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Congress appoints Siddaramaiah as Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Assembly; ex-CM thanks Sonia Gandhi for opportunity
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Congress appoints Siddaramaiah as Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Assembly; ex-CM thanks Sonia Gandhi for opportunity

The Congress on Wednesday appointed former chief minister Siddaramaiah as Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Assembly and ex-minister S R Patil in Legislative Council

Hong Kong protests: Police use water cannons, tear gas on demonstrators defying rally ban outside parliament
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Hong Kong protests: Police use water cannons, tear gas on demonstrators defying rally ban outside parliament

Police fired water cannon and tear gas at Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters massed outside the city's parliament on Saturday.

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

Maharashtra Legislative Council polls: BJP, Shiv Sena win two seats each, NCP retains one
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Maharashtra Legislative Council polls: BJP, Shiv Sena win two seats each, NCP retains one

BJP candidate Suresh Dhas on Tuesday won the Maharashtra Legislative Council election from the Osmanabad-Beed-Latur local bodies seat.

Maharashtra government bans sale of gutka in state, plans to make it non-bailable offence
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Maharashtra government bans sale of gutka in state, plans to make it non-bailable offence

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday told the Legislative Council that sale of gutka, banned in the state, would be made a non-bailable offence.

Mayawati ropes in former MLA Bhimrao Ambedkar as Rajya Sabha poll candidate; BSP shifts focus to Jatavs from Muslims
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Mayawati ropes in former MLA Bhimrao Ambedkar as Rajya Sabha poll candidate; BSP shifts focus to Jatavs from Muslims

The choice of Bhimrao Ambedkar also shows the BSP is no more interested in wooing Muslims.

Maharashtra Assembly session adjourned over revocation of MLC Prashant Paricharak's suspension
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Maharashtra Assembly session adjourned over revocation of MLC Prashant Paricharak's suspension

The issue of the revocation MLC Prashant Paricharak's suspension again led to an uproar in the Maharashtra Assembly on Tuesday, forcing the speaker to adjourn the House for 15 minutes.

Jammu and Kashmir government gives approval to withdrawing cases against first-time stone pelters
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Jammu and Kashmir government gives approval to withdrawing cases against first-time stone pelters

The Jammu and Kashmir government said that it has approved the withdrawal of cases registered against first-time offenders during the period 2008-2017.

Maharashtra minister Eknath Shinde denies allegations on Samruddhi E-way, says land wasn't forcefully acquired
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Maharashtra minister Eknath Shinde denies allegations on Samruddhi E-way, says land wasn't forcefully acquired

Maharashtra minister Eknath Shinde on Tuesday informed the Legislative Council that not even an inch of land for the proposed Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Expressway was acquired forcefully.

Opposition stages walk-out in Maharashtra Legislative Council over non-issuance of ordinance for Muslim quota
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Opposition stages walk-out in Maharashtra Legislative Council over non-issuance of ordinance for Muslim quota

Opposition on Thursday staged a walk-out from the Maharashtra Legislative Council to protest the government's failure to issue an ordinance to give reservations to Muslims.

Uttar Pradesh legislative council Winter Session begins; listed questions not taken up as Opposition disrupts proceedings
India

Uttar Pradesh legislative council Winter Session begins; listed questions not taken up as Opposition disrupts proceedings

The Winter session of the UP Legislative Council began on a stormy note on Thursday with a determined Opposition disrupting proceedings.

Both Houses of Maharashtra Legislature adjourned after Opposition parties raised slogans on farmers' issues
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Both Houses of Maharashtra Legislature adjourned after Opposition parties raised slogans on farmers' issues

Both the Houses of the Maharashtra Legislature were on Tuesday adjourned for the day as the Opposition parties raised slogans against the state government over the farmers' issues.

Stage set for Maharashtra Legislative Council bypoll as BJP's Prasad Lad takes on Congress' Dilip Mane
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Stage set for Maharashtra Legislative Council bypoll as BJP's Prasad Lad takes on Congress' Dilip Mane

BJP announced its Maharashtra unit vice-president Prasad Lad as its candidate for the Legislative Council bypoll.

Yogi Adityanath, deputy CMs take oath as Uttar Pradesh MLCs after being elected unopposed
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Yogi Adityanath, deputy CMs take oath as Uttar Pradesh MLCs after being elected unopposed

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday took oath as a member of the state Legislative Council.

Yogi Adityanath to take oath as MLC on Monday; Uttar Pradesh deputy chief ministers will also be sworn in
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Yogi Adityanath to take oath as MLC on Monday; Uttar Pradesh deputy chief ministers will also be sworn in

Chief Minister Adityanath, his two deputies Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma as well as minister Swantradev Singh were on 8 September declared elected unopposed to the Legislative Council.

Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath, two deputies to fight Legislative Council by-polls
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Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath, two deputies to fight Legislative Council by-polls

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his two deputies, Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma, will contest Legislative Council by-elections, the BJP announced on Wednesday.

Panneerselvam will head merged AIADMK, legislative council may be revived, says party leader
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Panneerselvam will head merged AIADMK, legislative council may be revived, says party leader

If the AIADMK merges, the party will get back its popular "two leaves" symbol which has been frozen by the Election Commission

Devendra Fadnavis orders Lokayukta probe against housing minister Prakash Mehta
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Devendra Fadnavis orders Lokayukta probe against housing minister Prakash Mehta

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis Friday announced a Lokayukta probe against Housing minister Prakash Mehta, who has been accused by the Opposition of impropriety in a slum redevelopment project in the city

Yogi Adityanath resigns from Gorakhpur constituency, likely to enter Uttar Pradesh Assembly as MLC
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Yogi Adityanath resigns from Gorakhpur constituency, likely to enter Uttar Pradesh Assembly as MLC

Over four months after taking over as the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath on Saturday resigned from his Gorakhpur parliamentary constituency.

Ghatkopar building collapse: Narendra Modi sanctions Rs 2 lakh for kin of deceased, Rs 50,000 for injured
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Ghatkopar building collapse: Narendra Modi sanctions Rs 2 lakh for kin of deceased, Rs 50,000 for injured

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday sanctioned Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of those who lost their lives in the building collapse in Mumbai's Ghatkopar.