FARAZ ISRAR

  • KARACHI -  Police took senior Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) leaders, who intended to protest outside the CM House on Sunday, into custody. PSP leaders, including Chairman Mustafa Kamal, Raza Haroon and Dr Sagheer and dozens of workers were taken into custody. The arrests were made after ...

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  • KARACHI - The sit-in of Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) against K-Electric outside the Governor’s House entered the third day on Monday. JI women and children also joined in the protest. A delegation of women participants also approached the Governor House but they were denied entry. However, they sent ...

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  • KARACHI - The Karachi chapter of the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) on Saturday staged a sit-in outside Governor’s House against an increase in tariff by the Karachi Electric (KE), overbilling and fuel adjustment charges. The JI has been running a drive under the supervision of the party`s Karachi ...

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  • KARACHI - The city chapter of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), which is organising the Karachi Rights March on April 30 in the port city, is making all-out efforts to put up a big show on the given day. The PTI has set up a central camp outside Mazar-e-Quaid to welcome the supporters and workers ...

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  • KARACHI - The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has finally decided to gear up its activities in the Sindh province. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will personally monitor the efforts to revive the ruling party in the province. It has been learnt that the recent visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ...

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  • KARACHI - Heavy traffic plying on Karachi roads, particularly during the daytime, has become a routine now, which exposes the Karachiites to several risks, The Nation learnt here on Thursday. The people running the commercial hub of the country have been unable to resolve the traffic issues, ...

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  • KARACHI - Realising the political vacuum developed in Karachi after splits in Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), various political parties have now begun to eye their share in the port city’s politics. Karachi is normally considered a bastion of MQM, but the breakup of the latter into ...

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  • KARACHI -  Like other parts of the country, the people of Karachi on Sunday showed their unwavering support to the people of Indian-held Kashmir who were struggling to get their internationally-acknowledged right to self-determination. Kashmir Solidarity Day is being observed as a national day ...

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  • KARACHI - Political parties on Monday welcomed the decision of the federal government to nominate Muhammad Zuber Umer as new governor of Sindh while Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) sees controversy over his nomination.     Talking to The Nation, Senator Saeed Ghani said that PPP ...

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  • KARACHI -  Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) Chairman Syed Mustafa Kamal on Sunday gave 30-day ultimatum to the federal government led by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Sindh government led by the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) to address the issues facing Karachi or else his ...

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  • KARACHI - Justice (Retd) Khawaja Naveed is apparently the strongest candidate for Sindh governor’s office after the death of Governor Saeeduzzaman Siddiqi. Sources privy to the matter said the federal government wanted to give the governor’s office to a local and non-controversial ...

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  • KARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) convener Dr Farooq Sattar said on Friday that his party would launch a campaign for creation of 20 administrative units in the country if powers are not devolved to elected representatives of local governments. Speaking at his party’s first ...

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  • KARACHI - Religious parties have opposed Sindh Assembly's legislation against forced conversions and termed a bill in this regard a conspiracy of the enemies of Pakistan to destabilise the country. Various religious leaders have warned that the bill might create unrest, leading to a conflict ...

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  • KARACHI - Sindh Assembly yesterday unanimously passed a law against forced conversion of religion, in a bid to protect minorities in the province. The new law declares forced conversion a crime and recommends a five year punishment for perpetrators and a three year sentence for facilitators. The ...

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  • KARACHI - Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar was released yesterday from Central Prison Karachi, after a court granted him bail in the last case baring his release. According to prosecution, Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan leader was facing trial in 39 cases, including those relating to alleged ...

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  • KARACHI - More than 5000 PTI workers including Karachi region leaders have left the port city for Islamabad to put their share in PTI chairman Imran Khan’s struggle against corruption. Talking to The Nation, PTI leader Dawa Khan Sabir told that more than five thousand workers had departed so ...

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  •  KARACHI -  Political uncertainty has soared in country’s commercial hub-Karachi as political forces have split into numerous groups increasing chances of war-lords controlling different pockets of the metropolis, The Nation has learnt. The current political turmoil dividing the ...

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  • KARACHI - Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan – an otherwise soft spoken person – hit back at Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) chairman Mustafa Kamal yesterday, calling him a ‘very dishonourable, low and bipolar person’. Addressing an event here, he also revealed that the huge ...

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  • KARACHI - Pak Sarzameen Party Leader Mustafa Kamal is planning to purge the party of criminal elements, especially the elements supported by the party leader Anees Qaimkhani, who is blamed for several high profile killings in the city. According to sources within the party, the move is aimed at ...

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  • KARACHI - In the first ever press conference at Karachi Press Club after being tagged as Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) London, members of Interim Coordination Committee of the party said on Saturday there was no difference between Pakistan and London chapters of the party. They blamed Dr Farooq ...

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  • KARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London is going to announce the party structure soon while a large number of the party leaders are showing their loyalty to MQM founder Altaf Hussain. Sources privy to the matter revealed the MQM-London leadership had started contacting the party leaders, ...

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  • KARACHI - Pakistan People Party (PPP) has regained Provincial Assembly constituency PS-127 after 12 years. According to the unofficial results of 130 polling stations, PPP‘s candidate Ghulam Murtaza Baloch bagged 19707 votes leaving behind MQM‘s Waseem Ahmed who secured 15114 votes. The ...

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  • KARACHI - PTI Chairman Imran Khan yesterday announced Raiwind march on September 24 to register protest against PML-N over the Panama leaks issue and urged the nation to join his party to make the rally a success. Addressing a public gathering at Nishtar Park, Imran said he had earlier decided to ...

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  • KARACHI - MQM-Pakistan chief Farooq Sattar on Thursday announced amendment in the party constitution by removing the supervision power of founder Altaf Hussain. Addressing a press conference at Ghanchi House –a a temporary headquarter of the MQM – here on Thursday, Sattar said that in ...

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  • KARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) MNA Asif Hasnain quit MQM and joined Mustafa Kamal‘s Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP). Asif Hasnain announced his decision during a press conference along with Mustafa Kamal at Pakistan House-PSP headquarter on Sunday. Chanting slogans in favour of Pakistan ...

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  • KARACHI - At least 10 more offices of Muttahida Qaumi Movement were razed in Karachi as the crackdown against its illegal offices continued on the third consecutive day, but senior MQM leader Farooq Sattar insisted that these offices were legal. A total of 20 of MQM offices have been demolished and ...

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  • KARACHI - The latest anti-state statements of the London-based leader Altaf Hussain exposed the real face of MQM chief reflecting his emotions about Pakistan. Altaf’s attacks on the institutions also provided the state institutions a justification for a strong action against MQM as all its ...

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  • KARACHI - Pakistan legendary cricketer and ‘Original Little Master’ Hanif Mohammad, who played longest innings in Test Cricket, passed away here on Thursday at the age of 81. Hanif had been undergoing treatment for respiratory complication from his lungs cancer in a private hospital. A ...

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  • KARACHI: Philanthropist and social activist Abdul Sattar Edhi has passed away. His son Faisal Edhi confirmed the news to the media.  He had been on the ventilator for over six hours and after consulting doctors, the family allowed to remove the ventilator. The government has ...

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  • KARACHI - Various political parties, criticising the Karachi Electric over its poor performance during recent rain spell, have said that the private power company has become a ‘Killer Electric’ for the citizens of Karachi. Taking to The Nation Thursday, Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf leader ...

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