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Rajasthan: BJP MLA Gautam Lal Meena succumbs to COVID-19

Gautam Lal Meena, a BJP legislator in the Rajasthan Assembly, succumbed to COVID-19 in Udaipur on Wednesday. He was 58. Meena, who represented the Dhariawad Assembly constituency in the Pratapgarh district, became the fourth MLA who succumbed to the deadly viral infection. Dr. Lakhan Poswal, the principal of RNT Medical College, said Meena tested positive...

Congress MLA Hemaram Choudhary tenders resignation from Rajasthan Assembly

Veteran Congress MLA and a former minister Hemaram Choudhry has tendered his resignation as MLA from the Rajasthan Assembly. Hemaram Choudhary, who had earlier served as the Leader of Opposition, has sent his resignation to Vidhan Sabha Speaker CP Joshi. Choudhary, who is an MLA from Gudhamalani in Barmer district, belongs to the dissident group...

Cong’s Jamjodhpur MLA tests positive for COVID-19

One more MLA of Congress in Gujarat has tested positive for COVID-19 in the state. Jamjodhpur MLA Chirag Kalariya tested positive on Thursday. He had earlier complained of fever after he returned from Gandhinagar where he had gone for the Rajya Sabha elections. He was later admitted to a hospital in Rajkot. Earlier on Wednesday,...

MLA who tested positive for COVID-19 dies in Bengal

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Tamonash Ghosh, who had tested positive for COVID-19 in May, died at a hospital in Kolkata on Wednesday, party sources said. He was 60. The three-time MLA from the Falta assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district was admitted to a hospital after he tested positive for the disease, they said....

BJP all set to win 3 RS seats in Gujarat

BJP all set to win three seats in Rajya Sabha polls. The BJP is all set to win the three seats in the Rajya Sabha polls, counting for which was going on till late in the night. The counting was delayed after Congress raised certain objections which was eventually dismissed. BJP’s Abhay Bharadwaj, Ramila Bara...

Another Cong MLA quits before RS polls in Gujarat

In what seems to be a gross failure of the Gujarat Congress in keeping its flock together, another MLA of the grand old party has resigned as a member of the Legislative Assembly ahead of the crucial Rajya Sabha polls for four seats scheduled on June 19. The resignation of Brijesh Merja from the primary...

Congress takes a dig at BJP MLA for availing COVID-19 treatment in pvt hospital

The Gujarat Congress has taken a dig at a BJP MLA who tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday and got admitted at a private hospital. Congress MLA from Jamalpur-Khadia, Imran Khedawala, took a jibe on the BJP MLA for not opting for government-run hospitals. “Did the BJP legislator not trust the state government’s claim that...

#Column: Had Bhupendrasinh listened to leadership, he would not be regretting

Gujarat education minister and one of the senior most leaders in the Cabinet, Bhupendrasinh Chudasama has been facing the biggest embarrassment of his political career after the Gujarat high court held his election to the Gujarat assembly void. The court also observed that he was involved in corrupt practice to rig the election in his...

Congress MLA Imran Khedawala beats COVID-19,  pledge to become plasma donor

Nearly a fortnight after he was admitted to Ahmedabad’s SVP Hospital on April 14 after testing positive for COVID-19, Congress MLA from Jamalpur-Khadia Imran Khedawala was discharged on Monday. He was discharged after he tested negative for COVID-19 twice in 24 hours. Khedawala’s positive test result had created a scare in the political circles as...

5 family members of Congress MLA Imran Khedawala test positive for coronavirus

After Congress MLA from Jamalpur-Khadia, Imran Khedawala, tested positive for coronavirus, five of his family members have also tested positive for the deadly virus. The five members include the brother and sister-in-law of Khedawala, his two nephews and the wife of one of the nephews. Notably, after Khedwala tested positive for the virus, the authorities...

After Imran Khedawala, another Congress leader tests positive for coronavirus in Ahmedabad

After Congress MLA from Jamalpur Khadia, Imran Khedawala, tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday evening, another senior Congress leader and councillor Badruddin Shaikh has also tested positive for the deadly virus, resulting in a panic. Two Congress MLAs from the old city areas who were in constant touch with Khedawala and Shaikh—Gyasuddin Sheikh and Shailesh...

BJP MLA throws birthday party amid coronavirus lockdown

Ruling BJP legislator A.S. Jayaram on Friday celebrated’ his fifty-first birthday amid lockdown at a village in Karnataka’s Tumakuru district, with hundreds of guests attending the function, the police said. The BJP leader could be seen wearing a turban and cutting a cake with several guests, including children, standing by his side. Interestingly, Jayaram wore...