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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

 

Zardari discloses assets: I earn income as a landlord

The world now knows what Asif Zardari’s assets are thanks to the nomination papers he has filed.  In the documents, a copy of which was obtained by SAMAA TV, Zardari says that he is a diploma holder. The PPP leader has filed his candidature for National Assembly seat NA-213 Nawabshah (now Shaheed Benazirabad) for the…

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June 20, 2018

 

Ziaullah Afridi’s nomination papers rejected

The nomination papers of former KP minister Ziaullah Afridi has been rejected by the Returning Officer. Mr. Afridi had submitted his nomination papers from PK-76 on the PPP’s ticket. Ziaullah Afridi is facing a corruption reference in provincial Accountability Commission, Hayat Khan, a candidate from Iftekhar Chaudhry’s JDP told the RO. Mr. Khan said Afridi…

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June 19, 2018

 

SC to announce verdict in Sheikh Rasheed disqualification case on June 13

The Supreme Court will announce its verdict on a plea seeking disqualification of Awami Muslim League leader Sheikh Rasheed on Wednesday, June 13. A three-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed had reserved its judgment in the case on March 20. PML-N’s Shakil Awan, who was defeated by AML leader…

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June 12, 2018

 

100 bank defaulters emerge as election body vets 12,000 people who want to stand for election

The Election Commission has begun vetting the nomination papers of more than 12,000 candidates. At least 100 of them have so far emerged as bank defaulters. The election regulatory body has scrutinised more than 7,000 nomination papers so far. It shared the details of prospective candidates with the Federal Investigation Agency and State Bank of…

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June 12, 2018

 

Khawaja Asif submits nomination papers, says would never discuss personal life of any politician

Former foreign minister Khawaja Asif said he would never discuss the personal life of any leader. “This is not part of my political grooming,” he said. “Personal lives are being debated instead of solving issues of national importance.” He spoke to the media on Sunday after submitting his nomination papers for NA-73 and PP-37 in…

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June 10, 2018

 

Musharraf gets nomination papers for Karachi’s NA-247

Former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf has acquired nomination papers to contest the elections from National Assembly seat NA-247 in Karachi, SAMAA TV reported Saturday. The former military ruler, who has been living in London for the last two years, acquired the documents from the Election Commission of Pakistan office through his counsel. After the…

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June 9, 2018

 

PTI announces candidates for Karachi

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has announced its candidate list for Karachi, with party chairperson Imran Khan contesting from NA-243. Imran submitted his nomination papers on Thursday. Rashid Godil, who recently jumped ship from the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, will submit his nomination papers from the same constituency. Ali Haider Zaidi will contest the polls from NA-244….

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June 8, 2018

 

ECP amends election schedule

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has pushed forward the final scrutiny date for nomination forms from June 14 to June 19. The ECP will accept appeals against returning officers’ decisions till June 22 and the appeals will be decided by June 27. The list of candidates will be displayed on June 28, while the…

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June 8, 2018

 

Aamir Liaquat Hussain finally has a PTI ticket

PTI is fielding Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain in the election from NA-245. He tweeted about obtaining a party ticket for the constituency. #NA245 کی محبت تو سیاست کا چلن چھوڑ دیا ہم اگر پیار نہ کرتے تو حکومت کرتے… pic.twitter.com/YYXQPUAmMi — Aamir Liaquat Husain (@AamirLiaquat) June 7, 2018 Earlier, he had tweeted about how Firdous…

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June 8, 2018

 

Bilawal Bhutto files nomination papers for NA-246

Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari submitted nomination papers to contest the elections from Lyari’s National Assembly seat, NA-246, on Thursday. It will be Bilawal’s first election in his political career for which he has chosen Lyari, that was long known as a pro-PPP neighborhood in Karachi. Bilawal’s mother, the late Benazir Bhutto, and his father,…

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June 7, 2018

 

SC allows Musharraf to file nomination papers

The Supreme Court has conditionally allowed former president Pervez Musharraf to file nomination papers for the elections, SAMAA TV reported Thursday. The court was hearing a case on whether the former military ruler was eligible to run for public office. Musharraf’s lawyer Qamar Afzal appealed to the court to throw out the Lahore High Court’s…

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June 7, 2018

 

Affidavit mandatory with nomination papers: SC

The Supreme Court has observed that submission of an affidavit along with nomination papers is mandatory for candidates in upcoming general elections. It was declared by a five member larger bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar. The bench heard a case pertaining to changes in nomination papers….

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June 6, 2018

 

Maryam gets nomination papers for Lahore’s NA-125

Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, on Wednesday acquired nomination papers to contest the July 25 general election from National Assembly constituency NA-125, Samaa reported. The NA-125 was NA-120 before the fresh delimitation. This is the same constituency where Nawaz Sharif contested and won in 2013 election. The seat later fell…

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June 6, 2018

 

Bilawal to vie for NA-246, files nomination papers

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is all set to contest the upcoming election on NA-246. He submitted his nomination form through his counsel, Farooq Naek, to the returning officer of District South on Monday. Candidates have begun filing their nomination papers. Monday is the first day. The exercise will continue till June 8. The list of candidates…

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June 4, 2018

 

ECP issues revised schedule for nomination papers

The Election Commission has issued a new schedule for accepting nomination papers from candidates contesting the July 25 general election. According to ECP, the nomination papers will now be accepted from June 4 to 8. The names of candidates will be published on June 8. The process of scrutiny of candidates will be completed by…

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June 3, 2018

 

Election date, nomination papers unchanged, rules Supreme Court

The general election will happen on July 25, ruled the Supreme Court. The top court suspended on Sunday the order of the Lahore High Court. The high court had nullified on Friday the nomination forms of the electoral candidates for the upcoming general elections. It had ruled that the nomination forms of the electoral candidates…

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June 3, 2018

 

Election body goes to Supreme Court against high court rulings, raising delay fears

The Election Commission has decided to go to the Supreme Court against decisions taken by the high courts, setting off fears that the elections may be postponed. PPP will not let elections be delayed: Sherry Rehman Leader of Opposition in the Senate, Sherry Rehman, said that it seemed as if the elections were about to…

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June 2, 2018

 

ECP calls emergency meeting to discuss court verdicts

An emergency meeting of Election Commission is being held in Islamabad today (Saturday) to discuss recent rulings by high courts. The court ruling have rocked the election schedule and put a question mark on the fate of the coming general elections. Yesterday, Lahore High Court annulled the nomination papers prepared by the Parliament for contesting…

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June 2, 2018

 

Senate chairman, deputy chairman to be elected on Monday

ISLAMABAD: The chairman and deputy chairman of Senate will be elected on Monday. The Senate session will be held at 10.00 am. During the session, the newly elected senators will take oath after which there will be a break. After the break, the nomination papers for the two posts will be submitted. The election will…

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March 11, 2018

 

MQM-P Rabita Committee announces names for senate despite conflict

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) Rabita Committee Thursday announced to submit the nomination papers for senate elections despite conflict with the party leader Dr. Farooq Sattar. MQM-P leader Faisal Sabazwari said in a press conference at Bhadurabad office, that Shabbir Qaim Khani, Amir Chishti, Nasreen Jalil, Kishwer Zehra, Barrister Dr. Mohammad Farogh Naseem, Syed Aminul Haque, Sanjay Perwani and Abdul…

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February 8, 2018

 
 
 
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