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JI for probing BBC report

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LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami chief Senator Sirajul Haq has said that PPP and MQM are jointly responsible for the problems of entire Sindh province including Karachi. Addressing a press conference at Mansoora on Monday, he demanded thorough investigation of the allegations leveled against the MQM. The matter should not be winded up as had been done in […]

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Altaf rejects BBC report, says it is media trial

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KARACHI: Under pressure from the establishment, government and political parties over its alleged link with India as claimed by the BBC in a recent report, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) vowed on Thursday ‘not to surrender’, calling the foreign media reports against and criticism of the party as part of ‘media trial’ and ‘conspiracy to […]

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UK to be asked for access to ‘facts’ cited in BBC report

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will formally write to the United Kingdom and seek ‘access to facts’ revealed in a BBC report accusing the MQM of receiving funds from India, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Thursday. Talking to reporters after meeting British High Com­missioner Philip Barton, he said, “On the advice of the high commissioner, […]

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BBC report accuses MQM of receiving funds from India; Muttahida rejects charge

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By: Azfar-ul-Ashfaque KARACHI: Based on the statement of an unnamed ‘authoritative Pakistani source’, a BBC report said on Wednesday that the MuttahidaQaumi Movement had been receiving funds from the Indian government — a charge categorically rejected by the MQM. The website of the BBC News carried the news report — Pakistan’s MQM ‘received Indian funding’ […]

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MQM stages protest outside BBC in London

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LONDON: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has called for an end to what it called the “media trial” of its London based leader Altaf Hussain, urging the UK authorities to adopt a neutral and “unbiased” approach in dealing with at least four investigations the party faces in Britain. During a demonstration outside the BBC headquarters […]

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MQM and the BBC

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The MQM has taken hysterical umbrage at a BBC Newsnight report by veteran journalist Owen Bennett-Jones regarding its chief Altaf Hussain’s current problems with the law. Owen Bennett-Jones is no stranger to Pakistan or its political landscape. He has served many years in the country as the BBC’s correspondent. His track record of reportage has […]

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MQM calls BBC documentary ‘ill-founded’

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KARACHI: Terming BBC’s documentary film ill-founded, Muttahida Qaumi Movement deputy convener Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui said on Sunday a media trial was being carried out to tarnish the image of party chief Altaf Hussain and MQM at the international level. In his address to a huge gathering at New MA Jinnah Road near Quaid’s mausoleum […]

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Imran Farooq murder probe

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IN an emotional statement on Thursday, MQM chief Altaf Hussain spoke out against the “false allegations” and “negative propaganda” being spread about him, advising party cadres to foil the “conspiracy”. The MQM supremo’s comments appear to have been prompted by a recent BBC report, broadcast in the UK, in which two suspects believed to be […]

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MQM rejects BBC report on Imran Farooq’s murder

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KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) said on Thursday it had no links with the two persons identified in a BBC programme as suspects in the murder of Dr Imran Farooq, a senior leader of the party. The party criticised BBC for making a documentary against the MQM and its chief Altaf Hussain and said […]

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