In a bid to give more teeth to anti- corruption watchdog Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta Justice (retd) PP Naolekar said here on Sunday that he has recommended amendments to the MP Lokayukta Act to bring MLAs and institutions including NGOs which get government funds, under its ambit.
The three-day long stalemate in Odisha Assembly over use of abusive words against a woman MLA ended this evening after Agriculture minister Pradip Maharathy tendered an apology at an all-party meeting chaired by Speaker Niranjan Pujari here.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday termed the suspension of five Congress Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) from the Maharashtra Assembly a `black spot` in the history of the state legislature.
A court here Wednesday granted the CBI six-day remand of the suspended BJD MP Ramchandra Hansdah and two former legislators, arrested Tuesday for their alleged involvement in a chit fund scam in Odisha.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.