Zulfikar Ali Bhutto ZAB Archive

sar chahiye? sar den ge hum – by Saria Benazir: A day in the existence of Pakistan, when the sun rose with a fresh anticipate _ It was September 21, 1988 , when a new Bhutto came in this world _ All out, that turned to be a ruby
Beauty and the Beast: The Pakistani version – By Shiraz Paracha: Twenty three years ago, we were sitting in a PIA Fokker aircraft at Peshawar airport waiting to fly to Dera Ismail Khan. Among the 40 passengers of the plane also was a very special couple. Almost every one of
Rehman Malik, who do you represent? – by Imtiaz Baloch: While Rehman Malik statements regarding the peace process in Balochistan of threatening aggrieved Baloch elements of using more force was responded by the sensible Baloch political leadership as Sardar Akhtar Jan Mengal and Senator Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo,  Newspaper
خدا کیلئے! ٹانگیں مت کھینچے- کاشف نصیر: ٹھیک ہے اگر مارشل لاء یا اس طرز کے کسی غیر معمولی اور غیر آئینی اقدامات ناگزیر ہیں تو کم از کم آپ منافقت اور دوعملی ختم کرکے جاگیرداروں، سرداروں اور زرداروں کے ساتھ اس طویل اور پرتعیش شراکت
26th August: Remembering Nawab Akbar Bugti: No single date left such a lasting impression on the society and politics of Balochistan like August 26th, 2006. It was, no doubt, “Balochistan’s 9/11”  when the province’s former governor and elected chief minister Nawab Mohammad Akbar Khan Bugti
Talibanisation of the heart — by Dr. Abbas Zaidi: Dr. Abbas Zaidi has shared this intellectual piece with us for LUBP. A slightly edited  version is published in Dailytimes today, we have posted it earlier from the newspaper, Now we are replacing it with the complete, unedited and
Remembering the Violence during Zia (L) Regime – by Ahsan Abbas Shah:  پاکستانی تاریخ کے گزشتہ عشرے عظیم سیاسی اتھل تھپل کے غماز ہیں۔ ان اَدوار میں بائیں بازو کی قؤتوں کا جو اُبھار دیکھنے میں آیا۔ وہ ملکی سیاست میں سنگِ میل کی حیثیت رکھتا تھا۔ ذوالفقار علی بھٹونے موقع
Friedman and Pakistan-bashing- by Yasser Latif Hamdani: Oscar Wilde once described patriotism as “the virtue of the vicious”. In the many articles published in this newspaper, I have tried to steer clear of the vicious kind of narrow chest-thumping patriotism, preferring Benjamin Franklin’s version instead —
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s last interview – by Khalid Hasan: Source Khalid Hasan’s website The last formal interview given to a journalist by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto took place on 10th August, 1977, just over a month after his overthrow and 33 days before his arrest, imprisonment, trial and execution
When Bhutto Comes to mind- by Hasan Mujtaba: بھٹو کہاں سے آئے حسن مجتییٰ پتہ نہیں کیوں، جب دریاؤں اور آنسوؤں کے بند ٹوٹ جاتے ہیں تو پاکستان کے اکثر لوگوں کو ذوالفقعار علی بھٹو یاد آتے ہیں۔۔۔ انیس سو بہتر کے سُپر سیلابوں میں ماؤ کیپ
Of establishment and its beneficiaries – by Dr Ayesha Siddiqa: Read Part 1 of this article here This article is part of the same article posted here with the title “Political Homosexuality“. I have posted it as a separate article for its comments on Establishment equations and understanding of
Punjab and struggle for democracy – by Farrukh Sohail Goindi: Source: Awami Jamhoori Forum
“Minerals : The Key To A New Pakistan?”- by Hafsa Khawaja: “Recently, it surfaced that significant deposits of natural gas reserves in the heart of Kohat city in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were discovered by the state-run Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL). As published in Dawn News: ”According to a
Aaj bhi Bhutto zinda hai – by Fawad Manzoor: Pakistan is passing through most critical time in its history. I would call it even worse than 1971. Pakistan in its 62 year history has gone through many turmoils. Founding fathers of the country passed away too soon after
5 July 1977: Counter revolution of democracy in Pakistan – by Erfan Urfi:
Dark black shadows still alive – by H.A. Khan: About 37 years ago, an era of hope was ending and an era of despair, worst human atrocities, ethnic division, religious fundamentalism was beginning when General Zia-ul-Haq threw the government of the martyr ZA Bhutto. It was the end
Apnay lahu ki aag mein jalnay ka waqt hay – by Ahsan Abbas Shah: Blame game always affects our unity as a nation.  5 July 1977 reminds us that how one dictator can divert our national priorities from secularism to terrorism.  Here is an urdu article addressing the blame game:
Epicedium of Soil – by Suleman Akhtar: He is standing by the window in this particular instant of time, trying to see through its blurry glass. Outside the window, autumn of Nordic Europe is descending down the pale, yellowish Aspen trees in the suburbs of Stockholm.
Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto: a man who cannot be described in words – by Tasbeeh Fayaz: Thousands of orators and writers all across the world have praised the charisma of Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. Mr. Bhutto was undoubtedly a lion-hearted, indomitable and a tireless leader. He was the man of millennium perhaps a plucky political
Benazir Bhutto _ The Insignia of Democracy- by Saria Benazir: Headship is not too undemanding, as is thought by many of the so- called leaders in Pakistan & of course, what is leadership meant to them, other than gaining votes and that too, not by the people, but by
Are you ashamed of being secular? – by Ahmad Nadeem Gehla: LUBP Exclusive on BB’s birthday Social media is playing a vital role as a medium of communication which promotes critical thinking, sharing of new ideas and tolerance for dissenting opinions. Critical thinking includes identification of prejudice, propaganda, deception, distortion
You can’t murder a legacy – by Saria Benazir: The Bhutto family has occupied a well-known place in the world politics and surely, when one articulates about democracy in Pakistan, the Pakistan Peoples party is the only party, which from the beginning of its foundation; laid by Quaid-e-Awam
The ‘Problem’ of Ahmadis in Pakistan – by Abbas Ather: Abbas Ather has written a series of articles on this topic (published in Express on 3-6 June 2010):
Pakistan Parliament must reverse the notorious Second Amendment against Ahmadi Muslims – by Yasser Latif Hamdani: The Second Amendment The Second Amendment laid the foundations of intolerance and religious tyranny in Pakistan, which has manifested itself in other ways. Since then our state has been in a downward spiral The violence against the Ahmediyya community
Blood knows no religion – by H.A. Khan: Yesterday when I entered my room after a walk and switched on the TV to watch news, it was so tragic and sad to watch two most heinous attacks against the innocent people belonging to a minority sect in
hami qatl ho rahe hein, hami qatl kar rahe hein – by Obaidullah Aleem: By Abdul Nishapuri Here is a tribute to our Ahmadi brothers (and their families) who were mercilessly martyred yesterday (by the Punjabi Taliban / Sipah-e-Sahaba) while offering the Friday prayers in two mosques in Lahore. This poem was written
No more – by Chauhdry Ahmad Khan: Pakistan is reeling from the murder of 70 of its own citizens-massacred due to their faith by the self-appointed guardians of faith. Anyone with a shred of conscience left in Pakistan should declare themselves as Ahmadi – “I am
Understanding the PPP – by Dr Khawaja Muhammad Awais Khalil: پاکستان پیپلز پارٹی آخر کیا ہے کافی عرصے سے میں سوچ رہا تھا کے پیپلز پارٹی پاکستان آخر کیا ہے کیوں لوگ اس کے اس قدر اسکے حامی ہیں یا مخالف. آخر اس پارٹی کے لئے درمیان کی جگہ
The true heir – by Amjad Rashid: Asian nations always keep some of their traditions alive. One (evidently patriarchal) tradition is that the true heir is the “son” of the father. There is no heir of mother in Asian societies. Also, a daughter does not have
Bhuttoism ought to be a part of school syllabus – by Ahsan Abbas Shah: A thought provoking article on inculcating the principles of Bhuttoism in Pakistan as a part of school syllabus.
Sanam Bhutto’s rebuttal to Fatima Bhutto’s book: Sanam disputes Fatima’s views Friday, 30 Apr, 2010 AS the last surviving child of Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, I feel a sense of obligation to respond to some of the allegations made by my niece Fatima Bhutto in her
Pakistan will not be the first to use nuclear weapons against India – by Hussain Bux Mallah: Zulifqar Ali Bhutto was the founder of Pakistan’s nuclear programme when he was a federal minister for fuel, power and natural resources during Ayub Khan’s government. He continued the nuclear programme as President and then Prime Minister of Pakistan
What is the difference between ZAB, Benazir Bhutto and other politicians? – by Munno Bhai: Munno Bhai’s article on this topic: ماں کے ہاتھ کی پکی روٹی اور اپنی پسند کی موت…گریبان…منوبھائی یہ تو معلوم نہیں کہ ”اقوال زریں“ کیسے وجود میں آتے ہیں مگر یہ عالمی سچائی ضرب المثل بن چکی ہے کہ
ZAB’s nephew challenges Fatima Bhutto’s version: Source: DAWN By: Tariq Islam I refer to Fatima Bhuttos’s book Songs of Blood and Sword. I feel it is incumbent upon me to set the record straight on at least one story. Fatima tells us how Z.A. Bhutto
Bhuttos’ Rendezvous With Death: Shahnawaz, Benazir, Murtaza, Sanam, Nusrat and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in northern Pakistan I Have A Rendezvous With Death — by Alan Seeger I have a rendezvous with Death At some disputed barricade, When Spring comes back with rustling shade
Asif Zardari: The sudden hero – By Nadeem Paracha: The historic passage of the 18th Amendment Bill in the current National Assembly is rightly being paired with the country’s first ‘Constitutional revolution’ i.e. the making and passage of the 1973 Constitution during the government of the country’s first
A comment on Dr Shahid Masood’s meray mutabiq – by Khalid Wasti: ڈاکٹر شاہد مسعود کا ٹاک شو “ میرے مطابق “ مورخہ چار اپریل سننے کے بعد خاکسار نے اس پروگرام پر جو کمینٹس دئیے وہ ارسال خدمت ہیں =============== ڈاکٹر شاہد مسعود- تعصب میں اتنی دور تک نہ جائیں کہ
Remembering Z.A. Bhutto – by Nafees Siddiqi: Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was among those leaders of the world who shape the destinies of their peoples. Bhutto asserted Pakistan’s national independence when the country was a member of Western military pacts. It is his initiative in the
A tribute to Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto – by Ali Nawaz Chowhan: Former premier Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. — Photo by White Star Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto entered public life at the early age of 30, in 1958. In his book The Myth of Independence he writes about his views on foreign policy
Deconstructing Fatima Bhutto – by Abdul Nishapuri: Contrary to the right wing propaganda that the PPP is a party of Bhutto worshippers, the party and its workers have on several occasions proven that they do not blindly follow any specific clan. Instead, they value individual characteristics