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Pakistan Minister Fawad Chaudhary seeks Nobel Peace Prize for PM Imran Khan

A motion has been submitted in Pakistan’s National Assembly Secretariat seeking the Nobel Peace Prize for PM Imran Khan 

Mar 02, 2019, 18:19 PM IST

Pakistan elections 2018: PPP's Mahesh Malani becomes 1st Hindu to win NA seat from Tharparkar in Sindh

Malani, the 55-year-old minority community leader, defeated his nearest rival Arab Zakaullah of the Grand Democratic Alliance in the NA-222 constituency.

Jul 27, 2018, 00:59 AM IST

Pakistani Hindu lawmaker targeted for opposing forced conversion of minorities, accused of being RAW agent

 Lal Chand Malhi, a Hindu member of Pakistan's National Assembly, is under attack for for opposing the forced conversions of minorities in the country.

Aug 08, 2017, 09:13 AM IST

Pakistan's new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi consults with ousted boss Nawaz Sharif on cabinet

The ruling PML-N party on Tuesday used its majority in the National Assembly to install Abbasi who is expected to serve until Sharif`s brother, Shahbaz, becomes eligible to take over, probably within two months.


Aug 02, 2017, 13:50 PM IST

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi - a bizman-turned-politician: All you need to know

Pakistani lawmakers on Tuesday elected former petroleum minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the country's 18th Prime Minister, replacing veteran leader Nawaz Sharif over the Panama Papers scandal.

Aug 01, 2017, 19:03 PM IST

Deadly clashes during Venezuela's Constitutional Assembly election leaves 10 dead

Elections were held on Sunday to elect members of the Constituent Assembly who would replacingVenezuela's current National Assembly .

Jul 31, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

Panama Papers: Pak PM Sharif's Def Min Asif emerges 'most potential candidate' to replace him

The meeting, chaired by Sharif, was also attended by Shahbaz along with federal ministers, advisers and the legal team representing the Sharif family in the Panama Papers case.

Jul 22, 2017, 19:00 PM IST

Emmanuel Macron plans to slash France`s MPs by a third

Macron also pledged to introduce a degree of proportional representation into France`s winner-takes-all electoral system.

Jul 03, 2017, 23:26 PM IST

Emmanuel Macron party wins massive majority in French parliament

Macron's year-old Republic on the Move (REM) and their allies were set to win between 355 and 425 seats in the 577 seat National Assembly. 

Jun 19, 2017, 00:11 AM IST

Panamagate probe: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif appears before JIT

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is scheduled to appear on Thursday before the Panamagate joint investigation team (JIT), which is probing allegations of money-laundering against his family.

Jun 15, 2017, 10:29 AM IST

Pakistan Assembly to legalise trials before military courts

Pakistan's Parliament is to adopt a bill legalising trials before military courts for another two years.

Mar 10, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

Pakistan Parliament becomes battlefield as PTI, PML-N lawmakers exchange abuses, fists – Watch

Parliamentarians from Pakistan Peoples Party tried to calm the situation but no avail.

Jan 27, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

Pakistan opposition moves privilege against PM Nawaz Sharif for ''untruthful'' speech

The privilege motion referred to a plea by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s counsel in the Supreme Court in the ongoing Panamagate case.

Jan 19, 2017, 18:05 PM IST

Venezuela President threatens opposition over 'coup'

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has threatened his opponents would face "consequences" for their latest efforts to oust him, reviving his claim that he was the victim of a "coup" attempt.

Jan 11, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

Pakistan to host international seminar to discuss Kashmir issue

Parliamentarians from Europe and North America along with speakers from Jammu and Kashmir will attend a seminar in Islamabad to discuss the Kashmir issue, an official said on Tuesday.

Jan 03, 2017, 23:51 PM IST

Pakistan can't afford bullet trains, needs China's help, says Railway Minister

Pakistan Railway Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has informed the National Assembly that the country cannot afford to have bullet trains.

Nov 30, 2016, 18:17 PM IST

South Korean opposition to press on with Park's impeachment

Park Geun-hye, who has lost the support of the people and all political parties, including her own Saenuri Party, left the decision of her resignation to Parliament.

Nov 30, 2016, 14:49 PM IST

South Korean President Park opens door to leave office early

Park has been named as a suspect in the growing investigation, making her the first sitting president to be subject to a criminal probe while in office.

Nov 29, 2016, 20:30 PM IST

Pakistan govt approves 146 percent hike in salaries of parliamentarians

The Pakistan government has approved to increase the salary of Members of Parliament up to 146 percent.

Nov 24, 2016, 11:36 AM IST

Pak to speed up efforts to neutralise hostile elements

Pakistan today decided to speed up its efforts to neutralise hostile elements and set up a high- level task force to monitor the progress on implementation of National Action Plan to eliminate terrorism from the country.

Aug 11, 2016, 19:53 PM IST