Pakistan General Elections 2013

US still considers 2013 Pakistan election free and fair

Amid escalating political crisis in Pakistan over alleged vote rigging in last year's polls, the US has said that there was no change in its position that the 2013 General Elections that brought Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to power were free and fair.

Sep 04, 2014, 10:15 AM IST

Understanding Pakistani politics, the chicken way

High chicken prices in the run-up to Pakistan`s May 11 elections are proof of the resourcefulness of contestants, a newspaper said.

May 17, 2013, 11:00 AM IST

Pakistan General Elections 2013: Imran, Sharif win from their constituencies

As the counting has begun in Pakistan`s landmark General Elections, former Pakistan Prime Minister and PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif and his rival Imran Khan of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Saturday night won from their respective constituencies.

May 11, 2013, 21:35 PM IST

Pakistan General Elections 2013: Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan pleased over poll turnout

Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif and cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan Saturday expressed satisfaction over the turnout in the peaceful general elections in the country.

May 11, 2013, 20:52 PM IST

Pakistan General Elections 2013: No polling at Karachi station, panel admits failure

Even with barely minutes for stipulated polling time (6pm PST) was about to end, in a polling station in Pakistan`s DHA Phase IV Karachi (NA-250) was yet to start.

May 11, 2013, 20:38 PM IST

Pakistan General Elections 2013: EC extends voting time by an hour

Pakistan Election Commission on Saturday extended the time for voting by an hour following large voter turnout across the country in the landmark elections.

May 11, 2013, 18:44 PM IST

Pakistan General Elections 2013: Photograph showing open ballot box goes viral

A photograph showing a Pakistani ballot box that had been forcibly emptied of ballots went viral on the internet Saturday.

May 11, 2013, 16:38 PM IST

Pakistan General Elections 2013: Voter killed in Balochistan bombing

A voter was killed and seven others were injured Saturday in two separate bombings in Pakistan`s Balochistan province, a media report said.

May 11, 2013, 16:16 PM IST

Pakistan General Elections 2013: Jamat-e-Islami alleges vote rigging, boycotts polls

Pakistan`s right-wing Jamaat-e-Islami party decided to boycott the general elections for national and provincial assemblies, claiming massive rigging and mismanagement at several polling stations.

May 11, 2013, 16:12 PM IST

Pakistan General Elections 2013: Poll results hinge on voters outcome, says expert

Noting that results of Pakistan elections hinges on voters outcome, noted Asia Society expert said that higher voter turnout more than 50% would benefit Imran Khan, the cricketer-turned-politician.

May 11, 2013, 15:03 PM IST

Pakistan General Elections 2013: Ex- minister opts out of fray

Firdous Ashiq Awan, a former Pakistani minister, Saturday withdrew from the electoral fray, a media report said.

May 11, 2013, 13:43 PM IST

Pakistan General Elections 2013: Many turn up to vote despite terror threat

Pakistanis braved Taliban threats to turn up at polling stations Saturday to decide the fate of 23,000 candidates, marking a democratic transition from one elected civilian government to another.

May 11, 2013, 13:40 PM IST

Over 30 dead as Pakistan braves Taliban to vote

Bombings and street clashes left at least 32 people dead and over 200 others injured on Saturday as millions of Pakistanis defied Taliban threats and voted to elect a new parliament and four provincial assemblies.

May 11, 2013, 08:14 AM IST

Pakistan General Elections 2013: 15 killed in violence

Bomb blasts targeted political workers and offices in Peshawar, Quetta and several other places in Balochistan province.

May 10, 2013, 13:56 PM IST

Pakistan General Elections 2013: UN chief concerned about violence

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced concern about the violence related to the elections in Pakistan.

May 10, 2013, 13:04 PM IST

Ex-Pak PM Gilani`s son got threats from LeJ, Sipah-e-Sahaba

Former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani`s son Ali Haider was kidnapped by gunmen while campaigning for Pakistan`s landmark elections.

May 10, 2013, 11:32 AM IST

Amid violence, Pakistan limps towards historic elections on May 11

Under the shadow of terror and violence, Pakistan, the country of 180 million, is all set to witness an historic election on May 11.

May 10, 2013, 10:00 AM IST

Where is Ali Haider Gilani? Pakistani police clueless

It`s been a day since the abduction of Ali Haider Gilani, but police have yet to find any clue which could help them in cracking down the case.

May 10, 2013, 09:44 AM IST

Pakistan to vote on Saturday, coalition govt likely

Millions of Pakistanis will go to the polls on Saturday to vote for a landmark democratic transition of power after a bloody campaign.

May 10, 2013, 09:07 AM IST

US condemns terror groups` threat to disrupt Pakistan elections

The US has condemned the threats by terror groups to disrupt May 11 General Elections in Pakistan.

May 10, 2013, 08:43 AM IST