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EC expresses failure to render voting rights to overseas Pakistanis

EC expresses failure to render voting rights to overseas Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday submitted a report in the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP), expressing its inability to render voting rights to overseas Pakistanis in the coming general elections. The ECP, in a report today, opposed a hurriedly-developed mechanism to enable the overseas Pakistanis to exercise their right to vote.

Parvez Musharraf to face treason case in Supreme Court

ATC summons Musharraf in Benazir murder case

RAWALPINDI: An anti-terrorism court in Rawalpindi today  summoned former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf in the assassination case of Benazir Bhutto. ATC judge Chaudhry Habib Urrehman resumed hearing of the case wherein FIA prosecutor Chaudhry Zulfiqar stated that former military rulers Pervez Musharraf have not so far appeared in the court after getting bail from

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Filing of appeals against decisions of the Returning Officers in progress

ISLAMABAD: Filing of appeals against acceptance and rejection of nomination papers by Returning Office for general elections has begun. General public can also file objections to the acceptance or rejection of nomination papers. Thursday is the last day for filing of appeals. The election tribunals will dispose off appeals by 17th of this month. 9

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Govt to extend full cooperation to foreign observers covering elections: PM

ISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister says all preparations have been made to ensure free‚ fair and transparent elections. Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso has said the caretaker government will extend full cooperation to foreign observers covering general elections in Pakistan. Talking to a German member of the European Parliament and chief of European Election Observer

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Arif Nizami says same coverage is being given to all the political parties on official media

LAHORE: Information Minister Arif Nizami has said that equal coverage is being given to all the political parties on official media. Talking to media in Lahore today he said there will be no restrictions on media during the caretaker period. He urged the media to play its due role in ensuring free‚ fair and transparent

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Pakistan Elections 2013: Look East —–Look West and Conquer East

Elections in Pakistan will be held on May 11, 2013. These are different then previous one. In these elections campaigning political parties are not talking about road construction, sewerage provision, job provision but national issues are being discussed. Voters are asking what will be foreign policy of the political that is demanding votes. What will

Nawaz Sharif, Chaudhry Nisar nomination papers accepted

Nawaz Sharif, Chaudhry Nisar nomination papers accepted

RAWALPINDI: The nomination papers of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif and Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan were accepted on Sunday, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. Nisar’s papers were accepted from the constituency of NA-52 Rawalpindi and Nawaz’s from NA-120 Lahore.The nomination papers of Shahbaz Sharif’s son Hamza Shahbaz and of Ayesha Ahad were also

Chaudhry Nisar nomination papers for NA-53 rejected

Chaudhry Nisar nomination papers for NA-53 rejected

ISLAMABAD: The nomination papers of Pakistan Muslims League-Nawaz stalwart and the former opposition leader in the National Assembly Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan have been rejected for NA-53, The Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. His candidacy was rejected during the scrutiny process for not declaring accurate details about his assets.Objections were submitted with the returning officer

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RO approves Sheikh Rasheed’s candidature

RAWALPINDI: Rejecting objections against nomination of Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed for NA-55 Rawalpindi, the Returning Officer on Sunday approved him to contest the election. The Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. Habib Wahabul Khairi, a citizen, objected to his nomination paper that Sheikh Rasheed declared him as a bachelor despite the fact that he secretly married to

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