Senate Polls 2021
While the benefit of the strategy for PPP is yet to be seen, it has given a boost to the government.
Denies ever agreeing to giving the position of the opposition leader in the Senate away; always intended Gilani for the position.
Calling it a ‘government opposition’ is not appropriate, we should refrain from saying this to keep the PDM intact: Gilani.
Opposition leader could have been given to PPP if it was so important, says Ahsan Iqbal; laments PDM not taken into confidence.
Judgement notes proceedings of the upper house of parliament are "immune from the interference" of the high court.
PPP team required certified copies of all activities in Senate on March 12 to challenge rejection of votes.
Culture of rigging allegations has "begun to destroy the entire credibility of all elections in Pakistan": Imran Khan.
It boggles the mind when senior government functionaries are sent out to deliver such irresponsible statements.
Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani and Deputy Chairman Mirza Mohammad Afridi call on prime minister.
Bilawal says resignations should be "last option"; Maryam says "full efforts" will be made to convince other parties to resign.
Federal minister Shafqat Mehmood says the commission has "completely failed" in fulfilling its responsibilities.
The discovery of hidden cameras in the main Senate hall was a travesty that could not have been imagined.
PPP likely to oppose proposal, call for no-confidence motion against NA speaker.
Fawad Chaudhry says the cases against the opposition leadership are the sole issue on which there can be "no negotiations".
Describes inflation as one of key challenges.
A petition will likely be filed in the Islamabad High Court next week.
Official accused of telling voters that stamp can be put on candidate’s name.
Speaking to journalists, Bilawal said that "everyone showed loyalty" in chairman and deputy chairman's election.
Anyone who thought the Senate polls would be a fair exercise has been proven wrong.
The presence of hidden cameras has further degraded the image of the PTI.
The lawmaker is a business tycoon, amateur chess player.
Former AGP says Senate chair's election part of upper house business which cannot be challenged in court.
PTI's Mohsin Aziz rubbished opposition allegations that votes were illegally rejected.
JUI-F's Fazlur Rehman says no good can be expected from an "incompetent government".
Bilawal alleges the seven senators whose votes were rejected were "purposely disenfranchised".
Opposition says as per instructions pasted inside the House, the seven votes in question were valid.
Sanjrani receives 48 votes against Gilani's 42 to win chairman election; Afridi beats JUI-F's Haideri to become deputy chairman.
The race for the two top offices of the upper house promises to be as nail-biting as the March 3 Senate polls.
"Those pointing fingers at the country's institutions should be ashamed," she says.
Hafiz Karim, who is a former member of the National Assembly, was elected to the upper house of parliament in 2018.