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  • Assam: Lakhimpur real test for Congress, tea tribe votes key in Dibrugarh 05-04-2014 12:20 PM

    In the traditional Congress bastion of Dibrugarh, Ghatowar is locked in a battle with BJP's Rameswar Teli, a two-time former MLA from the oil township of Duliajan. Ghatowar, a tea community leader and former INTUC General Secretary, is bidding to retain the seat for the sixth time. Except in 2004,...
  • Naxalites launch anti-poll posters war, create panic 26-03-2014 11:19 PM

    Within days of their meeting with a joint team of senior police officers from Jharkhand and West Bengal, the Maoists pasted posters and circulated handbills warning villagers against voting in the Lok Sabha polls in over dozen villages under Govindpur block on Tuesday night. The Jharkhand Regional Military Commission-CPIML, issued...
  • BJP Barmer row simmers, Jaswant's MLA son to skip Vasundhara meet 23-03-2014 09:16 AM

    New Delhi: With reports abuzz about Jaswant Singh quitting the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday, his son and Barmer MLA Manavendra Singh has decided not to attend a meeting called by Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje over the Barmer Lok Sabha seat row. While the BJP snubbed the veteran leader...
  • Congressmen demand FIR against MP minister, ask CM to sack him; arrested 20-03-2014 11:24 PM

    A large number of Congressmen, including the PCC chief Bhupesh Baghel, were arrested on Thursday while protesting outside the Anti-Corruption Bureau office, demanding the arrest of Panchayat and Rural Minister Ajay Chandrakar in connection with a disproportionate assets case. However, they were released later. "A total of 78 Congress workers,...
  • AP: Three more Congress leaders join TDP 10-03-2014 10:02 PM

    Exodus of Congress leaders to Telugu Desam Party continued with two MLAs and a former legislator joining the main opposition party of Andhra Pradesh on Monday. Senior Congress MLA and former Minister Silpa Mohan Reddy, MLA Labbi Venkataswamy and ex-MLA Challa Ramakrishna Reddy, all hailing from Kurnool district, joined TDP....
  • BSP MLA's sons arrested for murdering stepmother 06-03-2014 08:33 AM

    The two brothers who had allegedly murdered their stepmother Rehana Begum, wife of BSP MLA HajiAleem Choudhary, in October last year before going on the run from the law were arrested, police said. The accused, identified as Danish (24) and Anas (23), evaded arrest for five months but were arrested...
  • Karnataka MLAs defend study tour, say just Rs 70 lakh was spent 28-02-2014 09:16 AM

    Bangalore: In Karnataka, the second report of the supposed study tours of the MLAs has been released. The highlights of the tour of the MLA's to Australia, New Zealand and Fiji islands over new years eve includes details of their visits to cherry farms, juice processing, a cave of of...
  • Lone LJP MLA in Bihar Assembly Zakir Hussain Khan quits party 26-02-2014 06:25 PM

    Patna: In a major political development, Lok Janshakti Party MLA, Zakir Hussain Khan has resigned from the party. Khan who is the Vice President of Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP is also the only legislator from the party in Bihar Assembly. Khan's resignation comes at a time when his party chief...
  • Lalu suffers huge blow as eight RJD MLAs resign 24-02-2014 11:54 PM

    In a major political development in Bihar, eight Rashtriya Janata Dal MLAs quit party on Monday to join arch rival Janata Dal (United). Earlier, reports surfaced that 13 MLAs have put in their papers but five of them later alleged that their signatures were forged. ...
  • AAP clarifies that it had not scrapped MLA fund 21-02-2014 06:57 PM

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday clarified that its government had not scrapped the MLA Local Area Development Fund, so there was no question of Lt Governor restoring the funds. The party further stated that it had also not discontinued the "Bhagidari" and "My Delhi I Care" schemes started...
  • Relief for expelled AAP MLA Binny, HC declares him independent legislator 19-02-2014 04:32 PM

    New Delhi: In a big relief to Delhi MLA and former AAP member Vinod Kumar Binny, the High Court on Wednesday declared him an independent legislator. This comes after Binny was expelled from Aam Aadmi Party and the Delhi Assembly Speaker MS Dhir had said that despite his expulsion from...
  • HC stays Delhi Assembly Speaker's view on Vinod Binny 19-02-2014 03:29 PM

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed the implementation of Assembly Speaker's view on the status of expelled AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny inside the House. On February 12, Speaker M S Dhir had said that Binny, despite his expulsion from the party, will have to follow the party whip...
  • Shame! Two RLD MLAs seen taking off their shirts inside Uttar Pradesh assembly 19-02-2014 02:53 PM

    After the shameful pepper spray incident inside Parliament, two MLAs of RLD on Wednesday took off their 'kurtas' or long shirts in protest inside the Uttar Pradesh assembly while governor BL Joshi was addressing the session. This photo was tweeted by the agency ANI. ...
  • Khurshid calls Kejriwal runaway groom after he quits as Delhi CM 16-02-2014 06:22 PM

    Farrukhabad: Taking a dig at Aam Aadmi Party, Union minister Salman Khurshid on Sunday said that Congress supported Arvind Kejriwal and gave him eight MLAs in "dowry" but what could be done if the "groom" fled away. "We have supported Kejriwal and gave him eight MLAs in dowry...What can we...
  • AAP government loses majority, Independent MLA withdraws support 10-02-2014 05:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi party government in Delhi has lost majority after lone Independent MLA Rambeer Shokeen withdrawn his support on Monday. Shokeen had been threatening to withdraw support if the Kejriwal government did not fulfil its promises. Shokeen had said that he will meet Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung...
  • Imphal: Gunmen attack Trinamool Congress MLA 08-02-2014 01:04 PM

