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Maharashtra Legislative Assembly


Maharashtra: Assembly, Council adjourned amid uproar

February 25, 2020 1:22 am

On the first day of the Budget Session, the Opposition staged a demonstration at Vidhan Bhavan steps before business commenced. Former chief minister and Opposition leader in the Assembly Devendra Fadnavis led the protests.

Government will probe delay in demolition of illegal part of Bandra eatery: Ranjit Patil

July 26, 2017 2:59 am

Patil said the government had already filed an affidavit in court explaining its stand. He was there was no order issued to the MMRDA to stay any illegal demolition. “If there has been a delay it would be investigated,” said Patil. Speaker Haribhau Bagde questioned why the matter was admitted in the Assembly when the matter was pending in court.

Shiv Sena joins Opposition demand of Rs 12,000 cr package for Marathwada

July 31, 2015 1:36 pm

Leader of Opposition Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil said the government has made provision of only Rs 900 crores.

Monsoon session: In state too, BJP line of attack is scam vs scam

July 24, 2015 2:45 am

The Congress had earlier demanded the resignation of Water Supply and Sanitation Minister Babanrao Lonikar after a controversy erupted over his educational qualifications. Lonikar hails from Partur.

‘Slum rehab schemes only benefit builders, govts’

October 07, 2014 3:35 am

A Thackeray family loyalist, Desai has been associated with the Shiv Sena for the past three decades.


September 10, 2014 12:45 am

The attendance record of the current Assembly is abysmal, a far cry from the days when MLAs didn’t want to miss the House even for a day, finds Zeeshan Shaikh.

‘Urban issues higher on agenda compared to rural in state Assembly’

September 10, 2014 12:29 am

MLAs should give higher priority to debates on law-making instead of getting trapped in political issues confined to individual constituencies & districts

Bail pleas of 3 with ‘Naxal links’ rejected

April 15, 2014 12:41 am

They were booked under the stringent provisions of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and relevant IPC sections.

Pawar, Digvijaya, Deora go to Rajya Sabha unopposed

February 01, 2014 9:09 am

Elections will be held in the remaining 18 seats on February 7 — in Andhra Pradesh (6), West Bengal (5), Orissa (4) and Assam (3).

New cluster policy to be tabled today

December 17, 2013 3:15 am

New policy will make it applicable to all legal buildings constructed prior to 1983 across Mumbai.