Articles about Congress MLAs

Congress's G-23 leaders to meet Sonia Gandhi: Details here

19 Mar 2022

Politics
Congress's G-23 leaders to meet Sonia Gandhi: Details here

Congress's interim president Sonia Gandhi and her son, former party chief Rahul Gandhi, are reportedly likely to meet the party's G-23 leaders—a group of change-seekers—over the weekend to resolve its leadership crisis.

'Want electricity? Swear you voted for BJP,' MLA tells villager

13 Jul 2021

India
'Want electricity? Swear you voted for BJP,' MLA tells villager

A video has gone viral in which an Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA is purportedly shown asking a villager to allegedly swear that the man had voted for the saffron party when the legislator was requested to install lights at his home.

Dharamshala BJP MLA accused of mental, physical torture by wife

26 Jun 2021

Politics
Dharamshala BJP MLA accused of mental, physical torture by wife

Dharamshala BJP MLA Vishal Nehriya has been accused by his HPAS officer wife of physical and mental torture.

10 women en route Goa for vacation killed in accident

15 Jan 2021

India
10 women en route Goa for vacation killed in accident

In a tragic piece of news, 10 women, who were going to Goa for a vacation, and their driver, were killed in a road accident on Friday in Karnataka's Dharwad district. Six people were injured and are recuperating at KIMS Hospital in Hubballi.

Farmers eating chicken biryani to spread bird flu: BJP MLA

10 Jan 2021

Politics
Farmers eating chicken biryani to spread bird flu: BJP MLA

The ongoing farmers' protest is a conspiracy to spread bird flu across India, an MLA of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party said on Saturday.

BJP tried to topple Rajasthan government, says CM alleging conspiracy

05 Dec 2020

Politics
BJP tried to topple Rajasthan government, says CM alleging conspiracy

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of conspiring to topple the state government.

Veteran actor Naresh Kanodia passed away; PM Modi mourns loss

27 Oct 2020

Entertainment
Veteran actor Naresh Kanodia passed away; PM Modi mourns loss

Naresh Kanodia, a veteran actor of Gujarati cinema, passed away on Tuesday.

Dhirendra Singh, main accused in Ballia shooting, arrested from Lucknow

18 Oct 2020

India
Dhirendra Singh, main accused in Ballia shooting, arrested from Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Sunday arrested Dhirendra Singh, the main accused in the Ballia shooting case.

Attempts were made to influence Delhi elections, alleges Facebook's ex-employee

16 Sep 2020

Politics
Attempts were made to influence Delhi elections, alleges Facebook's ex-employee

Social media giant Facebook, already facing scrutiny in India for allegedly favoring the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has now landed in a fresh soup after a former employee alleged that attempts were made to influence the 2020 Delhi Elections.

Facebook bans BJP MLA after hate speech row intensifies

03 Sep 2020

Politics
Facebook bans BJP MLA after hate speech row intensifies

Facebook, which is at the center of a storm in India after a report claimed it didn't act against hate speech of members of the ruling BJP, on Thursday banned T Raja Singh from its platform.

Find new chief: Sonia Gandhi, keen on resigning, tells Congress

24 Aug 2020

Politics
Find new chief: Sonia Gandhi, keen on resigning, tells Congress

At the crucial Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting today, interim President Sonia Gandhi is likely to offer her resignation, amid a rift that emerged in the party after a letter was sent to her by 23 members demanding an overhaul in the organization.

'Sushant was like our son,' says Raut after controversial remarks

14 Aug 2020

Entertainment
'Sushant was like our son,' says Raut after controversial remarks

Taking a U-turn of sorts, Shiv Sena leader and parliamentarian Sanjay Raut on Friday said that late Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput "was our son," adding he wants his family to get justice.

Rajasthan: BSP's Mayawati wants her MLAs back, will approach court

27 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan: BSP's Mayawati wants her MLAs back, will approach court

Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) played its cards in the raging political crisis of Rajasthan by announcing that it would approach the high court to reclaim six MLAs, who "merged" with Congress in 2019.

