MQM Archive

A critical analysis of the MWM resolution at the Karachi Shia rally: Related post: MWM must not act as a Shia version of Difa-e-Pakistan Council In the absence of any support from the government and secular-progressive lobbies, civil society activists, human rights groups; and in the presence of active and tacit
Mirza Jee Mantra: I was worried about a person in PPP who wanted to get fame in the politics of Pakistan by taking ethnic and sectarian lines. Some people enjoyed Mira jee’s demagogues against Urdu speaking migrants from India and the MQM
Najam Shady ringing alarm bells – Dilshad Chandio:    On wednesday night ( September 21st, 2011) in his show, Najam Sethi alluded to a joint ghairat brigade assault on the PPP govt given deteriorating relations with America on the Haqqani network issue. His analysis went thus: the US
For Peaceful Karachi – by Ahsan Abbas Shah:
Nusrat Javed sacked for speaking against MQM Quaid Altaf Hussain: TV anchor Nusrat Javaid claimed on Hamid Mir’s Capital Talk show late on Friday that he had been sacked by Aaj TV and his show had been taken off air for “technical reasons”. Javaid said he had been accused
MQM must refrain from threatening media: After being exposed & unveiled Muttahida Qaumi Movement(MQM) and its leadership has been facing the toughest situation and hardest time since the recent press conference of Dr. Zulfiqar Mirza on 28th August, which mainly revolved around the heinous crimes
Terrorist Leaks: Wali Khan Babar was murdered by MQM: According to recent Terrorist Leaks GEO News Reporter Wali Khan Babar was Murdered by MQM Confession of Muhammad Shahrukh Khan – MQM(A) Terrorist. Hidden video released. Watch the video below: ولی بابرکے قاتل شاہ رخ کا اعتراف جرم
Nazir Naji on Zulfiqar Mirza: سیاسی دھماکہ ہمارے ہاں سیاست کم اور سیاسی دھماکے زیادہ ہوتے ہیں۔ الیکشن کے فوراً بعد ججوں کی بحالی کا معاہدہ ہوا۔ وہ ٹوٹا تو سیاسی دھماکہ ہو گیا۔ مسلم لیگ (ن) نے پہلے وفاقی کابینہ میں شامل ہو
MQM- The Dilemma: MQM, its rise, its style of politics, transformation from a so-called nationalist party into a pressure group, its claim to be sole representative of Urban Sindh, its attempts to change its outlook and increase influence outside urban Sindh and
President Zardari, no further reconciliation with MQM! – by Dilshad Chandio: Related posts: 26 target killers shook Karachi: Pulse Exclusive Report Meet the target killers Thank you, judiciary, for releasing the notorious target killer Ajmal Pahari While one agrees that military operation is not a solution for Karachi’s crisis, this
Vomiting Siasi Adakars By: Ali Sher Mussali: I wonder how Siasi Adakars (political actors) survived three Ramzans without military government in Pakistan. Fake Civil Society (FCS), the “independent” Media’s top ranked anchors, retired army officers,  human rights and peace activists and political orphans are shouting and crying
Heal Karachi – by Farhad Jarral: ‎ In putting things into perspective, I would like to quote from Rashed Aurakzai’s Metro-Netherworld: A Comment on Karachi 2800 killings in past eighteen months in Karachi haven’t awoken our intellectuals, human rights groups, civil society or media.Let’s analyze
Ethnic Conflict in Karachi- From Past to Present -1: Partition of India and migration has left long term effects, challenges and issues which are mostly overlooked by intelligentsia and opinion makers in both India and Pakistan which in turn has impacted conventional wisdom and formed many misconceptions. Many
Metro Netherworld: A Comment on Karachi – by Rashed Aurakzai:   Ludwig von Mises, a leading laissez-faire economist of the twentieth century, wrote that intellectuals shape and form public thought, not the masses. 2800 killings in past eighteen months in Karachi haven’t awoken our intellectuals, Human Rights Groups, Civil Society or
PPP a mirror for ethno-nationalists – By Ali Sher Mussali: Pakistan Peoples Party is the largest political party of Pakistan since 1970s, which has continuously struggled for strong federation in Pakistan. PPP is the only political party in Pakistan, which is party of the people, ideologically and by its
Pakistan and the Search for Identity (Part 1) – by Rusty Walker: About the author: Rusty Walker is an Independent Political Analyst, educator, author, Vietnam veteran-era U.S. Air Force, from a military family, retired college professor, former Provost (Collins College, U.S.A.), artist, musician and family man. Rusty Walker is an ardent
Dastan-e-Ameer Hamza Marwat ba zuban Saleem Safi: داستان امیر حمزہ بزبان سلیم صافی میر شکیل نے اپنی ترکش میں کئی طرح کے تیر  یا یوں کہیں کہ اپنی اصطبل میں طرح طرح کے سدھائےہوئے گھوڑے جمع کر رکھے ہیں، جو ہر ریس میں قسمت آزمائی کو
Karachi’s Pushtun “problem” – By Imran Khan, Pakistan Today: With the World becoming increasingly connected, political correctness in ideas and behavior is becoming essential for minimizing frictions, and for that reason it also is becoming the hallmark of the educated. We Pakistanis often complain about the lack of
Return of the MQM – PPP haters in state of shock:   MQM, the largest political party from Karachi is the most reliable foe of the current political set up. It gets upset on matters which can only be termed as wacky. They leave the coalition basing their decisions on
Karachi Reportage and stereotypical Douchebaggery – by Ali Arqam: Last night in a recently launched TV show by Express News with a Janus-faced title “Sirf Sach” hosted by a relatively new face Ali Mumtaz, the participants from Karachi were asked about violence in Karachi.   He chose the
Karachi, Fire Rages On – by Saif Ali Azad: Karachi, the unfortunate city is once again burning; the current wave of bloodshed, target killing and terror rattled the city once again. It is presenting like wore torn city, bullet riddled bodies, corpses, fire engulfed vehicles, buses and buildings.
