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Crocker says 2013 an year of change for Pakistan

UNS REPORT Ryan Crocker, former US ambassador to Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq, while speaking about Pakistani elections at a think-tank Council n Foreign Relations , said that nothing can be predicted prior to elections. He said that different characters will be incharge in Islamabad by …

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Two FATA women Badam Zari,Nusrat Begum in feild to make history

BY KHANZADA KHAN KHAR/TIMERGARA: Two women, one from Bajaur tribal agency and the other from Lower Dir district, made history on Sunday when they became the first tribal women to file nomination papers to contest elections for National Assembly.Election Commission officials said that 40-year-old Badam …

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Imran launches Naya Pakistan Fund for financing “young politicians’ campaign”

BY SAJJAD HUSSAIN ISLAMABAD: While launching “Naya Pakistan Fund” campaign, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Friday said that the PTI was the only party which had begun fund raising program in the country so that the people belonging from lower class could also …

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Appointment of ROs for reserved seats unconstitutional:Chief of Christian Congress

  Nazir Siyal LARKANA: The notification of appointment of returning officers for reserved seats of minorities and women in election 2013 are unconstitutional said Chief of Pakistan Christian Congress (PCC) Dr. Nazir S Bhatti. He said “There is no one man one vote practice on …

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No contact with PML-N over seat adjustment: Fazl

WTP REPORT LAHORE : The chief of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazlur Rehman faction) Maulana Fazlur Rehman said that though Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) was their top priority for seat adjustments, it did not work out. Talking to newsmen here on Friday, he said that …

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ECP demands details of Political parties’ ads, payments up to March 17

WTP REPORT SLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has demanded details of political parties’ advertisements and payments up to March 17 from the Federal Information Ministry on Thursday. The ECP has instructed the Information Ministry, PEMRA, TV channels and newspapers to submit all details of …

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Committee finalises Najam Sethi as Punjab caretaker CM

WTP REPORT LAHORE :A six-member parliamentary committee comprising three members each from PML-N and the opposition side has been discussing four names for the post of caretaker CM for the last couple of days. Earlier on Tuesday, the third and the final committee meeting had …

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Karachi delimitations: SHC issues notices to federation, ECP, AG

KARACHI (Online) – The Sindh High Court Monday issued notices to Election Commission of Pakistan, the federation and the Attorney General on separate petitions filed by Pakistan People’s Party and Muttahid Qaumi Movement against delimitations in Karachi. MQM counsel Farrog Naseem said in the court …

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PPP to kick-off election campaign on April 4

WTP REPORT ISLAMABAD:The central secretary information of Pakistan Peoples Party Qamar Zaman Kaira has said that the party would kick-off its election campaign from Garhi Khuda Buksh on April 4. Kaira said that PPP would begin its election campaign at a public gathering observing the …

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Imran files nomination papers for chairman PTI

  BY TAHIR RANA LAHORE :Talking to media persons after filing his paper at PTI office Imran Khan said Election Commission of Pakistan has huge responsibility of holding transparent polls and it should make sure that tax evaders and fake degree holders do not find …

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