BJP MLA

  • BJP MLA wants to forgo monthly emolument for 'social cause' July 15, 2014

    A BJP MLA from Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh has announced that he would not draw monthly salary and wages from the state exchequer. In a letter to the Speaker of Legislative Assembly, Sita Sharan Sharma, the legislator Chetanya Kumar Kashyap said that he did not want to draw the emolument since...
  • Karnataka: BJP MLA Jeevaraj faces rape charges, FIR registered November 8, 2013

    Bangalore: In a very embarrassing development for the Opposition BJP, the police have registered a case of rape against its MLA DN Jeevaraj. A well known face in Karnataka BJP, Jeevaraj is an MLA from Shringeri in Chikmagalur district. The rape case has been registered at NR Pura police station...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Death toll rises to 38 September 10, 2013

    Muzaffarnagar: The death toll in the communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh has risen to 38 on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, BJP MLA Som Sangeet was for uploading a fake video that incited communal tensions in Muzaffarnagar district and nearby areas of Uttar Pradesh. Officials had said...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: BJP MLA booked for uploading fake video September 10, 2013

    Muzaffarnagar: BJP MLA Som Sangeet was booked on Tuesday for uploading a fake video that incited communal tensions in Muzaffarnagar district and nearby areas of Uttar Pradesh. Thirty two people have lost their lives in the clashes. Officials had said it was the fake video which led to tensions and incited...
  • K'taka: 13 BJP MLAs submit their resignation January 29, 2013

    Bangalore: Thirteen Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs loyal to Karnataka Janata Party chief and former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa on Tuesday submitted their resignation from Assembly membership to Speaker KG Bopaiah. The BJPled Karnataka government has been going through a major crisis since Yeddyurappa resigned and launched his own party in...
  • Court denies bail to Gujarat BJP MLA in firing case January 9, 2013

    Godhra: A court on Tuesday rejected the bail plea of jailed Gujarat BJP MLA Jetha Bharwad, who had been charged with attempt to murder in a case related to firing during the Assembly elections in December. "Prima facie a case against the accused has been made out and looking at the...
  • Gujarat MLA arrested in firing at polling booth case December 28, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Jetha Bharwad from Gujarat was on Friday arrested by the police in connection with a case of firing during the second phase of the recently concluded assembly elections. Bharwad, an MLA from Shehra in in Panchmahal district, had earlier filed a plea seeking anticipatory bail,...
  • Bihar: Rupam Pathak gets life for killing BJP MLA April 11, 2012

    Patna: School teacher Rupam Pathak was on Tuesday sentenced to life by a CBI court in Bihar after it held her guilty of killing a BJP MLA, who was stabbed in full public view at his Purnia home in January last year. "Rupam Pathak is being sentenced to life for killing...
  • Shehla murder: BJP MLA appears for polygraph test March 14, 2012

    New Delhi: BJP MLA from Bhopal Dhruv Narayan Singh on Wednesday appeared before the CBI for the liedetection test in connection with the murder of RTI activist Shehla Masood, even as the two prime accused architect Zahida Parvez and her friend Saba Farooqui refused to give their consent for it. Singh...
  • IPS officer killing: Wife demands CBI probe March 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Slain IPS officer Narender Kumar's wife has demanded CBI probe into her husband's killing, saying it was a murder and not accident. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan had ordered a judicial probe into the incident. The probe into the incident that sparked an outrage was announced by...
  • Another IPS officer attacked in MP March 9, 2012

    Bhind: A young IPS officer was attacked allegedly by liquor barons, including supporters of former BJP MLA Narendra Singh, in Bhind district when he tried to check illegal sale of liquor on the day when another promising officer was crushed to death allegedly by the mining mafia. The alleged incident occurred...
  • Karnataka MLA denied bail in bribery case October 28, 2011

    Bangalore: The Lokayukta court on Friday cancelled the bail of BJP MLA Y Sampangi, facing corruption charges and remanded him to judicial custody till Saturday when the two witnesses in the case will be examined. Lokayukta court judge N K Sudhindra Rao cacelled the bail of Sampangi, after the court found...
  • Journalist held in Bihar BJP MLA murder case January 6, 2011

