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Tag: Congress Mla

Punjab MLA Slaps Man
Viral: Punjab MLA Slaps Man In Full Public View For 'Questioning His Work'

A video of Punjab Congress MLA Joginder Pal thrashing a man has gone viral. The man reportedly questioned Pal about his work during a programme in Pathankot.

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Congress MLA Targets Odisha Govt Over Multiple Problems At Kantabanji Hospital
Congress MLA Targets Odisha Govt Over Multiple Problems At Kantabanji Hospital

Bolangir: Congress MLA Santosh Singh Saluja on Wednesday lashed out at the Odisha government over alleged multiple problems at Kantabanji Community Health Centre (CHC) in Bolangir district. The local MLA…

Congress MLAs cycling
Congress MLAs Pedal To Assembly As Oil Prices Boil In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Congress MLAs today reached Odisha Assembly by riding cycle as a mark of protest against unabated rise in the prices of petrol and diesel in Odisha on Tuesday. Jeypore MLA Tara Bahinipati and his party colleague Adhiraj Panigrahi – Congress MLA from Khariar – took out the novel protest by riding cycle from Congress […]

Violence Erupts In Bengaluru Over 'Derogatory' Social Media Post, 3 Dead

Bengaluru:Three people have reportedly died and several others injured in the arson that resulted after an inflammatory social media post in parts of East Bengaluru. Over 100 rioters have been arrested, said the police on Wednesday. Around 60 police personnel have sustained injuries in the violent incidents of stone-pelting and attacks by rioters that erupted […]

Our MLAs are being kidnapped, alleges Cong in assembly

Bengaluru: The Congress Thursday alleged in the Karnataka assembly its MLA Shreemant Patil, who suddenly disappeared after being with them at a resort and went incommunicado, had been ‘kidnapped’ as part of efforts to ‘topple’ the coalition government. As the assembly debated the confidence motion moved by chief minister H D Kumaraswamy, senior minister D […]

Top Karnataka Congress MLA withdraws resignation

Bengaluru: Senior Karnataka Congress legislator R. Ramalinga Reddy withdrew resignation from his Assembly seat (BTM Layout in Bengaluru South) and attended the ongoing Assembly session for a trust vote moved by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to prove majority, a party official said on Thursday. “Reddy withdrew his resignation letter from Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar before […]

Karnataka Congress rebel makes U-turn, flies off to Mumbai

Bengaluru: In a sudden u-turn, rebel Karnataka Housing Minister M.T.B. Nagaraj flew to Mumbai on Sunday, a day after assuring state Congress leaders that he would withdraw his resignation as legislator and attend the Assembly on Monday. While a Congress spokesman said Nagaraj gave no reason for his trip, other leaders accused the opposition BJP […]

10 Goa MLAs split from Congres to merge with BJP

Panaji: Ten Congress MLAs out of 15 have split from the Congress and are going to merge with the BJP later tonight, Congress MLA Isidore Fernandes told reporters on Wednesday. “10 Congress MLAs are splitting from the Congress and joining the BJP tonight,” Fernandes said. Congress sources said that among the ten MLAs are leader […]

Karnataka slug fest peaks; rebels move SC, 2 more Congress MLAs quit

New Delhi/Bengaluru: Karnataka’s political slug fest intensified on Wednesday, with the rebel Congress and JD(S) MLAs approaching the Supreme Court against the Assembly Speaker’s decision not to accept their resignations and the Opposition BJP urging Governor Vajubhai Vala to direct a floor test by the H D Kumaraswamy government. Meanwhile, two more Karnataka Congress legislators, […]

Congress MLA 'bathes' Maharashtra engineer in slime

Sindhudurg: Irked over the poor condition of the Mumbai-Goa highway, Congress legislator Nitesh Rane and his supporters vented their ire on a road sub-engineer by bathing him with wet mud and slime, and even attempted to tie him to a bridge here on Thursday. Rane, accompanied by Kankavli Municipal Council President and activists of the […]

Dibya-Shankar-Mishra Jagatsinghpur rape
Maoist Violence Declining In Odisha: Dibya Shankar Mishra

Bhubaneswar: There has been a substantial decline in the annual incidents of violence related to the left wing extremism in Odisha, said Minister of State (Home) Dibya Shankar Mishra in Odisha Assembly today. While replying to question put up by Congress MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati, Mishra said that, “Maoist activities have declined considerably in the […]

Congress MLA removed for praising Modi, meets him

New Delhi: Removed from the party for praising Narendra Modi, A.P. Abdullakutty, former Congress MLA from Kerala, met the Prime Minister here on Monday. The meeting was arranged by Keralite businessman-turned-BJP Rajya Sabha member Rajiv Chandrasekhar. After the meeting, Abdullakutty said, “He (Modi) was happy when I told him about my participation in the yoga […]

