New provinces vital for Pakistan's existence: MQM chief

 Leader of Pakistan`s Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) party Altaf Hussain Wednesday pressed for creation of new provinces in the country and warned that Pakistan would be wiped out from the global map if new administrative borders were not drawn, a media report said.

Pak MQM chief Altaf Hussain steps down, then withdraws resignation

Pakistan's Mutthaida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain today announced to resign as party head but in a dramatic move withdrew his decision hours later.

MQM legislators asked to submit resignations to convener

 The MQM has asked its legislators to resign, with party chief Altaf Hussain giving Pakistan government a week's time to resolve the ongoing political crisis.

Pakistan MQM party leader bailed, supporters end protest

Thousands of supporters of the exiled leader of Pakistan`s MQM party ended a four-day protest Saturday after he was bailed by London police following his arrest on suspicion of money laundering.

Pakistan`s MQM party leader bailed: Police source

The exiled leader of Pakistan`s MQM party has been bailed by police in London after being arrested on suspicion of money laundering, a police source said Saturday.

Karachi shutdown continues over MQM chief`s arrest

The port city of Karachi continued with its shutdown Wednesday in the wake of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain`s arrest for interrogation in London Tuesday, media reported.

Thousands rally in Pakistan`s Karachi as party chief held

The powerful exiled leader of Pakistan`s MQM party, Altaf Hussain, was arrested in London Tuesday on suspicion of money-laundering as thousands of people in his home city of Karachi staged a sit-in calling for his release.

Pakistan`s MQM party leader Altaf Hussain `held in London:` Reports

The leader of Pakistan`s MQM party, Altaf Hussain, has been arrested in London on suspicion of money laundering, reports said Tuesday.

MQM elements involved in extortion, killings, claims Shahzad

A suspended leader of Pakistan`s Muttahida Qaumi Movement has claimed that several elements within the party were involved in extortion, killings and smuggling.

Pakistan`s existence threatened by Taliban: MQM

MQM organised a massive rally in southern Pakistani city to show solidarity with the armed forces, saying the country`s existence is being threatened by militancy.

Imran accuses UK of double standards in fight against terror

Pakistani politician Imran Khan has accused Britain of double standards in its fight against terrorism, saying it has failed to act against London-based MQM chief Altaf Hussain.

MQM files Rs 5 bn defamation lawsuit against Imran Khan

The Muttahida Quami Movement has reportedly filed a defamation suit worth 5 billion rupees against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan.

PPP leader may help British probe against MQM chief

A sudden visit to London by senior Pakistan People`s Party leader Zulfiqar Mirza has triggered speculation that he plans to help British police in their probe against Altaf Hussain, accused of involvement in money laundering.

MQM chief Altaf revokes resignation within hours

The founder of Pakistan`s Muttahida Quami Movement(MQM) Altaf Hussain, who had resigned as party head, took back his resignation.

Pakistan court issues notice to MQM`s Hussain on treason charges

MQM founder Altaf Hussain has lived in the United Kingdom in self-exile since 1992 after surviving an assassination attempt in Pakistan.

Muttahida Qaumi Movement to reorganise

Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain has taken a number of decisions to reorganise the party.

Deadlock over re-polling in a Karachi constituency continues

Muttahida Qaumi Movement is demanding re-polling at all polling stations of the National Assembly constituency 250.

`Blasts adding to doubts over Pakistan polls`

Security should have ranked higher in the government`s priority list, a Pakistani daily said as the country witnessed a string of bombings.

`Jinnah took oath of allegiance to King George`

Pakistan`s founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah had a British passport, noted Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain.

MQM chief apologises to Pak SC

Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain Monday offered an unconditional apology for remarks he had made against the judiciary to Pakistan`s Supreme Court, which discharged a notice issued to him for contempt of court.