Palestinians to seek membership of international bodies

The Palestine Liberation Organisation`s central council adopted a plan to pursue attempts to join 60 United Nations bodies and international agreements.

Pak provincial assemblies` new members take oath

Newly elected members of Pakistani provincial assemblies of Khyber Paktunkhwa (KP) and Sindh provinces on Wednesday took oath, media reports said.

Govt defaming Team Anna members: Bedi

Kiran Bedi alleged that the government has no business except to look
for opportunities for tarnishing the image of Team Anna
members.

Members of Awadh royal family support Hazare

An organisation of erstwhile Nawabs
of Awadh has extended its support to Anna Hazare`s anti-graft
movement and said they would not celebrate Eid to mark their
protest.

Gorakhpur: 2 members of Ravi Pujari gang arrested

Two suspected members of Ravi
Pujari gang were arrested from Gorakhpur district in Uttar
Pradesh, STF sources said here on Friday.

Police notice to 2 key members of Sathya Sai Trust

Andhra Pradesh Police is all set
to issue notices to two key members of the Sathya Sai Central
Trust, and question them in connection with the transportation
of Rs 35.5 lakh cash in a vehicle.

Congress members criticise Goa CM for "mishandling" agitation

The Congress on Friday condemned its own
Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat for mishandling the tribal
agitation, which led to the death of two leaders.

Netai case: Warrants against 8 absconding CPI(M) members

A local court on Wednesday issued
warrants against eight absconding CPI(M) members, accused
in the Netai firing in West Midnapore district, and asked them
to surrender before it by June 29.

Gowda asks civil society members not to quit drafting panel

HD Deve Gowda asked the civil society members of the joint drafting committee of Lokpal Bill not to quit from it in the wake of an alleged campaign against them by "vested interests" who want to "divert the focus" from the Bill.

Members to be elected to party posts to encourage youth: Rahul

Hinting at a change in the usual
practice of nominating office bearers, Congress leader Rahul
Gandhi on Thursday said the party would now elect its leaders to
encourage the youth to take up various posts.

Politicians too are members of `civil society`: Digvijay

Congress General Secretary Digvijay
Singh on Saturday said that politicians were indispensable for
drafting the Lokpal Bill.

Verbal spat between BJP members in Punjab Assembly

BJP, a ruling ally in Punjab, had some embarrassing moments in the state Assembly with a verbal spat breaking out between Health Minister Laxmi Kanta
Chawla and her party colleague Jagdish Raj Sawhney.

Two JPC members to be part of PAC

Two members of the JPC,
probing the 2G spectrum scam, M Thambidurai of AIADMK and
Jayanthi Natarajan of Congress are expected to be on
Parliament`s Public Accounts Committee which is also
going into the controversy.

Take That members held by US customs over visas

Take That members Howard Donald and Mark Owen were held for hours by US customs, who quizzed them about their visas.

SP, BSP members clash in LS

Members of SP and BSP
on Tuesday clashed in the Lok Sabha and forced adjournment of the
House for about an hour after the Mayawati government in Uttar
Pradesh was accused of circumventing the democratic processes
in the state.

Oppn members stage sit-in in UP House, evicted by marshals

High drama was witnessed in the
Uttar Pradesh Assembly late last night when opposition members
staged a dharna in the House even after it was adjourned sine
die leading to their forcible eviction by marshals.

Adarsh Society challenges MoEF demolition order

Scam-hit Adarsh Housing Society has approached Bombay HC challenging the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests order for its demolition.

Lokayukta notice to former, current DERC members on tariff

Delhi Lokayukta has issued notices to a former and a current member of Delhi`s power regulator DERC on a complaint alleging that they abused their position to obtain gains for private discoms on the issue of fixing power tariff.

Bar members protest alleged police inaction in murder case

Work in courts was
disrupted on Tuesday with lawyers going on a strike to protest the
failure of the police to trace the killers of the son of
District Bar Association chief Raghuvir Singh Yadav.

IMA members protest against dissolution of MCI

Members of the Indian Medical
Association (IMA) on Saturday held a protest here against the
dissolution of the Medical Council of India and other
regulations with regard to medical education in the country.