By: عزيز الله همدرد , Date:15/04/2019
KABUL (Pajhwok): Six presidential candidates and a number of political parties deem the upcoming Consultative Loya Jirga for peace as ‘an election campaign’ and refuse to participate in it.... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:10/04/2019
KABUL (Pajhwok): Many experts say 67 pieces of legislation are awaiting approval from the lower house of parliament which was to be inaugurated on March 7 as per the law. The Wolesi Jirga elections w... Read More
By: naheed bashrdost , Date:10/04/2019
KABUL (Pajhwok): A new survey report shows insecurity, culture of impunity and violence against women have negative impact on the gender’s participation in elections. The survey was conducte... Read More

KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential candidate Rahmatullah Nabil has accused the National Unity Government (NUG) of politicizing the security forces and running parallel institutions which put a question mark over the system’s legitimacy and multiplied economic and security challenges.


KABUL (Pajhwok): Hawa Alam Nuristani has been appointed as new head of the AfghanistanIndependent Election Commission (IEC) and Sayed Esmatullah Mal as deputy head and Musafar Quqandi as spokesman of the electoral body, an official said Tuesday.


KABUL (Pajhwok): Election oversight institutes say four Wolesi Jirga candidates and one agriculture graduate were chosen against merit and independency among the newly-elected election commissioners.
On February 12, President Ashraf Ghani decreed the dismissal of the election commissioners after amending the electoral law.

KABUL (Pajhwok): Election oversight institutes on Saturday said the voting process to elect new election commissioners was transparent, but the elected figures were not capable of leading or managing polls.


All Elections News

By: عزيز الله... , Date:15/04/2019

6 presidential candidates so far boycott Loya Jirga

KABUL (Pajhwok): Six presidential candidates and a number of political pa... Read More


By: Azizullah... , Date:07/04/2019

Invalid Kabul, Takhar votes: Protesting candidates

KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of protesting Wolesi Jirga candidates... Read More


By: Azizullah... , Date:20/02/2019

Political parties want IEC technical staff sacked as...

KABUL (Pajhwok): Political parties and movements have termed the sacking... Read More

Provincial Council

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By: Pajhwok R... , Date:17/09/2015

E-ID cards vital t...

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Provincial Council (PC) of northeastern Badakhshan provin... Read More


By: Pajhwok R... , Date:10/04/2019

67 bills await new Parliament’s inauguration

KABUL (Pajhwok): Many experts say 67 pieces of legislation are awaiting a... Read More


By: Azizullah... , Date:17/04/2019
KABUL (Pajhwok): A presidential runner says nobody reserves the right to... Read More


By: Wolesi Jirga electio... , Date:17/10/2018

Wolesi Jirga election campaign ends tonight

KABUL (Pajhwok): A 20-day long campaigning by candidates contesting Satur... Read More