Justice for all… political parties

Justice is justice only when it is applied to all

In the last few weeks, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has seen the state come down hard on it. With arrests of MQM’s workers, search operations of the MQM headquarters and extracted statements from criminals makes it clear that the . . . → Read More: Justice for all… political parties

What MQM needs to do

By Arif Nizami

Law Enforcement Agencies mean business this time

In the backdrop of the Rangers ongoing operation in Karachi, the raid on Nine Zero – the MQM (Muttahida Qaumi Movement) headquarters – was not at all surprising. Undoubtedly the federal government was on board, and the Sindh government was also informed well . . . → Read More: What MQM needs to do

Lawyer belonging to minority Shia sect shot dead in Karachi

A senior lawyer from the minority Shia sect who was also a counsel for several activists of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was shot dead in Karachi’s Korangi No 1 1/2 area on Wednesday.

Two motorcycle-riding gunmen intercepted Advocate Ali Hasnain Bukhari’s vehicle in Korangi as he left his residence for work. The assailants shot . . . → Read More: Lawyer belonging to minority Shia sect shot dead in Karachi

Altaf blames Ministry of Interior for stubbornness, boycotts NA session

The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Tuesday walked out of the National Assembly session to record protest against non-issuance of new Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC).

“Our party leader is being meted out biasness by authorities. The rulers are afraid that their cheating businesses will be closed,” MNA Rashid Godil said . . . → Read More: Altaf blames Ministry of Interior for stubbornness, boycotts NA session

Altaf told to follow normal procedure for passport

The interior ministry has advised Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain, who wants to apply for a Pakistani identity card and passport, to follow the set procedure, which is to physically go to the High Commission and submit his documents and biometrics there.

“Pakistan has . . . → Read More: Altaf told to follow normal procedure for passport

Altaf Bhai uncovers serious death threats and conspiracies

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chairman Altaf Hussain on Thursday said his life was in “serious danger” as fake cases were being allegedly framed against him at the international level.

In a statement released by the MQM, Hussain urged his party’s coordination committee, elected representatives and workers to remain vigilant as conspiracies were being hatched against . . . → Read More: Altaf Bhai uncovers serious death threats and conspiracies

BBC’s MQM documentary panics Altaf Bhai

Co-ordination Committee of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Thursday rejected the latest documentary film broadcast by British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), insisting the report had distorted facts. Addressing a news conference at party headquarters Nine Zero, Convenor MQM Co-ordination Committee Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqi said BBC had levelled allegations against MQM but did not broadcast . . . → Read More: BBC’s MQM documentary panics Altaf Bhai

The Mohajir identity

Back in the mid 1980’s, the MQM surfaced as a movement to safeguard the interests of the Mohajir community making the first signs of ethnic splits in Pakistan’s politics apparent. The term ‘Mohajir’ is used to describe those who migrated to Pakistan in 1947 from different geographical regions, ethnic and linguistic communities of India. The . . . → Read More: The Mohajir identity

Achakzai calls Karachi “city of terrorists”

By RAJA ASGHAR

ISLAMABAD: It was like stirring a hornet’s nest that Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) leader Mahmood Khan Achakzai, an ally of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, did in the National Assembly on Wednesday by suggesting a Lebanon-type remedy to Karachi’s violence and to the electoral domination of the city by the . . . → Read More: Achakzai calls Karachi “city of terrorists”

PTI Chief congratulates Nawaz over goof counterterrorism

Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan has congratulated Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for what he called a good start to control terrorism in the country. He said if the law is made equal for all in Karachi, peace could be maintained.

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