ISLAMABAD, March 19, 2013: The fifth parliamentary year of Balochistan Assembly, which was marked by political instability, constitutional crisis, and sectarian killings leading to imposition of the Governor’s Rule, witnessed the passage of nine bills with the house meeting only for 21 sittings throughout the year. The provincial legislature adopted 11 resolutions and only one…Details
ISLAMABAD, March 18, 2013: Forty-three people were killed and 63 injured in 17 incidents of political violence from March 9 to 15, 2013 across the country, showing a sharp decrease as compared with preceding week’s casualties – 106 killed and 156 injured in 27 incidents, saysDetails
Islamabad, March 17, 2013: The last session of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was marked by low interest of MPAs, passage of ten treasury-backed bills amid lack of quorum and late starts, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report basedDetails
A report based on registered FIRs in November 2012
Islamabad, 15 March 2013: A significant increase of 49% in offences related to marriage was observed as 241 cases were reported in 15 districts in November compared to 86 cases in eight districts the month before, says aDetails
ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2013: Completing its five year term, the 13th National Assembly achieved a legislative agenda which altered the country’s governance structure by ensuring provincial autonomy and restoring the 1973 constitution, and promoted women’s empowerment, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report on the five years performanceDetails
ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2013: The Sindh Assembly passed nine bills – six government and three private – before the session is prorogued on Friday after meeting for 21 sittings. The House also adopted a resolution to set up a university at Tando Muhammad Khan. The Sindh Industrial Relations Bill 2013; the Sindh Provincial Assembly (Members)…Details
ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2013: The District Long-Term Observers (DLTOs) of the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) have identified at least 38 districts in February 2013 with political developments related to General Election 2013, including districts where election campaigns started before the announcement of the election schedule, says a pressDetails
ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2013: The National Assembly unanimously adopted four resolutions in the last sitting of the 50th session, which met for six hours and 10 minutes on Thursday. The session is prorogued after meeting for 19 days.
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ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2013: The Sindh Assembly unanimously passed four bills in the 20th sitting of the 40th session, which lasted three hours and 40 minutes before it was adjourned due to lack of quorum. The sitting was started two hours and 10 minutes late.
ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2013: The 17th and the last sitting of the 91st session of Senate, which met for two hours and five minutes on Thursday, was marked by low attendance and lack of quorum. The House passed the Anti-terrorism (Second Amendment) Bill 2013. Only five senators were present at the outset, 12 at the…Details