As is the wont in dictatorships, the inner cabinet of General Ziaul Haq assured him in August, 1979 that he was the most suitable person to rule the country. But then came a rude shock to the system: some generals began questioning him at an Aug ... DAWN Group, 2 weeks ago
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Being a soldier, General Ziaul Haq was in the habit of planning well before it came time to implement. His plans of introducing an Islamic code of life in the country had been laid way back in December, 1978, on the beginning of the new Islamic ...DAWN Group, 1 month ago
Gen Chishti was of the opinion that after Bhutto's hanging and his own refusal to return to democracy, Gen Zia had become hostage to some sycophants. He had already begun distributing money and rations among some army families; later he took to ...DAWN Group, 5 days ago
Islamabad - Experts believe Iran's framework agreement with six world powers on its nuclear programme represents a major opening for Pakistan to benefit from the new opportunities that would emerge once the Iranian economy is unshackled. The ...The Nation Pakistan, 1 week ago
April 10 is also referred to as Youm-i-Dastoor, or the Day of the Constitution. It was on this day in 1973 that the Constitution, which is currently in force, was promulgated by the government of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. On the 42nd anniversary of the ...DAWN Group, 2 weeks ago
Farooq Ganderbali One little noticed fact in the political landscape of Pakistan in the recent past has been the ending of the 2009 ordinance for Gilgit-Baltistan, meaning thereby that elections are due to be held to elect a new Chief Minister and ...Daily Excelsior.com, 2 weeks ago
Some of Mairaj Muhammad Khan's politics is so old world that it has a touch of romanticism. There are military courts, protests and disobedience; challenges to martial law and refusal to become party to military rule. There are also lashes, torture, ...The Express Tribune, 2 weeks ago
By SAAG By Dr. Rajesh Tembarai Krishnamachari Antisemitism marked with an irrational prejudice against Jews and Israel is on the rise over the past decade after declining for much of the post WW-II era . This trend is particularly ...Eurasia Review, 2 weeks ago
By Mahendra Ved Pakistan is all set to join the conflict in Yemen on the side of the Saudi Arabia-led Arab combine. As has happened during its past military ventures abroad, the political leadership under Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the ...South Asia Monitor, 3 weeks ago
ISLAMABAD: As a full bench of the Supreme Court prepares to take up challenges to the 18th and 21st amendments to the Constitution on April 16, the sudden sentencing of six Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants has sounded alarm bells among the ...DAWN Group, 3 weeks ago
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