Tag: Benazir Bhutto

Will Mehwish Hayat play Benazir Bhutto in next project?

News Desk | According to the recent reports rife on social media, ‘Punjab Nahi Jaungi' starlet Mehwish Hayat is most likely to play slain leader...

Rao Anwar’s name placed on Exit Control List

News Analysis | The name of former SSP Malir Rao Anwar has been placed on the Exit Control List (ECL) by the Supreme Court (SC)...

Who killed Benazir Bhutto? The theories behind the murder

AFP with News Analysis input Ten years after former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, the first woman to lead a Muslim nation, was killed in...

Pakistan People’s party celebrates its 50th Foundation Day

News Desk | Pakistan People’s party (PPP) is celebrating its 50th anniversary today. The party workers along with the party leaders are celebrating the party’s golden...

Nawaz Sharif – The unacceptable face of our politics

Mudassir Saeed Laghari | How did we reach the point where the former prime minister is spewing hatred and contempt against the superior judiciary and...

I persuaded Benazir Bhutto against returning to Pakistan: friend

News Desk | Desmond de Silva, an old friend of former prime minister, the late Benazir Bhutto has revealed how he implored her not to...

Musharraf Reacts: Holds Zardari responsible for the murder of Benazir Bhutto…?

News Analysis | Former President General Pervez Musharraf has come out all guns blazing against Co-Chairman of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP), Asif Ali Zardari. He...

A sorry tale of lawyers vandalism and ‘judicial surrender’

Saad Rasool | Just as our national gaze is focused on NAB references against the Sharif family, the review petition in Panama case, and Benazir...

Ch. Nisar’s TV interview provokes PMLN backlash; says “Maryam is a...

Chaudhry Nisar’s latest interview with prominent TV anchor Saleem Safi has provoked a backlash from many PMLN party members. An unusually extensive TV appearance...

The Sadiqs and Ameens

Eliya Khurshid | July 28, 2017, dawned to the news of Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, the third time elected Prime Minister of Pakistan, being disqualified for...

Husain Haqqani: An opportunist turncoat!

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | I must start with an apology because this is a very harsh indictment of Husain Haqqani. It is harsh because he...

End of Charter of Democracy?

Dr. Muhammad Ali Ehsan | Arriving on the heels of 70th independence day of this country, the judgment by the Supreme Court on the “Panama...

Exclusive Interview : Pakistan an integral part of the Afghan solution;...

The Trump administration is in its seventh month into power, and despite a small troop increase, has yet to announce a clear policy for...

Prime Minister Imran Khan?

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | This is a six part article which traces the phenomenal rise of PTI, the disillusionment that set in, internal party...

PML-N’s ‘interesting’ rule: Have the 2018 elections already been lost?

Shaukat Qadir | In the Chinese language, if you say, “May you live in interesting times”; it’s a curse. Pakistan seems to have spent its...

Corruption in the guise of development funds: Any accountability?

Dr. Farid A. Malik | “Hisab do” indeed... For once I tend to agree with the Prime Minister that development cannot be stopped to pursue accountability....

Pakistan’s bomb turns 19: Were Pakistan & India 1998 nuclear tests...

Saleem Akhtar Malik | On 28th May 1998, Pakistan carried out nuclear tests under Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, apparently as a response to India’s second...

Impact of Kargil Conflict 1999 on Pakistan’s Current Security Perspective

Zeeshan Shahid Khan | Background Taking the Indian Army totally by surprise, Pakistani troops crossed over the Line of Control (LOC) in Kashmir in early 1999...

Public forced resignation: Has the PM left us with no choice?

Dr. Farid A. Malik | ‘Awami Astifa’, or a public forced resignation, is an interesting concept. After the Panama case verdict, PML-N leadership is constantly...

Do you know the latest trend what Pakistani Presidents do when...

Another day another president, Bol channel in its ever desire to catch the attention of the public, has just recruited another President to star...

Why South Asian Women politicians have not empowered women in their...

On the Indian subcontinent, as in no other part of the world, women have risen to the pinnacle of politics. Indira Gandhi of India,...

Kashmir Day: Why Feb 5, 2017 becomes important?

What is Kashmir Day? Kashmir Solidarity Day, or Kashmir Day, is a national holiday in Pakistan and Pakistani administered part of Jammu & Kashmir (Azad...

Bilawal warns Nawaz of dire consequences if “four demands” not met

Dec 13, 2016. Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Tuesday warned PM Nawaz in strongest possible language that if his 4-Point Agenda is...

Benazir Bhutto Leadership Program at Harvard: Who is putting the bill?

Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, at Harvard University, in Massachusetts United States, has joined with ClassACT co-sponsors to launch Benazir Bhutto Leadership Program at...

Former Pakistani PM Moeen Qureshi dies in Washington

Moeenuddin Ahmad Qureshi, passed away yesterday in Washington at the age of eighty-six. He was suffering from acute lung infection and was in hospital....

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News Desk | On Friday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved the decision to send Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia under a longstanding defense cooperation between...

PadMan’s director upset that Pakistan not showing movie

PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

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News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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