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Venerable lawmaker from Pakistan reaches India with family, seeks political asylum

NEW DELHI: A former lawmaker from Pakistan has sought political asylum in India, citing atrocities against minorities. Baldev Kumar, a member of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf – founded by current Prime Minister of the country Imran Khan, was framed in a murder case but later acquitted. Kumar along with his family fled Pakistan and reached India. He…

Lawmaker Sanjay Singh, Used Amethi Royal, Quits Congress, To Be a...

Sanjay Singh has been in the BJP earlier.New Delhi: Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh, who is from the former Amethi royal family, resigned from the Congress on Tuesday and said he would join the BJP on Wednesday.Mr Singh, a Congress member of the Rajya Sabha from Assam, also resigned from the Rajya Sabha, sources said, adding…

Pick With BJP Lawmaker, Cops Allegedly Told Unnao Rape Survivor’s Family

BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Sengar has been in prison for more than a year over the alleged rape.Lucknow: Jailed Uttar Pradesh BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Sengar used to make calls from inside prison to the family of the Unnao teenager who he allegedly raped two years ago and threatened them, a police complaint filed a day after her…

Gaze: BJP Lawmaker Dances After Karnataka Coalition Fails Trust Vote

Bengaluru: Shortly after the HD Kumaraswamy government in Karnataka lost the floor test on Tuesday evening, a legislator from the BJP was seen dancing with his supporters in Bengaluru in celebration.Renukacharya, the legislator, attended a legislature party meeting at a hotel in Bengaluru, hours after voting against the coalition government in the state assembly. As he…

Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Seen Kicking Woman In Video, Says “Will Enlighten...

Balram Thawani has been quoted in reports as saying that he had hit out "in self-defence".Ahmedabad: A BJP lawmaker in Gujarat is on camera thrashing and kicking a woman on a street, ignoring her screams, until a man stops him with a blow. In a video clip circulated on social media, the attacker, a BJP legislator…

NPP Lawmaker, His Son Among 11 Killed By Militants In Arunachal...

Arunachal Pradesh: Tirong Aboh was on his way back from Assam when his convoy was stopped by militantsItanagar: A lawmaker and his son were among 11 people killed by NSCN (IM) militants in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district today. Two others were critically injured in the attack.Tirong Aboh, a legislator of the Conrad Sangma-led National People's Party, had…

Amid Tensions With AAP, Lawmaker Alka Lamba Says Obtained’t Campaign For...

Tensions have been simmering between Alka Lamba and the Aam Aadmi Party since December.New Delhi: Delhi legislator Alka Lamba on Thursday announced that she would not campaign for the Aam Aadmi Party in the ongoing Lok Sabha Elections amid souring ties with her party. She accused AAP's leadership of not meeting with her despite several requests…

Karnataka Lawmaker Who Stop Congress Joins BJP Sooner than PM Takes...

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Umesh Jadhav was welcomed into the BJP in Karnataka by BS Yeddyurappa.Kalaburagi: A Karnataka lawmaker joined the BJP today, two days after he resigned from the Congress. Umesh Jadhav joined the BJP in Kalaburagi district before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address at the rally there.Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa welcomed him into…

GOP lawmaker accused of obstruction and peek intimidation after apparently threatening...

Rep. Matt Gaetz. Alex Wong/Getty Images Rep. Matt Gaetz, a Republican on the House Oversight Committee, appeared to threaten to release publicly embarrassing details about Michael Cohen one day before Cohen is scheduled to testify before the panel. "Hey @MichaelCohen212 - Do your wife & father-in-law know about your girlfriends?" Gaetz tweeted. "Maybe tonight would…

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