CMHO accuses BJP MLA of using threats to secure nurse transfer

Kota: A BJP MLA in Rajasthan has landed in a controversy after he allegedly threatened a Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO) for failing to effect the transfer of a male nurse with an audio clip of their conversation now circulating on Whatsapp.

Parties gear up for Panaji by-poll

Political parties have geared up for the Panaji constituency by-election with senior Congress leaders Surendra Furtado and Arthur Sequeira staking claims to contest the seat.

Goa BJP leader appoints son in his office

Goa's Deputy Speaker Anant Shet has appointed his son Amaresh Shet as his office staff, a RTI query has revealed.

Newly-elected Maharashtra BJP MLA dead

Govind M. Rathod, a newly elected Bharatiya Janata Party legislator from Mudkhed in Maharashtra's Nanded district, died following a massive heart attack early Monday, a party official said here.

Why no 'captain' for Maharashtra polls, asks Goa BJP leader

Award winning poet and BJP legislator from Goa, Vishnu Wagh Monday used a social networking site to question his party's inability to name a "captain" to lead the charge for the Maharashtra assembly polls.

BJP MLA seeks ban on entry of non-Hindu youths in garba pandals

Amid a raging debate over 'love jihad', a Madhya Pradesh BJP MLA has asked organisers of forthcoming Navratri festival to disallow entry of non-Hindu youths in pandals where 'garba' or devotional dance is performed in the praise of goddess Durga.

NCP condemns attack on BJP MLA Jitender Shunty

Condemning the attack on the MLA of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Jitender Singh Shunty, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) general secretary Tariq Anwar Wednesday said that the police needed to undertake a strict investigation in the case.

BJP leaders condemn attack on MLA

BJP leaders Nalin Kohli and Satish Upadhyay have strongly condemned the attack on BJP MLA Jitendra Singh Shunty who was shot at by an armed assailant in the wee hours of Wednesday but managed to escape unhurt.

BJP MLA Jitender Singh Shunty attacked in Delhi's Vivek Vihar

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, Jitender Singh Shunty was shot at by an unknown assailant early this morning at his Vivek Vihar residence in New Delhi. The attacker fired three-four times at Shunty but the MLA managed to escape unhurt.

BJP MLA Jitendra Shunty attacked in Delhi, case registered
BJP MLA Jitendra Shunty attacked in Delhi, case registered

In a sensational incident,  Jitendra Shunty, a sitting BJP MLA from Shahdara, was attacked by two men in Delhi's Vivek Vihar area on Wednesday morning. The MLA, however, survived the attack.

Union Home Ministry should reveal threat perception to BJP MLA Sangeet Som: Aam Aadmi Party

The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday demanded that the Union Home Ministry should make public the threat perception to the BJP MP from Uttar Pradesh, who has been accorded Z category security by the Centre.

Rajasthan BJP MLAs forced to pay Rs 500 for coming late for Budget meet

As many as 15 Rajasthan BJP MLAs were left red-faced when were asked to pay a fine of Rs 500 for arriving late for their legislature party meeting ahead of the Budget session of Rajasthan Assembly in Jaipur.

Court acquits BJP MLA, 50 others in post-Godhra riot case

A local court on Saturday acquitted all 51 accused, including a BJP MLA, due to lack of evidence against them in connection with the 2002 Radhanpur town riot case in which two persons were killed.

BJP MLA threatens to contest against LJP on Vaishali LS seat

BJP MLA Achyutanand on Wednesday threatened to contest as an Independent from Vaishali Lok Sabha seat if the party`s new alliance partner LJP fields Ramakishore Singh.

Jharkhand MLA falls ill in House

BJP MLA Menaka Sardar Tuesday fell ill in the House following suspected food poisoning, prompting opposition members being critical of the assembly not having its own ambulance to take him to a hospital immediately.

BJP MLA turns actor to highlight social issues

Politician-turned-actor Madhu Srivastav has tried to highlight the plight of farmers whose land is illegally grabbed by mafia, through his Gujarati film `Thakorna Kol Jagma Anmol`.

BJP revokes suspension of 5 MLAs except former LP leader in J&K

BJP on Tuesday revoked the suspension of five MLAs who were suspended for allegedly cross voting in Legislative Council election in April 2011.

Fresh chargesheet against BJP MLA Suresh Rana

A fresh chargesheet has been filed against controversial BJP legislator Suresh Rana and two other party activists for rioting during a protest against a gang-rape in Shamli in June.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Another BJP MLA granted bail

BJP legislator Suresh Rana has been released on bail by a local court, almost two months after he was arrested for allegedly fanning communal riots here.

Bail pleas of 2 BJP MLAs to be heard tomorrow

The bail plea of BJP MLA Suresh Rana would be heard in court tomorrow in connection with violence in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh.