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42 women contesting polls on general seats in KP


May 02, 2013 - ISLAMABAD - A total of 42 women candidates are participating on 15 national and 27 provincial assembly seats of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in the upcoming general elections.  Read More

Election observer mission: UK does not believe violence will delay polls


May 02, 2013 - ISLAMABAD: Britain on Wednesday announced its election observer mission for the upcoming elections on May 11 in Pakistan.  Read More

Deteriorating security may compromise fair polls: CEC


May 02, 2013 - ISLAMABAD: Chief Election Commissioner Fakhruddin G Ebrahim on Thursday admitted that in case the law and order situation does not improve, it would become difficult to administer a free and fair election.  Read More

ECP to review election arrangements today


May 02, 2013 - Islamabad: Law and order situation, printing of ballot papers and others issues would be discussed in detail.  Read More

Crisis cell placed at ECP's disposal


May 02, 2013 - ISLAMABAD: A day after the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) rejected observations that it was duty-bound to maintain law and order in the run-up to the general elections and asked those responsible to admit their failure, the caretaker government placed the National Crisis Management Cell, presently working under the ministry of interior, at the disposal of the ECP on Wednesday.  Read More

PPP is no more party of Bhutto: Imran


May 01, 2013 - JACOBABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that the first and foremost priority of his government would be to bring a local body system across the country.  Read More

Tellephone Directory of RO/DRO


May 01, 2013 - Tellephone Directory of RO/DRO  Read More

PML-N agenda is to steer Pakistan out of crises: Nawaz


May 01, 2013 - ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Chief Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that the agenda of his party is to steer the country out of crises.  Read More

PTI will change Pakistan's destiny: Imran Khan


May 01, 2013 - LORALAI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan has said that his party will change the country’s fate if came into power.  Read More

ECP finalizes security plan for elections


May 01, 2013 - ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has finalized the security plan for the forthcoming general elections.  Read More

Foreign media to be facilitated for poll coverage


April 30, 2013 - Islamabad - Minister for Information and Broadcasting Arif Nizami has said that foreign journalists would be facilitated in 20 cities of the country for the coverage of general elections.  Read More

PML-N poised for polls win, says Nawaz


April 30, 2013 - OKARA: PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has claimed that his party is winning the general elections and now the government would be changed through votes as the doors have been closed to dictatorship forever.  Read More

Monitoring teams start sending code of conduct violation reports to ECP


April 30, 2013 - ISLAMABAD: Over 425 monitoring teams constituted by the Election Commission of Pakistan to monitor the electioneering campaign have started sending violation reports. According to spokesman of ECP, the teams had been assigned to monitor the code of conduct violation across the country constituencies.  Read More

Afaq free to campaign for elections: SHC


April 30, 2013 - The Sindh High Court on Monday directed the Sindh police and Rangers not to prohibit Mohajir Qaumi Movement –Haqiqi (MQM-H) Chairman Afaq Ahmed from conducting his election campaign.  Read More

Election campaign ANP turns to internet to avoid further loss


April 30, 2013 - PESHAWAR: Amidst security threats, Awami National Party has turned to an internet communication software to help its candidates address public meetings in their respective constituencies without being physically there.  Read More

JI sees conspiracy to delay polls


April 30, 2013 - The Jamaat-e-Islami Karachi chief said on Monday some anti-state elements, working on the agenda of external powers, were trying to delay the general elections.  Read More

PPP expels two for contesting election as independents


April 30, 2013 - PESHAWAR: Pakistan People`s Party has expelled two of its leaders from Peshawar for contesting the May 11 election on two local provincial assembly seats independently against its nominees in violation of the party discipline.  Read More

Upcoming elections encourage scheduled caste to spell out terms


April 30, 2013 - HYDERABAD: Over the past several weeks, lower caste Hindus have made their reservations over candidates of various political parties contesting on reserved seats loud and clear by staging protest demonstrations in various parts of the province.  Read More

Election duty Policemen`s training underway


April 30, 2013 - RAWALPINDI: Training of policemen, to be deployed for election duty on May 11, is underway at the Police Lines Headquarters.  Read More

In spite of 'proxy wars', liberal parties will contest polls


April 30, 2013 - KARACHI - Pointing fingers at national and international establishments” for ideologically dividing political forces in Pakistan, the self-declared progressive leaders of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP), Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Awami National Party (ANP) on Monday cast serious concerns over the impartiality of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) as well as the caretaker government to hold transparent elections on May 11.  Read More

Balochistan govt, teachers in impasse over election duty


April 30, 2013 - QUETTA: Following the refusal of the teachers to perform their duties in the sensitive areas of Balochistan, the provincial government has hinted at taking stern action against the defiant teachers.  Read More

Army discusses deployment of troops for elections


April 30, 2013 - RAWALPINDI: A special Corps Commanders’ Conference was held at the General Headquarters on Monday, focusing mainly on the plan for provision of security during the upcoming election.  Read More

PPP, MQM and ANP jointly reiterated their stance


April 29, 2013 - KARACHI: The three centre-left political parties part of the previous federal coalition government, namely the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Awami National Party (ANP), vowed to fight terror and brave targeted attacks by the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militant organisation while contesting the upcoming general elections.  Read More

Lecturers join boycott by teachers against election duties in Balochistan


April 29, 2013 - QUETTA: Fears of election delay in Balochistan kept mounting after the provincial lecturers joined the boycott called earlier by Balochistan Government Teachers Association.  Read More

Nawaz said PPP now exists only in TV advertisements


April 29, 2013 - MURREE: PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has said PPP now exists only in newspaper and TV advertisements because of the flawed and anti-people policies of its government.  Read More

ECP asks govts to provide security to candidates


April 29, 2013 - ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has finally taken notice of frequent incidents violence in various parts of the country and asked the provincial governments to provide protection to candidates and political leaders.  Read More

108 women vying for NA general seats


April 29, 2013 - Over 100 women are trying their political fate either as independent candidates or party ticket holders on various National Assembly general seats from across Pakistan in elections 2013.  Read More

A taste of the ballot for young students


April 29, 2013 - The Sanjan Nagar School administration organised mock elections based on Pakistani model this past week in which the students, teachers and staff members actively participated. Days before the actual election, the school created a befitting ambience and the students regaled themselves with canvassing in favour of their political parties.  Read More

Those who thrive on electioneering


April 29, 2013 - KARACHI: As paint dealers in the city are busy with selling black, white and red paints to graffiti artists and painters, the city walls are undergoing yet another political assault by individuals and parties as general elections are getting nearer.  Read More

Election campaigns of nationalist parties safe and sound


April 29, 2013 - Karachi : Dark clouds are looming over the possibility of conducting the general elections in a peaceful atmosphere, as election offices and corner meetings of the mainstream political parties of the province are being targeted by militant groups in the city and other parts of the province, forcing the parties to limit their political activities.  Read More

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