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 2018-06-22 10:43 

Malay Mail Online

Ambiga says not interested in heading EC...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — Former Bersih 2.0 chair Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan today said she had no interest in becoming the new Election Commission (EC) chief. When asked about electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0's suggestion that she was qualified to......

 2018-06-22 10:33 

NDTV

Pervez Musharraf Resigns As All Pakistan Muslim League Chairman...

The former military ruler sent his resignation to the Election Commission as it was no longer possible for him to run the party from abroad....

 2018-06-22 10:25 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Pervez Musharraf resigns as All Pakistan Muslim League chairman...

The former military ruler sent his resignation to the Election Commission as it was no longer possible for him to run the party from abroad....

 2018-06-22 09:47 

Malay Mail Online

AGC won't represent EC in election petitions...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — The Attorney General's Chambers (AGC) said today it will not represent the Election Commission (EC) or any parties in election petitions to avoid a conflict of interest. Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas told the EC to.....

 2018-06-22 09:02 

Hindustan Times

Musharraf resigns as chairman of his party, leaders say not possible for him to run affairs from abroad...

Earlier this week, the Election Commission rejected Musharraf's nomination papers after the Supreme Court withdrew its conditional approval for him to file nomination papers for the upcoming general election after he failed to appear before the court....

 2018-06-22 08:59 

Oneindia

Pervez Musharraf resigns as Chairman of All Pakistan Muslim League...

Former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf resigned from the chairmanship of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) on Friday. The former military ruler sent his resignation to the Election Commission of Pakistan....

 2018-06-22 02:00 

Breitbart.com

Pakistan Fails to Keep Thousands of Jihadis, Rapists, Criminals Off Election Ballots...

Pakistan's election commission appears powerless to prevent the "political mainstreaming" of Islamic extremists and candidates charged with crimes ranging from corruption and rape to human smuggling and murder, rendering the country's upco...

 2018-06-21 23:00 

Daily Times

Kh Saad owns assets worth Rs 178 million...

Former federal minister Khawaja Saad Rafique owns assets worth Rs 178.413 million. The details submitted by Kh Saad in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) revealed that he and his brother Khawaja Salman Rafique have an ancestral home worth Rs 12.5 m...

 2018-06-21 22:57 

Daily Times

Musharraf owns assets worth Rs 34.2 million...

Former president General (r) Pervez Musharraf owns assets worth Rs 34.2 million while his total earning in the year 2017 was a little over Rs 1.9 million, according to details of his assets submitted with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). The aff...

 2018-06-21 22:52 

Daily Times

PM reviews ECP arrangements for general elections...

ISLAMABAD: Interim Prime Minister Justice (r) Nasirul Mulk Thursday reviewed the measures taken by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to hold free, fair and transparent general elections on July 25. During his visit to the ECP, the prime minister m...

 2018-06-21 20:09 

Daily Times

A blow to representative democracy...

I had hoped Justice Shahid Kareem of the honourable Lahore High Court (LHC) would take the plunge and instruct the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to include the None of the Above (NOTA) option on our 2018 ballot. Alas, the court thought it prudent ...

 2018-06-21 15:48 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Khawaja Saad Rafique submits assets details to ECP...

According to documents submitted to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), former railways minister and leader of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), Khawaja Saad...

 2018-06-21 14:15 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik reiterates postal ballot demand in fresh letter to Election Commission...

In the letter, Naik asked the EC to issue standing instructions to ensure voters outside their constituencies can use postal ballot like in Parliament and Assembly elections....

 2018-06-21 11:11 

Daily Times

Defense Ministry approves deployment of 350,000 troops for election 2018...

ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister on Wednesday approved the Election Commission of Pakistan's (ECP) request for the deployment of 350,000 troops for elections. According to the sources, for the deployment of troops, defense minister has decided to call back...

 2018-06-21 08:12 

WCIV

[ ABC Charleston, SC ]

Want to vote in the runoff on Tuesday? You'll need to follow the rules...

The South Carolina State Election Commission has released information to help voters determine if they're allowed to vote in the primary runoff on Tuesday, June 26. Voters who cast a ballot in the primary on June 12 will be limited to voting in the sa...

 2018-06-21 07:22 

Daily Times

Khawaja Saad Rafique owner of assets worth Rs 178.4 million...

