Tag Archives: MLA
Congress Announces Names Of 218 Candidates Listed For Karnataka Assembly Poll
Karnataka's ruling Congress on Sunday declared 218 candidates for the May 12 assembly elections, withholding names for remaining six seats of the 224-member house. According to Congress General Secretary Mukul Wasnik, who released the list in the national capital, the candidates were selected by ..
Minor Daughter Of Former Punjab MLA Working As Household Helper To Survive Raped By Father And Son
A minor little girl of a former Punjab MLA was professedly group assaulted by a father-son in Mansa region of Punjab. An FIR against the accused, Atma Singh and his child Amandeep, was enrolled at the Joga police headquarters in Mansa on Tuesday. As indicated by Joga SHO Jasbir Singh, the accuse..
No Confidence Motion Against Gujarat Assembly Speaker Brought By Opposition Gets Admitted
The Gujarat Assembly on Thursday admitted a no confidence motion, brought by the opposition Congress, against Speaker Rajendra Trivedi for suspending its two legislators for three years and another for a year. The proposal, which was moved by Deputy Leader of Opposition Shailesh Parmar and suppor..
Congress MLA Thakor Suspended For Ruckus In Gujarat Assembly House
Gujarat Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor was suspended from the Legislative Assembly for the day today for creating a ruckus during the Budget session on the issue of the illegal liquor trade. Thakor engaged in a heated debate with the Minister of State for Home Pradeepsinh Jadeja during Question Hour ..
Arrest Warrant Issued Against Congress MLA In Rape Case
A court here today issued an arrest warrant against Congress MLA Hemant Katare for not appearing before it, despite several summonses, in connection with a rape-and-abduction case lodged against him earlier this month. Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Jyoti Dongre issued the warrant on an ..
Gujarat Dalit Death: Rallies Held, MLA Mevani Detained
Protesters blocked roads and held rallies in several parts of Gujarat on Sunday, including capital Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, and Patan in Mehsana district against the failure of the authorities concerned to prevent suicide by Dalit activist Bhanubhai Vanakar on Friday, police said. The protests wer..
Election Results Of 20 Assembly Seats Challenged In Gujarat High Court
Election results of 20 Assembly constituencies in Gujarat have been challenged before the High Court by losing candidates, who have filed separate election petitions. Elections to the 182-member Gujarat Assembly were held in December last year. Election petitions have been filed with regard to..
President Ram Nath Kovind Disqualifies 20 AAP MLAs
In a major setback to the AAP, President Ram Nath Kovind has disqualified 20 of its MLAs in Delhi for holding offices of profit, a decision the party said showed constitutional authorities were behaving like "handmaidens of the central government". Kovind gave his assent yesterday to the recommen..
BJP, EC Delayed AAP MLAs Disqualification To Help Them: Congress
The Congress on Sunday accused the BJP and the Election Commission for delaying the disqualification of 20 MLAs of Delhi's ruling AAP in the office of profit case to help it get its nominees elected to the Rajya Sabha. "The Election Commission and the BJP delayed the disqualification of 20 Aam Aa..
MLAs Disqualification Row: We Are Being Victimised, Says AAP
The AAP today claimed it was being "victimised" as its 20 MLAs face disqualification for holding offices of profit, even as it asserted that the party was "not afraid of elections". In a blow to the ruling party, the Election Commission had yesterday asked President Ram Nath Kovind to disqualify ..