Javaid-ur-Rahman

  • TISLAMABAD    -   As National Assembly Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri has recently been restored on his seat, the joint opposition are set to strongly resist if the deputy speaker chairs the proceedings of upcoming session of lower house of parliament. The opposition parties ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -   While the court has referred the unresolved matter of appointment of two ECP members to Chairman Senate and National Assembly Speaker, the former has proposed to hold a meeting next week on the subject. The matter regarding pending appointment of two ECP ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - With its plan to stage long march-cum-sit-in, the opposition is also flexing muscles to create hullaballoo in the parliament as well. Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) Secretary General Ahsan Iqbal has said that the parliament would also witness hullaballoo during the days of ‘Azadi ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - PPP, the second largest opposition party, will seek support of opposition parties to help passing its amendment in rules and procedures related to the production order. The PPP has planned to propose legislation to amend rules about production order, which allows arrested lawmakers from ...

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  • TISLAMABAD          -     The government is indecisive to call national assembly session by the third week of current month, due to possible ‘Azadi march’ announced by JUI-F on October 27. It was in the tentative plan to summon national assembly session ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -   Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) will express its concern in the parliament for not calling the meeting of Council of Common Interests (CCI) despite passing of around eight months. “I will raise the matter for continuously ignoring the CCI meeting in ...

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  • TISLAMABAD       -    The parliamentary opposition parties are all set to register strong protest, if recently restored MNA Qasim Khan Suri chairs the upcoming national assembly session as deputy speaker. The main opposition parties (PPP-P, PML-N and JUI-F) are mulling a ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Apart from taking support of major opposition parties (PML-N and PPP-P), JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has started approaching religious parties of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) to inviting them to join him in the upcoming ‘Azadi March’. Fazl, a couple of days before, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -   The Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances, commonly known as the Missing Persons commission, mandated to trace missing persons, disposed of 4140 cases till 30th September this year. A total number of 6332 cases were received by the Missing ...

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  • TISLAMABAD      -     The major parliamentary opposition parties are contemplating to forcing the PTI government to summon the national assembly and conduct elections on vacant seat of deputy speaker. The joint opposition parties (PPP-P, PML-N and JUI-F) will soon start work ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - In order to give access to the general public to witness the proceedings of the National Assembly sessions, the Speaker Asad Qaiser inaugurated ‘Common Mans’ Gallery’ in the National Assembly Hall for the first time in parliamentary history. The initiative would help ...

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  • TISLAMABAD      -     The parliamentary opposition parties are planning to field a unanimous candidate on vacant seat of deputy speaker in the national assembly, as the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has recently de-notified Qasim Khan Suri as deputy speaker. The ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The 15th National Assembly, perhaps the shortest session of second parliamentary year of PTI’s government, on Wednesday suddenly prorogued without taking a single agenda item or any point of order. The opposition blamed of government that it deliberately prorogued the proceedings ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The opposition yesterday staged walkout of the National Assembly session while protesting against the alleged violation by the government side of rules to run the house proceedings. The opposition, giving reference of private members’ day, claimed the government should have given ...

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  • TISLAMABAD       -     The National Assembly Monday witnessed an eventful day as opposition parties, apart from making legislative business, demanded of the prime minister to take parliament into confidence over his US visit and also asked the chair to conduct elections ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The treasury and opposition parties are set to separately introduce legislation in favour and against the clause related to the production order, which permits arrested members of the House to attend the proceedings. The lawmakers from both sides might move their separate bills in ...

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  • TISLAMABAD       -     President Arif Alvi has summoned a National Assembly session on coming Monday (September 30), in which, PTI’s government will share details of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s US visit and other related matters. The session, which may ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Government and Opposition members are set to lock horns over the possible amendment in rules and procedure of ‘production orders’, which permit arrested lawmakers to attend the proceedings of Parliament and Standing Committee meetings. The Opposition parties are planning to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -    While the JUI-F is striving to get support of main political forces from the opposition for its announced anti-government long march, the PML-N has still kept cards close to its chest to fully participate in the proposed lockdown. The PML-N, the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -   The opposition in Thursday’s National Assembly sitting registered strong protest over the arrest of PPP-P’s senior lawmaker Syed Khursheed Shah by NAB, terming it political victimization of opposition members. The opposition, with the onset of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - PML-N parliamentary leader in the National Assembly Khwaja Muhammad Asif has said the opposition will strongly raise in the parliament the arrest of PPP MNA Syed Khursheed Shah by the NAB. “The opposition parties will jointly submit an application in the national assembly ...

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  • TISLAMABAD     -   The National Assembly on Tuesday saw verbal brawl between treasury and opposition MNAs as the lawmakers from PTI and PPP-P remained engaged in criticizing the leadership of each other most of the time. The MNAs from government and opposition, in ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) MNA Noor Alam Khan, during Monday’s National Assembly proceedings, surprisingly came down hard on the PTI government over increasing rates of medicines, electricity, gas and other items of daily use. “Finance minister should attend the house ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The main opposition parties might adopt a new strategy for registering their protests in the Parliament on different issues including non-issuance of production orders of the arrested members. The opposition might plan to boycott the proceedings after staging strong protest inside the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -   Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has declared said that the federal government has no intention to interfere in the workings of the Sindh government. Addressing the National Assembly on Friday, Qureshi while assuring the parliamentarians from Sindh said the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -   President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday said extremist Indian leadership is bent upon mutilating the demographics of Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, and expressed fear that the world peace will be gravely imperilled if the international community did not take notice ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - President Dr Arif Alvi will address a joint sitting of parliament today (Thursday) to formally initiate second parliamentary year of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government. The members of opposition parties may stage protest by shouting slogans during the speech of President Arif ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Out of total six arrested members of the National Assembly (MNAs), the production orders of four might not be issued for participation in the joint sitting of parliament, scheduled to be held on September 12 (Thursday). Two major opposition parties in the parliament (PML-N and PPP) will ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -   President Dr Arif Alvi has summoned a joint sitting of the parliament and National Assembly session on coming Thursday and Friday respectively. The President, according to the parliamentary tradition, will address the joint sitting of the parliament to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -   The federal government has yet not summoned a meeting of Council of Common Interests (CCI), a constitutional obligation, even after passing around seven months. The meeting of CCI, according to the rules and regulations, should be called after a time period of ...

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