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Pressure and parliament

Prime Minister Imran Khan is not happy with the opposition parties for staging walkouts, disturbing parliamentary proceedings with protests, and wasting taxpayers’ money. In one of his recent tweets, the…

Article 62 And Parliament

Article 62 and parliament

Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa in Ishaq Khan Khakwani and Others v Mian Nawaz Sharif & Others (PLD 2015 SC 275): “…..the vague, uncertain, obscure and conflicting terminology used in…

Parliament And The PTI

Parliament and the PTI

The PTI has finally relented, resolving the stalemate over the Public Accounts Committee. It has agreed to let the leader of the opposition, Mian Shahbaz Sharif, take the chair of…

Parliamentarians’ Tax Directory 2017

The Tax Directory of parliamentarians 2017 released on Saturday showed that 167 members of national and provincial assemblies failed to file their returns even though it is mandatory, irrespective of…

Strengthening Parliament

Strengthening parliament

Youth Parliament Pakistan, a project that was launched in 2007, had the basic purpose of engaging the youth of our country in healthy discourses on legislation, national and international affairs…

Parliamentary Privileges

Parliamentary privileges

The contest that has opened up between our parliamentarians on their ability to abuse women is deeply disgusting. But really neither their attitudes nor their vocabulary is especially shocking. We…

Green Parliament

Green parliament

Last year when world leaders geared up for reaching an international climate deal in Paris, Pakistan's Parliament decided to go green like its flag. Pakistan's Parliament became the first ever…

Parliament & Basic Rights

Parliament & basic rights

By publishing a book on parliament’s role in defining the fundamental rights of the citizens of Pakistan, the Senate has provided an opportunity for a much-needed discussion on the subject.…