POLLS

General polls: SBP declares more than 100 candidates defaulters so far

General polls: SBP declares more than 100 candidates defaulters so far

ISLAMABAD;State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Tuesday has declared more than 100 candidates, who submitted their nomination papers for general elections, as defaulters so far. According to details, scrutiny of nomination papers is underway that will continue till June 19. After the process, appeals against the papers can be filed until June 22 however, decisions […]

General polls: Meeting of PML-N’s parliamentary board underway

General polls: Meeting of PML-N’s parliamentary board underway

LAHORE ;Meeting of parliamentary board of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to discuss nomination of candidates for upcoming general elections is underway today (Sunday).According to details, all the candidates including Maryam Nawaz and Shehbaz Sharif appeared before the committee.Former Punjab CM has decided to contest elections on four National Assembly seats (Dera Ghazi Khan, Swat Karachi […]

Key party leaders to contest polls on more than one seat

Key party leaders to contest polls on more than one seat

ISLAMABAD: Heads of the country’s three largest parties – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) – have decided to contest the elections on multiple National Assembly seats in the July 25 elections, Dawn has learnt.PTI chairman Imran Khan will be contesting on three National Assembly seats from Punjab and […]

Polls shouldn’t be delayed, respond Shah, Shehbaz to Balochistan Assembly’s resolution

Polls shouldn’t be delayed, respond Shah, Shehbaz to Balochistan Assembly’s resolution

ISLAMABAD ; Opposition Leader in National Assembly (NA) Khursheed Shah on Thursday has criticized Balochistan Assembly for approving resolution seeking one-month extension in general elections 2018 from July to August. In a statement, Khursheed Shah said that he won’t call this step as a conspiracy from the province but, the polls should not be delayed […]

PTI introduces 100-day plan ahead of general polls

PTI introduces 100-day plan ahead of general polls

ISLAMABAD ;Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Sunday unveiled a 100-day plan. The event commenced with PTI vice-president Shah Mehmood Qureshi addressing the audience in Islamabad. The 100-day plan includes judicial reforms, depoliticization of police, tax reforms, health emergency, education emergency and reforms in agriculture sector. While addressing the PTI’s 100 days plan ceremony, Shah Mehmood Qureshi […]

PPP to form ‘national electoral alliance’ against PTI for 2018 polls: sources

PPP to form ‘national electoral alliance’ against PTI for 2018 polls: sources

PPP to form ‘national electoral alliance’ against PTI for 2018 polls: sources KARACHI: Amid the ongoing political hullabaloo, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has decided to swing into election mode in December, this year. According to sources, the party will be open to making electoral alliances with everyone, everywhere except Sindh, the powerhouse of the PPP. […]

West Bank votes in polls underlining Palestinian split

West Bank votes in polls underlining Palestinian split

Agencies RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES:  Palestinians in the occupied West Bank voted Saturday in municipal elections that underscored deep rifts between president Mahmud Abbas’s Fatah party and rival Hamas which runs the Gaza Strip. Their failure to reconcile is seen as a major obstacle to any settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The West Bank and Gaza […]

Indian PM Modi’s party ahead in state polls

Indian PM Modi’s party ahead in state polls

Indian PM Modi’s party ahead in state polls APP Bharatiya Janata Party supporters raise cutouts of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they celebrate winning seats in the state of Uttar Pradesh in Lucknow, India, Saturday.— AP India’s governing Hindu nationalist party is heading for major victories in key state legislature elections that are seen […]