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Rickshaw Jutt takes a drive through Karachi’s NA-254

Rickshaw Jutt took a ride through the streets of Karachi’s NA-254 to find out what the area’s issues are. MQM convener Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui will be contesting elections from this constituency. Residents of the area feel that both the federal and provincial governments are not sincere with the people of Karachi.

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GDA in talks with MQM to form election alliance

Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pak Sarzameen Party are also in talks with GDA to challenge PPP’s 10-year rule in the province.

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Iqra Uni student asks Mustafa Kamal the questions everyone had

This Iqra University student should be a talk show host because he grilled PSP party head Mustafa Kamal. In an election Big Debate programme with Awaz host Shahzad Iqbal, the student asked this question: “Before you (Mustafa Kamal) came [to this session], Fauzia Kasuri said that garbage has joined political parties. So has the PSP…

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Sattar requests MQM to withdraw his candidature, allow him to run election campaign

MQM-P leader Dr Farooq Sattar has requested his party leaders to withdraw his nomination papers and let him run the election campaign. Dr Sattar said he didn’t approach Bahadurabad office to seek party ticket but the MQM-P had issued him the ticket despite his refusal. MQM-P leaders Faisal Sabzwari and Aamir Khan visited the residence…

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Our competition in Karachi is with PPP alone, says Mustafa Kamal

Our competition in the election in Karachi is just with the PPP, said PSP chief Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday. “Even with the PPP, we are expecting a tough fight on barely two or three seats in the city,” Kamal told the media in Islamabad. According to the former Karachi mayor, coalition with any party is on…

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Did Mustafa Kamal not remember my face when he called me 2 months ago, asks Khawaja Izhar

Did PSP chief Mustafa Kamal not remember my face and attributes two months ago when he called me to sing my praises, asked MQM leader Khawaja Izharul Hassan. “He called me two months ago from his personal number, sang my praises and offered me a high position in his party,” he told the media outside…

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PPP, PSP, TLP to slug it out for NA-246 Lyari Karachi

Lyari has been the Pakistan Peoples Party’s stronghold in Karachi for decades and this year, party chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will be contesting from the area.  Bilawal will stand for the national seat from NA-246 Lyari and will go up against Allama Bilal Saleem Qadri of the Tehreek Labbaik Pakistan and Mohammad Sadiq Rind of…

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Election 2018: Who will take Karachi?

Karachi has long been a contested turf. As the general election approaches, the turf wars toughen. The city has witnessed major changes. The once mighty MQM has split into factions. The wave of PTI, which emerged in the 2013 general election as a force to be reckoned, seems to have died down. The PPP has…

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PTI founding member Fauzia Kasuri joins PSP

PTI’s founding member Fauzia Kasuri, who announced on Wednesday that she was quitting the party, joined the PSP on Thursday.  Fauzia Kasuri has joined the party led by former Karachi mayor Syed Mustafa Kamal. In her resignation letter, Kasuri had stated that she had become ‘disenchanted’ with the PTI and believed the party was no…

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MQM invites Mustafa Kamal, Haqiqi faction to join protest against CM’s “hateful” remarks

Muttahida Qaumi Movement – Pakistan gave the call for a protest against the Sindh CM’s “hateful remarks” on May 26 and invited Mustafa Kamal’s PSP and the party’s Haqiqi faction to join them. MQM MNA Ali Raza Abidi tweeted that Dr Farooq Sattar announced the protest at Liaqatabad No 10 roundabout at 10pm on Saturday….

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Nawaz Sharif has put state in danger: Mustafa Kamal

PSP chairman Mustafa Kamal has lashed out at PML-N Quaid Nawaz Sharif for ‘putting the state in danger’ to hide corruption. “Nawaz Sharif has put the state in danger by his controversial statements,” he said. “Mian sahib has failed to provide money-trail to justify his assets.” Nawaz Sharif is facing failure but still unsuccessfully attempting…

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Won’t sit in Sindh Assembly if I’m elected and not given powers, says Kamal

PSP chief Mustafa Kamal said in an episode Khara Sach with Mubashir Lucman that his party were to get 51 seats in the Sindh Assembly like the MQM but if the Sindh government did not grant it powers, then he would peacefully protest with his MPAs and then resign. “I will not sit in the…

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Rivals raise political temperature in Karachi ahead of general elections

Just a few months before the elections, Karachi has once again become a political battleground as three key political parties─MQM, PPP and PSP─are fighting for dominance in Pakistan’s financial hub. Karachi has witnessed a fierce political fight between the political parties this week. On April 30, PPP staged a rally at Liaquatabad’s Tanki ground, a…

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MQM-P factions will reunite in a couple of days, says Tessori

MQM-P’s Kamran Tessori predicted that PIB and Bahadurabad factions of his party will re-unite in a couple of days. MQM-P divided into two groups─ Bahadurabad and PIB─ on February 5 after Dr Farooq Sattar and Amir Khan developed differences over senate tickets. Mr. Tessori was believed to be the reason behind the rift between Dr…

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Karachi water tanker rate hits Rs6,000 after Hub ban

KARACHI: A ban on filling tankers from Lasbela Canal has dried up supply to Karachi’s Mawach Goth, Baldia, Naval Colony, Ittehad Town, Orangi Town, Gadap. “A water tanker which normally costs Rs2000 wasn’t available even at a whopping price of Rs6000,” shouted PSP MPA Saifuddin Khalid in the Sindh Assembly. He decided to protest by…

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Water protest: Sindh assembly witnesses chaos

KARACHI: The Sindh assembly witnessed chaos on Friday when opposition members mounted protest against acute water shortage in Karachi. Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani continued presiding over the session despite outcries from the opposition benches. The MPAs raised slogans of ‘Pani Do Pani Do’ (Give water) from opposition benches, and tore up the copies of agenda;…

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Protest: MPA to stay and sleep at Sindh Assembly

An MPA announced Friday that he will not leave the premises of the Sindh Assembly until Orangi Town gets water. MPA Saifuddin Khalid said he had brought along clothes and chanay [chickpeas] to keep going. “The people in Orangi Town are deprived of potable water and the Sindh government is so poor that it cannot…

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Kamal says replacing Urdu from signboards is conspiracy against Sindhis

KARACHI: Removing Urdu from signboards at University of Sindh is a conspiracy against Sindhis, says PSP chief Syed Mustafa Kamal. “PPP is instigating Sindhis while MQM-P is doing the same with Urdu speaking people,” said Mustafa Kamal, reacting to a notification from University of Sindh’s administration in which it was decided to write all building…

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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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Valima of Rauf Siddiqui held in Karachi

Rauf Siddiqui, an MQM-Pakistan leader with the Bahadurabad faction, celebrated his Valima which was attended by leaders of the PPP and PSP. Agha Siraj Durrani, Nisar Khuhro and Sharmila Faruqui from the PPP and Anis Qaimkhani, Anees Ahmed Advocate and Waseem Aftab from the PSP were among those who attended. No leaders from the rival…

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