Zardari gets reprieve in dual office case

A court dismissed petition seeking action against President Asif Ali Zardari under contempt of court law after it was informed that he had quit his political office as head of Pakistan Peoples Party.

Ensuring safe polls a challenge: Pakistani daily

A leading Pakistani daily feared militants could launch offensive in their bid to scuttle elections so as to weaken fledgling democratic institutions and push the country into turmoil again.

Pak`s caretaker PM terms upcoming elections as `big challenge`

Pak general election on May 11 is "big challenge" and law enforcement authorities should use all measures to ensure polls are "fair in every possible manner", caretaker PM Mir Hazar Khan Khoso said.

`Musharraf unlikely to have much impact on Pak elections`

The White House has said the return of Pervez Musharraf, the former dictator of Pakistan, is an "internal matter" of the country.

Pak general elections may be delayed: Punjab police unit

Pakistan`s 2013 general election is not likely to be held on time and may be delayed for months or even years, a police unit in Punjab province has said.

Pak Parl may be dissolved in Jan; elections by April

Pakistan`s Parliament is likely to be dissolved in January next year and a caretaker government installed to oversee elections to be held by April.

Imran warns of bloodshed if Pak polls are rigged

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has warned that any attempt of rigging during the elections would lead to bloodshed across the country.