05 Jun 2020
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.
30 May 2020
Pragya Thakur in AIIMS, reveals BJP after 'missing' posters emerge
In Bhopal, the parliamentary constituency of BJP's controversial politician Pragya Singh Thakur, several "missing posters" were spotted on Friday, taking a swipe at her absence from the area when it is struggling with the coronavirus pandemic.
16 Apr 2020
In Vadodara, theft-accused passes coronavirus infection to head constable
A head constable deployed at Dabhoi police station of Vadodara district, Gujarat, tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, two days after he nabbed a thief who was apparently infected, reports Indian Express.
15 Apr 2020
Gujarat CM self-isolates after meeting MLA who tested coronavirus positive
On Wednesday, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani decided to self-isolate himself after meeting a Congress MLA who tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Tuesday.
11 Mar 2020
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.
06 Mar 2020
MP: Congress MLA resigns, increases woes of CM Kamal Nath
Congress took a sigh of relief in Madhya Pradesh, thinking the worst was over as six MLAs, whom it claimed were "poached" by the BJP, returned home.
12 Feb 2020
Out on bail, Congress MLA's son rams Bentley into vehicles
In a shocking incident, the son of a Congress MLA rammed his Bentley into two vehicles in Karnataka's capital, Bengaluru, on Sunday, injuring at least four people.
08 Dec 2019
Pragya Thakur demands FIR over Congress MLA's 'burn her' threat
Bharatiya Janata Party MP Pragya Singh Thakur reached a police station in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, late Saturday, demanding an FIR against a Congress MLA.
29 Nov 2019
Pragya Thakur apologizes for Godse remark; says statement was 'distorted'
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Singh Thakur has tendered an apology for praising Mahatma Gandhi's assassin in the Parliament.
28 Jul 2019
Karnataka: Rebel MLAs to approach Supreme Court against disqualification
Following his disqualification from the Karnataka Assembly, rebel JD(S) MLA AH Vishwanath said he and other disqualified lawmakers will approach the Supreme Court on Monday to challenge their disqualification which was "against the law".
19 Jul 2019
Rajasthan: Policemen gangraped Dalit woman, plucked her nails with screwdriver
A 35-year-old Dalit woman has leveled serious allegations on policemen in Rajasthan.
18 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaCrisis: Before floor test, rebel Congress-MLA says will support Kumaraswamy
In a slight relief for the tottering coalition of Karnataka, a rebel MLA, who tendered his resignation earlier this month said he will vote for the Congress-JD(S) government in floor test on Thursday.
13 Jul 2019
Goa: Congress MLA, who joined BJP, to become deputy CM
Earlier this week, a setback hit Congress in Goa after 10 of its MLAs joined the ruling BJP. And the saffron party is all poised to reward the former Congress MLAs, accordingly.
12 Jul 2019
Rape accused Goa lawmaker among 10 MLAs to join BJP
As Congress continues to flail following the resignation of party president Rahul Gandhi, 10 Goa MLAs deserted the party on Wednesday to join the rival BJP in a major setback.
11 Jul 2019
Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa
While the Congress is dealing with an acute crisis in Karnataka, it suffered a major setback in Goa after 10 of its 15 MLAs quit to join the state's ruling party BJP.
07 Jul 2019
'Insulted again and again': Congress's Alpesh Thakor quits as Gujarat-MLA
Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakor has resigned from the post of Congress MLA from Radhanpur after voting against the party's candidates in the Rajya Sabha bypolls. He also blamed the leadership of Rahul Gandhi.
04 Jul 2019
Congress MLA throws mud on engineer; taken into police custody
Almost a week after BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya assaulted an Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) official with a cricket bat, a Congress MLA, Nitesh Rane, was captured on camera literally mudslinging a National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) engineer on Thursday.
02 Jul 2019
'Extremely unfortunate': Sunny Deol on controversy over appointing Gurdaspur representative
Actor-turned-politician and Gurdaspur MP, Sunny Deol, who is facing criticism for appointing a "representative" to take care of his constituency in Punjab, termed the controversy over the same as "extremely unfortunate".
04 Apr 2019
BJP fields Sonia's ex-aide from Raebareli, Nirahua from Azamgarh
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday fielded Congress turncoat Dinesh Pratap Singh from Raebareli and Bhojpuri actor Dinesh Lal Yadav alias 'Nirahua' from Azamgarh to take on Sonia Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav respectively.
28 Mar 2019
Denied ticket, Congress MLA takes away 300 chairs from party-office
A Maharashtra Congress MLA was so upset he didn't get a ticket to contest in upcoming Lok Sabha polls, that he took away 300 chairs from the party office in Aurangabad on Tuesday.
