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Forum calls for 5% party tickets for minorities in general elections

Minority forum, National Lobbying Delegation, is lobbying with government officials for the tabling of its draft Christian personal law in Parliament to allow for the right to inheritance and divorce for Christian women.

Govt, opposition must resolve crisis through parliament: HRCP

The opposition and the government must hold serious and meaningful dialogue in Parliament to resolve the ongoing political crisis in the interest of the people, concluded HRCP in its meeting. It forewarned politicians against looking towards the military for any mediation

Polls within 90 days: Govt, opposition split over SC verdict

There is still no clarity on whether polls in KP&Punjab will be held within 90 days as govt&opposition bicker over the SC 3-2 verdict on Wednesday that ruled provincial polls be held within the constitutional timeframe.

Minorities voice demand for direct elections on minority seats

The minority community demand dual-voting rights to allow them to directly elect their representatives on reserved seats, but activists point out it would mark the return of the separate electorate system.

SC begins suo motu hearing on Punjab, KP poll dates amid call for reconstituting...

On a suo motu on the Punjab&KP poll dates, the SC has issued notices to President, both governors, ECP, and provincial AGs for Feb 27.

Irfan Qadir Clarifies Decision-Making Process for Provincial Assembly Elections in Pakistan

SAPM on Legal Reforms, Irfan Qadir, clarifies that the decision to announce the provincial assembly election date falls under ECP, not the Governor. The ECP must follow the spirit of the constitution & ensure fair, transparent & impartial elections in line with democracy.

Rights Watch | 2 February 2023

Teacher Accused of Brutally Assaulting Student, Resulting in Suspension of School's Registration A schoolteacher in Korangi hit a student with a stick, causing fractures in...

Labourer’s daughter defeats big names in local body polls

Parveen Sheikh, the daughter of a poor labourer, astonished political pundits after she scored a seat in local body polls in Khairpur, besting big names backed by major political parties.

Sindh Bar Council elections back on track after protests die down

According to the notification released on Friday in Karachi, RO Salman Talibuddin, also the Advocate General (AG) Sindh, said that no member would be allowed entry to cast votes in the polling area without wearing a mask and will have to provide satisfactory evidence of being enrolled with the SBC.