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  • National Assembly legislation paves way for timely elections

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Thursday passed the 24th Constitution Amendment Bill 2017 by a 242-1 vote, paving the way for the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to carry out fresh delimitation of constituencies ahead of the next general elections on the basis of provisional census data...

    It was during the extended Maghrib prayers break that NA Speaker Ayaz Sadiq convened a meeting of parliamentary leaders of the MQM,...

  • Sindh Assembly rejects PTI call to dissolve assemblies for early elections

    KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly on Monday rejected the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s demand to dissolve assemblies for holding early elections in the country and declared that the call amounted to sabotaging the democratic system and was an insult to the electorate...

    A resolution to this effect was tabled by Nisar Khuhro of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party and the opposition Muttahida Qaumi Movement and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz...

  • KP Assembly seeks local body elections under judiciary

    PESHAWAR: As the local body election schedule has already been announced for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the provincial assembly through a belated resolution on Thursday asked Election Commission of Pakistan to conduct the May 30 polls under the supervision of the judiciary...

    “The judiciary should conduct local bodies’ elections in order to ensure transparency in the process,” said the resolution...

  • KP govt seeks delay in tribal district elections for provincial assembly

    The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has requested the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to postpone for 20 days the first-ever provincial assembly elections which were to be held in the erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) on July 2...

    The ECP had issued a notification on May 6 announcing the schedule for the provincial assembly elections...

  • KP Assembly elections in Fata postponed till July 20: ECP

    Elections in erstwhile Fata shall be held on July 20 instead of the previously scheduled date of July 2, a statement by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) said on Wednesday...

    The provincial government has been instructed by ECP to ensure that the security situation has been improved by that time and various provincial administration tasks in relation to the elections are completed so that the polls can be held in accordance...

  • 2.8m to vote in tribal districts’ first KP Assembly elections today

    8 million residents of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s merged tribal districts will exercise their franchise today (Saturday) to elect their representatives for 16 general seats of the provincial assembly in the first-ever provincial assembly elections...

    The Election Commission of Pakistan has set up 1,897 polling stations across the region, previously called Fata...

  • Tribals see KP Assembly elections as ‘beginning of a new life’

    He was sitting under a large canopy pitched outside a polling station, waiting for his turn to cast vote in the first-ever provincial assembly elections in his area...

    There are many reasons for them to celebrate the occasion because they will have representation in the provincial assembly and will get rid of the corrupt administration, and there will be more development,” he told Dawn...

  • Elections for Delhi Assembly on Feb 8

    NEW DELHI: Elections were announced on Monday to the 70-member Delhi Legislative Assembly as student protests continue to surge across the country...

    If an “extraordinary situation” arose in the polling process, the ECI had the option of deferring elections...

  • AJK elections: Final results show clear majority of PTI with 25 assembly seats

    The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf clinched 25 general seats of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Legislative Assembly, followed by 11 seats won by the PPP, six by PML-N and one each by two regional political parties in Sunday’s polls, it was officially announced on Monday...

    “The arrangements we made for the polls and the way we conducted them … I can say we have fulfilled our responsibility by holding free, fair and impartial elections,”...

  • KP assembly speaker strips assembly secretary of powers

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Speaker Asad Qaisar has stripped the assembly secretary of his administrative and financial powers in a spat over recruitments and other issues...

    ”In line with the notification, the secretary will look after matters related to legislation and meetings of the public accounts committee although the secretary has been declared the principal accounting officer of the assembly’s secretariat...

  • National Assembly gets observer status in Asean Assembly

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly of Pakistan has got observer status in the Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA), says an official handout issued by the NA Secretariat here on Tuesday...

    The approval to grant the observer status to Pakistan’s National Assembly was granted during the 42nd AIPA General Assembly meeting held in Brunei Darrusalam...

  • Indian High Commissioner hopes bilateral relations will improve after elections in Pakistan

    India's High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria, while addressing a seminar in Islamabad on Thursday, hoped that the relations between India and Pakistan will improve after the 2018 general elections...

    "We hope that Pak-India relations will improve following the general elections in Pakistan," Bisaria said, adding that the two countries started facing strained relations since 1999...

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