Opposition benches

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Opposition benches

pl (esp Brit Parl) → Oppositionsbank f
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It is all comprised in one street of gloomy lodging- houses, from whose windows, in vacation-time, there frown long melancholy rows of bills, which say, as plainly as did the countenances of their occupiers, ranged on ministerial and opposition benches in the session which slumbers with its fathers,
THE Senate elections witnessed political shenanigans among both the treasury and the opposition benches.
The bill was adopted amidst huge uproar by the members on the Opposition benches.
LAHORE: A ministerof the provincial government may have misled the House by deliberately skipping the controversial content of a resolution just to give the opposition benches an impression that the resolution which treasury benches passed in the absence of opposition legislators on February 28, was actually not against the National AccountabilityBureau(NAB), according to a report by a private media outlet.
The enraged protesting lawmakers from both the treasury and opposition benches staged a walkout from the proceedings of the House.
They were outnumbered by members from the opposition benches such as the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Awami National Party (ANP) in the assembly.
PESHAWAR -- Treasury and opposition benches of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Monday exchanged harsh words over the lack of quorum in the house.
MPAs belonging to treasury and opposition benches supported the resolution.
KARACHI -- The members of opposition benches in Sindh Assembly warned that they would table a no-confidence motion against Deputy Speaker Syeda Shehla Raza, if she does not improve her behavior.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 2 (ANI): In the wake of the Income tax department conducting raids at Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar's residence where 44 Congress MLAs are holed up, former law minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wants no one on the Opposition benches.
KARACHI -- Sindh Assembly on Monday echoed with the slogans of 'Go Zardari GO'' as opposition staged protest in front of the speaker against what they called 'corruption of ignoring opposition benches in releasing of developmental funds,'
A pandemonium marred the proceedings of Balochistan Assembly on Friday when members from treasury and opposition benches started leveling allegations against each other over the Reko Diq issue took place during the speech of the opposition leader in the Balochistan Assembly.