'Not in position to add disqualification of candidates with pending criminal cases': Supreme Court verdict on tainted MPs, MLAs
The Supreme Court on Tuesday passed a verdict on the disqualification of MPs and MLAs against whom a chargesheet has been filed, and said that the apex court is "not in a position" to order the disqualification of 'tainted' politicians.
Gujarat Assembly passes bill to increase monthly salaries of MLAs by Rs 45,000, ministers' wages raised by 54 percent
Earlier, the salary of MLAs was Rs 70, 727 which has now been raised to Rs 1, 16,316 - so that is a hike of Rs 45,589. The lawmakers' daily allowances will increase to Rs 1,000 from Rs 200 and monthly postal allowance of Loss of Pay (LOP) has been increased to Rs 10, 000 from Rs 1,000.
The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a plea seeking to ban legislators from practising as advocates.
The police foiled an immolation bid by Congress Members of Legislative Assembly over farmers' issues near the district collectorate, detaining both of them.
Karnataka Congress leaders likely to visit Delhi to discuss ministerial berths, portfolio allocation with high command
Congress leaders from Karnataka are likely to visit New Delhi to discuss portfolio allocation ahead of the 6 June cabinet expansion in the southern state.
The Narendra Modi govt informed the Supreme Court that it will set up special courts for speedy disposal of criminal cases pending against MPs and MLAs
An Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA from Punjab was today booked for allegedly assaulting a woman, police said.
At least 428 MLAs or nearly half of all the winners in recently concluded assembly elections — in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam, West Bengal and Puducherry — are crorepatis.