The centre and the provinces on Monday reached a consensus on the need to enact legislation on delimitation of constituencies in the light of the latest census results, “averting a looming constitutional crisis”, according to the Prime Minister Office.
The development came at a meeting of the Council of … more
The recent experience of conducting exit polls in the by-elections for two National Assembly constituencies has yielded encouraging results, giving hope that the trend would further pick up in the 2018 general elections
Exit polls have become part and parcel of elections in most of the developed countries, as well … more
ISLAMABAD: Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) has expressed its concern over delay in constitution of Balochistan Provincial Finance Commission (PFC). Seven years since new local government law was passed and Balochistan still doesn’t have a PFC award.
Expressing CPDI’s point of view through a press statement Amer … more
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