RAWALPINDI: The Election Commission of Pakistan has requisitioned the armed forces under the constitution to assist in the free, fair and transparent general elections. This was stated by Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations Major General Asif Ghafoor. He said that requisition had been made under Article 220 and 245 of the constitution. He said the army shall undertake the mandated duty enabling people to freely exercise their democratic right in safe and secure environment. Article 220 states that it shall be…
ISLAMABAD: The government in a statement at the floor of Senate informed the house that the military has not been deployed in Islamabad to control the rallies but troops summoned to secure the sensitive points in the federal capital, ARY News reported on Tuesday.
ISLAMABAD: A full bench of Islamabad High Court (IHC), hearing the case filed against military deployment in Islamabad under Article 245 of the constitution, has sent a notice to the Ministry for Defence for submitting an answer in the court, ARY News reports.
MULTAN: Former Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani has blamed the federal government for the political turmoil in Pakistan and said that he would have welcomed the long marches of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to Islamabad, ARY News reports.
ISLAMABAD: A larger bench of Islamabad High Court (IHC) will hear the case filed against military deployment in Islamabad under Article 245 of the constitution on Tuesday (today), ARY News reports.
ISLAMABAD: The government has started taking steps to thwart the opposition parties protest march towards capital Islamabad and summoned heavy contingents of the law enforcement personnel to the federal capital, ARY News reported on Monday.
ISLAMABAD: A full bench of Islamabad High Court (IHC) will start hearing the case filed against deployment of military in the capital under Article 245 of the constitution on Tuesday (tomorrow), ARY News reports.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan fully defended the decision of deployment of military in Islamabad and said that there is no political motive behind it, ARY News reports.
ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah has said that the government has deployed the military in Islamabad out of fear of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) long march on 14th August, ARY News reports.