Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) after winning 119 National Assembly seats have emerged as major political party, however it requires 137 seats to form government with simple majority at centre.
For this, PTI has decided to approach five political parties to form coalition government at centre, sources said and added that … more
ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) secretary Babar Yaqoob Fateh Mohammad has conceded the failure of the result transmission system (RTS), saying it did not work as expected.
“It is a lesson that technologies should not be introduced before multiple tests. We will see how it can be improved,” he … more
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday quashed rumours about the uncertain fate of the upcoming Senate polls by announcing that the election for 52 of the total 104 seats of the upper house of parliament would be held on March 3.
While the schedule for the Senate … more
While the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) rejoices in retaining its seat in Chakwal, a report on accessibility to polling stations should attract the attention of the winning candidate if he wants a better turnout in the general elections later this year.
An accessibility audit report for polling stations in PP-20 … more
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is set to launch a door-to-door verification drive aimed at registering 7.3 million computerised national identity card (CNIC) holders, who are not on electoral rolls.
According to the latest figures received by the ECP from the National Database Registration Authority (Nadra), Punjab alone … more
ISLAMABAD: Chief Election Commissioner retired Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza will chair a high-profile meeting on Friday (today) to formulate a plan for holding general elections next year.
An official of the Election Commission of Pakistan said the meeting, to be attended by top ECP officials and representatives of the organisations … more
A day after the Senate passed the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday announced that it will commence the process of delimitation of constituencies towards the end of December this year and complete the entire process by May 20, 2018.
The bill will … more
There are certain areas under the law which are beyond the information seekers
Exemptions mentioned in the right to information acts of the provinces and the federal government are questionable for making important information inaccessible, experts say.
While KP, Punjab, Sindh and the federal government have enacted their specific
Most journalists are unaware of the existence and potential of the law for good journalism
According to a survey conducted in 2016 by Data Stories and Journalism Pakistan, nearly 76 per cent of the respondents said that they had never used the right to information (RTI) laws to access