"Legislative Council" News 

Pocharam Srinivas Reddy elected Speaker of Telangana Assembly; Governor to address joint session with legislative council tomorrow

Senior TRS MLA Pocharam Srinivas Reddy was Friday unanimously elected Speaker of the Telangana Assembly. Reddy's unanimous election was announced by Pro Tem Speaker Mumtaz Ahmad Khan in the House.
Firstpost - Published

Four rifles go missing from Jammu and Kashmir former Congress legislator's house; police issue alert in Srinagar

The weapons of Congress leader and Member of Legislative Council in Jammu and Kashmir Muzaffar Parray's PSOs went missing from the guard room at his house.
Firstpost - Published

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Hong Kongers react to legislator ban | FT World [Video]Hong Kongers react to legislator ban | FT World

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Hong Kong may make disrespect of China's national anthem a crime [Video]Hong Kong may make disrespect of China's national anthem a crime

Hong Kong is set to present a controversial bill to lawmakers that prescribes jail terms of up to three years for anyone disrespecting the Chinese national anthem, a move critics say raises fresh fears..

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BJP leader and Bihar MLC Suraj Nandan Kushwaha dies of heart attack

Suraj Nandan Kushwaha, a senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Member of Legislative Council (MLC) in Bihar, died on Saturday.
Zee News - Published

Election Commission to ask Law Ministry to make false declarations grounds to disqualify candidate, push for more electoral reforms

The Election Commission (EC) will make a fresh push for electoral reforms with the government, including making filing of false declaration a ground for disqualification and putting a cap on..
Firstpost - Published

Hamas rejects Abbas plan to dissolve Palestinian parliament

Abbas said Saturday he intended to dissolve the Palestinian Legislative Council after a court decision that ordered the move and elections to be held within six months. Abbas' rival faction Hamas said..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress loses status as main oppn party in Telangana Council

The Congress Saturday lost its status as the main opposition party in the Telangana Upper House after four of its members in the Legislative Council defected to the ruling TRS. The Congress has a total..
IndiaTimes - Published

In setback for Congress in Telangana, 4 MLCs move to join TRS

In a setback to the Congress in Telangana, four MLCs Friday urged Chairman of Legislative Council K Swamy Goud to merge their party in the upper house with the ruling TRS.
DNA - Published

After Yogi Adityanath's 'Hanuman was a Dalit' remark, BJP leader Bukkal Nawab claims deity was Muslim

BJP Member of Legislative Council (MLC) Bukkal Nawab further claimed that these names were derived from Lord Hanuman; had he not been there these names would not have existed.
Firstpost - Published

Hong Kong: Employment (Amendment) (No.3) Ordinance 2018 Gazetted To Increase Paternity Leave From Three Days To Five Days - Mayer Brown

The Employment (Amendment) (No.3) Ordinance 2018, which increases the statutory paternity leave in Hong Kong from three days to five days, was passed by the Legislative Council on 25 October 2018 and..
Mondaq - Published

Hong Kong democrats fail to regain veto power in crucial by-election

Hong Kong's democratic opposition failed to win back a crucial legislative council seat in an election on Sunday that would have restored some of its veto power at a time when the China-ruled city's..
Reuters India - Published Also reported by •DNA

Bihar government approves 30% hike for MLAs, MLCs

The Bihar government on Tuesday approved a hike of 30% in the basic salary of Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) and Member of Legislative Council (MLC). 
Zee News - Published

Maharashtra government mulling to make Marathi compulsory in all schools: Minister

The Maharashtra government is mulling making Marathi compulsory from Class I to X in all schools, state Education Minister Vinod Tawde said in the Legislative Council on Tuesday.
Zee News - Published

Watch: Day after strike called off, people stage rail roko at Dadar station on behalf of Ola and Uber

A group of people belonging to the Maharashtra Rajya Rashtriya Kamgar Sangh that is the parent organisation behind the Ola and Uber strike staged a rail roko at Dadar station on Tuesday morning. The..
DNA - Published

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis steps in, Ola-Uber drivers end stir

Ola and Uber drivers called off their agitation on Monday after Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis promised to take up their pending demands, bringing relief of thousands of commuters, office goers and..
DNA - Published

Filmy fundas: Opposition calls Uddhav, CM Fadnavis Thugs of Maharashtra; don't be like Gangs of Wasseypur, says CM

The Congress on Sunday termed Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray as "Thugs of Maharashtra", while Fadnavis advised the opposition not to behave like..
DNA - Published

KBC 10: Which of these states have a legislative council and a legislative assembly?

