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  • Schedule for LG election in Karachi issued

    KARACHI: The Election Commission of Pakistan on Monday issued the election schedule for the third phase of local government election to be held on Dec 3 in Karachi division...

    According to the schedule, polling will be conducted on Dec 3 if polling date is not advanced by the ECP due to the Chehlum of Imam Hussain on the day...

  • Zardari backs electoral reforms, seeks next election per schedule

    ISLAMABAD: Former president and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari said his party wanted to bring reforms in the existing electoral system, adding that the next general election should be held per schedule...

    Although the PPP had some reservations over transparency in the 2013 general election, it opted to follow a democratic path in line with Benazir Bhutto's vision, he said...

  • PML-N leaders relieved as LHC sets aside election schedule

    RAWALPINDI: The Lahore High Court (LHC) decision to set aside the election schedule for reserved seats in the local government setup in the province has been welcomed by Rawalpindi’s PML-N leaders, who were facing divisions due to the old schedule...

    The LHC, led by Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah on August 23 asked the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to issue a fresh schedule, after a PML-Q petition challenged local...

  • Confusion persists about schedule for nazims’ election

    PESHAWAR: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) seems perplexed to announce schedule for the election of nazims and naib nazims of tehsil and district councils after Peshawar High Court stayed re-polling for local government in 14 districts of the province...

    Section 79 of the Act, which is about the term of office, first meeting, election of nazim or naib nazim and conduct of business in local council states: “Provided that the...

  • ECP's election schedule found in violation of Elections Act 2017

    The election schedule set by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is found to be in violation of rules and procedures defined in the Elections Act 2017, DawnNewsTV reported on Wednesday...

    According to Section 57 of the Act, the election should take place at least 28 days after the issuance of the final list of candidates contesting the polls...

  • LHC upholds 2015 PFF election but confusion persists

    KARACHI: Faisal Saleh Hayat has seemingly staved off the biggest threat to his reign as the country’s football chief...

    After a legal case spanning almost three years, Hayat has been restored to his position after the PFF elections held on 30 June 2015 were upheld according to an uncertified copy of the judgment seen by Dawn...

  • PM’s Karachi visit: meeting with CM not on schedule

    ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will spend the whole day in Karachi on Monday, but a schedule for the visit released by his office did not include any meeting with Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah or chairing of any meeting on the law and order situation in the city...

    The Karachi corps commander and the director general of Rangers may also join the deliberations in a bid to sort out what the chief minister described...

  • LG poll schedule announced for 1,439 Karachi seats

    KARACHI: The third phase of the local government elections began on Monday with the announcement of its poll schedule for six districts of Karachi division...

    According to the election commission, polling in Karachi division would be held on Dec 3, 2015 on 1,439 seats of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and district councils...

  • Sindh silent over police plea to enlist Karachi mayor in fourth schedule

    KARACHI: The Sindh home ministry has preferred to keep silent over a recent recommendation made by the city police that mayor Waseem Akhtar be enlisted in the fourth schedule, it emerged on Monday...

    The deputy inspector general of police, East Zone Karachi, had recently recommended to the senior authorities in the police, the recommendation later sent to the home ministry, that Waseem Akhtar, the mayor of Karachi, be enlisted in the...

  • 971 killed in first six months of 2015 in Karachi

    KARACHI: Over 970 people were murdered in the first half of 2015 — about 57 per cent less than the killings reported during the same period last year, it emerged on Tuesday...

    Know more: With 30-day police powers, Rangers see no time frame for Karachi operationAccording to a report compiled by the Sindh police and submitted to the provincial home department, “The murders and targeted killings in Karachi are all-time lowest...

  • Rangers claim to have arrested 4,074 suspects in Karachi 2015

    KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh claimed to have arrested at least 4,074 suspected criminals during a total number of 2,410 raids and operations conducted during the year 2015...

    Assisting the police in Karachi since 1989 when the Pakistan Peoples Party government in the centre at the time had called in the Rangers and the Frontier Constabulary to curb rising political violence in the metropolis, the paramilitary force started enjoying...

  • Election tribunal orders re-election in NA-125, PP-155

    LAHORE: An election tribunal on Monday ordered re-election in Lahore's NA-125 and PP-155 constituencies after irregularities on the seats were proven during the 2013 general elections...

    PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique held a press conference soon after the election tribunal ordered re-election in the NA-125 constituency...

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