Posts tagged as: Army

Kohat curfew relaxed

It was reported that the authorities have decided to relax the curfew in Kohat, which was imposed two days ago, after the incidents which took place during the 10th of Moharram. There were armed clashes which took place between two groups and it was decided that the army should take over. Amjad Ali, who is […]

Suicide attack kills two soldiers on NWA check-post

It was reported from Peshawar that a suicide bomber steered his explosive-laden vehicle into the security check-post of North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghan border. It was later reported that two of the soldiers on the check-post were killed while seven were left injured. The initial reports stated that the blast took place in […]

LoC Violations: Indian army kills another soldier in Kashmir

The military said on Wednesday that unprovoked firing by Indian troops had killed one of its soldiers across the tense border in disputed Kashmir. An ISPR (Inter-Services Public Relations) statement said that one of its soldiers had “embraced martyrdom due to unprovoked Indian firing” at the Line of Control (LoC). “Indian troops again resorted to […]

ECP recommends army presence at polling stations

In order to conduct free and fair polls, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) wants the army to be deployed at all polling stations until the announcement of election results.   A meeting chaired by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Fakhruddin G Ibrahim was held to devise a security plan for the forthcoming elections. He said […]

Delimitation of Karachi: MQM files review petition in Supreme Court

The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has filed two review petitions against the Supreme Court’s verdict on delimitations in Karachi.   The review petitions are filed in the apex court’s Karachi registry against the orders issued on November 26 and 28. The party had earlier shunned challenging the apex court verdict on the subject and said […]

Tahirul Qadri asks Govt to bring change before Jan 10

Tahirul Qadri, head of Minhajul Qur’an International (MQI), on Sunday asked the government to improve the current setup by January 10 or else he will lead a protest march to Islamabad on January 14. While addressing a mass gathering named “Siyasat nahi, Riyasat bachao” at Minar-e-Pakistan, Lahore, he said the people of Pakistan must decide […]

PTI’s Imran Khan opposes reserved seats for Women

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has said that he was against reserved seats for women in assemblies, adding that legislators in assemblies were representatives of the people.   Addressing a seminar he observed, “How can some women be representative of women when they haven’t even contested elections? In some areas it is not possible for […]

Shouldn’t politicians go through medical examination before going into elections

As the expected date of the general elections is drawing nearer the political activity in the country is gathering momentum with each passing day. Many a political pundit is predicting the future and a lot is being talked about and discussed over the electronic media in this regard.   Almost all politicians and the political […]

Pervez Musharraf calls for Martial law in Karachi

Former president of Pakistan, General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf has called for imposing a martial law in Karachi to purge the country’s largest city and hub of economic activities of illegal weapons.   Expressing his views during an interview to a private news channel, he opined that a lieutenant general should be made martial law administrator […]

PTI will resolve Kashmir issue after coming into power: Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Thursday said that the first foreign policy issue the PTI-led government will solve is the Kashmir problem, said.   Speaking to a gathering in Mirpur, Imran said his government will solve the problem through dialogue as military solutions have failed in the past. “Both the countries [Pakistan and […]

Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf sees conspiracy against army

Former President military chief General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf has said that a conspiracy has been hatched against the army based on the fact, adding that if you want to weaken Pakistan then weaken the army and this is what happening now.   In an interview to BBC, the former military ruler said that he had […]

Why Mirza Aslam Beg Should Be Made an Example out of

Politicians have come and gone, ousted and exiled, punished and threatened and even killed and hanged, but for the first time in history, Pakistan is close to seeing, for the very first time in its short history as an independent country, that an army general will be held accountable for his crimes against this nation. […]


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