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The End Of Bhuttoism

The end of Bhuttoism

From Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s judicial murder to Yousuf Raza Gilani’s dismissal through the courts, the Pakistan People’s Party has had a tortured relationship with state institutions. Benazir Bhutto and Asif…

Bhutto’s Fading Legacy

Bhutto’s fading legacy

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto lives on in history, 38 years after his hanging at the hands of a most ruthless military dictator in what is now universally considered a ‘judicial murder’.…

The Legacy Of Bhutto

The legacy of Bhutto

Former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto would have turned 89 years old today had his life not been tragically cut short in 1979 following a judicial trial. The trial is…

Benazir: Leader Par Excellence – II

Benazir: leader par excellence – II

The theory propounded by Dr Sachithanandam got credence as proved by later events. Dr Sachithanandam aptly highlighted that "the earliest foreboding surfaced in the backroom manoeuvres by United States and…

Benazir: Leader Par Excellence-I

Benazir: leader par excellence-I

December 27, 2016 marks the ninth death anniversary of Benazir Bhutto. She sacrificed her life courageously while resisting the agenda of fanatics and terrorists in Pakistan. She fought relentlessly against…

Bhutto’s Ghost

Bhutto’s ghost

While the spirit of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto may be preventing the PPP from disintegrating, it has also stopped the party from evolving to keep up with the times. The ossified…

The Benazir Murder Mystery

The Benazir murder mystery

On the recent occasion of Benazir Bhutto’s 62nd birth anniversary, her husband and PPP’s co-chairman spoke about her murder and said: “We cannot withdraw the FIR, no matter how much…

Benazir And Successors

Benazir and successors

Six years ago on this day, Mian Nawaz Sharif stood in a shocked General Hospital in Rawalpindi consoling workers of a political party he had fought against all along, promising…