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Manhunt after banners against MQM leader outside Pak court

The police have launched a manhunt for unidentified persons here, who allegedly put up banners outside the Sindh High Court building and Saddar area, proclaiming those who are traitors of Mutthaida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain, deserve to die.

Pak sends formal reference to UK govt against MQM chief

Pakistan has sent a formal reference to the British government against self-exiled Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain for inciting violence in Karachi last week, interior ministry said on Tuesday.

Altaf Hussain gives up MQM leadership after calling Pakistan 'cancer'

MQM leader Altaf Hussain has given up control over the party after coming under widespread criticism for calling Pakistan a "cancer", the media reported on Wednesday.

Pakistan forces seal MQM party headquarters after TV station attack

The MQM largely draws its support from the descendants of Urdu-speaking migrants from India who dominate Karachi.

Pak court bans broadcast of Altaf Hussain's speeches, images

 A Pakistani court here today banned the broadcast of speeches and images of Altaf Hussain in the electronic and print media on a petition which alleged the self-exiled MQM chief had committed treason.

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for head of key political party

A Pakistani court issued an arrest warrant on Wednesday for the head of the political party that controls Pakistan`s biggest and richest city, court officials said, highlighting rivalries between army and politicians there.

Pakistan's court issues arrest warrant against MQM chief Altaf Hussain

An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Wednesday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against MQM chief Altaf Hussain in connection with a case in which he is accused of threatening Pakistan Rangers in Sindh.

Former MQM worker who accused Altaf Hussain to be hanged

A former MQM activist, who has accused party chief Altaf Hussain of ordering target killings, will be hanged on April 1, jail officials said, despite reports that Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has asked the President to postpone his execution.

Pakistan party chief investigated for issuing threats: Officials

Pakistani police have begun investigating the chief of Karachi`s main political party over threats he allegedly made toward law enforcement agencies after a raid on the party`s headquarters last week.

MQM chief Hussain calls for arrest of pro-Taliban Pak cleric

MQM chief Altaf Hussain on Friday called for the arrest of the chief cleric of the controversial Lal Masjid in Islamabad for his statement supporting the Pakistani Taliban.

Tension grips Karachi after MQM worker's killing

Tension prevailed here on Wednesday in Pakistan's biggest city and financial hub after MQM chief Altaf Hussain announced countrywide protests over the killing of a party worker in Punjab province.

Pakistan faces grave danger from Islamic State: Altaf Hussain

Pakistan faces grave danger from the Islamic State militants, Mutthaida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain warned on Friday and asked the government to take immediate steps to root out its influence.

Pak MQM chief claims support for new province

MQM chief Altaf Hussain today claimed that the people of Sindh have spoken out in favour of new provinces in Pakistan by observing a 'black day' against a rival PPP leader's remarks about 'Muhajirs'.

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.