ISLAMABAD, May 3, 2012: The third sitting of Senate’s 81st session witnessed a walkout by PMLN legislators demanding resignation of the Prime Minister after his conviction in the contempt case. The PMLN Senators did not return to the House. The House witnessed low attendance as only eight Senators were present at the start and 16 were there when the sitting was adjourned.Details
ISLAMABAD, May 2, 2012: The Upper House’s second sitting of the 81st session witnessed two walkouts on Wednesday.
PMLN Senators again walked out of the House after attending the proceedings for 15 minutes on the issue of Supreme Court’s verdict in theDetails
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 31Details
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
ISLAMABAD, March 12, 2012: The 80th session of Senate’s lasting seven hours and 17 minutes unanimously elected the new Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Upper House. Fifty-four new Senators took oath.
ISLAMABAD, March 9: The fourth sitting of Senate’s 79th session lasting two hours and 11 minutes passed the National Commission for Human Rights Bill 2012 and also adopted a resolution condemning suicide attacks on political meetings in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
ISLAMABAD, March 7: The second sitting of Senate’s 79th session lasting two hours and five minutes on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution expressing deep concern over the issue of missing persons. The Upper House also passed the Industrial Relations Bill 2012.
ISLAMABAD, March 6, 2012: The first sitting of Senate’s 79th session lasted three hours and 30 minutes adopted a Resolution condemning the incident of Quran burning by US troops in Afghanistan.
Beginning 50 minutes lateDetails
ISLAMABAD, February 20, 2012: The Senate passed the Constitution (Twentieth Amendment) Bill 2012 and the Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Bill 2012 during the second sitting of the ongoing session.
The upper House ofDetails