There are five National Assembly seats in Rawalpindi and two in Islamabad and the PML-N has taken five from those.
Victory for democracy as millions cast vote * NDI and ANFREL report appreciates high turnout despite threat of violence Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Showing courage and resolve in the face of deadly challenges, Pakistanis went to caste the vote on May 11 to elect a new government that will be a critical step in the country's... Twin cities show loyalty ... (more)
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has issued a notice to Bahria Town Chief Executive Officer Ali Riaz Malik and the Defence Housing Authority Rawalpindi secretary asking for their response about allegations that around 1,416 acres of lands had been encroached by both the housing schemes, owned by the Forest Department, and thus causing a loss of ... (more)
Supporters of the Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz hold a portrait of party leader Nawaz Sharif as they attend an election campaign rally in Rawalpindi May 7, 2013.
Pakistan's powerful generals and feudal landlords have managed to keep the people poor and uneducated and the country underdeveloped for years, but it appears that they are finally going to be swept from power this week as the wave of the people's desire for democracy has begun surging into a tsunami.
Incoming Pakistan PM good news for India: analysts NEW DELHI: India is hoping Nawaz Sharif's return to power in Pakistan will herald an upturn in ties between the nuclear rivals as long as he can keep the generals who ousted him last time at bay, analysts say.
On Saturday 11 May, Pakistan went to the polls, and the mood was jubilant. The international headlines may have described this as an election "marred by violence", but in much of the country, it was like a giant street party.
LAHORE: The Punjab government has approved twenty-one revised on-going development schemes of various sectors of the economy at an estimated cost of Rs.25717.507 million.
Deciding which police officers killed in the line of duty belong on a national memorial usually is driven by facts and presents few obstacles.
Many stalwarts of Pakistani politics, including ex-Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, bit the dust in the polls that saw a large number of people exercising their vote for a historic democratic transition.
The electoral gains of mainstream political parties - the PML-N, the PTI and the PPPP - varied from province to province, as the former overwhelmed the rivals in Punjab and the PTI dominated Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and some areas of Punjab.
Heavy turnout was witnessed in Rawalpindi as zealous male and female voters lined up at polling stations to cast their votes in historic general elections of Pakistan.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan is leading in NA-1 NA-122 NA-56 and NA-71 as initial results started pouring in after counting of votes began.