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JD(U) suspends party MLA Rajiv Ranjan for 6 years

JD(U) Friday suspended Islampur MLA Rajiv Ranjan from the party for six years accusing him of "anti-party activities", days after he attacked his party`s government in Bihar over "unabated corruption" after having earlier opposed a tie-up with Lalu Prasad`s RJD.

BJP MLAs, councillors will ensure toilet, drinking water in schools in Delhi

BJP MLAs and municipal councillors in Delhi will adopt one school and one jhuggi cluster each in their respective areas and ensured that toilets are built and drinking water facilities installed there.

Congress MLA returns salary, others not willing to follow suit

Congress MLA Devendra Yadav has returned his five-month salary to the chief secretary but other Congress MLAs may not follow suit, saying they were working round the clock since becoming public representatives.

Two Congress MLAs boycott Question Hour over change of seat

The Assam Legislative Assembly today witnessed a noisy scene over change of senior Congress MLA Anjan Dutta`s seat in the House and he along with party colleague Bhupen Kumar Borah boycotted the Question Hour over the issue.

Goa legislator calls Parrikar `parallel PM`

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar tried to hold back his smile when a legislator called him a "parallel prime minister" in the Goa assembly Tuesday.

BJP MLA attends Goa Assembly session in `dhoti`

Writer-turned-legislator Vishnu Wagh Tuesday attended the first day of Goa Legislative Assembly session in a `dhoti`, claiming "he is proud of his culture."

Daughter raped, man seeks FIR against MLA for helping accused in Badaun

A plea by a man, whose daughter was allegedly gangraped by three men, seeking registration of a case against a ruling Samajwadi Party MLA, a circle officer and a chief medical officer has been accepted by a local court here.

Former NCP MLA Malojirao Mogal passes away

Former NCP MLA and Nashik district`s Niphad Cooperative Sugar Factory chairman Malojirao Sadashivrao Mogal passed away after a prolonged illness, family sources said Wednesday.

Patnaik asks BJD MP MLAs not to appoint close relatives

BJD chief and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has asked party MPs and MLAs to refrain from appointing their close relatives as their representatives or promoting them as block or notified area council (NAC) chairpersons.

Bihar MLA wears garland of fruits, vegetables in protest against inflation

Protesting against rising inflation, an RJD MLA Wednesday stood at the entrance of Bihar Assembly with a garland of onions, potatoes other vegetables and fruits.

MLA, 3 others injured in accident

An MLA and three others were injured today when the car they were travelling in hit a dumper coming from the other side on NH-5 at Uluberia in Howrah district.

Jharkhand CS complains of ill treatment from MLA

Jharkhand Chief Secretary Sajal Chakraborty on Tuesday accused JMM MLA Akhil Akhtar of using abusive language against him in presence of senior law officers at the secretariat while the legislator alleged the top officer asked him to "get out" of his chamber.

JVM MLA Dhulu Mahto gets bail

The Jharkhand High Court today granted bail to MLA Dhulu Mahto after 11 months in judicial remand in connection with forcibly freeing a person from a police station in Dhanbad.

Rajnath to inaugurate session of MPs & MLAs on Saturday

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate a two-day session of the newly-elected MPs and MLAs from Madhya Pradesh at Khajuraho on Saturday.

Patna HC reserves order on JD(U) MLA`s writ

Patna High Court Tuesday reserved its order for tomorrow on a petition by legislator Renu Kushwaha challenging the notice of dismissal of her membership from JD(U) even as the speaker granted one more day to her and another party MLA to reply to the show cause issued to them.

Suspended JD(U) MLA approaches Patna HC

Renu Kushwaha, who was a minister in the erstwhile Nitish Kumar JD(U) government, today filed a writ petition in the Patna High Court challenging a show cause notice issued to her and another suspended party MLA for dismissal of membership under the anti-defection law.

Marandi elected Odisha Assembly Dy Speaker

Sananda Marandi, BJD MLA from Baripada, was today formally elected as the Deputy Speaker of Odisha Assembly.

24 parliamentary secys inducted in Nagaland

Five days after being sworn in as Chief Minister, T R Zeliang, who heads a 12-member ministry in Nagaland, today inducted 24 ruling MLAs as Parliamentary Secretaries to oversee various government departments.

Punjab Congress MLA Arvind Khanna resigns

With Lok Sabha elections over, the discontentment in Punjab Congress came to the fore as PPCC former General Secretary Arvind Khanna today resigned as MLA from Dhuri Assembly segment of Sangrur parliamentary seat.

MLA booked, two aides arrested for alleged attack on voter in Bihar

Police were looking for JD(U) MLA Amrendra Kumar Pandey and arrested his two aides after they were booked for alleged attack on a voter in Bihar`s Gopalganj today.