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  • PTI not eligible for allotment of election symbol: Election Commission

    The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in a statement on Friday said that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) is not eligible to be issued a election symbol in the upcoming general elections as it has failed to hold intra-party elections...

    Therefore, according to the Section 14 of the same act, PTI is no longer eligible for "allotment of election symbol in the ensuing elections", the statement added...

  • Election commission is busy, but the law for Islamabad LG polls is missing

    ISLAMABAD: A day after appointing the Regional Election Commissioner, Peshawar Division, as the District Returning Officer (DRO) for the forthcoming local government election in Islamabad, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) decided to review the decision...

    Dawn has learnt that most likely a Grade 19 officer of the ECP head office in Islamabad will be notified Thursday afternoon as the new DRO for the federal capital...

  • Election Commission of Pakistan complete as new chief, members sworn in

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is complete after a little over a year’s hiatus as the new chief election commissioner (CEC) and two ECP members from Sindh and Balochistan took the oath of their offices on Monday...

    Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed administered the oath to Mohammad Jalal Sikandar Sultan as the new Chief Election Commissioner at a ceremony on Monday...

  • SJC dismisses PTI petition against election commission officials

    ISLAMABAD: Supreme Judicial Council on Monday dismissed a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) petition against Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) officials over their alleged negligence and inability to hold free and fair polls in 2013...

    This was decided in a session chaired by Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jamali...

  • Khursheed Shah asks election commission officials to 'go home'

    ISLAMABAD: Leader of Opposition in National Assembly and Pakistan Peoples Party stalwart Khursheed Shah on Tuesday reciprocated Imran Khan’s demand that officials of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) tender their resignations in light of the findings of the Judicial Commission report...

    Earlier on Saturday, giving his official reaction to the report of the three-judge commission released on Thursday, Imran Khan had also called...

  • Election commission declares PTI's allegations null and void

    ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), while responding to the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's (PTI) claims of changes in voting lists, clarified that "no vote can be transferred from one electoral area to another electoral area without the consent of a voter"...

    The ECP spokesman said that the election commission had already provided the voter lists used in general elections-2013, as well as the ones used in by-election in...

  • Election Commission allowed to reschedule LG polls

    ISLAMABAD: Last week, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) went to the Supreme Court to seek permission to reschedule the local government election in the federal capital and got much more...

    ECP is free to alter the election schedule it had announced on Aug 28 in whatever manner it wanted, according to the ruling of the bench, which was headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal...

  • Election Commission allowed to reschedule LG polls in capital

    ISLAMABAD: Last week, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) went to the Supreme Court to seek permission to reschedule the local government election in the federal capital and got much more...

    ECP is free to alter the election schedule it had announced on Aug 28 in whatever manner it wants, according to the ruling of the bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal...

  • PTI calls for independent election commission

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has proposed a financially and administratively independent election commission so that the next general elections can be held in a better and more transparent way...

    “The PTI demands complete financial and administrative autonomy of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) so that it can shed any influence of the government,” PTI spokesman Fawwad Chaudhry told Dawn after a meeting of the...

  • Training of delimitation committee complete: Election Commission

    The Election Commission (ECP) of Pakistan on Friday revealed that the training of five delimitation committees for electoral constituencies has been concluded successfully...

    The Chief Election Commissioner, retired Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza, and Election Commission Secretary Babar Yaqoob reviewed the three-day training programme during which, officers were given detailed briefings on various aspects of the delimitation process... ...

  • Election commission moves SC after IHC revokes ban on recruitments, uplift works

    The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has challenged Islamabad High Court’s (IHC) decision before the Supreme Court, in which the IHC had set aside an ECP notification calling for a ban on recruitments in government departments and development activities in constituencies before the coming general elections in the country...

    According to DawnNewsTV, the election commission submitted a petition before the apex court on Friday...

  • Investigators, document reveal Iraqi election commission ignored warnings over voting machines

    BAGHDAD: Iraq’s election commission ignored an anti-corruption body’s warnings about the credibility of electronic vote-counting machines used in May’s parliamentary election, according to investigators and a document seen by Reuters...

    The devices, provided by South Korean company Miru Systems under a deal with the Independent High Elections Commission (IHEC), are at the heart of fraud allegations that led to a manual recount in some...

  • Senate body to probe election rigging allegations via parliamentary commission

    ISLAMABAD: A Senate panel on Wednesday expressed concerns over alleged rigging and irregularities in the July 25 elections and said that after the formation of the new government, it will form a parliamentary commission to probe the matter...

    The Senate Standing Committee on Interior met at the Pakistan Institute of Parliamentary Services with Senator Rehman Malik in the chair...

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