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Haryana Assembly


Haryana: Congress corners govt on mounting debt, cane dues, excise policy

February 25, 2020 5:02 am

Congress MLA from Mahendragarh, Rao Dan Singh raised the farmers’ issue and accused the cooperative sugar mills of not clearing the outstanding dues of cane growers. Earlier, Speaker Gian Chand Gupta had apprised the House that a calling attention motion on the issue pertaining to cane growers was accepted.

Haryana: Wearing siropas, five Congress MLAs walk barefoot, chant ‘Satnam-Waheguru’ in House

November 07, 2019 9:24 am

This was perhaps the first time in recent years that such an overt religious display was made inside the House. Not even Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MLAs attempted anything of this sort during their years in power.

Five INLD MLAs disqualified from Haryana Assembly

September 11, 2019 2:43 am

The disqualified MLAs are Naina Chautala, Pirthi Singh, Rajdeep and Anoop Dhanak. The INLD had filed two petitions in this regard, one in March and another in July seeking their disqualification.

'Those with links to Pakistan need not support': Haryana BJP taunts Oppn over Article 370 order

August 05, 2019 7:10 pm

As Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar read out the order in the state assembly, Congress demanded the document be tabled and discussed in the House.

Explained: Why Haryana Assembly will be different this time?

August 02, 2019 5:08 am

A number of MLAs have switched sides over the last three months - the defections majorly affecting prime opposition party Indian National Lok Dal resulting in its leader Abhay Chautala losing the post of LoP. The Indian Express explains the uncertainty and reasons that led to this situation in the Vidhan Sabha

In Haryana politics, the two constants — INLD the big loser, BJP the big winner

August 02, 2019 1:01 pm

Ahead of Monsoon Session, INLD, Cong MLAs jump ship, join BJP; Cong to now be main opposition party.

Abhay Chautala resigns as LoP, seeks disqualification of five legislators

March 23, 2019 10:38 pm

Abhay Chautala, who is an MLA from Ellanabad said he would also write to the Lok Sabha Speaker to seek disqualification of Hisar MP Dushyant Chautala, the son of his elder brother Ajay Chautala.

Why so many IAS officers promoted as ACS, Haryana Assembly panel asks Govt

July 05, 2017 2:26 am

When the issue was raised by the CAG in January 2014, there were only 12 IAS officers who had been promoted to the post of additional chief secretary (ACS) from principal secretary against the sanctioned strength of three.

Haryana quota Bill challenged in Punjab and Haryana High Court

March 31, 2016 4:09 am

The petition has submitted that the Bill is against the law laid down by the Supreme Court in “Indira Sawhney” case in 1992 that reservation cannot exceed more than 50 pc

Haryana Jat quota bill passed: will quieten the Jats, may agitate the BJP

March 29, 2016 5:25 pm

The legal formality of the Governor's assent on the Bill is only awaited.