41 min ago
Petition questioning Musharraf's trial rejected - Indiatalkies.com
Islamabad, Dec 5: The Islamabad High Court has rejected a petition challenging the constitution of a special court for the treason trial of former Paksitan president Pervez Musharraf, Online news agency reported.
4 hrs ago
COMMENT : 'Twixt Tweedle-dum and Tweedle-dee? - Dr Mohammad Taqi
The prime minister knows that merely picking the 'right' army chief cannot fix the lopsided civil-military relationship.
18 hrs ago
Talal doubles bounty on Mush head
Talal Akbar Bugti made this announcement during a press conference here at the residence of Haji Gulzar Awan, PPP leader and former candidate of NA-57, on Tuesday.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Indian Express
Slippery slope of justice
The chief justice of the supreme court of Pakistan, Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, is to retire on December 11. Partisans arrayed for and against the Chaudhry court say the date is ominous: 11/12/13.
The New Yorker
Pakistan's Next Top General
When General Raheel Sharif was appointed as Pakistan's Army chief last week, a flurry of profiles described the new occupant of the country's most powerful office as a "moderate" and "professional" soldier, with "no interest in politics."
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Barrister Saif to replace Mustafa Kamal in Senate
KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement has decided to elect Barrister Saif as a Senator following the resignation of Mustafa Kamal from the post.
Musharraf challenges court for treason trial
Advocate Riaz Sahi, the counsel of Musharraf, filed a petition in the IHC on Monday.
Kayani's Dangerous Legacy
Pakistan has a new, pro-Western army chief, but don't except its military to become less controlling and paranoid.
'New Pakistan army chief lived near Osama in Abbottabad'
Rajiv Dogra , former ambassador and India's last Consul General to Karachi, speaks to Aabhas Sharma about the appointment, what it says about the priorities of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and most importantly, what it means for India.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
'Article 6 trial a distraction'
At a meeting of the 'Lahore Forum' held under the chairmanship of Mian Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri, former Foreign Minister of Pakistan and Chairman Regional Peace Institute, the participants were of the view that Gen Pervez Musharraf's trial under Article 6 seemed to be a well-planned diversion strategy of the government to distract the attention of ... (more)
VIEW : Hamza Alavi: interpreting Pakistan, changing the world - I - Raza Naeem
Both Said and Alavi, in their own distinct ways, one as a literary critic and the other as an anthropologist/sociologist, strove to defend the oppressed and marginalised, and investigate the cultural structures that give birth to such oppression in an attempt to challenge them 'Stop all the clocks ... let the mourners come' - W H Auden.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
EDITORIAL : Challenges for new COAS
The baton of command of the Pakistan army was ceremonially passed from outgoing COAS General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani to new incumbent and the 15th COAS General Raheel Sharif on Friday.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Why abettors of 1999 coup and those who declared it legal and gave...
Why abettors of 1999 coup and those who declared it legal and gave the promalgater of Martial law authority to rule the country for three years be not tried under article 6 of the constitution? "The 1999 Pakistani coup d'A©tat was a bloodless coup d'A©tat in which the Pakistan Army and then Chief of Army Staff and Chairman of the Joint ... (more)
Times of Oman
Pakistan names new army chief
This undated handout photograph released by Pakistan's Inter Services Public Relations on November 27, 2013 shows a portrait of newly-appointed Pakistani army chief General Raheel Sharif.Photo - AFP Islamabad: Pakistan named a new army chief on Wednesday, promoting a veteran infantry commander to the most powerful position in the troubled ... (more)
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Lt General Haroon Aslam resigns
ISLAMABAD: Lt General Haroon Aslam has taken early retirement and tendered his resignation on Thursday.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Pakistani PM chooses new army chief
Pakistan's prime minister chose the brother of a dead war hero to be the next army chief Wednesday, a crucial decision that fills arguably the most powerful position in the country.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Sharif to appoint new army chief to replace Kayani
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, will this week name a new army chief who, if all goes well, could help the nuclear-armed nation shake off a legacy of coups and instability.
Who will be the new COAS, CJCSC?
Who will be the new Army Chief and the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee after the retirement of Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, who is holding both the offices and is due to retire on Thursday .
Shaukat Aziz declared absconder
QUETTA: An anti-terrorism court has declared former prime minister Shaukat Aziz, former Balochistan governor Owais Ghani and Dera Bugti's ex-DCO as absconders in the Akbar Bugti murder case.
a Few Words : Changing patterns in socio-political culture - Dr Qaisar Rashid
If the military does not follow the dictates of the constitution, the political governments cannot ask insurgents and separatists to respect the constitution The process of evolution is not sparing Pakistan.