In the following four decades, Pakistan has been ruled by governments whose descriptions, although complex, commonly alternated between civilian and military, democratic and authoritarian, relatively secular and Islamist. Pakistan elected a civilian government in 2008, and in 2010 adopted a parliamentary system with periodic elections.
World War I would prove to be a watershed in the imperial relationship between Britain and India. 1.4 million Indian and British soldiers of the British Indian Army would take part in the war, and their participation would have a wider cultural fallout: news of Indian soldiers fighting and dying with British soldiers, as well as soldiers from dominions like Canada and Australia, would travel ...
Aug 31, 2022 · Imran Khan, the former prime minister of Pakistan, on Sunday criticized the federal government and said that if there is a secret agreement with the United States, it must be made public.
Sep 09, 2022 · The unilateral declaration of independence by Rhodesia from Britain in 1965 triggered another long-running conflict, with Commonwealth countries condemning Rhodesia's White-minority government.
Aug 20, 2022 · Pakistan had its first coup, and things only got worse. Pakistan lost half its land mass in 1971 and never had a stable democratically elected government. Although Pakistan had elections, it never really had democracy. Economic democracy is a distant dream. Pakistan’s foreign policy depended on whoever was the biggest donor to Pakistan at ...
Sep 10, 2022 · 'Imran Khan's alternative is only Imran Khan,' quipped Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) in a Twitter post on Saturday. The remark was made on the microblogging site ahead of the ousted Pakistan Prime Minister's rally in Punjab's Gujranwala, where he once again told PTI supporters to get ready for peaceful protests.
Aug 11, 2022 · Another state that wished to declare independence was Bhopal, which had a Muslim Nawab, Hamidullah Khan, ruling over a majority Hindu population. A close friend of the Muslim League, the Nawab was staunchly opposed to Congress rule. He had made clear his decision to attain independence to Mountbatten.