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    Baldiyati Election 2015 In Islamabad Schedule

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • ECP announces schedule for Islamabad LG polls

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday announced the schedule for the first-ever party-based local government elections in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), according to which the polling will take place on November 30...

    According to the ECP, the election candidates may submit their nomination papers between October 24 and October 27, while scrutiny of the papers will take place between October 31 and...

  • SC rejects schedule for LG polls in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the schedule for local government elections in the capital and directed the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to issue a new schedule for the polls...

    A three-member bench of the apex court resumed the hearing today regarding elections in Islamabad...

  • Islamabad LG polls schedule withdrawn again

    ISLAMABAD: To be consistent with evolving laws, and to amend for its mistakes, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has withdrawn the schedule for local government elections in the federal capital, it announced on August 28...

    An ECP official told Dawn that a fresh schedule will be announced around the middle of October but the polling date of November 30 will remain unchanged...

  • LHC upholds 2015 PFF election but confusion persists

    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...

    However, confusion persists with the court having also upheld an election of the Punjab Football Association (PFA) which was won by members of Hayat’s rival faction...

  • Sectarian leader’s name included in Fourth Schedule list

    GUJRAT: Punjab home department has included the name of chief of Aalmi Tanzeem Ahle Sunnat, Peer Muhammad Afzal Qadri, in the list of Fourth Schedule of the anti-terrorism law on the recommendation of the district administration and law enforcement agencies...

    Meanwhile, the senior leader of the Pakistan People’s Party and former information minister Chaudhary Qamar Zaman Kaira in a statement has also criticised inclusion of Mr...

  • Smog forces PIA to revise flight schedule

    Flights PK 582, PK 583 Karachi-Rahim Yar Khan-Karachi, PK 390, PK 391 Karachi-Sukkur-Karachi, PK 588, PK 589 for the sectors Karachi-Bahawalpur- Islamabad-Bahawalpur-Karachi and PK 594, PK 595 for the sector Lahore-Sukkur- Lahore have been cancelled...

    PK 650 and PK 651 for the sector Lahore–Islamabad-Lahore will operate with a delay of one hour...

  • Special Branch wants terror suspects placed on fourth schedule

    RAWALPINDI: The Special Branch has asked the Punjab Home Department to place the names of 22 individuals who were accused of terrorism-related crimes and released from prison, on schedule four of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA)...

    In addition, the agency has recommended that two others – a police sub-inspector (SI) and Qari Mushtaq, who is an active member of the Sunni Tehreek’s Attock chapter – also be placed on schedule four...

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