Hussain and a loyal band of followers had formed the MQM and won support from the Urdu speaking population.
Altaf Hussain is no longer the figure he was. Yet, the MQM draws support because its alternative is the Taliban.
MQM founder Altaf Hussain’s arrest in the UK threatens Karachi’s relatively stable state of instability
Hussain, who is 60, heads the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, or MQM, one of Pakistan’s major political parties.
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 has a dubious record of fatal traffic accidents which can be blamed on poor roads and reckless driving.
Pakistans MQM party has demanded fresh polls in an entire Karachi constituency,rejecting the Election Commissions decision to conduct re-polling only at 43 stations of the National Assembly seat.
MQM highlighted the need to empower women in Pakistan.
MQM leader Altaf Hussain gave an ultimatum to govt to stop bloodbath,which has killed 60 till now.
US rules out support to any military coup after MQM leader called for martial rule in the country
Unidentified assailants shot dead 11 more people in the Pakistani port city of Karachi,taking the death toll to 39.