Senator Ali Mohammad Khan disputes the claims made by the FIA director, says his statement was "irresponsible".
If someone wished to change their religion before reaching the age of 18, it was their choice, says minister.
Any public servant found to be involved in torture would face up to 10 years imprisonment, fine of up to Rs2 million.
PPP co-chairperson says govt should take parliament into confidence on reports of ex-PM aide secretly visiting Isreal.
"Apparently, I’m the only one who was kept out of the loop," he says after Hebrew newspaper claims he visited in November.
Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani says post-mortem is being conducted on family's request.
Claims most attacks on journalists have happened in Naya Pakistan.
SACM says she acted out of self-defence; Mandokhail says he is ready to forgive Awan if she apologises.
Imran Ismail says "the IG filed an unfair case against one of our party leaders."
"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.