Imran Khan loses no-trust vote, prime ministerial term comes to unceremonious end – No Confidence

The opposition’s no-trust motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan succeeded an hour past midnight on Sunday, with 174 members in the 342-strong house voting in favour of the resolution. PML-N’s Ayaz Sadiq, who was chairing the session after Asad Qaiser resigned as speaker, announced the result, after which Imran Khan ceased to hold the office … Read more

No-trust motion: Voting on PM Imran’s fate expected after Iftar – No Confidence

The National Assembly session to decide the fate of Prime Minister Imran Khan has resumed after a two-hour delay. The session was originally adjourned till 12:30pm but was seemingly delayed as opposition and government members held meetings. NA Speaker Asad Qaiser was chairing today’s session which began at 10:30am sharp, in accordance with the Supreme … Read more

Supreme Court restores National Assembly, orders no-confidence vote to be held on Saturday – Pakistan

The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside deputy speaker’s ruling to dismiss the no-trust resolution against Prime Minister Imran and the subsequent dissolution of the NA by the president on the PM’s advice, with all five judges unanimously voting 5-0 against it. The court, in its short order, ruled that the deputy speaker’s ruling was … Read more

PM Imran says ‘foreign-funded conspiracy’ out to topple his govt, claims to have evidence in writing – Pakistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday claimed that the opposition’s no-trust move is part of an alleged “foreign-funded conspiracy” hatched against his government over his refusal to have Pakistan’s foreign policy be influenced from abroad. He made these allegations at his party’s power show titled Amr Bil Maroof (enjoin the good) and billed as a … Read more

Not counting vote during no-trust proceedings is contemptuous: CJP Bandial – Pakistan

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial on Thursday observed that not counting a vote that has been cast during the no-trust proceedings against the prime minister would be “contemptuous”, adding that the real question was how long a dissident MNA could be disqualified for. Article 63-A laid out the procedure for the disqualification … Read more

MNA’s individual vote in no-trust proceeding has no status: Justice Munib – Pakistan

Supreme Court Justice Munib Akhtar observed on Monday that after joining a political party, a lawmaker’s individual vote during no-confidence proceedings was considered a “collective right”. He said that according to Article 95(ii) of the Constitution, which deals with the procedure to bring in a no-confidence motion against the prime minister, a member’s individual vote … Read more