Speaker`s clean chit to Maharashtra Home Minister for rape comment

Giving a clean chit to Home Minister R R Patil over his reported comment on checking rape, Maharashtra Assembly Speaker said he would see if there could be a code of conduct for the media for coverage of legislative proceedings.

Ashok Chavan resigns as member of the Maharashtra Assembly

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan resigned as a member of the state Legislative Assembly here.

Maha Speaker apologises after MLAs thrash cop

Speaker of Maharashtra Assembly, Dilip Walse Patil apologised to members of the House, general public and police after a section of MLAs beat up a cop in the Vidhan Bhavan building Tuesday.

No constitutional obstacle in Pawar becoming DyCM: Speaker

Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Dilip Walse Patil ruled that there was no constitutional obstacle in introducing Ajit Pawar as DyCM.

Maha Speaker to initiate action against BJP leader

Assembly Speaker Dilip Walse Patil termed as "baseless" BJP secretary Kirit Somaiya`s allegations of corruption in the MKCL.

Oppn MLAs suspended for stalling Maha House

Thirteen Shiv Sena and one BJP
legislator were suspended for a year Friday after they stalled proceedings of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.

Maha Speaker apologises over poor attendance

Maharashtra Speaker Dilip Walse Patil apologised on behalf of the House after opposition raised objection over slender attendance of the members.