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Pakistan - the epicenter of global terrorism, says country's Opposition party MQM

The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Pakistan`s Opposition party, has staged a massive demonstration in front of the White House against enforced disappearances, paramilitary operation and extra judicial killings of its party members in Karachi, capital city of Sindh province, the Pajhwok Afghan News reported.

Aug 01, 2017, 06:52 AM IST

Pakistan's ATC orders arrest of MQM leaders Sattar, Amir Khan

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) here has ordered the Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) to arrest Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) chief Dr. Farooq Sattar and senior leader Amir Khan and produce them before the court.

May 17, 2017, 11:49 AM IST
Mr Narendra Modi, pls speak out for 'muhajirs' in Pakistan: MQM chief to Indian PM

Mr Narendra Modi, pls speak out for 'muhajirs' in Pakistan: MQM chief to Indian PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi should speak out for the rights of 'muhajirs' or refugees in Karachi, Altaf Hussain, the leader of Pakistan's MQM, said on Thursday.

Mar 23, 2017, 15:30 PM IST

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.

Aug 24, 2016, 14:40 PM IST

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.

Sep 07, 2015, 21:23 PM IST

MQM quits Pak parliament, assembly over Karachi operation

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) lawmakers today resigned from Pakistan's parliament and Sindh provincial assembly due to differeces over the ongoing security operation in the party's stronghold of Karachi.

Aug 12, 2015, 19:45 PM IST
Pakistan's MQM seeks Indian Mission's help to safeguard human rights in Karachi

Pakistan's MQM seeks Indian Mission's help to safeguard human rights in Karachi

In what may expose Pakistan's claims that it is fully committed to its citizens, MQM – a political party in Pakistan – has supposedly written some letters to the Indian High Commission, seeking help from the mission over human rights violations in the nation, particularly in Karachi, report claimed on Thursday.

Aug 06, 2015, 20:56 PM IST

MQM chief asks party activists to approach UN, NATO for troops

 MQM chief Altaf Hussain, who has been declared an absconder by a Pakistani anti-terrorism court, has asked party workers to "approach" the UN and NATO to inform them about human rights abuses against Urdu-speaking migrants in Karachi.

Aug 02, 2015, 18:50 PM IST

Pakistan paramilitary raids headquarters of political party MQM

Paramilitary forces raided the headquarters of a powerful Karachi political party and arrested two members on Friday, officials said, in a sign of deepening tensions between the army and politicians controlling the biggest and richest city. 

Jul 17, 2015, 13:57 PM IST

Pakistan alleges BBC report on MQM confirms India hand in unrest

Pakistan Thursday said the BBC report that alleged the MQM received funds and training from India confirmed its "suspicions" about an Indian hand in creating instability in the country.

Jun 26, 2015, 03:43 AM IST

MQM dismisses BBC report on India funding

 Pakistan's Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) today rejected a BBC report that alleged India has been helping the party with funds and training to create unrest in its stronghold of Karachi.

Jun 25, 2015, 23:17 PM IST

MQM rejects BBC report of getting funds, training from India

Pakistan's opposition Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Wednesday rejected a news report that claimed India has been helping the party with funds and training to create unrest in the port city of Karachi.

Jun 25, 2015, 02:02 AM IST

Imran Khan's trip to Sindh marred by scuffles, indiscipline

 Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's visit to Pakistan's Sindh province today as part of an election campaign was marred by scuffles and indiscipline among party workers.

Apr 09, 2015, 03:31 AM IST

Pakistan MQM member arrested in London for money-laundering

A member of one of Pakistan`s major political parties, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), was arrested in London on Wednesday on suspicion of money-laundering, the party said.

Apr 01, 2015, 19:00 PM IST

Pakistan Government defers execution of former MQM activist by 30 days

 The Pakistan government today deferred by 30 days the execution of an ex-MQM activist convicted for target killings, amid allegations by him that the murders were carried out on party chief Altaf Hussain's order.

Mar 31, 2015, 01:40 AM IST

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.

Mar 30, 2015, 23:03 PM IST

Fresh death warrant for MQM worker in Pakistan

 A Pakistani court has reissued death warrants against a MQM party worker, whose execution was stayed for 72 hours last Wednesday.

Mar 25, 2015, 04:07 AM IST

Pakistan Rangers raid MQM headquarters in Karachi

A heavy contingent of paramilitary Pakistan Rangers raided the headquarters of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in Karachi on Wednesday morning, prompting protests by party activists and a call for a day of "peaceful mourning", a media report said Wednesday.

Mar 11, 2015, 12:30 PM IST

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.

Dec 10, 2014, 19:00 PM IST

Pakistani Taliban claim Karachi attack on political camp

The Pakistani Taliban on Saturday claimed responsibility for an attack on a political party camp in the southern city of Karachi which wounded at least 15 people.

Nov 22, 2014, 13:49 PM IST