The SAD-BJP alliance may have swept the civic polls, but it is the Independents who performed exceptionally well in these elections, cornering about 20 and 30 per cent of total seats in six municipal corporations and 122 municipal councils and nagar panchayats respectively.
The Cricket Association of Bihar has filed a PIL in Bombay High Court seeking appointment of an independent Governance Review Committee to review the rules and regulations of the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) should be revamped as the institution doesn't have the freedom to take "independent decisions" and the film industry too doesn't have faith in it, says its chairperson Leela Samson.
Former Karnataka minister B
Sreeramulu on Wednesday filed his nomination papers for Bellary Rural
Assembly constituency seeking re-election as an independent, a
development that prompted BJP to expel him from the party.
With states complaining of
inadequate supply of foodgrains for public distribution
system, the SC on Tuesday asked the Centre to examine the idea of conducting an independent
nation-wide survey to identify BPL families.
Political uncertainty continued in Jharkhand for the third day after independent legislator, Bandhu Tirkey, withdrew support to the Shibu Soren regime, saying he was against the BJP forming an alternative government.
The Praja Rajyam Party has
requested the Andhra Pradesh government to conduct an
independent inquiry into the attack on their party activists
allegedly by the staffers of a local news channel between
March 20 and 23.
The Congress has to explain to the people of Jharkhand why it extended support to an Independent MLA as chief minister of Jharkhand for 23 months, BJP national vice-president Karuna Shukla on Wednesday said.