ISLAMABAD: The sword of Damocles hangs over the heads of over 4,000 candidates who contested the 2018 general elections but failed to meet the legal requirement of submitting details of election expenses to the returning officers concerned even after the stipulated time frame to do so.
Sources told Dawn that … more
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan sticks to his guns on not holding a face to face meeting with Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif for consultations on appointment of two new members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
As a result, an exchange of letters … more
ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court Wednesday served notices to the respondents in a petition seeking recounting of votes in PB-41 constituency, Balochistan. Justice Azmat Sheikh said the petitioner had to prove his stance in votes recounting to get relief.
A two member bench headed by Justice Azmat Saeed Sheikh conducted the hearing … more
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has finally written a letter to the Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif seeking his suggestions in writing for appointment of two members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
In a four-page letter, the prime minister rejected all objections and allegations hurled … more
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has finally ‘reconsidered’ his strategy and began ‘consultation’ with Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif by suggesting to him through a letter three nominations each for the vacant posts of the members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from Balochistan … more
ISLAMABAD: All eligible voters throughout the country have been asked to transfer their vote on their permanent or temporary address written on their computerized national identity card (CNIC) by March 31.
According to an official of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), votes would be considered as ineffective of all those … more
ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court Tuesday barred Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from issuing election schedule of PP-217 Multan and to submit whole record of the case.
A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed, heard the case. The bench also said the notification of Muhammad Salman, … more
Chief Election Commissioner Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan has said that ECP is committed to supporting women’s participation in elections.
Addressing a function held in connection with International Women’s Day in Islamabad, he said the commission has made a special Gender and Disability Electoral Working Group to include women and marginalized groups … more
ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday issued a notification of the final report along with list of constituencies pertaining to 16 general seats allocated to the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in respect of erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
According to a notification, a total of 11 … more
MANSEHRA: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf candidate Ahmad Hussain Shah won by-election in the PK-30, Mansehra, constituency on Tuesday.
Announcing unofficial results of the by-election, the returning officer said the PTI nominee secured 46,483 votes, while the runner-up was PML-N’s Mazhar Ali Qasim with 39,945 votes.
There were seven candidates, including nominees of … more