Rajasthan: Gehlot convenes late-night meeting, pressure mounts for floor test

25 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan: Gehlot convenes late-night meeting, pressure mounts for floor test

The political drama in Rajasthan extended well into the night, with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot chairing a cabinet meeting at his residence last night, hours after his loyalists staged a dharna at Raj Bhavan to pressurize Governor Kalraj Mishra for an Assembly session.

Rajasthan crisis: Gehlot meets Governor, Congress MLAs stage dharna

24 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan crisis: Gehlot meets Governor, Congress MLAs stage dharna

After a setback at Rajasthan High Court earlier today, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot returned to the battleground, with all his claws intact, asking Governor Kalraj Mishra to convene a special session of the Assembly and reject the pressure from "above."

Rajasthan crisis: CM Ashok Gehlot meets MLAs in Jaipur

19 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan crisis: CM Ashok Gehlot meets MLAs in Jaipur

Marking yet another development in the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday met his loyalist MLAs in Jaipur.

Rajasthan crisis: Assembly session could take place next week

19 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan crisis: Assembly session could take place next week

In a new development in the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will likely call an Assembly session next week with an aim to showcase his government's strength, according to reports.

No action against Pilot camp till Tuesday: Rajasthan-HC to Speaker

17 Jul 2020

Politics
No action against Pilot camp till Tuesday: Rajasthan-HC to Speaker

The Rajasthan High Court on Friday adjourned the hearing on a petition filed by former Deputy CM Sachin Pilot and 18 other rebel Congress MLAs, challenging the disqualification notices served to them, till Monday.

West Bengal: BJP MLA found hanging near home

13 Jul 2020

Politics
West Bengal: BJP MLA found hanging near home

In a shocking incident, an MLA of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Debendra Nath Ray, was found hanging near his home on Monday morning, sparking allegations from the saffron party that he has been murdered.

Rajasthan political crisis: Here's everything we know so far

12 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan political crisis: Here's everything we know so far

Over the course of this weekend, a lot has changed for the sitting government in Jaipur.

BJP attempting to destabilize Rajasthan government, alleges Congress, shifts MLAs

11 Jun 2020

Politics
BJP attempting to destabilize Rajasthan government, alleges Congress, shifts MLAs

The Congress in Rajasthan sniffed a plot to destabilize its government by the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and as a precautionary measure, moved nearly 107 MLAs and independents supporting Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's regime to a resort at the outskirts of Jaipur on Wednesday.

Another Congress MLA resigns before Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat

05 Jun 2020

Politics
Another Congress MLA resigns before Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat

In a new development that should concern Congress, another MLA of the party has resigned ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls, scheduled to take place on June 19.

'Paatal Lok': BJP MLA files complaint against Anushka Sharma

25 May 2020

Entertainment
'Paatal Lok': BJP MLA files complaint against Anushka Sharma

Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma-produced web series Paatal Lok continues to spark controversies.

BJP MLA launches Narendra Modi's 'aarti', sparks controversy in Uttarakhand

25 May 2020

Politics
BJP MLA launches Narendra Modi's 'aarti', sparks controversy in Uttarakhand

An aarti of Narendra Modi, launched by a BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi of Uttarakhand, has sparked a major political slugfest with the Congress filing a complaint for equating the PM to God.

Embarrassed after MLA brings daughter home, Nitish Kumar suspends officer

22 Apr 2020

India
Embarrassed after MLA brings daughter home, Nitish Kumar suspends officer

An officer in Bihar was suspended after he issued a pass to a BJP MLA to bring his daughter home from Kota, an incident which left Chief Minister Nitish Kumar embarrassed and invited criticism from the opposition.

Karnataka: Defying lockdown, BJP MLA hosts grand birthday party

11 Apr 2020

Politics
Karnataka: Defying lockdown, BJP MLA hosts grand birthday party

The rules of lockdown must be followed strictly and no one should step out unless it's absolutely necessary — this is the only message the government has been conveying for the last couple of weeks.

