15 candidates of merged districts withdraw nomination papers

People have great expectations from new tribal representatives

Over 2.8 million voters are registered in tribal districts and 26 percent voters used their right to vote in the July 20 elections.

Tribal MPAs say they will focus on basic facilities in merged districts

The newly elected members of KP Assembly from tribal districts say they will focus on basic facilities of life to people in their respective constituencies.

Panel discussion: Courts, administration must function inside merged districts

Experts in Badloon program of TNN have welcomed the shifting of courts and deputy commissioners offices inside merged tribal districts.

People hail shifting of courts, offices inside merged districts

The KP Home Department has informed DCs of Khyber, Orakzai and South Waziristan to shift their offices inside these districts within three months.

Panel discussion: Women voters to shape outcome of tribal districts elections

Women candidates directly contesting elections in tribal districts have said support of women voters can be decisive factor in the outcome of elections.

‘Women’s participation in elections to bring positive change’

The Election Commission and other relevant departments have accelerated preparations for upcoming elections in tribal districts on July 20.

ECP says measures taken to facilitate women voters in tribal elections

Political parties did not give much importance to women candidates in the past, but the situation has changed during recent times.

Delay of few days in polls won’t affect voters’ priorities: Shaukat Yousafzai

All political parties except the PTI are blaming the government for delaying polls for vested interests. The KP government strongly rejects this assertion.

Candidates, tribal citizens have mixed views about polls delay

Preparations for first ever KP Assembly polls in merged districts originally scheduled to be held on July 02 are underway since last few months.

Tribal polls: Delay will give time to candidates for campaigning

Analysts say that delay in elections in tribal districts has not only affected the contesting candidates, but it can also impact the process of democracy.

Committees formed to expedite reforms in merged districts: Ajmal Wazir

One year after the completion of merger of erstwhile Fata with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the provincial government has achieved some milestones.

Panel discussion: Benefits of merger haven’t reached to common man

Experts in a panel discussion arranged by TNN said the benefits of the FATA merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have not reached to the common man.