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Uttar Pradesh Assembly


Oppn questions last minute passing of bills, UP Assembly adjourned sine die a week ahead of schedule

March 05, 2021 10:53 am

As soon as the House met for the day, Khanna said that due to the upcoming panchayat polls and the recurrence of Covid-19 cases in some states, the proceedings will be completed and the House will be adjourned.

UP Assembly opens to Opposition ruckus over Unnao deaths, price rise, farm Bills

February 18, 2021 7:11 pm

Alleging that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had lost its hold on law and order in the state and failed to protect women and safeguard the interests of farmers, the Opposition MLAs raised slogans and held up placards as soon as Governor Anandiben Patel began her customary address at the joint session.

Session begins today: UP Budget set to be tabled on February 18

February 13, 2020 4:56 am

The session will begin on February 13 with Governor’s address and would end on March 7. While there would be discussion on Governor’s address on February 14, 17, 18 and 19, annual budget would be placed on February 18.

Lucknow: Boy’s abduction conspiracy by Opposition, says minister

March 21, 2018 2:39 am

With the Opposition said that the allegations were serious and needed a discussion, Speaker Hriday Narain Dixit downplayed the matter saying, “Opposition members cannot indulge in such activity.”

Explosive found in Assembly: NIA begins probe, takes samples

July 29, 2017 5:53 am

“Our officers visited the UP Assembly along with explosive expert and forensic experts from CFSL, Chandigarh,” said NIA spokesperson.

Uttar Pradesh Assembly: Centre puts on hold probe by NIA into PETN

July 21, 2017 5:34 am

On July 12, 150 gm of a powdery substance was found under the seat of Samajwadi Party MLA Manoj Singh in the UP Assembly. That the substance was PETN, a plastic explosive, was declared by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath a day after.

'Explosives' in UP Assembly: The unanswered questions

July 20, 2017 11:51 am

A controversy has also erupted over the authenticity of preliminary findings of Lucknow forensic laboratory that declared the powder to be PETN. The UP Police never sends samples of suspicious substance for tests to the Lucknow laboratory but to the one in Agra that is the only certified destination for these tests.

Akhilesh blames BJP govt for security lapse in UP Assembly, accuses it of playing politics

July 16, 2017 10:00 pm

"The BJP government is responsible for the security lapse which led to the recovery of the white powder from the Assembly and it is now playing politics over the issue," the former chief minister told reporters in Kannauj.

Ahead of presidential polls, UP ATS conducts mock drill inside Uttar Pradesh assembly building

July 16, 2017 4:27 pm

"A mock drill is being conducted to cater to any emergency-like situation and evacuate people during the crictical hour. Apart from this, the mock drill will also enable us to plug possible loopholes in the security apparatus (if any)," SSP, ATS, Umesh Kumar Srivastava told reporters.

PETN explosive inside UP Assembly: High-level inquiry going on

July 14, 2017 3:27 pm

Following recovery of explosive, several security arrangements have been decided to made in the Vidhan Bhawan. Quick Response Team would be formed, body and bag scanner machine will be installed in the Vidhan Bhawan and others.