National Assembly Continues Discussion on Drone Attacks

ISLAMABAD, November 5, 2013: The Lower House continued debate on American drone attacks during the second sitting of the sixth session on Tuesday. Nine members shared their views on the subject. Two JUIF MNAs and one member each from PPPP, AMLP, MQM, JI, PMLN, PTI and an independent member took part in the debate which consumed two hours and 49 minutes of the proceedings.


Sindh Assembly: The Gorakh Hills Development Authority Bill Passed

ISLAMABAD, November 04, 2013: The eighth session of the Sindh Assembly was prorogued as the House passed the Gorakh Hills Development Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2013 in its third sitting, on Monday.

The Minister for Parliamentary Affairs moved the Sindh Child Marriages Restraint Bill, 2013. The House sent the above mentioned government


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly: Resolution to Stop Drone Attacks Adopted

ISLAMABAD, November 4, 2013: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, on Monday, adopted a resolution to urge the federal government to stop the US drone Attacks in Pakistan, during the first sitting of the eighth session. The resolution was tabled by the Information Minister whereof the assembly gave the federal government a deadline till the 20th of…


Senate: Opposition Continues Boycott

ISLAMABAD, November 1, 2013: The Upper House left most agenda on the orders of the day unaddressed as the opposition parties continued their boycott of the proceedings in the fifth sitting of the 98th session, on Friday.


Senate Fails to Take Up Agenda Due to Opposition’s Boycott

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 who


Sindh Assembly: Sindh Local Government Bill Passed

ISLAMABAD, October 31, 2013: The Sindh Assembly addressed the entire agenda on the list of business including the passage of the Sindh Local Government (Amendment) Bill, 2013 in the first sitting of the eighth session, on Thursday.


Forced Marriages Register Increase

A report based on data collected from offices of 88 district police officers across Pakistan in May 2013

ISLAMABAD, 31st October 2013: Forced marriages registered a high increase from 324 cases in February to 403 in May 2013- an increase of 24%. Faisalabad with 43 cases was the highest