Legislative Assembly: News

21 Mar 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

Centre's objection to budget 'unconstitutional': Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the Centre's objection to the proposed Delhi budget was "unconstitutional" and "completely groundless," reported NDTV.

15 Mar 2023


Kerala Assembly ruckus: 4 Opposition MLAs, 5 security staff injured

The Kerala Legislative Assembly witnessed a ruckus on Wednesday, with Opposition MLAs staging a protest outside Speaker A N Shamseer's office, reported NDTV.

11 Mar 2023


Karnataka Assembly elections: Senior citizens, PwDs to get vote-from-home option

Chief Election Commissioner of India Rajiv Kumar has said that for the first time, senior citizens aged above 80 years and persons with disabilities (PwDs) will be allowed to vote from home in the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections, reported ANI.

08 Mar 2023


Manik Saha sworn in as Tripura CM for 2nd time

Manik Saha of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been sworn in as the chief minister of Tripura for the second consecutive term on Wednesday.

26 Dec 2020

Madhya Pradesh

MP Cabinet passes anti-conversion bill with up to 10-year imprisonment

The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet on Saturday approved the Dharma Swatantrya (Religious Freedom) Bill, 2020 that aims to curb forced religious conversions for inter-faith marriages in the state.

17 Oct 2020


Sushant Singh Rajput's MLA cousin hospitalized in Patna

Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Bihar, Niraj Kumar Singh Bablu was on Thursday hospitalized in Patna after suffering from chest pain.

03 Aug 2020

Tamil Nadu

Will never allow three-language formula: Tamil Nadu CM on NEP

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday rejected the three-language policy as mentioned in the new National Education Policy (NEP).

14 May 2020


Maharashtra CM Thackeray, 8 others elected unopposed to Legislative Council

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and eight others were elected unopposed to the state Legislative Council on Thursday.

23 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes oath as CM

Bharatiya Janata Party's Shivraj Singh Chouhan was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh on Monday evening.

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).

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.

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.

19 Feb 2020

Arvind Kejriwal

In a first, BJP leader used AI-generated videos during campaigning

Ahead of the Legislative Assembly elections in National Capital, BJP Delhi President Manoj Tiwari used AI-generated deepfake videos while campaigning.

21 Nov 2019


He is German: Home Ministry revokes Telangana MLA's citizenship

Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Telangana, Ramesh Chennamaneni is no longer a citizen of India, the government announced on Wednesday, while accusing him of misrepresenting and concealing facts, and obtaining citizenship fraudulently.

15 Jul 2019

Mumbai Police

#KarnatakaCrisis: Unwilling to meet Congress leaders, MLAs write to police

In a major embarrassment to Congress, fourteen rebel MLAs of Karnataka Assembly wrote a letter to Mumbai Police seeking protection from senior leaders who might meet them.

07 Feb 2019


Goa: Exchange cigarette butts for free beer at this shack

Goa, a go-to place for many, sees an inflow of 7L tourists every year.

30 Jan 2019


Tube in nose, ailing Goa CM Manohar Parrikar presents budget

In a sight that evokes concern, ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar presented the state budget on Wednesday while seated with a tube inserted into his nose.

07 Dec 2018


Film personalities cast votes, add glitz to Telangana Assembly polls

Adding a dash of glamour to Telangana's poll process, Telugu film bigwigs turned up in good numbers to cast their ballot today.

05 Dec 2018


Abhijit Iyer-Mitra granted bail after Odisha govt drops charges

A day after the Odisha government decided to drop charges against journalist and defense analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra, an Odisha court has granted him bail.

19 Nov 2018


Ola, Uber drivers on strike in Mumbai: Details here

With many Ola and Uber drivers on strike, thousands of Mumbaikars, on Monday, woke up to commuting troubles.

18 Nov 2018


After a year of agitation, Marathas to get reservations

After over a year of agitations, the Maratha community is set to get reservations in jobs and education, confirmed Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday.

12 Nov 2018


#TelanganaElections: BJP to give 1 lakh cows, slash fuel tax

The Telangana unit of the BJP, in its election manifesto for the upcoming Legislative Assembly elections, has reportedly promised to distribute 1 lakh cows every year for those interested in owning cows.

31 Oct 2018


TN: Disqualified MLAs asked to vacate hostel rooms, pay rent

Post the disqualification of 18 AIADMK legislators, their rooms at the MLA Hostel in Chennai have been sealed and the individuals asked to settle pending dues.

18 Sep 2018

Rahul Gandhi

Congress denies reports of Maken resigning as Delhi Party Chief

Earlier in the day, it was reported that Ajay Maken, the Delhi Congress chief, had resigned from his post over health issues.

05 Aug 2018


Uzbekistan: Swaraj pays floral tributes at Lal Bahadur Shastri memorial

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj paid floral tributes at the bust of India's second Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri at his memorial in the Uzbek capital.

03 Aug 2018


People dumping live puppies, kittens in garbage, says Goa CM

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today told the Legislative Assembly that people were dumping puppies and kittens in the garbage while they were still alive.

31 Jul 2018


Congress alleges 'plastic eggs' being sold in Goa; demands action

The Congress today alleged that "plastic eggs" are being sold in Goa and demanded action from the Goa Government to check the practice.

27 Jul 2018


Be ready to pay more for water in future: Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today told the Legislative Assembly that tariff on drinking water in the Goa was "subsidized" and people should be ready to "pay more for it" in the future.

