ECP writes to govt for creating new constituencies

ISLAMABAD: Raising apprehension that questions will be raised if the next general elections are held without delimitation of new constituencies, Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Secretary Babar Yaqoob has said that the ECP has thus written to the government for creating new constituencies.

He said this while addressing a seminar … more

ECP suspends membership of 261 legislators

ISLAMABAD: The Elec­tion Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday suspended the membership of 261 legislators for not submitting their statements of assets and liabilities.

According to an official of the ECP, seven senators, 71 members of the National Assembly, 84 members of the Punjab Assembly, 50 members of the Sindh … more

ECP decides to delist inactive political parties

Election Commission of Pakistan has decided to cancel the registration of hundreds of inactive political parties.

According to reports, the ECP has decided to delist non-serious political parties. ECP will order to 352 political parties to fulfill essential formalities, upon failure their registration will be cancelled. ECP will order such … more

Senate passes bill on Khatm-i-Nabuwwat declaration

ISLAMABAD – The Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2017 that restored the Khatm-i-Nabuwwat declaration for electoral candidates amid demand of lawmakers for launching an impartial probe to fix responsibility for tampering with the declaration form.

The bill that has amended the Elections Act, 2017 was unanimously … more

ECP issues list of 32 eligible political parties

Election Commission of Pakistan on Tuesday issued a list of 32 eligible political parties, who have submitted their details of intra-party election and accounts with the commission.

According to an official of ECP, any such political party which had failed to submit party’s account statements within due time would not … more