Meghalaya MLA Clifford R Marak dies

 Meghalaya's sitting legislator from Chokpot constituency and founder of Garo National Congress (GNC) party Clifford R Marak passed away today at a hospital in Guwahati, family sources said.

No US trip for CPI-M legislator

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.

China expels legislator for violating discipline

China says it has expelled a member of the National Legislature for "serious disciplinary violations" amid a crackdown on corruption ordered by President Xi Jinping.

Goa legislator threatens to agitate against Mopa airport

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.

Somali legislator killed by gunmen, UN condemns attack

The UN`s representative to Somalia is condemning the killing of a Somali member of Parliament.

Warrant issued for Bihar legislator`s arrest

Araria district civil court issued the warrant after Alam, a ruling party legislator, failed to appear for hearing of the case registered in 2002.

Two Bihar legislators get extortion calls

Two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators in Bihar, in separate incidents, have alleged that they received extortion calls from unidentified men.

Punjab government backs legislator arrested for graft

The Punjab government has questioned the working of the CBI after the probe agency arrested the state`s chief parliamentary secretary and BJP legislator Raj Khurana in a Rs.1.5 crore graft case.

CBI arrests Punjab BJP legislator on corruption charges

An expensive Porsche car, nearly Rs 15 lakh in cash found during the raid, CBI officials said.

MDMK legislator quits membership of House in Pondy

The lone MDMK member in the
Puducherry Assembly PR Siva has resigned from the party and
membership of the House and joined the All India NR Congress
led by former Chief Minister N Rangasamy.

Printing mistake makes Pachouri a legislator

Madhya Pradesh Congress President
Suresh Pachouri, who has never contested an assembly election, on Tuesday figured as a "legislator" in the questions-and-
answers booklet of the state Assembly.

TDP legislator asks Telangana supporters to call off stir

Opposition TDP on Saturday appealed
to the Telangana supporters to withdraw their proposed
agitation on March 10 as it would disrupt the intermediate
examination scheduled for that day.

UK lawmaker pleads guilty over expenses charges

A serving British legislator has
pleaded guilty to charges connected to the country`s
lawmakers` expense scandal.

Rape accused BSP legislator claims he is impotent

A ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator accused of raping a 17-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh`s Banda district Tuesday claimed he was "impotent".

Delhi to re-send to Centre proposal for salary hike of MLAs

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.

BJP leader gets a taste of five-star arrogance

Maharashtra BJP leader and legislator Vinod Tawade got a taste of five-star arrogance outside a luxury hotel.

New KPCC President confident no legislator will leave party

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.

BJP legislator wants women member in Jharkhand cabinet

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.

Stranded Indian pilgrims, legislator evacuated

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.

French legislator wants full veil banned in September

A leading lawmaker in President
Nicolas Sarkozy`s conservative party says he hopes a bill
forbidding Islamic veils is passed in September.