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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Jalsa in Karachi

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s Political Debut in Karachi

The share of dynastic politics stands at around 67% in Pakistan and to endorse its survival, the heir of Bhutto political clan, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari claimed his ownership of Pakistan people’s party as chairman yesterday in Karachi. Supporters of PPP from all over the country, especially from rural Sindh, gathered at the Bagh-e-Jinnah to witness [...]

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How MQM destroyed Karachi and the Urdu Speaking Mohajirs

Karachi Walay or Altaf Hussain Around 22 years ago, my brother was brutally tortured by APMSO workers inside the canteen of his college. I very distinctly remember that day. Back then it meant that if you were taken by THEM, you would not come back alive. Back then, we did not have cell phones so [...]

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Day of suffering for Karachi as MQM Chief Altaf Hussain arrested in London

Karachi went into panic mode after news of MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s arrest by London Metropolitan Police was made public. From MQM’s initial denial of arrest to the statement that he was taken to police station for “an interview”, the half-truths and distorted facts continued, statements changed as the day progressed. Eventually it was concluded [...]

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Panic grips Karachi as MQM chief Altaf Hussain allegedly arrested in London

Karachi shutter downs as news of MQM chief Altaf Hussain being arrested by London Metropolitan police on account of money laundering is telecasted from TV news channels. According to Samaa TV, London Metropolitan Police informed Pakistani authorities at least 3 days earlier about their intention to arrest Altaf Hussain. Interior Ministry directed law enforcement agencies [...]

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Altaf Hussain: From Father of Nation to Leader of Nation

The people of Karachi, who are going through their worst times by facing issues like target killing, extortion and long hours of unannounced load shedding were pushed in another dilemma when the city’s main political party, MQM pasted posters, banners and hoardings with the pictures of Altaf Hussain, describing him as the Father of Nation in the [...]

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Wali Babar murder case: 2 death sentences, 4 life imprisonment awarded to MQM target killers

The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) has given verdict on the murder case of Geo TV report Wali Khan Babar, awarding death sentences to two, and life imprisonment to 4 accused – all belonging to MQM. Wali Babar was murdered in Liaquatabad area of Karachi on January 13, 2011, on his way home from work. The death [...]

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BBC Documentary names alleged killers of Dr Imran Farooq, says they are kept in Pakistan

A BBC documentary based on the report of journalist Owen Bennett-Jones talks about the progress in the investigation of assassination of Dr. Imran Farooq, once a senior member of MQM. According to BBC, documents obtained by BBC Newsnight name the suspects as Mohsin Ali Syed and Mohammed Kashif Khan Kamran. They are believed to be [...]

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Mustafa Kamal left MQM, took refuge in Dubai

Mustafa Kamal, the ex-Mayor of Karachi and once a darling of MQM chief Altaf Hussain, has apparently left the “party”. Also, he has been made to resign from his position of Senator by MQM. Some reports state that Mustafa Kamal and Anis Qaimkhani were kicked out of MQM on a decision by Altaf Hussain as [...]

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Sindh Governor Ishratul Ibad

Sindh Governor Ishratul Ibad left for a personal visit of Dubai, family to follow suit

According to news reports, Sindh Governor Ishratul Ibad has left for personal visit of Dubai. He has asked his family to join him there. He may leave for Singapore from Dubai. Rumours are rife that Ishratul Ibad has resigned from his post. Analysts are saying that this means that the ongoing operation in Karachi may [...]

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Naeem Ahmed, ex MQM member, forms MQM Imran Farooq Shaheed Group

MQM is under pressure since past so many months. While the proceedings on the cases of the assassination of Dr. Imran Farooq and money laundering allegations against MQM leadership seems to stall, a splinter group has been formed in the ranks of MQM – led by Naeem Ahmed, who is currently playing a pivota role [...]

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