West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee’s govt clears proposal to form a State Legislative Council. Here is why
The decision was taken during a cabinet meeting, conducted via video conferencing, by the CM and several Departmental Secretaries.
Karnataka: Congress manhandles Assembly Deputy Chairman, Naseer Ahmed and Narayana Swamy try to pull him out chair
The Congress MLCs alleged that the Karnataka Legislative Assembly Chairman was locked outside and prevented from taking the Chair
India gets the first-ever Siddi lawmaker. Did you know India is home to about 60,000 people from the community which descended from Bantu people...
The Siddi community are believed to be the descendants of the African Bantu tribe. They live in small rural pockets in Karnataka, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra.
Political uncertainty in Maharashtra ends as CM Uddhav Thackeray elected unopposed to the Legislative Council
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and eight others declared elected unopposed to the state Legislative Council
MLC elections: Uddhav Thackeray lists family assets worth Rs 143 crores in his maiden election affidavit
While Uddhav Thackeray disclosed family assets worth Rs 143 crores, owns no cars.
Maharashtra: While the state faces over 22,000 coronavirus cases, Uddhav Thackeray takes family, party leaders for filing MLC nomination
Maharashtra is the worst-afflicted state from the coronavirus outbreak with over 22,000 cases and over 800 deaths.
Uddhav Thackeray’s fate as Maharashtra CM hangs in balance as the Governor is yet to decide on his nomination
A proposal for the nomination of incumbent CM Uddhav Thackeray, who is not a member of either House of state legislature, to the legislative council was submitted to the Maharashtra governor on Monday.
The upper House of a state can only be abolished if the Lower House passes a resolution by a special majority, which means resolution should be passed to that effect by the majority in the assembly with not less than two-thirds of members present and voting.