Legislative Council

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, two Dy CMs elected to Legislative Council

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, two Dy CMs elected to Legislative Council

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was on Friday was elected to the Legislative Council.

Sep 08, 2017, 16:02 PM IST
Nomination papers of Yogi Adityanath, deputies valid; Council by-poll win certain

Nomination papers of Yogi Adityanath, deputies valid; Council by-poll win certain

Besides Adityanath, his deputies Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma, two more state ministers had filed their nomination papers yesterday.

Sep 06, 2017, 20:05 PM IST
Union Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey appointed Uttar Pradesh BJP chief

Union Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey appointed Uttar Pradesh BJP chief

Mahendra Nath Pandey will replace Keshav Prasad Maurya as UP BJP chief.

Sep 01, 2017, 00:18 AM IST

EC releases schedule for one more by-poll for UP upper house

The Election Commission on Tuesday declared that polling in one more by-election to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council will be held on September 18, three days after voting to fill four vacancies for which it had declared the dates last week.

Aug 29, 2017, 23:31 PM IST

UP council bypoll notification issued; Yogi Adityanath may contest

The Election Commission (EC) set in motion on Tuesday the process for filling up four vacant UP Legislative Council seats by issuing the notification for the by-polls.

Aug 29, 2017, 21:27 PM IST

Blow to SP as another MLC resigns from Council

In a setback to the Samajwadi Party, its MLC Ashok Bajpai on Wednesday resigned from the UP Legislative Council, taking the number of party legislators who have quit recently to four.

Aug 09, 2017, 17:02 PM IST

TDP suspends MLC involved in Hyderabad land scam

Andhra Pradesh`s ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Thursday suspended Legislative Council member G. Deepak Reddy, who was arrested last week for his alleged involvement in a land scam.

Jun 15, 2017, 15:32 PM IST
'VAT on petroleum products to continue, to be decided by GST Council'

'VAT on petroleum products to continue, to be decided by GST Council'

Maharashtra Minister Deepak Kesarkar on Sunday informed the Legislative Council that the continuation of VAT on petroleum products and alcohol will be decided by the Goods and Service Tax Council in the next five years.

May 21, 2017, 21:13 PM IST

Maharashtra govt developing app for black & yellow taxis

The Maharashtra government planned to develop a cab hailing app in three months for black- and- yellow taxis on the lines of the services provided by private aggregators like Ola and Uber,Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Friday.

Apr 07, 2017, 18:58 PM IST

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.

Mar 17, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

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.

Feb 03, 2017, 16:17 PM IST

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.

Apr 01, 2016, 18:54 PM IST

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'.

Mar 11, 2016, 14:11 PM IST

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.

Mar 05, 2016, 08:38 AM IST

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.

Aug 05, 2015, 19:37 PM IST

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.

Jun 16, 2015, 18:22 PM IST

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.

Jun 01, 2015, 08:25 AM IST

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.

May 28, 2015, 17:09 PM IST

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.

Mar 02, 2015, 17:24 PM IST

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.

Feb 12, 2015, 22:07 PM IST