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Shehbaz to rule Pakistan next: Musharraf

News Analysis | Former president General (retired) Pervez Musharraf predicted that PML-N will win the upcoming general elections in 2018 and PPP will win the...

MQM drama continues: Farooq Sattar elected party chief again

News Desk | Farooq Sattar has been elected as the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) convener in the intraparty elections held on Sunday. The elections were...

MQM in disarray

Asif Haroon Raja | The foundations of MQM was laid by mercurial and firebrand Altaf Hussain in 1984 on the pillars of violence, terrorism and...

MQM will remain the same until immediate changes are made

Junaid Ali Malik | Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) was established on August 22, 2016. It is in fact the Muhajir Qaumi Movement, which is being operated from abroad....

MQM fails to agree on candidates for Senate elections

News Analysis | The dispute between Muttahida Qaumi Movement- Pakistan (MQM-P) members has failed to resolve even after three days. The MQM-P has failed to...

Disunity evident among opposition forces at PAT protest

News Analysis | Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr. Tahirul Qadri Wednesday said that they do not want to take a step against Pakistan's constitution...

MQM-London leader found dead in Karachi

News Analysis | Deputy Convener of Muttahida Qaumi Movement London’s (MQM-L) Professor Hasan Zafar Arif was found dead in his car in Karachi near Ibrahim...

ATC allows publication of Altaf’s subpoena in British newspapers

News Analysis | A major development in Imran Farooq’s murder case took place on Wednesday when the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) allowed the publication of Altaf...

Has Saleem Shahzad left MQM for PTI?

News Analysis | Former Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Saleem Shahzad called on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Tuesday and exchanged views on...

Qadri-led multi-party conference demands Shehbaz and Sana resignations

News Analysis | A multi-party conference organized by the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on Sunday demanded the resignations of the Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz...

Industrialists complain of PTI indifference in Karachi

News Analysis | The representatives of Korangi Association of Trade and Industries (KATI) on Wednesday told the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan that PTI...

Lawmakers unite to ensure timely elections

News Analysis | On Thursday, the National Assembly passed the 24th Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017 by a resounding majority of 242:1. Putting an end to...

ANP-TTP ties: Suspect confesses in Parveen Rehman murder

News Analysis | A suspect in the murder of a renowned social worker Parveen Rehman has reportedly revealed before the Joint Interrogation Team (JIT) that...

Important questions after the Karachi fiasco.

Farah Adeed | Syed Mustafa Kamal, the chairman of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP), rolled up his sleeves to respond Farooq Sattar, the head of Muttahida Qaumi...

Twitter roasts Farooq Sattar

Farooq Sattar's Thursday evening press conference has caused quite a stir. The melodramatic show which was reminiscent of Altaf Hussain's antics, albeit not as...

MQM & PSP: A one night stand

Farah Adeed | MQM is a controversial political party. But two things remained persistent and strong despite its crooked behavior, its leadership and its hold...

Strong reaction by politicians to the announced MQM-PSP alliance?

News Desk | The Muttahida Qaumi Movement – Pakistan (MQM-P) and Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) have decided to regroup with "one name, one symbol, and...

 Hammad Siddiqui Arrested. What Does This Mean For Families of the...

News Analysis | Hammad Siddiqui, the prime suspect in the Baldia Town factory blaze and former chief of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) Karachi organizing...

MQM rejects census results, demands “true population record”

Farah Adeed | The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has been facing existential threats for the last several years. Party leaders have expressed it many times. The...

Deadlock over delimitation bill may delay elections

The government may be faced with an uphill task in passing the delimitation bill in the national assembly since there is a deadlock on...

India’s dirty war inside Pakistan – Part II

Asif Haroon Raja | In the last 15 years, India has been able to make successes against Pakistan:- It succeeded in maligning the image of Pakistan...

UK considers hate charges against Altaf Hussain

News Analysis | The UK has given indications that it may bring hate speech charges against the London-based Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Altaf Hussain....

Why Nadeem Nusrat’s desertion from MQM-London is not significant?

News Analysis | According to sources, Muttahida Qaumi Movement's (MQM) convener in London Nadeem Nusrat has parted ways with Altaf Hussain. He has moved to the...

A master-plan to balkanize Pakistan – Part III

Asif Haroon Raja | War against the Soviets Fearing a takeover by the fundamentalists, 40th Soviet Army intervened and occupied Afghanistan on December 27, 1979, killed Hafiz...

Pakistan’s Internal Power Struggle: Who is running Pakistan?

Yasmeen Aftab Ali | Ideally, it should be the government duly elected by the people. However, the government in Pakistan instead of being democratic in...

Should Imran Khan be the new ‘Leader of the Opposition’?

News Analysis | The efforts of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) to replace Pakistan Peoples Party's Khursheed Shah with its own candidate have not borne fruits...

Lawmakers using the constitution for legitimizing forgery !

News Analysis | The upper house of the Parliament passed an election bill and rejected a proposal by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) to retain...

Political cleansing should not stop here

Dr. Farid Malik | From honesty and competence, Pakistan has reached highest levels of corruption and incompetence. When the journey started on August 14, 1947, everyone...

The game of skins; How Eid-ul-Adha used to be a time...

Eid-ul-Adha is the holiest of Islamic festivals but ironically, these sacred days provide a bonanza for the whole criminal spectrum from the low-level hoodlums...

Pakistan’s foreign policy and current challenges-part 1

Asif Haroon Raja | Overview Pakistan has, since birth, been faced with one crisis after another. The tense geopolitical environment created by hostile India and unfriendly...

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