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People violating legal age of marriage will not be eligible for govt jobs

People who violate the legal age of marriage will not be eligible for Assam government jobs, says the 'Population and Women Empowerment Policy of Assam' which was presented in the state Assembly on Friday.

Sep 15, 2017, 23:13 PM IST
 Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan writes to PM Narendra Modi to ban online Blue Whale game

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan writes to PM Narendra Modi to ban online Blue Whale game

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday urged the Centre to take immediate steps to ban the online Blue Whale game in the country "to save precious lives".

Aug 13, 2017, 17:40 PM IST
Ahmed Patel files papers for Rajya Sabha poll, confident of victory

Ahmed Patel files papers for Rajya Sabha poll, confident of victory

The 67-year-old Congress leader, who hails from Bharuch in south Gujarat, first became a member of the Upper House in 1993. If he wins, this will be his fifth term.

Jul 26, 2017, 14:45 PM IST

Goa MLAs asked to avoid holding official meetings at home

The Goa government has issued a circular barring the MLAs from summoning government officials to their residences or personal offices for holding meetings.

Jun 23, 2017, 10:07 AM IST

AAP leaders outraged sanctity of Delhi Assembly: Congress

The Congress party on Thursday castigated the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders for roughly handling their ex-party inmate Kapil Mishra and asserted that the incident had damaged the sanctity of the state assembly.

Jun 01, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

Congress MLA, 14 councillors join BJP in Manipur

Congress MLA Ginsuahau Zou and 14 councillors from the party have joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Manipur.

Apr 18, 2017, 16:29 PM IST
Shiv Sena backs Ravindra Gaikwad, says blaming politicians is now a fashion

Shiv Sena backs Ravindra Gaikwad, says blaming politicians is now a fashion

Shiv Sena on Tuesday said the media's extensive coverage of the Gaikwad-Air India row made even infiltrations from Pakistan "look bleak" and noted that it has now become a fashion to hold politicians responsible for everything.

Apr 11, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

Uttarakhand BJP's executive meet to be held in Nainital

The state executive meeting of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be held on April 23-24 in Nainital, a party leader announced on Monday.

Apr 10, 2017, 16:15 PM IST

Former Congress MLA Vishwajeet Rane joins BJP

Former Congress MLA Vishwajeet Rane on Thursday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.The former Valpoi legislator had resigned from the Congress as well as an MLA on March 16, the day Parrikar won a crucial trust vote on the floor of state assembly.

Apr 06, 2017, 19:33 PM IST

Opposition not letting assembly function: Rajasthan minister Rajendra Rathore

Rajasthan Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Rathore and Leader of Opposition Rameshwar Dudi today traded barbs over the stalling of proceedings in the state Assembly.

Mar 01, 2017, 20:24 PM IST

Maharashtra to have panel on code of conduct for legislator

Maharashtra will soon have a panel to formulate a code of conduct for legislators, both within and outside the House.

Jul 26, 2016, 12:00 PM IST

Infighting in Goa Congress over pre-poll alliance

Goa Congress leaders are engaged in a war of words over the issue of pre-poll alliance with like-minded parties for the state Assembly elections due next year.

Jul 12, 2016, 13:16 PM IST

Jitan Ram Manjhi asks Governor to dissolve Bihar Assembly

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi recommended the dissolution of state assembly in the Cabinet meeting that took place on Saturday.

Feb 07, 2015, 16:42 PM IST

Assembly passes Mizoram Lokayukta Bill

Aizawl: The state assembly Thursday passed the Mizoram Lokayukta Bill, 2014 introduced in the legislature by Law Minister Lalsawta.

Nov 13, 2014, 16:35 PM IST

Diesel, petrol price expected to be slashed by Rs 2.50 before Jharkhand, J&K polls

If rates are slashed, it will be the sixth consecutive reduction in petrol prices since August and the first cut in diesel rates ever since government deregulated diesel prices this month.

Oct 30, 2014, 06:58 AM IST

DNA: 'Boxing match' between Shiv Sena and BJP

The 25-year-old alliance between the BJP and the Shiv Sena was on the verge of collapse with both parties adopting a tough stance on the issue of seat-sharing for the Oct 15 state Assembly election

Sep 19, 2014, 23:58 PM IST

No need to comment on initial bypoll trends: BJP's Nalin Kohli

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nalin Kohli on Tuesday refused to comment on the initial trends of the bypolls, adding that the final results of the bypolls must be awaited.

Sep 16, 2014, 11:33 AM IST

House adjourned over discussion on crop damage

Madhya Pradesh Assembly was adjourned Thursday for half-an-hour following ruckus by Opposition Congress during the Question Hour for holding discussion on the issue of hailstorm and frost affected crops hitting farmers.

Feb 21, 2013, 22:23 PM IST

Campaign for Tripura assembly polls picks up pace

With the Tripura Assembly polls hardly a fortnight away, both the ruling Left Front and opposition Congress are holding a series of meetings to woo the voters.

Jan 31, 2013, 14:26 PM IST

MP Assembly stalled over company of CM`s kin

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Friday witnessed uproarious scenes when Congress members raised the issue of upgrading the registration of a company allegedly belonging to state CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan`s brother.

Dec 14, 2012, 16:38 PM IST