ISLAMABAD: Deadlock between the government and opposition on a constitutional bill for delimitation of constituencies continued on Tuesday but there was a general consensus that the general elections should be held on time next year.
Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq chaired the meeting at the Parliament House here.
The … more
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday said that as many as 42 parliamentarians have still not submitted their statements of assets and liabilities with the commission.
An official of ECP said that till submission of statements of assets and liabilities, the membership of these parliamentarians will remain … more
ISLAMABAD: Despite an understanding among all the parties, the National Assembly on Thursday failed to pass a crucial constitutional amendment bill seeking reallocation of seats of the national and provincial assemblies and fresh delimitation of constituencies on the basis of provisional census results.
Though the apparent reason for the failure … more
ISLAMABAD: A special parliamentary committee has approved a draft bill regarding delimitation of constituencies and decided to introduce it in the National Assembly on Thursday.
This was stated by National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq after a meeting of the committee held at Parliament House on Wednesday.
The committee had … more
PESHAWAR: The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf retained its National Assembly seat, NA-4, Peshawar IV, in Thursday’s by-elections as its candidate, Arbab Amir Ayub, defeated rivals by a big margin.
At the time of the filing of this report, the unofficial election results from 227 of the total of 269 polling stations … more
PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate, Arbab Amir Ayub, emerged victorious as the by-election on constituency NA-4 was held peacefully amid unprecedented security measures on Thursday.
As per the unofficial results of 269 polling stations circulated by the provincial chapter of the Election Commission through newly-introduced Result Transmission System (RTS), … more
PESHAWAR: All is set for the crucial by-election for a Peshawar National Assembly constituency, NA-4, today (Thursday), which many observers consider as a litmus test for the popularity of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government in the province.
The seat had fallen vacant after the death of dissident PTI MNA Gulzar Khan … more
ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Wednesday decided to conduct fresh delimitation of constituencies and said the proposed increase in the number of seats of the national and provincial assemblies would be decided in parliament.
The issue of an increase in the number of legislatures’ seats was thoroughly discussed in the … more
PESHAWAR: In line with the scheduled by-poll in Peshawar’s NA-4 constituency on October 26, Tuesday is the last day for election campaign in the constituency.
The Peshawar deputy commissioner has declared October 26 a holiday to facilitate the public.
Meanwhile, the ECP has finalised arrangements for the by-election.
It will … more
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Monday restored the membership of 31 parliamentarians after submission of their statements of assets and liabilities.
According to an ECP official, those whose membership was restored, included 10 members of the National Assembly, eight members of the Punjab Assembly, five members of the Sindh … more