PESHAWAR: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Additional Secretary Zafar Iqbal on Wednesday said that in the next general elections, the voters will cast their votes in the constituency of which he/she has given the address on CNIC.
Addressing a media workshop here, he said that ECP is introducing electoral reforms … more
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly is finally set to pass a crucial constitutional amendment bill on Thursday (today) seeking fresh delimitation of constituencies ahead of the upcoming general elections on the basis of provisional results of the population census.
Talking to reporters after presiding over a meeting of parliamentary leaders, National … more
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