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    Mqm Rigging In Hyderabad Where Is Lazer

  • ANP, MQM-H, Justice Chaudhry seek to join poll-rigging probe

    ISLAMABAD: Two days before formal commencement of an inquiry into alleged rigging in the 2013 general elections, two political parties and a former chief justice approached the judicial commission on Tuesday to join the probe...

    Talking to newsmen outside the Supreme Court, the ANP leaders said the PTI had been levelling allegations of rigging only where their candidates had lost the election...

  • MQM stages token walkout from PA against ‘rigging’ in Sukkur by-poll

    KARACHI: Lawmakers belonging to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement staged a token walkout from the Sindh Assembly on Monday in protest against what they called “rigging” in the by-election on a local government constituency in Sukkur...

    Before the Sindh Assembly, which resume its business after a two-day break, took up its formal business from the agenda, Leader of the Opposition Khwaja Izharul Hasan of the MQM rose from his seat to draw...

  • MQM-P vows to move SC over ‘pre-census rigging’

    HYDERABAD: Muttahida Qau­mi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Dr Farooq Sattar has said that his party will be moving the apex court on the issues of powers for local governments, non-implementation of the 20 per cent job quota for cities and “pre-census rigging”...

    “Rigging has taken place even before the holding of census...

  • MQM moves apex court against 'pre-census rigging'

    The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Monday moved the Supreme Court (SC) over alleged rigging in the procedure of the population census scheduled to begin from March 15 in selected divisions of the country, including Karachi...

    After filing a petition in the Karachi registry of the apex court, Dr Farooq Sattar — the leader of MQM in Pakistan — told reporters that there were severe anomalies in the pre-census process of blocks...

  • MQM-P alleges rigging in polls, demands CEC’s resignation

    KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, alleging pre-poll rigging and rejecting the election results of the urban areas of Sindh, has demanded resignation of the chief election commissioner...

    Speaking at the temporary headquarters of the MQM-Pakistan at Bahadurabad on Thursday, he said that rigging was carried out after the polling concluded and now the ballot boxes were being stuffed...

  • Zubair urges MQM-P leaders not to join forces with ‘beneficiary of rigging’

    The MQM-P has won only six National Assembly seats — four in Karachi and two in Hyderabad — and the PTI needs its support to get a simple majority in the lower house of parliament...

    The meeting between the outgoing Sindh governor — a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz nominee who a day earlier announced that he had resigned from the office — and MQM-P convener Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui took place behind closed doors...

  • Sattar, MQM-P leaders allege rigging, challenge election results in SHC

    Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Farooq Sattar and five other party members filed petitions in the Sindh High Court (SHC) on Saturday, alleging that their defeat in the recent general elections was a result of rigging...

    Amir Moeen Pirzada from NA-241, Waqar Shah from PS-97, Masood Mehmood from PS-98, Asif Ali Khan from PS-126 and Jamal Ahmed from PS-130 also filed petitions, urging the high court to order recounting...

  • MQM-P activist Dr Naushad shot dead in Hyderabad

    A sector in-charge of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Dr Naushad, was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Hyderabad on Wednesday, DawnNews reported...

    The MQM leader, a veterinary doctor, was returning home after dropping off his children at school...

  • MQM seeks Rs10bn package for Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A member of the coordination committee of Muttahida Qaumi Movement, MNA Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, has said the MQM will launch protests with the first on June 5 at Kohinoor Chowk against myriads of civic problems the second largest city of the province faces...

  • MQM-P to hold ‘Huqooq rally’ in Hyderabad tomorrow

    HYDERABAD: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) on Friday announced that a ‘Huqooq (rights) rally’ would be held here on Sunday to raise the civic issues of Hyderabad district...

    MQM-P Hyderabad district organiser MPA Rashid Khilji made the announcement at a press conference in the local press club on Friday...

  • Hyderabad MQM activists hold rally against minister’s remarks

    HYDERABAD: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) activists, including women, held a protest rally outside the local press club on Tuesday against Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali’s statement condemning their party chief Altaf Hussain’s remarks a day earlier against Rangers officials and security institutions...

    Carrying banners and party flags, they condemned what they called “conspiracies” against the MQM and its chief,...

  • Parts of Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas districts stay shut on MQM call for Sindh-wide shutdown

    HYDERABAD: A partial strike was observed in Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas districts while the routine life in other parts of Sindh remained unaffected on Saturday in response to a call for a business and transport shutdown in the province given by the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) as part of its ‘nationwide day of mourning’ against the killing of four of its activists in Karachi a day earlier...

    Sindh Rangers claimed that the MQM...

  • MQM London committee member tipped as Hyderabad mayor

    HYDERABAD: A senior Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader, Dr Salim Danish, who served the party as its United Kingdom organiser and a member of its London coordination committee, arrived in Karachi at 4am on Wednesday, lending credence to reports that he may be chosen as the mayor of Hyderabad...

    Soon after arriving in Karachi, Dr Danish drove to Hyderabad, his hometown from where he was first elected as a member of the Hyderabad...

  • Several injured in night-long clashes between MQM, PSP activists in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Activists of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) came to blows in several localities of Hyderabad late on Thursday evening causing tension across the city...

    In the early hours of Friday, when the violence had almost died down, the MQM unit office in the Pinjra Pole area near the Gul Shah Bukhari shrine caught fire and the party claimed it was an arson attack...

  • Parts of Hyderabad district shut on MQM’s call for Sindh-wide strike

    HYDERABAD: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) call for a Sindh-wide strike on Wednesday was responded positively in the Hyderabad and Latifabad talukas and parts of Mirpurkhas city but general ignored by people of all other interior districts...

    In Hyderabad district, main markets, bazaars and shops remained closed and vehiclar traffic off the road in two talukas, Hyderabad and Latifabad, but the routine life in Qasimabad was not...

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