The “second democratic transition” in Pakistan was marred with pre-poll suicide attacks which killed three contestants as well as scores of their supporters especially in Quetta.
Equity and bond markets have welcomed Imran Khan's victory in Pakistan's disputed election, but the former cricket hero faces a tough slog to avert a currency crisis and implement long-term reforms needed to end decades of boom-and-bust cycles.
A European Union monitoring team says that the campaign for Pakistan’s general election this week featured a “lack of equality” that meant it was not a level playing field for all parties.
Pakistan Peoples Party's (PPP) Mahesh Kumar Malani becames the first non-Muslim to win a general seat in the National Assembly since the amendment in Legal Framework Order was passed in 2002 in Pakistan, he told Dawn today.
Pakistan's electoral commission is expected to announce the full results of a disputed election today, paving the way for the winner, former cricket hero Imran Khan, to begin searching for coalition partners.
In his first reaction over elections in Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, the incarcerated leader of the Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N), alleges that the polls have been “stolen”.
Election Commission (ECP) of Pakistan releases 95 per cent of the provisional results of National and the four provincial assemblies.
Pakistan's cricket legend Imran Khan declares victory in a divisive general election marred by a long delay in ballot counting and allegations of vote rigging by most opponents.
Unlike in the by-polls held for a National Assembly constituency in the city around a year ago, religious parties and groupings fail to make their presence felt in the July 25 general election.