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In UP assembly: Who withdrew most criminal cases against politicians? BJP govt, Oppn trade charges

March 03, 2021 12:59 pm

The ruling party members claimed to have withdrawn 670 “less serious” cases against politicians and others in “public interest”.

UP Assembly passes bill on religious conversion amid din

February 24, 2021 9:37 pm

The Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Bill, 2021 seeks to replace the ordinance promulgated in November last year that provides for imprisonment up to 10 years and a maximum fine of Rs 50,000 for violators.

UP Assembly Monsoon Session: Recovery of Damages Bill among 27 passed without discussion

August 23, 2020 3:21 am

The Opposition’s protests forced the Speaker to adjourn the brief monsoon session sine die. The session had started on Thursday, and was scheduled to end on Monday.

Day after protest over not being allowed to raise issue, Loni MLA expresses regret

December 19, 2019 5:36 am

“I regret the situation created in the Assembly because of me yesterday... I am a disciplined worker of BJP,” he said, adding that all he wanted was to raise issues of his constituency.

UP plans special Assembly session to celebrate India’s Constitution Day

November 06, 2019 3:02 am

The last time the state government recommended a special session was to mark Gandhi Jayanti.

Not mulling ban on word 'Dalit' as it is not used in official communication: UP govt

July 25, 2019 4:00 pm

Social Welfare Minister Ramapati Shastri was replying to a written question by BSP member Mohammad Aslam Raini in the state assembly.

UP Assembly adjourned amid chaos over Akhilesh Yadav being stopped at airport

February 13, 2019 2:37 pm

When Speaker Hriday Narain Dixit did not allow discussion on the matter in the Question Hour, opposition members came into the Well of the House raising slogans.

UP Assembly: Opposition walks out over law and order, govt says crimes have gone down

August 29, 2018 5:53 am

Samajwadi Party members staged a walkout during Question Hour, accusing the state government of encouraging those who incite riots by withdrawing cases.

UP: Rejected by Council, UPCOCB to be taken up for voting again in Assembly next week

March 21, 2018 1:59 am

While the Bill was passed by the Legislative Assembly on December 21, 2017, it was rejected by the Legislative Council, where the BJP does not have a majority, on March 13. It was returned to the Assembly the next day for reconsideration.

UP assembly speaker mulls 'Best Legislator Award' for MLAs

January 30, 2018 1:57 pm

Stung by the frequent derailment of proceedings by agitated members, Dixit told PTI that his main aim will be to ensure discipline in the House, whose Budget Session commences on February 8.