Mqm

  • Pak: MQM accuses PTI of turning Karachi into a battlefield 21-05-2013 07:30 AM

    Karachi: The MQM on Monday accused Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chief Imran Khan of turning Karachi into a battlefield after the May 11 General Elections, as the war of words between the two political parties intensified. Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Asif Hasnain who has won a National Assembly seat in the elections...
  • Imran to lead protests against party leaders's killing 20-05-2013 01:43 AM

    Karachi/Lahore: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan will lead protests in Pakistan's largest city of Karachi against the killing of a senior leader of his party for which he has directly blamed MQM chief Altaf Hussain. In a video message released on Sunday, Khan, who is under treatment at the Shaukat Khanum hospital...
  • Pak: PTI leader shot dead, Imran blames MQM chief 19-05-2013 08:55 AM

    Karachi: Cricketer turned politician Imran Khan has held the chief of Mutthaida Qaumi Movement (MQM) directly responsible for the killing of a senior leader of his party in the city. "I hold Altaf Hussain directly responsible for the murder as he had openly threatened Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf workers and leaders through...
  • Pakistan: Jamat-e-Islami alleges vote rigging, boycotts elections 11-05-2013 05:37 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's right-wing Jamaat-e-Islami party on Saturday decided to boycott the general elections for national and provincial assemblies, claiming massive rigging and mismanagement at several polling stations. Jamat-e-Islami (JI) decided to withdraw candidates from Karachi and Hyderabad. The party has called a peaceful strike on May 13 to protest against...
  • Pakistan: Candidate shot dead, PPP nominee missing on eve of polls 10-05-2013 11:12 PM

    Karachi: An independent candidate was on Friday shot dead, while a Pakistan People's Party nominee went missing in the port city of Karachi. Three people, including MQM (Haqiqi)-backed independent candidate Shakeel Ahmed, were killed in the shootout between two rival groups, police said. Shakeel had earlier filed nomination papers as...
  • Pakistan election diary: 1997, 2008 and now

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    Elections in the subcontinent are always a riot of colours, but perhaps no election has quite the mix of tragedy and power that Pakistani elections...

  • Right over the precipice

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    Why the real game changer in Pakistan's elections could be the radical right, and why India should worry. It was a speech made with ...

  • Pakistan: Four killed in blasts near MQM, PPP offices 28-04-2013 04:16 AM

    Islamabad: At least four people were killed and 44 injured in three blasts that occurred in Pakistan's Karachi city near offices of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Saturday night, Geo News reported. In one of the incidents, at least two people were killed and...
  • Gilani complies with opposition's demands 09-01-2011 09:18 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistani Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on Sunday accepted a list of demands by the main opposition, further driving back the spectre of a looming political crisis in the country. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), headed by former two-time prime minister Nawaz Sharif, had started a 72-hour clock...
  • MQM to return to PPP-led coalition in Pak 07-01-2011 06:21 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's fragile Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)-led federal government got a lifeline on Friday when its biggest ally Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) announced its return to the coalition after its demands like the rollback of petrol prices were met. But the MQM leaders, who held crunch talks with Prime Minister...
  • Gilani turns to PML-N, PML-Q to avert crisis 03-01-2011 05:23 PM

    Lahore: In a desperate move to shore up support for his tottering government, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Monday met top leaders of the two opposition PML-N and PLM-Q parties, as clamour mounted for his resignation. The attempts to reach out to the dominant opposition party, the Nawaz...
  • Pak govt in crisis as key ally MQM pulls out 03-01-2011 08:17 AM

    New Delhi: The ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)-led coalition was dealt a severe blow, after a key ally the MQM pulled out on Sunday. The MQM, which had pulled its two ministers out of the federal cabinet last month, announced its decision to quit the nearly three-year-old coalition following meetings...
  • Pak politician murdered outside his London home 17-09-2010 02:09 PM

    London: Imran Farooq, a leader of the pro-Musharraf Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) party, was stabbed to death on Thursday evening. The police said they were called to reports of a serious assault in Green Lane, Edgware in North London and found a 50-year-old Asian male suffering from multiple stab wounds...
  • Pakistan PM rejects threat of military coup 16-09-2010 11:53 PM

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Thursday rejected rumours about a change of the government in Pakistan, saying that the ruling coalition led by his party and the parliament would protect democracy. Gilani described the rumours about a change in the political dispensation as mere speculation. The government and...
  • Zardari favourite as Pak PM but Fahim won't give up 17-03-2008 03:53 PM

    New Delhi: As he made an impressive Test debut by taking nine wickets, off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Tuesday said patience was key to his success on an unresponsive wicket in the first match against the West Indies. Ashwin's figures of nine for 128 in the unfinished match was second only...
  • Bhutto's PPP, Sharif's PML-N lead in Pak polls 19-02-2008 08:18 AM

    Pallekele: Australia's Twenty20 captain Cameron White was frustrated at his team's 35-run loss in the Twenty20 match against Sri Lanka here on Saturday night. Sri Lanka captain Tillakaratne Dilshan hit a magnificent 57-ball 104 not out as the hosts made 198 for three in their 20 overs, a total that...
  • 30 Mins: Pak leaders rule from UK 19-05-2007 02:53 AM

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