The CPI-M has barred one of its legislators from travelling to the US next month to attend the International Visitor`s Leadership Programme organised by the State Department - as it is funded by the US government.
Goa Vikas Party legislator Francisco `Micky` Pacheco warned that he will lead an agitation against the proposed greenfield airport at Mopa on the Goa-Maharashtra border, if the state government does not scrap the project.
Delhi Government on Tuesday justified
its decision seeking a hike in monthly salary of MLAs and
Ministers and said it will send the proposal to the Centre
again along with the clarifications sought on the matter.
Faced with a daunting task of
guarding party MLAs from being poached by the ruling BJP,
newly appointed Karnataka Congress chief G Parameshwara on Wednesday exuded confidence, saying no legislator would leave the party.
Jharkhand woman legislator Maneka Sardar is advocating that her party, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), give place to a woman in the state cabinet, but Chief Minister Arjun Munda says the list has already been finalised.
Twenty-three Indian pilgrims, including a Rajasthan lawmaker who were stranded on the Nepalese side of border near Tibet after returning from Kailash-Mansarovar, were evacuated safely on Tuesday, an Indian Embassy official said.