    Imphal: Trinamool Congress MLA and former Deputy Speaker Th. Shyam Kumar escaped unhurt after unidentified assailants fired at him in Imphal West district of Manipur, police said on Saturday. Kumar, accompanied by his security guards, was returning from a marriage reception at Koirengei area, 15 km from Imphal, last night,...
  • SC imposed Rs 5 lakh fine on ex-SP MLA 07-02-2014 08:19 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday slapped a fine of Rs 5 lakh on an ex-SP MLA for "resorting to untenable and mala fide grounds" while seeking review of its verdict refusing a stay on his conviction in a criminal case. Taking strong exception to Kishore Samrite's argument that...
  • Binny on warpath again, will write to L-G on withdrawing support to AAP government 05-02-2014 10:53 AM

    New Delhi: Expelled AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny has once again sent the Arvind Kejriwal-led government in Delhi into a tizzy as he has threatened to withdraw support from the government. Binny told CNN-IBN that he is also sending a letter to the Lieutenant Governor on his decision to pull...
  • Seemandhra MLAs hold demonstration at North Block ahead of GoM meet 04-02-2014 04:05 PM

    Ahead of the meeting of Group of Ministers on Telangana draft Bill, Seemandhra MLAs held demonstrations at North Block on Tuesday morning. ...
  • AAP, BJP workers' face-off at Arun Jaitley's residence 04-02-2014 12:46 PM

    Dramatic scenes were seen outside Arun Jaitley's residence on Tuesday morning as Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party workers protested against each other. The AAP demanded an apology from Jaitley accusing the BJP of trying to bribe its MLAs to topple the Delhi government. ...
  • Bribery claim: AAP, BJP workers come face-to-face outside Arun Jaitley's house 04-02-2014 10:35 AM

    New Delhi:Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley's residence in Kailash Colony saw a face off between the BJP and AAP workers on Tuesday morning. As hundreds of AAP workers reached Jaitley's home on Tuesday morning and held demonstrations despite stringent security measures, the BJP workers too followed them and...
  • Harsh Vardhan hits back at AAP, calls it desperate 03-02-2014 03:43 PM

    While BJP leader Harsh Vardhan hit back at Aam Aadmi Party for claiming that the former was trying to bribe AAP MLAs to topple Delhi government, Union Minister and Congress leader Rajeev Shukla said that it was too early to order a probe into the allegations. ...
  • BJP MLA accused in 2011 Rudrapur riots declared absconder 02-02-2014 11:06 PM

    A BJP MLA, who has been on the run for the past three-and-half months after issuance of an arrest warrant in connection with communal riots in Rudrapur in 2011, was on Sunday declared an absconder, police said. "Following recommendations of the CB-CID, Rudrapur MLA Rajkumar Thukral has been declared an...
  • Gujarat: BJP MLA Vaghaji Patel dies following cardiac arrest 31-01-2014 07:06 AM

    Kutch: Sitting BJP MLA from Gujarat's Rapar Assembly constituency, Vaghaji Patel died on Thursday following cardiac arrest, party sources said. Patel, 55, complained of chest pain at home following which he was rushed to a private hospital in Rapar town where he died, they said. He had defeated Congress strongman...
  • Karnataka: 2 Yeddyurappa MLAs refuse to join BJP 22-01-2014 05:43 PM

    Bangalore: While former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa has been saying that the party he launched Karnataka Janata Party (KJP), has merged with the BJP, all is not so easy. Two of the six MLAs have gone against the party diktat and defiantly remain in the KJP. The two MLAs from...
  • Karnataka MLAs return from foreign trip, other tours put on hold 09-01-2014 10:54 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka MLAs are back after spending the New Year's Eve in New Zealand and Australia. They returned to Bangalore via Hong Kong in a trip that cost Rs 8 lakh per MLA to the government exchequer. Though the 15-day trip did not have a single official meeting, the MLAs...
  • UP: Girl abducted, raped at SP MLA's house, police yet to act 07-01-2014 11:04 AM

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party MLA Hariom Yadav has been accused of abducting a minor girl who was later allegedly gangraped at his house. The girl has lodged a statement before the magistrate but Uttar Pradesh Police is yet to act in the case. Yadav is a MLA from Sirsaganj in Firozabad...
  • FIR lodged against contractors for non-maintenance of roads 04-01-2014 07:31 PM

    An FIR was lodged on Saturday against contractors of UP Jal Nigam, L~~amp;amp;T and Megha Engineering and Infrastructure for the alleged ignoring of maintenance of developmental projects here. BJP MLA Ravindra Jaiswal and others lodged the FIR under sections 406, 419 and 420 of IPC for fraud and laxity in...
  • Two-day 'brainstorming' session after January 23 to discuss bifurcation: Andhra CM 04-01-2014 06:10 PM

    Putting to rest the rumours of launching a new party, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Saturday said Congress MLAs and leaders from coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions will discuss their "future" in two-day long "brainstorming" session to be held after January 23. "Many of our MLAs and leaders...