“ECP’s latest move sends shivers as they file a petition in SC seeking review of Punjab poll order accused of lacking ‘judicial restraint’.”

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has filed a petition in the Supreme Court to reconsider a ruling stating that polls in Punjab must take place on 14 May. The ECP argues that the verdict disregards the country’s constitution, laws and previous judgments. An apex court of Pakistan had declared that 14 May should be […]

Asad Qaiser suggests PTI’s openness to amending the constitution for a one-time extension of poll date.

Asad Qaiser, a leader of Pakistan’s Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), has called on the government to publicly declare its willingness to engage in talks with his party, and expressed concerns that the simmering frustration among Pakistanis could threaten the country’s stability. Qaiser has said his party would also consider constitutional amendments to adjust the election schedule beyond […]

New Punjab poll date fixed on May 14 by SC after declaring ECP’s order to postpone elections as unconstitutional.

Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ruled that the forthcoming provincial election in Punjab should take place on 14 May 2023, despite the government’s desire to delay the polls. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had earlier cancelled the previous election schedule, which would have seen the vote on 30 April. The Court’s judgement stated that neither […]

Another judge exits, causing uncertainty in SC bench amid Poll delay case

A new four-member Supreme Court (SC) bench resumed hearing Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) petition against the Election Commission of Pakistan’s decision to delay polls to the Punjab Assembly; however, Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhail has distanced himself from the bench.  Justice Aminuddin Khan also withdrew himself from the bench stating he was a signatory to an order […]

Poll delay case to be heard by new bench tomorrow following Justice Aminuddin’s withdrawal

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has taken up the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party’s petition against the Election Commission of Pakistan’s decision to delay polls in Punjab. The case was originally heard by a five-member bench which was dissolved after Justice Aminuddin Khan distanced himself from the bench. However, the SC has said that a new […]

EU workers lack skills to green the economy, EIB poll finds

EU میں گرین ٹیکنالوجی میں سرمایہ کاری کو ہنر مند کارکنوں کی کمی کی وجہ سے روکا جا رہا ہے۔ یورپی انویسٹمنٹ بینک 12,500 سے زائد کاروباری اداروں اور 680 کے قریب حکام کے سروے سے پتہ چلا ہے۔ یہ انتباہ اس وقت سامنے آیا ہے جب EU سبز سرمایہ کاری کے لیے امریکہ سے […]