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MQM Pakistan intra-party elections underway

KARACHI: The intra-party elections of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) are underway, Samaa reported. The first vote was casted by Liaquatabad’s Mohammad Asghar. In his video message, President of MQM-P Dr. Farooq Sattar said that the elections would be held at KMC Ground located at PIB Colony area of Karachi along with the party’s zonal office…

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Will disclose important secrets after February 18: Kamran Tessori

ISLAMABAD: MQM-P leader Kamran Tessori said on Saturday that he would disclose important secrets pertaining to the party and the prevalent crisis it was facing after February 18.¬† Speaking exclusively to SAMAA TV, Kamran Tessori said that ever since he had come to Islamabad he had not talked to Dr Farooq Sattar. “I’m not upset…

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Patients at JPMC put forward their complaints during CJP’s visit

KARACHI: Patients undergoing treatment at the Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre (JPMC) put forward their claims to Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on the occasion of his visit to the hospital, on Saturday.¬† Stringent security measures were put in place before the arrival of the chief justice. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar visited the various departments…

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Sindh govt to act upon Supreme Court ruling on Rao Anwar: CM Murad

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Friday said the ruling of Supreme Court of Pakistan in connection with former SSP Malir Rao Anwar will be complied with, hours after the apex court reversed its earlier order and issued a contempt of court notice for the police officer involved in Naqeebullah Mehsud murder in…

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Amir Khan calls Farooq Sattar a ‘cheat’ in Samaa program

KARACHI: Senior MQM leader Amir Khan on Thursday leveled serious allegations against MQM-P chief Dr Farooq Sattar, calling him a cheat.¬† Speaking to Samaa anchor Shehzad Iqbal, Dr Farooq Sattar admitted that he had made the biggest mistake of his life which was as a result of his foolishness. “I’m admitting that I made the…

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Chocolate Festival: Bars, cakes and even fountains enthrall Karachiites

KARACHI: Mouthwatering chocolate cakes, beans, bars and even fountains were displayed at a recent event held at a hotel in the city on Thursday as part of the three-day Belgian Chocolate Festival.¬† Scores of people attended the event, marveling at the display of chocolate cakes, beans, fountains and bars that were hand-crafted by the Belgian…

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Education reforms in Sindh leading to improvement, but not nearly enough

KARACHI: The Government of Sindh has invested in a substantial number of reforms that have been significant in addressing various gaps in education service delivery. But these reforms need to speed up to sustainably address the plethora of problems that ail the province‚Äôs education system. This was highlighted in¬†‚Äú2013-2018 Five years of education reform: SINDH…

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Aleena Khan demands protection from govt against Salman Baloch

KARACHI: Aleena Khan, the woman who has accused MQM’s Salman Mujahid of sexually assaulting her, demanded protection from the government against the lawmaker on Tuesday.¬† Speaking exclusively to SAMAA TV, Aleena Khan said that Salman Mujahid used to stalk her and had kidnapped the guards near her home and had them assaulted. “He asks them…

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Baldia factory fire case: ATC indicts Rauf Siddiqui, other suspects

KARACHI: In an important development pertaining to the Baldia factory fire case, an Anti-Terrorism Court on Wednesday indicted MQM-Pakistan’s Rauf Siddiqui and other suspects.¬† According to details, the Anti-Terrorism Court indicted Rauf Siddiqui, Rehman Bhola, Zubair Chariya and other suspects on charges of setting fire to the factory with chemicals. All suspects in the case…

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This dumping point is where all stolen motorcycles go to in Karachi…

KARACHI: Have you ever wondered where all the stolen motorcycles go in Karachi? If you’re bike has been stolen in the metropolis then it is most probably lying at Al-Asif Square, which is considered the dumping point for stolen motorcycles in the city. Over here, the spare parts of stolen motorcycles are sold at cost-effective…

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Woman claims MQM’s Salman Mujahid sexually assaulted, blackmailed her

