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.

UP Legislative Council adjourned thrice amidst uproar by Opposition

Opposition members on Friday created a ruckus in Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council for the second consecutive day on law and order, power crisis and other issues, forcing the chair to adjourn the house three times.

UP Legislative Council adjourned thrice amidst uproar by Oppn

Opposition members today created a ruckus in Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council for the second consecutive day on law and order, power crisis and other issues, forcing the chair to adjourn the house three times.

Congress to contest biennial election of Maha Council

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) Thursday decided to contest the biennial elections to the Legislative Council from five graduate and teacher constituencies, where the term of sitting MLCs will expire on July 19.

Standing Committee to ask for permanent legislative councils

A Parliamentary panel is mulling to recommend the Centre to make the state Legislative Councils permanent bodies and bring a constitutional amendment bill in this regard.

Cabinet nod for Legislative Council in Assam

Assam is set to get a legislative council nearly 66 years after it was abolished, post Independence.

Maharashtra BJP yet to find candidate for Council poll

Maharashtra BJP is yet to find a suitable candidate for the election to the Legislative Council seat.