Daily Archives: December 17, 2019

Ex president of Pakistan Musharraf sentenced to death for high treason


Pakistan’s former dictator Pervez Musharraf was on Tuesday sentenced to death in absentia in the high treason case for subverting the Constitution, becoming the first military ruler to receive the capital punishment in the country’s history. A three-member bench of the special court, headed by Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Waqar Ahmad Seth, found the ailing 76-year-old former Army chief, ...

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Congress stages protest against Citizenship Act in Haridwar


Congress workers in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar district on Tuesday staged a protest against the amended Citizenship Act and police action on students of Jamia Millia Islamia. Led by Jwalapur councilor Suhail Akhtar Qureshi and Congress city chief Sanjay Agarwal, the protesters raised slogans against the Centre. The two leaders claimed that the BJP is trying to polarise the country under the ...

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