Post Tagged with: "Pakistan elections"

Khan's supporters at a victory rally in Jackson Heights on July 26. (Photo by Mohammad Farrukh)

In NYC’s Pakistani Enclaves, Most Cheer Imran Khan

Featured Posts, Metro Area, Politics, South Asian July 30, 2018 at 5:22 pm

Most members of the Pakistani community hope Imran Khan will usher in cleaner government and improving relations with the U.S.

Did Pakistanis Vote for a Tiger or a Lion?

Did Pakistanis Vote for a Tiger or a Lion?

When supporters of Pakistan’s prime minister-elect Mian Nawaz Sharif stamped their approval on his PML-N party’s election symbol of a tiger, were they really voting for a lion? Newspaper editors, party supporters and members of the New York Pakistani community are not really sure.

Pakistan’s Historic Elections ‘Not Perfect,’ but a Start

Pakistan’s Historic Elections ‘Not Perfect,’ but a Start

New York, Politics, South Asian May 15, 2013 at 4:26 pm

As Pakistan moves towards a historic transition to a second democratically elected government in a row, the community here in New York is having mixed reactions to the results amid allegations of voting irregularities.

Opinion: Will Pakistan Vote for a New Direction?

Opinion: Will Pakistan Vote for a New Direction?

Opinion, Politics, South Asian May 10, 2013 at 5:18 pm

The world is anxiously watching Pakistan’s election. At stake is not just the control of parliamentary institutions, which will give birth to a new government, but the direction the country is headed into.

Pakistani Election Violence Reverberates in NYC

Pakistani Election Violence Reverberates in NYC

Politics, South Asian April 29, 2013 at 5:22 pm

Supporters of a Pakistani political party stage a noisy demonstration in front of U.N. headquarters to protest the Taliban’s bloody bombing campaign against the country’s three major secular parties. Protesters said the violence would skew the election results.