essence, Pakistan could soak up some punishment—secure in the knowledge it is tying India down by inflicting disproportionate costs on its strategic adversary in Kashmir.

India should resist Donald Trump's Afghanistan plans; deploying troops in Af-Pak region is of no strategic benefit to New Delhi
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India should resist Donald Trump's Afghanistan plans; deploying troops in Af-Pak region is of no strategic benefit to New Delhi

India cannot draw upon the experience of Operation Pawan because that was an overseas deployment of only the Indian Army and not even in cooperation with the Sri Lankan Army which could have been the host organisation.

Pakistan Army says it will play 'no direct role' in election, but country's history is replete with coups and dictatorships
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Pakistan Army says it will play 'no direct role' in election, but country's history is replete with coups and dictatorships

Pakistan's powerful military says it is taking 'no direct role' in the 25 July election, but a history of coups and dictatorships is fuelling fears over the balance of power in civil-military relations

Nawaz Sharif reaches Pakistan: Ex-PM's political fortunes may be salvaged only if higher court sets aside verdict
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Nawaz Sharif reaches Pakistan: Ex-PM's political fortunes may be salvaged only if higher court sets aside verdict

That Nawaz Sharif has chosen to return together with his daughter shows that the family has some certainty of being able to challenge the sentence of the National Accountability Bureau.

Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan: PML-N chief has taken a risky decision, but will it be enough to revive his party's fortunes?
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Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan: PML-N chief has taken a risky decision, but will it be enough to revive his party's fortunes?

The question remains how much Nawaz will succeed in rescuing his party as he has chosen a tough path this time.

J&K quagmire: Ghulam Nabi Azad, Saifuddin Soz run amok with statements on conflict, BJP gains on nationalism front
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J&K quagmire: Ghulam Nabi Azad, Saifuddin Soz run amok with statements on conflict, BJP gains on nationalism front

What is intriguing is that Congress is yet to come out with a contrarian position to Ghulam Nabi Azad’s statement while the LeT promptly used it to hype the anti-India rhetoric.

India's attitude towards Pakistan changed after Islamabad's nuclear tests in 1998, says Nawaz Sharif
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India's attitude towards Pakistan changed after Islamabad's nuclear tests in 1998, says Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif claimed that India's attitude towards Pakistan changed after Islamabad conducted nuclear tests in 1998.

India's attitude towards Pakistan changed after Islamabad's 1998 nuclear tests: Nawaz Sharif
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India's attitude towards Pakistan changed after Islamabad's 1998 nuclear tests: Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday claimed that India's attitude towards Pakistan changed after Islamabad conducted nuclear tests in 1998.