Malik Waris Khan said the existing judicial and patwar system in the country has many flaws and extension of this system to Fata will create further problems.
Women candidates directly contesting elections in tribal districts have said support of women voters can be decisive factor in the outcome of elections.
The existing Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) has always been under criticism from different quarters, while the...
The KP government has extended the RTI law to tribal districts under which the applicants can get information through a simple procedure.
After merger with KP, tribal districts got 16 seats in the KP Assembly and six in National Assembly on the basis of the latest population census.
The FATA reforms package could not be implemented eight months after its approval by the federal cabinet. Member National Assembly from Khyber Agency Al-Haaj...
National Finance Commission (NFC) funds should be released immediately to ensure swift development of tribal districts after merger with KP.
PESHAWAR: The Election Commission of Pakistan will begin delimitation in former tribal areas in October next month that would be completed in December.
The issue of administrative reforms in FATA is being discussed on the national level for the last two years. However, the process has faced delays due to political and other differences. The FATA Political Alliance and Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehreek have started protests and sit-ins to pressurise the government to accelerate the reforms process and abolish the controversial Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law.
All political parties except the PTI are blaming the government for delaying polls for vested interests. The KP government strongly rejects this assertion.
Eminent legal expert Fazal Shah Mohmand says the centuries-old Jirga system will survive in the tribal districts even after arrival of the judicial system.
The parliament of Pakistan has passed the bill of extending judiciary to FATA. The bill has become a law after it was signed by...