MLA

  • Love jihad in UP; ban on Muslims entry in garbha venues in MP: Are we sitting on a communal tinderbox? September 11, 2014

    The agitation of a BJP MLA from Indore in Madhya Pradesh against the notion of 'love jihad' has triggered a huge row. BJP MLA Usha Thakur has urged Garba organisers in Indore city to allow patrons entry only after checking the person's Voter ID card. ...
  • Will quit politics if poaching charges are proved: BJP MLA Sher Singh Dagar September 8, 2014

    BJP MLA Sher Singh Dagar said that he will quit politics if the corruption charges leveled against him are proven. Speaking at a press conference, Dagar emphasized that no such charges have ever been made against him, adding that he has had an unblemished reputation and called the entire incident...
  • Ready to give statement: Karnataka MLA accused of beating policemen July 6, 2014

    Karnataka MLA A Vijayanand Kashappanavar who was accused of assaulting two constables, has said that he is ready to give his statement to the police. ...
  • Goa government takes back its decision to send MLAs on Brazil junket June 13, 2014

    The Goa government on Friday rolled back its decision to send six of its MLAs to Brazil to attend FIFA World Cup, following severe criticism. ...
  • Lalu suffers huge blow as eight RJD MLAs resign February 24, 2014

    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, BJP workers' faceoff at Arun Jaitley's residence February 4, 2014

    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. ...
  • Harsh Vardhan hits back at AAP, calls it desperate February 3, 2014

    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. ...
  • Delhi: BSP MLA Haji Aleem's wife found brutally murdered October 10, 2013

    In a shocking incident in the national capital, the wife of a BSP MLA Haji Aleem was found brutally murdered at her house in North East Delhi. Rehana was the BSP MLA's second wife and lived alone in her Delhi house. Haji Aleem is an MLA from Bulandshahar. The police...
  • Is public pressure forcing political parties to change their stand on ordinance on convicted MPs? September 26, 2013

    The UPA government is finding itself isolated and cornered as most of the political parties have termed the ordinance unconstitutional. There is also dissenting notes within the Congress over its timing. The government is facing the wrath of the public for passing an ordinance on convicted legislators, which allows convicted...
  • Ordinance gives relief to convicted politicians: Has UPA sent the wrong message? September 24, 2013

    The Union Cabinet on Tuesday cleared an ordinance which allows convicted amd jailed MPs and MLAs to contest elections. The ordinance is a reversal of the Supreme Court judgement that had not only disqualified lawmakers convicted of offences with 2 years or more in jail but also also barred from...
  • People must oppose ordinance cleared by the govt to save convicted MPs, MLAs: Kiran Bedi September 24, 2013

    As the Cabinet has passed an ordinance which brings relief for the convicted MPs, MLAs, Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi has said that people must oppose the government's move. ...
  • People slam ordinance to shield convicted MPS, MLAs September 24, 2013

    The Union Cabinet on Tuesday cleared an ordinance which allows convicted amd jailed MPs and MLAs to contest elections. The ordinance is a reversal of the Supreme Court judgement that had not only disqualified lawmakers convicted of offences with 2 years or more in jail but also also barred from...
  • Watch: Shiv Sena MLA vandalise toll booth in Nashik August 22, 2013

    Anil Kadam, the Shiv Sena MLA who went on rampage at a toll booth for being asked to pay, has claimed that there was no violence or vandalism at the Pimpalgaon toll plaza in Nashik. ...
  • UP: Former BSP MLA shot dead in Azamgarh by unknown assailants July 19, 2013

    Former Bahujan Samajwadi Party MLA Sarvesh Kumar Singh alias Sipu was shot dead on Friday by three unknown assailants in Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh. Soon after he was shot dead, his supporters started protesting against the state government and also set several vehicles on fire in the city. ...
  • Shame continues: BJP, SP leaders blame women for rapes January 8, 2013

    Vishnu Wagh, a BJP MLA from Goa and Abu Azmi, a Samajwadi Party MLA, on Tuesday drew flak for their insensitive comments regarding women and sexual assault cases. ...
  • MIM's Akbaruddin Owaisi could face arrest: Andhra DGP January 3, 2013

    MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi's brother Akbaruddin Owaisi, who is an MLA in the AP Assembly, is in legal trouble as the police have filed an FIR against him for allegedly making a hate speech. ...
  • Watch: MLA takes off his shirt in Jharkhand assembly September 3, 2012

    Jharkhand assembly was adjourned twice today after an opposition MLA ripped off his shirt inside the house to press for demands. ...
  • Is Akhilesh Yadav guilty of wasting taxpayer's money? July 3, 2012

    The UP Chief Minister allowed MLAs to spend Rs 20 lakh each from their fund to buy personal cars. ...
  • Personal enmity behind MLA's attack, claim Delhi Police June 3, 2012

    Delhi Police arrest four people for allegedly firing at Delhi MLA Bharat Singh, say it was personal enmity that made them carry out the brazen crime. ...
  • Can the state afford to surrender to Maoists? April 26, 2012

    While there is relief for the family of Jhina Hikaka and the Odisha government, the fate of District Collector Alex Paul Menon still hangs in balance. ...
  • I am still with the Maoists, not freed yet: Abducted MLA April 26, 2012

    Abducted BJD MLA Jhina Hikaka spoked to CNNIBN and clarified that he would not be released before 10 am on Thursday. ...
  • Odisha: Abducted BJD MLA produced in people's court April 19, 2012

    According to the Maoists, the people's court will decide BJD MLA Jhina Hikaka's fate. Hikaka was taken hostage on March 24. ...
  • Disappointed by Govt, says abducted Odisha MLA's wife April 19, 2012

    Jhina Hikaka's abductors had said they would hand him over to his wife once the government met their demands. ...
  • Has Patnaik set a wrong precedent by swapping Naxals for hostages? April 6, 2012

    Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda has threatened to kill the Italian hostage after putting up fresh demands. ...
  • BSP MLA breaks down after being refused ticket January 17, 2012

    BSP MLA Jallel Khan broke down after he was not given an Assembly ticket. Slighted, the Gonda MLA has now decided to contest as an Independent candidate claiming he has the support of the public. ...
  • Telangana storm hits Hyderabad, MLAs resign September 28, 2011

    32 Telugu Desam Party MLAs have resigned on Wednesday seeking statehood for Telangana. ...
  • 35 Cong MLAs quit in AP: What next for Telangana? July 4, 2011

    Rajdeep Sardesai discuss with a panel of experts about the future of Telangana agitation. ...
  • Cong MPs, MLAs from Telangana region to quit July 1, 2011

    They threatened to quit on July 4, if the Centre doesn't agree to create a separate Telangana state. ...
  • Tribals beat up TDP MLA in Visakhapatnam May 11, 2011

    Angry villagers beat up S Soma when he seemed to be pushing the case for a mining project. ...
  • CJ Pushpa fights against BPL cash transfers May 7, 2011

    Citizen Journalist Pushpa fights against BPL cash transfers and the threats caused to her life by the MLA supporters. ...