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PPP Leader Firdous Ashiq Awan withdraws from NA-110 Sialkot

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader and former Federal Information Minister Firdouq Ashiq Awan has withdrawn her candidacy from Sialkot’s NA-110 seat in favour of Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) candidate Usman Darr. PTI candidate Usman Dar is among the candidate for the seat which also include PML-N candidate Khawaja Asif and JI candidate Arshad Mahmood. However, she would compete with the opponent ... Read More »

Nabeel Gabol (MQM) boycotts elections from NA-248 Lyari

KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Nabeel Gabol has announced the boycott of elections from NA-248 Lyari. While addressing a press conference in Karachi, he alleged PPP candidates from Lyari for hijacking polling stations, throwing out the polling staff and stamping the ballot papers. “Me and two other candidates contesting from constituency of PS-108 and 109 announce election boycott ... Read More »

Pakistani Elections: Bomb blast in Karachi, 11 Killed

At least 11 people have been killed in a bomb blast as polls opened across Pakistan in landmark national and provincial elections. The attack on the office of the Awami National party (ANP) in the port city of Karachi on Saturday morning, which killed 11 people and wounded 35, underlined the risks faced by the country’s 86 million voters. Law ... Read More »

Jamat-e-Islami boycotts elections in Karachi and Hyderabad

Jamaat-e-Islami on Saturday announced to boycott elections in Karachi and two constituencies of Hyderabad to protest against alleged rigging of the elections at different polling stations. Addressing a news conference in Karachi‚ Jamaat-e-Islami Chief Syed Munawar Hassan said the party has withdrawn its candidates from all constituencies of Karachi and two constituencies of Hyderabad. Party chief Syed Munawar Hasan accused ... Read More »