Fearful for decades under reign of MQM's Altaf Hussain, Pakistan's national parties now openly campaign in Karachi
The country’s three main national parties now campaign openly in the teeming, financial hub, once considered one of the world’s most dangerous cities and dominated for decades by Hussain’s Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM)
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced granting visa to five Pakistani children, including a 10-month-old baby, for medical treatment in India.
Pakistan: Gunmen kill two in attack on politician in Karachi after Eid prayers; lawmaker escapes uninjured
Pakistani police says two gunmen targeting an ethnic party lawmaker after Eid prayers instead gunned down two others, including a child, in Karachi
Pakistan is engulfed in severe lawlessness. The port city, once renowned as Bombay of Pakistan, is marred by target killings and sectarian violence. Possibly because of the ongoing happenings of terrorist-linked violence in Balochistan, the news of bloodshed in Karachi often gets eclipsed.
Pakistan has sent a formal reference to the British government against self-exiled Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain for inciting violence in Karachi last week, interior ministry said on Tuesday.
As the Pakistan government demolishes Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) offices and arrests activists in Karachi in a crackdown on the Sindh-based political party, the US said it continues to support government efforts to maintain law and order in the port city.
Karachi soon to be run from inside prison: Newly elected mayor Waseem Akhtar requests for office in jail
Jailed leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement in Pakistan was on Wednesday elected as Karachi's new mayor by a big margin with his party sweeping the local municipal elections.
The imprisoned politician who is almost certain to be the next mayor of Pakistan's largest and richest city of Karachi will run the teeming metropolis via "video link" from his prison cell, his lawyer said on Wednesday.
US criticises Pak's crackdown on MQM leaders, says critical opinion should be encouraged in a democracy
A day after Pakistan charged MQM chief Altaf Hussain with treason for his inflammatory speech, the US has said in a democracy, critical opinion should be encouraged, not silenced.
Pakistan on Tuesday charged MQM chief Altaf Hussain with treason for his inflammatory speech that incited party workers to attack media outlets.
Leader of Pakistan's Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) party Altaf Hussain Wednesday pressed for creation of new provinces in the country and warned that Pakistan would be wiped out from the global map if new administrative borders were not drawn, a media report said.
Pakistan's powerful MQM chief Altaf Hussain was on Saturday released on bail, four days after he was arrested by the British Police on charges of money laundering.