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Pakistan general elections

Not possible to hold general elections in three months: Pakistan Election Commission

A senior official of the Election Commission said that the preparations for the general elections would require some six months

05 Apr 2022 12:03 PM

Imran Khan, Shehbaz Sharif file nomination papers for Pak PM poll

The newly-elected Speaker of the House, Asad Qaiser announced the process for the Prime Minister poll.

16 Aug 2018 11:58 AM

Pakistan's newly-elected Parliament votes to elect Speaker

The election of the Prime Minister will be held after election of the new Speaker who will supervise the election process of the premier.

15 Aug 2018 2:12 PM

Shehbaz Sharif, Bilawal Bhutto fail to get minimum vote share, to lose security deposit

A candidate, contesting on a National Assembly seat, has to deposit Rs 30,000 as nomination fee while filing their nomination papers.

13 Aug 2018 2:42 PM

Pakistan’s ‘chaiwala’ MNA-elect turns out to be a millionaire

Gul Zafar Khan, who won from NA-41 (Bajaur) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, owns assets worth over Rs 30 million, according to reports.

12 Aug 2018 6:28 PM


Pak Chief Election Commissioner 'slept' through polls, says Chief Justice

During a hearing, Pakistan's Chief Justice Saqib Nisar said that he was astonished at the current state of Pakistan's Election Commission.

08 Aug 2018 8:19 PM

Modi to attend Imran Khan's oath ceremony? PTI mulls inviting SAARC leaders

Modi had earlier called Khan to congratulate him and hoped that the two nations 'will work to open a new chapter in bilateral ties'.

31 Jul 2018 2:56 PM

Will take oath as Pakistan's PM on August 11, says Imran Khan

Imran Khan's PTI emerged as single largest party in National Assembly after elections, but is short of numbers to form govt on its own.

30 Jul 2018 2:29 PM

Imran Khan to be sworn in as Pakistan's new PM before August 14: Party

Though Khan's PTI emerged as single largest party in National Assembly, the party is still short of numbers to form govt on its own.

29 Jul 2018 5:38 PM

Imran Khan, independents discuss coalition plan

116 of the 270 contested seats won by Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.

29 Jul 2018 6:18 AM


Imran's Tehreek-e-Insaf emerges as largest party with 116 seats: official results

The PTI is on the top with 16,857,035 votes, followed by the PML-N with 12,894,225 and the PPP with 6,894,296 votes.

28 Jul 2018 4:54 PM

Imran Khan begins preparations to form next govt in Pakistan

Khan has still about three weeks to prepare for government before the mandatory session of the National Assembly is called after elections.

28 Jul 2018 3:49 PM

Pak’s All Parties Conference announces protests demanding fresh elections

All Parties Conference, which includes outgoing ruling party, PML-N has rejected the results of the Pakistan general elections.

28 Jul 2018 1:33 PM

Pak polls: Hindu politician, Mahesh Malani, becomes first to win Assembly seat

Mahesh Kumar Malani defeated 14 candidates to win the National Assembly Tharparkar-II seat in southern Sindh province.

28 Jul 2018 10:32 AM

Poll results 'tainted and dubious', casts 'bad impact' on Pak: Nawaz Sharif

Talking to visitors in Adiala Jail, incarcerated PML-N chief, expressed reservations over poll results in Faisalabad, Lahore, Rawalpindi.

27 Jul 2018 1:49 PM


Pak polls official results: Imran's PTI wins, needs coalition to form govt

After tediously slow count, Pakistan election officials Friday announced Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party won 109 of 269 seats.

27 Jul 2018 11:15 AM

Pak election results on plain paper raises suspicions of rigging

As counting of votes is underway in Pak, most political parties except PTI alleged there was widespread rigging in elections.

26 Jul 2018 8:21 PM

Top politicians in Pak suffer 'shocking' defeat' in elections: Local media

Former Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, party prez Shehbaz Sharif, Jamat-i-Islami Sirajul Haq were among ones who suffered defeat in elections.

26 Jul 2018 7:17 PM

China says it is ready to work with new Pak govt regardless of poll results

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said regardless of election result, bilateral ties developing with Pak not be affected.

26 Jul 2018 6:18 PM

If India takes one step, we'll take two to resolve Kashmir issue: Imran Khan

'The main issue between India and Pakistan is Kashmir but blame game can't continue forever,' Imran Khan said.

26 Jul 2018 5:48 PM