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Deadline set by ECP ordering forensic audit of video clips showing ‘vote buying’ expires

The deadline set by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) as November 30 for submission of reply to the alleged video of vote-buying and selling in the NA-133 constituency of Lahore has expired. According to details, in the video, PML-N

ECP decides to summon Rangers in NA-133 by-poll

LAHORE: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided deployment of Rangers by-election in the NA-133 constituency of Lahore The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has sent a letter to the Punjab Home Department seeking deployment of paramilitary Rangers for

ECP declares use of electronic voting machine uncertain

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission has expressed doubt over the idea of using EVMs in the upcoming elections as it may take a longer time to set up the electrical system. The Secretary of Election Commission said that there are challenges in

ECP announces deadline for local body elections of Sindh, Baluchistan and Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan has announced a deadline for local body elections of Sindh, Baluchistan, and Islamabad. According to details, the ECP had announced deadlines giving a 15-day respite to the officials of the provinces directing that, necessary amendments

NA-133 by-poll: ECP rejects nomination papers of PTI’s Jamsheed Cheema

LAHORE:  The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has rejected the nomination papers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf candidate Jamshed Iqbal Cheema for NA-133 by-polls. During a hearing of petition regarding the rejection of nomination papers, PML-N’s Naseer Bhatta argued that Bilal Hussain

ECP serves show cause notices to Fawad Chaudhry, Azam Swati

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued another show cause notice to Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry and Railways Minister Azam Swati over allegations levelled by them on the commission. According to details, the commission had

ECP irked by security withdrawal as interior ministry orders probe

ISLAMABAD: The government has reportedly withdrawn the security provided to the provincial members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from Sindh and Punjab. The commission has expressed concerns as the Islamabad police personnel were called back from the security

ECP reserves verdict on local bodies polls in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The election commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday has reserved its verdict after hearing on the local bodies polls in Islamabad. In today’s hearing, Director General Law of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) stressed for an early election

Ishaq Dar writes to ECP as govt plans to deseat him from Senate

ISLAMABAD: Former finance minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ishaq Dar has written a letter to the Election Commission of Pakistan as the government attempts to de-seat him from the Senate. This comes days after the government decided to

Never issued any orders to ECP: NADRA Chairman issues clarification

ISLAMABAD: National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) chairman Tariq Malik has clarified that he wrote a letter to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to brief them on the e-voting system and never issued any orders. “ECP is a constitutional

Objection to EVMs

A controversy has erupted between the government and the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) over the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). The technology has been heralded by the prime minister as the only solution to end rigging and other

Supreme Court suspends NA-75 Daska by-election

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday delayed the National Assembly by-election for NA-75 in Daska which was earlier supposed to be held on April 10. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had ordered re-polling in the constituency after

ECP to hold by-election in NA-249 Karachi on April 29

KARACHI: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has unveiled the schedule of by-elections in the NA-249 constituency of Karachi. The seat was vacated by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Faisal Vawda who resigned to contest the Senate elections. The by-elections

ECP reschedules NA-75 Daska by-election for April 10

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has rescheduled the NA-75 Daska by-election which will now be held on April 10. The ECP had earlier ordered re-election in the entire constituency on March 18 after dubious results of the by-election.

‘Embarrassing elections’ – PM criticises ECP after gaining vote of confidence

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan thanked the lawmakers for their support and reposing confidence in him and criticised the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for not holding transparent elections. Addressing the National Assembly after securing the trust vote, the prime

ECP orders re-polling in entire constituency of NA-75

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) today (Thursday) has ordered re-election in NA-75 constituency on March 18 after suspicions that the results may have been falsified. Hearing an application by PML-N candidate Syeda Nosheen Iftikhar, A five-member commission, headed

Senate elections: ECP issues production orders for lawmakers under custody

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) issued production orders for detained lawmakers so they can cast their vote in the upcoming Senate elections on March 3. ECP has allowed Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif, his son Hamza

Results in NA-75 bypolls withheld on suspicion of falsification: ECP

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday said that it suspected results of 20 polling stations had been falsified in the by-election for the NA-75 (Daska) constituency. In a statement, the commission said results of the NA-75 constituency

PTI, PML-N candidates win Senate seats unopposed

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Azam Nazir Tarar and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Barrister Ali Zafar have won the technocrat seats unopposed in the Senate. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has completed the scrutiny of nomination papers of candidates for

ECP approves Faisal Vawda’s nomination papers, Pervaiz Rasheed’s rejected

KARACHI: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had approved the nomination papers of PTI leader Faisal Vawda for the Senate elections, while those of PML-N leader Pervaiz Rasheed were rejected. Rasheed was told he was a defaulter of the Punjab

Haleem Adil Shaikh arrested for violating ECP’s order

KARACHI: Leader of the Opposition in the Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Shaikh was arrested on Tuesday for violating the orders of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) during PS-88 by-elections. The election commission has taken strict action against Haleem Adil

Senate elections: ECP extends last date for filing nomination papers

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has extended the last date for filing nomination papers by a day for the upcoming Senate elections. The candidates now can submit their nomination papers until February 15, the commission said in its

Senate elections to be held on March 3

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has announced to hold the election for Senate on March 3, 2021. The polls will be held on 48 seats of the Upper House. The candidates can submit their nomination papers from February

ECP to announce schedule for Senate elections today

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will announce the schedule for the upcoming Senate elections on Thursday (today). The election commission has proposed to hold the poll on March 2, 3 or 4 dates and will give the final

Disqualification case: ECP imposes Rs50,000 fine on Faisal Vawda

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan imposed a fine of Rs50,000 on Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda on seeking adjournments repeatedly in the disqualification case and directed him to appear in-person on the next hearing. A five-member bench

ECP to hold local govt polls in Punjab, KP in phases: SC informed

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday submitted the dates for local government elections in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Cantonment Boards in the Supreme Court. The election commission informed the apex court that the local government elections

SC annuls ECP order against PTI MPA over fake degree

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday annulled a decision by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to register a case against PTI MPA Faisal Zaman for possessing a fake degree. Faisal Zaman was elected a member of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly

PTI files foreign funding case against JUI-F

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has filed foreign funding case against Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).  A petition prepared by the PTI MNA Farukh Habib was submitted in the ECP stating that former JUI-F leader Hafiz

ECP submits reply in SC, opposes Senate polls by open ballot

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has opposed the presidential reference for holding Senate elections through open ballot. In its reply submitted with the Supreme Court of Pakistan, the ECP rejected holding Senate polls through the open ballot. It

Clean water projects to be introduced in twin cities soon: Minister

ISLAMABAD: Aviation minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan has said that a clean water project will be brought in the twin cities soon. Talking to the media, Ghulam Sarwar Khan said that there was a shortage of clean water in the twin