History of PPP Archive

Pakistan Peoples Party and Importance of its Founding Documents – by H.A. Khan: The PPP was launched at its founding convention held in Lahore on November  30 – December 01, 1967. At the same meeting, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was elected as its Chairman. Among the express goals for which the party was
The scholar, the sufi, and the fanatic – by Nadeem Paracha: Roughly speaking, the political and social aspects of Islam in Pakistan can be seen as existing in and emerging from three distinct sets and clusters of thought. These clusters represent the three variations of political and social Islam that
Remembering Benazir Bhutto – by Khalid Hasan: Here are two op-eds by late Khalid Hasan in the memory of Benazir Bhutto; the first one was written on BB’s death in December 2007, the second piece was written on BB’s death anniversary in December 2008.
Begum Nusrat Bhutto’s plea to the land of the pure – by Qais Anwar: Editor’s note: In today’s newspapers, I read a report about the arrest warrants of Begum Nusrat Bhutto by an Accountability Court located in Rawalpindi under the watchful eyes of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry. The court issued arrest warrants
16 December 1971 and 2009: two days of infamy: By Omar Khattab On 16 December 1971, the Pakistan army led by the cruelest and most criminal generals of the time surrendered to the Indian army after a war which the former could not sustain even for two weeks.
A perspective on Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto’s judicial murder: Nazir Leghari offers a perspective on Zulfiar Ali Bhutto’s judicial murder, which was a handiwork of the Mullah-Military-Judiciary Alliance in Pakistan:
Happy birthday, PPP!: Editorial: PPP: 42 and counting Pakistan People’s Party, the largest political party of the country with a sustained and significant support base in all parts of the country, has turned 42 and the journey continues. People’s Party is undeniably
Secular Blunders – by Nadeem Paracha: Secular blunders Nadeem F. ParachaSunday, 05 Jul, 2009 | 01:44 AM PST Instead of containing the Islamist parties, ZABs constitutional concessions only emboldened them. — File Photo The late President Anwar El-Sadat of Egypt was assassinated in 1981 by
Living with Bhutto’s ghost – by Irfan Husain: Saturday, 04 Apr, 2009 Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and his family pose for a photograph – AP/File photo. EXACTLY 30 years ago today, I was driving back with friends from a weeklong fishing trip in Azad Kashmir.We did not have
The Bhutto Archive: The day Bhutto was hanged.: On this day: Bhutto Hanged Saturday, 04 Apr, 2009 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.-Whitestar   Ex-PM buried in family graveyard of Nau Dero Four others await decision on mercy petitions   RAWALPINDI, April 4, 1979: Mr Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was hanged
What Bhutto can still teach us – by Sherry Rehman: Mourners gather at Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto’s grave to pay their respects – AP/File photo. Remembering Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Audiovisual Interactive HISTORY as it is taught in the schoolrooms of Pakistan is very different from our collective, and often contested,
Remembering Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto at General Zia-ul-Haq’s grave – by Tanveer Qaiser Shahid: Left: General Zia’s grave in Islamabad – Right: Z.A. Bhutto
Bhutto Shaheed’s legacy – by Sherry Rehman: Friday, April 03, 2009 Every year, as April 4 approaches, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s spirit and memory loom large on the hearts and minds of the Pakistani nation. His 30th death anniversary is a time to recall his contribution,
Bhutto no more, Zia lives on – by Harris Khalique: Friday, April 03, 2009 Thirty years ago, on April 4, 1979, I was pale and weak after recovering from severe jaundice and the final exams for class seventh. We were home with my younger brother and a couple of
Z.A. Bhutto Case and Supreme Court of Pakistan – by Rauf Amir:
A perspective on Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Tehrik Nizam-e-Mustafa – by Ataul Haq Qasmi: Ataul Haq Qasmi writes about a loyalist of PPP, Aslam Gurdaspuri and his resistance against dictatorship of General Zia ul Haq
Bhutto family and Pakistan – by Asadullah Ghalib: By Asadullah Ghalib
The creation of Bangladesh and the role of Pakistani media: On December 16, 1971 the Pakistan army in Bangladesh unconditionally surrendered to the joint Indian and Bangladeshi forces. With the signing of the Instrument of Surrender, Bangladesh came into being and united Pakistan was at an end. However, in
Z.A. Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto did not compromise on national interests; they have become immortal – by Dr. A.Q. Khan: The past and the presentRandom thoughts Wednesday, November 12, 2008Dr A Q Khan Kya puchhe hai mujh say meri khamoshi ka baais/ Kuchh to sabab aisa hai kay mein kuchh nahi
ZA Bhutto vs General Zia: Who lived and who died? – by Abbas Ather: A beautiful column by Abbas Ather (Express, 13 Sep 2008) in memory of shaheed Zlufiqar Ali Bhutto.
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto slaps General Zia and Ziaists from his grave – by Hasan Nisar: …. Tariq Ali’s interview on General Zia and Bhutto (BBC Urdu) Part 1: Part 2: Source: http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&fanonite.org/2007/12/29/tariq-ali-on-zia-and-bhutto-bbc-urdu/ Tariq Ali is speaking about his play, The Leopard and the Fox commissioned initially by the BBC. The play dealt with the
Nusrat Bhutto, Benazir Bhutto and Asif Zardari – by Munno Bhai:
Election of Asif Zardari as President – by Khurshid Nadeem: Asif Zardari: aik tareekh saaz intikhaab
Asif Zardari and PPP: A story of sacrifice – by Nazir Naji: