Bihar Assembly polls | NDA overcomes stiff challenge to retain power in Bihar

The ruling coalition won 125 seats in the 243-member State Assembly against 110 clinched by the Opposition Grand Alliance. Surmounting anti-incumbency of 15 years, a mutinous former ally, and a spirited challenge from a resurgent Opposition that rose from its ashes like proverbial phoenix after the 2019 Lok Sabha poll debacle, Nitish Kumar- led NDA … Read more Bihar Assembly polls | NDA overcomes stiff challenge to retain power in Bihar

Bihar Assembly Elections | Tejashwi Yadav says Nitish Kumar is tired, faces criticism from JD(U)-BJP

“He says I am tired, let him first answer where was he when coronavirus hit Bihar,” the Bihar CM hit back recently. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is tired and no longer able to manage Bihar, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said on Sunday, drawing sharp retorts from leaders of the ruling NDA. Mr. Yadav, 31, apparently … Read more Bihar Assembly Elections | Tejashwi Yadav says Nitish Kumar is tired, faces criticism from JD(U)-BJP

Delhi Assembly issues fresh notice to Facebook India VP seeking his presence

Facebook India vice president and managing director Ajit Mohan did not appear for his deposition during the last meeting of the panel. A fresh notice has been issued by the Delhi Assembly’s peace and harmony committee to Facebook India vice president and managing director Ajit Mohan to ensure his presence for deposing before the panel … Read more Delhi Assembly issues fresh notice to Facebook India VP seeking his presence

NEET, student suicides rock Assembly session

Sparks flew in the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Tuesday after Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami alleged that NEET was first implemented during the government of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), of which the DMK was a constituent. The DMK’s alliance with the Congress-led UPA was the reason for the suicide of 13 students over the … Read more NEET, student suicides rock Assembly session

A move towards issuing conclusive land titles, says CM about reforms

Assembly passes two Bills overhauling revenue administration. The State Government has firmed up its resolve to reform the revenue administration enabling it to issue conclusive titles to land owners. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has asserted that the government had decided to amend/repeal revenue legislations in its efforts to usher in a transparent and hassle … Read more A move towards issuing conclusive land titles, says CM about reforms

Five-day Gujarat Assembly Session from Sept 21, Entry Only if Covid-19 Test Comes Negative

A five-day monsoon session of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly will be convened from September 21, the state government said on Wednesday. The decision to call this five-day monsoon session was taken by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani during the state cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, Gujarat Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pradeepsinh Jadeja said. Around … Read more Five-day Gujarat Assembly Session from Sept 21, Entry Only if Covid-19 Test Comes Negative

Monsoon session of Legislature from today

Proceedings likely to be stormy as Opposition to raise failures of the government The monsoon session of the State Legislature is all set to commence in the aftermath of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on Monday even as the ruling and opposition parties are finalising their strategies that should be adopted during the session. The … Read more Monsoon session of Legislature from today

Facebook should be treated as co-accused in riots: govt. panel

The Delhi Assembly’s committee on peace and harmony on Monday said that prima facie it seemed that Facebook had a role in the Delhi riots that broke out in February. The panel added that Facebook India officials will be issued notices to appear at its next meeting. “Facebook should be treated as a co-accused in … Read more Facebook should be treated as co-accused in riots: govt. panel

Assembly session at Kalaivanar Arangam?

In view of the COVID-19 situation, the next session of the Legislative Assembly is likely to be held in Kalaivanar Arangam on Wallajah Salai, in Chennai, to ensure better enforcement of physical distancing norms among legislators. The seating arrangement in the present Assembly hall provides little scope for distancing. The House was adjourned sine die … Read more Assembly session at Kalaivanar Arangam?

Aam Aadmi Party to restructure Delhi unit: Gopal Rai

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided to restructure its Delhi unit at Assembly, district, ward, polling station and booth level, senior party leader and minister Gopal Rai said on Tuesday. The restructuring exercise is being undertaken with an eye on the 2022 municipal polls in the city. Rai, who is also the AAP’s Delhi … Read more Aam Aadmi Party to restructure Delhi unit: Gopal Rai