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I Handed Over a Province with Improved Security Situation to Dr. Malik – Nawab Barozai

I Handed Over a Province with Improved Security Situation to Dr. Malik – Nawab Barozai

Interview by Adnan Aamir Nawab Ghaus Baksh Barozai is the chieftain of Barozai clan. He served as Minister for Revenue in Caretaker cabinet of Saleh Botani in 2008. In 2013, Nawab Ghaus Baksh Barozai served as the caretaker Chief Minister of Balochistan. Recently, Balochistan Point conducted an exclusive interview with him which is as follows: Adnan Aamir: Tell us about ...

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Editorial: Election Rigging in Balochistan

Editorial: Election Rigging in Balochistan

2013 General elections proved to be one of the most controversial elections in history of Pakistan. Election rigging saga that started right next day after elections has come to an ended after the release of report of Judicial Commission formed to prove election rigging. Judicial commission rejected the charges of PTI that elections were systematically rigged to benefit PML-N. The ...

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Judicial Commission’s Verdict: PTI Should Apologize To Nation

Judicial Commission’s Verdict: PTI Should Apologize To Nation

Adnan Aamir Finally, the Judicial Commission constituted to probe rigging in 2013 elections has presented its report. The commission has concluded that the 2013 general election were “organized and conducted fairly and in accordance with the law.” The revelation by the Judicial Commission, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan, is nothing short of a major political defeat and embarrassment for ...

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Judicial Commission Should Also Focus On Balochistan

Judicial Commission Should Also Focus On Balochistan

Adnan Aamir On April 2, an agreement was inked by PTI and PML-N to form a judicial commission to investigate allegations of rigging in the general elections of 2013. Justice Nasirul Mulk, Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Pakistan has chosen himself to lead that commission. On Thursday, in its first sitting, the commission asked all political parties to submit ...

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NP And PKMAP Responsible For Horse Trading In Balochistan: Sanaullah Zehri

NP And PKMAP Responsible For Horse Trading In Balochistan: Sanaullah Zehri

Quetta – President of provincial chapter of PML-N and provincial Minister for Communication and Works (C&W), Nawab Sanaullah Zehri has alleged that National Party (NP) and Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party (PKMAP) are responsible for Horse trading in senate election in Balochistan. Talking to media persons in Islamabad, Mr. Zehri alleged that NP and PKMAP encouraged wealthy candidates to buy the ...

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Balochistan Government Drafted Local Body Act In Haste: Sultan Bayazeed

Balochistan Government Drafted Local Body Act In Haste: Sultan Bayazeed

Adnan Aamir Balochistan is the first province that successfully conducted Local Body elections. Mr. Sultan Bayazeed Khan is the Provincial Election Commissioner of Balochistan and He controlled the local body elections in the province. After the 18th Constitutional amendment, Election commission has been entrusted with the duty of conducting elections. Provincial assembly passes legislation and election commission conducts election based ...

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Escaped Or Defeated: Ruling Parties Of Balochistan Fared Badly In Local Body Re-Elections

Escaped Or Defeated: Ruling Parties Of Balochistan Fared Badly In Local Body Re-Elections

Quetta – Ruling parties of Balochistan, National Party (NP) and Pashtunkhaw Milli Awami Party (PKMAP) fared badly in local body re-elections, held on Thursday. Re-elections were conducted in eight districts where elections process couldn’t be completed last month due to lack of quorum. In Zhob district, Sheikh Yousaf Mandokhail of PML-Q was elected as chairman and Qazi Ahmad Khosti of ...

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Attempts At Horse Trading Intensify In Balochistan

Attempts At Horse Trading Intensify In Balochistan

Quetta – As senate elections are approaching, the attempts by the candidates of senate elections to buy votes in Balochistan have intensified. Polls for senate elections will take place on 5th March in Balochistan assembly where 65 members will elect 12 senators. Scrutiny of nomination papers was completed by election commission yesterday. 38 out of 42 nomination papers were approved ...

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Opposition Figure Alleges Massive Irregularities In Local Body Elections Of Balochistan

Opposition Figure Alleges Massive Irregularities In Local Body Elections Of Balochistan

Exclusive Report Quetta – Final phase of local body elections took place yesterday in Balochistan. Three ruling parties National Party (NP), Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party (PKMAP) and PML-N won elections in most districts. Balochistan government is being praised for conducting local body elections earlier than other provinces. “Local body elections are far from fair and free and government machinery was ...

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