ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has started the process of receiving nomination papers from the candidates for elections on 16 seats of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly in tribal districts.
According to the election schedule, the candidates can submit their nomination papers with the returning officers till Saturday. Scrutiny of the … more
ISLAMABAD: The Senate, short of quorum, on Wednesday passed the elections (amendment) bill, removing the last legal hitch in the way of upcoming provincial assembly polls for 16 general seats in the erstwhile Fata.
The bill to amend Section 20 of the Elections Act, 2017, has already been passed by … more
ISLAMABAD: The first-ever provincial assembly elections in the erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) will be held on July 2, according to an election schedule announced by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday.
The Returning Officer (RO) will issue a public notice on Tuesday (today) inviting nominations for … more
ISLAMABAD – The pending matter of appointing members of the Election Commission of Pakistan from Sindh and Balochistan may finally land in the Supreme Court.
“The Prime Minister and the Opposition Leader could not reach a consensus and the parliamentary committee has equal strength of opposition and government, so the … more
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the decision of Lahore High Court (LHC) in Samina Khawar Hayat fake degree case.
The ECP, in its petition, prayed the court to accept the ECP petition and void the LHC decision.
The petition pointed out … more
QUETTA: Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) organized a seminar here in Quetta on electoral and political rights of persons with disabilities. The stakeholders discussed in detail the issues surrounding disability and inclusion of PWDs.
Mohammad Asif Provincial Coordinator CPDI started the session by recitation of Holly Quran, … more
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Thursday passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2019 after presentation of report on it by the Standing Committee on Parliamentary Affairs.
The bill was moved in the House by Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs which was passed by the House after voice voting.
It is … more
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has sought significant changes in the legal framework governing electoral processes in view of enormous challenges the ECP faced during the conduct of the 2018 general elections.
A detailed post-election review report on the 2018 general elections was launched on Monday at a ceremony … more
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has sought the Punjab government’s assistance in holding of election for the Gujrat Municipal Corporation mayor on Wednesday.
The ECP invoked Article 220 of the Constitution after receiving a report from the Gujrat deputy commissioner citing the district police officer’s information about a … more
ISLAMABAD: The sword of Damocles hangs over the heads of over 4,000 candidates who contested the 2018 general elections but failed to meet the legal requirement of submitting details of election expenses to the returning officers concerned even after the stipulated time frame to do so.
Sources told Dawn that … more