Sitting starts after 115 minutes delay

ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2012: Starting an hour and 55 minutes behind schedule, the fifth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 35th session, which met for three hours on Monday, unanimously passed the Colonization of Government Lands (Sindh Amendment) Bill 2011.

The sitting witnessed low attendance

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Senate sitting marked by PMLN walkout

ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2012: The first sitting of Senate’s 81st session witnessed a walkout by PMLN Senators on the issue of Supreme Court’s verdict in the contempt case against the Prime Minister. 

Beginning 63 minutes late, the sitting lasted two hours and 31

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NA meets for only 32 minutes

ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2012: The fourth sitting of the National Assembly’s 41st session lasted only 32 minutes on Monday as the House was adjourned amid sloganeering by the opposition over the Supreme Court decision in the contempt case against the Prime Minister.=

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Fourth Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, April 27: Starting an hour and eight minutes behind schedule, the fourth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 35th session, which met for two hours and 10 minutes on Friday, unanimously passed the Sindh Government Services Benevolent Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2012. The sitting witnessed low attendance of Members as 35 were present at the start of…

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More districts report cases of honour killings

A report based on the monitoring of 78 DPO offices in February 2012

ISLAMABAD, April 27- Cases of honour killings were more widespread in February 2012 as compared to the preceding month – 24 cases being reported

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Sitting Marked by Low Attendance, PMLN walkout

ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2012: People came out in lower number to vote in the by-election for a Punjab Assembly seat (PP-194) in Multan on Thursday.
The seat fell vacant after Shahid Mahmood Khan resigned as MPA. He won the seat in 2008 general elections on a Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz

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Sitting Marked by Low Attendance, PMLN walkout

ISLAMABAD, April 27, 2012: Starting 26 minutes late, the National Assembly met for 60 minutes during its third sitting of the 41st session on Friday, continued to witness low attendance by the MPs. With 55 Legislators present at the start and 120 when

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Sitting Marked by Low Attendance, PMLN walkout

ISLAMABAD, April 27, 2012: Starting 26 minutes late, the National Assembly met for 60 minutes during its third sitting of the 41st session on Friday, continued to witness low attendance by the MPs.With 55 Legislators present at the start and 120 when the sitting was adjourned.The Prime Minister attended

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Low turnout, heavy police presence mark by-election

ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2012: People came out in lower number to vote in the by-election for a Punjab Assembly seat (PP-194) in Multan on Thursday. The seat fell vacant after Shahid Mahmood Khan resigned as MPA. He won the seat in 2008 general elections on a Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) ticket by securing 24,450 votes as the voter turnout was 28.5%. According of FAFEN’s data collected from 15 randomly selected polling stations, the turnout for this by-election went down to 21%.

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All Agenda Items Left Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2012: Starting an hour and 20 minutes late, the National Assembly met for two hours and 35 minutes during its second sitting of the 41st session on Thursday, continued to witness low attendance by the Members. With 58 Legislators present at the start and 105 when the sitting was adjourned. A maximum…

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