7.3m CNIC holders to be put on electoral rolls

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

Above the law

There are certain areas under the law which are beyond the information seekers

 
Above the law
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

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Resource for journalists

Most journalists are unaware of the existence and potential of the law for good journalism

 
Resource for journalists

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

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