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Karnataka: NIA Arrests Former MLA’s Daughter-In-Law For Suspected ISIS Links

Jan 03, 2022 PTI

Karnataka: The officials said NIA ( National Investigation Agency) suspected that former MLA’s daughter-in-law has connections with terrorist outfit ISIS and militants in Jammu and Kashmir.

Will Not Give Up Till Mamata Banerjee Is Defeated In Bengal: BJP

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The grand old party and the CPI (M) have several times in the past accused the TMC of being a "trojan horse of the BJP".


Ramesh, Cong Leaders Casting Aspersions On RS Chairman 'A Disfavour To Truth, Democracy': Joshi

Joshi's remarks came after opposition members, including leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, said that Naidu could not do anything to resolve the differences between the opposition and the government.

Cong MLA 'Joins Govt', But To Remain In Oppn Party

Dec 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

He will continue to remain a Congress MLA and not resign from it immediately, he said. Das, who has been in Congress for several decades since his NSUI days, was elected from Raha constituency in Nagaon district in the Assembly poll this year.


NCW Hits Out At Karnataka Congress MLA K R Ramesh Kumar Over Rape Remark

NCW (National Commission for Women) chairperson Rekha Sharma said the remark of Karnataka Congress MLA KR Ramesh Kumar was ‘extremely sad and unfortunate’.

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01 December, 2021

Chief Minister Gehlot Says BJP-Led Centre Weakening States

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Gehlot said that if all the Congress leaders, ministers, MLAs, MLA candidates fulfil their respective responsibilities, then no power can stop the Congress from forming the government again in 2023.


25 November, 2021

Meghalaya Congress Defection: 12 MLAs Join TMC Today

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12 out of 17 MLAs from Congress, including Meghalaya’s former CM Mukul Sangma have joined TMC on Thursday.


23 November, 2021

Rajasthan Congress Leaders Lobby For Party Posts After Cabinet Reshuffle

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After the cabinet reshuffle, the state unit is also likely to undergo a rejig, and ahead of that state party chief Govind Singh Dotasra will meet the party in-charge on Tuesday in Delhi. The aim of the meeting is to accommodate all factions within the party.


20 November, 2021

NTR Family Warns YSRCP Against Humiliating Women

Bhuvaneswari's brothers and sisters reacted strongly to the certain comments passed on her and humiliation Naidu had to face in the state Assembly and made it clear that they will not tolerate any such attempt again.


18 November, 2021

Andhra Pradesh Government Spent Rs 1.07 Lakh Crore On Women Welfare

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Making a statement in the Assembly, Women Development and Child Welfare Minister Taneti Vanita said a sum of Rs 74,022 crore has been transferred to the bank accounts of 3,43,17,182 women under DBT schemes like Amma Vodi, Kapu Nestham, Cheyuta, Aasara, Rythu Bharosa, Vahana Mitra, etc.


09 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Tragedy May Singe Ashish Mishra Aka Monu Bhaiya’s MLA Dreams

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

This time, Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Ajay Kumar Mishra's son Ashish Mishra had put himself out as a contender from the BJP for the Nighasan seat in the assembly elections scheduled early next year.


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07 October, 2021

Mamata Banerjee Takes Oath In Bengali As MLA

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with her two TMC MLAs were administered oath by the state’s Governor.


21 August, 2021

Militant Outfits Send Extortion Notices To Meghalaya Ministers After Death Of Former Militant

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An investigation has been initiated by the state police as a number of politicians got text messages on their mobile phones from the militant organisation 'demanding Rs 10 lakh and above as income tax'.


31 July, 2021

TMC MLA: Threat Of ‘Breaking Bones’ Brings Party Infighting To The Fore

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'I will teach you a lesson if you dare to cross my path. I will break your bones,' said TMC MLA Humayun Kabir targeting another legislator Rabiul Alam Chowdhury


31 July, 2021

Former Minister And The Longest Serving MLA Of Maharashtra Ganpatrao Deshmukh Passes Away

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Deshmukh represented Sangola in Solapur district in the state legislative assembly for 11 terms since 1962 across multiple terms and served as an MLA for 54 years.


28 July, 2021

SC Rejects Kerala Govt's Plea Seeking Withdrawal Of Criminal Case Against LDF MLAs

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A bench of justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah observed that right to free speech and privileges of lawmakers do not extend them immunity against criminal law.


15 July, 2021

SC Raises Question On MLA Not Getting Arrested After Whipping Out Revolver In Assembly

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'There is freedom of speech inside the House and there is no doubt in that. But take an extreme case where an MLA whips out a revolver inside the state assembly. Will that not call for prosecution of that member?', asks the bench.


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10 July, 2021

Assam Opposition MLAs Ask Governor, Speaker To Keep CM In Check

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Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had said that district officials would listen only to ministers and not MLAs.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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