Articles about Legislative Council

Karnataka Congress MLC Prakash Rathod caught watching porn during session

30 Jan 2021

India
Karnataka Congress MLC Prakash Rathod caught watching porn during session

Karnataka Congress leader and Member of Legislative Council (MLC) Prakash Rathod was allegedly caught browsing pornographic content on his mobile phone in the Karnataka Vidhan Parishad on Friday, said reports.

Karnataka: Legislative Council's Deputy Chairman dies by alleged suicide

29 Dec 2020

Politics
Karnataka: Legislative Council's Deputy Chairman dies by alleged suicide

The Deputy Chairman of Karnataka's Legislative Council, SL Dharme Gowda, has died by alleged suicide, reports said on Tuesday. His body was found on a railway track near Kadur in Chikkamagaluru.

Arnab and Kangana at center of ruckus in Maharashtra Assembly

08 Sep 2020

Politics
Arnab and Kangana at center of ruckus in Maharashtra Assembly

On the last day of the monsoon session, both Houses in Maharashtra Assembly witnessed an upheaval as members moved privilege motions against journalist Arnab Goswami and actor Kangana Ranaut.

Maharashtra CM Thackeray, 8 others elected unopposed to Legislative Council

14 May 2020

Politics
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.

Andhra Pradesh: State Assembly passes Bill for three capitals

21 Jan 2020

Politics
Andhra Pradesh: State Assembly passes Bill for three capitals

Former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu's dream project of making Amravati the "futuristic capital" of Andhra Pradesh fell flat after the Assembly passed a controversial Bill approving three capitals in the state on Monday night.

Prashant Kishor asked to leave JD(U); will work with AAP

14 Dec 2019

Politics
Prashant Kishor asked to leave JD(U); will work with AAP

JD(U)'s vice-president Prashant Kishor is angry after his party supported the Citizenship Act and he has been continuously slamming his boss and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Maharashtra: Deputy CM to be from NCP, Speaker from Congress

28 Nov 2019

Politics
Maharashtra: Deputy CM to be from NCP, Speaker from Congress

The new Maharashtra government will have one Deputy Chief Minister, from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), while the Speaker's post will go to the Congress party, NCP leader Praful Patel announced, following a six-hour-long meeting of the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance, on Wednesday.

After months of unrest, Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill

04 Sep 2019

World
After months of unrest, Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill

Following months of unrest, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday announced the formal withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill, according to reports.

7,000 apply for 13 canteen waiter posts in Maharashtra secretariat

18 Jan 2019

Mumbai
7,000 apply for 13 canteen waiter posts in Maharashtra secretariat

As many as 7,000 persons, mostly graduates, had applied for 13 vacant posts of canteen waiters in Mantralaya, the Maharashtra secretariat, an official said today.

Maratha quota Bill, ATR to be tabled in Maharashtra Legislature

29 Nov 2018

India
Maratha quota Bill, ATR to be tabled in Maharashtra Legislature

The much-awaited draft Bill, which provides for reservation to the Maratha community will be tabled in the Maharashtra Legislature today.

Maharashtra government to make food adulteration non-bailable offense

22 Nov 2018

India
Maharashtra government to make food adulteration non-bailable offense

Maharashtra government today said it would make food adulteration a non-bailable offense and provide for life-term to the offenders.

Maharashtra winter session from Monday: Maratha-quota reservation, drought to dominate

16 Nov 2018

India
Maharashtra winter session from Monday: Maratha-quota reservation, drought to dominate

The State Backward Class Commission report on Maratha reservations and the drought in 151 talukas are expected to dominate the two-week-long winter session of the Maharashtra Legislature, set to begin on November 19 (upcoming Monday).

Veteran TDP leader, Andhra MLC VVS Murthy dies in US

03 Oct 2018

India
Veteran TDP leader, Andhra MLC VVS Murthy dies in US

Veteran Telugu Desam Party leader, educationist and member of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council M VVS Murthy died in a road accident in the US. He was 76.

Section 377 based on Britain's Buggery Act of 1533: SC

08 Sep 2018

India
Section 377 based on Britain's Buggery Act of 1533: SC

The Supreme Court, which unanimously struck down part of the British-era law that criminalized gay sex, has traced the history of the 158-year-old provision in its judgment back to the reign of King Henry VIII in 1533.

