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MQM-P refuses to join federal cabinet

ISLAMABAD: The MQM-Pakistan (MQM-P) has decided not to join the federal cabinet and extend support to the broad-based Shehbaz government from the outside. The decision has been conveyed to the prime minister. Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, chief of the MQM-P

MQM-P delegation expected to meet PM Imran Khan today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has become more active against the no-confidence motion and he will meet the MQM delegation today following the news of the agreement with the opposition parties. Governor Sindh Imran Ismail along with Defence Minister reached

MQM-P, opposition reach agreement on no-confidence motion

ISLAMABAD: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has decided to quit the ruling PTI and join hands with the joint Opposition to support their no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan. The development was confirmed by Pakistan People’s Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto

MQM-P puts demands before opposition to support no-confidence move

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has put demands before the united opposition to support the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan and has also demanded a written guarantee of their implementation. In this regard, sources have informed from responsible

MQM-P leader Amir Khan tests positive for coronavirus

KARACHI: Senior Deputy Convener of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) Amir Khan has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The MQM leader has quarantined himself at his residence after being diagnosed with the COVID-19. The party has appealed to masses

Governor Sindh, Asad Umar discuss Karachi projects with MQM-P

KARACHI: Governor Sindh Imran Ismail and Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar on Saturday met a delegation of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P). The MQM-P delegation comprising Amin-ul-Haque, Khawaja Izharul Hassan and Kanwar Naveed Jameel discussed the

MQM-P demands new province in Sindh, rights for Karachi

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has once again demanded a new province in Sindh and rights for Karachi. Addressing the ‘Karachi Rights’ march, MQM-P convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui said the creation of a new province was inevitable. “A province in

MQM-P raises concerns over appointment of city administrators

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) Convener Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui on Tuesday criticised the Sindh government for appointing “non-local officers” as administrators across the province. Addressing a press conference, the MQM-P leader said the party would not comment on the

Power consolidation in Karachi

A new power tussle is on the cards in Sindh as the local government completes its tenure on August 29. Political parties have already started consolidating power while the main battle remains in Karachi. In a sudden move, the Sindh

MQM-P being ruled by land hoarders: Farooq Sattar

THATTA: Former leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) Farooq Sattar has said that his former political party was being ruled over by land hoarders and feudal. Talking to media in Thatta, Farooq Sattar said that MQM-P was currently

Governor Sindh calls on PM Imran, discusses political situation  

ISLAMABAD: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at PM office in Islamabad (today) Friday. According to details, matters related to the transfer of IGP Sindh, the current political situation in Sindh, development projects and other issues

Sanjrani urges MQM-P convener to return in federal cabinet

KARACHI: On Sunday, Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani said Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) convener Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui should think regarding returning to the federal cabinet, adding that this would enable him to work more efficiently for his community. Speaking

PML-Q, MQM-P won’t go anywhere: Sheikh Rasheed

LAHORE: Federal Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed has assured that Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), disgruntled allies of the ruling PTI, won’t go anywhere. Addressing a press conference in Lahore, Sheikh Rasheed has claimed that PML-N supremo

MQM-P should start focusing on Karachi’s issue: Bilawal Bhutto

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto has said that Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) should start focusing on issues of Karachi rather than on ministries. While talking to journalists, Bilawal Bhutto advised MQM-P to rethink its alliance with Pakistan

PM shuns MQM

Prime Minister Imran Khan was in Karachi where he had a busy day meeting with disgruntled allies and opponents along other social engagements. As problems increased, the prime minister had to take matters into his own hands to resolve a

MQM-P leaders are linked with corruption: PSP Chief

KARACHI: Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) Chairman Syed Mustafa Kamal has claimed that Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leaders are linked with corruption and will not quit the government. Talking to media outside National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Court, Mustafa Kamal said, “MQM-P

PTI delegation arrives to placate MQM-P leaders

KARACHI: A delegation from ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) met with MQM-P members in Karachi on Monday after Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan convener Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui announced his resignation as federal minister of information technology.  The PTI delegation, headed by Asad

PPP offers MQM-P to join Sindh govt after Maqbool’s resignation

KARACHI: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) on Sunday appreciated the resignation from the federal cabinet of Muttahida Quami Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui and offered them to join the Sindh government. Capturing the window of opportunity which emerged

Karachi’s funds

While the MQM-P is an important ally of the PTI government, the party has also been making efforts to wrestle back control over Karachi. There has been an ongoing scuffle between the Sindh and local bodies government over the release

The pariah politician

The founder of the MQM, Altaf Hussain, has been charged with terrorism offences in the UK and was subsequently arrested. This time Karachi responded differently as complete calm and silence filled the air as the news went by largely unnoticed.