Today's outlook: SC verdict on Senate election voting

Notes from the newsroom
Feb 18, 2021

Here are some of the stories we will be following today [Thursday]:

  • The Supreme Court will announce its verdict on the presidential reference on holding open ballots during the upcoming Senate elections. The attorney-general has submitted his reply in court and the electoral body has taken notice of it.
  • Scrutiny of nomination papers submitted by candidates of the Senate election is under way.
  • The PM's complaint cell has issued a notice to passport DG for not responding to public queries.
  • The registrar of the Islamabad High Court has filed a petition against 21 lawyers for misconduct. A case will be heard by a three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Athar Minallah.
  • Sialkot's district monitoring officer has summoned Assistant to Punjab CM Firdous Ashiq Awan for 'violating code of conduct'.
  • PML-N's Khawaja Asif will be presented before an accountability court in Lahore.
  • Prime Minister Imran Khan has delegated responsibility for the Senate election campaign to ministers.

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