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12 Andhra MPs suspended in LS for protesting against Telangana


New Delhi: Cracking the whip, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Friday suspended for at least five sittings 12 members from Andhra Pradesh who have been agitating against decision to form Telangana an

British police investigate Twitter threats to MP

British police said Tuesday they were investigating violent and sexually explicit Twitter postings directed at a lawmaker in a growing row over threats to women on the social network.

BSP expels MP for praising Modi for “puppy” remarks

Days after he defended Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi for his “puppy” remarks, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Wednesday expelled its Hamirpur MP Vijay Bahadur Singh for making statements which went against the “philosophy and principles” of the party.

Not in the race for MP chief ministership, says Jyotiraditya


Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has said that he is not in the race to become the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh and has ruled out contesting the upcoming assembly polls there.

Fresh summons against Cong MP in kidnapping and rape case

Fresh summons were today issued by a fast-track court against Congress MP Mahabal Mishra and his family members for their alleged role in the kidnapping and rape of a minor girl in 2006, after he they failed to appear before it.

MP to be made no. 1 state: Chouhan


All efforts will be made to turn Madhya Pradesh into the number one state in the country, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said.

Telangana Congress MPs put off resignation decision

Seven Congress MPs from the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh today put off their decision to forward their resignation — both from Lok Sabha and the party — by a day as they reportedly could not iron out differences among themselves on the issue.

Jaya angry over Rajya Sabha TV focusing her during Rekha's oath

Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan on Wednesday complained about Rajya Sabha TV focusing her frequently while actor Rekha was taking oath as member of the House on Tuesday.

Jaya told Rajya Sabha chairm

Mixed reactions to Sachin’s name


Even as the home ministry on Friday formally notified the presidential nomination to the Rajya Sabha, the political class appeared to be divided over star cricketer Sachin Tendulkar’s nomination.


MPs welcome hike in MPLAD fund

Parliamentarians cutting across party lines on Friday welcomed the increase in MP local area development fund from Rs 2 crore to Rs 5 crore per year but cautioned that the money should be properly utilised.

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