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Himachal Pradesh Assembly


Himachal Assembly: Cut motion on health, family welfare defeated by voice vote

March 20, 2021 9:22 pm

Several MLAs said that radiology equipments such as X-Ray machines and CT scanners are often found to be non-functional or lack a technician to operate them, forcing patients to get test in private facilities by shelling out a large sum of money.

Himachal House clears Bill to amend FRBM Act

March 18, 2021 10:37 pm

Opposition Congress, meanwhile, alleged that the Bill allowed the state government to exceed the three per cent fiscal deficit limit for the future as well.

Himachal MLA says drug sale, abuse on rise in Una, Kangra, blames influx from Punjab

March 18, 2021 9:40 pm

Urban development Suresh Bhardwaj agreed about the growing problem of drug addiction in the state and assured the Gagret MLA of action on his complaint. He said that the police is now targeting big smugglers rather than consumers to tackle the drug problem.

Budget hides key economic data, silent on debt burden: Himachal Leader of Oppn

March 08, 2021 10:08 pm

The current BJP government will become the government that takes the highest loan of Rs 45,000 crore in its tenure, Leader of Opposition Mukesh Agnihotri said, adding that the state government is trying to divide the people on caste and gender lines by ignoring males and the upper caste girls.

Himachal Pradesh: Cong members again walk out of Assembly over suspension issue

March 04, 2021 12:17 am

The BJP-led Assembly later suspended opposition leader Mukesh Agnihotri and four other Congress MLAs for the remainder of the budget session for allegedly disrupting the Governor’s address and blocking his cavalcade.

Cong members again walk out of Himachal Pradesh Assembly over suspension issue

March 03, 2021 4:15 pm

Leader of Opposition Mukesh Agnihotri and four other Congress MLAs Harsh Vardhan Chauhan, Satpal Raizada, Sunder Singh and Vinay Kumar were on Friday suspended for the entire Budget session of the Assembly till March 20 after they allegedly manhandled Governor Bandaru Dattatraya.

Himachal Pradesh Assembly: Unruly scenes on first day of budget session, 5 Congress MLAs suspended

February 26, 2021 9:46 pm

The Opposition members said that they were protesting against rise in prices of essential commodities in the country and farmers' issues. They also alleged that the Governor did not completely read out his written address in the House before tabling it.

Himachal Pradesh: 8 legislations introduced in House

September 09, 2020 11:01 pm

CPI(M) MLA Rakesh Singha said insufficient time was being given to the members to read the introduced Bills and propose amendments if any. His conscience did not allow him to express approval for the bills without examining them, he said.

Why Himachal is up in arms over move to raise one allowance of its MLAs

September 06, 2019 8:18 pm

The travel expenses for MLAs have now been raised to Rs 4 lakh from Rs 2.50 lakh per annum for one-time domestic of foreign travel.

Himachal Assembly Session-Day 1: Congress stages walkout, alleges ‘move’ to allow ‘outsiders’ to buy land in state

March 07, 2018 1:00 am

The House witnessed noisy scenes as the Speaker ordered “nothing to be recorded”. The Congress MLAs, already on their feet, finally staged a walkout while warning against any attempt to tinker with the section 188.