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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 […]

NA unanimously condemns Mashal’s murder

NA unanimously condemns Mashal’s murder

Special corr As Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly (NA) Khursheed Shah called on lawmakers to present a united front against the “barbaric” lynching of Mardan university student Mashal Khan over alleged blasphemy, MNAs passed a unanimous resolution condemning Khan’s murder on Tuesday. The resolution called for effective measures to ensure that the […]

PTI submits resolution against Saudi alliance in NA

PTI submits resolution against Saudi alliance in NA

By Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday submitted a resolution in the National Assembly Secretariat against Pakistan’s decision to join Saudi-led 41-nation Islamic military alliance and appointment of General (retd) Raheel Sharif as its head. Taking cogniscance of Article 40 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan which states, inter alia, “The […]

PML-N MNA ‘apologises’ for lewd remarks

PML-N MNA ‘apologises’ for lewd remarks

PML-N MNA ‘apologises’ for lewd remarks PML-N’s Javed Latif, who created a furor in political circles after passing lewd comments about a fellow parliamentarian’s family, admitted on Friday that he had used “a few indecent words” which he does not wish to repeat. Talking to reporters outside the National Assembly, Latif said he would not […]

NA passes much-awaited landmark Hindu Marriage Bill

NA passes much-awaited landmark Hindu Marriage Bill

NA passes much-awaited landmark Hindu Marriage Bill AAPP ISLAMABAD: The much-awaited landmark Hindu Marriage Bill to regulate marriages of Hindus in Pakistan has been passed by the Parliament on Thursday. The Hindu Marriage Bill 2017 is the first personal law to regulate the marriages of Hindu Community living in the country. The bill was presented […]

NA opposition denied permission to table resolution against Trump administration

NA opposition denied permission to table resolution against Trump administration

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf members on Wednesday protested in the National Assembly after they were not allowed to table a resolution against US President Donald Trump, who has recently drawn criticism from around the world over his controversial visa ban on seven Muslim states. President Donald Trump on Friday put a four-month hold on allowing refugees […]

ECP notifies speaker of Shehryar Afridi’s NA membership suspension

ECP notifies speaker of Shehryar Afridi’s NA membership suspension

ISLAMABAD (Yes News) – The Election Commission of Pakistan stated on Friday that the National Assembly membership of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shehryar Khan Afridi remains suspended. The order was given by ECP on October 15 during last year. The PTI leader was suspended from National Assembly for not submitting details about assets. ECP also […]

Authorities restrict video recording in NA after lawmakers’ brawl

Authorities restrict video recording in NA after lawmakers’ brawl

ISLAMABAD (Yes News) – The authorities on Friday have restricted video recording in National Assembly (NA) after a brawl broke out in Thursday’s session when opposition parties requested the speaker to submit a privileged motion against the premier. A meeting of parliamentary leaders presided over by Speaker Ayaz Sadiq was taken place in which, the […]

NA resumes proceedings after heated session

NA resumes proceedings after heated session

ISLAMABAD: After disruption from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) members in National Assembly on Wednesday, the session resumed on Tuesday after a delay of two hours. A stormy NA session was in progress on Wednesday evening with lawmakers from treasury and opposition delivering fiery speeches on the Panama scandal, which has been haunting the Nawaz government for […]