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Zardari holds 'national, international conspiracies' responsible for PPP's defeat in polls May 21, 12:50 pm
Lahore, May 21 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has claimed that "conspiracies" hatched by national and international institutions led to the Pakistan Peoples Party's defeat in the general elections.
Sydney, May 19 (ANI): Iran has reportedly gone into 'internet coma' by tightening internet controls ahead of next month's presidential election, mindful of violent protests inspired last time around over claims of fraud.
Iran council cleric says 'woman on ballot' not 'approved by law' May 17, 3:08 pm
London, May 17 (ANI): Iran's constitutional body, the Guardian Council, has ruled out women's participation in presidential elections as candidates.
'Taliban supported government has come into power in Pakistan' May 17, 10:48 am
Lahore, May 17 (ANI): Tehreek-e-Minhajul Quran (TMQ) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri has said that a "Taliban supported government" has come into power after "strange elections" where both the winners and losers have staged protests against rigging.
Imran Khan gives 3-day ultimatum to Pak election commission to probe 'rigging' issue May 16, 2:29 pm
Lahore, May 16 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has given a three day ultimatum to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to probe rigging in the general elections otherwise his party would launch protests across the country against the ECP.
Lahore, May 16 (ANI): Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has vowed to cooperate with incoming Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on terrorism and other major challenges following key elections.
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), May 16 (ANI): Polling for Panchayat elections and the first time municipal elections began across Arunachal Pradesh at 7 a.m. this morning.
Lausanne (Switzerland), May 15 (ANI): The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Wednesday agreed to have fresh elections and hold another Annual General Meeting (AGM) within a month to select their representatives, paving the way for its return to the Olympic fold after a ban was imposed on it last year.
Nawaz Sharif pays 'make up' visit to ailing Imran Khan May 15, 4:42 pm
Lahore, May 15 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has declared a moratorium on all the bruising duels he had with Imran Khan in the run-up to the 2013 elections, and has visited the ailing Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader in the hospital to ask him to let bygones be bygones.
Pak's PPP to issue white paper on 'rigging in Punjab' May 15, 11:31 am
Karachi, May 15 (ANI): The Secretary General of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has said that massive rigging took place in the Punjab during the elections and that a white paper would be issued after collecting evidence in this regard.
London, May 14(ANI): After winning the elections in Pakistan, to-be prime minister Nawaz Sharif of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), has asked former cricketer and now chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e- Insaaf (PTI), Imran Khan, to 'show sportsman's spirit' and stop saying that the polls were rigged.
Kolkata, May 14 (ANI): The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday directed the holding of three phased Panchayat elections in West Bengal next month.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Essentially, or broadly, the vote in Pakistan's recent elections has been democratic despite the usual complaints of rigging and booth capturing.
Pakistani ambassador to US resigns after election defeat May 14, 11:40 am
Islamabad, May 14 (Xinhua-ANI): Pakistan's ambassador to the United States, Sherry Rehman, has resigned after her Pakistan Peoples Party faced defeat in general elections, state media reported Tuesday.
First Sikh nominated to Provincial Assembly in Pakistan May 13, 8:04 pm
Amritsar, May 13 (ANI): In a major initiative, the Pakistan Muslim League (N) which has registered a landslide victory in Pakistan elections, today nominated first Sikh member Ramesh Singh Arora to the provincial assembly.
Lahore, May 13 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif, who emerged victorious in Saturday's general elections, has said he would invite Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his oath-taking ceremony to Islamabad.
Karachi, May 13 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is likely to appoint upcoming politician Mohammad Hamza Shahbaz Sharif as its chairman, following his uncle Nawaz Sharif's victory in the Pakistan general elections.
'Nawaz Sharif's win good news for India' May 13, 2:41 pm
London, May 13 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif, who emerged victorious in Pakistan's general elections, wants to end the country's decades-old feud with India and put Pakistan's meddlesome generals in their place.
Lahore, May 13 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has rated the May 11 elections in the country as the "most poorly managed affair", and has recommended a serious initiative to revamp the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), redefine its priorities and reduce bureaucrats' meddling in political affairs.
Pakistani cricket stars felicitate Nawaz Sharif on victory May 13, 1:18 pm
Islamabad, May 13 (ANI): Pakistani cricket stars welcomed the victory of Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif in the general elections and hoped he, being a sportsman himself, will play an active role in bringing international sports back to Pakistan in a short span of time.
Siddaramaiah sworn-in as Karnataka CM (Lead:Siddaramaiah) May 13, 12:29 pm
Bangalore, May 13 (ANI): K. Siddaramaiah, who led the Congress Party to victory in the May 5 assembly elections in Karnataka, took oath as the state's 22nd chief minister on Monday.
Too early to invite Nawaz Sharif to India: BJP tells PM May 13, 11:18 am
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): A day after Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh congratulated Nawaz Sharif and his Pakistan Muslim League- (Nawaz) (PML-N) party over their convincing victory in the May 11 general elections, and invited him to visit India, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said the government should have waited till Pakistan's attitude towards India improved before inviting him over.
Siddaramaiah to be sworn-in as Karnataka CM today May 13, 10:01 am
Bangalore, May 13 (ANI): Siddaramaiah, who led the Congress party to victory in the assembly elections in Karnataka, will take oath as the 22nd chief minister of the state today.
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday applauded Nawaz Sharif and his party Pakistan Muslim League- (Nawaz) (PML-N) for their convincing victory in the recently concluded elections and conveyed India's desire to work with him to chart "a new course" in India-Pakistan relations.
Indian leaders welcome Sharif's win in Pak polls May 12, 5:25 pm
Jabalpur/Nandiad/Srinagar/Mumbai, May 12 (ANI): Leaders of various political parties in India on Sunday welcomed the victory of Pakistan Muslim League0Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nawaz Sharif in the May 11 general elections in Pakistan.
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