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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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Opposition Parties Dominated Last Phase Of Local Body Elections

Opposition Parties Dominated Last Phase Of Local Body Elections

Quetta – Opposition parties of Balochistan including JUI and Awami National Party (ANP) dominated the last phase of Local body election in 5 districts of Balochistan, on Thursday. In Qilla Abdullah, alliance of JUI and ANP defeated ruling Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party (PKMAP) and its allies. Mailk Usman Achakzai of ANP was elected chairman and Abdul Wakeel of JUI was ...

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Balochistan Ignored For Post Of Chairman Senate

Balochistan Ignored For Post Of Chairman Senate

Adnan Aamir Amid much controversy, Senate elections took place in Pakistan. Raza Rabbani from Pakistan People’s Party was elected Chairman Senate for a term of three years. Abdul Ghafoor Haideri of JUI-F was elected Deputy Chairman Senate. Pakistani media praised the unopposed election of Raza Rabbani but Balochistan was once again ignored for the top slot in Senate. Senate is ...

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Editorial: Next Chairman Senate Should Be From Balochistan

Editorial: Next Chairman Senate Should Be From Balochistan

Senate elections took place on 5th March and that resulted in increasing the political temperature of the country. Senate elections witnessed some controversies in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) assembly, method of voting for FATA senators was changed at eleventh hour and in Balochistan some unexpected candidates won amid allegations of horse trading. At the moment, a tug of war is taking ...

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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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Ruling Coalition Dominates Senate Elections In Balochistan

Ruling Coalition Dominates Senate Elections In Balochistan

Quetta – According to provisional and unofficial results of senate polls in Balochistan assembly, ruling coalition of PML-N, National Party (NP) and Pashtunkhaw Milli Awami Party (PKMAP) have won 9 out of 12 seats. Polls for 7 general, 2 technocrats, 2 women and one minority senate seat were conducted in Balochistan assembly. On seven general seats the winners are Usman ...

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BNP Demands Its Debt From National Party In Senate Elections

BNP Demands Its Debt From National Party In Senate Elections

Quetta – Senate elections in Balochistan have taken an interesting turn as Balochistan National Party (BNP) has demanded its debt from ruling National Party (NP). According to BNP, in senate elections of 2006 a four party alliance was formed comprising of BNP, NP, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP). BNP voted for the candidates of the alliance ...

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