Another MLA bats for Pilot as Rajasthan CM

Jaipur: Another Congress MLA in Rajasthan, P.R. Meena, has come out in support of making Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot as Chief Minister in the wake of the party’s rout in the Lok Sabha elections. “The biggest reason for the Lok Sabha debacle is that Sachin Pilot was not made the Chief Minister. Chief Minister […]

Congress MLA Krushna Chandra Sagaria quits from his post

Bhubaneswar: Days after announcing his decision to quit from his post, Koraput Congress MLA Krushna Chandra Sagaria today submitted his resignation to Odisha Assembly Speaker Pradip Kumar Amat. He had announced his decision to quit from the membership of Odisha Legislative Assembly last month citing failure to provide justice to Kunduli gang rape victim. “I have submitted […]

Odisha MLA to embrace Buddhism

Jeypore: Congress MLA from Koraput Krishna Chandra Sagaria today said that he will be embracing Buddhism. The legislator will convert from Hinduism to Buddhism at the two-day Dharma Kranti Samaroh starting tomorrow at Burja in Laxmipur of the district, informed sources. “I will convert to Buddhism along with my family members and some other people […]

BJD members involved in paddy procurement irregularities?

Bhubaneswar:  Senior BJD leaders from Kendrapara were involved in the 2015-16 paddy procurement scam in Kendrapara, alleged Congress MLA from Rajnagar Anshuman Mohanty who has submitted documentary proof regarding the same to the Chief Minister’s Office. Mohanty alleged that procurement unit of the Marketing Federation Limited (Markfed) in Kendrapara , instead of buying the paddy from […]

MLA urges Centre to set up IGNTU campus in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Congress MLA from Sundargarh, Jogesh Kumar Singh has urged the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry to set up the second regional campus of Indira Gandhi National Tribal University (IGNTU) at Sundargarh. In a letter to Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar, Singh cited that Tribals constitute nearly 22 percent of the total population in […]

Parlakhemundi MLA stages road blockade against autocracy of RTO officials

Gajapati: Parlakhemundi Congress MLA K Surya Rao along with some of his supporters on Thursday staged a road blockade at Ranipentha square under Parlakhemundi police limits of Gajapati district against autocracy of district RTO officials. Hundreds of vehicles were stranded on both sides of the road due to the agitation. The agitators alleged that the […]

HC disqualifies Congress MLA Jogesh Singh

Cuttack: The election of Congress MLA Jogesh Kumar Singh to the Sundergarh Assembly Constituency was declared null and void by the Orissa High Court today on grounds of submitting fake caste certificate while filing his nomination for the 2014 Assembly Elections. The court pronounced the order during the hearing of two separate petitions. BJP candidate […]

MLA arrested Pipili
Former Congress MLA from Pipili, son arrested

Puri: Police today arrested former Congress MLA from Pipili Judhisthir Samantaray and his son Priyabrat in connection with a clash between BJP and Congress workers that took place during Odisha bandh at Mangalapur area in Pipili on Wednesday. As per sources, a war of words ensued between the BJP and Congress workers during the bandh […]

Kerala Congress MLA arrested for sexual harassment, stalking

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Congress legislator M. Vincent was on Saturday arrested, a day after being charged with sexual harassment and stalking of a 51-year-old woman who attempted suicide earlier this week. Before being arrested, Vincent, a first-time legislator, was grilled for over two hours by a team of police. He was later taken for further interrogation. The […]

Case against Congress MLA for making death threats to BDO

Sundergarh: In another instance of assault on bureaucrat by politicians, a case was registered against Congress MLA from Sundergarh Jogesh Singh for allegedly making death threats to the Block Development Officer (BDO) of Tangarapali. The victim identified as Soumendra Kumar Das has lodged a complaint with Lefripara Police. As per the allegations, the MLA over […]

Sundargarh Cong MLA accused of threatening to kill BDO

Sundargarh: Sundargarh district’s Tangarapali BDO Soumendra Kumar Das has alleged that he is facing death threats from Congress MLA Yogesh Singh. Sources said the BDO has filed an FIR against MLA Singh at the Lefripada police station in this regard. Das alleged that he faced death threats over phone from Singh when he refused to […]

Ramesh Jena produced in Court in extortion case

Police on Monday produced former Sanakhemundi Congress MLA Ramesh Jena in the court of Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) at Purusottampur in Ganjam district

Fresh trouble for Ramesh Jena; case on death of two ex aides to be reopened

With the Commissionerate police all set to reopen the case relating to the death of two associates of former Congress MLA Ramesh Jena following a complaint lodged by the father of one of the deceased, trouble seems to be mounting for the former Sanakhemundi lawmaker