LAHORE: Nomination papers submitted to Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) yet again revealed ownership of assets worth Rs 178.4 million by former Railway minister Khawaja Saad Rafique. According to the submitted nomination papers by Rafique, the Pakist...

 2018-06-21 05:26 

Malay Mail Online

Bersih 2.0: EC chief candidates must be impartial, independent and knowledgeable...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 — Future Election Commission (EC) chairmen must be impartial, independent and be an expert on election laws in order to command public confidence, polls reform watchdog Bersih 2.0 said today. Its acting chairman Shahrul Aman......

 2018-06-21 04:00 

ANI News

ECP reveals assets of electoral candidates, interim PM...

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 20 (ANI): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday shared information regarding the assets of prominent electoral candidates along with interim Prime Minister Nasir Ul Mulk, prior to the national assembly elections...

 2018-06-21 00:01 

Gulf Times

ECP to post candidates' declarations on website...

In a positive development towards transparency and accountability, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to upload on its official website details of nomination papers and affidavits of all aspirants for the 2018 elections....

 2018-06-20 23:10 

Daily Times

ECP to make assets' details public in 10 days...

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will make public the details of assets of all candidates in the upcoming general election, official sources told Daily Times on Wednesday. They said the details would be released for public use within a period of ...

 2018-06-20 23:04 

Daily Times

Too late to add NOTA to ballot papers: LHC...

Justice Shahid Karim of Lahore High Court on Wednesday turned down a request for inclusion of a 'none of the above' option on ballot papers to be used in the upcoming general election. The judge observed that the Election Commission of Pakistan (E...

 2018-06-20 21:32 

The Asian Age

Kamal Haasan meets Election Commission to register his party...

Election Commission had sought certain queries regarding our party, says Kamal Haasan....

 2018-06-20 20:49 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan meets Election Commission officials, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi during Delhi visit...

After the meeting with the poll panel officials, the Makkal Needhi Maiam chief told reporters that he expected his party, which was launched in February, would get registered soon....

 2018-06-20 19:28 

The Blaze

LIST: The top 25 organizations giving to political groups in 2018. Most of it has gone to liberals....

Newly released Federal Election Commission data reveal that nearly 60 percent of the money donated by organizations to outside spending groups for the 2018 midterms has......

 2018-06-20 18:35 

WSYM

[ Lansing ]

Petitions look to recall Williamston school board members...

The Ingham County Election Commission has approved language for petitions aiming to recall four members of the Williamston school board over the district's transgender policies....

 2018-06-20 13:54 

NDTV

Kamal Haasan Meets Election Commission For His Party's Registration...

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday held a meeting with Election Commission (EC) officials in Delhi for the registration of his political party Makkal Needhi Maiam....

 2018-06-20 12:16 

Press Trust of India

Haasan meets EC for party's registration...

New Delhi, Jun 20 (PTI) The Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan today met Election Commission officials here to formally register his party. After the meeting, the actor-turned politician told reporters he expected his party, which was launched in Fe...

 2018-06-20 11:00 

News24

WATCH: 'Only an earth quake would stop the polls,' says Zim election boss as fears mount over credibility...

Fears that the Zimbabwe Election Commission would not be able to hold a credible, free, and fair election next month are reportedly mounting in the southern African country....

 2018-06-20 10:30 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan meets Election Commission for party's registration...

After the meeting, the actor-turned politician told reporters he expected his party, which was launched in February, would get registered soon....

 2018-06-20 09:12 

Hindustan Times

Kamal Haasan meets Election Commission for registration of his Makkal Needhi Maiam party...

Kamal Haasan there has been no decision on the party symbol yet and the issue will be discussed within the party before approaching the Election Commission....

 2018-06-20 09:11 

IANS

Kamal meets EC officials on party registration...

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Actor Kamal Haasan, who has floated Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), on Wednesday met Election Commission officials and expressed confidence that the process of registration of his political party will be done in around a week's ti...

 2018-06-20 06:03 

Bangkok Post

Deputy PMs to meet political parties next week...

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wonsuwon said on Wednesday that he, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam and the Election Commission planned to meet representatives of political parties next week to discuss political activities....

 2018-06-20 04:34 

Daily Times

ECP requests to deploy 350,000 military troops for upcoming elections...

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan has requested for the deployment of 350,000 military armed forces in upcoming general elections 2018. Elections are scheduled to be held on July 25. According to sources, ECP has forwarded a request to the Minist...

