"In my view, taking votes from government members caused harm to the party's ideological identity," says PPP senator.
Earlier in the day, Gilani, along with Senator Sherry Rehman, had submitted his nomination papers endorsed by 30 senators.
Says decision to expel students contradicts human rights, contravenes justice and would have "negative repercussions" for society.
Speaking to journalists, Bilawal said that "everyone showed loyalty" in chairman and deputy chairman's election.
Sanjrani receives 48 votes against Gilani's 42 to win chairman election; Afridi beats JUI-F's Haideri to become deputy chairman.
Polling for 37 seats of the Senate is underway through secret ballot, under the supervision of the ECP.
Arabic to be taught to grades 1-6, Arabic grammar to grades 6-12.
"We are fully prepared" for the undertaking of vaccine administration and "united in this mission", says PM's aide Dr Faisal.
Ex-PM says his party wants to "use all constitutional options against the govt", will discuss reservations with other PDM parties.
Balochistan Awami Party senator denies activist's body was "abducted" by security forces.
PML-N's Muhammad Javed Abbasi questions whether Asim Saleem Bajwa continues to draw the salary of the CPEC chairman.
Marriyum Aurangzeb claims Justice (r) Sheikh was a former NAB prosecutor involved in drafting Broadsheet contract.
Says PM Imran will sign agreement in a couple of days, project is worth $4.5 billion under the auspices of the World Bank.
Says it will be govt's responsibility to take action once there is "hardcore evidence".
Justice Minallah warns "banning criticism in the 21st century will lead to damage".
PPP and PML-N — both of which have levelled allegations of rigging — won three and two seats respectively.
The future husband of Bakhtawar, 30, is the son of businessman Younas Chaudhry.
"While the all-parties conference didn't decide on naming anyone, it also did not stop anyone from taking names," says PPP chief.
Senate chairperson refers matter to law committee after govt opposition; JUI-f rejects inquiry ordered by army chief.
Hundreds of women have been protesting since Oct 14 for a service structure and an increase in salaries to meet rising inflation.