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Lok Sabha Election 2019 Final Phase voting Updates: Polling ends; Rahul Gandhi says EC's 'capitulation before Modi and gang' obvious to all
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Lok Sabha Election 2019 Final Phase voting Updates: Polling ends; Rahul Gandhi says EC's 'capitulation before Modi and gang' obvious to all

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Final Phase Voting LIVE News and Updates: After the end of polling, Rahul Gandhi said on Twitter that the Election Commission's "capitulation before Modi and gang is obvious to all Indians".

Voting Percentage Phase 7 Lok Sabha Election 2019 Updates: At 5 pm, overall voter turnout stands at 52.62%
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Voting Percentage Phase 7 Lok Sabha Election 2019 Updates: At 5 pm, overall voter turnout stands at 52.62%

Voting Percentage Phase 7 Lok Sabha Election 2019 Updates: At 5 pm, overall voter turnout stood at 52.62%

South states Lok Sabha Election voting updates: Tamil Nadu records turnout of 52.18%, Karnataka 49.57% till 4 pm
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South states Lok Sabha Election voting updates: Tamil Nadu records turnout of 52.18%, Karnataka 49.57% till 4 pm

South States Lok Sabha Election voting LIVE updates: At 4 p.m., Tamil Nadu has recorded a voter turnout of 52.18 percent, Karnataka of 49.57 percent and Puducherry of 58.77 percent.

Congress Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Campaign Updates: Priyanka makes first political speech, Rahul attacks Modi over Rafale
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Congress Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Campaign Updates: Priyanka makes first political speech, Rahul attacks Modi over Rafale

Congress Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Campaign LIVE Updates: On her maiden visit to Gujarat after joining active politics, Priyanka Gandhi kept her speech brief as she attacked the Modi government over unemployment and asked the people not to get misled.

Women in Chhattisgarh helped sway poll mandate from BJP to Congress; anger palpable in seats when fewer men voted
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Women in Chhattisgarh helped sway poll mandate from BJP to Congress; anger palpable in seats when fewer men voted

Of the 21 constituencies in Chhattisgarh where more women voted than men, the Congress won 17 seats, while the BJP bagged only two and the other two went to the BSP and JCC.

Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony: No foreign dignitaries to attend; Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev among those invited, says PTI
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Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony: No foreign dignitaries to attend; Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev among those invited, says PTI

The oath-taking ceremony is scheduled to be held on 11 August, announcement of which was made by Imran Khan during an interaction with PTI members of provincial assembly in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Monday.

Imran Khan says he will take oath as Pakistan PM on 11 August; PTI struggles to get numbers to form govt
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Imran Khan says he will take oath as Pakistan PM on 11 August; PTI struggles to get numbers to form govt

Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had announced on Sunday that it is trying to reach out to smaller parties and Independents to form the next government in Pakistan.

Pakistan Election Results 2018: PPP's Mahesh Malani becomes first Hindu candidate to win seat in National Assembly
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Pakistan Election Results 2018: PPP's Mahesh Malani becomes first Hindu candidate to win seat in National Assembly

Malani, a Pakistani Hindu Rajasthani Pushkarna Brahamin politician, was a member of parliament from 2003-08 on a reserved seat, nominated by the PPP.

Imran Khan will surely up the ante on Kashmir issue, but post-election 'fractious' Pakistan will keep him busy
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Imran Khan will surely up the ante on Kashmir issue, but post-election 'fractious' Pakistan will keep him busy

Imran Khan cannot push that Kashmir envelope beyond indicating intent because there will be a very fractious situation in Pakistan post-election and it is not easy to govern a country of three commands: the army, the ISI and the civil government.

Pakistan polls: Mismanagement, delay in vote counting and rigging claims shroud results in controversy
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Pakistan polls: Mismanagement, delay in vote counting and rigging claims shroud results in controversy

With reports of mismanagement, delay in counting of votes, and unavailability of Form 45—a document which has the details of the candidates and the votes they received—Pakistan's general election has been as controversial as predicted.

Imran Khan addresses Pakistan: PTI chief calls Kashmir 'biggest contention', vows to end corruption, fix nation's foreign policy
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Imran Khan addresses Pakistan: PTI chief calls Kashmir 'biggest contention', vows to end corruption, fix nation's foreign policy

Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan declared victory for his party in the country's general elections, promising a "new" Pakistan following a vote that was marred by allegations of fraud and militant violence.

'Poor first impressions of polling day': Human Rights Commission of Pakistan issues statement on the general elections
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'Poor first impressions of polling day': Human Rights Commission of Pakistan issues statement on the general elections

The following is the full text of a press release issued by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan during the counting of votes in the Pakistan general elections.

Pakistan Election Results 2018: Imran's outsider persona, intimacy with army perfectly sums up country's paradoxes
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Pakistan Election Results 2018: Imran's outsider persona, intimacy with army perfectly sums up country's paradoxes

Imran Khan shows himself to be emblematic of Pakistan’s paradoxes; in promising to usher Pakistan into a democracy of fresh incarnation, he is delivering it into devastating continuity.

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 Election 2018: Despite clashes, voting ends at scheduled time; 35 killed in Quetta suicide attack, poll violence
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Pakistan Election 2018: Despite clashes, voting ends at scheduled time; 35 killed in Quetta suicide attack, poll violence

The polling ended at its scheduled time despite calls by several major parties, including Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), to extend the polling time by an hour.

Pakistan Election 2018: Heartbreaking to see citizens repose so much faith in a moth-eaten democratic process
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Pakistan Election 2018: Heartbreaking to see citizens repose so much faith in a moth-eaten democratic process

While the need for keeping up the pretense of a constitutional democracy has deepened, the fledgling political process, weak institutions and fragile civil administrations are nowhere close to challenge the hegemony of the military. For the foreseeable future, democracy in Pakistan will remain a virtual reality.

Pakistan Election Results 2018 updates: 5 parties allege poll rigging as PTI emerges in lead; Imran Khan's party says open to recounting
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Pakistan Election Results 2018 updates: 5 parties allege poll rigging as PTI emerges in lead; Imran Khan's party says open to recounting

Pakistan's Samaa TV reported that there are problems with the Result Transmission System of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA).