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Rajasthan: Another BJP MLA's abusive language comes forward

Another BJP MLA's abusive language on call comes forward in Rajasthan.

Amendments recommended to bring MLAs under MP Lokayukta Act

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.

Odisha minister says "sorry" for abusive words against lady MLA

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.

Congress MLAs' suspension a black spot in Maharashtra Assembly, says Fadnavis

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.

Chit fund scam: CBI gets 6-day remand of BJD MP, ex-MLAs

 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.

TMC reprimands MLA for claiming extortion by party men

The Trinamool Congress central leadership on Tuesday reprimanded a party MLA for publicly claiming that people pay extortion money to ruling party men, thus tarnishing" the party's image.

Chit fund scam: CBI arrests BJD MLA Pravat Tripathy

The CBI on Friday arrested a ruling BJD MLA in Odisha for his alleged complicity with Artha Tatwa Group chief Pradip Sethy, who has duped thousands through a chit fund scam in the state.

Rebel TDP MLAs, MLC join TRS

 Two MLAs and an MLC from Chandrababu Naidu-led Telugu Desam Party today formally joined the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) party in Telangana.

'Ex-MPs can take pension even if they get benefits as ex-MLAs or ex-MLCs'

Former Members of Parliament are entitled to receive pension as ex-MPs even if they are getting pension as former MLAs or MLCs, according to an RTI reply.

Sreejesh receives warm welcome
Sreejesh receives warm welcome

National hockey team vice-captain P R Sreejesh, the hero of India's triumph in the Asian Games final against Pakistan, was accorded a warm welcome at the international airport here this afternoon.

SP MLA's car pelted with stones

Four persons allegedly pelted stones and damaged the vehicle of a Samajwadi Party MLA in Panwasa area, police said Thursday.

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.