World News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 18, 2015
Amid reports that Pakistan's powerful army chief Gen Raheel Sharif is spearheading an anti-corruption drive, former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf has called for extending his tenure, warning that a change would mean all "good work done so far would go waste."
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday September 1, 2015
India's forces need to be prepared at all times for short wars, given the frequent ceasefire violations by Pakistan on the border, Army Chief Dalbir Singh said today, expressing concern about "new methods" used to keep Jammu and Kashmir on the boil.
India News | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Just after he attended a reception by the Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit in Delhi on Monday evening, union minister and former army chief General VK Singh tweeted of "disgust" and "duty".
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Just after he attended a reception by the Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit in Delhi, union minister and former army chief General VK Singh tweeted of "disgust" and "duty".
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
Pakistan's powerful Army Chief General Raheel Sharif has warned India of a "befitting response to provocation" along the Line of Control (LoC), just days before Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar's visit to Islamabad.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 1, 2014
Terming Kashmir as the "jugular vein" of Pakistan, the country's Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif on Wednesday said the issue should be resolved in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of Kashmiris and in line with United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions for lasting peace in the region.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 8, 2013
If the army has its way, the next head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee will most likely be Lt Gen Haroon Aslam.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday October 23, 2013
Pakistani troops fired guns and mortars on at least 50 Indian border posts overnight in Kashmir, killing one jawan and injuring six in a show of major aggression. The attacks began on Tuesday night hours after Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde visited the region to review security. Indian intelligence agencies say the escalating tension is being dr...
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 7, 2013
The Bihar government has announced a state funeral for four soldiers from the 21 Bihar Regiment who were killed on Tuesday in an ambush by the Pakistani troops along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. A compensation of Rs 10 lakh for the family of each of the four soldiers has also been announced by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 3, 2013
Asserting that it has no confidence in the army, the banned Pakistani Taliban today said it would hold talks with the government if three top politicians, including PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif, acted as guarantors for the negotiations.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday October 10, 2012
Many schools in Pakistan's Swat Valley closed their doors in protest on Wednesday and the country's Army Chief vowed to fight on against militants as anger erupted across the nation over the Taliban attack on a 14-year-old activist famed for promoting girls' education.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 29, 2012
The Pakistani military today dismissed as "absurd and baseless" a British newspaper's report that the Inter-Services Intelligence agency was behind a defamation campaign against Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and PPP chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 18, 2012
Pakistan called for negotiations with rival nuclear power India over a disputed Himalayan glacier on Wednesday, an apparent softening in attitude toward a neighbour with which it has fought three wars since 1947.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 8, 2012
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari met Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani last night for preparatory discussions regarding his visit to India, including the case of the Jamaat-ud Dawah (JuD) Chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 6, 2012
Pakistan's powerful military did not plan a coup after the US raid in Abottabad that killed al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in May last year, former ISI chief Ahmed Shuja Pasha has said.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday March 28, 2012
Pakistan's army chief will hold his first meeting with senior U.S. commanders on Wednesday to discuss American airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers at two Afghan border posts last year.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 9, 2012
Former ISI chief Asad Durrani today admitted in Supreme Court that he had distributed millions of rupees among Pakistani politicians in 1990 on the instructions of the then army chief Gen Mirza Aslam Beg and late President Ghulam Ishaq Khan.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 20, 2012
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani met today, their second meeting since the memo scandal broke out, sparking off a tense stand-off between the civilian and military leadership.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 12, 2012
A Pakistani court has admitted a petition seeking to block any attempt by the government to sack army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and ISI chief Lt Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha over the memo scandal. The petition filed by lawyer Maulvi Iqbal Haider was accepted by the Islamabad High Court on Wednesday.
World News | Salman Masood, The New York Times | Thursday January 12, 2012
Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani fired his defense secretary, a retired general and confidant of Pakistan's army chief, on Wednesday as the civilian government appeared headed for a collision with the country's powerful military leadership.
World News | By Salman Masood, The New York Times | Wednesday January 11, 2012
Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani fired his defence secretary, a retired general and confidant of Pakistan's army chief, on Wednesday as the civilian government drew closer to a head-on collision with the country's powerful military leadership.
World News | Associated Press | Friday December 23, 2011
Pakistan's army chief has denied accusations that the military is working to oust the country's civilian government amid tension over a secret memo sent to Washington earlier this year about an alleged coup, the military said Friday.
World News | Agencies | Friday December 2, 2011
Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani yesterday gave his troops "full liberty" to respond to any further cross-border attacks by NATO forces in Afghanistan in the wake of an air strike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, official sources have said.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 28, 2011
The Pakistani military today rejected the regret expressed by the NATO chief for a cross-border air strike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers and warned that the action could have "grave consequences". The regret expressed by NATO over the killing of the Pakistani soldiers is "not enough", chief military spokesman Maj Gen Athar Abbas said.