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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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. ..

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