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CM Murad Shah offers to find Firdous Naqvi a Sindhi teacher

They are trying to put an end to days of fighting between opposition and treasury members in the Sindh Assembly

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Sohail Anwar Siyal says he isn’t against Mohajirs

Everyone living in Sindh and Pakistan is our brother, said the Sindh mines minister

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PPP bought votes in Senate election, says party leader  

Nawab Muhammad Taimur Talpur said this in Sindh Assembly

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GDA lawmaker pulls a Zulfiqar Mirza: Zardari is a ‘don’

Jatoi’s remarks created chaos in the session, disrupting debate on budgetary proposals.

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Agha Siraj Durrani is the speaker of the Sindh Assembly once again

Agha Siraj Durrani has been elected as the speaker of the Sindh Assembly once again.  The PPP leader also served as speaker during the 2013 to 2018 term. He took oath on Wednesday after MPAs voted him in. PPP workers and leaders chanted party slogans after he took oath. There were 158 MPAs who voted…

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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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This will be the fourth time a woman is appointed deputy speaker of the Sindh Assembly

Four applications have been received for the post of speaker and deputy speaker of the Sindh Assembly and both the PPP and opposition are fielding women for the post of deputy speaker. Today (August 14) was the last day to submit applications. Since both the PPP and opposition are fielding women candidates, this year’s deputy…

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Imran Ismail vows to keep the Sindh government in check

Imran Ismail, the PTI’s pick for governor of Sindh, spoke to the media on Monday and said that the opposition leader in the Sindh Assembly will be from the PTI. We will keep a check on the government, he vowed, adding that they will also help the government. There will be cooperation between us but…

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The MQM will back Haleem Adil Sheikh as opposition leader in the Sindh Assembly

According to Khawaja Izharul Hassan, the MQM has agreed to back Sheikh as opposition leader in the Sindh Assembly

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The Sindh and KP assemblies have been summoned on Monday

Sessions of the Sindh Assembly and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly have been summoned on Monday (August 13) at 10am. During the inaugural sessions, the MPA-elects will take oath. They will also elect the speakers and deputy speakers of the two houses. The outgoing speakers will administer the oaths to the newly elected lawmakers. The National Assembly…

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TLP ‘crane’ pushes its way into Sindh Assembly

TLP makes its way to Sindh Assembly, winning two seats in Karachi   Newly minted religious group, Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan, has made it to power, winning its first-ever seats in the general elections July 25. The other, more major religious parties, suffered a stunning setback in Karachi.  The Khadim Rizvi-led TLP won Sindh Assembly seats PS-107…

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I curse everyone who wants a Karachi province, says Sindh CM

I curse everyone who calls for a separate Karachi province, said Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah at the Sindh Assembly session on Wednesday. “You should be able to own the motherland you live on,” he said while addressing Khawaja Izharul Hassan, the Opposition Leader in the Sindh Assembly. Hassan is an MQM lawmaker. “There was…

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PPP, MQM lawmakers exchange barbs in Sindh Assembly

Sindh Minister for Local Government Jam Khan Shoro and MQM’s MPA Faisal Sabzwari unleashed a tirade against each other’s parties. Both MQM and PPP have remained allies in the past. Watch this video…

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Nusrat Sehar Abbasi ‘shoed’ away from Sindh Assembly session

PML-F MPA Nusrat Sehar Abbasi put her foot in her mouth during a session of the Sindh Assembly, on Saturday.  Speaker of the assembly, Shehla Raza, was upset as Nusrat Sehar Abbasi put her foot up and motioned to remove her shoes from her feet and held them up in a sign of protest. “Stay…

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Lawmakers debate in the dark as load shedding hits Sindh Assembly

KARACHI: Lawmakers debated in the dark when load shedding hit the Sindh Assembly, just a day after the prime minister had promised on a visit that the power crisis had been ended.  “It seems a bit cloudy,” said Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani. “Someone check out what the overall situation is.” Karachi was facing load shedding…

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Water protest: Sindh assembly witnesses chaos

KARACHI: The Sindh assembly witnessed chaos on Friday when opposition members mounted protest against acute water shortage in Karachi. Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani continued presiding over the session despite outcries from the opposition benches. The MPAs raised slogans of ‘Pani Do Pani Do’ (Give water) from opposition benches, and tore up the copies of agenda;…

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Protest: MPA to stay and sleep at Sindh Assembly

An MPA announced Friday that he will not leave the premises of the Sindh Assembly until Orangi Town gets water. MPA Saifuddin Khalid said he had brought along clothes and chanay [chickpeas] to keep going. “The people in Orangi Town are deprived of potable water and the Sindh government is so poor that it cannot…

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