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British PM criticized over ignoring parliamentarians on Syria

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a backlash from the domestic opposition after launching military strikes on Syria without consulting parliament. As the Conservative leader explained her rationale for the air strikes, opposition parties claimed the attacks were legally dubious, risked escalating conflict and should have been approved by lawmakers. The shadow of the…

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Watch: PPP will surprise MQM in Senate elections, says Sharmila

PPP leader Sharmila Farooqui said that parliamentarians should cast votes according to their conscience. She hinted that her party will give a surprise to MQM in the Senate elections.

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Liquor bottles found from Old Sindh Secretariat

After Parliamentarian Lodges, liquor bottles have been found in the barracks of Old Sindh Secretariat. It is also raising questions as to how the bottles could be brought into the barracks without security checking.

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Parliamentarians react to PML-N’s upset victory over PTI

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentarians on Tuesday reacted to the upset victory of PML-N’s candidate Iqbal Shah over PTI’s Ali Khan Tareen.  Sunday’s loss for PTI was an excruciating one, given the fact that the constituency was considered as stronghold of the party. However, while some PML-N parliamentarians were overjoyed, PTI representatives were quite dismayed at the loss….

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ECP stops nine parliamentarians to cast vote in Senate elections

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday said that nine members of provincial assembly will not be allowed to cast their vote in Senate elections on not submitting their annual details of assets and liabilities with the commission. According to ECP, these parliamentarians couldn’t participate in senate elections till their membership is restored. It…

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Three parliamentarians submits papers for election of CM in Balochistan

QUETTA: The papers for new leader of the House in Balochistan assembly were submitted by Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo, Abdul Reheem Ziaratwale and Syed Liaqat Agha in Secretary Balochistan Assembly for election of new chief minister in the province. On Friday, Talking to media persons, speaker Balochistan Assembly Raheela Hameed Khan Durrani said Pakistan Muslim…

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Parliamentarians pay tribute to Noor Jehan by crooning her songs

ISLAMABAD: Watch Pakistani parliamentarians pay tribute to Malika-e-Tarannum Noor Jehan by crooning some of her timeless classics, on Saturday.  Today marks the 17th death anniversary of legendary singer Noor Jehan, whose songs still continue to rule the hearts of millions of people in India and Pakistan. Noor Jehan was born on September 21, 1926 at…

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Watch: Parliamentarians’ predict Imran Khan’s disqualification case verdict

Members of Parliamentarians expressed their views on the disqualification case against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen.

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Video: Parliamentarians comment on Aamir Liaquat’s joining of PTI

Members of the Parliament voiced out their opinions regarding reports of Aamir Liaquat Hussain’s joining of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

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Video: Will Nisar leave PML-N? Parliamentarians weigh in

ISLAMABAD: Rumours are rife that Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and Nawaz Sharif have developed serious differences with each other. In such a situation, parliamentarians are weighing in on whether Nisar will leave the party or not.  Speaking to SAMAA TV, JI chief Siraj-ul-Haq said that Nisar should desert the sinking ship and should listen to…

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Video: Excessive gossiping during Dar’s budget speech

Parliamentarians were talking to each other as Finance Minister Ishaq Dar was announcing the federal budget for fiscal year 2017-18.

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Aseefa rebukes Khursheed over remarks on women parliamentarians

LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Aseefa Bhutto Zardari expressed her anger on opposition leader Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah over his statements regarding women parliamentarians, Samaa reported. Aseefa Bhutto Zardari, in her tweets, stated insensitive remarks against women in politics have reoccurred in Parliament. “Such remarks should not be tolerated. Hope Khursheed Shah respectfully apologises,”…

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WATCH: Khursheed Shah’s advice to Ayaz Sadiq

Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly (NA) Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah, during the session of the Parliament’s lower house, advised Speaker Ayaz Sadiq to allow women parliamentarians to talk during the parliament sessions.

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Lawmakers on Indian minister’s discourtesy

Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan’s remarks did not go quite well with Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh who, it seemed, took offence and left South Asian Association for Regional Coop­eration (Saarc) Interior Minis­ters’ meeting. The lawmakers reacted to his abrupt departure. More in this report by Tariq Mehmood.

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Lawmakers on Rangers ‘limited’ powers

The paramilitary force has been allowed extended stay in Sindh. But, their powers will remain Karachi-specific. Is the new Chief Minister of Sindh acting upon directives received from Dubai?. This query was tabled before the lawmakers who have varied response. Interested to know what they said? Watch this video.

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PTI rejects pay raise of parliamentarians

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has rejected the pay raise of parliamentarians in the forth coming budget, Samaa reported. The PTI took the decision in a meeting of the party’s senior leadership chaired by Imran Khan. The meeting discussed pay raise of parliamentarians. Imran dubbed the increase in salary as “inappropriate and unjustified”, saying the PTI…

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ECP issues asset details of PM, parliamentarians

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Thursday published the asset details of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and all the parliamentarians. Watch this report.

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Parliamentarians hail army chief’s initiative

Parliamentarians welcomed the anti-graft action against senior military officials, saying the Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif began accountability from his own institution. Watch what they had to say.

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Parliamentarians take on Hussain Nawaz’s statements

The parliamentarians opined that ‘something is not right’ when they were asked to comment on Hussain Nawaz’s contradictory statements regarding offshore holdings of Sharif’s family. However, the government representatives in the parliament said all the allegations against the ruling family are baseless. Watch this report.

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Parliamentarians admit failure in addressing public issues

Parliamentarians have admitted their failure in addressing issues of public interests. Watch what they had to say.

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Parliamentarians’ take on Asim video statement

Most of the parliamentarians have demanded to make public Dr. Asim Hussain’s alleged video statement. Watch their views in this report.

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