After MP CM Kamal Nath's resignation, rebel MLAs join BJP

21 Mar 2020

Politics
After MP CM Kamal Nath's resignation, rebel MLAs join BJP

After triggering the fall of the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, 22 rebel MLAs in the state joined the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Day before Madhya Pradesh floor test, Congress MLAs reach Bhopal

15 Mar 2020

Politics
Day before Madhya Pradesh floor test, Congress MLAs reach Bhopal

The ruling Congress in Madhya Pradesh shifted its MLAs back to Bhopal from Jaipur a day ahead of a floor test in the state Legislative Assembly.

Madhya Pradesh Governor expels 6 rebel ministers amid government crisis

13 Mar 2020

Politics
Madhya Pradesh Governor expels 6 rebel ministers amid government crisis

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Friday expelled six ministers from the state Cabinet upon the recommendation of Chief Minister Kamal Nath.

Political crisis in Madhya Pradesh deepens; Congress, BJP guard leaders

11 Mar 2020

Politics
Political crisis in Madhya Pradesh deepens; Congress, BJP guard leaders

The Congress government in Madhya Pradesh is facing its biggest crisis after 22 legislators, including six ministers, tendered their resignations.

Madhya Pradesh crisis: Is the Congress government going to fall?

10 Mar 2020

Politics
Madhya Pradesh crisis: Is the Congress government going to fall?

In a major setback to the Congress party, its government in Madhya Pradesh looks in peril after a string of resignations from party legislators.

Unemployment fears strike UP village after BJP MLA welcomes refugees

09 Feb 2020

India
Unemployment fears strike UP village after BJP MLA welcomes refugees

Earlier this month, BJP MLA Vikram Saini had vowed to help 25 Hindu Pakistani refugees settle in the Kawal village of Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district.

"Only one cure...": What minister said about Jamia, JNU protesters

23 Jan 2020

Politics
"Only one cure...": What minister said about Jamia, JNU protesters

A minister in the Central government has claimed he has the perfect "cure" for students of Jamia Millia Islamia and Jawaharlal Nehru Universities, that have been simmering with tensions for weeks now.

Karnataka: BJP MLA says Muslims keep weapons in mosques

22 Jan 2020

Politics
Karnataka: BJP MLA says Muslims keep weapons in mosques

An MLA of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sparked a fresh controversy by saying that Muslims store weapons inside mosques, and rarely pray there.

Goa Congress leader calls CAA 'good law', defies party's stand

10 Jan 2020

India
Goa Congress leader calls CAA 'good law', defies party's stand

A Congress leader from Goa has called the Citizenship Amendment Act a good law, contradictory to the stand his party has taken.

Maharashtra: BJP summons MLAs; Fadnavis to address media in afternoon

26 Nov 2019

Politics
Maharashtra: BJP summons MLAs; Fadnavis to address media in afternoon

After the Supreme Court ordered a floor test to be held in the Maharashtra Assembly on Wednesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party called all of its MLAs for a meeting in Mumbai on Tuesday.

Here's why Jyotiraditya Scindia dropped 'Congress' from Twitter bio

25 Nov 2019

Politics
Here's why Jyotiraditya Scindia dropped 'Congress' from Twitter bio

Congress leader and former Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia caused a furor on Monday as he removed his political affiliation with the party on his Twitter bio.

Congress calls Maharashtra coup 'black-day'; displays confidence in defeating BJP

23 Nov 2019

Politics
Congress calls Maharashtra coup 'black-day'; displays confidence in defeating BJP

On Saturday, the Congress held a press conference to address the recent developments in the state of Maharashtra.

5-year-old dies after falling into borewell. BJP MLA blames parents

04 Nov 2019

India
5-year-old dies after falling into borewell. BJP MLA blames parents

Another day, another innocent life lost due to killer borewell.

Prev
1 2 3 4
Next