Muttahida Qaumi Movement

MQM leader escapes assassination attempt unhurt in Karachi

MQM leader escapes assassination attempt unhurt in Karachi

Pakistan's opposition party Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Khawaja Izhar Hassan on Saturday managed to escape unhurt after unknown assailants on three motorcycles attacked him as he left the Karachi's Buffer Zone Eidgah after Eidul Azha prayers.

Sep 02, 2017, 11:30 AM IST
Peace in Afghan a 'dream' until terrorism removed in Pakistan: Muttahida Qaumi Movement

Peace in Afghan a 'dream' until terrorism removed in Pakistan: Muttahida Qaumi Movement

The MQM emerged as a largely ethnic party in the 1980s. It has political dominance in in Karachi, Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas and Sukkur.

Jun 01, 2017, 11:07 AM IST
Indian clerics accuse Pakistan daily of calling them RAW agents, thanks Modi govt

Indian clerics accuse Pakistan daily of calling them RAW agents, thanks Modi govt

Pakistani newspaper Ummat had reported that the clerics worked for Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) movement.

Mar 20, 2017, 13:31 PM IST
Two Indian Sufi clerics land in Delhi from Pakistan, to meet Sushma Swaraj later today

Two Indian Sufi clerics land in Delhi from Pakistan, to meet Sushma Swaraj later today

The two Indian clerics, who had gone missing in Pakistan, landed in India on Monday.

Mar 20, 2017, 11:05 AM IST
Two missing Indian clerics in custody of Pakistan's intelligence agency

Two missing Indian clerics in custody of Pakistan's intelligence agency

80-year-old Asif Nizami is the head priest of Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah.

Mar 18, 2017, 14:41 PM IST

Huge cache of NATO weapons recovered in Karachi

A huge cache of NATO firearms was put on display for the media in Pakistan`s port-city of Karachi, police said.

Oct 06, 2016, 01:23 AM IST

1,200 unclaimed bodies recovered in Balochistan, Pak Senate committee expresses concern

Baloch Republican Party founding chief Brahmudagh Bugti has alleged that people are migrating from the province because of violence in the region.

Sep 13, 2016, 09:19 AM IST

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.

Aug 30, 2016, 23:30 PM IST
Balochistan Assembly adopts resolution against PM Narendra Modi - Know details

Balochistan Assembly adopts resolution against PM Narendra Modi - Know details

The Balochistan assembly has adopted a unanimous resolution condemning Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his statement about the Pakistani province during his Independence Day speech on August 15.

Aug 28, 2016, 12:24 PM IST

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.

Aug 23, 2016, 19:18 PM IST

One killed in TV channel office attack in Pakistan

At least 2,000 activists of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) stormed the office of ARY TV channel and nearby shops.

Aug 23, 2016, 03:56 AM IST

When Pakistan's atrocities haunted Nawaz Sharif in US

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif faced protests from various Pakistani groups which held peaceful rallies outside the White House against the police atrocities and violations of human rights under his administration.

Oct 24, 2015, 12:40 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

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.

Aug 06, 2015, 01:37 AM IST

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.

Aug 05, 2015, 21:10 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

Pak mulling action against India in UN over 'interference'

Pakistan is mulling dragging India to the UN for alleged interference in its affairs after a news report claimed India has been helping the Muttahida Qaumi Movement with funds and training to create unrest in Karachi.

Jun 30, 2015, 13:49 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