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Gilani blames Kayani for delaying North Waziristan operation

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:26

Former Pakistan prime minister Yusuf Raza Gilani criticised ex-Army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani for not launching a military operation against militants in the restive North Waziristan during his tenure.

Kayani had been unwilling to tackle Taliban: PML-N leader

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 23:31

A leader of the ruling PML-N party has said Pakistan is being put on a "war footing" to counter a surge in terrorism even as he claimed former army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani had been "unwilling" to tackle the Taliban.

Taliban say Pakistan govt should show seriousness about talks

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 23:58

Pakistani Taliban, which carried out string of deadly attacks on security forces, on Friday claimed it was stronger than before and the government should show seriousness about holding talks with it.

Musharraf regrets Kayani didn`t help him in treason case

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 16:29

Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has expressed regret that Pakistan`s recently retired army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani did not support him in the face of treason charges.

Pakistan`s new army chief stresses on professionalism

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 16:25

Pakistan`s new army chief, Gen Raheel Sharif, has stressed on the importance of professionalism in dealing with challenges, a media report said Saturday.

Militants` threats force Kayani to abandon retirement house

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 15:55

Pakistan`s former army chief Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani may have called it a day but still faces threats from militants and hence was forced to abandon his retirement house, a media report said on Friday.

With a midnight meeting, delicate new balance emerges in Pakistan

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 09:35

Just after midnight in early October, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and a coterie of his closest advisers met at his palatial Lahore home and made his toughest decision since coming to power - picking the new army chief.

Kayani leaves Army as Pak faces host of security challenges

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 16:36

The 61-year-old Kayani, the first spy master to become the army chief, will retire after an extended tenure that saw the Pakistani military launch operations against some militant factions.

Outgoing Army chief Kayani says Pak military can deal with any challenge

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 16:33

Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, the powerful Army chief of Pakistan, today chaired a farewell meeting with his corps commanders and expressed confidence in the military`s ability to deal with any challenge.

New Pakistan Army Chief Lt Gen Raheel Sharif, brother of 1971 war hero

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 11:30

The next Army Chief of Pakistan Lt Gen Raheel Sharif is the brother of Major Shabbir Sharif, who was killed in the 1971 war with India.

Nawaz Sharif appoints Lt Gen Raheel Sharif as new Pakistan Army Chief

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 13:04

With just a couple of days left for Pakistan`s Army Chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani to resign, speculations are rife over who would succeed him.

Contempt petition filed against Pak defence hierarchy

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 16:33

A contempt petition has been filed against the Pakistan defence hierarchy, including Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, by the wife of a `missing person` for allegedly obstructing police probe.