Thursday, 18 August, 2022

Topic: MLAs

Karnataka MLA H Nagesh resigns from Kumaraswamy govt, deepens JD(S)-Congress crisis

The move comes amid reports that ministers in the coalition government will be asked to step down to make way for disgruntled MLAs who resigned as legislators.

Karnataka crisis: Can horse-trading be checked or should it be accepted as part of politics?

The Karnataka Congress called a legislature party meeting Friday to address the issue of horse trading in the state and put up a show...

Over 200 legislators, majority from Cong & BJP, haven’t declared PAN details: Report

The highest number of MLAs who have not provided PAN details are from Congress followed by BJP and CPI(M).

7 hearings & 4 answers led Election Commission to recommend disqualification of AAP MLAs

The poll panel concluded that as parliamentary secretaries 20 AAP MLAs executed functions like ministers & the office had the potential to yield profit.

Talk Point: Should special fast track courts be set up for MPs and MLAs?

The court wants to treat politicians accused of amassing disproportionate assets as a separate category to ensure speedy disposal of their cases. Should special fast track courts be set up for MPs and MLAs, and will this clean up politics?

How to pass the Amit Shah test: Learn from those who’ve been there, done that

State BJP leaders are taking tips from colleagues in other states to impress the party president when he comes visiting.  Pragya Kaushika

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.