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The decision to put off the three-day session was taken at an all-party meeting held here in evening, an official said.(ANI file photo)

Madhya Pradesh Assembly’s winter session put off due to Covid-19

Bhopal | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 06:12 AM IST
“The three-day session has been postponed due to the Covid-19 situation. The three days (of the session which will be now washed out) will be added in the Budget session, which would be a lengthy one,” Legislative Assembly’s Principal Secretary AP Singh told reporters.
Mr Nath appears to have calculated that resigning, and projecting himself as a martyr, may be politically more prudent(PTI)
Mr Nath appears to have calculated that resigning, and projecting himself as a martyr, may be politically more prudent(PTI)

From MP, lessons for the two national parties

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2020 04:23 PM IST
The Congress needs to review why it lost power. The BJP needs to perform now
The Congress left the stage to Hemant Soren, who was projected as the CM candidate(PTI)
The Congress left the stage to Hemant Soren, who was projected as the CM candidate(PTI)

Understanding the local, in Jharkhand and beyond

By Gilles Verniers
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2019 07:37 PM IST
The BJP can either empower its regional structures or leaders more, or concentrate powers at the top further
Lynching is retribution, not justice. People must know the difference(PTI)
Lynching is retribution, not justice. People must know the difference(PTI)

Why lawmakers must respect the law

UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2019 06:08 PM IST
Those who make and enforce the law must understand it, not just in letter but also in spirit. By their foolish outbursts, Bachchan, Reddy, Mayawati, Yadav and Lobo have not only embarrassed themselves but worried their countrymen
Shiv Sena on Saturday said it would adhere to the “coalition dharma”, a remark being viewed as softening of its stand towards the BJP.(Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photo)
Shiv Sena on Saturday said it would adhere to the “coalition dharma”, a remark being viewed as softening of its stand towards the BJP.(Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photo)

Shiv Sena softens stand on government formation, says will adhere to coalition dharma

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 03:37 PM IST
Both the parties, who were partners in the outgoing government, have not even started formal discussions even though the tenure of the current Legislative Assembly ends on November 8.
Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar.(HT Photo by Pratik Chorge)
Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar.(HT Photo by Pratik Chorge)

‘Was upset over allegations against Sharad Pawar’: Ajit Pawar on why he quit

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 06:46 PM IST
Sharad Pawar had said on Friday that his nephew was upset because he has been named in the alleged case of fraud.
The state government on Friday told the Gujarat high court that it will table part two of the justice Nanavati-Mehta Commission report on the 2002 Gujarat riots before the Legislative Assembly in the budget session.(AP)
The state government on Friday told the Gujarat high court that it will table part two of the justice Nanavati-Mehta Commission report on the 2002 Gujarat riots before the Legislative Assembly in the budget session.(AP)

Gujarat to table second part of Nanavati report

Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 06:36 AM IST
The statement came in response to a public interest litigation filed by former IPS officer RB Sreekumar, seeking a direction to the state government to make the report public.
Manipur’s Legislative Assembly on Monday resolved to rename “Imphal international airport as Bir Tikendrajit International Airport.”
Manipur’s Legislative Assembly on Monday resolved to rename “Imphal international airport as Bir Tikendrajit International Airport.”

Manipur to rename Imphal airport after Bir Tikendrajit

Hindustan Times, Imphal | By Sobhapati Samom
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 07:44 PM IST
A resolution was passed by the house of 60 legislators without much debate after Chief Minister (CM) Nongthombam Biren Singh moved it on Monday, the first day of the two-day assembly session.
MP Azam Khan and his son Abdullah Azam Khan.(PTI Photo)
MP Azam Khan and his son Abdullah Azam Khan.(PTI Photo)

HC asks Azam’s son to record statement in petition challenging his election

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By Jitendra Sarin
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 06:44 PM IST
During the course of hearing, mother of Abdullah and Rajya Sabha MP Tazeen Fatma appeared as a witness in the case and supported that his son was born on September 30, 1990.
The roots of the Karnataka crisis lie in the fractured mandate of 2018. Former CM Siddaramaiah has not made peace with his loss of power.(PTI)
The roots of the Karnataka crisis lie in the fractured mandate of 2018. Former CM Siddaramaiah has not made peace with his loss of power.(PTI)

HT Editorial | The flawed Karnataka experiment

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2019 08:34 PM IST
The JD(S)-Congress coalition is neither able to hold nor deliver
The reply states that action has been taken against 41 state government employees for posting such comments against the chief minister and other ministers.(HT Photo)
The reply states that action has been taken against 41 state government employees for posting such comments against the chief minister and other ministers.(HT Photo)

