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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.

Pakistan General Election 2018: Politicians, journalists, analysts raise concern about allegations of rigging
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Pakistan General Election 2018: Politicians, journalists, analysts raise concern about allegations of rigging

Even as the counting for Pakistan election 2018 is underway, allegations of rigging and manipulation of the election process have surfaced.

'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: Counting underway in polls marred by Quetta suicide attack; results expected around 2 am local time
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Pakistan Election Results 2018: Counting underway in polls marred by Quetta suicide attack; results expected around 2 am local time

Neither Imran Khan nor Nawaz Sharif is likely to win a clear majority in the too-close-to-call Pakistan election.

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 results 2018: If Imran Khan becomes next PM, he should focus on economy, security and foreign policy, says report
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Pakistan election results 2018: If Imran Khan becomes next PM, he should focus on economy, security and foreign policy, says report

PTI leader Imran Khan has disparaged liberals, attacked feminism, embraced radical religious parties and vowed to uphold Pakistan's blasphemy law

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 2018: Suicide bomber strikes outside polling station in Quetta, kills 31, injures 40
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Pakistan Election 2018: Suicide bomber strikes outside polling station in Quetta, kills 31, injures 40

Around 25 people have been killed and 40 injured in a blast in Quetta in Balochistan on the day of the voting for the Pakistan general elections.

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).

Pakistan Election 2018: PTI, PML-N candidates woo custodians of shrines, right-wing groups to gain advantage
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Pakistan Election 2018: PTI, PML-N candidates woo custodians of shrines, right-wing groups to gain advantage

In the run-up to the 2018 Pakistan general elections, a majority of candidates of mainstream political parties have got the support of custodians of shrines, commonly known as ‘pirs’ and banned outfits, which has further polarised society on religious grounds.

Pakistan Election 2018: Imran Khan is the worst pick for both Pakistan and India among a field of bad choices
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Pakistan Election 2018: Imran Khan is the worst pick for both Pakistan and India among a field of bad choices

Imran Khan has gone from condemning extremism to tilting towards Islamism, especially towards the Taliban, earning him the moniker of "Taliban Khan".

Pakistan Election 2018: PML-N facing tough fight in Punjab, but overperformance by PTI could indicate poll rigging
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Pakistan Election 2018: PML-N facing tough fight in Punjab, but overperformance by PTI could indicate poll rigging

If the PTI is able to jump from eight seats to a majority: Or even four times that number, then there would be clear evidence the elections have been rigged outright.

Pakistan General Elections: On eve of polling, campaigning intensifies, security beefed up
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Pakistan General Elections: On eve of polling, campaigning intensifies, security beefed up

According to the Pakistan Election Commission, over 3,400 candidates will contest on 272 general seats of the National Assembly, while 8,400 are running for 577 general seats of the four provincial assemblies