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Low turnout, as re-polling at Karachi NA-250 ends

Low turnout, as re-polling at Karachi NA-250 ends

May 19, 2013 0

KARACHI: Re-polling at 43 polling stations of Karachi NA-250 constituency concluded uneventfully at 5pm, reportedon Sunday. Re-elections at two other provincial assembly constituencies, PS-112 and PS-113 also closed at the same time. Around 86,316 voters

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PPPP lawmakers demand re-elections in parts of Balochistan

PPPP lawmakers demand re-elections in parts of Balochistan

May 16, 2013 0

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians, presiding over the Senate Panel on Thursday, demanded that re-elections be held in parts of Balochistan. “We renounced the May 11 polls’ results in Balochistan as most of the people

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NA-250: ECP did not consult us before announcing re-polling

NA-250: ECP did not consult us before announcing re-polling

May 14, 2013 0

KARACHI: Hours after the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) set May 19 as the date for re-polling in 43 polling stations of NA-250, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) rejected the idea claiming the decision had

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Unexpected peace in FATA

Unexpected peace in FATA

May 12, 2013 0

KHAR / SADDA / BARA / GHALLANAI / KALAYA / FATA: Despite fears of large-scale terrorist attacks, polling was conducted in good spirits across the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), barring a few sporadic incidents.

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Imran Khan faces ultimate test in governing Taliban stronghold

Imran Khan faces ultimate test in governing Taliban stronghold

May 12, 2013 0

ISLAMABAD: In perhaps the most dramatic outcome of Pakistan’s elections, Imran Khan’s party has won power in the northwest, putting to the ultimate test the former cricket star’s anti-US rhetoric and calls for peace talks

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Pakistan polls ‘relatively fair’ despite irregularities

Pakistan polls ‘relatively fair’ despite irregularities

May 12, 2013 0

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s largest domestic observer mission said Sunday that the county’s landmark polls were “relatively fair” despite some irregularities and violence at the polling stations. In a key democratic transition, the centre-right Pakistan Muslim League

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Seat adjustments: PPP and ANP team up in Karachi

Seat adjustments: PPP and ANP team up in Karachi

May 9, 2013 0

KARACHI: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Awami National Party (ANP) on Thursday agreed on seat adjustments in 15 constituencies of Karachi. The seat adjustments between the two political parties were announced for four national

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Code violation: Decision reserved in Imran Khan case

Code violation: Decision reserved in Imran Khan case

May 9, 2013 0

LAHORE: District Returning Officer (DRO) Nazir Ahmad Gajana has reserved his decision for May 9 (today) on Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan’s alleged violation of sections of the Election Commission’s code of conduct over a rally

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Govt servants involved in electioneering

Govt servants involved in electioneering

May 7, 2013 0

KHYBER AGENCY: Active participation of government servants in the electioneering is not only against the law but also a sign of question mark on his personality, dwellers of constituency of NA-45 Khyber Agency complain.

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Parties flouting arms display ban

Parties flouting arms display ban

May 7, 2013 0

ISLAMABAD: The Free and Fair Election Network has observed that the display of weapons and aerial firing continued unabated across the country. As many as 41 cases of display of weapons have come to

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