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CJP asks ECP to clarify reason behind banning recruitment in govt institutions

23 Abr 2018
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Geo tv

Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has asked the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to clarify the reason behind banning recruitments in government institutions.

Taking a suo motu notice of the matter on Monday, the chief justice questioned the ECP secretary, who was present in court, about the law under which they banned recruitments by public institutions. The chief justice asked if the ECP’s decision will be implemented on important institutions as well, where appointments of heads were under way.

Selling of votes: PTI women rage against CM KP

20 Abr 2018
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Geo tv

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf women accused of selling their votes in the Senate elections spoke against Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak, calling him a ‘vindictive person’.

The PTI female lawmakers included Naseem Hayat, Nargis Ali, Nagina Khan, who held a joint press conference in Peshawar. During the press conference, three women took an oath on the holy book saying they didn’t sell their votes.

President Mamnoon rejects possibility of delay in general polls

16 Abr 2018
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Geo tv

President Mamnoon Hussain said on Monday that the General Elections 2018 will be held on time. Speaking to the media after his personal visit to the passport office along with his wife, the president said grievances will be resolved if all the state institutions work under constitutional limits.

He further added that political parties cannot work in harmony even if efforts are made.

"Politicians are not minors who need to be told what should and should not be done," said President Hussain. 

El Supremo paquistaní dictamina que la inhabilitación de Sharif es perpetua

13 Abr 2018
Pakistán
Fuente: 
La Vanguardia

El Tribunal Supremo paquistaní dictaminó hoy que la inhabilitación del ex primer ministro Nawaz Sharif es perpetua, al considerar que el artículo de la Constitución en el que se basó la sentencia contra el político establece la prohibición de participar en política de por vida.

April 24 set as deadline for changes to voter lists, constituencies

09 Abr 2018
Pakistán
Fuente: 
The Express Tribune

The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has handed over the list of 104.26 million voters to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

According to the electoral authority, the voters can confirm their registration and acquire details of their constituency on the mobile phones by sending an text message on 8300. In a statement, Nadra said that voters can contact their nearest display centre to have their voting constituency updated.

Fighting chance: HRCP demands free, fair elections

08 Abr 2018
Pakistán
Fuente: 
The Express Tribune

Given the vicissitudes of Pakistan’s political situation, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) demands that free and fair elections be held this year, said the organisation in a statement. The statement was issued after HRCP’s 32nd annual general meeting at its office in Garden Town. In the statement, HRCP also highlighted the importance of ensuring an even playing field for all, without interference from any state agency.

Imran calls for ‘truly neutral’ caretaker set-up for upcoming polls

07 Abr 2018
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Dawn News

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan rejected on Friday the tax amnesty scheme announced by the government and said that after coming to power his party would investigate those who would benefit from it. Speaking to journalists at the residence of Javed Junejo, a prominent citizen of Hyderabad, the PTI chief called for setting up of caretaker governments both at the Centre and in the provinces that were “truly neutral” in character.

PML-N playing good cop, bad cop

04 Abr 2018
Pakistán
Fuente: 
The Express Tribune

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is involved in a classic good cop, bad cop routine, with former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz adopting an aggressive attitude towards the powers that be while the younger Sharif feigning a responsible politician. A well-placed source in the ruling party confirmed to The Express Tribune that the difference of opinion between PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif and his brother does not affect the party’s policy line and “in fact, it is united on all issues”.

‘Pakhtun Tahaffuz Movement has no anti-state agenda’

02 Abr 2018
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Dawn News

The leaders of Pakhtun Tahaffuz Movement have said that they have no anti-state agenda as all their demands are in accordance with the Constitution of the country. Addressing a well attended public meeting at Bacha Khan Chowk here on Sunday, they took serious exception to what they called a venomous campaign against them on media, branding them traitors and agents of the enemies of the country.

Nisar can’t contest polls on PML-N ticket: Pervaiz Rashid claimed

24 Mar 2018
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Dawn News

The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has hinted at not giving party ticket to former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan for the upcoming general elections after he openly went against the present PML-N narrative and leadership.

Mr Nisar’s recent statement against the party leadership and his stance against the party line on the Panama Paper case verdict against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and criticism against the judiciary indicate that he has already lost a ‘sacred’ place in the party.

Balochi leaders plan to gather under one political umbrella

22 Mar 2018
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Pakistan Today

In the coming days, Balochistan will witness intense political maneuvering as important political personalities are reportedly considering uniting under the banner of a new political party, according to a private television channel.

Sources close to the development said that the new party would include the names of important politicians from the province.

A provincial assembly legislator requesting anonymity said, “We would announce the launching of our own political party soon.”

Shehbaz next in line for disqualification: Imran Khan said

21 Mar 2018
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Pakistan Today

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said on Wednesday that Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif is next in line for disqualification after the ouster of his brother and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The PTI chief said this while addressing party workers in Gujranwala as part of the party’s national membership campaign. He was on a one-day visit to the city where he would also make rounds of nine party camps and meet workers.

Judicial reforms part of PML-N election manifesto: Nawaz said

16 Mar 2018
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Dawn News

Supreme leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif has announced that judicial reforms aimed to provide speedy and inexpensive justice to the masses is one of the main items of his party’s manifesto for the general elections.

While responding to a journalist’s question during an interval in proceedings of the trial about the Avenfield apartments in London, Mr Sharif said: “We will introduce comprehensive judicial system that is desperately needed in the country.”

FAFEN launches Pakistan’s most comprehensive election portal

14 Mar 2018
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Pakistan Today

The Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability–Free and Fair Election Network (TDEA-FAFEN) launched Pakistan’s most comprehensive election information portal “Election Pakistan” in a ceremony here on Wednesday.

The purpose of developing such a unique and user-friendly election portal was to ensure availability of consolidated election-related information on a single forum.

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