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PPP challenges rejection of votes in chairman senate poll in IHC

PPP challenges rejection of votes in chairman senate poll in IHC

Senator Yousaf Raza Gillani. Photo: File ISLAMABAD: With hopes of taking back the Senate chairman’s post, the PPP has approached the Islamabad High Court (IHC) challenging the returning officer’s (RO) decision rejecting the votes that the party believed were polled for their candidate. Senator Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani filed a …

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‘PDM decided opposition leader in Senate would be from PML-N’

'PDM decided opposition leader in Senate would be from PML-N'

PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz on Sunday said that parties in the Pakistan Democratic Movement opposition alliance had agreed on a PML-N candidate for the Leader of the Opposition in Senate position and the decision should “in principal” not be revisited. Maryam’s remarks came during a media briefing alongside PDM …

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PPP wants own candidate as Senate Opposition leader, say sources

PPP wants own candidate as Senate Opposition leader, say sources

PPP leader Sherry Rehman speaking to media outside Election Commission of Pakistan’s Office in Karachi on February 18, 2021. — PPI/File PPP wants Opposition leader position in the Senate for its party leader, Geo News reported Thursday, citing sources, despite being a member of the 10-party anti-government alliance after differences …

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Information minister says Senate election was not influenced

Information minister says Senate election was not influenced

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz believes the Opposition is trying to make the Senate chairman and deputy chairman election controversial on purpose. He said the elections were held in a free and transparent manner and were not influenced. The information minister was addressing a press conference in Islamabad …

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Bilawal claims PDM ‘defeated’ PTI govt in National Assembly, Senate

Bilawal claims PDM 'defeated' PTI govt in National Assembly, Senate

PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari addresses a press conference in Pakistan, March 12, 2021. Geo News/via The News KARACHI: PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Friday claimed that the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) — the Opposition parties’ anti-government coalition — “defeated” the PTI government in the National Assembly and Senate. The Senate …

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Sanjrani topples Gillani to become new Senate chairman

Sanjrani topples Gillani to become new Senate chairman

ISLAMABAD: The PTI government’s candidate for the Senate chairman election, Sadiq Sanjrani, has defeated Yousaf Raza Gillani of the Opposition coalition of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), marking a significant victory for the ruling party. Sanjrani received 48 votes, while Gillani bagged 42. Eight of the 98 votes in total …

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Watch: PDM senators speak to Senate security chief about CCTV footage

Watch: PDM senators speak to Senate security chief about CCTV footage

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) lawmakers Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar and Musadik Malik on Friday demanded assurances from the Senate secretariat security chief that the CCTV footage from the previous couple of days will not be destroyed. Khokhar and Malik, along with other senators, approached the Senate Secretariat security chief …

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