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Muttahida Qaumi Movement – Pakistan

MQM-P to bring no-confidence motion against Vohra: sources

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) is contemplating to put forward a motion of no-confidence against Deputy Mayor of Karachi Arshad Vohra at city council meeting on Tuesday (tomorrow), sources told ARY News on Monday. According to the sources, City Mayor Waseem Akhtar will chair the city council meeting tomorrow in a bid to unseat Vohra for changing his party loyalty. The MQM-P suffered a major setback on Sunday after one of the senior leaders and Deputy Mayor of Karachi – Arshad Vohra – bid the party…

Dr Sattar says MQM-P men being forced to change allegiance

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) head Dr Farooq Sattar on Saturday lamented that his party activists were being forced to change their allegiance. Speaking to reporters after his appearance before an anti-terrorism court in cases related to Altaf Hussain's incendiary speeches, he said efforts were underway to limit their political activities. Cases were instituted against MQM-P leaders on the basis of the Aug 22 incendiary speech of Mr Hussain, so there was no point in pressing those charges after the…

MQM-P man shot dead in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: A sector-in-charge of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) was killed here when unidentified armed men opened fire at him on Wednesday. Police said the firing incident took place on Hali Road of the city this morning when Dr Naushad aka Danish, a veterinary doctor, was returning home after dropping off his children at school. Unidentified gunmen sprayed the MQM leader with bullets near his house on Hali Road as he got off his car, a police officer said. After being informed about the incident the…

Irum Azeem takes swipe at Salman Baloch over expulsion blame

KARACHI: Former Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and MPA Irum Azeem Farooque on Sunday lambasted at Salman Mujahid Baloch over pointing out her name as the reason for his expulsion from the party. Calling upon Baloch for a debate on the matter, Irum said that it is beyond her understanding that why her name was highlighted in the intraparty infighting. I come to know about Baloch’s statement through some of friends in MQM-P, the erstwhile MQM member said. Shedding light on internal party affairs, Irum alleged that…

MQM-P expels party MNA Salman Mujahid Baloch

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has revoked the party membership of MNA Salman Mujahid Baloch, the party sources confirmed on late Friday. According to the party sources, a meeting was convened to discuss Baloch’s recent statement at one of the party’s offices in Bahadurabad. The party executive found the Baloch’s statement violating the party’s code of conduct after sneering at the bigwigs of MQM-P allegedly for establishing contact with the Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP). The party members have been…

Party workers being pressurized to change loyalty, says Farooq Sattar

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) Chief Farooq Sattar on Sunday said that his party workers were being pressurized and threatened to change their loyalties. Talking to media persons here, Sattar dispelled an impression that party workers were switching their allegiance due to an internal conflict within the party. “MQM Pakistan has unity among its ranks,” he reiterated. He said that all focus is being paid to small number of workers who have recently abandoned his party while claiming that a large…

Case against unidentified persons registered in Izharul Hassan’s assassination attempt

KARACHI: A case against unidentified armed men has been registered by Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in Khawaja Izharul Hassan's assassination attempt at Taimuria Police Station here, ARY News reported on Sunday. Sections of murder, attempt to murder, and anti-terrorism have been incorporated in the case. According to FIR, police pursued the attackers after the incident and one of the assailants was injured in the shootout. Citizens nabbed the injured suspect and handed over to police in critical condition who…