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August 15, 2018 8:33 AM PTI MPA elect from Multan passes away

Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Jehangir Tareen on Wednesday tweeted that a party MPA from Multan, Ghulam Abbas Khaaki, had passed away. "PTI MPA elect Ghulam Abbas Khaaki passed away last night after having faced a major heart attack. His services and struggle for Naya Pakistan can never be forgotten," he wrote. Khaaki was successful as PTI’s

August 14, 2018 1:55 AM By-polls on 11 NA seats to be held within two months

ISLAMABAD: By-elections on 11 general seats of the National Assembly will be held within the next two months, a senior official of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) told Dawn on Monday. He said that while nine vacancies had been created by resignations of those who had won more than one seat, elections in NA-60 (Rawalpindi) had been put off due to disqualification

August 12, 2018 2:09 AM List of MNAs elected on reserved seats for women, minorities

ISLAMABAD: The Elec­tion Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday notified members of the National Assembly elected on reserved seats for women and minorities. The following is the province-wise list of women elec­t­ed on reserved seats from various political parties. Punjab: Dr Shireen Maz­ari, Munaza Hassan, Anda­leeb Abbas, Asma Hadeed, Aliya Hamza 5

August 11, 2018 5:05 PM PTI's NA tally up to 158 as it bags 33 reserved seats

The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) have been allotted 33 of the total 70 National Assembly seats reserved for women and minorities, taking the party's total in the lower house of the parliament to 158 — just 14 shy of the number required for simple majority. The Election Commission of Pakistan on Saturday distributed the reserved seats among the parties 2

August 11, 2018 9:03 AM ECP asks candidates to forfeit extra national and provincial seats

The Election Commission of Pakistan on Saturday reminded candidates elected to more than one national or provincial assembly seat to resign from all other seats except the one they wish to retain. The commission's notification states that under Article 223 (3) of the Constitution, all holders of multiple seats in the NA or the provincial assemblies will have to tender 2

August 10, 2018 1:10 PM Imran hopes for 'resumption of talks' in meeting with Indian high commissioner

PM-in-waiting Imran Khan on Friday pushed for the "resumption of talks between Pakistan and India" when the latter's High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria paid him a visit at his Banigala residence. Bisaria's meeting with the PTI chairman took place in the presence of senior party leaders, including vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi, information secretary 4

August 7, 2018 11:00 AM ECP issues final list of election results; notification on 2 Imran Khan seats withheld

The ECP on Tuesday notified the final results for the general election, issuing a list of the winning MNAs and MPAs. The results of 16 constituencies have not been specified for various reasons, among which are two seats that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan contested the elections on. The notifications for two of the PTI chief's seats 5

August 4, 2018 12:07 PM Imran Khan spent 1m, Shahbaz Sharif over 1.9m on election campaign in Lahore, documents show

Election candidates from Lahore have started submitting details of the amount spent on their election campaigns as per rules set by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), DawnNews TV reported on Saturday. According to a document submitted by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, who contested from NA-131 (Lahore-IX), the expected prime 7

August 3, 2018 2:05 AM ECP set to void two polls over low women turnout

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is set to void polls, and their results, in two national assembly constituencies over low turnout of female voters. “A summary has been moved to the Commission by the ECP secretariat recommending that the polls in NA-10 (Shangla) and NA-48 (North Waziristan) — where women votes were less than 10 per cent of the total 25

August 2, 2018 11:51 AM PB-26 Quetta-III winner is 'non-Pakistani', Quetta DC tells court

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Quetta declared that PB-26 (Quetta-III) winner Ahmed Ali Kohzad is a "non-Pakistani", in a letter to submitted to Balochistan High Court (BHC) on Thursday. BHC was hearing a petition filed by Kohzad, a Hazara Democtratic Party (HDP) candidate who has been declared the winner from PB-26. Kohzad's Computerised National Identity 22