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Provinces refuse to pay full bill of LB Polls

ISLAMABAD: The provincial governments have refused to bear total expenses of the local government elections, ARY News reported on Tuesday.  Citing sources, ARY News reported that the federal ministry of finance had told the provincial governments to provide funds to the election commission for holding local bodies polls in respective provinces.  All federating units informed the finance ministry that under the 18th constitutional amendment holding elections is the responsibility of the Election Commission of Pakistan,…

Imran demands LB Polls under judicial oversight

LAHORE: PTI chairman Imran Khan has demanded election of local bodies under the supervision of judiciary, ARY News reported on Saturday.  Addressing a press conference in Lahore,  Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) said that the PTI-led provincial government will introduce biometric system for local bodies elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.  Imran Khan said that his party will hold countrywide protests against price hike and the rising cost of living in Pakistan on December 22nd. 

Sindh decides to hold LB Polls on Jan 18

KARACHI: The government of Sindh has decided to hold local bodies elections on January 18, ARY News reported on Friday.  The provincial government had earlier informed the election commission that the province could not hold the local government polls on January 18, as decided by the ECP in compliance to the orders of the Supreme Court.  The province had informed the election commission that preparations for holding the election yet to be completed. The provincial government has now decided to hold the local bodies polls…

Sindh says, could not hold LB Polls on May 18

KARACHI: The government of Sindh has expressed its inablity to hold local bodies polls in the province on January 18, in coming year, ARY News reported on Thursday. The election commission will announce the schedule for local government elections on December 13th (tomorrow). The election commission rejected the provincial government's request for further delay in local bodies elections in Sindh. Provincial Chief Secretary today held a meeting with Acting Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) again and said the province could…