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IHC reserves judgement on Farooq Sattar’s plea

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Tuesday reserved its judgement in a case pertaining to Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan’s convenorship. The court has directed Dr Farooq Sattar and Khalid Maqbool Saddiqui to submit written arguments within two days. Justice Aamer Farooq of the IHC heard the case filed by Dr Farooq Sattar challenging the decision…

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Doors of PSP closed for Farooq Sattar: Mustafa Kamal

KARACHI: Pak Sarzameen Party chief Mustafa Kamal has finally announced to close his party’s doors to Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan leader Farooq Sattar, Samaa reported Sunday. Mustafa Kamal, in a press conference, claimed that Sattar had bargained with him for joining PSP. “He is telling lies, only a few days back he was asking from…

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Would rather die than join PSP or any other party, says Farooq Sattar

KARACHI: Dr Farooq Sattar said that he would rather die than join the PSP or any other party, claiming that MQM-P lawmakers were being forced to switch loyalties.  “I would rather die than join PSP or any other political party,” he said during an emergency presser held at his house early morning on Sunday. Dr Farooq…

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Farooq Sattar welcomes Khalid Maqbool’s offer

KARACHI: Dr Farooq Sattar, the head of Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s PIB Group on Tuesday welcomed an offer made by convener of the party’s rival faction, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui. Offering an olive branch, Siddiqui had offered Sattar to revert back to MQM’s convenership by April 17 ‘with honour and dignity’. “It shouldn’t be a time-bound offer,”…

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‘Come back as MQM chief’ : Siddiqui offers olive branch to Sattar

KARACHI: The Bahadurabad faction of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan has offered PIB Group leader Farooq Sattar to revert back and resume his convenership. “Our doors are open to Farooq Sattar despite differences. He can come back and resume his office as convener by April 17th with honour and dignity,” said Convener of the Bahadurabad group…

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MQM’s Sukkur MPA jumps ship to PSP

An MQM MPA from Sukkur, Saleem Bandhani, defected to Mustafa Kamal’s PSP Monday. Bandhani was elected as a member of the Central Executive Committee (CEC) when the Farooq Sattar-led group held its intra-party elections in February. “Five MPAs and four MNAs joined our party in 11 days,” said the PSP chief at a press conference…

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Farooq Sattar presents formula to unite all MQM splinter groups

Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leader Dr. Farooq Sattar presented a new formula in a bid to unite all the splinter groups of the party ahead of general elections scheduled after four months this year. He invited leaders of MQM’s splinter groups – Afaq Ahmad of MQM-Haqiqi, Mustafa Kamal of Pak Sarzameen Party, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui of…

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MQM-P MNA Muzammil Qureshi jumps ship to join PSP

  MQM-P was dealt a major blow when its MNA Muzammil Qureshi jumped ship to join PSP–making him the fifth member of the party who has left it in eight days to enter PSP’s fold.  Naila Munir and Naheed Begum left MQM-P on March 28 to join PSP. Just one day later, MQM-P received another…

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MQM-P’s deputy conveners wanted to remove Izhar as opposition leader: Tessori

KARACHI: MQM-P’s Kamran Tessori has said that a decision had been taken to replace opposition leader in Sindh assembly Khawaja Izharul Hassan with Syed Sardar Ahmed in a meeting of deputy conveners on February 5. Speaking in SAMAA’s talk show ‘Agenda 360’, Kamran Tessori claimed that coordination committee members Kanwar Naveed Jamil, Nasreen Jalil, Waseem…

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Farooq Sattar restored as MQM-P Convener as ECP ruling put on hold

Islamabad High Court suspended the Election Commission of Pakistan’s verdict of removing Dr. Farooq Sattar as convener of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan. Hearing a petition filed by Farooq Sattar, the high court issued stay order against the ECP ruling till April 11 and summoned response from the litigants. Farooq Sattar’s counsel Babar Sattar filed the petition…

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MQM’s PIB faction advises Farooq Sattar to form new party

KARACHI: Supporters of Dr Farooq Sattar have advised him to form a new party if he does not contest the ECP’s decision on intra-party elections.  An advisory meeting chaired by Dr Farooq Sattar was held in PIB Colony in which two suggestions were put forward. Sattar was advised to appeal against the ruling of the…

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MQM-P to protest ‘controversial’ delimitation: Sattar

KARACHI: MQM-P leader Dr Farooq Sattar on Saturday said that his party was being deprived of its right to represent the people. Talking to newsmen, the veteran politician said recently conducted delimitation was not acceptable to MQM-P, announcing that the party will stage a demonstration outside CM office and Governor House. “We will approach the…

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Let’s celebrate foundation day together, Sattar offers Bahadurabad

KARACHI: MQM-Pakistan leader Dr Farooq Sattar on Friday made an open offer to his party’s Bahadurabad group to jointly celebrate party’s second ‘Foundation Day’ at the same venue. Talking to newsmen after a meeting with Khawaja Izhar, Dr Farooq Sattar said he and the convener of Bahadurabad group Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui can both address…

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MQM-P groups ‘end differences’ on eve of Senate polls

ISLAMABAD: Two estranged groups of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan, led by Farooq Sattar and Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, announced to end their differences, a day before Senate elections, Samaa reported Friday. “We don’t want the party and its vote bank to be divided,” said Sattar in a press conference alongside Siddiqui. He announced that both the…

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Farooq Sattar announces support for PML-N candidate on technocrat seat

ISLAMABAD: MQM-P Convener Dr Farooq Sattar threw his weight behind PML-N’s candidate for the technocrat seat one day ahead of the senate elections.  With only one day left in the senate elections, the ruling party has stepped up its efforts to increase contact with other parties and candidates in an attempt to secure the majority…

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Zardari’s remarks are admission he authorised Rao Anwar to kill Mohajirs: Farooq

KARACHI: MQM-P’s Dr Farooq Sattar said on Monday that PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari’s remarks that Rao Anwar was a ‘brave kid’ was, in a way, his admission that he had provided the cop with the license to kill Mohajirs.  Speaking to media personnel, Dr Farooq Sattar said that Asif Zardari’s remarks in support of…

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Watch: Farooq Sattar elected as party chief

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) – Pakistan’s faction led by Dr Farooq Sattar elected him as the convener in its intra-party elections on Sunday. The MQM-Pakistan held intra-party elections on Sunday after disagreements between two groups in the party over Senate election nominations. Watch what Dr Farooq Sattar has to say now:

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I’m the MQM-P chief, claims Farooq Sattar after intra-party polls

After controversial intra-party elections, Muttahida Qaumi Movement PIB Group’s leader, Farooq Sattar, claimed that he is the only head of MQM Pakistan. He said the workers, through today’s intra-party polls, have authorized him to lead and run affairs of the party. Watch his views…

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Watch: Rigging in MQM-P intra-party polls

Samaa has reported rigging during Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan’s intra-party elections in Karachi. Watch this report…

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MQM-P intra-party polls are illegal: Bahadurabad group

KARACHI: The Bahadurabad group of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has dubbed today’s intra-party polls ‘illegal’. A statement, the group alleged that the party polls — announced by Dr Farooq Sattar — were a ‘condemnable effort to divide loyal party workers.’ “Only the Rabita Committee can make policy decisions,” the statement said. On the other hand,…

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Video: MQM all set for intra-party elections

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) – Pakistan is all set to hold its intra-party elections to form its Rabita Committee and Central Executive Committee. Watch here:

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