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PPP asks PML-N to withdraw candidate from NA-249 constituency

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) candidate from NA-249 Qadir Mandokhail, on Sunday has asked the PML-N to back-out its candidate for the constituency as he filed his nomination papers against Faisal Vawda whose seat later got vacated by the action of National Assembly (NA). He said that only PPP has the right to field the candidate and…

ANP announces candidate for vacancy of NA-249 constituency

Awami National Party (ANP), on Sunday has announced its candidate for contesting elections on the vacancy of NA-249 constituency. As per the sources, the ANP has nominated Haji Aurangzeb Buneri to contest polls in NA-249 from its ticket after the seat was vacated by Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda on the same day he was…

Senate chairman election are ‘stolen’ says Bilawal

Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Friday that the Senate chairman election was stolen. Inb an address to media, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari accused the presiding officer of rejecting their candidate Yousaf Raza Gillani’s seven votes unlawfully. “We have won the election for Senate chairman,”…

Mirza Afridi to establish office as Deputy Chairman Senate

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Mirza Afridi has been elected to establish the office as Deputy Chairman Senate on Friday. As per the sources, out of the total 98 votes polled, PTI’s Mirza Afridi secured 54 votes while his rival and candidate of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) Abdul Ghafoor Haideri received 44 votes. Mirza…

PPP decides to challenge Sadiq Sanjrani’s victory: sources

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has decided to challenge the victory of Sadiq Sanjrani as chairman Senate after its candidate Yousuf Raza Gilani lost owing to the seven rejected votes during the elections. According to sources, the party has decided to challenge the victory of Sadiq Sanjrani in the election tribunal. Senator Sadiq Sanjrani took…

Senate chairman election: Sadiq Sanjrani defeats Yousaf Raza Gillani

Sadiq Sanjrani has emerged as the winner of the Senate chairman election, defeating Opposition candidate Yousaf Raza Gillani. Amid a raging controversy over the alleged sale and purchase of votes and allegations flying thick and heavy between the Opposition and the government, the knife-edge elections for the posts of Senate chairman and deputy…

Senate elections: PPP seeks JI support for PDM candidate

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has telephoned Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami and desired his support for PDM candidate in Senate Chairman election. As per sources, the two leaders also discussed the current political situation. Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami responded to Bilawal Bhutto that he would take a decision only after consulting…

Senate elections: PDM nominates Yousaf Gillani as joint candidate for…

The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) has nominated former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gillani as its joint candidate for the upcoming election for the post of Senate chairman. The decision by the Opposition alliance was taken during a meeting chaired by PDM chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman in Islamabad today. The future strategy to oust the PTI-led…

Yousaf Raza Gillani eyes MQM-P support in top Senate post

Former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani, who was PDM’s joint candidate for Senate seat from Islamabad, has said that he seeks the support of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) in the election of Senate Chairman. According to details, a delegation of MQM-P met with newly elected Senator Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani of Pakistan Peoples…

PDM to boycott NA session for PM’s vote of confidence

The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) has decided on Friday to boycott the next session of the National Assembly (NA) in which Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan will take a vote of confidence of the parliamentarians. As per details, the suggestion boycotting the session was floated by Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief and head of the…

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