Javaid-ur-Rahman

  • TISLAMABAD - The National Assembly on Monday failed to take up a single agenda item due to the lack of quorum in the House. With the start of the proceedings, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf lawmaker Shireen Mazari tried to take the floor in a bid to settle the score with the government over a resolution ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government has allowed the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan to re-open some of its sealed offices in Sindh to provide a political space for the party ahead of the upcoming general election. “All sealed political units of the MQM-P have not been ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  The National Assembly on Friday passed a resolution to form a 10-member special committee to look into child abuse cases for curbing such crimes by making full use of legal remedies, effective investigation and speedy prosecution. The house adopted the motion after the murder of a ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution condemning Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan and Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed’s disparaging remarks about the parliament they made at a rally in Lahore on Wednesday. “This House strongly condemns the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  The debate on tragic incident of Kasur dominated the Wednesday’s National Assembly session, as opposition strongly criticised the Punjab government for failing to trace the culprit despite passing eight days of the happening. The atmosphere in the house turned gloomy while ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Assembly on Tuesday witnessed a verbal brawl between government and opposition lawmakers over passing undesirable remarks against each other’s party leadership. The opposition side, on a private members’ day, was seen in an aggressive mood as with the onset of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Minister for Defence Khurram Dastgir told the National Assembly on Monday that Pakistan was a responsible nuclear state and it would continue with its policy of ‘full spectrum deterrence’. “Pakistan will continue its policy in line with the policy of credible minimum ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Assembly on Friday unanimously passed a bill with majority vote to bring the federally administrated tribal areas (Fata) under the jurisdiction of the apex court and the Peshawar High Court. The government pledged to bring further reforms in these hilly areas in the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - With the start of election year 2018, the big political dynasties have started making grounds to make way to the next parliament. Members of these families will be contesting on various seats including against each other from different political platforms to keep hold on political ...

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