03 Feb 2019
Congress MLA Asha Patel resigns; accuses party of divisive politics
In a jolt to the Congress in Gujarat ahead of Lok Sabha polls, party leader Asha Patel resigned yesterday, accusing the party of factionalism and divisive politics.
28 Jan 2019
Karnataka: Upset with Congress MLAs' criticism, Kumaraswamy threatens to quit
On Monday, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy threatened to step down after some Congress MLAs criticized him over governance in the state.
21 Jan 2019
Karnataka: Congress MLA, accused of hitting colleague, says he 'slipped'
JN Ganesh, Congress MLA from Karnataka who was accused of hitting his colleague Anand Singh, was suspended from the party by Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee's general secretary.
02 Jan 2019
Senior Congress leader, ex-MLA, Kalpana Parulekar dies at 67
Senior Congress leader and former MLA Dr Kalpana Parulekar died today at a private hospital in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, after a brief illness.
13 Dec 2018
Kamal Nath's CM post done-deal, ambiguity over Rajasthan's top-post persists
After scooping three major states from Bharatiya Janata Party in the recently concluded Assembly Elections, the Congress high command has another Herculean task at hand: choosing Chief Ministers for Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
25 Nov 2018
Veteran Congressman and former Union Minister Sharief passes away
Veteran Congress leader and former Union Minister CK Jaffer Sharief passed away today at a private hospital in Bengaluru following a cardiac arrest, doctors said. He was 85.
22 Nov 2018
Maharashtra government to make food adulteration non-bailable offense
Maharashtra government today said it would make food adulteration a non-bailable offense and provide for life-term to the offenders.
06 Nov 2018
Odisha Congress MLA KC Sagaria resigns over Kunduli gangrape incident
Congress MLA Krishna Chandra Sagaria today resigned as a member of the Odisha Assembly, protesting "injustice" meted out to an alleged gangrape victim of Kunduli, Koraput district (Odisha), who committed suicide earlier this year.
25 Oct 2018
Vizag: YSR Congress Chief Jagan Reddy stabbed at airport
On Thursday, Jagan Mohan Reddy, the Chief of YSR Congress was attacked by an unidentified man at Visakhapatnam Airport.
26 Sep 2018
September 30, 'black day' in lives of Maharashtra quake survivors
Every year, residents of Killari village in Maharashtra's Latur district observe "black day" on September 30.
20 Sep 2018
Gujarat: In 26 minutes, lawmakers approve salary-hike for themselves
On Wednesday, Gujarat lawmakers showed an unprecedented unity as they passed a bill after a debate which lasted 26 minutes.
18 Sep 2018
Dropouts, illiterate Gujarat MLAs earn more than legislators who're graduates!
Gujarat MLAs who are either illiterate or have a school-level education are earning more than legislators who are graduates or possess higher degrees, says an NGO's report published yesterday.
18 Sep 2018
MLAs declare average income of Rs. 24.59 lakh/year
As per the latest report of the Association for Democratic Reforms and the National Election Watch, sitting MLAs across India have an average income of Rs. 24.59 lakh/year.
11 Sep 2018
Congress's Jagga Reddy arrested for trafficking 3 people to US
Former Congress MLA from Telangana's Sangareddy, Jayaprakash Reddy alias Jagga Reddy, has been arrested for allegedly trafficking three people to the US on basis of forged documents while holding the public representative's post in 2004, police said.
04 Sep 2018
Mumbai: Fire hits industrial area in Malad; no casualties reported
A fire engulfed an industrial area in suburban Malad today morning, but no casualty was reported, a civic official said.
03 Aug 2018
Assam TMC-chief, two MLAs resign over Mamata's opposition to NRC
Assam Trinamool Congress (TMC) president Dwipen Pathak and two other party leaders resigned yesterday in protest against party supremo Mamata Banerjee's opposition to the final draft of the National Register of Citizens.
01 Aug 2018
Maratha protests: Agitators launch 'jail bharo' agitation in Mumbai
Maratha outfits launched a 'jail bharo andolan' today demanding reservation in jobs and education.
31 Jul 2018
Congress alleges 'plastic eggs' being sold in Goa; demands action
The Congress today alleged that "plastic eggs" are being sold in Goa and demanded action from the Goa Government to check the practice.
14 Jul 2018
Mahendrasinh Vaghela, son of ex-Gujarat CM Shankarsinh Vaghela, joins BJP
Former Gujarat CM Shankarsinh Vaghela's son Mahendrasinh, a two-time Congress MLA, has joined BJP today.
01 Jul 2018
West Bengal: Congress divided over alliance with ruling TMC
Fissures seem to have appeared in Congress's West Bengal unit over the issue of forging an alliance with the ruling Trinamool Congress for the crucial 2019 polls, with a section of leaders keen on the tie-up and the state leadership rejecting the idea.