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Amidst agitation, jailed leaders discuss portfolios

No doubt the launching of Movement of Restoration of Democracy (MRD) in 1981 was silenced by General Ziaul Haq through the use of brute force, but the MRD had made a wise decision to defer their struggle till August 14, 1983. But when it resumed, ... DAWN Group, 2 weeks ago

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The Baloch question: Hameed Baloch executed

Soon after getting settled into state affairs, General Ziaul Haq turned to Balochistan. This time he really meant business, perhaps because he now believed that Zulfikar Ali Bhutto might have rightly guided him on the matter. On Jan 1, 1978, only ...
 DAWN Group3 weeks ago

The troubling Taliban twosome

Men, Matters & Memories M L Kotru I was in Karachi the day the former Pakistani military ruler, Gen. Zia-ul -Haq's aircraft packed with some of his confidants, a couple of diplomats including the American Ambassador of the day, all of whom died ...
 Daily Excelsior.com1 month ago

A leaf from history — Enter: Al-Zulfikar

, as political parties began pressing Chief Martial Law Administrator (CMLA) General Ziaul Haq to restore democracy, an aircraft of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flying from Karachi to Peshawar, and carrying 148 passengers and crew, was ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago

Can the military reform Pakistan's politics?

Gen Sharif wants to expose corrup­tion, crimin­al activi­ties of politi­cal leader­s and their insens­itivit­y toward­s people­ The writer is a retired lieutenant general of the Pakistan Army and a former federal secretary. He has ...
 The Express Tribune3 days ago A happy augury  Arab News2 months ago

PPP to observe black day tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: The PPP will observe black day on Sunday against toppling of Zulfiqar Bhutto's government by military dictator Gen Ziaul Haq and persecution of PPP workers during his regime. The party will hold seminars and arrange meetings to highlight ...
 Daily Times3 hours ago PPP to observe Black Day  Frontier Post8 hours ago

A leaf from history: A truce in the offing?

By the end of December 1983, it appeared that the Movement for the Restoration of Democracy (MRD) was in no mood to surrender despite its political activists serving jail terms and also being flogged. In Sindh alone, it is estimated that more than ...
 DAWN Group6 days ago
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COVER: Heart of darkness: The Militant: by Muhammad Amir Rana

MUHAMMAD Amir Rana's new book The Militant: Development of a Jihadi Character in Pakistan is not for the faint-hearted, nor for those who prefer to take solace in simplistic, linear explanations for the problem of militancy in Pakistan. This is a ...
 DAWN Group6 days ago


THE skies over Gilgit were lit with fireworks and rattled with gunfire for hours on Friday night as people celebrated the swearing-in of Gligit-Baltistan's second elected chief minister, Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman, a young and energetic political ...
 DAWN Group6 days ago
DAWN Group

SC reserves verdict on petitions challenging 18th, 21st amendments

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday reserved its verdict in a case pertaining to petitions challenging the 18th and 21st constitutional amendments. Earlier this month, the apex court was told that the 21st amendment, which established ...
 DAWN Group1 week ago Amendment undermines constitutional structure, SC told  DAWN Group1 month ago Is APC new route for amendments, asks SC  DAWN Group1 month ago Sectarianism is a curse, says SC judge  DAWN Group1 month ago
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