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  • ECP issues notice to Imran, Fazl for violation of code of conduct

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued notices to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rahman for violation of the code of conduct ahead of by-elections in PK-8 (Peshawar)...

    An official of the ECP told Dawn that district election commissioner Inayatullah Khan Wazir, who is returning officer for the polls scheduled for May 12, had issued the...

  • Strict code of conduct for SECP employees

    ISLAMABAD: Under a strict code of conduct introduced on Tuesday, all the serving and retired senior officers of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) have been barred not only from politics but also befriending any stakeholder...

    The SECP Policy Board approved the code of conduct for the employees that was put it into effect immediately...

  • SECP notifies draft code of corporate governance

    ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has notified the draft Listed Companies (Code of Corporate Governance) 2017, under the newly promulgated Companies Act 2017...

    Limits directorship in listed companies to five from sevenIn addition, the regulations provide stringent quorum requirements for board meetings, mandatory attendance of directors in general meetings, development of significant policies and...

  • NA-120 by-polls: ECP serves notices to PML-N, PTI lawmakers for violating code of conduct

    The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday served notices to leaders of the ruling PML-N and PTI for spearheading their respective political campaigns before the by-polls in the NA-120 constituency, terming it a violation of the commission's code of conduct...

    State Minister for Interior Affairs Talal Chaudhry, Senator Pervez Rasheed, MNAs Shaista Pervaiz Malik, Maiza Hameed and Rukhsana Kokab, and MPA Saiful Malook Khokhar...

  • ECP code being violated in PP-196, says Qureshi

    MULTAN: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) code of conduct is being violated in by-elections in PP-196...

    He said this while talking to the media after submitting objections regarding violation of the code...

  • PPP’s ‘one dress code’ resolution in PA

    LAHORE: The Pakistan People’s Party has submitted a resolution in the Punjab Assembly demanding ‘one dress code’ for both public and private sector schools in Punjab...

    “One dress code in schools is essential because it helps maintain uniformity and equality among the students, irrespective of their family and financial background, color, caste, religion, etc...

  • India should carve its tax code in stone

    One minute a company thinks it has settled its bill, the next it is being hit up for billions in retroactive levies...

    Whatever you call them, the fallout is damaging Mr Modi’s own reputation for getting things done...

  • Cops face action for violating election code

    PESHAWAR: In the wake of the complaints against policemen regarding their involvement in misuse of official powers on the polling day, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General of Police Nasir Khan Durani has directed action against all those found involved in violating the election code of conduct...

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  • Summons for ECP official on by-polls code

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Friday expressed its surprise over the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) “code of conduct” for by-polls that bar the president, the prime minister, ministers and political parties’ heads from participating in campaigns of their candidates...

    “How a political gathering can be called election campaign without the participation of political/party’s leaders,” the court posed a question while hearing...

  • Candidates violating election code of conduct

    MINGORA: Local people have complained about violation of code of conduct by the candidates for the local government elections...

    According to residents, the contesting candidates are violating the code of conduct by hoisting and fixing their banners and doing wall chalking...

  • Cannes steps into trouble with high-heels dress code

    CANNES: The Cannes Film Festival is coming under scrutiny for its strict dress code after women not wearing high heels were turned away from a premiere...

    Many are criticising the festival after Screen International reported that several middle-aged women were refused entry to Sunday’s premiere of Todd Haynes’ ‘50s lesbian romance “Carol” for wearing flats...

  • Violation of election code of conduct rife

    KARAK: The political and social activists have complained many candidates for the May 30 local body elections are violating the election code of conduct in the district...

    They demanded the district returning officer to step in and crack down on the violators of code of conduct to ensure the holding of free and fair elections...

  • LG candidates asked to follow code of conduct

    MANSEHRA: The district administration has asked all the candidates to strictly follow the code of conduct for the May 30 local government elections to maintain peace during elections otherwise cases of violators would be referred to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for disqualification...

    “We want a peaceful and rigging-free elections and you have to abide by the election code of conduct otherwise FIRs will be registered...

  • PML-N, PTI violating code of conduct in election campaigns

    RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) on Sunday alleged that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) was unwilling to implement its code of conduct, giving a free hand to the ruling PML-N and the PTI to bring out rallies in connection with the April 25 cantonment polls...

    “Under the code of conduct issued by the ECP, the candidates cannot hold rallies and can only run door-to-door campaigns or...

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