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Hamza elected CM amid a day of chaos and violence in Punjab Assembly

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April 16, 2022 By Rehan Piracha & Ahmed Saeed LAHORE Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Hamza Shehbaz was elected chief minister with 197 votes after the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf...
No-confidence motion heart of democratic process, SC told

No-confidence motion heart of democratic process, SC told

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The Opposition's counsel on Tuesday argued before the Supreme Court that to undermine the no-confidence motion would subvert a parliamentary system of governance, and urged the court to step in to protect the Constitution.

CM Buzdar in hot water as no-trust move comes to Punjab

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The PTI has governed over the Punjab province with a hairline majority. Should its disgruntled ally PML-Q side with the opposition, CM Buzdar stands a real chance of losing the no-confidence vote

After strong resistance from journalists compel PA lawmakers to reconsider controversial bill

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July 4th, 2021; By Ahmad Saeed; LAHORE; Movers of a bill that permits summary trials of journalists have hinted at reconsidering it, while PPP’s Usman Mahmood says he was inspired by a 2014 senate bill which was withdrawn after similar criticism.

Women lawmakers agree on increasing marriage age for girls in Punjab

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January 14th, 2021; By Ahmed Saeed; LAHORE; Lawmakers from both sides of the Punjab Assembly have joined hands to end the menace of child marriages by increasing the age of marriage to 18 years for girls in Punjab and make CNICs a mandatory document to solemnize the marriage.

PROTECTION OF ISLAM BILL: No one read it, yet it was ‘unanimously passed’

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Jul 29, 2020: Lawmakers of the Punjab Assembly are not even aware of the content of the Bill that they have passed recently to ‘protect’ Islam. Following objections by Shia clerics and civil society, the Speaker of Punjab Assembly ...