ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani authorities did not succeed in ensuring level playing ground for all parties, their candidates, activists and voters, said the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan which recommended a serious initiative to revamp the Election Commission of Pakistan.
WASHINGTON: Asserting that he has given a new meaning to “development” during his 12-year rule in Gujarat, Chief Minister Mr Narendra Modi has said that the greatest challenge facing India is restoring the trust of the people.
BEIJING: Hailing the “proper settlement” of the recent border stand off between the two armies in Ladakh as a reflection of “mature handling” of Sino-Indian ties, China on Monday formally announced its new Premier Mr Li Keqiang’s visit to India, the first stop of his maiden foreign tour.
ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: Mr Nawaz Sharif was poised for a record third term as Pakistan Prime Minister with his PML-N party on Sunday taking an unassailable lead in parliamentary elections, which was welcomed by India with whom he pledged to restart the peace process.
ISLAMABAD: Cricketer-turned-politician Mr Imran Khan seems to have bowled an over pitched delivery in Pakistan’s general elections by winning far lesser seats than what he expected, but has yorked everyone out in the troubled Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province where his party is set to emerge as the single largest.
ISLAMABAD: Many stalwarts of Pakistani politics, including former prime minister Mr Raja Pervez Ashraf, bit the dust in the polls that saw a large number of people exercising their vote for a historic democratic transition.