Book Review : Songs Of Blood & Sword

Riveting, Engaging and Personal By Michael Ronald *** – A Must Read For History Buffs Synopsis As the Gandhi family took hold of national politics in India, the Bhuttos were Pakistan’s equivalent of a political dynasty. Brought to the forefront by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the one time Foreign Minister, Prime Minister and President, the Bhutto clan has captured the imagination of many Pakistanis and neutrals all over the world. Leaving behind a legacy partially marred by

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Indian woman, who was forced to marry in Pakistan, returns.

Uzma Ahmad, who sought refuge at Indian High Commission in Pakistan capital Islamabad on May 5, came back via Wagah border. A day after the Islamabad High Court (HC) allowed her deportation, an Indian woman who said she was forced by a Pakistani man to marry him at gunpoint returned to India on Thursday. Uzma Ahmad, who sought refuge at the Indian High Commission in Pakistan capital Islamabad on May 5, came back via the

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Hafiz Saeed arrested for ‘Spreading Terrorism in the guise of Islam’ : Pakistan

Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamat-ud Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed and his four aides have been detained for “spreading terrorism in the name of jihad”, Pakistan’s interior ministry has told a judicial review board. Saeed appeared before the board yesterday and argued that he had been detained by the Pakistani government in order to stop him for raising voice for Kashmiris. However, the ministry rejected his arguments and convinced the judicial review board of his crime.

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