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A women polling station without voters

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SAHIWAL: Male residents of 111/9-L, Jahan Khan, upheld their 35-year-old “tradition” on Saturday by once again not allowing the women of the village to cast their votes in the 2013 general election. At the village located some 15km from Sahiwal city, 685 women are registered as voters but none of them turned out to cast […]

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Prisoners in Sindh’s 24 jails cast vote through postal ballot

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KARACHI: There will be no polling on May 11 in Sindh prisons because the prisoners, like inmates all over the country, have already cast their vote through postal ballot. According to a source in the Karachi Central Jail, there has never been any regular polling in any of the country’s prisons except for referendums. So […]

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Over 2,000 journalists may miss their right to vote

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ISLAMABAD: Over 2,000 journalists working in various media houses in Islamabad and Rawalpindi will not be able to cast their votes in their ancestral areas due to their duties on election day. The journalists, who belong to various parts of the country, have demanded of the Election Commission of Pakistan to devise a swift strategy […]

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