horse trading


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horse trading

n
hard bargaining to obtain equal concessions by both sides in a dispute
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Noun1.horse trading - the swapping of horses (accompanied by much bargaining)
barter, swap, swop, trade - an equal exchange; "we had no money so we had to live by barter"
2.horse trading - negotiation accompanied by mutual concessions and shrewd bargaining
negotiation, talks, dialogue - a discussion intended to produce an agreement; "the buyout negotiation lasted several days"; "they disagreed but kept an open dialogue"; "talks between Israelis and Palestinians"
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Islamabad -- Newly elected Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani has said that senate elections were most transparent elections of senate history, there was no horse trading.
We are the only party not involved in any horse trading of parliamentarians,' she said.
The allegations of horse trading and 'use of money' is not something new that one should be astonished to witness in Senate polls in Pakistan.
While talking to media man outside Election Commission here on Wednesday Maryam Aurangzeb has said that Imran Khan and Zardari are the kings of horse trading and the stage shows they conducted, the entire nation has witnessed.
While talking to the media outside the Election Commission Pakistan (ECP) here on Wednesday, Maryam Aurangzeb said that Imran Khan and Zardari are the kings of horse trading and the entire nation has witnessed the stage shows they conducted.
To a question about elections of Chairman and Deputy Chairman of Senate, she said that the polls of Senate was not conducted according the democratic system and those involved in horse trading were wrong.
Durrani contradicted the allegations of horse trading leveled against PPP.
Sources in the PTI said that Khan would chair a meeting at the CM House to discuss the situation emerged after the allegations levelled against his party lawmakers of involvement in horse trading in the Senate elections.
Talking to PTV, he stressed that the election process mechanism of the upper house needed to be changed to stop horse trading practice in future.
The 'Quaid' of PML-N also said that there should be an investigation into the allegations of horse trading in the Senate elections, and if all the affected political parties form a coalition against it, PML-N will also join it.
Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has initiated an inquiry against the PTI members after receiving instructions from Imran Khan, who announced that the MPAs would expel from the ruling party if they were found guilty of being involved in horse trading.
The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan and ousted prime minister and Quaid of Pakistan Muslim League-N Nawaz Sharif, while expressing 'concern' over the alleged horse trading in the polls, have demanded probe into the matter.