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PTI, PML-N seek to woo MQM for an alliance

The PTI leadership also assured the MQM that they will redress the party’s complaints regarding the election and delimitation of constituencies

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July 31, 2018


MQM-P will win its traditional seats, claims Dr Farooq Sattar

MQM-P leader Dr Farooq Sattar claimed that his party would win its traditional seats in the urban areas of Sindh. “MQM’s vote is the 8th wonder of the world,” Dr. Sattar said, adding that he would win NA-247 election by beating PTI’s Arif Alvi and other candidates. The MQM-P leader complained that the party was…

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July 24, 2018


Balochistan headlines: No political agenda, first right, delimitation

Samaa Digital brings you the major headlines from newspapers across Balochistan. 1. No harm in postponing elections: CM Balochistan Daily Azadi, Quetta Alauddin Marri took oath as the caretaker chief minister of Balochistan in a ceremony in Quetta on Friday. Speaking to reporters, he said Replying to a question about the demand for delay in…

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June 9, 2018


Delimitation: IHC reserves ruling on 20 petitions

Report by: Adil Tanoli The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday heard 20 petitions challenging the delimitation of electoral constituencies by the Election Commission. After hearing the case, the court reserved its ruling on 18 petitions related to delimitation in Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Sheikhupura, Umarkot and other districts. The remaining petitions are likely to be taken on…

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May 30, 2018


IHC orders fresh delimitations in 4 KP, Punjab districts

The Islamabad High court has declared the delimitations in four districts of KP and Punjab provinces as null and void. The IHC has ordered the ECP to conduct fresh delimitations in the districts keeping in view the ratio of their population. Ten NA constituencies and 21 provincial constituencies in Jehlum, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang and…

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May 29, 2018


ECP receives 217 objections on delimitation

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has said that the process of accepting objections on delimitation will continue till April 24. These objections will be submitted before the commission under the law, according to the commission. The ECP has received 217 objections on delimitation of the constituencies included 115 objections from Punjab and Islamabad, 70…

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March 30, 2018


MQM-P to protest ‘controversial’ delimitation: Sattar

KARACHI: MQM-P leader Dr Farooq Sattar on Saturday said that his party was being deprived of its right to represent the people. Talking to newsmen, the veteran politician said recently conducted delimitation was not acceptable to MQM-P, announcing that the party will stage a demonstration outside CM office and Governor House. “We will approach the…

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March 17, 2018


Karachi delimitation raises many eyebrows

By Zamir Hussain Laghari KARACHI: Election commission’s draft proposals for delimitation of constituencies has sparked controversy, with opposition members expressing fear that row over electoral boundaries may delay general elections scheduled this year. In the light of ECP’s preliminary report of draft proposals, Samaa unveils that the number of rural seats in Karachi has increased….

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March 7, 2018


Parliamentary parties fail to agree on bill for delimitation of constituencies

ISLAMABAD: :Leaders of Parliamentary parties in the National Assembly during a meeting on Tuesday failed to agree on a bill on delimitation of constituencies but agreed that general elections should be held on time next year. Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq chaired the meeting at the Parliament House here so that parliamentary leaders can…

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November 7, 2017


Imran, Zardari hurdles in way of fresh delimitation: Talal

Minister of State for Interior Talal Chaudhry said Imran Khan and Asif Zardari are hurdles in way of government’s plan for legislation on fresh delimitation. “Imran Khan’s politics is powered by Musharraf’s vaccine whereas PPP is doing politics without Bhutto’s ideology… but we will continue to fight against derailment of the system,” Talal Chaudhry said…

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November 7, 2017


SHC voids merger of rural, urban areas in Sindh

The Sindh High Court (SHC) has declared null and void a notification of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) regarding merger of rural areas with urban areas of the province. The court has ordered ECP to come up with fresh delimitation in next 24 hours. Watch this report…

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November 17, 2015


PTI challenges Islamabad LB delimitation

  ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday challenged delimitation of Islamabad for upcoming local government elections in the federal capital, Samaa reported. Senior PTI leader, Saifullah Niazi, filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) today, stating that delimitation of Islamabad carried out by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) was not as per…

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October 16, 2015


ECP begins process of delimitation in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Saturday began the process of delimitation of union councils and wards in the federal capital. According to the election commission, the district election commissioner Aleem Shahab has been made in-charge of delimitation. The preliminary list of constituencies will be prepared by September 22, it said. Final notification of…

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August 29, 2015


'Party basis LB polls in Islamabad without delimitation not possible'

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday rejected the decision of federal government for holding local bodies elections in the capital on party basis, saying it is impossible to conduct elections without fresh delimitation, Samaa reported. ECP said that conducting local government elections on the basis of political parties is not possible without…

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July 6, 2015


Preliminary delimitation for Punjab, Sindh completed

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has asked the concerned voters in Sindh and Punjab provinces to effectively participate in the delimitation process for local government constituencies. The Commission, in a statemen,t on Wednesday has mentioned that District Election Commissioners appointed by the Election Commission of Pakistan as Delimitation Officers have published the preliminary list…

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June 10, 2015


LB polls: Delimitation starts in Sindh, Punjab

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Friday submitted a report in the Supreme Court on preparations for local bodies elections in Sindh and Punjab, Samaa reported. In its report, the ECP said that in the light of apex court orders the election staff is being trained to carry out electoral delimitation of union councils and…

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November 28, 2014


No authority for delimitation in KPK, says ECP

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday rejected reports that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has empowered it with an amendment to carry out delimitation. In a statement here the ECP made it clear that no such powers have so far been given to the Election Commission of Pakistan. “Section 10 of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local…

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October 3, 2014


SHC instructs petitioners to move SC against delimitation in Karachi

Staff ReportKARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) has instructed the petitioners to move Supreme Court against few constituencies’ delimitation in Karachi, SAMAA reports.Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) had challenged delimitation of three National Assembly’s constituencies and eight provincial assembly constituencies in Sindh High Court.The MQM counsel argued that new delimitation was done…

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May 7, 2013


MQM’s Farooq Sattar files petition against Karachi’s delimitation

Staff ReportKARACHI: Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Deputy Convener Farooq Sattar has filed a petition against Karachi’s new delimitation in Sindh High Court (SHC), SAMAA reports on Monday.Sattar said that it is a deep conspiracy and the delimitations are illegal and unconstitutional.He said that Karachi is being punished as the city is voting for MQM.The MQM…

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March 25, 2013


People protest, demand reversal of decision on delimitation in Karachi

Staff ReportKARACHI: People staged protest and demanded reversal of the decision on new delimitation in Karachi, SAMAA reports.A large number of people including women, senior citizens, youths, and children gathered at Two Talwar Circle in Clifton on Sunday to protest against new delimitation in Karachi.The protesters chanted loud slogan while carrying placards and banners during…

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March 25, 2013


MQM set to file appeal against Karachi delimitation in SHC today

Staff ReportKARACHI: Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) is all set to file an appeal against Karachi’s new delimitation in Sindh High Court today, SAMAA reports.According to the sources, the Deputy Convener of the MQM, Farooq Sattar will file a constitutional petition with assistance of Barrister Farrogh Naseem in Sindh High Court this day.The MQM argues that…

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March 24, 2013