General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani

  • Pakistan: Lawyer beaten up for taking on army chief 17-11-2012 10:40 AM

    Islamabad: A Pakistani lawyer has accused the military of sending thugs to beat him up after he challenged the army chief in court. Inam Ur Raheem, a retired military lawyer, says three vehicles surrounded his taxi on Wednesday night in the garrison city of Rawalpindi. Several unidentified men jumped out...
  • Memogate: Pak govt to sack Army, ISI chiefs? 26-12-2011 12:40 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan government is seriously contemplating the removal of powerful Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and ISI head Lt Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha against the backdrop of a standoff on a memo alleging an Army plot to seize power, according to a media report on Monday. The government's "extreme...
  • Pak troops can respond to NATO attacks: Kayani 02-12-2011 10:37 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Friday 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 said on Friday. The powerful army chief told commanders...
  • Terror will have no place in Pak if I'm PM: Imran Khan 13-11-2011 08:08 AM

    Islamabad: Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan said that terror groups will have no place in Pakistan if his party comes to power. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, he said that it is time to stop treating terror groups created during the Afghan jehad days as an asset. "As a policy if Tehreek-e-Insaf...
  • Zardari exposed true face of Pak politics: Imran 12-11-2011 02:48 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistani opposition leader and Tehreek-e-Insaaf chief Imran Khan said he will rein in the Pakistani Army and the ISI if he becomes Prime Minister. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Imran said that if and when he becomes Prime Minister then everything that happens in the country will...
  • Army, ISI will be under me if I'm the PM: Imran Khan 12-11-2011 07:27 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistani opposition leader and Tehreek-e-Insaaf chief Imran Khan said he will rein in the Pakistani Army and the ISI if he becomes Prime Minister. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Imran said that if and when he becomes Prime Minister then everything that happens in the country will be his responsibility...
  • Kayani manipulating Pakistan's govt: WikiLeaks 29-05-2011 06:52 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's powerful military chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani is "manipulating" the government and parliament to prevent them from changing their policy on restive Pak-Afghan border, a top French official believes. According to a secret US diplomatic cable dated dated January 22, 2010 disclosed by whistle-blower website WikiLeaks and published...
  • Consultations for consensus on terror: Kayani 09-05-2011 09:01 PM

    Islamabad: With America's unilateral action creating unease in Pakistan, the powerful army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Monday said that the civilian leadership should hold political consultations to evolve consensus on important security issues like the war on terror. A week after Osama bin Laden was killed in a...
  • India, Pak deny reports of PM-Kayani talks 25-04-2011 08:07 AM

    Reports had said that Manmohan Singh and Pakistan army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani held secret talks to discuss peace between the two countries. ...
  • PMO denies report that PM contacted Kayani 24-04-2011 11:42 AM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office on Sunday termed as 'false' a media report that Manmohan Singh had contacted Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani before the Mohali meeting between Prime Ministers of the two countries. "We have seen media reports quoting a British newspaper saying that Prime Minister...
  • PM opened 'secret talks' with Pak army chief 23-04-2011 06:16 PM

    London: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh opened secret talks with Pakistan Army chief ten months ago to build on the cricket-inspired diplomatic thaw between the two countries, a media report said on Saturday. Singh "appointed an unofficial envoy to make contact with General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Pakistan's chief of the Army...
  • Backbone of terrorists broken: Pak army chief 23-04-2011 12:26 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistani Army has "broken" the backbone of terrorists and will soon prevail over them, its powerful chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said Saturday in an apparent riposte to US concerns about his force's capability to take on terrorists. "The terrorist backbone has been broken and Inshaallah we will soon...