Benazir Bhutto

Pakistan's anti-graft body challenges Nawaz Sharif son-in-law's release

Pakistan's anti-graft body challenges Nawaz Sharif son-in-law's release

Pakistan`s anti-corruption body on Friday petitioned the High Court against the accountability court`s order to release former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s son-in-law Captain Muhammad Safdar (retd) on bail after he was taken into custody on October 9.

Nov 03, 2017, 14:14 PM IST
Have you seen this throwback picture of young Benazir Bhutto with Indira Gandhi?

Have you seen this throwback picture of young Benazir Bhutto with Indira Gandhi?

Both these powerful leaders were born in influential political families. Both rose to power amid a clout dominated by males. And both were assassinated in their respective countries.

Oct 30, 2017, 13:27 PM IST

Senior Pakistan cops convicted in Benazir Bhutto assassination case set to walk free

On September 29, the Federal Investigative Agency (FIA) filed a petition in the LHC's Rawalpindi Bench challenging the anti-terrorism court's (ATC) decision in the murder case.

Oct 06, 2017, 20:29 PM IST
Pervez Musharraf was a better ruler of Pakistan than Benazir Bhutto, says survey

Pervez Musharraf was a better ruler of Pakistan than Benazir Bhutto, says survey

In a survey conducted by a media organisation in Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf has been adjudged a better ruler than Benzair Bhutto of the neighbouring country.

Oct 05, 2017, 19:48 PM IST
Pakistan Senate Chairman calls Pervez Musharraf a 'murderer'

Pakistan Senate Chairman calls Pervez Musharraf a 'murderer'

Pakistan's Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani has called the country's former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf a murderer and said the latter should return to Pakistan and face cases against him.

Sep 24, 2017, 06:15 AM IST
Zardari involved in Benazir Bhutto's assassination: Musharraf

Zardari involved in Benazir Bhutto's assassination: Musharraf

"Asif Ali Zardari is responsible for the Bhutto family`s demise and is involved in the deaths of Benazir and Murtaza Bhutto," he said.

Sep 21, 2017, 17:33 PM IST
Asif Ali Zardari says will appeal against Benazir murder case verdict

Asif Ali Zardari says will appeal against Benazir murder case verdict

The anti-terrorism court (ATC) this week acquitted five Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan suspects due to lack of evidence in the case.

Sep 02, 2017, 17:23 PM IST
Pervez Musharraf declared absconder in Benazir Bhutto assassination case

Pervez Musharraf declared absconder in Benazir Bhutto assassination case

Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf was on Thursday declared absconder in Benazir Bhutto assassination case.

Aug 31, 2017, 16:08 PM IST

Benazir Bhutto murder case verdict today

A Pakistani court is set to announce its verdict in the murder case of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto on Thursday after about a decade, officials said.

Aug 31, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
Fear of Indian retaliation forced Pervez Musharraf against using nukes after 2001 Parliament attack

Fear of Indian retaliation forced Pervez Musharraf against using nukes after 2001 Parliament attack

Gen Pervez Musharraf has been living in Dubai since last year when he was allowed to leave Pakistan on pretext of medical treatment

Jul 27, 2017, 14:54 PM IST
Terror attacks and election place UK PM Theresa May under microscope

Terror attacks and election place UK PM Theresa May under microscope

Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking re-election as a tough leader to take Britain through Brexit, but her "strong and stable" image is under close scrutiny after a string of terror attacks and campaign missteps ahead of Thursday`s vote.

Jun 05, 2017, 10:10 AM IST
'Pervez Musharraf wants to appear in person in Benazir Bhutto murder case'

'Pervez Musharraf wants to appear in person in Benazir Bhutto murder case'

Pervez Musharraf has been charged with involvement in the murder of the former two-time prime minister in 2007.

May 19, 2017, 12:32 PM IST

Benazir Bhutto's daughter slams bill forbidding public eating during Ramzan

Bakhtawar, 27, took to twitter to express her outrage at the Ehteram-e-Ramazan (Amendment) Bill, 2017 which also seeks to punish hotel owners violating the law with fines from Rupees 500 to 25,000.

May 13, 2017, 23:37 PM IST
Pervez Musharraf caught dancing on `Dilli wali girlfriend` in nightclub - Watch

Pervez Musharraf caught dancing on `Dilli wali girlfriend` in nightclub - Watch

Pervez Musharraf left Pakistan for Dubai in March last year hours after the Interior Ministry issued a notification to remove his name from the Exit Control List.

Jan 23, 2017, 11:35 AM IST
`Not just Pakistani military, leaders too embracing jihadis`

`Not just Pakistani military, leaders too embracing jihadis`

British journalist Owen Bennett-Jones said the jihadis, if circumstances permitted, would like to see the politicians, with whom they shook hands, not only out of power but dead and buried too. 

Sep 02, 2016, 09:23 AM IST
Pervez Musharraf owning more properties than known: Report

Pervez Musharraf owning more properties than known: Report

In March 2014, Musharraf was formally indicted over treason charges for imposing emergency and the Provisional Constitutional Order on November 3, 2007.

Aug 02, 2016, 17:23 PM IST

Pakistan court orders freezing of Musharraf`s property

A special court trying former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason passed an order Tuesday freezing his bank accounts and confiscating his property, his lawyer said.

Jul 19, 2016, 18:54 PM IST

Benazir, Musharraf did not want Sharif to return from exile, reveals ex-PM

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz has claimed that former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf and Benazir Bhutto did not want Nawaz Sharif to return to Pakistan before the 2008 general elections.

Jun 09, 2016, 22:13 PM IST

36 killed, 100 injured as windstorm, rain wreak havoc in Pakistan

At least 36 people were killed and over 100 others injured as severe windstorm coupled with heavy rain wreaked havoc in parts of Pakistan overnight.

Jun 02, 2016, 22:22 PM IST
Pakistan celebrates Sadiq Khan`s London mayor win

Pakistan celebrates Sadiq Khan`s London mayor win

The election of a Pakistani bus driver`s son as the mayor of London was greeted with celebrations on Saturday in Pakistan, from where Sadiq Khan`s parents emigrated to Britain in the 1960s.

May 07, 2016, 15:03 PM IST