Bhutto

  • Bilawal one of the 'daydreamers' in Pakistan: Muslim League September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Union Muslim League on Sunday dubbed Bilawal Bhutto Zardari as one of the "daydreamers" in Pakistan for his Kashmir remarks and said that every inch of Indian territory will be protected to the last minute. "The utterances of Pakistan's Opposition leader Bilawal Bhutto is nothing but to show...
  • India @ 9 with Shreya Dhoundial September 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Shreya Dhoundial. ...
  • Unity and integrity of India is nonnegotiable: Modi government's terse reply to Bilawal Bhutto on Kashmir September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: India on Saturday gave a terse reply to Bilawal Bhutto, son of Benazir Bhutto, the former slain prime minister of Pakistan, after he claimed that he will "take back Kashmir" from India. "The integrity and unity of India is nonnegotiable. We are in the process of looking forward, but...
  • Bilawal's comment on Kashmir 'far from reality', says Syed Akbaruddin September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: India on Saturday termed as "far from reality" comment of PPP leader Bilawal Bhutto Zardari that his party will get back entire Kashmir from it and asserted the integrity and unity of the country was "non negotiable". "We are in the process of looking forward and looking forward does...
  • Bilawal Bhutto's comments on Kashmir 'irresponsible': BJP September 20, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party reacted strongly to Pakistani leader Bilawal Bhutto's comments on Kashmir calling them irresponsible. The PPP leader had earlier in the day said that he would take back Kashmir from India. ...
  • I will take back Kashmir from India, it belongs to Pakistan, says Benazir Bhutto's son September 20, 2014

    Islamabad: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the 'GenNext' politician of Pakistan, has said that his Pakistan People's Party (PPP) would get back entire Kashmir from India. Bilawal, in his 20s, was addressing the party workers in Multan region in Punjab on Friday. "I will take back Kashmir, all of it, and I will not...
  • Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari acquitted in graft case May 28, 2014

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari was on Wednesday acquitted in a corruption case related to the illegal construction of a polo ground at the Prime Minister House when his wife Benazir Bhutto was the premier. An accountability court in its verdict said that the accused has not been proven...
  • I am impressed by Rahul Gandhi, says Bilawal Bhutto Zardari February 8, 2014

    Suhasini Haidar: Hello and welcome to a special edition of World View. With me, chairman of the Pakistan People's Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the first interview to an Indian television channel. We are here for the Sindh festival that's being launched, but the question many are asking, are we also...
  • Incomplete missions of assassinated leaders must be completed: Bilawal Bhutto February 7, 2014

    Former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto's son, Bilawal Bhutto, at 25 became the youngest chief of a political party and speculation is growing that he will stand for parliamentary elections soon. In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN, Bilawal said, "The incomplete missions of the assassinated leaders must be completed." ...
  • My goal is to fulfil my mother's dream: Benazir Bhutto's son Bilawal February 5, 2014

    In Pakistan, former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's son Bilawal Bhutto is in the spotlight. Just a month after he turned 25, the legal age to stand for election, Bhutto is making a splash with the Sindh Festival at Mohenjodaro. In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN, Bhutto said that his goal...
  • Pakistani court issues warrant for Musharraf January 31, 2014

    Pervez Musharraf's legal woes mounted on Friday as a Pakistani special court conducting his treason trial issued a bailable arrest warrant for the former dictator and ordered his production on February 7. The threejudge court formed by the government to try 70yearold Musharraf on charges of high treason for imposing emergency...
  • Thank you but no thanks, Musharraf tells Pakistan government December 28, 2013

    Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has rejected "with thanks" the government's offer to bring his ailing mother to Pakistan from Dubai, one of his aides said on Saturday. "Thank you very much but don't try to fool people," Aasia Ishaque, Musharraf's spokesperson, said when she was asked about his reaction to...
  • No new probe into Benazir's assassination: Pak government December 27, 2013

    The Pakistan government will not order a new probe into former premier Benazir Bhutto's assassination and await a court's decision on the issue, according to a media report on Friday. "We will wait for the court decision and then evolve a future line of action," Information Minister Pervez Rashid said. "Since the...
  • Bilawal says no talks with militants till they disarm December 27, 2013

    The only way to save Pakistan is to battle terrorism, PPP leader Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Friday as he lashed out at politicians like Imran Khan whom he accused of backing militants. In a hardhitting speech at an event held at Garhi Khuda Baksh in Sindh province to mark the...
  • Musharraf freed after 6 months of house arrest November 6, 2013

    Islamabad: Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf was on Tuesday freed after spending nearly six months in house arrest as he has been granted bail in four major cases registered against him, including one over the assassination of Benazir Bhutto. Two days after a court granted him bail in a case...
  • Watch: Fatima Bhutto on her new book 'The shadow of the crescent moon' November 2, 2013

    Pakistani writer Fatima Bhutto released her book and spoke on Pakistan and terrorism. Bhutto released 'The shadow of the crescent moon' in Delhi recently. Speaking on the border tensions between India and Pakistan notwithstanding, Bhutto said that people of the two countries desire peace and they should not be divided. ...
  • Fatima Bhutto turns novelist, pens debut fiction work October 20, 2013

