The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has triumphed as the highly anticipated results of Karachi’s local government elections came in, with the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) trailing behind, and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) a distant third. According to the official results, out of the 235 union committees (UCs) in Karachi, PPP secured victories on 93 UCs, JI has […] The post PPP Dominates Karachi LG Elections As PTI’s Mayoral Hopeful Stands Defeated appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
THATTA: “What should we expect from elections when we are struggling for every meal?”, asked Mumal Malah who did not seem eager to go cast her vote in the Var area on Sunday, as the turnout remained lower than anticipated in districts Thatta and Sujawal. The reason behind the dismal turnout in these parts of […] The post PPP Dominant In Thatta, Sujawal And Badin LG Polls Despite Low Turnout appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
President Arif Alvi has “returned unsigned” an amendment bill which would have increased the number of existing union councils in Islamabad, saying the amendment to the law would “further delay local government elections”. The move comes a day after the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) challenged Islamabad high court’s orders to hold local government elections […] The post President Withholds Assent From Bill Amending Islamabad Local Govt Law appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.