With the execution now imminent, the hangman arrives from Bahawalpur
Bhutto’s elder sister lodges clemency plea but four former judges explain that the Supreme Court verdict was definitive.
General Zia pushes for an early execution as Bhutto prepares his farewells.
Inside the Bhutto camp, no attempt was made to secure an out-of-court settlement.
Bhutto’s opposition lauds death sentence as diplomatic requests to spare him pour in.
PPP activists and others rounded up in Operation Sweep ahead of the verdict.
With President Zia pushing local bodies’ polls, curtains draw on judicial proceedings in the Nawab Kasuri murder case.
ON a humid morning in 1939, a 19-year-old boy travelled from Larkana to Shantiniketan College, Rabindranath...
Immediately after the military takeover in July 1977, by virtue of being the CMLA, Gen Zia became the chief executive.
With Illahi gone, Gen Zia held all positions of power. No strong reactions from the country were forthcoming either.
Gen Zia bars three high-ranking generals from attending the oath-taking ceremony of the new cabinet.
With Bhutto incarcerated, the writing was on the wall: the deposed prime minister’s death sentence would be upheld.
Eventually, only one People’s Party was to survive — that of the Bhuttos.
Mohammad Khan Junejo joins General Zia’s ranks as 22-member cabinet unveiled.
PNA dissociates itself from military junta after promises to lay out roadmap for elections come to naught.
Attempts at political engineering result in the formation of a splinter group, but Zia still pinned hopes on the PNA.
Together with the Shah of Iran, Bhutto moved to quell Baloch resistance on this side of the border.
General Zia seeks to undo Bhutto’s Balochistan policy. But is it already too little too late?
With changes on the western border, General Zia ups efforts to give civilian legitimacy to his government.
While Bhutto’s lawyers file an appeal in the Supreme Court, Gen Zia takes measures to strengthen his hold.