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Opposition alliance to stage protest against ‘rigging’ outside ECP on August 8

The joint opposition has announced that it will stage a demonstration outside the Election Commission of Pakistan office on August 8 against alleged rigging in the July 25 polls. On August 9, the opposition will hold a protest outside the provincial offices of the ECP. It was decided during the opposition parties’ working committee meeting….

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August 3, 2018


Maulana Fazl comes up with ‘plan’ to thwart Imran Khan’s efforts to become PM

Maulana Fazlur Rehman said that all the parties at the conference should consider forming their own government

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July 30, 2018


Watch: Women turn up in good numbers to vote in Bajaur

In Bajaur’s NA-40 women cast their vote in large numbers. Bajaur Agency, now called a zilla, or district, used to be in Fata.

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July 25, 2018


President Mamnoon asks caretaker PM to ensure Nawaz Sharif’s treatment

PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique also tweeted about Nawaz Sharif’s health

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July 23, 2018


Open trial for Nawaz Sharif as caretaker govt reverses order

The caretaker government withdrew the notification, paving the way for Nawaz Sharif to attend court hearings outside the jail

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July 18, 2018


PTV bans coverage of Nawaz’s homecoming rally, political activities

Pakistan’s state television PTV has imposed a ban on coverage of Nawaz Sharif’s homecoming rally and political activities a day before the former prime minister is set to return to Pakistan. “Please note that no convicted person is to be shown or talked about on any PTV channel/programme, whether in paid advertisements, news or current…

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July 12, 2018


National Security Adviser Nasser Khan Janjua resigns

Nasser Khan Janjua stepped down Wednesday from his post as National Security Adviser over “differences on policy”, said sources. Caretaker PM Justice (retd) Nasirul Mulk accepted his resignation. The PML-N-led government appointed Janjua as the National Security Adviser in 2015. He had replaced Sartaj Aziz.

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June 27, 2018


Shahid Khaqan Abbasi comes face to face with angry mob in Rawalpindi’s Kahuta

PML-N workers were displeased when former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi visited Kahuta, an administrative division of Rawalpindi, on Sunday and, instead of the grand reception he was no doubt expecting, he was met with an angry mob. They say he has not done anything for the residents of the area in the past five…

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June 24, 2018


Army asks ECP for list of polling stations

The army has asked the Election Commission of Pakistan to provide details of polling stations so that army personnel can be assigned duties for July 25. The army has also asked for a list of vulnerable polling stations. The electoral code of conduct for security forces will be issued in a few days. The code of conduct will…

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June 21, 2018


General elections to be held on July 25, President approves summary

General elections in Pakistan will be held on July 25 this year. President Mamnoon Hussain has approved the date for elections, signing a summary sent by the Election Commission of Pakistan. The commission had proposed July 25, 26 and 27 for the elections. The government’s five-year ends on May 31; however, the ruling PML-N and…

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May 26, 2018


A look into FATA-KP merger bill

The National Assembly on Thursday passed a constitutional amendment seeking the much-awaited merger of the FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. In the voting, 229 MNAs from PML-N, PPP, PTI, MQM-P and Jamat-e-Islami voted in favour of the bill while lawmakers of JUI-F and PkMAP opposed it while staging walkout.

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May 24, 2018


National Assembly passes bill approving FATA’s merger with KP

Lawmakers in the National Assembly voted in favour of the bill calling for the merger of FATA with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday. In the first round, 229 votes were cast in favour of the bill. Eleven MNAs voted against it. Law Minister Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk tabled the amendment bill. A two-third majority (228 votes) was…

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May 24, 2018


Caretaker setup: PM, Khurshid Shah to meet again after deadlock

PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Khurshid Shah will meet once again on Thursday to discuss the final name for the caretaker PM. This will be their sixth meeting so far on the issue. The current government’s term ends in a week on May 31. After that, a caretaker setup…

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May 24, 2018