14 May 2011
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has announced to return to his homeland to revamp his party and contest the 2013 general elections.
16 Jun 2011
The Pakistan Election Commission has allowed 14 new political parties to contest the next general elections. However, the election commission did not discuss the application filed by former president Pervez Musharraf for registration of his party, the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), a newspaper reported.
01 Apr 2013
Bookies in the Pakistani garrison city of Rawalpindi have set aside cricket matches to take bets on the May 11 polls as many people are ready to stake big money on all developments linked to the general election.
13 May 2013
PML-N supporters on Sunday celebrated the victory of Nawaz Sharif's party in general election that marked the first democratic transition in Pakistan's troubled history.
23 Jan 2013
Firebrand cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, who led a massive protest demanding electoral reforms in Pakistan, has announced that he and his family will not contest the upcoming general election to discourage "dynastic politics".
25 Apr 2013
Seven persons, including two policemen, were killed on Thursday in two separate incidents of violence in Pakistan's restive northwest, adding to concerns about security ahead of next month's general election.
25 Nov 2011
Free, fair and transparent elections will be held on time in 2013, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani who stressed that the government was not facing any threat.
30 Jul 2012
President Asif Ali Zardari has squelched speculation about a possible delay in Pakistan's general election, saying the polls will be held on time and in a fair, free and impartial manner.
09 Nov 2015
Nay Pyi Taw: The new chairman of Myanmar's ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), U Htay Oo, has been defeated in the general elections, the party said today.
06 Jan 2012
The ruling Pakistan People's Party has decided to hold the general election and the polls to the Senate ahead of schedule against the backdrop of rampant speculation that the government may not be able to complete its tenure, according to media reports on Friday.