ISLAMABAD, February 25, 2012: Restrictions by police and election officials on FAFEN observation, errors in new electoral rolls, interference of police in electoral matters, incidents of violence and procedural irregularities underlined the relatively low turnout by-elections in 10 national and provincial constituencies held on February 25, 2012, said Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Preliminary By-Election Observation Report. FAFEN will release its detailed report on February 27, 2012.Details
ISLAMABAD, February 24, 2012: Starting two hours and 20 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of 35th session of the Punjab Assembly lasted two hours and 35 minutes.
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ISLAMABAD, February 22: Starting an hour behind schedule, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Wednesday passed the National Disaster Management (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) (Amendment) Bill 2012 during the fourth sitting of the ongoing 23rd session.
ISLAMABAD, February 21, 2012: Starting an hour and 25 minutes behind schedule, the fifth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s session met for two hours and 35 minutes on Tuesday. The Speaker prorogued the session at 1400 but asked the Members to stay in the House as Federal Minister for Interior had to present the investigation report…Details
ISLAMABAD, February 20, 2012: Sanctioned posts for male staff were found to be vacant in police stations monitored in Punjab, Sindh and Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) during the October-December 2011 quarter, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report.Details
ISLAMABAD, February 20, 2012: The Senate passed the Constitution (Twentieth Amendment) Bill 2012 and the Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Bill 2012 during the second sitting of the ongoing session.
The upper House ofDetails
ISLAMABAD, February 17: Starting 58 minutes behind schedule, the second sitting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly continued to witness low attendance by Members. Only 40 were present at the start and 21 when the sitting was adjourned. The lack of Quorum was pointed out by a Member that prompted the adjournment of the sitting. The…Details
ISLAMABAD, February 17, 2012: Starting more than an hour behind schedule, the third sitting of Sindh Assembly’s ongoing session met for an hour and 57 minutes, witnessing low attendance by Members. There were 48 Members present at the start of the sitting and 66 at the end. Maximum number of members present at any point…Details