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Will former PM Abbasi contest against Imran Khan in NA-53?

News Analysis | The former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi may confront Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf’s Chairman Imran Khan in National Assembly constituency - (NA)-53 Islamabad. The PTI...

Will Pakistan be able to become a strong democracy as government...

News Analysis | The National Assembly of Pakistan has completed its constitutional tenure on the 31st May 2018. In this regard, the Ministry of Parliamentary...

Pakistan hands over power to caretaker government as polls loom

AFP | Pakistan's civilian government completed its term Friday for only the second time in the country's history, with a caretaker administration to take over...

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly passes landmark FATA bill with a two-third majority

News Analysis | Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) assembly on Sunday, passed the much awaited KP-FATA merger bill with a two-third majority, paving way for the merger...

FATA-KP merger marks historic day for people of FATA

News Analysis | 24th May 2018 marks a historic day as the National Assembly of Pakistan passed the long-awaited constitutional amendment to merge the Federally...

IT Minister sheds light on industry performance

News Analysis | One of the fastest growing industries in Pakistan, the Information Technology (IT) sector, has expanded its export market to over one hundred...

IT Minister answers questions in parliament about industry performance

News Analysis | One of the fastest growing industries in Pakistan, the Information Technology (IT) export market of Pakistan has expanded itself to over one hundred...

Government aims to provide basic facilities to FATA

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, while addressing a tribal gathering at Jamrud, sub-division of the Khyber Agency, said that provision of...

South Punjab takes center stage as government, opposition try to woo...

News Analysis | The southern part of Punjab has once again gained prominence on the national scale ahead of the upcoming elections, to woo the...

Pakistan’s caretaker Prime Minister: Who & How?

Kanwar M Dilshad | The formal process of choosing the caretaker prime minister kicked off in mid-April, following a meeting between the Prime Minister Shahid...

Khursheed Shah warns of ‘non-existent’ institutional confrontation

News Analysis | Syed Khursheed Shah, opposition leader in the National Assembly, has, once again, spoken against the ‘institutional confrontation’ warning the government of its...

Punjab’s monopoly

Tahir Ali Khan | Pakistan is a federation. All federating units should have an equal role and weight in the election of the Prime Minister....

Why Nadeem Afzal Chan may not win in 2018?

Waqas Shabbir | The inclusion of former senior PPP politician, Nadeem Afzal Chan, in Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) may have consolidated the position of the latter in...

PML-N legislators arrested over abusive anti-judiciary protests

News Analysis | Police have arrested Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Member National Assembly (MNA) Waseem Akhtar Sheikh and Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Naeem Safdar over...

PTI demands a referendum for a new province in Punjab

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf (PTI) vice-chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi has called for a referendum in Southern Punjab to decide on a new province in...

PPP and PTI furious over PML-N’s controversial delimitation recommendations

News Analysis | Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf (PTI) have expressed anger and serious reservations over the demands of Daniyal Aziz, the federal minister for...

Win in Senate elections may pave way for PML-N to legislate...

News Desk | Senate Elections are underway. The upper house of the parliament is to be reelected today. Given the political environment of the country,...

Senate elections: How many seats is each party expected to win?

News Analysis | Senate elections are taking place on 3rd March as announced by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). The final date for submission...

Why did Pakistan refuse EU grant for support of electoral process?

News Analysis | Pakistan has refused a European (EU) grant of €15 million proposed for the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and election monitoring...

Ahsan Iqbal and Chaudhry Nisar clash over visa policy

News Analysis | The issues of a liberal visa policy and the status of International non-governmental organizations (INGOs) were discussed in the National Assembly (NA)...

Bangladesh: Why Nawaz Sharif has a poor understanding of history

K. Hussan Zia | In his op-ed piece, ‘24 years of exploitation created Bangladesh’ in The Daily Times of 17th January Mr. Babar Ayaz defends Mr. Nawaz Sharif’s claim...

Is PML-N trying to drive a wedge between PPP and PTI?

News Analysis | Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif blasted Imran Khan and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in the National Assembly (NA) today for what he described as...

Was the disqualification of Jahangir Tareen the right decision?

News Analysis | Jahangir Khan Tareen reacted to the apex court’s decision to disqualify him for life. He tweeted the accusations rejected by the Supreme...

PIA turns down bid to sell Roosevelt Hotel

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has announced that PIA’s crown jewel, the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan, New York, will not be sold....

Standing Committee on Climate Change suggests removing taxes on hybrid cars...

News Analysis | Amongst other problems, the National Assembly has established that the rising air pollution in the country, especially Punjab and the federal capital...

Minister of Power announces Pakistan has surplus energy

News Analysis | Federal Minister for the Power Division, Sardar Awais Leghari, in a press conference, stated that PML-N has fulfilled the promise it made...

Over 7,000 Pakistanis jailed abroad are without government support

GVS Special Report | On the 8th Session of the National Assembly Secretariat in 2014 during the “QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWERS AND THEIR REPLIES”, the...

Sharif Corruption knows no bounds

 Ikram Sehgal | The Nawaz Sharif episode shows that pervasive corruption has not only acquired respectability in a perverse manner in Pakistan but left to...

Sharifs Appear in Accountability court after yesterdays boost in the Assembly

News Analysis | Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law, Capt.Safdar appeared in the accountability court on Wednesday as the trial...

Zahid Hamid under mounting pressure after protesters refuse to budge

GVS Analysis | Ahsan Iqbal, Pakistan’s Interior Minister, along with Minister of State for Religious Affairs Pir Aminul Hasnat addressed a press conference, on Sunday...

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