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By-election: ‘Fix it’ campaigner Alamgir Khan in run for NA-243

By-election: ‘Fix it’ campaigner Alamgir Khan in run for NA-243

Candidates of different political parties filed their nomination papers for October 14 by-election for National Assembly seat NA-243 in Karachi, SAMAA TV reported Thursday. The seat was won by Prime Minister Imran Khan in July 25 general elections, but it fell vacant after Khan chose to retain NA-95 Mianwali and leave NA-243 vacant. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s…

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August 30, 2018

 
Opposition decides to field candidates for PM, speaker, deputy speaker

Opposition decides to field candidates for PM, speaker, deputy speaker

The opposition parties have decided to field a joint candidate for the election of the prime minister in National Assembly. The move is aimed at blocking Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf from electing the party chief Imran Khan as country’s prime minister. The PTI won 121 out of 272 National Assembly seats in the general election. The opposition…

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August 2, 2018

 
Who is promising what in Karachi election race?

Who is promising what in Karachi election race?

In Karachi, the election battle is big, and so are the candidates’ promises.

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July 23, 2018

 
Video: Candidates showered with banknotes in Punjab

Video: Candidates showered with banknotes in Punjab

Election rallies have started looking like weddings in Punjab where enthusiastic supporters often shower banknotes on their favorite party candidates.

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July 19, 2018

 
NA-70: Issues and election battle

NA-70: Issues and election battle

SAMAA TV’s anchor Kiran Naz interacts with the voters and candidates of National Assembly constituency, NA-70 (Kharian), in Punjab. Key candidates on the seat are Qamar Zaman Kaira (PPP), Jafar Iqbal (PML-N) and Syed Faizul Hassan Shah (PTI). The seat, retained twice by Kaira, was won by Jafar Iqbal in 2013 general elections.

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July 17, 2018

 
PPP workers, candidates facing threats, claims Bilawal Bhutto

PPP workers, candidates facing threats, claims Bilawal Bhutto

Pakistan People’s Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has claimed that his party workers and candidates are being threatened during the election campaign. “We need free and fair elections. The powerful forces should not interfere in the affairs of democracy. They should trust the masses who are the ultimate decision makers,” Bilawal said. He said the…

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July 6, 2018

 
ECP to allot symbols to candidates for 2018 polls

ECP to allot symbols to candidates for 2018 polls

Candidates contesting the 2018 general elections will be allotted election symbols on Saturday. The Election Commission of Pakistan will issue the final list of candidates today as well. Candidates who have not submitted their party tickets to the commission will be declared independent candidates. Yesterday was the final day for candidates to withdraw their nomination papers….

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June 30, 2018

 
PML-N announces National Assembly candidates from KP

PML-N announces National Assembly candidates from KP

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) announced its candidates contesting the 2018 general election on national seats from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif will be contesting the elections from NA-3 Swat-III. Captain (retd) Safdar, son-in-law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, is standing from NA-14 Mansehra-cum-Torghar. PML-N Khyber Pakhtunkhawa President Engineer Amir Muqam is…

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June 23, 2018

 
MQM-P groups field separate candidates for Senate

MQM-P groups field separate candidates for Senate

Following rifts in the party, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan chief Farooq Sattar and MQM-P Coordination Committee separately submitted nomination papers of the candidates for upcoming Senate elections. Watch this report…

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February 8, 2018

 
Filing of nomination papers for NA-120 Lahore by-elections begins

Filing of nomination papers for NA-120 Lahore by-elections begins

LAHORE: The filing of nomination papers for by-elections in NA-120 began at Provincial Election Commissioner’s Office in Lahore on Thursday. The nomination papers can be filed by Saturday. An ECP spokesman told Radio Pakistan correspondent that scrutiny of nomination papers will be held from 15th to 17th of this month. Appeals against decisions of the…

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August 10, 2017

 
NA speaker clears nomination papers of six PM candidates

NA speaker clears nomination papers of six PM candidates

Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq Monday accepted the nomination papers of all six candidates including Muslim League (Nawaz) (PML-N) candidate Shahid Khaqan Abbasi after scrutiny. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz sole candidate for the office of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah, Syed Naveed Qamar (PPPP), Sheikh RashId Ahmed (PTI-PML-Q), Sahibzada Tariqullah (JI)…

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July 31, 2017

 
French presidential election: Turnout 69.42% amid high security

French presidential election: Turnout 69.42% amid high security

Paris: Turnout in the French presidential election was 69.42 percent at 1500 GMT, one of its highest levels in 40 years, data from the interior ministry showed Sunday. The figure was about one percentage point lower than the same stage at the last election in 2012, but polling booths will stay open an hour longer…

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April 23, 2017

 
Lyari gangsters contesting LG polls

Lyari gangsters contesting LG polls

The political slogan of ‘change’ seems to be materialized in Karachi where a couple of gang war criminals are contesting municipal elections from Lyari. Watch this report…

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November 15, 2015

 
PML-N candidates in NA-154 join PTI

PML-N candidates in NA-154 join PTI

LODHRAN: Rana Aslam and Hassan Mehmood, two candidates of the PML-N for Punjab Assembly seats in NA-154 constituency of Lodhran, announced their decision to join PTI, a month before by-elections on the seat, Samaa reported Thursday. In an apparent setback for the ruling party, which had announced to contest the elections, Rana Aslam and Hassan…

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September 10, 2015

 
Women police candidates dragged on road

Women police candidates dragged on road

Policewomen in Faisalabad arrested candidates of women police protesting against mismanagement in their recruitment process. Watch this video.

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August 17, 2015

 
Women clash with men at police job test

Women clash with men at police job test

After facing sexual harassment, hundreds of female candidates almost collided with perving wanna-be-cops at a police job related physical fitness test…It happens maybe only in Lahore. Watch how bravely the girls faced off with the ruffians…A tribute to girl power…

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August 15, 2015

 
Gujranwala police make women run like crazy

Gujranwala police make women run like crazy

Why is police driving dozens women out of breath? Watch this video report…

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August 12, 2015

 
KPK election surprises candidates

KPK election surprises candidates

Due to mismanagement and violence, the result of local bodies’ elections in KPK has even surprised candidates. One of them failed to cast his vote. Watch this report.

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June 3, 2015

 
ECP takes notice of male-only PK-95 by-poll

ECP takes notice of male-only PK-95 by-poll

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to seek explanation from candidates of PK-95 by-election won by Jamaat-e-Islami yesterday. Expressing concerns about barring women from the voting process, the commission will issue notice to all seven candidates and ask for explanation before taking any decision. The commission will also issue a notice to Chief…

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May 8, 2015

 
Pakistani-origin candidates secure victory in UK elections

Pakistani-origin candidates secure victory in UK elections

LONDON: Candidates of Pakistani origin have secured victories in Britain elections as the Conservative Party takes the lead. Here are the four candidates who have won seats in the elections: Naz Shah Naz Shah participated in the elections on ticket of the British Labour Party. She defeated George Galloway on the seat of Bradford West….

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May 8, 2015

 
PTI names final candidates for Senate polls

PTI names final candidates for Senate polls

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) today released a final list containing names of six candidates for the upcoming Senate’s elections. In a statement, PTI’s spokeswoman Shireen Mazari said that Mohsin Aziz, Shibli Faraz, Noman Wazir, Liaquat Tarkai, Samina Abid and JK Williams will contest the elections for the Upper House. It also directed covering candidates…

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February 28, 2015

 
 
 
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