A Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district (constituency) to the legislature of the State government in the Indian system of government. From each constituency, the people elect one representative who then becomes a member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA). Each state has between seven and nine MLAs for every Member of Parliament (MP) that it has in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of India's bicameral parliament. There are also members in two unicameral legislatures in Union Territories: the Delhi Legislative Assembly and Puducherry Legislative Assembly.
Congress staked claim to form the government once again following CM Manohar Parrikar's death on Sunday. With BJP's strength in the assembly down to 12 MLAs, the Congress delegation submitted a fresh.. IndiaTimes - Published
As news of Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar’s health condition having worsened was doing the rounds, BJP swung into action on Saturday to protect its government after Congress wrote to the.. IndiaTimes - Published
Upadhyay, in its fresh interim plea had said imposing a condition during election to prevent parties from fielding illiterate candidates was a "reasonable restriction", keeping in mind the concessions.. IndiaTimes - Published
The analysis took into account all assembly polls starting with the ones held simultaneously with the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and up to the fi ve state polls in December last year. A total of 4,230.. IndiaTimes - Published