FARAZ ISRAR

  • TKARACHI - Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief and candidate for president slot Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Wednesday visited the Grand Democratic Alliance and Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leadership but returned empty-handed after being refused support for his candidature. The MMA chief, ...

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  • TKARACHI  -  The PTI on Wednesday claimed to have won a dozen National Assembly seats from Karachi amidst the other parties criticizing the Election Commission of Pakistan for not allowing their respective political agents to witness the vote counts. Amidst the allegations from the ...

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  • TKARACHI - NA-251, Karachi West, one of the most neglected constituencies of the metropolis, is inhabited by majority of the lower middle class, hailing from Urdu-speaking and Behari people who have been overwhelmingly supporting Altaf Hussain-led Muttahida Qaumi Movement for the last three ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Sindh budget for the fiscal year 2018-19 witnessed an increase in education and health sectors with Rs 208.23 billion allocated for education sector showing an increase of 14.67 percent from the outgoing fiscal year while the health budget showed an increase of 13.6 percent from ...

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  • TKARACHI - Mohajir Qaumi Movement-Haqiqi Chairman Afaq Ahmed has said that leadership of PPP spread hatred through the Liaquatabad gathering and it could never become the party of Mohajirs. Narrating the past story of injustice with Mohajir Community, Afaq also announced to initiate movement ...

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  • TKARACHI - Amidst political temperature feverish in wake of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) public gathering in Liaquatabad’s Tanki ground, the port city is witnessing a fight of political forces for dominance in Karachi. The political parties have been focused on Liaquatabad, an area once ...

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  • TKARACHI  - Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) Bahdurabad faction led by Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui is gaining strength against Farooq Sattar’s PIB group as six MPAs of PIB group met the Bahadurabad leadership and assured their support to them.  MQM-P spokesperson talking to The ...

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  • TKARACHI - TV host and former Muttahida Qaumi Movement lawmaker Aamir Liaquat Hussain on Monday announced to join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). TV actor Abid Ali also joined the PTI on the occasion. "We welcome Amir Liaquat and TV actor Abid Ali in PTI. The last six months before the polls are ...

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  • TKARACHI - Calling to implement local government system in true spirit, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Sunday said that Mayor should be empowered to resolve the issues of Karachi which was currently being treated as an orphan. He said that currently the local government system ...

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  • TKARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movemnet-Pakistan considers new names for the nomination in the upcoming senate election, The Nation has learnt. Talking to this scribe on Wednesday, MQM-P legislator Ali Raza Abidi said that the differences among the party leadership sorted out. Leadership is rethinking ...

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  • TKARACHI - Mehsud tribe jirga on Monday demanded strict action against police officials involved in Naqeebullah’s extrajudicial killing. The jirga was held on request of Naqeebullah Mehsud`s father Khan Muhammad and the victim family reached Karachi amid strict security arrangement. Naqeeb ...

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  • TKARACHI - Political parties are running after the potential political workers scattered after the unannounced ban on Muttahdia Qaumi Movement (MQM) founded by Altaf Hussain, as general elections are just few months away. The port city political structure has ruined following the Karachi targeted ...

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  • TKARACHI - The All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) failed to bring people of Karachi on roads as very low attendance was witnessed at party public gathering held at Liaquatabad Flyover in Karachi. APML leadership preferred to hold the party public gathering at a flyover that has turned into political ...

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  • TKARACHI -  Religious groups on Sunday continued sit-in at various key points of the city to express solidarity with the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) protesters at Faizabad in Islamabad. The protesters on the day not only condemned the state institutions operation against the Faizabad ...

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  • TKARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement–Pakistan (MQM-P) leaders succeeded in reaching Azizabad on Saturday after much drama to offer prayers at ‘Martyrs’ Monument- built in remembrance of party’s dead. This was the second attempt since August 22, 2016 incident. Earlier MQM-P ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pressed hard by the circumstance, MQM (Pakistan) and PSP yesterday announced an electoral alliance that could eventually lead to a complete merger. The two offshoots of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) said they will contest the next general elections under “one name, one manifesto, ...

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  • TKARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) Convener Dr Farooq Sattar on Sunday termed initial census results fake and demanded the government to recount the resident of urban region of Sindh province. Sattar expressed these views while addressing the protest rally at Liaquatabad flyover. ...

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  • TKARACHI -  The split that had developed within Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) weeks ago came to surface on Sunday as one of its key leaders and deputy mayor of Karachi Arshad Vohra announced to join Syed Mustafa Kamal’s Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP). Vohra made this announcement ...

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  • TKARACHI - Former Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Saleem Shahzad along with Mohajir Ittehad Tehreek (MIT) urged MQM-P, PSP and MQM-Haqqiqi leadership to set aside their difference and unite for the Mohajir community ending politics of confrontation. Shahzad who is one of the founder members of ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan People's Party (PPP) candidate Saeed Ghani has emerged victorious in PS-114 Karachi by-poll, by bagging 23,840 votes. According to the unofficial results, issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), Kamran Tessori of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) received 18,106 votes, ...

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  • TKARACHI - Top political parties of Karachi are vying for victory in PS-114 by-poll in order to prove their stakes in the city which had witnessed opening up of political space after splits among Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) factions that had once strong foothold in the metropolis. The three top ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and former president Asif Ali Zardari cannot curb corruption even if they lead ‘angels’. The countries with corruption-free institutions are on the path of progress while Pakistan is being ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz is taking keen interest in accommodating clean faces of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in order to gain advantage of political uncertainty in Karachi after the emergence of cracks in MQM. According to sources, senior PML-N leaders are trying to ensure the ...

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  • TKARACHI - Although the holy month of Ramazan is not finished yet, the residents of the port city are on a shopping spree to celebrate Eidul Fitar. Large number of people throng markets and shopping centers, especially after Iftar, to purchase clothes, accessories, jewellery, shoes and other ...

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  • TKARACHI -  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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  • TKARACHI - 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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  • TKARACHI - 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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  • TKARACHI - 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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  • TKARACHI - 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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  • TKARACHI - 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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