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  • Protest held against demarcation of union councils

    MURREE: Local residents and representatives of different political parties on Friday protested on The Mall against what they called the unjustified demarcation of union councils in the Murree town...

    Former Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) MPA Raja Shafqat Khan Abbasi, Khalid Abbasi, president PPP Murree City, Raja Haroon Mehfooz of PTI, a former nazim Murree, Arshad Nawaz Abbasi, former PML-N nazim union council Namble, Ziaullah Abbasi,...

  • New demarcation of UCs in Murree irks locals

    MURREE: The new demarcation of union councils in Murree has been termed as unjust and illogical by a number of local political leaders...

    Murree Municipal Committee’s former chairman and president PML-N Murree chapter Raja Daftar Abbasi said that if the original demarcation is not restored he along with a large number of political workers plan to take up the matter in court...

  • Auqaf dept struggles to secure shrines without land demarcation

    RAWALPINDI: Even though the Auqaf department has the requisite funds to secure major shrines in the district, it is finding it different to do so because the shrines’ lands have not been defined and the revenue department is not assisting with the demarcation of the land...

    In order to avoid court cases and the removal of encroachments, the department sought the revenue department’s assistance in the demarcation of the shrines’...

  • WWF moves SC for demarcation of 250 protected areas

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court was requested on Saturday to order demarcation of about 250 protected areas in the country, such as national parks, game reserves and wildlife sanctuaries, which might be threatened in the wake of extensive development work carried out under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)...

    An application moved by Ahmer Bilal Soofi on behalf of the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature, Pakistan, argued that such...

  • SC assails Pervaiz Elahi’s role in land demarcation

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday wondered why former chief minister Pervaiz Elahi attended to a matter pertaining to demarcation of forest land in Takht Pari, Rawalpindi, only for his personal advantage that too by abusing his authority...

    “Is it not quid pro quo that by ordering a fresh demarcation of the forest land, a large chunk of 270 kanals went to the former chief minister’s family members — Chaudhry Salik Elahi,...

  • IHC upholds delimitation of constituencies in Islamabad, Karachi and six other districts

    The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday upheld the delimitation of 10 constituencies in eight districts as it dismissed over 20 petitions seeking to set aside Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)’s notification regarding delimitation...

    Justice Aamer Farooq, after hearing the point of view of the petitioners and the ECP at length, dismissed the petitions filed against the delimitation of district Islamabad, Karachi, Bhakkar,...

  • National Assembly passes bill to enable fresh delimitation of constituencies

    The National Assembly on Thurs­day passed the crucial Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017, which seeks fresh delimitation of electoral constituencies ahead of the upcoming general elections on the basis of the provisional results of the 2017 population census...

    Under the terms of the amendment, while the number of NA seats will remain the same, Punjab will lose out on seats as its share in Pakistan's population has fallen to 52pc in...

  • NA fails to reach consensus over bill seeking delimitation of constituencies

    A National Assembly session held on Monday concluded without members of the house agreeing to pass a crucial constitutional amendment bill seeking the reallocation of seats of the national and provincial assemblies and the fresh delimitation of constituencies on the basis of the provisional results of the census conducted earlier this year...

    A visibly displeased Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq warned that if the lawmakers failed...

  • Parliamentary panel approves draft bill for delimitation of constituencies

    ISLAMABAD: A special parliamentary committee has approved a draft bill regarding delimitation of constituencies and decided to introduce it in the National Assembly on Thursday...

    The committee had on Tuesday reached a consensus that the number of seats in the National Assembly would remain 272, but fresh delimitation of constituencies would be carried out before the next general elections in the light of the census...

  • NA fails to pass bill seeking delimitation of constituencies

    ISLAMABAD: Despite an understanding among all the parties, the National Assembly on Thursday failed to pass a crucial constitutional amendment bill seeking reallocation of seats of the national and provincial assemblies and fresh delimitation of constituencies on the basis of provisional census results...

    Though the apparent reason for the failure was lack of numbers as a constitutional amendment requires a vote by two-thirds of...

  • Cabinet approves fresh delimitation of constituencies

    ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Wednesday decided to conduct fresh delimitation of constituencies and said the proposed increase in the number of seats of the national and provincial assemblies would be decided in parliament...

    Earlier, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics gave a presentation to the cabinet on the recently-conducted census...

  • ‘Fafen accurately predicted results of 218 constituencies’

    ISLAMABAD: A non-governmental election observer told the judicial commission on Friday that the results of 218 out of 264 National Assembly constituencies surveyed in the 2013 elections were exactly the same as the results announced by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)...

    The commission also ordered ECP to submit a reply on a complaint filed by Pirzada, stating that the commission was not providing necessary information...

  • Extra ballots also supplied to constituencies won by PTI, commission told

    ISLAMABAD: Senior counsel Shahid Hamid tried to dispel a perception before the poll inquiry commission on Thursday that ballot papers were printed in excess to the total number of registered voters only in the constituencies in Punjab from where PML-N candidates had contested the 2013 general elections...

    Representing the PML-N, Mr Hamid cited a number of constituencies in Punjab where the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf fielded its...

  • PPP to contest LG polls in all constituencies: Wattoo

    LAHORE: The PPP has said that it will field candidates in all constituencies in upcoming local body polls in Punjab under the leadership of Bilawal Bhutto and Asif Ali Zardari...

    It said Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians President Makhdoom Amin Faheem made the appointment...

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