Maharashtra opposition boycotts Assembly session over demand of loan waiver for farmers

The Opposition Congress and NCP on Tuesday boycotted the proceedings in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly here demanding that the government announce loan waiver for farmers.

Mizoram Assembly to commence from July 7

Mizoram Governor Lt General (retd) Nirbhay Sharma on Tuesday summoned the sixth session of the seventh state Legislative Assembly to commence from July 7, a state Assembly official said.

Not a single case since public drinking ban: Goa

In the last 11 months since drinking in public places was banned in Goa, often referred to as the country's nightlife and party capital, not a single case has been booked for downing alcohol publicly.

Illegal construction in Alibag, Murud coast to be regularised: Govt

Maharashtra government told the Legislative Assembly Tuesday that unauthorised constructions by adivasis and fishing community along the Murud and Alibag coast, which have violated CRZ (coastal regulation zone) rules, would be regularised.

Budget session of Arunachal assembly to begin on March 5

The budget session of the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly will begin with the presentation of vote-on-account on March 5 next, Speaker Nabam Rebia said Tuesday.

MPPEB scam: Congress activists held for trying to gherao Madhya Pradesh Assembly
MPPEB scam: Congress activists held for trying to gherao Madhya Pradesh Assembly

The Madhya Pradesh Police on Wednesday arrested around 100 activists of Congress for trying to lay siege to Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly demanding resignation of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan over the Professional Examination Board scam.

'BJP will move court if Bihar Assembly Speaker recognises JD(U) as opposition'

BJP on Saturday strongly contested JD(U)'s plea to accord it status of opposition in Legislative Assembly and said any step by the Speaker in favour of JD(U) would be challenged in the court.

Notification for 12th Assembly in Jammu and Kashmir issued

After getting Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's mandatory approval, the state law department has issued a notification for constituting the 12th Legislative Assembly.

Maharashtra Assembly revokes suspension of five Congress MLAs

The Maharastra state Legislative Assembly Tuesday revoked the suspension of five Congress MLAs, who were held responsible for creating a ruckus as well as misbehaving with the Maharashtra Governor who arrived to address the first joint sitting of the state legislature.

Jagan rebuked for making insinuations against Andhra Speaker

YSR Congress president and Leader of Opposition in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, YS Jaganmohan Reddy attracted Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao's wrath on the first day of the Winter Session on Thursday after he sought to cast aspersions on the latter in the House.

AP Assembly's winter session begins, condemns Peshawar carnage

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly Thursday strongly condemned the ghastly massacre of innocent students at Army Public School in Pakistan's Peshawar town by Taliban militants.

Andhra Pradesh Assembly session from today; CRDA Bill to be taken up

At least five bills, including the crucial one that enables setting up of the Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA), will be taken up during the brief winter session of Andhra Pradesh Legislature that begins here on Thursday.

Goa Assembly's one-day session underway

Goa Legislative Assembly Monday condoled the death of noted personalities from various fields, including the state's former Governor Mohammed Fazal who died last month.

Andhra Assembly seeks Centre's help to build capital

The Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly Thursday urged the central government to provide resources to establish a world-class capital city of the state around Vijayawada.

Peace brokered between JD(U), BJP; Nitish returns to House

A day after JD(U) and BJP clashed in the Upper House of the Bihar Assembly, peace was restored in the House Friday following the Chairman giving a clean chit to former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar accused of instigating the scuffle and the leader of opposition expressing regret about the episode.

DMDK stages walkout from TN Assembly; DMK members evicted

Opposition DMDK Friday staged a walkout from the House while DMK members were evicted after the Speaker declined to accept their request to expunge a word used by Housing Minister Vaithilingam from Assembly records.

Bihar Assembly sees noisy scenes over theft at BJP MP`s home

The Bihar Assembly saw noisy scenes inside and outside Wednesday after ruling JD-U and RJD legislators created a ruckus demanding arrest of BJP MP Giriraj Singh over "huge amount of unaccounted cash" being stolen from his house and then being recovered.

Bihar Assembly rocked by protest by all political parties

Bihar Assembly witnessed ruckus for the second consecutive day on Tuesday with members of all major parties trooping into the well on separate issues forcing adjournment of the House till recess.

BSP members walkout from Assembly over land acquisition issue

Accusing the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh of not fulfilling the promises made in its election manifesto for increased compensation to farmers on land acquisition, BSP members Wednesday walked out from the state Assembly.

After protests, Azam Khan calls for shifting of party offices

In a veiled attack on BJP opposition, SP leader Azam Khan Tuesday termed the protest at the state assembly as "shameful" and suggested that offices of political parties in the vicinity of it be shifted to prevent any such further incident.