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  • JI says PTI used police, admin to rig polls

    PESHAWAR: Jamaat-i-Islami provincial chief Professor Ibrahim Khan on Tuesday said Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf had broken all records of rigging in the local government elections...

    He criticised the Election Commission of Pakistan over what he said failure to fulfil responsibilities during the local body elections...

  • Opposition says PPP ‘conspiring to rig’ next phases of LG elections

    KARACHI: Several opposition parties on Monday expressed fears of rigging in the second and third phases of the local government elections in Sindh and alleged that the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party was “conspiring and exploiting its position”...

    They also blamed that the Election Commission of Pakistan for not meeting the required level of its job...

  • Sit-in against ‘govt plans to rig LG polls in Thar’

    MITHI: Hundreds of supporters and activists of organisations opposed to Pakistan Peoples Party arrived here on Friday from around the district and staged a sit-in for seven hours in protest against ‘government plans’ to rig the remaining phases of local government elections through ‘corrupt functionaries and election officers’...

    The protesters who included supporters of the Arbab group, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, PML-Functional,...

  • Platini admits ‘skulduggery’ to rig 1998 World Cup draw

    PARIS: Disgraced Michel Platini has sensationally admitted to a “little skulduggery” in rigging the draw to ensure Brazil and France could not meet until the final of the 1998 World Cup, where he was organising committee president...

    “We organised the schedule so, if we finished first in our group and Brazil first in theirs, the teams could not meet before the final,” France great Platini told Radio Bleu Sport in an interview to be...
  • Shahbaz warns against attempts to rig polls

    LAHORE: Commenting on apprehensions surrounding the role of certain powers in preventing the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) from returning to power, party president Shahbaz Sharif warned of serious consequences if the upcoming elections were not held in a transparent manner...

    “All institutions will be strengthened in the wake of fair elections,” he said, adding that it would allow Pakistan to move onto its next destination in...

  • I-voting being pushed to rig polls, says Raza Rabbani

    ISLAMABAD: Former Senate chairman Raza Rabbani has alleged that the internet-voting system is being introduced in the country to rig and manipulate elections...

    “The i-voting system being put into place is flawed from its inception and has the ingredients of becoming a tool in the hands of forces that may want to manipulate elections in Pakistan,” warned the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader...

  • PPP won’t be allowed to rig Ghotki by-poll, PM tells Mahars

    SUKKUR / LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday assured the Mahar brothers of Ghotki in Sindh that the Pakistan Peoples Party would not be allowed to rig a by-election in NA-205 (Ghotki) and he would issue directives to the authorities concerned to ensure that...

    The PM extended this assurance when Grand Democratic Alliance MPA Ali Gohar Mahar told him that the PPP, the ruling party in Sindh, was expected to rig the coming...

  • Govt plans to rig elections in tribal districts: ANP

    KHAR: Awami National Party provincial president Aimal Wali Khan here on Monday alleged that government planned to rig the elections for provincial assembly in the tribal districts...

    Aimal Wali urges ECP to ensure free, fair pollsAimal Wali alleged that the PTI government had planned to rig the elections in the merged tribal districts after tarnishing of the party’s image in the region...

  • Attempts being made to 'rig' Senate chairman election through institutions, alleges PML-N's Abbasi

    PML-N's senior leader and former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday alleged that an attempt was being made to "rig" Friday's election for the Senate chairman and deputy chairman offices through state institutions, saying such practices were not good for the country...

    The former premier was accompanied by PML-N Senator Hafiz Abdul Karim, who claimed that he had received calls from two "persons of authority" who asked him...

  • Sole seed germination machine dysfunctional

    TOBA TEK SINGH: The only seed germination machine in the Ministry of National Food Security and Research’s seed certification and registration department has been lying out of order for the last two years...

    The machine is meant to check viability and quality of seed for good production...

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