Post Tagged with: "Election"

MQM supremo Altaf Hussain responsible for Zahra’s murder – Imran Khan

MQM supremo Altaf Hussain responsible for Zahra’s murder - Imran Khan

by / on August 2, 2013, 9:04 pm / in Factually

Statement Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said Altaf Hussian - leader of Muthahida Qaumi Movement - is responsible for the murder of Zahra Shahid. On his official Twitter page, PTI chairman Imran Khan tweeted:  “I hold Altaf Hussain directly responsible for the murder [of Zahra Shahid] as he had openly threatened PTI workers and leaders through public broadcasts.” Background […]

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Metro buses to run in all provinces – Nawaz Sharif

Metro buses to run in all provinces - Nawaz Sharif

by / on July 30, 2013, 1:20 pm / in Promises

The Promise “If we are voted to power, we will run metro bus services in all the provinces,” Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, the elected prime minister of Pakistan, promised while seeking votes during an election campaign rally at Railway Station Ground Mardan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Background The Metro Bus System (MBS) project, at an estimated cost of 29 billion rupees, was first […]

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PTI promises Local Govt elections within 90 days in KP

PTI promises Local Govt elections within 90 days in KP

by / on July 30, 2013, 1:18 pm / in Promises

Promise  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has promised to hold local bodies’ elections within 90 days on the basis of bio-metrics - introducing electronic voting system - in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The PTI manifesto also promises local bodies elections within ninety days of the general elections. Speaking on floor of the house after taking oath as member national assembly on June 19, Chairman Imran khan reiterated […]

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For the first time, 2013 voter lists included photos to prevent stealing of votes. Photo by Adnan Rashid

Caretaker government held ‘successful’ polls

by / on June 27, 2013, 6:49 am / in Factually

Statement The primary task of the caretaker government was the holding of free, fair and transparent elections, said outgoing Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (ret) Mir Hazar Khan Khoso, and he declared that the task had successfully been accomplished. He made these remarks while talking to Federal Information Minister, Arif Nizami in Balochistan House.  Background Under the Constitution of Pakistan, a Caretaker […]

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Charter of Democracy fulfillment – PPP

Charter of Democracy fulfillment - PPP

by / on June 13, 2013, 3:30 am / in Factually

Statement In a recent statement, former Federal Minister for Information Qamar Zaman Kaira said that the PPP fulfilled 80% of the clauses in the Charter of Democracy. Background The Charter was formulated and signed by Nawaz Sharif and Benazir Bhutto, representing the two major political parties, in May 2006. The Charter established common ground between PPP and PML-N to end […]

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‘Elections rigged in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’ – ANP

‘Elections rigged in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’ - ANP

by / on June 6, 2013, 11:07 am / in Factually

The statement Awami National Party leaders claim that the major reason for the ruling party’s defeat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa elections was large-scale rigging in elections, and complained about it throughout the campaign. Background The Awami National Party (ANP), the former ruling party of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and an ally of the PPP at the centre, suffered a humiliating defeat […]

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ANP leaders offer prayers

Religion in the election campaigns

by / on May 15, 2013, 6:26 am / in Elections

  ANP leaders offer prayers / Photo: ANP The leftist groups of Pakistan do not agreed that Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s (Founder of Pakistan) efforts had been for a religious state. However, all the politicians are convinced that the religion is a dominant factor of the country’s politics. In 1940 the Muslim leaders of the Sub-Continent presented a two-nation theory that […]

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Anti-terrorist blockade Photo: Aamir Qureshi / AFP

Impact of terrorism on elections

by / on May 15, 2013, 4:40 am / in Elections

Terrorism has taken a center stage as Pakistan prepares for elections. The country has seen a steep rise in terrorist incidents at a time when elections are just around the corner. As the security forces are battling against the militants in the tribal areas, a new bout of attacks against the Shia community has surfaced in Balochistan and Karachi. The […]

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