Which of these states have a legislative council and a legislative assembly?
DNA - Published

EC seeks cap of poll expenditure for state legislative council seats

IndiaTimes - Published

Hong Kong: Hong Kong Statutory Paternity Leave To Be Increased To Five Days - Mayer Brown

The statutory paternity leave in Hong Kong will be increased from three days to five days. The Legislative Council passed the Employment (Amendment) Bill 2018 increasing the statutory paternity leave..
Mondaq - Published

Abhijeet Yadav murder case: 'Have full faith in UP police,' says Ramesh Yadav

A day after Lucknow’s Hazratganj police arrested Meera Yadav, wife of legislative council chairperson Ramesh Yadav, for allegedly killing her younger son Abhijeet Yadav (22), the former expressed..
IndiaTimes - Published

UP legislative council chairman says son will get justice; rules out discord in family

Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council Chairman Ramesh Yadav Tuesday said he had complete faith that his son, whose body was recovered from his official residence in Lucknow, will soon get justice.
DNA - Published

Wife of Uttar Pradesh lawmaker arrested for killing son

The police on Monday arrested Mira Yadav, the wife of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council Chairman Ramesh Yadav for murdering their 22-year-old son Abhijeet Yadav.
DNA - Published

UP Legislative Council chairman's son strangulated by mother - Published

Son of UP Legislative Council chairman found dead - Published

Some Hong Kong lawmakers walk out of policy address over media 'persecution'

Some Hong Kong lawmakers walked out of the Legislative Council as city leader Carrie Lam was about to give her annual policy address on Wednesday, protesting against the rejection of a work visa for a..
Reuters India - Published

Hong Kong lawmakers walkout over media freedoms at city leader's policy address

Hong Kong lawmakers protested in support of media freedoms on Wednesday ahead of city leader Carrie Lam's annual policy address laying out policy priorities for the coming year. Hong Kong last week..
DNA - Published

Ready for probe, says TPCC working president Revanth Reddy after I-T dept raids his home

Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee Working President A Revanth Reddy, whose properties here were searched by the Income Tax authorities, Saturday dismissed the charges of alleged financial..
DNA - Published

Blacklisted Wizcraft bags Magnetic Maharashtra contract: Has Fadnavis forgotten promise to 'teach company a lesson'?

In April 2016, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had assured the Upper House of the legislative council that no contracts would be given to event organiser Wizcraft International..
Firstpost - Published

EC removes NOTA for Rajya Sabha, Legislative council elections - Published

National Conference & Congress win Kargil polls; PDP, BJP fall by wayside

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and BJP have bitten the dust in the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Kargil polls, winning only two and one seats respectively in the 26-member elected..
DNA - Published

In Gangtok, Ganga Prasad takes oath as new Governor of Sikkim, replaces Shriniwas Patil

Ganga Prasad has served as a Member of Legislative Council of Bihar for 18 years, and also as the Leader of the Opposition (Bharatiya Janata Party) in the Bihar Legislative Council.
Firstpost - Published

Ganga Prasad sworn in as 16th Governor of Sikkim

Ganga Prasad was on Sunday sworn in as the 16th Governor of Sikkim at a function held at Raj Bhawan. Justice Meenakshi M Rai, Acting Chief Justice of High Court of Sikkim, administered the oath of..
DNA - Published

Odisha approves proposal for legislative council; resolution to be brought in Monsoon Session of state Assembly

The Odisha government on Friday approved a proposal for setting up a legislative council in the state.
Firstpost - Published

Eid-ul-Adha 2018: Bihar Governor Mallik, CM Nitish Kumar greet people on the eve of Bakrid

Bihar Governor Satya Pal Mallik and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday greeted the people of the state on the eve of Eid-ul-Adha festival. In his message, the governor described the festival as..
DNA - Published

Lucknow family remembers Vajpayee's Eid visits, will keep festival low-key this week

Uttar Pradesh Urdu Akademi head Asifa Zamani will keep the Bakrid celebrations this week low-key at her household as a mark of respect for Atal Bihari Vajpayee, with whom she says her family shared a..
DNA - Published

Kerala floods: Congress legislators in Maharashtra to donate month's salary

Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil said all Congress members of the Assembly and the Legislative Council will donate a month's salary for relief work in the..
DNA - Published

When will Rahul Gandhi get married? This is what Congress chief has to say

'When will you get married?'Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi is very well aware with this question. In fact, there has rarely been any media or public interaction where he has not been asked about his..
DNA - Published

Lucknow Public School Opens Admission for Degree Courses Across Globe

lucknow public school opens admission for degree courses across globe
*Lucknow Public School (LPS)* came into existence in 1983 and is not only one of the most prestigious educational institutions of the state of U.P. but the whole of India. In a recent survey LPS ranked..
NewsVoir - Published

Tejashwi says BJP a party of goons, shares video of `MLC threatening Bihar Governor`

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav has accused a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Legislative Council of threatening to beat up Bihar Governor..
Zee News - Published

Milk strike called off with promise of Rs 25 per litre

The Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS) ended its four-day agitation after Dairy Development Minister Mahadev Jankar announced that the state set the minimum rate of milk at Rs 25 per litre. The..
DNA - Published

Rebel PDP leader Yasir Reshi meets People's Conference chairman; raises question of new alliance in J&K

People’s Conference chairman Sajad Gani Lone and rebel Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Member of Legislative Council (MLC) Yasir Reshi on Thursday held a public meeting in Handwara constituency,..
DNA - Published

Maharashtra minister apologises for saying pothole-ridden roads can't be blamed for accidents

Maharashtra PWD Minister Chandrakant Patil apologised today in the Legislative Council for his remarks on pothole-ridden roads which have led to a string of fatal mishaps in the Mumbai region.
DNA - Published

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