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99% polling in three Andhra Legislative Council seats

About 99 per cent polling was today reported in elections to the three Legislative Council seats from the Local Authorities Constituencies in Andhra Pradesh.

MLC polls: 27 percent voting till 12 noon for graduate seats

In Civil Lines area, some people alleged that their names were in the Voters' list during the graduate MLC elections in 2015 but now their names are missing.

5,871 primary schools do not have buildings in Bihar

Education Minister Ashok Choudhary said that out of 21,419 primary schools which have been sanctioned under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, 21,100 schools have been set up in the state so far.

Maharashtra govt has received Rs 90 cr for 'Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan'

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today informed the Legislative Council that the CM's Relied Fund has so far received donations of Rs 90 crore for its flagship 'Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan'.

Andhra Pradesh: Budget session begins today, set to be stormy

Budget for 2016-17 will be the main agenda in the Andhra Pradesh Legislature session beginning here Saturday but many other contentious issues are expected to dominate the proceedings given the ongoing political fight between the ruling Telugu Desam and the Opposition YSR Congress.

Legislative Council passes Bihar Right to Public Grievance Redressal Bill

 The Bihar Legislative Council today passed the Bihar Right to Public Grievance Redressal Bill unanimously after Opposition leader Sushil Kumar Modi called for formulation of apt rules for it's implementation and lend support to it.

Hong Kong on high alert as new democracy showdown looms

Hong Kong`s leader warned on Tuesday that violence will not be tolerated, a day after authorities arrested 10 people and seized suspected explosives ahead of a crucial vote on a China-backed electoral reform package this week.

TRS wins five seats in Telangana council

Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari and minister T Venkateshwar Rao were among five candidates of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) elected to the state legislative council.

Mulayam Singh meets Uttar Pradesh Governor

Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday met UP Governor Ram Naik who has sought background details of the nine candidates recommended for nomination to the Legislative Council, at Raj Bhawan here.

Bill to hike number of AP Leg Council members introduced in LS

A Bill to raise the number of members of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council from 50 to 58 was introduced in the Lok Sabha today, amid protests by some opposition members.

Model Code of Conduct enforced in Krishna-Guntur

Model Code of Conduct has been enforced in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna-Guntur districts ahead of the Legislative Council polls for the Teachers' constituency on March 16.

Low voter turnout in Kanpur LC bypolls

The voter turnout for the Legislative Council by-election to Kanpur division graduates' constituency was low with the Kanpur division recording the lowest participation at 28 per cent.

National meeting of speakers, chairpersons in Indore today

A meeting of speakers and chairpersons of Legislative Assemblies and Councils of various states will be held here on Monday.

Odisha government wants legislative council in state

 The Odisha government Friday initiated the process for setting up a legislative council in the state.

Bihar Legislative Council bypolls on Sept 11

Bye-election to two Bihar Legislative Council seats, which fell vacant following the resignation of sitting members, will be held on September 11, the Election Commission announced on Tuesday.

JD(U), BJP members clash in Bihar House

Old NDA companions JD(U) and BJP clashed in Bihar Legislative Council Thursday with members of the two rival parties shoving and pushing each other in the presence of the parties` leaders Nitish Kumar and Sushil Kumar Modi.

TRS wins Legislative Council chairman`s post; Congress-TDP boycott election

Telangana Rashtra Samiti`s Swami Goud was Wednesday elected as the Chairman of the Telangana Legislative Council amid acrimonious scenes and boycott of the election by Congress and Telugu Desam Party members.

BSP members walkout from UP Council

Enraged over the issue of inclusion of 17 backward castes into the Scheduled Caste category by the Uttar Pradesh government, opposition BSP members Tuesday staged a walkout from the Vidhan Parishad, asking why it was not done so far.

Nine MLCs including five from Congress join TRS: Telangana

Nine members of Legislative Council -- including five from Congress and two from TDP -- in Telangana today crossed over to TRS, boosting the strength of the ruling party in the upper house.

UP Legislative Council briefly adjourned over law and order

The Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council was on Monday briefly adjourned following uproar by Opposition over prevailing law and order situation in the state.