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Sattar and Khan groups come up with separate names for Senate candidates

Sattar and Khan groups come up with separate names for Senate candidates

Amir Khan announces six names for Senate race against four suggested by Farooq Sattar Khawaja Izharul Hassan says MQM-P will remain united KARACHI: The fissure in the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) seems

FATA MNAs decry ‘low horse power’

After the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) parliamentarians were left high and dry by the issuance of a late Wednesday night presidential order which constrained their voting power to a singular, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Thursday pleaded the government to revoke the ordinance passed hours before the Senate polls on Thursday, while Islamabad High Court (IHC) was also moved in this regard.

PML-N takes the cake, PPP eyes cherry

The Senate elections brought a mix bag of good and bad news for the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) as the party, which although claimed Punjab and Islamabad, fell short of its expected results in Balochistan where two of its candidates lost to political nobodies.

Senate polling suspended in Punjab, KP assemblies on rigging claims

With stage set for the election of 52 new members of the Upper House of the Parliament today at the federal capital and four provincial assemblies, top political leadership seems clueless on the fate of their candidates as the lawmakers may violate party discipline amid claims of use of illicit money being used for horse-trading.