Gen Pervez Musharraf

Nawaz Sharif's wife files nomination to contest his Lahore seat

According to media reports, as many as 35 candidates have filed nomination papers for the by-poll scheduled to be held on September 17.

Aug 11, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Fear of Indian retaliation forced Pervez Musharraf against using nukes after 2001 Parliament attack

Fear of Indian retaliation forced Pervez Musharraf against using nukes after 2001 Parliament attack

Gen Pervez Musharraf has been living in Dubai since last year when he was allowed to leave Pakistan on pretext of medical treatment

Jul 27, 2017, 14:54 PM IST

My family respects law, unlike military rulers who usurped power at gunpoint, says Pak PM's brother

Prime Minister Sharif was ousted by then army chief Gen Pervez Musharraf in 1999. The army has ruled the country for much of its life since it gained independence 70 years ago.

Jun 17, 2017, 18:15 PM IST

Musharraf`s lawyer, prosecutor squabble in court

A war of words ensued on Monday between Pervez Musharraf`s lawyers and the prosecution at the special court conducting his treason trial after the prosecutor called the former Pakistani dictator a "fugitive" who was "hiding" in a military hospital.

Jan 06, 2014, 18:30 PM IST

Musharraf`s condition stable, no word on treatment abroad

Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf is said to be in stable condition even as the doctors ascertain the need for sending him abroad for treatment, a media report said Saturday.

Jan 04, 2014, 18:55 PM IST

Musharraf being targeted because he is `Muhajir`: MQM chief

Coming to the defence of Pervez Musharraf, Mutthaida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain has said the embattled former Pakistani military ruler was being targeted because he is `Muhajir` (a refugee from India).

Jan 04, 2014, 17:39 PM IST

Musharraf`s condition `static but not dangerous`: Lawyer

Pervez Musharraf`s condition is "static but not dangerous", his lawyer said on Friday amidst reports that the former Pakistani military ruler would require an angioplasty or by-pass surgery as three vessels in his heart are blocked.

Jan 03, 2014, 18:58 PM IST

Eight-member lawyers panel to defend Musharraf in treason case

A panel of eight lawyers will represent former Pakistani military ruler Gen Pervez Musharraf in the "high treason" case registered against him by the Nawaz Sharif government that entails life imprisonment or death penalty if convicted.

Dec 03, 2013, 14:16 PM IST

More trouble for Musharraf after Pak SC calls for making Lal Masjid report public

Supreme Court of Pakistan announced it will make public findings of report by Lal Masjid Commission, which will put Pervez Musharraf in more trouble if incriminating remarks are found against him.

Apr 19, 2013, 20:36 PM IST

`Ignoring army`s advice not to return to Pak proved costly for Musharraf`

Ignoring the advise of the Pakistan Army to Pervez Musharraf not to return to the country has proved costly for the former president, according to a source in the army.

Apr 19, 2013, 20:34 PM IST

US takes `no position` on legal proceedings against Musharraf

Western powers or Saudi Arabia could intervene in Pervez Musharraf case, US distanced itself from issue and said it had "no position" on legal proceedings initiated against the former military ruler.

Apr 19, 2013, 19:01 PM IST

Pervez Musharraf held at police headquarters

Pakistan`s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was moved into police custody after being arrested on Friday, an unprecedented move against a former army chief of staff ahead of key elections.

Apr 19, 2013, 09:06 AM IST