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Pragya Thakur in AIIMS, reveals BJP after 'missing' posters emerge

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.

In Vadodara, theft-accused passes coronavirus infection to head constable

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.

Gujarat CM self-isolates after meeting MLA who tested coronavirus positive

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.

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

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.

MP: Congress MLA resigns, increases woes of CM Kamal Nath

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.

Out on bail, Congress MLA's son rams Bentley into vehicles

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.

Pragya Thakur demands FIR over Congress MLA's 'burn her' threat

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.

Pragya Thakur apologizes for Godse remark; says statement was 'distorted'

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.

Karnataka: Rebel MLAs to approach Supreme Court against disqualification

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".

Rajasthan: Policemen gangraped Dalit woman, plucked her nails with screwdriver

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.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Before floor test, rebel Congress-MLA says will support Kumaraswamy

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.

Goa: Congress MLA, who joined BJP, to become deputy CM

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.

Rape accused Goa lawmaker among 10 MLAs to join BJP

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.

Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa

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.

'Insulted again and again': Congress's Alpesh Thakor quits as Gujarat-MLA

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.

Congress MLA throws mud on engineer; taken into police custody

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.

'Extremely unfortunate': Sunny Deol on controversy over appointing Gurdaspur representative

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".

BJP fields Sonia's ex-aide from Raebareli, Nirahua from Azamgarh

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.

Denied ticket, Congress MLA takes away 300 chairs from party-office

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.

Congress MLA Asha Patel resigns; accuses party of divisive politics

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.

Karnataka: Upset with Congress MLAs' criticism, Kumaraswamy threatens to quit

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.

Karnataka: Congress MLA, accused of hitting colleague, says he 'slipped'

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.

Senior Congress leader, ex-MLA, Kalpana Parulekar dies at 67

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.

Kamal Nath's CM post done-deal, ambiguity over Rajasthan's top-post persists

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.

Veteran Congressman and former Union Minister Sharief passes away

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.

Maharashtra government to make food adulteration non-bailable offense

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.

Odisha Congress MLA KC Sagaria resigns over Kunduli gangrape incident

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.

Vizag: YSR Congress Chief Jagan Reddy stabbed at airport

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.

September 30, 'black day' in lives of Maharashtra quake survivors

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.

Gujarat: In 26 minutes, lawmakers approve salary-hike for themselves

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.

Dropouts, illiterate Gujarat MLAs earn more than legislators who're graduates!

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.

MLAs declare average income of Rs. 24.59 lakh/year

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.

Congress's Jagga Reddy arrested for trafficking 3 people to US

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.

Mumbai: Fire hits industrial area in Malad; no casualties reported

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.

Assam TMC-chief, two MLAs resign over Mamata's opposition to NRC

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.

Maratha protests: Agitators launch 'jail bharo' agitation in Mumbai

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.

Congress alleges 'plastic eggs' being sold in Goa; demands action

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.

Mahendrasinh Vaghela, son of ex-Gujarat CM Shankarsinh Vaghela, joins BJP

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.

West Bengal: Congress divided over alliance with ruling TMC

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.

Restoring faith: Congress-MLA from Assam carries, cremates body of poor-man

02 Jun 2018

Restoring faith: Congress-MLA from Assam carries, cremates body of poor-man

At a time when elected representatives have made it difficult for us to have faith in them, a Congress MLA from Assam cremated the body of a poor man.