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  • Geo-economics must take precedence over geo-politics, PM says in Beijing

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday addressed the plenary session of the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) for International Cooperation in Beijing, where he stressed that geo-economics should take precedence over geopolitics, Radio Pakistan reported...

    The BRF which is part of the 'Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road' initiative launched by President Xi Jinping in 2013...

  • 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...

  • SC suspends election tribunal verdict on NA-125, PP-155

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday suspended the decision of an election tribunal which ordered re-election in Lahore's NA-125 and PP-155 constituencies...

    Last week, the tribunal had found irregularities in NA-125 and PP-155 after which the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had denotified the Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique...

  • Maryam Nawaz acquires nomination papers for Lahore's NA-125 seat for 2018 polls

    PML-N's Maryam Nawaz on Wednesday obtained nomination papers to contest the upcoming elections, the first of her political career, from her party’s traditionally dominant National Assembly constituency in Lahore — NA-125, DawnNewsTV reported...

    The NA-125 constituency was NA-120 prior to delimitation ? the same constituency where her father, Nawaz Sharif, contested and won in the 2013 election...

  • Pundits predict repeat of voting patterns from 2013 election

    RAWALPINDI: The results of the cantonment board elections are likely to be a reflection of the results of the 2013 elections with Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N and Imran Khan’s PTI emerging as the two strongest parties...

    In the 2013 general elections, PML-N won NA-52, where Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan was the successful candidate, and NA-54 where Malik Abrar was victorious...

  • Gen Kayani influenced 2013 election, says PTI's Naeemul Haque

    Remarks made by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Spokesperson Naeemul Haque on a TV show have landed him in hot water, as he alleged that former chief of army staff Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani had rigged the last General Election...

    Haque made the comments on Geo TV's 'Aaj Shahzaib Khanzada Kay Saath' on Monday night where he said his party lost the elections because of the former army chief...

  • IPPs funded PML-N election campaign in 2013, claims Imran

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has levelled a fresh allegation against the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), saying that the party received kickbacks and commissions from Independent Power Produ­cers (IPPs) and used the money to win the 2013 general elections...

    Substantiating his claim, the PTI chairman alleged that the PML-N government soon after coming into power paid Rs400 billion...

  • Election 2013 — between hope and despair

    The 2013 general elections, the tenth since 1970, had offered the country a reason to rejoice because for the first time in history, a democratically-elected government had managed to complete its tenure and hand over the reins of power to the one elected next...

    Take a look: Photos from Pakistan elections 2013…not the usual voting onesWithin months following the 2008 elections, dictator retired General Pervez Musharraf had to vacate...

  • EU mission terms election satisfactory, calls it better than 2013

    ISLAMABAD: The chief observer of the European Union Election Observation Mission to Pakistan, Michael Gahler, has said that apart from a few incidents of terrorism, the overall situation of the general election was satisfactory...

    Though we will release our preliminary report on Friday and a detailed report will be released later after assessing the overall situation, there is improvement as compared to the previous election held in...

  • SC orders vote verification in Saad Rafique's NA-125

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered verification of voter thumb impressions and counterfoils in Lahore's NA-125 constituency, where Railways Minister Saad Rafique of the PML-N had defeated Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's (PTI) Hamid Khan in the 2013 general elections...

    Hearing a petition filed by Rafique against the decision of an election tribunal that had deseated him from the National Assembly (NA) and ordered re-polling in...

  • Geo News fined Rs1m for 'institutional corruption' comments against army

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Tuesday imposed a Rs1 million fine on Geo News for airing comments against the Pakistan Army...

    According to a statement issued by the authority, Pemra had approved the recommendations of the Councils of Complaints (CoCs) of Karachi and Lahore which had sought a Rs1 million fine for Geo News for repeatedly airing "comments against armed forces" in connection with...

  • PML-N to have legal recourse against NA-125 verdict: Shahbaz

    VEHARI: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said the PML-N has reservations over the election tribunal’s judgment on NA-125 poll and the party will have legal recourse against the verdict...

    Also read: PML-N to challenge NA-125 tribunal decision in Supreme CourtPledging to his government would make Pakistan a developed country, he said: “We will put an end to loadshedding and unemployment...

  • NA-125 repercussions

    THE verdict of the judicial tribunal regarding NA-125 and PP-155 is enough to forecast the future...

    At the end of this month the decision of the judicial commission regarding 2013 election rigging is also expected...

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