Maharashtra Legislative Council

'You are minister at your home': Council Deputy Chairperson tells Maharashtra Cabinet member

The verbal exchange occurred when School Education Minister Deepak Kesarkar was responding to a question in the Upper House.

published on : 18th August 2022

Shiv Sena stakes claim for leader of opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Council 

The race is between the NCP and the Shiv Sena, amid fears that some of its members may switch sides. The Sharad Pawar-led NCP is just two short of the Sena's tally in the Upper House.

published on : 13th July 2022

'Three party MLAs cross-voted in Maharashtra MLC polls', claims BJP leader Mohit Kamboj

In a WhatsApp message that went viral, Kamboj said that the party got 134 votes while one vote was wasted and three BJP MLAs cross-voted.

published on : 21st June 2022

Maharashtra MLC polls: Two candidates each of Shiv Sena and NCP, four of BJP win seats

An official said that that all the eight candidates secured the minimum quota of 26 votes each to make it to the Upper House of the state legislature.

published on : 20th June 2022

Maharashtra Legislative Council polls: Maha Vikas Aghadi to train MLAs on mock voting

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that they and their alliance partners has kept their MLAs in hotels where these MLAs will be given the mock training how to cast their votes in MLC elections.

published on : 19th June 2022

'Right to vote not absolute': HC rejects pleas by Nawab Malik, Anil Deshmukh seeking permission to vote in Maharashtra Council poll

Their counsels Amit Desai and Vikram Chaudhri argued that while section 62 (5) fettered their clients' right to vote, the HC had 'unfettered powers to use its discretion' and grant relief.

published on : 17th June 2022

Its time for resort politics again as Shiv Sena to house its MLAs in Mumbai hotel ahead of Maharashtra Council polls

The party, which heads the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA), had summoned its legislators for a meeting with top leaders.

published on : 17th June 2022

Another BJP vs MVA on cards as 11 candidates in fray for 10 Maharashtra Legislative Council seats

Each candidate has to garner 25.81 votes for securing a win in the polls where members of the 288-strong legislative assembly form the electoral college.

published on : 13th June 2022

MP Navneet Rana dares Maharashtra CM Thackeray to contest election against her

Independent MP Navneet Rana claimed that the people of Mumbai and Lord Ram will teach the Shiv Sena a lesson in civic polls.

published on : 8th May 2022

Maharashtra Legislative Council adjourned twice amid din over BJP MLC's remarks

The House was discussing a proposal by the opposition members over the law and order situation in the state when BJP MLC Gopichand Padalkar allegedly made some remarks.

published on : 9th March 2022

Uproar in Maharashtra Legislative Council over Dhangar, Maratha quota

The Opposition MLCs started raising slogans and stormed into the Well of the council demanding reservation for the Dhangar community.

published on : 18th July 2018

Polling for six Maharashtra Legislative Council seats to be held tomorrow 

The election is held as three members of the NCP, two of the BJP, and one of the Congress, are retiring from the Upper House of the state legislature on June 21.

published on : 20th May 2018