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Punjab Assembly: Election of speaker, deputy speaker on Thursday

Election for the posts of Speaker and Deputy Speaker will be held in the Punjab Assembly on Thursday. For speaker’s seat, the contest will be between PML-N’s Chaudhry Iqbal Gujjar and PTI’s Chaudhry Pervez Ilahi. For the slot of deputy speaker, PTI’s has fielded Dost Muhammad Mazari while PML-N’s candidate is former MPA Malik Waris…

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August 15, 2018

 

PML-N MPAs reach Punjab Assembly with Nawaz’s picture, chains

Security officials stopped a PML-N MPA from taking a picture of former PM Nawaz Sharif into the Punjab Assembly. The female MPA was told that pictures are not allowed in the house. However, the lawmaker insisted that she would only take oath with a picture of her party founder in her hand. Another PML-N MPA,…

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August 15, 2018

 

New Punjab MPAs take oath

The PML-N has 127 seats in the Punjab Assembly while the PTI is a close second with 122 seats

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August 15, 2018

 

The provincial assemblies of Punjab, Sindh and KP will elect their speakers today

The Sindh and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa assemblies will also elect their deputy speakers the same day

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August 15, 2018

 

PTI may form majority in Punjab as PML-Q extends support

The PML-Q, the party led by the Chaudhry brothers, has seven seats in the Punjab Assembly

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July 30, 2018

 

Two more MPAs from Punjab have joined the PTI

Two more independent MPAs from Punjab have joined the PTI. Raja Sagheer, who was elected from Rawalpindi, and Saeedul Hassan from Narowal joined the party on Sunday. Party chairperson Imran Khan thanked them for joining the party and supporting their bid to form the government.

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July 29, 2018

 

Election Commission announces results, says voter turnout was 51.85%

The election took place across Pakistan on July 25

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July 27, 2018

 

PTI invites 14 independents to join the party in Punjab

The PTI has upped its efforts to form the government in Punjab. The party has invited 14 independents to join the party. PTI leaders Jehangir Tareen and Chaudhry Sarwar are in talks with several independent candidates. There are 27 independent candidates who will be important in the formation of the government.

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July 27, 2018

 

Video: No candidate can outdo this one

Sardar Hasnain Khan Joiya is an independent candidate from Khushab city and is contesting for Punjab Assembly constituency PP-84. From cleaning sewerage lives to polishing shoes, this determined candidate has done everything to win the hearts of his constituents.

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July 17, 2018

 

PA slams harassment of Pakistan diplomats in India

LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly, through a unanimously adopted resolution, condemned the harassment of Pakistani diplomats and their families in India. Moved by the opposition leader Mian Mehmoodur Rashid on Friday, the resolution stated that intimidation of Pakistani diplomats and their families was highly condemnable. It urged the government to register a strong protest with New…

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March 16, 2018

 

In a historic first, Punjab Assembly passes Sikh Marriage Act

By Naeem Ashraf Butt LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly on Wednesday adopted a landmark bill to regulate marriages of the minority Sikh community living in the province. The bill called “The Punjab Anand Karaj Act 2017” was tabled by MPA Ramesh Singh Arora. Pakistan has become the first country in the world to introduce legislation for the…

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March 14, 2018

 

ECP posts incorrect number of seats, parliamentarians

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission mentioned incorrect number of seats in provincial and National assemblies on their website. According to details, ECP mentioned 363 seats in the National Assembly instead of 342 seats. The general seats were increased to 276 from 272. There was a mistake in the number of parliamentarians in provincial assemblies. The number of…

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March 4, 2018

 

Senate polls: PML-N, PPP win most seats

ISLAMABAD: The ruling PML-N and opposition PPP have won the maximum number of seats in the Senate’s elections held on Saturday, unofficial results show.  Polling for 52 vacant seats was held in the National Assembly and four provincial assemblies. According to the results received from Islamabad and four provinces, PML-N has become the majority party in…

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March 3, 2018

 

Imran, Zardari, Qadri slam Sharifs, vow relentless pressure

Imran Khan vows continued pressure on Sharifs  PTI Chairman Imran Khan pledged that he would continue to challenge the ruling Sharif family despite many challenges. Khan said that he would consult his party regarding dissolution of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. “My neighbor Senator Aitzaz Ahsan has asked what is the difference between cases of Zainab and…

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January 17, 2018

 

Qadri’s container ready to hit roads

Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri’s famed container has been readied in case the sit-in is announced in today’s protest on the Mall Road Lahore. The container has been customized with a resting place and area for the leaders to address the participants. Know more from Saman Iqbal.

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January 17, 2018

 

Traffic plan issued ahead of Mall Road protest

LAHORE: The authorities of Lahore traffic police have issued traffic diversion plan ahead of massive protest demonstration being held today at Mall Road against Model Town tragedy under the aegis of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT). PAT management has segregated the patch of road from Charing Cross to Nasir Bagh as a protest venue that will…

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January 17, 2018

 

PAT finishes preparations for Lahore protest

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) is all poised to mount its protest in Lahore against Shehbaz Sharif’s government as party Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri has decided to make it the ‘conclusive round’ of his anti-government campaign. Heads of two large political parties of the country, Asif Zardari and Imran Khan have already announced to participate in…

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January 16, 2018

 

Punjab Govt, protesters reach agreement to end Dharna in Lahore

LAHORE: Tehreek-i-Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLYRA) leader Dr Ashraf Asif Jalali has announced to end their sit-in that was continued since November 25, on The Mall. Talking to the media at the sit-in place late Friday night, Dr Ashraf Jalali said that they were ending up their sit-in after having successful talks with a three-member…

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December 2, 2017

 

Punjab opposition walks out in protest against Black Friday

LAHORE: Opposition members of Punjab Assembly walked out in protest against ‘Black Friday’, SAMAA TV reported.  PTI leader Mehmood-ur-Rasheed led a walk out of opposition against using the term ‘Black Friday’ which is traditionally used by Western countries to denote a day wherein retail outlets offer price discounts to customers. “We are making a mockery…

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November 24, 2017

 

Resolution against Nawaz Sharif’s protocol tabled in Punjab Assembly

LAHORE: A resolution against ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s protocol has been tabled in the Punjab Assembly on Friday (today), Samaa reported. The resolution states that Nawaz Sharif was given a VIP protocol during his return to Pakistan on the instructions of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. It seems as if Sharif came to Pakistan…

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November 3, 2017

 

Govt, opposition agree to retain number of National Assembly seats

ISLAMABAD: The federal government and opposition has agreed to retain the number of seats in of the National Assembly (NA), Samaa reported. The decision was made in a NA session presided by Speaker Ayaz Sadiq. The government and opposition members also reached to a consensus on new delimitation and revision of the number of seats…

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November 1, 2017

 
 
 
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