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Pakistan eagerly awaiting new Govt in India for new beginning: Abdul Basit Khan

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 22:46

Pakistan is eagerly awaiting a new government in India for a "new beginning" in the bilateral dialogue process, its High Commissioner in New Delhi Abdul Basit Khan said today.

Sunni hardliner declared winner in Pakistan election dispute

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 02:02

The head of a group banned by the Pakistani government as a terrorist organisation has won a seat in parliament following an election tribunal`s decision, officials said Thursday.

Pakistan keen on using Indian EVMs in its elections

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 21:34

Impressed by their performance, Pakistan has asked the Election Commission of India to provide it electronic voting machines for use in future elections there.

Pak court orders re-polling after ban on women voters

Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 2013, 17:54

A court on Monday ordered re-polling in all polling stations where women were barred from voting in last week`s by-elections in Pakistan`s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Pakistan holds re-polling after fraud claims

Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 12:25

Re-polling in a parliamentary seat started in Pakistan`s port city Karachi Sunday following allegations of vote rigging, officials said.

Sharif`s PML-N gets 124 seats in Pak National Assembly

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 21:05

Nawaz Sharif`s PML-N has bagged 124 of the 272 directly elected seats in Pakistan`s National Assembly but fell short of a majority and is poised to form a government with support of independents and smaller parties.

Nawaz Sharif may retain foreign affairs portfolio

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 20:44

Pakistan`s Prime Minister-elect Nawaz Sharif may retain the crucial foreign affairs portfolio with himself despite intense lobbying within the PML-N party for the plum post, sources said on Thursday.

Imran Khan gives 3-day ultimatum to Pakistan Election Commission to probe rigging

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 14:57

Khan said that rigging has been reported from 25 constituencies across the country, adding that it was the duty of the election commission to listen to the complaints of the people.

British PM telephones Sharif to stress `strong bond`

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 15:00

British Prime Minister David Cameron has telephoned Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif to congratulate him on his party`s success in general elections.

Silent voters catapulted PML-N to power: Pak daily

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 12:48

The PML-N was nearly reaching the majority mark in the National Assembly all thanks to "silent voters who turned out in droves to catapult the party to power once again", said a leading daily Tuesday.

Yousuf Raza Gilani resigns from PPP`s vice-chairman post

Last Updated: Monday, May 13, 2013, 23:13

Former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani on Monday resigned from the post of vice-chairman of the Pakistan People`s Party, accepting responsibility for its resounding defeat in the general election.

Pak polls show people`s commitment to democracy: EU

Last Updated: Monday, May 13, 2013, 20:55

The unprecedented turnout in Pakistan`s general election reflected the people`s commitment to democratic rule, despite an "unbalanced" playing field and "distorted" election process, EU mission observing the landmark event said.