    Writeractivist Fatima Bhutto has penned her debut novel which encounters the life of three brothers and two women in a small town in the troubled tribal region of Waziristan near the Afghanistan border. "The Shadow of the Crescent Moon", published by Penguin, chronicles the lives of people trying to live and...
  • Probe against Musharraf to be completed in 6 weeks, informs FIA October 19, 2013

    Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency, on Saturday, said it would complete a probe into the 2007 emergency imposed by former President Pervez Musharraf in six weeks. FIA Director General Saud Mirza said the statements of some bureaucrats had been recorded as part of the probe, the Dawn newspaper reported on its website. The...
  • Bilawal may contest from Bhutto family stronghold in Sindh October 18, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan Peoples Party's (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari may contest from a national assembly seat which has traditionally been the stronghold of the Bhutto family in hometown Larkana in Sindh province. Former president Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday addressed a public rally in Naudero as part of Eid celebrations in...
  • Musharraf not to be discharged in Benazir Bhutto murder case October 8, 2013

    Islamabad: In yet another setback to Pervez Musharraf, a Pakistani antiterrorism court on Tuesday rejected the former military ruler's request for dropping his name in the Benazir Bhutto murder case and fixed a date for a fresh trial. Musharraf's lawyer Akhtar Shah had requested the court to discharge the former president...
  • Pervez Musharraf booked for murder of cleric during Lal Masjid operation September 2, 2013

    In fresh trouble for Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, a case was on Monday filed against him for the murder of cleric Abdul Rasheed and his mother during the infamous Lal Masjid operation. The case was filed on the directions of the Islamabad High Court Justice Noorul Huque Qureshi...
  • Pakistan: I am leaving presidency as a satisfied man, says Asif Ali Zardari August 27, 2013

    Outgoing President Asif Ali Zardari has said that he is leaving the Presidency as a satisfied man after overseeing the first-ever democratic transition of power in Pakistan and relinquishing Presidential powers to Parliament. "Democratic transition to power means strengthening of democracy and I'm confident that Pakistan will be the ultimate winner,"...
  • Musharraf, 7 others indicted for conspiracy to murder Benazir Bhutto August 20, 2013

    Rawalpindi: Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has formally been indicted for conspiracy to murder Benazir Bhutto over his failure to prevent her assassination. Seven others, too, have been indicted along with Musharraf for the murder of the former Pakistan prime minister. In a brief hearing in Rawalpindi, three charges...
  • Pakistan: Court orders authorities to produce Pervez Musharraf on September 10 August 20, 2013

    A Pakistani court hearing a case related to the 2006 killing of Baloch leader Akbar Bugti on Monday directed authorities to produce former military ruler Pervez Musharraf at the next hearing on September 10. Judge Ismail Baloch of the antiterrorism court in the southwestern city of Quetta expressed his displeasure with...
  • Pakistan: Musharraf trial adjourned till Aug 20 August 6, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf failed to appear before an antiterrorism court on Tuesday due to "security reasons" for his trial in the assassination case of former premier Benazir Bhutto, prompting the judge to adjourn the hearing till August 20. Musharraf, who had been summoned to face charges of...
  • Pakistan: Musharraf to be indicted in Benazir murder case August 6, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf is expected to be indicted in the Benazir Bhutto murder case later on Tuesday. An antiterrorism court in Rawalpindi had named Musharraf in the case in February 2011, and in August the same year he was declared a proclaimed offender. The Rawalpindi antiterrorism court...
  • Musharraf to be charged with Bhutto's murder on August 6 July 30, 2013

    Former Pakistani military rulerPervez Musharraf will be charged with criminal conspiracy andmurder of exPrime Minister Benazir Bhutto on August 6, evenas his bail plea in the Akbar Bugti killing case was rejected on Tuesday. Musharraf was produced in an antiterrorism court inRawalpindi amidst tight security for today's hearing in theBhutto assassination...
  • Pakistan: Zardari's close aide killed in suicide attack July 10, 2013

    Islamabad: One of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's most trusted aides was killed in a suspected suicide bombing in the volatile port city of Karachi on Wednesday as he stopped his armoured vehicle to buy some fruit, police said. Pakistan has suffered a spate of bombings since Prime Minister Nawaz...
  • Musharraf chargesheeted in Bhutto assassination case June 25, 2013

    Islamabad: Compounding his legal woes, Pakistani investigators on Tuesday included exmilitary ruler Pervez Musharraf in the list of main accused who conspired to assassinate former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) submitted a chargesheet against 69yearold Musharraf including him in the list of main accused...
  • Pak: Expm Gilani demands judges to be tried with Musharraf June 25, 2013

    Lahore: Former Pakistani premier Yousuf Raza Gilani has demanded that Pakistani judges who endorsed the October 1999 coup, led by former army chief Pervez Musharraf, should also be charged with treason. Gilani, a senior leader of the Pakistan People's Party, made the demand after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday announced...