26 Jul 2018


Tourists who don't respect Goan culture not welcome: Minister

Tourists who do not respect the culture of Goa and create nuisance by littering on the beaches or taking drugs are not welcome in the state, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said in the Legislative Assembly today.

25 Jul 2018


Goa govt to install 60,000 bio-toilets under ODF-scheme: CM Parrikar

The Goa government will install 60,000 bio-toilets at a cost of Rs. 280cr to make the state open defecation free (ODF) under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told Legislative Assembly today.

14 Jul 2018


Maha govt to spend Rs. 7,300cr to repair electrical systems

The Maharashtra government has prepared a plan to repair the electrical poles, wires, and other systems at a cost of Rs. 7,300 crore, Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has said.

10 Jul 2018


Mumbai: BMC will collaborate with IIT-B for better-roads, says Fadnavis

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis today said the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation would be directed to collaborate with institutions like IIT-Bombay to develop modern technology for ensuring good roads in Mumbai.

18 May 2018


Goa: Congress writes to Governor to stake claim to form-government

In the aftermath of Karnataka rumble, the Congress today staked claim to form the government in Goa, being the single-largest party in the Legislative Assembly held in 2017.

18 Apr 2018


President Kovind arrives in Jammu for two-day maiden visit

President Ram Nath Kovind has today arrived in Jammu on his two-day maiden visit to the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir.

01 Apr 2018


12 people died desilting septic tanks last year: Delhi govt

In Delhi, 12 people died last year while cleaning septic tanks while no such death has been reported so far in 2018, the Delhi government informed the Legislative Assembly.

30 Mar 2018


Maharashtra: Shiv Sena questions Fadnavis' announcement of 72,000 govt jobs

The Shiv Sena on Friday took a dig at Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over his announcement to provide government jobs to 72,000 people, asking him to make public names of those who would get these jobs.

26 Mar 2018


Maharashtra: Over 3 lakh rat-kill tablets placed in secretariat

More than three lakh poison tablets were placed in the Maharashtra secretariat in May 2016 to check the rat menace, a state Minister said on Monday, clarifying that it was not the number of rodents killed in the exercise.

23 Mar 2018


Maharashtra: Over 2 lakh people have symptoms of oral cancer

The Maharashtra Government on Friday told the Legislative Assembly that over 2.6 lakh people in the state were found to have symptoms of oral cancer in a recent screening.

20 Mar 2018

Samajwadi Party

Won't open new engineering colleges, 62% seats vacant: UP Govt

With 62% seats lying vacant in engineering colleges, the Uttar Pradesh Government today said it will not open any new engineering college in the state.

20 Mar 2018


Railways in talks with student protesters demanding jobs: CM Fadnavis

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis informed Legislative Assembly that railway administration has initiated talks with the student protesters in Mumbai demanding permanent jobs.

12 Mar 2018


Assam Finance Minister to present state's first e-Budget today

Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said he would present the state's first e-Budget at the Legislative Assembly in Guwahati on Monday.

17 Nov 2017


Gujarat elections: BJP releases first list of candidates

BJP has released its first list of 70 candidates for the Gujarat elections. The polls to the 182-member Legislative Assembly will be held in two phases - December 9 and 14.

15 Nov 2017


Sena MLA Harshvardhan Jadhav: BJP offered Rs. 5cr to defect

Shiv Sena MLA Harshvardhan Jadhav has accused the BJP of horse-trading. In a shocking claim, he said BJP was offering Rs. 5cr each to Sena's 25 MLAs.

09 Nov 2017

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh elections: 50.3L voters across 68 constituencies cast ballot

Voting for the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections began today across all 68 constituencies at 8am.

04 Oct 2017


Sanand's Dalits change their display picture to a moustache! Why?

Sanand's 300 Dalit men have found a novel way to protest against the multiple attacks on Dalits in Gujarat by changing their WhatsApp display picture to a moustache logo.

04 Oct 2017


TN: Madras HC questions Speaker about non-action against OPS

The Madras HC, while hearing the petition of DMK and 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs from TTV Dhinakaran's camp regarding the latter's disqualification from the Legislative Assembly, questioned Speaker P Dhanapal as to why no action was taken against Deputy CM O Panneerselvam (OPS) when he voted against the E Palaniswamy (EPS) government in the February confidence vote.

30 Jul 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Cross-LoC trade will not stop: Mehbooba Mufti tells centre

Suggesting that she won't commit a blunder, Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti recently defied the centre's wishes and proclaimed that she won't allow for the trade across Line of Control (LoC) to be halted.

04 Jun 2017


Rajdeo Ranjan murder- Shahabuddin refuses CBI's lie detector test

Former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin, accused in the murder case of journalist Rajdeo Ranjan, refused to undergo a lie detector test by CBI.

10 Apr 2017


Complaint registered against BJP's T Raja Singh for hate speech

A police complaint has been filed against BJP MLA from Hyderabad, T Raja Singh, for indulging in hate speech at a Ram Navami event in Hyderabad.

28 Mar 2017


AAP MLAs disqualification case: Election Commission concludes hearing

The Election Commission (EC) concluded the hearing on the 'Office-of-Profit' case against 21 AAP MLAs who were appointed as Parliamentary Secretaries in 2015.

15 Mar 2017


Old notes worth Rs. 473 crore still with cooperative banks

District Cooperative Central Banks (DCCB) in Karnataka had continued accepting deposits in banned currencies (Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000) even after being prohibited by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

18 Aug 2016


President Pranab Mukherjee appoints new State Governors

Four new State Governors have been appointed by President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday.