Although the president was well within his constitutional rights to dismiss the PPP government, the story of the Prime
Before a great fall comes pride. The story of the country’s diplomatic isolation is no exception to the rule
The PPP government might have survived the 1989 vote of no confidence but who saved her?
In the death of noted Sindhi poet Parwano Bhatti, Sindhi literature has become poorer. He breathed his last in...
A conspiracy to overthrow the Benazir government is thwarted as the prime minister survives a no-confidence vote
Courts returned influence and control to landed aristocracy in a landmark 1989 judgment
Sindh has had a long history of ethnic strife. Unless governments tackle the real causes of social and political
Rajiv Gandhi and Benazir Bhutto pledged to find a permanent solution to the battlefield that neither country could
Although democracy had returned in 1988, Benazir soon discovered that her powers as prime minister were severely clipped
One ‘soldier of Islam’ had perished in the Bahawalpur air crash but another rose to the fore post-1988
Despite being prime minister, Bhutto had been kept isolated from the nuclear programme.
Rajiv Gandhi’s visit to Pakistan in 1988 was heralded by Benazir Bhutto as a historic departure from over 40 years of...
Much manoeuvring and manipulation continued in NWFP and Balochistan in the first few months of Benazir Bhutto’s
Wasim Sajjad’s victory in the Senate elections came as Benazir’s first defeat in the early days of her premiership
Benazir’s second premiership began with presidential polls and ended with dismissal of her government
In the death of Jamal Faqir, Sindh’s music culture has lost a great exponent of the Soung school of music. Among...
Despite Gen Beg’s hostile attitude, another Bhutto takes oath as PM
Promising to comply with three conditions set by GIK, Benazir takes oath as prime minister
Amid great uncertainty after the Bahawalpur crash, Gen Zia’s proxies went up against the force that was Benazir Bhutto
A political alliance was formed to confront the PPP, which enjoyed a substantial sympathy vote bank