Tag: Mumtaz

Mumtaz supports MQM’s call

Though the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has rejected the plans of calling army to control the situation of metropolitan city, its ally in Sindh...

Dwindling moral courage and freedom of hatred

The day when former Punjab governor Salaman Taseer was murdered by self-confessed murderer Mumtaz Qadri and it was praised by most of Pakistanis even...

‘Strange’ but not defeated

A young man, who has been plagued with a rare condition which left him with a giant head, feet and hands, is desperately searching...

Federal budget has constitutional status: FBR

Mumtaz Haider Rizvi, Chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), setting aside the doubts being cast over the constitutional status of federal budget...

FBR chairman claims that exports would hike Once government gets on...

The government would support the manufacturers through prudent policies and encourage them to enhance the capacity and transfers of technology which will not only...

Nusrat Bhutto was held hostage in Dubai: Mumtaz

Sindh National Front Chairman Mumtaz Bhutto has said Begum Nusrat Bhutto had been kidnapped from Karachi and detained at Dubai for political objectives till...

Let the courts work

The strike call to get the death sentence awarded to Mumtaz Qadri reversed was aimed at pressurising the court where an appeal against the...

Cheering for Mumtaz Qadri, Sunni Tehreek lands itself in trouble

In an effort to prevent violence following the strike call given by the Sunni Ittehad Council, Rangers twice cordoned off the central office of...

Religious parties rally for Qadri

Hundreds of people staged rallies across the country on Friday demanding the release of Mumtaz Qadri, the police commando sentenced to death for killing...

ST stages demo in favour of Mumtaz Qadri

Activists of Sunni Tehreek (ST) on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration against the court decision of awarding death penalty to Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri,...

Mumtaz wants his son in PML-N

In the recent meetings held between the leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif and Sindh National Front (SNF) Chairman Mumtaz Ali Bhutto,...

Benazir’s killers nabbed? Malik is bluffing: Mumtaz

KARACHI - Interior Minister Rehman Malik's claim that the government has arrested the killers of Benazir Bhutto Shaheed, three years after the assassination, is bound to be false and designed only to abate mounting pressure on President Asif Ali Zardari, argued Sindh National Front (SNF) Chairman Mumtaz Ali Bhutto on Saturday.
"What about the case filed against Musharraf? And what about the case filed by his government against two police officers? Rehman Malik's latest claim not

Police quiz Mumtaz Qadri

ISLAMABAD - The Islamabad Police on Friday approached Mumtaz Qadri, the assassin of late Salmaan Taseer, to grill him over the murder of Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs Shahbaz Bhatti. With the special permission of anti-terrorism court's judge Rana Nasir Ahmed, the police team probing into the killing of Bhatti visited the Adiala Jail where they interrogated Qadri for hours. However, no significant development was reported, a source said. The police sources said Qadri told

Mumtaz Qadri indicted on murder, terrorism charges

RAWALPINDI - An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC), hearing the Salmaan Taseer assassination case, on Monday indicted self-confessed assassin Mumtaz Qadri on charges of terrorism and murder. ATC Judge Raja Ikhlaq Ahmad read out the charges to Qadri during an in-camera hearing of the case at the local Adiala Jail.
Talking to reporters after the hearing, Qadri's lawyer Shuja Rehman said in his statement after indictment, his client confessed to killing Taseer, but pleaded not guilty as

Congressmen oppose US visas for Mumtaz Qadri’s supporters

WASHINGTON - Four US Congressmen have asked US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to refuse visas to Pakistani nationals who praised the assassination of Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer and showed support for his assassin Mumtaz Qadri. In a letter sent to Clinton, Congressmen Gary Ackerman, Steve Israel, Peter King and Michael McCaul said "some of the most prominent clerics, journalists and lawyers who have praised Taseer's death and have demonstrated support of his murderer, are

Over 1,000 people like Mumtaz Qadri’s fan pages on Facebook

KARACHI - Though the social networking website Facebook has removed Mumtaz Qadri's pages, a number of communities are emerging with the name and more than 1,000 people have liked these community pages.
Qadri's fan page reportedly attracted more than 2,000 fans in less than 24 hours that was later deleted by the Facebook administration but Qadri's fans were creating communities and different pages on the site.
The communities like 'Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri Should be

Mumtaz explains why he killed Taseer?

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD - Mumtaz Qadri who assassinated Punjab governor confessed that he killed Salmaan Taseer because he (the governor) committed what he said 'blasphemy' towards Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), a private TV channel reported on Tuesday.
A private Samaa television channel reported that the killer confessed his offence, saying Taseer was gustakh-e-rasool (disrespectful towards prophethood) and death was the ultimate punishment for the sacrilege.
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