Assembly: News

24 Jun 2020


Manipur: BJP-led coalition faces crisis, rebel MLAs flown to Delhi

The BJP-led coalition in Manipur is facing an existential crisis after nine MLAs, three from the saffron party itself, withdrew support from Chief Minister N Biren Singh's government on June 17.

13 Jun 2020


Nepal's Parliament clears bill for new map including Indian territories

The lower house of Nepal's Parliament on Saturday passed an amendment to update the political map of the country.

13 Jun 2020


Karnataka: Deve Gowda, three others, elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed

Four politicians — JD(S) patriarch and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, Congress veteran Mallikarjun Kharge, and BJP's Eranna Kadadi and Ashok Gasti — were elected to the Rajya Sabha on Friday unopposed from Karnataka.

20 May 2020


Harsh Vardhan to take charge as WHO Executive Board Chairman

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan will take charge as chairman of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board on Friday, May 22, reports said.

21 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

After MP CM Kamal Nath's resignation, rebel MLAs join BJP

After triggering the fall of the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, 22 rebel MLAs in the state joined the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Kamal v/s Kamal Nath: Before floor test, Speaker accepts resignations

In what brings nothing but bad news for Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, Speaker NP Prajapati accepted the resignations of 16 MLAs, who have been putting up in Bengaluru since March 9, late on Thursday night.

19 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh crisis: Horse-trading, Governor's power discussed in Supreme Court

In what serves as a setback for the Madhya Pradesh government, the Supreme Court remarked today that a Governor can call for a floor test even when the Assembly is not in session.

18 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh: Congress wants floor test after by-polls, BJP opposes

During a hearing in the Supreme Court on the plea filed by BJP seeking a floor test in Madhya Pradesh immediately, Congress said the trust vote should be delayed till by-polls are held, a request that the saffron party opposed.

17 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh floor test: SC sends notice to Kamal Nath

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court issued a notice to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath in connection to the plea filed by the opposition BJP demanding a floor test. The matter will be heard tomorrow at 10:30 am.

17 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

MP: BJP's plea regarding floor test reaches SC, Congress confident

Both Congress, which is governing Madhya Pradesh for the last 15 months, and BJP, which ruled the state for 15 years before December 2018, are confident they have the numbers to run the Assembly.

16 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

MP Governor asks Kamal Nath to face floor test tomorrow

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Monday asked Chief Minister Kamal Nath to face a floor test in the state Legislative Assembly on Tuesday.

16 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh: Suspense over floor test continues, Speaker remains non-committal

The crisis in Madhya Pradesh is poised for another twist today as Speaker NP Prajapati hasn't given a confirmation on floor test, that would determine if Chief Minister Kamal Nath's government is in majority.

15 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Day before Madhya Pradesh floor test, Congress MLAs reach Bhopal

The ruling Congress in Madhya Pradesh shifted its MLAs back to Bhopal from Jaipur a day ahead of a floor test in the state Legislative Assembly.

13 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Governor expels 6 rebel ministers amid government crisis

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Friday expelled six ministers from the state Cabinet upon the recommendation of Chief Minister Kamal Nath.

10 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh crisis: Is the Congress government going to fall?

In a major setback to the Congress party, its government in Madhya Pradesh looks in peril after a string of resignations from party legislators.

17 Feb 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi Cabinet finalized; Kejriwal to not hold any portfolios

After Arvind Kejriwal took charge as the Delhi Chief Minister for the third time on Monday, the portfolio allocation for the Cabinet was finalized.

12 Feb 2020

Narendra Modi

On February 16, Kejriwal to take oath at Ramlila Maidan

Rewarded with a stunning mandate by people of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal will take the oath as the Chief Minister for a straight third time on Sunday, February 16.

11 Feb 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi election highlights: Who won and who lost?

As the counting of votes for the Delhi Assembly elections began earlier today, it became evident that the ruling Aam Aadmi Party was set to win.

09 Feb 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

After exit polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets AAP leaders

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called a meeting of senior leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party after the exit polls for the Assembly elections were announced.

27 Jan 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Prashant Kishor slams Amit Shah over Shaheen Bagh remark

After Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday urged people to press the EVM button "with anger" and lashed out at the Shaheen Bagh protests in Delhi, poll strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor took a swipe at Shah.

