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Heavy machinery enters Azizabad to demolish offices around MQM’s Nine Zero

KARACHI: Heavy machinery has entered Karachi’s Azizabad area to demolish all the offices around MQM headquarters Nine Zero. According to CityNews21, heavy loaders and machinery has entered to demolish the offices around Nine Zero, while a heavy contingent of police,

Census will solve many problems of country: MQM leaders

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (Pakistan) convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui and senior MQM leader Faisal Sabzwari have said that the census will solve many problems of the country. According to details, former federal minister of MQM Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui said that

After restoration of TLP will MQM be unbanned?

After talks with the banned organizations in the country, the convener of the ruling coalition party Muttahida Qqaumi Movement, Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has demanded the complete restoration of MQM including the revival of its closed offices and assets. The

Siddiqi asks if TLP can be unbanned then why not MQM: sources

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqi has said that if the status of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) can be restored then why MQM’s cannot be unbanned, sources said. Sources privy to the matter added that the statement

MQM’s Tehseen Abidi joins PPP

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Syeda Tehseen Abidi announced her decision to join the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). Ms Abidi called on PPP leader Faryal Talpur and expressed gratitude for the warm welcome in the party and being provided

CTD guns downs MQM-L ‘target killer’ in Karachi

KARACHI: Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) killed a target killer of Muttahida Qaumi Movement London (MQM-L) after an exchange of gunfire in Karachi. The CTD conducted a raid and killed MQM-L target killer Azam alias Ganja during an encounter in Bagh area

Senate election strategy

The Senate elections are just days away and all political parties have geared up campaigning for the polls. The elections are seen with keen interest as it could devise further course of action for the government and even the opposition

Federal ministers call on MQM leaders, Governor Sindh

KARACHI: A delegation of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led by the Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar on Sunday visited the office of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P). Both parties discussed the ongoing political situation in the country and deliberated

MQM-P office sealed after playing Altaf Hussain’s song

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) landed in trouble after a song about the party founder Altaf Hussain was played during the inauguration of an election office The song was played moments after MQM-P leader Amir Khan inaugurated the office

Political parties gear up for Senate elections as PTI reaches out to allies

ISLAMABAD: Political parties have converged to the federal capital to form a strategy ahead of the Senate elections while the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government has also reached out to its allies. Governor Sindh Imran Ismail on Tuesday met Prime

Zardari offers MQM to join Sindh govt as Senate elections near

ISLAMABAD: Former President and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has once again invited the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) to join the Sindh government if it quits the federal government. The MQM, an ally of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

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

PM Imran Khan assures to resolve MQM’s reservations

ISLAMABAD: A high-level delegation of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and discussed issues of mutual interest. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Amin-ul-Haq and Haider Abbas Rizvi were among the MQM’s delegation. Federal Ministers Asad Umar, Ali Zaidi

MQM-P leader Adil Siddiqui succumbs to COVID-19

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader and former MPA Muhammad Adil Siddiqui has passed away from coronavirus. He was aged 57. Siddiqui had been admitted to a private hospital in Karachi since the last few days where he passed away.

Farooq Sattar tests positive for COVID-19

ISLAMABAD: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Dr Farooq Sattar has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, becoming the latest high-profile personality to suffer from the virus. The senior politician got tested at a private hospital in Karachi. Sattar has canceled

Former MQM lawmaker robbed at gunpoint in Karachi

KARACHI: A former MPA of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Kamran Akhtar, was robbed at gunpoint by four unidentified men. According to the police, the incident took place Tuesday night. A police officer said Akhtar was standing outside his house when

London High Court freezes six properties of MQM founder

LONDON: The High Court in London has ordered immediately to freeze all six trust properties controlled by the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain. Deputy High Court Judge Peter issued an order to freeze six properties including the palatial

Baldia factory case: Convicts appeal sentences in SHC

KARACHI: Two suspects sentenced to death in the Baldia factory fire case on Wednesday appealed against their conviction in Sindh High Court (SHC). Abdul Rehman alias Bhola and Zubair alias Charya were sentenced to death by an anti-terrorism court (ATC)

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

Two awarded death sentence in Baldia factory fire case

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Tuesday awarded death sentence to Abdul Rahman alias Bhola and Zubair alias Charya in 2012 Baldia factory fire case. The court acquitted Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM-P) leader Rauf Siddiqui for lack of evidence, while

MQM founder fined £2 million for tax evasion in UK

LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain has reportedly been fined for tax evasion of more than £2 million in the United Kingdom. Altaf Hussain has been fined for not paying over £2 million over a period of twenty

Karachi Mayor’s tenure

Waseem Akhtar ends his tenure as Karachi Mayor on August 28 leaving behind a checkered legacy in which the local government failed to resolve the plethora of problems facing the city. At his farewell presser, the mayor vented out his

Farooq Sattar set to make comeback with MQM-Nazriyati

KARACHI: Former Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) Deputy Convenor Dr Farooq Sattar has hinted at making a political comeback with a new faction of the party. In a conversation with MM News, Farooq Sattar said he would set up the MQM-Nazriyati

Dr Imran Farooq: Murder, trial and justice

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Dr Imran Farooq was brutally stabbed to death outside his home in London on September 16, 2010. Almost 10 years ago later, a court in Pakistan has sentenced three suspects to life imprisonment for the

NAB arrests two suspects linked to MQM leader

KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) conducted raids in Defence Housing Authority and New Karachi area along with local police and arrested two suspects involved in a land scam. The suspects are said to be close aides of Muttahida Quami Movement

MQM’s Amin-ul-Haque takes oath as IT Minister

ISLAMABAD: Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) MNA Syed Amin-ul-Haque on Wednesday took oath as the Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication. The oath was administered to him by President Dr. Arif Alvi. Later, Amin-ul-Haque arrived at the Ministry of IT

Political changes

Ever since Prime Minister Imran Khan assumed office, there have been questions raised whether he will be able to complete his tenure. History certainly is not on his side, as no democratically-elected Pakistani leader has ever completed a full term.

‘Baldia factory fire case’, Primary suspects changes their statements

The primary suspects in Baldia factory fire case, named as Abdul Rehman and Zubair, have changed their earlier statements. As per details, Abdul Rehman admitted that at the time of the incident he was in charge of MQM Baldi sector

PTI makes progress to placate disgruntled MQM-P

KARACHI: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is making efforts to placate its disgruntled ally the Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) after Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui threatened to quit the federal cabinet. The PTI delegation comprising Defence Minister Pervez Khattak, Asad Umar, and Jahangir

Deadlock persists as PTI delegation meets MQM-P leaders

KARACHI: The deadlock persists between the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM-P) a day after MQM-P convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui announced his resignation as federal minister. A delegation led by Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reforms