In Kerala, 119 people booked in 3 years for ‘objectionable’ posts against CM

Thiruvananthapuram | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 04:21 PM IST
A reply document that has been uploaded on the Legislative Assembly website shows that cases have been registered against 12 state government/semi-governmental employees and one central government employee.
Senior Congress leader in Maharashtra and former leader of opposition in Legislative Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil Tuesday submitted his resignation.(HT File photo)
Senior Congress leader in Maharashtra and former leader of opposition in Legislative Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil Tuesday submitted his resignation.(HT File photo)

Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil quits Congress, reports say may join Devendra Fadnavis cabinet

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 04:42 PM IST
Vikhe Patil’s son Sujay Vikhe Patil had switched to BJP from Congress before Lok Sabha Polls. He won with a margin of 2.81 lakh votes from Ahmednagar Lok Sabha constituency.
Forest areas inside Aarey Milk Colony are at risk because the government is yet to stop construction at these sites.(HT Photo)
Forest areas inside Aarey Milk Colony are at risk because the government is yet to stop construction at these sites.(HT Photo)

Construction is eating into the protective buffer around Mumbai’s forests

Hindustan Times | By Manoj R Nair
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2019 11:09 PM IST
The ban on construction in a 1-km radius, had been removed in the final ESZ notification
Lok Sabha elections 2019: Congress rejigs LS formula, doesn’t field MLAs in MP(Reuters)
Lok Sabha elections 2019: Congress rejigs LS formula, doesn’t field MLAs in MP(Reuters)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Congress rejigs LS formula, doesn’t field MLAs in MP

Bhopal | By Punya Priya Mitra
PUBLISHED ON APR 24, 2019 11:24 PM IST
The reason appears to be the slim lead that the Congress has in the Assembly, as it fears that giving up MLAs to contest the Lok Sabha elections might cost it the state government, say political observers.
Polling officials head for polling stations with carrying the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) from the distribution centre in Gangtok on Wednesday.(ANI)
Polling officials head for polling stations with carrying the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) from the distribution centre in Gangtok on Wednesday.(ANI)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Sikkim goes to polls to elect lone MP, new Assembly

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2019 07:10 AM IST
Elections for Sikkim’s line Lok Sabha MP and a new Legislative Assembly are being held simultaneously.
A frail-looking Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar chose to begin the New Year on a positive note as he paid a surprise visit to his office in Panaji on Tuesday, for the first time in five months.
A frail-looking Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar chose to begin the New Year on a positive note as he paid a surprise visit to his office in Panaji on Tuesday, for the first time in five months.

Manohar Parrikar’s New Year: A visit to his office after five months

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2019 05:42 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar, who is suffering from a pancreatic ailment detected nearly 11 months ago and has not been to his office since August last year, was taken in his official vehicle to the state secretariat at around 10:30am.
6.5 lakh retired personnel will also benefit from the implementation of the seventh pay commission.(HT File)
6.5 lakh retired personnel will also benefit from the implementation of the seventh pay commission.(HT File)

17 lakh employees of Maharashtra government to get salary hike in January

Hindustan Times | By Swapnil Rawal, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2018 12:24 AM IST
Move, ahead of polls, will put a burden of 23,000 crore on exchequer
Senior Congress leader and lawyer Abhishek Manu Singhvi speaks to the media after a Supreme Court hearing on the Karnataka issue, in New Delhi on Friday.(HT Photo)
Senior Congress leader and lawyer Abhishek Manu Singhvi speaks to the media after a Supreme Court hearing on the Karnataka issue, in New Delhi on Friday.(HT Photo)

SC orders live telecast of Karnataka floor test for transparency

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2018 01:01 PM IST
The Supreme Court also said secretary of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly will record the proceedings of the House, which will see newly sworn-in CM Yeddyurappa of the BJP taking a court-ordered floor test.
State Congress chief Ashok Chavan said that in Maharashtra, the number of rape cases has gone up by 36%.(HT FILE)
State Congress chief Ashok Chavan said that in Maharashtra, the number of rape cases has gone up by 36%.(HT FILE)

Rapes have gone up, law and order has failed under BJP: Congress

Hindustan Times | By Surendra Gangan
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2018 12:59 AM IST
Congress holds candle light vigil marches across Maharashtra demanding justice in the Kathua and Unnao cases
Vikhe-Patil said that the state government denotified 90% of the total 14,219 hectare of land, which amounts to 12,429 hectare, notified during January 1, 2015 and March 31, 2017.(HT FILE)
Vikhe-Patil said that the state government denotified 90% of the total 14,219 hectare of land, which amounts to 12,429 hectare, notified during January 1, 2015 and March 31, 2017.(HT FILE)

Congress demands Maharashtra industries minister’s ouster post Bakshi committee revelations

Hindustan Times | By Surendra Gangan, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 12:45 AM IST
Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly, Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil, said that the report has reinforced the allegations he had levelled against Subhash Desai in the legislature last year.
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