 2018-06-19 22:08 

Daily Times

NA-53: Rejected...

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday rejected the nomination papers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leaders Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Sardar Mehtab Abbasi, along with Ayesha Gul...

 2018-06-19 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Imran Khan nomination papers rejected...

Pakistan's election commission on Tuesday rejected the nomination papers of former Prime Minister and PML-N leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan for the NA-53 constituency of Islamabad....

 2018-06-19 21:45 

Daily Times

Key political leaders cleared for July 25 battle...

LAHORE: As the scrutiny of nomination papers ended on Tuesday, the nomination papers of several key political leaders were accepted, while some suffered setbacks as well. The Election Commission of Pakistan will start accepting appeals against decisions t...

 2018-06-19 20:53 

Daily Times

Nadra dismisses data breach allegations...

The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) on Tuesday denied that there was any breach in voters' data from its systems. The denial came a day after the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) wrote a letter to the authority, in which it r...

 2018-06-19 20:06 

The Financial Express

Pakistan General Elections: Nomination papers of Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Imran Khan rejected by EC...

In a setback to bigwigs, Pakistan's election commission today rejected the nomination papers of former prime minister and PML-N leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan for the NA-53 constituency of Islamabad....

 2018-06-19 16:31 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

KMT accuses commission of stalling reviews on its referendum proposals...

The Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) caucus yesterday accused the Central Election Commission (CEC) of stalling the review of a referendum proposal initiated by KMT Legislator Lu Shiow-yen () about phasing out coal-fired power plants....

 2018-06-19 15:50 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Nadra rejects data breach claim of ECP...

The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) on Tuesday rejected Election commission of Pakistan's (ECP) accusation of breach of voters'...

 2018-06-19 15:50 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

ECP rejects Imran, Gulalai and Shahid Khaqan's nomination papers for NA-53...

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has turned down the nomination papers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan, Ayesha Gulalai who had been affiliated...

 2018-06-19 15:47 

The Tennessean

Voter fraud in Williamson County? Counsel looking at allegations ahead of early voting...

It's been two months since the Election Commission sent over the allegations of voter fraud. Now, an outside counsel is looking at the issue....

 2018-06-19 15:24 

The Times of India

Pak EC rejects nomination papers of Abbasi, Imran Khan...

In a setback to bigwigs, Pakistan's election commission on Tuesday rejected the nomination papers of former prime minister and PML-N leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan for the NA-53 constituency of Islamabad....

 2018-06-19 15:11 

VOA

Pakistani Authorities Bar Musharraf From July Polls...

Pakistan's elections oversight body has rejected the nomination of former military ruler Gen. Pervez Musharraf, barring him from running for office in elections to be held next month.The Election Commission of Pakistan on Tuesday rejected Musharraf...

 2018-06-19 13:36 

Daily Times

None of the above option on ballots symbolic or consequential?...

Once again, we have an opportunity to request the courts to direct the Election Commission of Pakistan to implement None of the Above NOTA as an option on the ballots in 2018. The question of what NOTA really is has been settled now. It is a fundamental r...

 2018-06-19 11:50 

China Post

Pakistani authorities bar Musharraf from July polls...

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's elections oversight body has rejected the nomination of former military ruler Gen. Pervez Musharraf, barring him from running for office in elections to be held next month.The Election Commission of Pakistan on Tuesda...

 2018-06-19 11:50 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Farooq Sattar's nomination papers for NA-245 rejected...

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has rejected nomination papers of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan's (MQM-P) Farroq Sattar on Tuesday. Dr Farroq...

 2018-06-19 11:50 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

NADRA rejects data leakage claim of ECP...

The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) on Tuesday rejected Election commission of Pakistan's (ECP) accusation of a leakage of voters'...

 2018-06-19 11:26 

Daily Times

Nomination papers of Imran rejected for NA-53...

ISLAMABAD: Nomination papers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan for NA-53 were on Tuesday rejected by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). The nomination of Khan was rejected over violation of Section N of the affidavit, which rel...

 2018-06-19 11:19 

WTOP

Pakistani authorities bar Musharraf from July polls...

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's elections oversight body has rejected the nomination of former military ruler Gen. Pervez Musharraf, barring him from running for office in elections to be held next month. The Election Commission of......

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