Javaid-ur-Rahman

  • ISLAMABAD - The ruling party (PTI) MNA Sardar Riaz Mehmood Khan Mazari in Wednesday’s National Assembly proceedings surprised the house by charging his own government with making illegal appointments in the Pakistan Railways. The treasury lawmaker, grabbing attention of MNAs from both sides ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Assembly on Tuesday witnessed unusual scenes when Minister for States and Frontier Regions (Safron) Shehryar Afridi and PML-N’s MNA Rana Sana Ullah came face-to-face swearing and challenging each other on the issue of narcotics case against Rana Sana Ullah. The chair, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD:                  -             The federal government in Monday’s National Assembly session came under fire over load-shedding and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD            -       The National Assembly on Friday unanimously passed ‘Zainab Alert, Response and Recovery Agency Bill, 2019’, with the aim to provide a speedy system of alerts, recoveries, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD:              -          Former Punjab law minister and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Rana Sanaullah, in National Assembly proceedings, on Friday demanded of the PTI ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - As the unending match of point scoring between lawmakers of the government and opposition dominated in Thursday’s National Assembly proceedings, SBP Banking Services Corporation Amendment bill was also laid in the house. A treasury MNA and former NA speaker Syed Fakhar Imam, in ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Assembly yesterday passed three amended bills regarding the tenure of the services chiefs — Chief of Army Staff, Chief of Air Staff and Chief of Naval Staff — and the Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. The amended bills including ‘The Pakistan ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The recent solo flight of major opposition party [PML-N] for extending its ‘unconditional support’ to the army act amendment bill, without evolving consensus with other opposition factions, could damage the ‘ongoing romance’ in opposition ranks. The joint ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Monday informed the National Assembly that Pakistan would not become part of any regional conflict in the current scenario. “We (Pakistan) will not be part of any conflict but are ready to play our part for the peace in the region,” said ...

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  • ISLAMABAD               -              Defence Minister Pervez Khattak on Friday presented ‘The Pakistan Army (Amendment) Act 2020’, ‘The Pakistan ...

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  • ISLAMABAD               -           Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser on Friday issued production orders of four detained MNAs to participate in legislation about the amendments in ‘The Army (Amendment) act’. The PTI ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The PTI’s government is all set to initiate legislation on amendment in the Army Act in today’s National Assembly session, which will empower the prime minister to extend tenure of chairman joint chiefs of staff committee and three services chiefs for three years. The ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Communications Murad Saeed said on Thursday that purpose of the proposal to enhance fine fee was to minimize road accidents. “Revenue generation is not the main purpose behind the proposal to enhance the fine fee,” said the minister, responding to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Assembly on the first day of new year [2020] saw verbal brawls and exchange of heated remarks between the government and the opposition on various matters especially unavailability of the natural gas in parts of the country. The house with thin presence of lawmakers started ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The President has summoned the National Assembly session today which may carry out heated discussion on the recently promulgated National Accountability Ordinance, 2019. President Arif Alvi haphazardly called the national assembly session on a 24-hour notice, which may cause trouble for ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The year 2019 was one of the toughest years for the opposition parties in the recent history as scores of top sitting lawmakers including sitting opposition leader, former prime minister and former president remained imprisoned in different charges. Most of the arrested opposition MNAs, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government, despite its tall claims to ensure maximum presence in the parliament, has to face embarrassment for nine times due to lack of required strength in year 2019. The opposition parties’ lawmakers have managed to suspend the proceedings of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD            -         The PTI government is making all-out efforts to evolve consensus over the provisional results of 6th population census in order to unanimously approve it in the Council of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                 -          Prime Minister Imran Khan, in a long-due CCI meeting, yesterday expressed his resolve to amicably deal inter-related matters of provinces ...

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  • ISLAMABAD        -          Although the joint opposition got almost 60 per cent time in the current 15th National Assembly, during one and half years, but it could manage to get only one bill passed out of 64 private ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Assembly in Monday’s session unanimously passed a resolution condemning the India’s Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, a discriminatory law enacted by the Indian Parliament last week. The resolution, moved by Minister for Education and Professional Training ...

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  • ISLAMABAD           -           The PTI government has convened the long-due Council of Common Interests (CCI) on December 23 to deliberate on 14-point agenda. The CCI will meet next Monday to discuss 14-point agenda including some fresh agenda ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                -           Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) on Friday made Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser to adjourn the house proceedings over quorum ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Former prime minister and PML-N MNA Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, while participating in Tuesday’s National Assembly proceedings, asked the speaker to issue production orders of all detained MNAs including Rana Sanaullah. Khaqan came down hard on Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser for ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The opposition warned the PTI government during Monday’s National Assembly session against turning political differences into personal animosity and said this tradition would harm democracy and the system. Referring to sloganeering outside former prime minister Nawaz ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM-P), despite being government’s coalition partner, may put weight behind opposition over the matter of issuing production order of opposition MNAs. This would be the second allied partner of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s government for ...

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  • ISLAMABAD        -       The PTI government in yesterday’s national assembly session failed to run the proceedings of the house due to lack of required strength. The house, without disposing of a single agenda item, adjourned during the first half an hour of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The parliamentarians from different political parties on Thursday staged a sit-in in front of speaker’s dais against ‘abduction’ of four women from Balochistan province. The parliamentarians from Balochistan National Party, PPP, JUI-F led by MNA Sardar Akhtar Mengal ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Inviting opposition to come forward with positive suggestion for Kashmir issue, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in yesterday’s National Assembly claimed the issue had been internationalised with effective and prompt diplomacy of PTI’s government. “There is no ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - A 12-member parliamentary committee, formed to deliberate upon the appointment of ECP members, yesterday could not develop consensus to pick ECP members from Sindh and Balochistan. However, the committee, headed by Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari, will hold another meeting ...

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