Pakistan polls

Asif Ali Zardari blames int`l forces for poll debacle

President Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday blamed national and international forces for his Pakistan Peoples Party defeat in the May 11 polls.

May 21, 2013, 13:23 PM IST

MQM boycotts re-polling in a Karachi constituency

The Muttahida Qaumi Movement announced that it would boycott the re-polling at 43 polling stations of the National Assembly constituency 250.

May 18, 2013, 08:27 AM IST

75,000 soldiers deployed for Pakistan polls

As many as 75,000 soldiers stood guard across Pakistan as polling began Saturday.

May 11, 2013, 10:43 AM IST

Pakistan expels NYT scribe on election eve

Pakistan has expelled the Islamabad bureau chief for The New York Times on the eve of national elections, according to the influential US daily.

May 11, 2013, 10:39 AM 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

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

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

‘Pak Taliban plans major disaster on election day’

Pakistani security agencies have informed the government that the Taliban have plans to attack foreign election observers, foreign journalists, important candidates and officials.

May 09, 2013, 23:10 PM IST

Imran won’t be able to vote in Pak polls: Doctors

Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan will not be able to vote in Saturday`s historic general elections because of injuries sustained in a dramatic fall at an election rally, doctors treating him said on Thursday.

May 09, 2013, 17:52 PM IST

Pakistan`s political parties pledge for better ties with India

Pakistan`s major political parties have pledged to work for better relations with India and to resolve outstanding issues like the Kashmir dispute.

May 09, 2013, 13:38 PM IST

Pakistani daily lauds mature response to Imran Khan`s fall

A leading Pakistani daily welcomed the mature response of politicians to the plight of Imran Khan who took a 15-foot tumble at an election rally.

May 09, 2013, 12:33 PM IST

Will take Pakistan out of war on terror: Nawaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif is tipped to become Pakistan’s Prime Minister for the third time.

May 09, 2013, 09:49 AM IST

`Dark public mood in Pakistan on election eve`

Roughly nine-in-ten Pakistanis believe the country is on the wrong track, according to the survey on Pakistan by the Pew Research Centre.

May 08, 2013, 08:02 AM IST

Social media warms up to Pakistan polls

Pakistani cricketer turned politician Imran Khan has competition from his own party when it comes to popularity ratings on social media.

May 04, 2013, 12:38 PM IST

Imran Khan confident of `crushing` PML-N during May 11 polls

Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan is confident of defeating Nawaz Sharif`s Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in the May 11 elections.

Apr 30, 2013, 13:53 PM IST

Taliban, taboos bar millions of women from Pakistan vote

Next month`s elections should mark the first democratic transition of power in Pakistan.

Apr 25, 2013, 12:59 PM IST

`Blasts adding to doubts over Pakistan polls`

Security should have ranked higher in the government`s priority list, a Pakistani daily said as the country witnessed a string of bombings.

Apr 25, 2013, 11:08 AM IST