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Senate committee seeks explanations over recovery of stamped ballot papers

Senate committee seeks explanations over recovery of stamped ballot papers

The Senate’s Standing Committee on Interior has sought explanations from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), provincial secretaries and inspector generals of police over the recovery of stamped ballot papers following the general election last month. A letter, dated August 6, has been sent to the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Law and Justice, the ECP, […]

Deadline to submit party tickets, withdraw nomination papers ends

Deadline to submit party tickets, withdraw nomination papers ends

ISLAMABAD;The deadline for candidates to submit their party tickets and to withdraw their nomination papers has ended at 4pm on Friday. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had directed candidates to submit party affiliation certificate to their respective Returning Officers (ROs) till 4pm. The Commission had made it clear that party symbols would not be […]

Nomination papers: Super rich candidates slip under FBR radar

Nomination papers: Super rich candidates slip under FBR radar

Super rich individuals have slipped under the radar of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) after submitting nomination papers for general elections 2018 with Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).As per details garnered, the revenue watchdog has identified hidden assets worth over Rs1000 billion disappearing from the tax net.Sources privy to development stated that FBR had initiated […]

Verdict reserved on objections against Imran’s nomination papers for NA-53

Verdict reserved on objections against Imran’s nomination papers for NA-53

ISLAMABAD ;The returning officer (RO) Adnan Khan on Tuesday reserved verdict on the objections filed against the nomination papers of Imran Khan in NA-53 constituency of Islamabad.During the hearing, Khan’s lawyer Babar Awan argued that three so-called accusations have been leveled against his client which has no legal value.“These are not objections but allegations. The […]

General Elections 2018: Filing of nomination papers continues on second day

General Elections 2018: Filing of nomination papers continues on second day

ISLAMABAD;Filing of nomination papers by candidates contesting for the general elections 2018 has continued on the second day on Tuesday. The papers will be received until June 8 while names of the candidates will be published on the same date. The commission has constituted a central scrutiny cell for thorough scrutiny of nomination papers that […]

Bilawal, Asifa obtain nomination papers for general elections 2018

Bilawal, Asifa obtain nomination papers for general elections 2018

KARACHI;Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and her sister Asifa Bhutto will make their debut in the general elections 2018. The siblings have obtained their nomination papers. Bilawal will take part in the polls from Larkana NA-200 and Lyari NA-246 constituency while Asifa will contest from PS-10 Ratto-Daro. On the other hand, process of […]

Nomination papers: SC suspends LHC’s verdict

Nomination papers: SC suspends LHC’s verdict

LAHORE ;Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) on Sunday suspended the Lahore High Court (LHC) verdict in case challenging the changes in nomination papers, reported Dunya News. As per details garnered, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and former National Assembly (NA) speaker Ayaz Saqid had filed a petition against LHC’s verdict. “Elections [2018] will be […]

Top court suspends LHC order to redraft nomination papers

Top court suspends LHC order to redraft nomination papers

LAHORE:The Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday suspended Lahore High Court’s decision declaring nomination papers for the upcoming general polls null and void. During the hearing of a petition filed by the Election Commission of Pakistan and former speaker of the National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq challenging the high court’s directives to redraft the nomination forms, Chief Justice […]