Taking a tough stand against Congress MLAs involved in vandalising property on the Gujarat Assembly premises, Speaker Ganpat Vasava today ordered his staff to lodge a complaint against them and passed a ruling in the House to collect damages from them.
Failing to get an assurance from the Madhya Pradesh government on the issue of compensation for rain and hailstorm-hit farmers, the Congress MLAs today called off their agitation after staging a three-day protest in the state Assembly.
In a major relief to Congress, the Maharashtra legislative assembly Tuesday revoked suspension of five party legislators who had created a ruckus and also misbehaved with Governor C. V. Rao last month.
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.
Fourteen MLAs of the main opposition Congress were on Tuesday suspended from Telangana Assembly for a day as they stalled proceedings over the defections issue that rocked the House for the second consecutive day.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday appeared to be in tune with the decision to suspend five Congress MLAs for allegedly heckling and physically stopping Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao.
Protesting legislators of Congress caused "injury" to Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao on the first day of the session on Wednesday when they tried to block his entry into the legislature complex here, revenue minister Eknath Khadse said.
The political crisis in Assam further deepened when 32 Congress MLAs led by State`s Education and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma quit on Monday demanding the immediate ouster of Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.
Gujarat Assembly Speaker suspended all Congress MLAs present in the House on Wednesday, for a day, except the Leader of Opposition Shankarsinh Vaghela, after the opposition protested against an alleged "insult" to their leader by a minister.
Gujarat Assembly Speaker Vaju Vala Wednesday suspended all the Congress MLAs present in the House expect two, for a day after they indulged in sloganeering on the issue of their demand for a discussion on water situation in the state.