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Lakhimpur Kheri: Pandemonium In UP Assembly As Opposition Seeks Sacking Of MoS Home Ajay Mishra

Dec 16, 2021 PTI

Lakhimpur Kheri: The UP (Uttar Pradesh) Assembly witnessed chaotic scenes as opposition members demanded sacking of MoS Home Affairs Ajay Mishra, whose son Ashish Mishra is among the accused in the case.

Himachal Pradesh: Ahead Of Upcoming Polls, Jai Ram Thakur Govt Brings In ‘Lokayukta’ Bill

Dec 11, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Himachal Pradesh government has brought the bill inside the assembly to amend Lokayukta act, as it has been unable to appoint new Lokayukta for almost four years now. The amendment in the act will make High Court judges also eligible for the post.


NTR Family Warns YSRCP Against Humiliating Women

Bhuvaneswari's brothers and sisters reacted strongly to the certain comments passed on her and humiliation Naidu had to face in the state Assembly and made it clear that they will not tolerate any such attempt again.

West Bengal Governor Writes To Speaker Seeking Assembly Proceedings On BSF-Linked Resolution

Nov 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The West Bengal Assembly had on Tuesday passed a resolution against the Centre's decision to extend BSF"s jurisdiction from 15 km to 50 km from the international border, amid opposition by BJP legislators.


Himachal Pradesh Minister Says BJP Lost Assembly Bypolls Due To Overconfidence

The minister said the state BJP will be holding its Working Committee meeting in Shimla on November 24 during which it will discuss its poll strategy besides some “other reasons” behind the defeat of party candidates in the recent assembly elections.

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18 November, 2021

Andhra Pradesh Government Spent Rs 1.07 Lakh Crore On Women Welfare

Outlook Web Desk

Making a statement in the Assembly, Women Development and Child Welfare Minister Taneti Vanita said a sum of Rs 74,022 crore has been transferred to the bank accounts of 3,43,17,182 women under DBT schemes like Amma Vodi, Kapu Nestham, Cheyuta, Aasara, Rythu Bharosa, Vahana Mitra, etc.


30 October, 2021

Voting Begins For Bypolls In 3 Lok Sabha Seats, 30 Assembly Constituencies In 14 States

Outlook Web Desk

The bypolls are currently underway in 14 states including West Bengal, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana.


28 July, 2021

SC Rejects Kerala Govt's Plea Seeking Withdrawal Of Criminal Case Against LDF MLAs

Outlook Web Desk

A bench of justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah observed that right to free speech and privileges of lawmakers do not extend them immunity against criminal law.


08 July, 2021

Delhi Riots: SC Says Facebook Has To Appear Before Panel But Can't Be Forced To Answer

Outlook Web Bureau

The apex court rejected the plea of Facebook India VP Ajit Mohan against summons issued by Delhi Assembly’s Peace and Harmony committee in connection with the 2020 riot probe.


02 July, 2021

Bengal Governor Cuts Short Assembly Speech As BJP Protests Over Post-Poll Violence

Outlook Web Bureau

Bengal Assembly witnessed ruckus by Opposition BJP over post-poll violence in the state


25 January, 2021

West Bengal Government To Table Resolution Against Agri Laws On January 28

Outlook Web Bureau

After five non-BJP ruled states pass resolutions against the three agriculture laws, the West Bengal government shall table a resolution in the Assembly against the same


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28 December, 2020

Madhya Pradesh Assembly's Winter Session Cancelled After 61 Staff, 5 MLA's Test Covid Positive

PTI

The three days of the winter session will be added in the Budget session instead


25 November, 2020

BJP’s Vijay Sinha Elected Speaker Of Bihar Assembly

PTI

Ruling NDA's candidate Sinha won 126 votes in the Bihar Assembly


08 October, 2020

Telangana Govt Contemplates To Convene Two-Day Assembly Session Next Week

PTI

The Telangana government is seeking to pass amendments to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Act.


10 September, 2020

Soren Government To Pay For The Sins Of Predecessor, As NGT Imposes Rs 125 Crore Fine

Navin Kumar

Construction of the new Assembly and High Court premises have been underway without environmental clearance, claims NGT. Interestingly, it was the previous Raghubar Das government that initiated the construction.


07 December, 2019

63% Votes Cast In Second Phase Of Polling In Jharkhand Amid Violence, 1 Person Killed

PTI

Jharkhand Additional Director General of Police Murari Lal Meena said a man was killed when personnel of the Rapid Action Force (RAF) fired on the assailants near booth number 36 in Sisai constituency for trying to snatch their arms.


01 December, 2019

Poltical Arithmetic Prevailed Over Merit: Fadnavis On Maharashtra Government Formation

PTI

Fadnavis was speaking in the state Assembly after a resolution was moved to congratulate him on being appointed the leader of the opposition.


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01 December, 2019

Still With Hindutva Ideology: Uddhav Thackeray As He Calls Fadnavis His 'Friend'

Outlook Web Bureau

Devendra Fadnavis was elected as the leader of opposition in Maharashtra Assembly on Sunday while Senior Congress MLA Nana Patole was elected Speaker


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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