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Forty Years Ago: June 1, 1979

Indira Gandhi has been indicted by the Maruti commission for exerting undue influence over the government machinery to promote the business interests of her son, Sanjay Gandhi, during her tenure as prime minister.

Imran Khan appoints new interior minister, opposition raises questions about 'new' Pakistan

The sweeping cabinet reshuffle comes as Pakistan is trying to attract foreign investment and present itself as a reformed country. But critics say the inclusion of an "old school" figure such as Shah in the government shows little has changed.


Pakistan: Man acquitted in Benazir Bhutto assassination plot missing from Lahore jail

Rafaqat Hussain had been holed up at the Kot Lakhpat jail even after a court in Pakistan had acquitted him last year.

Revisiting Benazir

A new biography looks back at the time when charisma reigned, as did corruption

Five Taliban men held in Benazir Bhutto assassination case granted bail

The government of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf blamed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baituallah Mehsud for the attack. Mehsud had later denied the charges.

Story Of An Assassination

Benazir Bhutto had a premonition she would be killed, took steps to prepare for it


'Musharraf was my assassin, Benazir told me'

Today, ten years after Benazir Bhutto's untimely death, no one seems interested in proceeding against the man who abrogated the Pakistan Constitution twice.

Nawaz Sharif overthrew Benazir government on Osama bin Laden's instruction: Former Sindh Minister

Sharjeel Inam Memon, a Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader said that Sharif was ‘a product of dictators’.

Pervez Musharraf claims Asif Ali Zardari responsible for Benazir Bhutto's killing

The 54-year-old Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chief and a two-time prime minister was killed along with more than 20 people in a gun and bomb attack in Rawalpindi's Liaquat Bagh during an election campaign rally on December 27, 2007.

Who killed Benazir Bhutto?

The judgement has raised more questions than it answered. But such an ending was foretold, considering the shabby investigation from the start and the politics and conspiracy theories that hobbled it.