    Purnia: The editor of a local weekly, which had first reported the sexual harassment complaint of Rupam Pathak who stabbed to death in full public view BJP MLA Kishore Keshari, was on Thursday arrested after an FIR was lodged against him and the woman. Keshari's nephew Sudip Keshari lodged an...
  • BJP MLA stabbed to death, accused attacked January 4, 2011

    Rupam pathak attacked Kesari at his residence when he was meeting people of his constituency. ...
  • Cong, Lalu demand probe into MLA's murder January 4, 2011

    Patna: Terming as "tragic" the killing of ruling BJP MLA Raj Kishore Keshari in Bihar, Congress on Tuesday demanded that a judicial inquiry should be conducted into the incident. "We strongly condemn the killing, it is tragic... a judicial inquiry be ordered into it," state Congress spokesperson Premchandra Mishra said. Had police...
  • Tape exposes open sale of BJP MLAs in K'taka October 9, 2010

    Bangalore: Just 36 hours before the doordie trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly, horse trading is on in full swing. On Saturday, the BJP released an audio tape of how JDS's H D Kumaraswamy was allegedly heard offering a cabinet berth to a BJP MLA if he defected to his...
  • BJP MLA convicted in Kandhamal riots case September 9, 2010

    Phulbani: Orissa BJP MLA Manoj Pradhan has been convicted in the 2008 Kandhamal communal riots case. He has been sentenced to six years in prison by a fast track court. Pradhan was convicted for his involvement in the murder of one Bikram Nayak and for inciting communal violence. Pradhan, who is...
  • BJP MLA beaten up by cops, lands in hospital July 12, 2010

    Policemen allegedly dragged Rajkumar out of the vehicle, beat him up and took him to the police station. Rajkumar was admitted to a local hospital and is under treatment. He is a BJP MLA from Sahaspur in Uttarakhand. ...
  • Bihar BJP MLA accused of raping teacher May 31, 2010

    Patna: In a major embarrassment to the BJP in Bihar, a senior party legislator has been accused of raping a lady teacher in Purnia district. The 35yearold teacher of a private school has alleged that BJP MLA Raj Kishore Kesri and his cohorts had raped her for more than three years,...
  • Delhi MLA found dead, poll in his seat may be delayed November 16, 2008

    New Delhi: BJP candidate and sitting MLA, Puran Chand Yogi from Rajinder Nagar constituency of Delhi committed suicide on Sunday morning. Police say that Yogi hung himself to death on the first floor of his Inder Puri residence. Yogi's death is a big blow to the BJP which had fielded the sitting...
  • Gujarat BJP MLA held for firing during Holi celebrations March 23, 2008

    Vadodara: It was a Holi with a difference for controversial Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Vadodara, Madhu Srivastava. An FIR was been filed against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA for opening fire during Holi celebrations on Saturday. He was arrested under The Arms Act and released on bail by the...
  • AntiModi remarks land BJP MLA in mess June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: The ruling BJP on Saturday issued show cause notice to party MLA and former Agriculture Minister Behchar Bhadani for "indiscipline" and "speaking in public against Chief Minister Narendra Modi". "Bhadani has been issued show cause notice for indiscipline and for speaking against the Chief Minister in Amreli on...
  • 'Munnabhai' MLA fights sealing April 10, 2007

    New Delhi: The Municipal Corporation of Delhi is once again spelling havoc for the Delhi traders by its sealing drive. As the sealing of shops goes on, one man who emerges a hero and a saviour for the aggrieved traders lot is BJP MLA Harsharan Singh Balli. The legislator...
  • BJP MLA's daughter caught cheating March 13, 2007

    New Delhi: The daughter of a ruling BJP legislator was caught using unfair means in the ongoing high school certificate examination at a local examination centre in Sundargarh in Orissa. The material was seized by the invigilator when the students were writing their the mathematics paper on Monday and handed them...