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Election Commission investigating recovery of 90,000 fake ballot papers: CEC

Election Commission investigating recovery of 90,000 fake ballot papers: CEC

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has begun investigations into the seizure of 90,000 fake ballot papers recovered by police in Lower Dir, the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Fakhruddin G Ibrahim said on Monday. “We are investigating the culprits behind the 90,000 fake ballot papers apprehended in Lower Dir by the local police. Rest


PML-N supporters kill three PTI supporters

FAISALABAD: The supporters of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Sunday allegedly killed three relatives of a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) candidate for PP-51 over an election-related dispute in Chak Jhumra, police said. Police said that Safdar Bajwa, Ghulam Murtaza and Ali Raza were killed while Ihtesham was injured at their outhouse by the Muzaffar Tatla

Four polling stations blown up across Balochistan

Four polling stations blown up across Balochistan

QUETTA: Unknown miscreants blew up four buildings, including three polling stations and a health unit, across the Balochistan province on Monday. According to details, two girls’ primary schools, which were made polling stations, and a dispensary were attacked with bombs and rockets at Nehr Goth in District Barkhan of Balochistan late on Sunday. However, no


ECP takes notice of Qayyum-Saif telephonic conversation advert

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has taken a serious notice of a ‘paid political content-PPP’ featuring an alleged telephonic conversation between Justice (retd) Malik Qayyum and Saif-ul-Rehman. In a letter to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA)‚ the ECP wrote that false‚ fabricated‚ personally targeted and defamatory campaign advertisements were the violation of media’s

ECP prohibits politicians from indulging in personal attacks

Election Commission to set up Special Election Cell for prompt polling results

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission will set up Special Election Cell this week for prompt announcement of unofficial election results. An ECP official told APP in Islamabad on Sunday that the Commission will set up a special election cell for announcing unofficial results immediately after receiving them from the returning officers. He said the presiding officers

PTI, MQM not yet eligible to contest elections: ECP

ECP formally launched E-Ticket Service;Voters can now get polling station details through SMS

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission has formally launched E-Ticket Service for voters, enabling them to receive details for polling stations in their areas just through an SMS. By launching this service, the ECP has banned issuance of paper ticket on the polling day. The service was launched by Secretary Election Commission Ishtiaque Ahmed Khan at the