Court sentences AAP MLA Somnath Bharti to 2 years in jail

New Delhi [India], January 23 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Somnath Bharti has been sentenced two years imprisonment and slapped a fine of Rs one lakh by a Delhi Court on Saturday for assaulting AIIMS security staff in 2016. The court granted him bail on the ground of filing an appeal against his conviction… Continue reading Court sentences AAP MLA Somnath Bharti to 2 years in jail

Maha to recruit 5,295 police constables soon: Home Minister

Nagpur, Dec 27 (PTI): The Maharashtra government will fill up 12,000 posts of police constables and orders to recruit 5,295 of them will be issued soon, state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said here on Sunday. He also said that the crime graph in Nagpur city has come down sharply compared to the year 2019. “A… Continue reading Maha to recruit 5,295 police constables soon: Home Minister

BJP’s Vijay Sinha elected Speaker of Bihar assembly

Patna, Nov 25 (PTI): BJP MLA Vijay Kumar Sinha was on Wednesday elected as Speaker of the Bihar assembly by a majority vote. Sinha, who was the candidate of the ruling NDA, got 126 votes as against 114 polled in favour of RJDs Awadh Bihari Chaudhary who was fielded by the opposition Grand Alliance. The… Continue reading BJP’s Vijay Sinha elected Speaker of Bihar assembly

U’Khand BJP MLA Surendra Singh Jeena dies of COVID-19

Dehradun, Nov 12 (PTI) BJP MLA from Salt in Almora district, Surendra Singh Jeena, who was undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at a hospital in New Delhi, died early Thursday, a party leader said. The 50-year-old Jeena was admitted to the Sir Gangaram Hospital nearly a week ago. He breathed his last at around 4 am,… Continue reading U’Khand BJP MLA Surendra Singh Jeena dies of COVID-19

Sexual harassment case: Uttarakhand Police visits Mussoorie hotel where BJP MLA stayed with victim

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], September 27 (ANI): Uttarakhand Police on Saturday visited a hotel in Mussoorie where BJP MLA Mahesh Negi allegedly took the woman, who accused him of sexual harassment for investigation in the case. The woman had alleged that she stayed in the hotel with Negi on December 1, 2018. According to police sources,… Continue reading Sexual harassment case: Uttarakhand Police visits Mussoorie hotel where BJP MLA stayed with victim

Haryana minister Ranjeet Singh tests COVID positive

Chandigarh: Haryana Power Minister Ranjeet Singh said on Saturday that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Singh, who is an Independent MLA supporting the BJP-JJP government, had got his test done just before the one-day Assembly session on Wednesday and his report returned negative. However, he developed symptoms after the session and got… Continue reading Haryana minister Ranjeet Singh tests COVID positive

Trinamool MLA Samaresh Das dies after testing positive for COVID-19

Kolkata, Aug 17 (PTI) Trinamool Congress MLA Samaresh Das, who had tested positive for COVID-19 recently, died at a hospital in West Bengal’s East Midnapore district on Monday, party sources said. He was 76. The three-time MLA from Egra assembly constituency in the district was admitted to the hospital a few days back after he… Continue reading Trinamool MLA Samaresh Das dies after testing positive for COVID-19

Appointment of Anand Singh as forest minister draws flak

Bengaluru: Appointment of Anand Singh, an MLA from the mine rich Ballari district as Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment Department has drawn flak from various quarters as several cases are pending against him, including under the Karnataka Forest Act. The Opposition Congress has hit out at Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa for appointing Singh,… Continue reading Appointment of Anand Singh as forest minister draws flak

Over 50% newly-elected Delhi MLAs have serious criminal cases: ADR analysis

New Delhi: Thirty-seven of the 70 newly-elected MLAs of Delhi have declared serious criminal cases against themselves which include attempt to murder, and at least one related to rape, according to a study. An analysis of the declarations made by these MLAs reveals that 43 of them face criminal cases, of whom 37 have declared… Continue reading Over 50% newly-elected Delhi MLAs have serious criminal cases: ADR analysis

Goa MLA takes offence over railway official’s ‘Goans Portuguese’ remark

Panaji: BJP MLA Alina Saldanha has taken offence and said she will take up the matter in the Goa Legislative Assembly after a railway official referred to Goans as “Portuguese” while addressing a delegation led by her on Sunday in South Goa. South Western Railway Manager Ajay Kumar Singh had yesterday while addressing a delegation… Continue reading Goa MLA takes offence over railway official’s ‘Goans Portuguese’ remark