Maharashtra: 639 farmers ended lives between March-May this year

14 Jul 2018

India
Maharashtra: 639 farmers ended lives between March-May this year

In Maharashtra, 639 farmers committed suicide between March and May this year due to crop failure, debt, and inability to repay bank loans.

Rashtriya 'Shia' Samaj vows to support Modi in Lok-Sabha elections

25 Jun 2018

Politics
Rashtriya 'Shia' Samaj vows to support Modi in Lok-Sabha elections

Shia community under the banner of RSS (Rashtriya Shia Samaj) has decided to support Narendra Modi as BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Eminent mimicry artiste Nerella Venu Madhav dies at 85

19 Jun 2018

India
Eminent mimicry artiste Nerella Venu Madhav dies at 85

Renowned mimicry and ventriloquism artiste Nerella Venu Madhav, 85, died today at his residence in Telangana's Warangal.

Safety net: Maharashtra secretariat gets network of 420 CCTV cameras

18 Jun 2018

Mumbai
Safety net: Maharashtra secretariat gets network of 420 CCTV cameras

After a suicide and two attempted suicides at the Mantralaya in recent months, Maharashtra Government is installing a CCTV network of 420 cameras at the state administration headquarters, located in South Mumbai.

BJP, Sena to clash again in Maharashtra Legislative Council polls

17 Jun 2018

Politics
BJP, Sena to clash again in Maharashtra Legislative Council polls

BJP and Shiv Sena are set to clash again in the biennial elections to the Legislative Council in Maharashtra, after a bitter face-off in Palghar Lok Sabha by-poll.

Maharashtra: Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray; discusses political-situation with BJP executive-committee

07 Jun 2018

Politics
Maharashtra: Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray; discusses political-situation with BJP executive-committee

BJP President Amit Shah met the state executive committee of the Maharashtra BJP yesterday night to take stock of the political situation in the state.

President Kovind arrives in Jammu for two-day maiden visit

18 Apr 2018

India
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.

Will win 11 seats in UP Legislative Council polls: BJP

08 Apr 2018

India
Will win 11 seats in UP Legislative Council polls: BJP

With the filing of nominations for Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council polls coming to a close tomorrow, BJP today sounded confident of bagging 11 out of 13 seats going to polls on April 26.

Akhilesh Yadav says BSP-SP will fight 2019 elections together

08 Apr 2018

Politics
Akhilesh Yadav says BSP-SP will fight 2019 elections together

In an NDTV interview, Akhilesh Yadav confirmed Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will form an alliance for 2019 general elections.

Maharashtra: Circular to keep schools open till Apr 30 withdrawn

28 Mar 2018

India
Maharashtra: Circular to keep schools open till Apr 30 withdrawn

A circular issued by an education body of the Maharashtra Government to keep all schools in the state open until April 30 for Classes 1 to 9 will be withdrawn, Minister Vinod Tawde said today.

After flirting briefly, Mayawati won't back Akhilesh for UP bypolls

27 Mar 2018

Politics
After flirting briefly, Mayawati won't back Akhilesh for UP bypolls

On Monday, Mayawati sprang a surprise by announcing that BSP won't support SP in the upcoming bypolls for Kairana parliamentary and Noorpur assembly seats.

Mumbai: Exam centers involved in paper leaks to be blacklisted

20 Mar 2018

India
Mumbai: Exam centers involved in paper leaks to be blacklisted

Examination centers found guilty of leaking papers would be blacklisted and permanently barred from conducting exams, Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde told the Legislative Council on Tuesday.

12.9% of total households in Maharashtra headed by women: Survey

08 Mar 2018

India
12.9% of total households in Maharashtra headed by women: Survey

According to an Economic Survey tabled in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly on Thursday, at least 12.9% of the total households in the state are headed by women.

Maharashtra: Sale of gutka to become non-bailable offense with 3-year-imprisonment

07 Mar 2018

Mumbai
Maharashtra: Sale of gutka to become non-bailable offense with 3-year-imprisonment

The Maharashtra Government has told the Legislative Council that sale of gutka -banned in the state- would be made a non-bailable offense.

Marathi might be made compulsory in CBSE, CISCE schools

27 Feb 2018

India
Marathi might be made compulsory in CBSE, CISCE schools

Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde on Tuesday said that the state government is considering to make the Marathi language a compulsory subject up to Class 10 in CBSE and CISCE schools.