KARACHI: A woman has filed a complaint against MQM-Pakistan’s leader Salman Mujahid Baloch on Tuesday, claiming that he had sexually assaulted and then blackmailed her at the Parliament Lodges in Islamabad.¬† The woman filed a complaint against Salman Mujahid at the Gulshan police station in which she claimed that Salman Mujahid called her to Islamabad…

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PCB recruitment criteria questionable : official

ISLAMABAD: Employment criterion of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has raised grave concern for citizens as it was giving undue favour to a specific region, an official said on Tuesday. An official on request of anonymity disclosed that the board’s anomaly has been discussed and question was raised among members for giving extra favour to Punjab…

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Rao Anwar writes letter to Chief Justice of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Prime suspect in the Naqeebullah murder case, Rao Anwar, wrote a letter to the Chief Justice of Pakistan in which he claimed his innocence, it was learned on Tuesday.¬† This was revealed during the proceedings of the Naqeebullah murder case that were conducted at the apex court. Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar,…

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PSP leader Raza Haroon loses his cool over question regarding resignation

KARACHI: Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) leader Raza Haroon lost his cool as SAMAA anchor Shahzad Iqbal asked him a question pertaining to MQM founder Altaf Hussain, on Monday.¬† SAMAA anchor Shahzad Iqbal asked Raza Haroon during his show Awaz as to why the PSP leader did not resign from the parliament when the mandate given…

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Case filed against MQM’s Salman Baloch for allegedly pointing gun at citizen

KARACHI: A case has been filed against MQM-Pakistan’s representative Salman Mujahid Baloch for allegedly pointing a gun at a citizen on Monday night.¬† PTI’s Ali Zaidi arrived at the Gizri police station to file a case against Salman Mujahid for pointing a gun at a citizen. According to PTI’s Facebook page, the person who was…

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KLF: ‘History of 1971 repeating itself in Balochistan’

By: Shahjahan Khurram KARACHI: Panelists part of a discussion on the prevalent abysmal situation of Pakistan’s restive Balochistan province likened the current circumstances of the area to that of East Pakistan before it seceded and became Bangladesh. The session was held to mark the book launch of¬†A Cry for Justice:¬†Empirical Insights from Balochistan¬†by Kaiser Bengali….

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Organisers deserve appreciation for holding KLF for 9 years: Zubair

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair Saturday said the Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) was being held for last nine years for which its organisers deserved appreciation. Healthy activities like the literature festival were being held in the city because of the sincere efforts of the government, he said while addressing the launching ceremony of Indian writer…

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Do or die time for MQM: Will minus Farooq Sattar formula prevail?

KARACHI: Today (Saturday) may be a decisive day as far as MQM-Pakistan is considered since the two factions within the party, one led by Amir Khan and the other led by Dr Farooq Sattar, have both called meetings at their respective headquarters.¬† Amir Khan has called an important meeting at Bahadurabad of the members of…

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JUI-F senator objects to Nasreen Jalil’s sari, tells her to have ‘an appearance like Muslims’

ISLAMABAD: A JUI-F senator in a meeting on Saturday told MQM’s Nasreen Jalil that she should have an appearance like Muslims, after objecting to her dressing in a sari.¬† The incident occurred during a meeting of the Senate’s Functional Committee on Human Rights that was being presided by Nasreen Jalil.¬†Mufti Abdul Sattar of the JUI-F,…

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Farooq Sattar’s wife makes interesting predictions on future of MQM-P

KARACHI: After his mother had earlier played a pivotal role in urging her son to take back his resignation as MQM-P chief, Dr Farooq Sattar’s wife has come forward with important predictions concerning the party’s future.¬† While most supporters and office bearers of MQM-Pakistan are concerned about the party’s future and how it will play…

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Only Farooq Sattar can nominate Senate candidates: ECP

KARACHI: The Election Commission of Pakistan on Friday stated that only Dr Farooq Sattar has the right to nominate candidates for the upcoming senate election, a few minutes after the Rabita Committee decided to take back Sattar’s powers to nominate the candidate.¬† The Election Commission of Pakistan, the letter written by the Rabita Committee to…

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