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Polling underway in NA-258 and PB-5 amid tight security

QUETTA: The polling for by-elections on NA-258 and PB-5 is underway on Thursday (today) amid tight security, ARY NEWS reported. According to details, the polling is currently in progress in 23 polling stations of National Assembly seat of NA-258 (Loralai-Musakhail-Ziarat) and 75 polling stations of PB-5 (Quetta-V). As many as 52,579 registered voters – 30,034 men and 22,545 women are exercising their right of vote. The election process, which started from 8:00 am in the morning will continue till 5:00 pm without any…

PPP’s Baloch wins NA-258 by-election

KARACHI: According to unofficial and unconfirmed results, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)’s Abdul Hakeem Baloch won the by-elections on National Assembly seat in constituency NA-258 here on Monday, ARY News reported. The PPP candidate has reportedly bagged more than 80, 000 votes. The party supporters resorted to celebrations as the unofficial results mentioned. Earlier, Abdul Hakeem Baloch contested on this seat for general elections in 2013, as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) and won by 52, 751 votes.…

Karachi: Polling for NA-258 by-election underway

KARACHI: Polling begins on Monday morning, in NA-258, a National Assembly constituency in suburban areas of Karachi, ARY News reported. Fourteen candidates of different political parties and independents have been in the field for the contest. There are 408,613 registered voters in the constituency. The seat fell vacant after Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Abdul Hakeem Baloch had resigned from the party and joined Pakistan People's Party (PPP). Baloch is now contesting the by-election on the ticket of…

PTI to boycott NA-258 by-election in Karachi

KARACHI: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has decided to boycott the NA-258 by-election scheduled to be held on November 24.  The party's candidate Muhammad Hanif Bangash will also quit the by-polls. PTI Karachi President Firdous Naqvi alleges that the Pakistan People's Party has planned for massive rigging and voter buying in the election. Naqvi also claimed that the PPP has sanctioned billions of development funds for the constituency, which is gross violation of the election code of conduct. ECP releases polling…

Karachi: ECP issues final list of candidates for NA-258 by-polls

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued the final list of candidates contesting the by-elections from NA-258 Karachi constituency, ARY News reported. The seat fell vacant after former minister of state and PML-N leader Abdul Hakeem Baloch had resigned from the party and joined Pakistan People's Party (PPP). Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) has not fielded any candidate in the by-election. Baloch contesting the election on the PPP ticket along with 16 candidates from different political…