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Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill

Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill

Israel’s parliament approved a controversial piece of legislation on Thursday that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people but which critics warn sidelines minorities. The government says the bill, passed in the early morning hours, will merely enshrine into law Israel’s existing character. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called its passage a “historic […]

KPK assembly to take up FATA-KPK merger bill in last session today

KPK assembly to take up FATA-KPK merger bill in last session today

PESHAWAR:Khyber-Pukhtunkhwa assembly is all set to take up FATA Reforms Bill to merge FATA with KPK amid ruckus from some opposition parties.The government needs the support of 83 members out of an assembly of 124 to pass the bill and make FATA its part.Opposition parties like JUI-F have begun their protest outside the assembly to […]

FATA-KP merger bill approved in Senate

FATA-KP merger bill approved in Senate

ISLAMABAD : The Constitution Amendment Bill, 2018 for the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been approved in the Senate. The bill was moved by Law Minister Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk after which the movement to hold amendment in the bill was accepted by the House. During the session, Jamiat Ulema-e […]

FATA-KP merger bill approved in Senate

FATA-KP merger bill approved in Senate

ISLAMABAD : The Constitution Amendment Bill, 2018 for the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been passed in the Senate. The bill was moved by Law Minister Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk. It is to be mentioned here that the constitution amendmen on Thursday with two thirds majority. According to the amendment, […]

NA session to pass historic FATA merger with KPK bill underway

NA session to pass historic FATA merger with KPK bill underway

ISLAMABAD:National Assembly session gets underway as historic bill to merge FATA with KPK is tabled. With the passing of the bill, KPK laws will be immediately enforceable in FATA and it would also get Rs. 100 billion under NFC award. PTI supremo Imran Khan is also attending the session along with most of his party […]

FATA Reforms Bill to be tabled in NA today

FATA Reforms Bill to be tabled in NA today

ISLAMABAD:The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) Reforms Bill will be tabled in the National Assembly today (Thursday) that includes the merger of the tribal areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The government has decided to table the Fata Reforms Bill after parliamentary leaders of all political parties have expressed their agreement over the final draft of the […]

Prevention of trafficking in persons bill smoothly sails through NA

Prevention of trafficking in persons bill smoothly sails through NA

ISLAMABAD : The National Assembly on Wednesday passed unanimously the Prevention of Trafficking in Persons Bill aimed at providing effective measures to prevent and combat human trafficking of especially women and children. The bill was piloted by State Minister for Maritime Affairs Chaudhary Jaffar Iqbal on behalf of the Interior Minister in the House. The […]

Standing Committee on Parliamentary Affairs unanimously deferred the Bill “The Elections (Amendment) Act, 2017” moved by Ms. Naeema Kishwer Khan

Standing Committee on Parliamentary Affairs unanimously deferred the Bill “The Elections (Amendment) Act, 2017” moved by Ms. Naeema Kishwer Khan

By; Asghar Ali Mubarak : February, 2, 2018 The Standing Committee on Parliamentary Affairs met today under the Chairpersonship of Dr. Shezra Mansab Ali Khan Kharal, MNA to discuss the proposed agenda. Secretary, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs briefed the Committee regarding the comprehensive report/implementation status of the previous recommendations of the Committee. He informed that […]

Senate discussed the Bill seeking public hanging of those found guilty of kidnapping or raping children under fourteen 

Senate discussed the Bill seeking public hanging of those found guilty of kidnapping or raping children under fourteen 

Asghar Ali Mubarak: January, 25, 2018 Islamabad; Senate of Pakistan in its session today discussed the Bill seeking public hanging of those found guilty of kidnapping or raping children under the age of 14 which was proposed by Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Interior Senator A. Rehman Malik and was unanimously approved by the Committee […]

NA rejects PPP’s bill for inquiry into names of every Pakistani named in Panama Papers

NA rejects PPP’s bill for inquiry into names of every Pakistani named in Panama Papers

A vast majority in the National Assembly on Tuesday rejected a PPP bill demanding an inquiry into every Pakistani named in the Panama Papers. Minister for Law Zahid Hamid strongly opposed the bill, tabled by Naveed Qamar, saying there is no need for such proceedings as the matter had already been taken care of in […]

Erdogan faces referendum test as Turkey votes on sweeping reforms bill

Erdogan faces referendum test as Turkey votes on sweeping reforms bill

Monitoring Desk Ankara, Turkey (CNN)Millions of Turks will vote Sunday on a controversial new draft constitution that would give sweeping new powers to the country’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Voters are being asked to endorse an 18-article reform package put forward by the ruling Justice and Development Party that would effectively replace the system of […]

Republicans modify Obamacare repeal bill to win more GOP votes

Republicans modify Obamacare repeal bill to win more GOP votes

Republicans modify Obamacare repeal bill to win more GOP votes WASHINGTON — Republicans released a modified health care bill Monday in an attempt to shore up support among both conservatives and moderates for their legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act before the House votes Thursday — seven years to the day after President Obama signed […]