HDP candidate wins by-poll in Quetta

QUETTA: Hazara Democratic Party’s (HDP) candidate Qadir Nayel won the by-election on Monday for the Balochistan Assembly’s constituency of BP-26 (Quetta-III).

According to unofficial results, Mr Nayel — who was enjoying the support of the ruling Balochistan Awami Party (BAP), Awami National Party (ANP), Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Sami and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) … more

By-poll to Balochistan Assembly seat today

QUETTA: The by-election to a Balochistan Assem­bly seat will be held on Monday (today).

The seat had fallen vacant after the Election Commis­sion of Pakistan disqualified Ahmed Kohzad, the secretary general of Hazara De­­mocratic Party (HDP), for being an Afghan national.

Mr Kohzad was elected from PB-26 (Quetta-III) in the 2018 … more

BAP retains Kech seat in by-election

QUETTA: The Balochistan Awami Party’s (BAP) candidate won by-election on PB-47 (Keck-3), Returning Officer Abdul Wahid Baloch announced on Friday.

According to unofficial results released by the provincial election commissioner, winning candidate Lala Rasheed received 7,088 votes while retired Major Jameel Ahmed Dashti of the Balochistan National Party-Mengal came on … more

By-election on PB-47 in Kech district today

GWADAR: Amid tight security, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has completed all arrangements for holding the by-election on Balochistan Assembly’s seat PB-47 in Kech district, which will be held on Thursday (today).

The seat had fallen vacant after the ECP declared the result of July 25 election null and … more

Expatriates still not enthused about I-voting

ISLAMABAD: The continuing tepid response from overseas Pakistanis to the internet-voting facility has raised questions whether the grant of voting rights was a demand of the expatriates after all.

Informed sources told Dawn that out of total 4,677 Pakistanis from Lahore’s PP-168 settled in dozens of countries across the globe, … more