Zulifqar Mirza versus MQM case (I) -by Manzur Ejaz: First of all let me state a disqualifier: All Urdu Speaking Muhajirs are not associated with MQM or religious parties of this ethnic group. The very fact that PPP candidates give a hard time to non-PPP/religious/ethnic politicians show that
Pakistan Today Editorial : Satanic verses:   Pakistan Today Upside down, inside out. The laws of logic don’t apply to debates over Karachi. Many a cart is put before the horse, many a correlation is accepted as causation. The current spate of killings in Karachi
Mirza’s Statement and Karachi Violence: Zulfiqar Mirza made comments that infuriated many Urdu-Speaking people, when he said many Urdu Speakers had come hungry and naked to Pakistan. He was speaking after rumours that MQM wanted a separate province of Urdu Speakers. The trouble started
Does Britain back MQM’s violence? By Shiraz Paracha: The British government shares some responsibility for violence in Karachi as wanted criminals use their UK bases to incite hate and violence in Pakistan. Altaf Hussain, a British citizen and a mafia style leader of a linguistic group, everyday
Al-Qaida funded N-League waging terrorists in Sindh – by Ali Sher Mussali: Hapless (N) League always remained misfit in the democratic set up in Pakistan and at present their leadership extremely worried about party’s political paradigm which has limited the party to GT road party or a party belonging of Indian
My city Karachi is burning -by Abdul Samad: My cities are burning My people are dying Who else is it apart from us? We are killing, We are getting killed Our land has become a graveyard The day began with news of Karachi burning, of how 80
Bloodshed in Karachi – by Ahsan Abbas Shah:
A tale of N-League somersaults -by Raja Riaz: Sharif brother’s recent move is aimed at toppling the democratic setup. The grand alliance in the offing, led by Sharifs of Punjab, is based on one-point agenda – getting rid of Asif Ali Zardari-led PPP administration, another change in
MQM Leaves Government Yet Again:   Related Article: The Pseudo-liberals strike back Muttahida Qaumi Movement has announced, yet again, that it is leaving the Federal Government, Provincial Government and the coveted position of Governor Sindh. This time the announced reason for parting ways has
Meet the target killers – by Afaq Sharif: Related articles: Target Killings The following are two video reports of interrogation of two arrested target killers by the Karachi police. It may be noted that these arrests were made by the CID Police headed by SSP Chaudary Aslam
From “Qatil” League to “Qabool” League – by Furqan Ahmed: Editors’ note: We believe in open debate and hence are posting an article written by our regular contributor on the topic of taking in the PML-Q as part of the coalition. Though it is a decision which when happens
Karachi’s Industrialists, and “Institutionalized” Extortion; an unbiased perspective – by Furqan Ahmed: Karachi is often referred to as the backbone of Pakistan’s economy. In reality it is actually the heart of Pakistan’s economy. Home to over 20 million people of various ethnic and religious backgrounds, Karachi is a place where everyone
MQM, Politics of a Chameleon – by Danial Lakhnavi: ہندوستان میں اپنے آبائی علاقے چھوڑ کر سندہ کو گھر بنانے پر جب ہم ہندوستانی اور مہاجر کہلائےجانے لگے، اور ہمارے کچھ احباب نے اس اصطلاح کو اپنا بھی لیا اس وقت میرے والد محترم کو اس اصطلاح سے
Narrow moves: MQM playing to the right wing gallery? – by Nadeem F. Paracha: Related articles: MQM Right Wing Alliance Narrow moves The Muttahida Qaumi Movement is one of the most enigmatic political parties. It has been enjoying overwhelming support in Karachi and Hyderabad ever since the late 1980s, in the process becoming
“Aafia United”: Imran Khan calls up Altaf Hussain: Related articles: Altaf bhai invites Taliban to join hands? – by D. Asghar MQM Right Wing Alliance …… Burying the hatchet: Imran calls up Altaf, agrees to work together Source: Express Tribune After years of political animosity, Imran Khan’s
Altaf bhai invites Taliban to join hands? – by D. Asghar: Related article: “Aafia United”: Imran Khan calls up Altaf Hussain If Altaf bhai can only realize his immense potential as an entertainer, he would definitely give many Umer Sharifs, and other “Comedy Kings” of Bollywood, run for their money.
Let’s Corner The Government Again, Says MQM – By D. Asghar: Related articles: Altaf Hussain’s revolution archive As expected the confrontational politics is back in vogue, in our mother land. The divorce of PPP and PML-N in Punjab is not a good sign. Each of them trading accusation and counter
Altaf Hussain’s condemnable invitation to military generals: الطاف کے ’فوج سے مدد‘ کے بیان کی مذمت حفیظ چاچڑ بی بی سی اردو ڈاٹ کام، اسلام آباد متحدہ قومی موومنٹ کے قائد الطاف حسین نے ایک بار پھر ملک میں عوامی انقلاب اور تبدیلی کےلیے فوج سے
Where is Pakistan’s revolution?: The world is changing, as we see people in many of Middle eastern countries assemble to demand their rights from the repressive regimes that have held its grips on their nations for past many decades. People in those countries