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Benazir Bhutto


Pak court accepts US blogger Cynthia Ritchie's request to withdraw rape case against Rehman Malik

January 14, 2021 10:16 pm

Ritchie stunned many people in the country last June by issuing a video, alleging that Malik raped her in 2011 when he was a minister in the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) government.

Pakistan opposition parties hold massive rallies on Benazir Bhutto's death anniversary

December 28, 2020 11:37 am

Addressing a rally virtually, former president and PPP co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari said his wife, Benazir, had always hoped that the PPP would continue to flight for justice.

The Bhutto Dynasty, the Struggle for Power in Pakistan: An Extract

October 28, 2020 3:09 pm

The book includes unpublished documents as well as strenuous research. Published by Penguin Random House, India, here's an excerpt

Who is Cynthia Ritchie, mysterious American citizen who is roiling Pakistan’s politics?

June 13, 2020 7:59 am

Even as Pakistan grapples with a surge in novel coronavirus infections, many Pakistanis are finding l'affaire Cynthia Ritchie more rivetting at the moment.

Forty Years Ago: June 1, 1979

June 07, 2019 9:18 am

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

April 27, 2019 1:09 pm

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

July 10, 2018 7:03 pm

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

Revisiting Benazir

June 30, 2018 12:54 am

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

May 08, 2018 12:40 pm

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

January 06, 2018 7:31 am

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