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Benazir Bhutto

Pakistan SC Rejects Plea To Cancel Bail Of Cops In Benazir Bhutto's Assassination

Oct 06, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Aziz was the chief of police in Rawalpindi, where Benazir was assassinated, while Shahzad was the superintendent of police of Rawal Town.

Pakistan Supreme Court Rejects Petition Seeking Suspension Of Police Officers Bail In Benazir Murder Case

Oct 05, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Bhutto was killed along with 21 people in a gun-and-bomb attack outside Rawalpindi's Liaquat Bagh during an election rally on December 27, 2007.

'Suicide Bomber' In Benazir Bhutto's Murder Resurfaces

Ikramullah, one of Pakistan's most-wanted terrorists, was named as the second suicide bomber in Benazir Bhutto's assassination in 2007.

28 December, 2017

'Musharraf Killed My Mother,' Accuses Bilawal Bhutto

Outlook Web Bureau

"Pervez Musharraf directly threatened my mother that the guarantee of her security upon her return to Pakistan depended on Bhutto's cooperation with the government," Bilawal said.

31 August, 2017

Musharraf Declared Absconder, Two Sentenced In Benazir Bhutto Murder Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Former Rawalpindi CPO Saud Aziz and former Rawal Town SP Khurram Shahzad were sentenced to 17 years in prison

27 December, 2010

The Cover Up Continues

B. Raman

Three years after the assassination of Benazir, the conspiracy to have her killed has been followed by a fresh conspiracy to prevent the real facts of the case from coming out.

16 April, 2010

The Report

Heraldo Muñoz

Report of the United Nations Commission of Inquiry into the facts and circumstances of the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto

16 April, 2010

'Could Have Been Prevented'

B. Raman

The UN report has not only blamed the previous government of Gen. Musharraf for failing to provide effective security to her but has also condemned the Pakistani intelligence agencies for preventing an effective investigation

06 January, 2008

The Drive To Death

B. Raman

From Peshawar to Pindi: With the data available so far from sources in Pakistan, the following reconstruction of the assassination of Mrs.Benazir Bhutto has been possible:

29 December, 2007

Who Killed Benazir Bhutto?

B. Raman

Two versions. Both attribute her assassination to Al Qaeda. One version names the trojan horse as the anti-Shia Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LEJ) while the other names it as the followers of Baitullah Mehsud of South Waziristan.

28 December, 2007

A Multi-Layered Tragedy.

Tariq Ali

It's a tragedy for a country on a road to more disasters. Torrents and foaming cataracts lie ahead. And it is a personal tragedy. The house of Bhutto has lost another member. Father, two sons and now a daughter have all died unnatural deaths.

28 December, 2007

Assassination Aftermath

B. Raman

Not Nawaz but Musharraf gains from the removal of Benazir from the scene. The US realises the folly of uncritical dependence on Musharraf but has no option at present.

28 December, 2007

Right Under Their Nose

B. Raman

It is high time Musharraf and the US realise that Al Qaeda is not just in the tribal belt. It is right there in GHQ, Rawalpindi.

27 December, 2007

Why Kill Benazir Bhutto?

Rajinder Puri

Because she was pro-America? So is every major politician of Pakistan, tied to one or another faction of the US establishment. Musharraf himself is closest to the US. Nawaz Sharif has indirect links with the Bush administration....

27 December, 2007

Benazir Bhutto Assassinated

B. Raman

Benazir Bhutto shot dead as gunmen opened fire at her vehicle just before a suicide bomber blew himself up at an election rally in Rawalpindi, killing more than 20 people. Updates

09 August, 2007

'We Need International Observers'

Nayan Chanda

'It is important for General Musharraf ...not to defer the elections, not to impose the emergency and to make sure that those elections are credible and satisfy the public....I am looking [to] saving my country from a militant takeover, God forbid, d

Photo Gallery

A beneficiary receives Covid-19 vaccine dose at a government vaccination centre, in New Delhi.

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Government health workers collect swab samples of the passengers arriving from Mumbai-via-Chhattisgarh for COVID-19 test, at Hatia railway station, in Ranchi.

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Oppostion parties' MPs stage a protest in front of Gate no. 1 of Parliament House after rain, over suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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BJP supporters celebrate their win in municipal polls, in Agartala.

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SP MP Mulayam Singh Yadav in the Lok Sabha, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


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