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Watch: Nitish Kumar wins floor test 131-108 in Bihar Assembly, says 'won't tolerate corruption'
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Watch: Nitish Kumar wins floor test 131-108 in Bihar Assembly, says 'won't tolerate corruption'

The Nitish Kumar government on Friday won the crucial floor test in the Bihar Assembly, securing 131 votes against the opposition's 108.

Mumbai building collapse: Devendra Fadnavis announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia to kin of deceased
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Mumbai building collapse: Devendra Fadnavis announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia to kin of deceased

The Centre on Wednesday conceded in the Supreme Court that the right to privacy may be considered as a fundamental right under the Constitution, but many facets relating to it cannot be put under the fundamental rights category.

NCP will corner BJP govt in Maharashtra over corruption in state departments, says Dhananjay Munde
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NCP will corner BJP govt in Maharashtra over corruption in state departments, says Dhananjay Munde

Leader of opposition in the Maharashtra legislative council Dhananjay Munde on Sunday alleged that almost every state department is mired in corruption.

Uttar Pradesh Assembly: SP, BSP, Congress stage walkout, accuse govt of threatening Opposition
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Uttar Pradesh Assembly: SP, BSP, Congress stage walkout, accuse govt of threatening Opposition

Members of the SP, the BSP and the Congress on Thursday staged a walkout from UP Assembly and created ruckus in the Legislative Council, accusing the govt of threatening the opposition and using unparliamentary language.

Samajwadi Party, BSP members walkout from Uttar Pradesh Council over law and order issue
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Samajwadi Party, BSP members walkout from Uttar Pradesh Council over law and order issue

Opposition Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party members staged a walkout from the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council on Wednesday expressing dissatisfaction over the government's reply over the law-and-order situation in the state

Resentment brews in Karnataka BJP after Yeddyurappa revamps part
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Resentment brews in Karnataka BJP after Yeddyurappa revamps part

Resentment within the Karnataka unit of BJP over state unit President BS Yeddyurappa's appointment of office-bearers came out more intensely on Wednesday with a section of party leaders openly discussing their differences while the party strongman sought to dismiss the developments as common occurrence.

J&K rules out ban on liquor, says decisions cannot be enforced on others
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J&K rules out ban on liquor, says decisions cannot be enforced on others

J&K Government ruled out ban on sale or trade of liquor in the state, saying there is freedom of choice and decisions cannot be enforced on others.

All five Rajya Sabha nominees from Bihar elected unopposed
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All five Rajya Sabha nominees from Bihar elected unopposed

All five Rajya Sabha candidates from Bihar, including former JDU President Sharad Yadav and RJD chief Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti, have been elected unopposed.

Bihar's education minister promises strict action over delay in teachers' pay
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Bihar's education minister promises strict action over delay in teachers' pay

Bihar Education Minister Ashok Chaudhary on Friday promised strict action, including suspension of finance department officials, over delay in release of funds for payment of salaries to school teachers in the state.

House was prorogued without playing the national anthem: Fadnavis criticises Council chairman
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House was prorogued without playing the national anthem: Fadnavis criticises Council chairman

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday criticised the Chairman of the Legislative Council Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar for proroguing the Upper House "without playing the national anthem"

PDP-BJP government in J&K is a model of unity in diversity, says Mufti
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PDP-BJP government in J&K is a model of unity in diversity, says Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed on Monday termed the PDP-BJP government as a model of unity in diversity and stressed that partnering with strong Centre was in the state's interest to put it firmly on the path of peace, development and self-reliance.

BJP ousts Maha legislative council chairman Deshmukh with NCP's help
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BJP ousts Maha legislative council chairman Deshmukh with NCP's help

To avoid what its facing at the Centre in Maharashtra's upper house, the BJP sealed the deal with NCP to dethrone state legislative council chairman and senior Congress leader Shivajirao Deshmukh from the post on Monday.

BJP forms four-member committee for Legislative Council polls in Uttar Pradesh
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BJP forms four-member committee for Legislative Council polls in Uttar Pradesh

With the state Assembly having 403 members, first preference votes of 31 MLAs would be needed to ensure victory of one candidate for the Upper House.

JD-U nominates Lalu aide for seat in Bihar Legislative Council
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JD-U nominates Lalu aide for seat in Bihar Legislative Council

JD(U) has decided to give its seat in the Bihar Legislative Council to its alliance partner RJD.

Sharad Yadav is my political guru: Sushil Modi after BJP-JD(U) row in Bihar
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Sharad Yadav is my political guru: Sushil Modi after BJP-JD(U) row in Bihar

Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday described JD-U president Sharad Yadav as his "political guru."

Ex-Karnataka CM in cash-for-MLC seat expose, calls it 'bitter truth of politics'
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Ex-Karnataka CM in cash-for-MLC seat expose, calls it 'bitter truth of politics'

JD (S) leader and former CM of Karnataka HD Kumaraswamy does not deny having the conversation shown in the CD. He merely says it happens in politics everywhere in the country.

Cabinet nod for Legislative Council in Assam
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Cabinet nod for Legislative Council in Assam

Assam had an Upper House which was abolished after Independence.