22 Jan 2020

Sonia Gandhi

'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi

After a rather publicized fallout with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu sort of vanished from the news.

20 Jan 2020

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh could get three capitals; state tense, opposition outraged

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy wants his state to have not one, not two, but three capitals and hopes this task is completed during the three-day special Assembly session that started today.

19 Jan 2020

Manoj Tiwari

Delhi: After ticket distribution, BJP workers protest outside party office

Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday staged a protest outside the party's office in New Delhi over the distribution of tickets for the upcoming Assembly elections.

17 Jan 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi elections: After AAP, BJP announces list of poll candidates

Days after the Aam Aadmi Party released its list of candidates for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday announced its poll candidates.

02 Jan 2020


It's unconstitutional: Kerala Governor dismisses Assembly's resolution against CAA

Kerala's Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan got the state Assembly to back his stand on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). This week, the legislators passed a resolution blocking the Act's implementation in the state.

30 Nov 2019


Naxals blow bridge in Gumla as polling continues in Jharkhand

As the first phase of polling commenced in Jharkhand on Saturday, Naxals blew up a bridge in the Gumla district's Bishnupur.

24 Oct 2019


Meet Dushyant Singh Chautala, the kingmaker of Haryana

In Haryana, a young Turk, Dushyant Singh Chautala is holding the cards for the Assembly.

06 Sep 2019


Karnataka minister defends deputy CM, who watched porn in Assembly

Weeks after he was sworn-in as Karnataka's Chief Minister for the fourth time, BS Yediyurappa, got a new Cabinet and three deputy CMs.

28 Jul 2019


Karnataka: Rebel MLAs to approach Supreme Court against disqualification

Following his disqualification from the Karnataka Assembly, rebel JD(S) MLA AH Vishwanath said he and other disqualified lawmakers will approach the Supreme Court on Monday to challenge their disqualification which was "against the law".

23 Jul 2019


Karnataka crisis: Kumaraswamy loses trust vote, no longer CM

After a long day and longer debates, trust vote began in Karnataka Assembly, and JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy failed to prove majority in the House. This means he will no longer be the CM, paving way for BJP to form the government.

18 Jul 2019


#KarnatakaTrustVote: Will Kumaraswamy be able to retain his CM chair?

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy moved a trust motion in the Assembly on Thursday, days after the survival of his government was threatened by a flurry of resignations.

11 Apr 2019

Lok Sabha

From smashing EVM to clashes, Andhra is witnessing high-octane polls

Andhra Pradesh is witnessing a high-octane electoral battle. Assembly elections and Lok Sabha polls are being held simultaneously in the coastal state on Thursday.

17 Mar 2019

Andhra Pradesh

BJP releases list of 177 candidates for Andhra, Arunachal elections

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released a list of 177 candidates for the Assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh.

26 Feb 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi: AAP government presents Rs. 60,000 crore budget for 2019-20

The AAP government today presented a Rs. 60,000 crore budget for 2019-20 in the Assembly and said it's "two times more" than the one presented in 2014-15.

15 Feb 2019

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu might ban TikTok as it 'degrades' Tamil culture

The world may be perfectly lip-syncing to tunes on TikTok, but the Tamil Nadu government isn't impressed.

28 Nov 2018

Madhya Pradesh

#MPPolls: 745 EVMs, VVPAT machines replaced; Cong complains to CEC

As many as 745 EVMs and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines were replaced today in Madhya Pradesh, where voting for the Assembly elections is underway, a senior poll official said.

28 Nov 2018


Mizoram polls: 15% voter turnout recorded in first two hours

Around 15% voter turnout was recorded in first two hours of polling in 40 Assembly constituencies of Mizoram, Chief Electoral Officer Ashish Kundra said today.

11 Nov 2018


Chhattisgarh: Naxal killed in encounter with STF ahead of polls

A Maoist was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district today morning, a day ahead of polling in the region for the state Assembly polls.

09 Nov 2018


Punjab CM Amarinder Singh writes to Sushma on Kartarpur Sahib

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to take up the issue of opening the corridor from Dera Baba Nanak to Kartarpur Sahib with the Pakistan government.

06 Nov 2018


#KarnatakaBypolls: BJP wins one seat; Congress-JD(S) alliance strong

The results of the Karnataka bypolls are out, and the BJP have not made any significant dent on the Congress-JD(S) alliance in the state.