ISLAMABAD, November 6, 2013: Marked by low attendance and boycott by Opposition Benches, the Senate left the entire agenda items listed on the Orders of the Day unaddressed during the 8th sitting of the Senate’s ongoing 98th session, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Wednesday.Details
ISLAMABAD, November 5, 2013: The Senate observed lack of quorum in the seventh sitting of ninety-eighth session as the House did not take up the agenda except questions on the list of business. All opposition parties, excluding the MQM, continued boycott for the fourth consecutive sitting on Tuesday.
ISLAMABAD, November 4, 2013: The Senate passed a resolution moved by an MQM senator recommending “the federal government to take effective steps to eradicate child labour in the country” as all the opposition parties, excluding the MQM, continued its boycott forDetails
ISLAMABAD, October 31, 2013: The Chairman adjourned the Senate’s proceedings due to a lack of quorum as the opposition boycotted the fourth sitting of the 98th session on Thursday.
The opposition (excluding MQM Senators) boycotted the sitting over the Interior Minister’s conduct with the opposition members whoDetails
ISLAMABAD, October 30, 2013: Two walkouts by the opposition members over a “wrong reply” of a question and “unparliamentarily attitude” of the Interior Minister disrupted the Senate proceedings during the third sitting of the 98th Session.
The MQM did not join the opposition’s protest despite being onDetails
ISLAMABAD, October 29, 2013: A report on the Right to Information act 2013 was presented in the second sitting of ninety-eighth session of Senate.
The report was presented by the Chairman of Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting under sub-rule (1) of rule 196 of the RulesDetails
ISLAMABAD, October 28, 2013: The Upper House on Monday did not take up more than two-third of the private members’ day’s agenda in the first sitting of the 98th session.
The House left five motions under rule 218, as many resolutions and a government bill (the SurveyingDetails