Zulfikar Ali Bhutto ZAB Archive

Can you hear the Himalayan Mountains? – by Amjad Rashid: Today is 27th March 2010 or it may by 28th of March when this article will be read by you. I see that some people are enjoying the spring season and its festivals. Some are planning their Summers and
Who is in control? What are you up to Mr Gilani?: PM Gilani honours PPP tormentor Dawn Reporter Saturday, 27 Mar, 2010 ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani conferred the Nazria-i-Pakistan (posthumous) award on the late Lt-Gen Mujibur Rahman, one of Zia-era tormentors of the PPP. Gen Mujib was
My name is Nawaz Sharif and I am proving Zia-ul-Haq was my daddy – by Farhad Jarral: Nawaz Sharif is proving himself that he is not a democratic leader but he is a son of a military dictator who played a big role to ruin Pakistan’s sovereignty and its youth. General Zia-ul-Haq was the man behind
Celebrating Nationhood and Constitutionalism – by Farahnaz Ispahani: Originally Published at THE NEWS The emergence of Pakistan as the homeland of South Asia’s Muslims, with their unique identity as a nation, was an unparalleled event in the twentieth century. The adoption of the Pakistan resolution at the
March Events – by Wajid Shamsul Hassan: March is a landmark month for Pakistan. Notwithstanding the Shakespearean ides of March, it became a historical land mark for us as a nation when under the leadership of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah Muslim representatives of from all over
Most bitter wounds in the history – by Amjad Rashid: Karbala is surely the hardest trial in human history. Seventy two noble souls refused to bow their heads before 1,20,000 beasts, and they kept humanity alive. SACRIFICE of the wealth, property, lives and homelands is the tradition of our
Another deal – by Faizi Mughal: Mixing politics with judiciary is a murky but profitable business in Pakistan. In the name of rule of law and dispensation of justice, this business is flourishing by leaps and bounds. One important and advantageous aspect of this business
A ‘friendly’ Afghanistan? — by Shahid Ilyas: The risk of failure and backfiring are much higher in trying to install a friendly government in a foreign country than in attempts to develop friendly relations with an incumbent government. The failure of Pakistan’s Afghan policy is a
And this is the fact – By Saria Benazir: The words, quoted in my tears – the tears of a supporter of democracy…..these excruciating, but most retarding moments of my life compel me to realize that life is nothing, more than a game of whist – We have
Military judiciary nexus is a threat to parliament – by Junaid Qaiser: Good news for Pakistan’s undemocratic forces and bad news for Pakistan’s Parliament and its supremacy: Government accepts judiciary’s recommendations. We are continuously moving towards judicial dictatorship. Pakistan army has always played an integral role in Pakistan government and politics
Hijacking Democracy – by Anas Muhammad: Today we live in an increasingly dangerous world, which is filled with people who have their ulterior motives and willingness to harm others to benefit themselves. Our world is filled with criminals, gangsters, murderers, and terrorists. The people who
The Rightist Judicio-Politico Mafia – by Anas Muhammad:   Saturday February 13 – The Chief Justice of Pakistan defied Presidential orders through a suo moto action against the Presidential notification for appointment of certain judges. Chief Justice, in a rare nightly emergency session, formed a three members
Insight of a Leader – by Usama Bhutto: Lucy Komisar writes: Twenty years ago, on a campaign trip in rural Pakistan in October 1987, Benazir Bhutto told me of her concern about the long-term effect of Afghan refugees who had set up safe houses, stored munitions and
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
PPP Government: A window of opportunity for Pakistan – by Junaid Qaiser: In the words of Benazir Bhutto, democracy: “… is a birth right too often snatched at the point of the gun from the citizens by the very men who are to guard and defend us. This can stop to
In the heart of Pakistan – by Saria Benazir: The history of Pakistan Peoples Party is too long a saga of thrash about and forfeits. A time came, when the founder Chairman of our party Quaid e Awaam Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto had to rest down his life…choose
A request to the Peoples’ Government – by Usama Bhutto: The Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Memorial at the Rawalpindi Central Jail Gallows. The four pillars symbolyse the four Federating Units of Pakistan. Gallows of the old Rawalpindi Central Jail continue to haunt the Military Headquarters, where Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto 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.
Why Zardari and NRO are so important? – by Farhad Jarral: VS   The Central Executive Committee of Pakistan People’s Party (CEC) and Sindh assembly have given their decision of full confidence and support for the President Asif Ali Zardari. Contrary to the wishes of some people
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:
The most heinous crime of Asif Zardari – by Abbas Ather: Zardari’s tri-color coat and the nuclear button In the following op-ed, Abbas Ather explains that is is neither corruption (the NRO) nor Article 58-2(b), the most heinous crime of Asif Zardari is the fact that he heads Pakistan People’s
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
Chargesheet against government – Part I: By: Humza Ikram SUSPECT.…………………………………………Fehmida Mirza ALLEGATION. ……………………………….. First woman speaker of Asia and the Muslim world. CRIME …………………………………………..(i) Conducting in-camera briefings on national security, where top army and intelligence agencies brief people’s representatives about
Rise and Fall – A Piece of Advice for Mumtaz Ali Bhutto: By: Jarri Mirza Mumtaz Bhutto on 17th October 2009 wrote an article with titled “Bahadur baap ki buzdil beti ” on the eve of BB’s homecoming . And now he is announcing to be a poplitical successor of BB
‘Zulfikarabad’: A great gift to the nation by the PPP government: Goldmine on a million acres : Zardari for setting up ‘Zulfikarabad’ By Razzak Abro KARACHI: President Asif Ali Zardari has directed the Sindh government to identify a million acres of land near the coast in Thatta district for the
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
Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto versus Nawaz Sharif: A comparison – By Dr. Safdar Mehmood:
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
Bhuttoism – By Dr. Farid A. Malik: By DR FARID A. MALIK September 12, 2008 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (ZAB) emerged on the political horizon as a member of the Iskander Mirza cabinet. Since then there was no looking back. He was young and charismatic. After the
Those who supported Genera Zia yesterday are supporting terrorists today: