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Pakistan Election Commission rejects petitions seeking renaming PML-N by dropping Nawaz Sharif's name due to conviction
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Pakistan Election Commission rejects petitions seeking renaming PML-N by dropping Nawaz Sharif's name due to conviction

Pakistan's election body on Wednesday rejected petitions seeking renaming of the Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) of former premier Nawaz Sharif due to his conviction in graft cases.

PTI chairman Imran Khan to be sworn-in as 22nd prime minister of Pakistan today; Mamnoon Hussain to administer oath
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PTI chairman Imran Khan to be sworn-in as 22nd prime minister of Pakistan today; Mamnoon Hussain to administer oath

PTI's Imran Khan will be sworn-in as the 22nd prime minister of Pakistan on 18 August

Imran Khan's PTI gets 33 reserved seats in Pakistan National Assembly, party 14 seats away from achieving simple majority
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Imran Khan's PTI gets 33 reserved seats in Pakistan National Assembly, party 14 seats away from achieving simple majority

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) gets 28 reserved seats for women and 5 for non-Muslims. Party is 14 seats short of the number required for simple majority

Pakistan polls: Election officer in Balochistan claims security forces forced him to submit fake votes favouring MMA
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Pakistan polls: Election officer in Balochistan claims security forces forced him to submit fake votes favouring MMA

A presiding officer in a voting centre in Pakistan's Balochistan province claims he was abducted by security forces and was forced to submit fake votes to favour MMA

Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar says CEC Sardar Muhammad Raza was possibly 'asleep' on election day
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Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar says CEC Sardar Muhammad Raza was possibly 'asleep' on election day

Taking a swipe at Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retired) Sardar Muhammad Raza, Pakistan's Chief Justice Saqib Nisar said that he called him thrice on the polling day but he didn't pick up and was likely sleeping.

Pakistan Election 2018: ECP's over-reliance on software, failure to respond to early warnings led to delay in poll results
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Pakistan Election 2018: ECP's over-reliance on software, failure to respond to early warnings led to delay in poll results

Officials in the ECP and others privy to developments revealed that reliance on a technical system developed last year was the major cause of the embarrassing delay in results for the Pakistan General Election 2018

Pakistan Election Results 2018: Political parties announce protest demanding fresh polls following rigging charges
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Pakistan Election Results 2018: Political parties announce protest demanding fresh polls following rigging charges

A group of Pakistani political parties announced Friday a protest demanding new elections following allegations of rigging in this week's nationwide polls.

Pakistan election results delayed due to 'transmission failure' a day after goof-ups, power outages hampered voting
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Pakistan election results delayed due to 'transmission failure' a day after goof-ups, power outages hampered voting

Despite Election Commission of Pakistan's orders to ensure a regulated power supply across the country, voting was delayed at several booths.

Pakistan General Election 2018: Imran Khan looks set for new innings as newspapers glorify former all-rounder as prospective PM
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Pakistan General Election 2018: Imran Khan looks set for new innings as newspapers glorify former all-rounder as prospective PM

Imran Khan's party Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) swept through the country, showing signs that it could be in power from Chitral to Sadiqabad. Khan's wish of forming a government without alliances has been granted.

Pakistan goes to polls amid tight security; About 449,465 policemen, over 370,000 military personnel deployed
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Pakistan goes to polls amid tight security; About 449,465 policemen, over 370,000 military personnel deployed

Questions were raised about the role of the military after reports that it was given magisterial powers. The ECP was also criticised for deploying the Army both inside and outside of polling stations

Pakistan polls: Only women agents allowed at female polling stations; parties slam Election Commission's decision
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Pakistan polls: Only women agents allowed at female polling stations; parties slam Election Commission's decision

Leaders of the three main parties — Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) — have questioned the timing of the order, saying that such "unnecessary actions" make the electoral process controversial

Pakistan polls: 370,000 troops deployed for General Election; largest deployment on polling day in nation's history
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Pakistan polls: 370,000 troops deployed for General Election; largest deployment on polling day in nation's history

In the run up to the election, the country was hit by a series of terror attacks on candidates and campaign rallies, including one that killed 151 people in Balochistan province on 13 July.

Pakistan General Election 2018: Experts warn against conflict and fear due to military's increased authority at polling stations
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Pakistan General Election 2018: Experts warn against conflict and fear due to military's increased authority at polling stations

Fears have mounted over wide-ranging powers granted to military units overseeing Pakistan's polling stations when the country votes on Wednesday, with opposition parties and analysts warning that the move could erode trust in the tense contest.

Pakistan's Election Commission limits powers of military personnel at voting stations during upcoming polls
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Pakistan's Election Commission limits powers of military personnel at voting stations during upcoming polls

Facing criticism, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Sunday restricted the magisterial powers of military personnel set to be deployed at the polling stations during the 25 July general elections

Pakistan election: Radical parties likely to dent right-wing PML-N's vote bank, help Opposition in tightly-contested seats
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Pakistan election: Radical parties likely to dent right-wing PML-N's vote bank, help Opposition in tightly-contested seats

Voters in Pakistan have not shown much trust on the religious parties, however, recent trends show that these pressure groups could cause a major dent into the vote bank of PML-N, and thus helping candidates from rival parties like PPP, and PTI on 25 July

Pakistan General Elections: Independent candidate commits suicide; polls in two constituencies postponed
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Pakistan General Elections: Independent candidate commits suicide; polls in two constituencies postponed

An independent candidate contesting in Pakistan's 25 July polls to Parliament and the provincial assembly from the Punjab province has reportedly committed suicide over a dispute with his sons, a media report said on Saturday.

Pakistan General Elections 2018: Four days before polls, political parties intensify campaigns amid accusations of foul play
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Pakistan General Elections 2018: Four days before polls, political parties intensify campaigns amid accusations of foul play

With only four days left for the general elections in Pakistan, all mainstream political parties in the country intensified their acrimonious campaign against each other, with some expressing reservations over the impartiality of the polls.

Facebook disables accounts, pages linked to Hafiz Saeed's Milli Muslim League days ahead of Pakistan General Election
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Facebook disables accounts, pages linked to Hafiz Saeed's Milli Muslim League days ahead of Pakistan General Election

Facebook CEO had said that it was his priority to make sure his social networking website supports positive discourse and prevents interference in the upcoming elections in Pakistan, India, Brazil, Mexico and other countries.

Nawaz Sharif's escalation as PML-N chief challenged in Islamabad High Court
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Nawaz Sharif's escalation as PML-N chief challenged in Islamabad High Court

The Islamabad High Court has admitted a petition aimed at preventing ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif from heading the PML-N.

Imran khan faces arrest in contempt case; Pakistan's election body asks police to present him before 25 September
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Imran khan faces arrest in contempt case; Pakistan's election body asks police to present him before 25 September

Pakistan's election commission has ordered the police to arrest Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan and present him before it on 25 September in a contempt case, according to media reports on Saturday