The fate of Punjab hangs in the balance as the Supreme Court reopens the hearing of the Election Commission’s plea.

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has resumed hearing the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) plea for a review of the court’s order that had scheduled the Punjab Assembly elections on May 14. During the last hearing, the SC instructed the ECP to take action and inquire from the federal government about the lack of funds […]

The haunting question remains: why did ECP withhold their recommendation for same-day polls from the president, prompts CJP Bandial.

The Chief Justice of Pakistan, Umar Ata Bandial, has asked the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) why it did not advise President Arif Alvi on holding polls across the country on the same day. The question arose as a three-member bench of the Supreme Court heard a petition by the ECP requesting that the court […]

The clock ticks as PTI’s desperate plea for four months’ time to reply in the funding case is forcefully rejected by the unforgiving ECP.

The Election Commission of Pakistan has rejected a plea by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) for four months to file a response to a show-cause notice in the case relating to forfeiture of prohibited funds the party received. The commission ordered PTI to file its reply by the next date of hearing on 30 May. The […]

Delay in High Court judgement on ECP notices served to former governor and CM heightens suspense.

The Peshawar High Court in Pakistan has adjourned a hearing into three petitions against notices issued to leaders of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, including former governor Shah Farman, former chief minister Mahmood Khan and former ministers Anwer Zeb and Muhibullah, for violating the revised code of conduct for local body elections in 2022. The adjournment […]