PML N PPP Reach Consensus Abolish Caretaker System In Pakistan

Islamabad: Pakistan’s ruling PML-N party and its coalition partner PPP have reached a consensus to abolish the caretaker system and reform the politically volatile and cash-strapped country’s electoral system, a media report said on Saturday. Three-time ex-premier Nawaz Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and ex-foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari-led Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) have eliminated … Read more

Pakistan: Asif Ali Zardari, co-chairperson of Pakistan Peoples Party, elected as President for second time

Asif Ali Zardari was overwhelmingly elected as the 14th President of Pakistan on Saturday, becoming the only civilian president of the coup-prone country for a second time. Zardari, the co-chairperson of the Pakistan Peoples Party, was the joint candidate of the ruling alliance of the PPP and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). His rival, Mahmood … Read more

Pakistan General Elections This Year Were Less Fair Than The Two Previous Polls

Islamabad: A Pakistan independent organisation on Wednesday stated that the latest general elections were less fair than the two previous polls and demanded an independent probe into the allegation of electoral fraud. The Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT) issued a report detailing its assessment of the recently concluded general election, expressing deep … Read more

Pakistan Elections Imran Khan Party Tehreek-e-Insaf Moves Supreme Court Rigged Results

New Delhi: Jailed former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan’s party on Friday approached the Supreme Court challenging the outcome of the February 8 general elections alleging widespread rigging. Khan has already declared the entire process as the ‘Mother of All Rigging’ and has been insisting that his party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) mandate was stolen because … Read more

DNA Exclusive: Analysis Of Bilawal Bhutto-Shehbaz Sharif’s ‘Deal’ To Form Government In Pakistan | India News

New Delhi: In a surprising turn of events, Bilawal Bhutto, the chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), has given up his ambition to become the prime minister of Pakistan and instead secured the president’s post for his father, Asif Ali Zardari, who is also the co-chairman of PPP. Bilawal has struck a deal with Nawaz … Read more

Pakistan Election Crisis Deepens As Top Official Confesses Rigging, Claims CEC, Chief Justice Involved | World News

New Delhi: A shocking scandal has rocked the political landscape of Pakistan, as a former commissioner of Rawalpindi accused the chief election commissioner and the chief justice of being involved in rigging the recent elections. Liaquat Ali Chattha, who resigned from his post on Saturday, claimed that he was under immense pressure to manipulate the … Read more

Zardari Calls for Reconciliation for Economic Reforms in Pakistan, Invites PTI to Join Efforts

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), addresses a press conference in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: Reuters) Multi-party conference hosted by Zardari and other coalition members in Islamabad stressed on a broad-based approach to tackle Pakistan’s economic crisis. Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari said there is need for an all-in … Read more

Pakistan Elections: Re-Polling Ordered At Several Booths Amid ‘Rigging’ Claims | World News

New Delhi: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to conduct re-elections at various polling places across the country after verifying complaints of voting material being snatched and damaged, as reported by Geo News. The election authority is in the last phase of announcing the vote results as the compilation process has been going … Read more

Pakistan Elections: Imran Khan Loses Despite Winning? Army Pulls Strings As New PM ‘Selected’ | World News

New Delhi: Two days have passed since the elections in Pakistan, but the picture of the new government is not yet clear. The suspense on who will be the next PM remains. Despite being in jail, Imran Khan’s charisma in Pakistani politics remains intact, and the election results have also testified to this. Imran may … Read more

Pakistan Elections Imran Khan Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Warns Protest If Final Results Not Declared By Midnight

New Delhi: Asserting its claim to govern both at the Centre and in the provinces of Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) party called upon the Election Commission on Saturday to announce complete poll results by midnight or brace for protests in areas where outcomes were still pending, news agency PTI reported. In … Read more