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BJD may not re-nominate all sitting legislators

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 18:17

Ruling BJD, which is witnessing a continuous inflow of leaders from rival parties, Tuesday indicated that it may not re-nominate all sitting legislators for the Assembly and Parliamentary elections even as some party leaders announced unwillingness to contest the polls.

Why should MPs not be frisked?

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 09:17

The pepper spray attack in Parliament on Thursday has revived the debate seeking an end to exemption to Member of Parliaments (MPs) from being frisked when they enter Parliament.

Karnataka CM inducts two "tainted" legislators into ministry

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 20:18

Shedding his reported reluctance, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah on Wednesday inducted two senior "tainted" legislators into his nearly eight-month old ministry.

Sri Lanka detains legislators from Australia and New Zealand

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 22:25

An Australian Senator and a MP from New Zealand on a fact-finding mission into reported human rights abuses in Sri Lanka were briefly detained on Sunday by authorities here for allegedly violating visa regulations.

Delhi polls: More sitting Congress legislators cleared to contest

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 00:26

After reaching a consensus on the names of 22 sitting Delhi legislators for the party ticket, the Congress screening committee is learnt to have cleared more names of more lawmakers.

Speaker Meira Kumar to address legislators in chamber that empowered Indian women

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 20:36

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will address legislators in the state assembly hall here Monday where a resolution to give the vote to women was adopted 88 years ago.

TRS legislators begin sit-in at Andhra Assembly

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 14:02

Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) legislators began a sit-in at the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly premises on Saturday to protest what they call the anti-Telangana stance of the state government.

Seemandhra: Cong legislators protest in Assembly premises

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 13:59

Ruling Congress MLAs, MLCs and Andhra Pradesh ministers from coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions on Tueasday organised a protest in the Legislative Assembly premises here in support of united Andhra Pradesh.

AIADMK legislators cause flutter in Assembly

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 18:30

Opposition AIADMK legislators P Purushothaman and M Periyasamy on Monday caused flutter for a while in the Assembly during debate on the budget the Chief Minister N Rangasamy presented in the House.

Legislators from teachers` constituency stage a walkout in Mumbai

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 18:24

Five members of the teachers` constituency of the State Legislative Council staged a walkout on Monday, during question hour.

Afghan legislators approve new election law

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 20:14

Afghan legislators today approved a law to govern next year`s presidential and provincial council elections, a key step toward conducting the polls.

Maha legislators assault cop in Assembly premises

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 15:55

Legislators from various parties allegedly assaulted a police official inside the Maharashtra Assembly complex here Tuesday, officials said.