State Legislative Assembly: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Nitish Kumar appointed as Chief Minister of Bihar
Published: November 16, 2020
On November 16, 2020, the President of Janata Dal was appointed as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the fourth consecutive term. The Chief Minister is appointed by the Governor. Is the Chief Minister appointed or Elected? The Chief Ministers and the Prime Ministers in India are appointed by the Governor and President respectively. On ..
Madhya Pradesh to have Legislative Council
Published: August 23, 2019
The government of Madhya Pradesh has indicated that it is planning to revive the efforts for the creation of the Legislative Council in the state. Long Pending Proposal The government of Madhya Pradesh had passed a resolution passed in the state assembly for the constitution of the legislative council by more than two-thirds majority in ..
Topics: Bicameralism • Government • Government of India • Governor • Legislative Council • Legislatures • Member of parliament • Member of the Legislative Assembly • Parliament • Parliament of India • Rajya Sabha • State Legislative Assembly • State Legislative Council
Jammu and Kashmir: Union Territory with Legislature
Published: August 7, 2019
With the passing of Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 in both the houses of Parliament, Jammu and Kashmir is all set to become third union territory alongside National Capital Territory of Delhi and Puducherry to have a legislature. Article 239A of the Indian Constitution The provisions under Article 239A empowers the union territory with ..
Topics: Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir • Geography of Asia • India • Jammu and Kashmir • Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill 2019 • Outline of Jammu and Kashmir • State Legislative Assembly • Union territory • Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir
Odisha Assembly passes a resolution for establishing Legislative Council (Vidhan Parishad) in state
Published: September 8, 2018
On September 6, the Odisha Assembly has passed a resolution for establishing Legislative Council ( Vidhan Parishad or second House of legislature). As per the resolution, the proposed Council will function similar to the Rajya Sabha in Parliament and will have 49 members. In every two years, one-third member of the Legislative Council will retire. ..
Topics: Abhayachandra Jain • Government • Legislative Council • Legislatures • Member of the Legislative Assembly • Parliament • Parliament of India • Rajya Sabha • Sidharth Kuncalienker • State Legislative Assembly • State Legislative Council