Last Updated : Nov 20 2018 9:35PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Over 71% voter turnout recorded in 2nd phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls            49th International Film Festival of India begins            Eight Indian pugilists to play quarter-finals of Women's World Boxing Championships            Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Former Minister Manju Verma surrenders before court            J&K: 4 terrorists killed, army para commando martyred in encounter with security forces in Shopian district           

International News

Oct 15, 2018
6:06PM

Pakistan: Opposition alliance led by PML-N gains five more parliamentary seats in by-polls

NSD Logo
In Pakistan, the Opposition alliance led by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif's PML-N gained five more parliamentary seats in by-polls, reducing ruling Prime Minister Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party's margin in delicately balanced National Assembly. 

Elections were held yesterday for 11 National Assembly constituencies and 24 provincial assemblies seats.

The Election Commission of Pakistan said, the PML-N and the PTI won four seats each of the National Assembly whereas Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid won two seats and MMA one seat. 

The PTI won 11 seats of the provincial assemblies while the PML-N won seven. The Pakistan Peoples Party and Awami National Party won two each and independent candidates were elected on two seats.

In by-polls, Khan's party lost two seats vacated by him. Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who had lost the July 25 elections from two constituencies, easily defeated PTI's Ghulam Mohiuddin Dewan in an almost one-sided contest. 

Most of the seats where by-polls were held had been vacated by those elected on more than one seat in the general elections.

Now the opposition numbers have increased by five more seats in the National Assembly, while the ruling alliance secured six more seats. 

   Related News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 20 (Nov) Midday News 20 (Nov) News at Nine 20 (Nov) Hourly 20 (Nov) (2000hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 20 (Nov) दोपहर समाचार 20 (Nov) समाचार संध्या 20 (Nov) प्रति घंटा समाचार 20 (Nov) (1900hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 20 (Nov) Khabrein(Day) 20 (Nov) Khabrein(Eve) 19 (Nov)
Aaj Savere 20 (Nov) Parikrama 20 (Nov) Lok Ruchi Samachar 18 (Nov)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 20 (Nov) Samayki 20 (Nov) Sports Scan 20 (Nov) Spotlight/News Analysis 20 (Nov)
    Public Speak Country wide 15 (Nov) Surkhiyon Mein 15 (Nov) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 14 (Nov) Vaad-Samvaad 20 (Nov) Money Talk 20 (Nov) Current Affairs 16 (Nov)

 

 

 

 

× All donations towards the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund(PMNRF) and the National Defence Fund(NDF) are notified for 100% deduction from taxable income under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act,1961""