14 May 2012
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav along with 12 others, recently elected to the Legislative Council, will take oath as members of the House on Monday.
11 Feb 2016
Lucknow: The BJP released the list of 10 candidates for the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council, a party spokesman said.
31 May 2016
Patna: Former state BJP President Gopal Narayan Singh today filed nomination papers for biennial Rajya Sabha poll slated for June 11.
24 Jun 2016
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council yesterday rejected a private member's bill seeking 20 percent reservation for women in appointment by direct recruitment in the state.
14 Jun 2016
Lucknow: BSP chief Mayawati today charged BJP with raking up the Kairana exodus issue to divert the attention of people from its defeat in Rajya Sabha and Legislative Council polls in Uttar Pradesh and made a fresh demand for imposition of President's rule in the state on law and order grounds.
28 Dec 2015
Hyderabad: Elections to six seats in the Telangana Legislative Council from the local bodies' constituency in four districts were held yesterday.
24 Feb 2016
Lucknow: Embarrassed by withdrawal of candidature by its nominees in Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council elections, the state BJP formed a four-member committee to probe the issue.
11 Jan 2015
Lucknow: In a quid pro quo, Congress has decided not to field its candidate in biennial Legislative Council election of Uttar Pradesh. The Congress' gesture is its 'return gift' to Samajwadi Party for supporting its two candidates - Pramod Tiwari and PL Punia - in getting elected to Rajya Sabha.
13 Feb 2015
Vijayawada: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) have finalised their candidates for the biennial election to Krishna-Guntur Teachers' constituency of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council.
27 Aug 2016
Lucknow: Two more legislators -- one each from the Congress and the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) -- on Friday switched loyalties and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Pradeep Chowdhary, Congress legislator from Saharanpur, joined the BJP in the presence of state unit president Keshav Prasad Maurya.