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MQM chief Altaf Hussain steps down, then withdraws resignation

Hussain and a loyal band of followers had formed the MQM and won support from the Urdu speaking population.

Fading of the strongman

Altaf Hussain is no longer the figure he was. Yet, the MQM draws support because its alternative is the Taliban.


City of the long siege

MQM founder Altaf Hussain’s arrest in the UK threatens Karachi’s relatively stable state of instability

Leading Pakistani politician arrested in London

Hussain, who is 60, heads the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, or MQM, one of Pakistan's major political parties.

Decline of the MQM

Ironically, the fate of a party formerly seen as violent is now a barometer of what is happening to liberal-secular elements in Pakistan.

Pakistan: 21, including 19 children, killed in road accident after school van collides with truck

Pakistan has a dubious record of fatal traffic accidents which can be blamed on poor roads and reckless driving.


MQM calls for fresh polls in entire Karachi

Pakistan’s MQM party has demanded fresh polls in an entire Karachi constituency,rejecting the Election Commission’s decision to conduct re-polling only at 43 stations of the National Assembly seat.

'Women treated worse than animals' in Pak: Altaf Hussain

MQM highlighted the need to empower women in Pakistan.

60 die in Karachi,MQM threatens Zardari govt

MQM leader Altaf Hussain gave an ultimatum to govt to stop bloodbath,which has killed 60 till now.

Civilian govt best form of governance for Pak: US

US rules out support to any military coup after MQM leader called for martial rule in the country