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The ruling party members claimed to have withdrawn 670 “less serious” cases against politicians and others in “public interest”.
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.
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.
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.
November 06, 2019 3:02 am
The last time the state government recommended a special session was to mark Gandhi Jayanti.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.