Tag Archives: Elections

Electoral Rolls (Amendment) Act 2016

Electoral Rolls (Amendment) Act 2016 Proposed and moved by: Senator Pervaiz Rashid (Minister-In-Charge) Status: Passed by the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) Summary: The Majlis-e-Shoora passed this Bill in order to amend the Electoral Rolls Act,


Umer Abdullah

Pakistan’s Case For Democracy

Pakistan’s Case For Democracy The American diplomat Richard Holbrooke pondered over a problem on an evening of September 1996 during the elections in Bosnia which were meant to restore civic life to


Javeria Younes

Religious Minority Representation In Political Process Conspicuously Absent

Religious Minority Representation In Political Process Conspicuously Absent Despite a lapse of 69 years, religious minority communities of the country lack representation in mainstream politics. A true representative democracy and constitutional politics

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Dr Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema

22nd Amendment Of The Constitution 1973: A Mixed Blessing

22nd Amendment Of The Constitution 1973: A Mixed Blessing Pakistani Parliament is in process of approving the 22nd amendment to the Constitution. The amendment proposes to introduce some changes in the manner

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Farrukh Dall

Role of Election Commission In Intra Party Elections

Role of Election Commission In Intra Party Elections The political parties play a pivotal role in fostering a constitutional and democratic political culture in a country. The intra-party elections and the practice

How Free and Fair Elections are Free and Fair in Pakistan?

How Free and Fair Elections are Free and Fair in Pakistan? We in Pakistan have come across the term “Free and Fair” over a considerable time now and every time a general

Candidate for Secretary LHCBA Presents His Manifesto

Candidate for Secretary LHCBA Presents His Manifesto   SHERJEEL ADNAN SHEIKH CANDIDATE FOR SECRETARY, Lahore High Court Bar Association (2016/2017)   ABOUT THE CANDIDATE: My name is Sherjeel Adnan Sheikh and I

Electoral System Suited to Pakistan and The Needful Reforms

Electoral System Suited to Pakistan and The Needful Reforms The preamble of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan 1973 elucidates, “the State shall exercise its powers and authority through the

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Democracy: Fact Or Fiction

Democracy: Fact Or Fiction So we are back to “saving democracy”. You may once have thought that accountability was a significant component of democracy, but apparently you were wrong, it is actually

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Farrukh Dall

NA 122: Should PTI Demand Legal Action Against Election Staff?

NA 122: Should PTI Demand Legal Action Against Election Staff? After examining the judgment of the Tribunal in NA 122 case and the relevant provisions of law, I have determined whether Pakistan