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  • PTI seeks printing of ballot papers outside Karachi

    KARACHI: Leaders of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday demanded printing of ballot papers for NA-246 by-election in a printing press outside Karachi, claiming that the Printing Corporation of Pakistan facility in Karachi had a majority of employees associated with a political party...

    Addressing a press conference at the party office, senior PTI leader Dr Arif Alvi said his party had serious reservations and concerns over...

  • Bilawal, Imran, others file papers to contest elections from Karachi

    KARACHI: The chiefs of the two major political parties, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), on Thursday submitted their nomination forms to contest the upcoming general elections on the National and Provincial Assembly seats from Karachi...

    PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari appeared before the Returning Officer Ramesh Kumar, an additional district and sessions judge for district south in Karachi,...

  • Stamped ballot papers recovered from garbage dump in Karachi's Qayyumabad

    Around a dozen ballot papers were found from a garbage dump near Qayyumabad area of Karachi on Saturday, three days after the general elections were held across the country...

    The ballot papers were reportedly recovered from a garbage dump and were allegedly stamped to favour the PPP candidate from NA-241 constituency, Moazzam Ali Qureshi, thus fuelling suspicion among the contesting parties over the electoral process...

  • Ballot papers, boxes found in Karachi and Sialkot

    KARACHI/ SIALKOT: Some ballot papers and as many as five empty ballot boxes have been found by the roadside in Karachi and Sialkot, fuelling suspicion about the transparency of the recently held general elections in the country...

    According to an electoral candidate in Karachi, about a dozen ballot papers were found in a garbage dump near the Qayyumabad area of the city...

  • ECP vows to take 'strict action' against stamped ballot papers found in Karachi

    The Election Commission of Pakistan on Monday assured that strict action will be taken on the alleged recovery of some ballot papers from a garbage dump in Karachi, and directed Sindh's election commissioner and concerning polling staff to submit a detailed report on the matter...

    On Saturday, three days after the general elections were held across the country, around a dozen ballot papers were found from a garbage dump near...

  • Ballot papers found in Karachi, again

    KARACHI: Over 150 ballot papers used in the July 25 general elections were found in the classroom of a government boys’ school in the city’s Gizri area on Thursday, sources said...

    They said majority of the ballot papers were stamped with Pakistan Peoples Party’s election symbol ‘arrow’,This is second time that used ballot papers were found in Karachi...

  • MQM-P questions PTI victory in Karachi, demands third-party audit of ballot papers

    KARACHI: Questioning the victory of its latest coalition partner Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf in Karachi, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan on Tuesday demanded a third-party audit of the ballot papers as well as a probe into the incidents of forcing out polling agents from polling stations...

    Now the Election Commission should tell us how much paper was used and where are the remaining ballot papers?” senior MQM-P leader Dr Farooq...

  • 259 Pakistanis named in fresh Panama Papers leak

    KARACHI: Names of 259 Pakistanis with links to offshore companies have surfaced in one of the world’s biggest ever data leaks through an online searchable database made public by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) late Monday evening...

    org include:Abdul Sattar Dero, a former general manager of the Port Qasim AuthorityShaukat Ahmed, the ex-president of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry...

  • Banks still investing in govt papers

    KARACHI: Despite falling return on government papers, banks are still eager to invest in Pakistan Investment Bonds (PIBs) as they offered Rs144 billion on Wednesday, but the government raised even less than the target of Rs50bn...

    However, the trend to invest in three-year papers was visible and most of the amount was raised for this category...

  • Sherry Rehman files papers for Senate seat

    KARACHI: PPP vice president Sherry Rehman filed on Friday nomination papers for a general seat of the Senate from Sindh that had fallen vacant after resignation of Abdul Latif Ansari who had been elected to the upper house of parliament in March on the party’s ticket...

    June 5 had been announced as the day for filing the papers and only two nominations were filed with Sindh Election Commissioner Tanveer Zaki...

  • Quiet tip unleashed Panama Papers

    The effort culminated on Sunday when, in a coordinated release, dozens of news organisations began publishing stories about the Panama Papers...

    Read: What the Panama Papers disclose about Pakistan’s politiciansThe first wave of stories — the disclosures could go on for years — has already led Iceland’s prime minister to tender his resignation over revelations of his offshore holdings...

  • Putin rejects Panama Papers corruption claims

    PANAMA CITY: Russian President Vladimir Putin denied any “element of corruption” on Thursday after a massive leak of confidential papers linked a close friend to a hidden $2 billion offshore empire, and he blamed the United States for orchestrating the scandal...

    5 million offshore financial documents from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca — the Panama Papers — had failed to find any mention of his name...

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