Web
Analytics
The news is by your side.

Altaf Hussain

Altaf Hussain congratulated target killers through voice message: Rangers

KARACHI: Sindh Rangers on Wednesday released a voice message by Muttahida Qaumi Movement London (MQM-L) chief Altaf Hussain in which the exiled leader praised and congratulated two target killers over the murder of two political workers in Karachi, ARY News reported. Addressing a press conference in Rangers Headquarters, Colonel Qaisar Khattak told media that the paramilitary force has arrested two target killers over their involvement in killing two Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) workers in Karachi on July 17. Colonel…

People of Sindh need alternative leadership, says Nisar

KARACHI: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday said that a single party is ruling Sindh province for last 10 years and their performance is before all so he thinks Sindh needs alternative leadership, ARY News reported. Addressing a press conference in Karachi, Nisar said that Sindh's situation is before everyone despite the fact that a single party is ruling the province for 10 years so his party will provide an option to the people of the province after consulting local allies. "We think Sindh deserves…

MQM founder, Baloch leaders given ‘safe abode’ in UK: NSA Janjua

ISLAMABAD: While discussing the issue of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain, National Security Adviser Nasser Janjua on Tuesday said that it is unfortunate that United Kingdom prefers individuals over state relationship. Mr. Janjua met a British parliamentary delegation and discussed ways to enhance bilateral relations between Pakistan and UK, and also discussed regional and global issues significant for both countries. In addition to Altaf Hussain, he mentioned some Baloch leaders who have sought…

‘Telephoned Wasay Jalil at least four times’

KARACHI: Muttahida Quami Movement Pakistan (MQM- P) leader Amir Khan on Tuesday revealed that he did not stay silent over Altaf Hussain's 22 August anti-Pakistan speech, ARY News reported. Speaking to ARY News anchor Waseem Badami,  the former MQM leader said that he telephoned his fellow party leader Wasay Jalil several times during the anti-state speech by party founder Altaf Hussain and asked him to stop the then MQM chief from issuing inflammatory statements. Amir Khan and a number of other MQM leaders dissociated…

MQM founder issue a cause of ‘rift’ between UK and Pakistan: Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan says the case of Mutahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder is the cause of ‘rift’ between the UK and Pakistan, ARY News reported. Addressing a joint press conference with British Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Nisar said two had agreements had been reached with the UK government including one that relates to Pakistanis living in the Britain without any relevant documents. The Interior Minister said the two countries discussed sharing of intelligence and exchange of…

Mustafa Kamal claims ‘unprecedented expansion’ of PSP

KARACHI: Chairman Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) Syed Mustafa Kamal claims that impression in the country that Muhajir community has obsession with the Mutahidda Qaumi Movement is wrong. “It is a false perception that Muhajir people will not opt for anyone than the MQM,” said Kamal while addressing a gathering in Karachi today. He claimed the people of Karachi voted in large number for PTI – not because of their love for Tehreek-e-Insaf, but for their hatred against the MQM and its founder Altaf Hussain. He said the MQM…

In 2012 I learned about Altaf Hussain’s links with RAW, says Mustafa Kamal

PESHAWAR: Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) Mustafa Kamal on Tuesday said that Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain collaborated with the Indian intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) for 22 years. "In 2012, I came to know about MQM chief's links with RAW. In 2010, Imran Farooq was murdered and Scotland Yard took a number of documents from Imran Farooq's house and translated them. In 2012, Altaf Hussain and Tariq Mir were interviewed and they confessed, after seeing proofs, that they worked with the…

FIA gets green signal to approach Interpol for MQM founder Altaf Hussain’s arrest

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Interior has approved Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) request to issue a red warrant against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) London-based founder Altaf Hussain, ARY News reported on Tuesday. According to ARY News correspondent Zulqarnain Haider,  the request for issuance of red warrant of MQM founder was sent by Sindh government to FIA as courts had declared Altaf Hussain wanted in a number of cases including murder and terrorism. An anti-terrorism court in Karachi had also sought to make MQM…

MQM Pakistan refuses to represent Altaf Hussain in court

KARACHI: The Muttahida Quami Movement - Pakistan on Tuesday barred its legal team from further representing party's founder Altaf Hussain in cases against him in London, ARY News reported. According to ARY News correspondent Rafay Mahmood, the MQM Pakistan after detailed consultation decided to disassociate itself from cases against the MQM founder in London. Sources revealed that the MQM founder still faces several cases in London, including the murder of Dr. Imran Farooq who was killed in London in 2010. In this…

MQM lawmaker blasts proposal to rename Altaf Hussain universities

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) lawmaker Heer Soho in Sindh Assembly session on Friday criticised a resolution tabled seeking change of the name of the two universities named after the founder of the MQM. The resolution was presented by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker Khurram Sher Zaman. However, Soho strongly criticised the resolution of calling it 'childish'. She advised Khurram Sher Zaman to be a sensible leader and warned that "we can also bring matters of KP in this house." The PTI member said he…