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,
And what explains the reluctance of the advisor to Chief Minister (CM) on elementary and secondary education (E and SE) Ziaullah Bangash to cooperate with the members of the opposition benches? Is he afraid that the charges of corruption may turn real?
MONDAY, the 12th August marked the completion of first parliamentary year of the incumbent National Assembly which brought Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on the treasury whilst PML (N) and the PPP on the opposition benches as a result of general election held last year.Running the affairs of the House in a smooth and conducive manner is undoubtedly collective and shared responsibility of both the treasury and opposition benches.
I would ask the political parties that are now sitting on the opposition benches to jog their memory and recall the shenanigans that they themselves had been indulging in during the past.
The Speaker said that 123 members from treasury benches and 101 members from opposition benches took part in the budget discussion for 29 hours and 54 minutes and 28 hours and six minutes respectively.
PESHAWAR -- The Khyber-Pakhtunkhawa Assembly has passed the 2019-18 supplementary budget with total outlay of Rs 27 billion and over Rs920 million on Friday, while the opposition walked out of the assembly session over the speaker's usage of special power for dismissing the cut motion moves of the opposition benches during the budget procedures.
He said that the opposition was strongly opposing the Federal budget 2019-20 and absence of opposition benches during approval of budget would mean giving free hand to the treasury benches.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): Minister of State for Social Justice Ramadas Athawale on Wednesday took jibes at Rahul Gandhi on his party's drubbing in the Lok Sabha elections saying, "I congratulate you that you got the opportunity to sit there (in the opposition benches)".
The BNP-M chief was addressing a press conference after a meeting with a Pakistan People's Party (PPP) delegation who had called on him to invite him to opposition benches.
ISLAMABAD -- Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has stressed on the need of having friendly environment in the National Assembly during session as the role of both government and an opposition benches is of prime importance in the house in this regard.
KARACHI -- The government and the opposition benches in Sindh Assembly unanimously passed resolution against gas shutdown in the province.
PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly Friday approved MTI Amendment Act by majority votes as opposition benches made hue and cry over its passage in haste by the ruling benches.