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Imran Khan's PTI wins five seats, independent candidates win six in first-ever provincial elections in Pakistan's FATA
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Imran Khan's PTI wins five seats, independent candidates win six in first-ever provincial elections in Pakistan's FATA

Independent candidates secured six seats while Imran Khan's PTI managed to win in five constituencies in first provincial elections in Pakistan's FATA. Polling was held in a peaceful environment as foolproof security measures were taken and government deployed 34,497 security personnel.

Pakistan govt, Opposition agree to parliamentary investigation into charges of rigging during general elections
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Pakistan govt, Opposition agree to parliamentary investigation into charges of rigging during general elections

The Election Commission of Pakistan has rejected claims of rigging during general elections.

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.

Pakistan presidential polls: PPP's Aitzaz Ahsan, JUI-F's Maulana Fazlur Rehman nominated after Opposition fails to field joint candidate
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Pakistan presidential polls: PPP's Aitzaz Ahsan, JUI-F's Maulana Fazlur Rehman nominated after Opposition fails to field joint candidate

The Election Commission of Pakistan had announced on 16 August that the election will be held on 4 September.

Pakistan presidential election: PPP, PML-N may field joint candidate for poll, final list to be announced on 30 August
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Pakistan presidential election: PPP, PML-N may field joint candidate for poll, final list to be announced on 30 August

The Pakistan presidential election is scheduled to take place on 4 September. Incumbent Pakistan president Mamnoon Hussain's five-year term is due to end on 9 September.

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

Election Commission of Pakistan should look into vote rigging allegations, says Mamnoon Hussain in Independence Day speech
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Election Commission of Pakistan should look into vote rigging allegations, says Mamnoon Hussain in Independence Day speech

Various political parties alleged that elections won by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) of Imran Khan were not fair and demanded probe

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

Pakistan poll body demands signed apology from Imran Khan in election code violation case, say reports
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Pakistan poll body demands signed apology from Imran Khan in election code violation case, say reports

Pakistan's election commission on Thursday demanded a signed apology from prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan for violating the electoral code of conduct while casting his vote in the general election on 25 July, according to media reports.

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 National Assembly session likely to be called next week, says Law and Information Minister Ali Zafar
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Pakistan National Assembly session likely to be called next week, says Law and Information Minister Ali Zafar

Law and Information Minister Ali Zafar said that Pakistan's caretaker government has submitted a report to the president for convening a session of the newly-elected National Assembly which is likely to be called next week.

Imran Khan may take oath as Pakistan prime minister on country's Independence Day on 14 August
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Imran Khan may take oath as Pakistan prime minister on country's Independence Day on 14 August

Imran Khan, who is set to become Pakistan's new prime minister, may take oath of the office on the country's Independence Day on 14 August, a media report said on Sunday.

Pakistan Elections: Imran Khan reaches out to Independents, parties to form govt; meets Saudi envoy to discuss bilateral ties
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Pakistan Elections: Imran Khan reaches out to Independents, parties to form govt; meets Saudi envoy to discuss bilateral ties

Imran Khan has started reaching out to leaders of different political parties and Independent candidates to form the next government in Pakistan after his party won a majority of seats in Parliament, according to his party officials.

Pakistan General Elections 2018: Twitter reacts to Imran Khan's win; '...my sons’ father is Pakistan’s next PM', tweets Jemima
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Pakistan General Elections 2018: Twitter reacts to Imran Khan's win; '...my sons’ father is Pakistan’s next PM', tweets Jemima

As Imran Khan's Pakistan-Tehreek-e-Insaaf party is inching closer to the majority mark in the Pakistan general elections 2018, reactions have started coning in from national and international quarters.

Pakistan watchers in US doubt fairness of general elections, say Imran Khan unlikely to act decisively against jihadis
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Pakistan watchers in US doubt fairness of general elections, say Imran Khan unlikely to act decisively against jihadis

Pakistan watchers in the US on Wednesday doubted the fairness of the general election for which Imran Khan's party received the army's backing while the PML-N and the PPP ran their campaigns "under constraints".

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 Election 2018: Imran Khan votes during live telecast; poll panel summons PTI chief for breaching 'secrecy of ballot'
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Pakistan Election 2018: Imran Khan votes during live telecast; poll panel summons PTI chief for breaching 'secrecy of ballot'

As per Pakistan's Election Act, a person can be given a six-month jail sentence and/or fine of Rs 1,000 for not casting their vote in secrecy.

Pakistan General Elections 2018: Nation goes to polls amid tight security; over 3,70,000  military personnel deployed
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Pakistan General Elections 2018: Nation goes to polls amid tight security; over 3,70,000 military personnel deployed

About 4,49,465 policemen and over 370,000 military personnel have been deployed for security at polling stations for Pakistan general elections.

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.