Member of the Legislative Assembly (India)

Member of a state government of India

A Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district (constituency) to the legislature of the State government in the Indian system of government. From each constituency, the people elect one representative who then becomes a member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA). Each state has between seven and nine MLAs for every Member of Parliament (MP) that it has in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of India's bicameral parliament. There are also members in two unicameral legislatures in Union Territories: the Delhi Legislative Assembly and Puducherry Legislative Assembly.

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The coalition is making a final bid to woo back rebel MLAs. 'We'll prove majority,' CM Kumaraswamy said
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The Karnataka assembly speaker said on Monday that the trust vote sought by CM H D Kumaraswamy would be taken up at 11am on July 18 . The decision gives the..
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The MLA wanted to appear on July 25 but the SIT directed him to depose on July 19 instead, SIT said.
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Earlier in the day, Madhya Pradesh Congress minister Sajjan Singh Verma said that BJP people have a dog mentality after the party had mocked chief minister Kamal..
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Sakshi Mishra, who claimed she and her husband Ajitesh Kumar were feeling threatened by her MLA father Rajesh Mishra for marrying outside caste, were granted..
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The coalition government is on a shaky wicket with 16 MLAs -- 13 of the Congress and three of the JD(S) resigning their assembly membership
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Addressing a press conference here on Sunday, Chouhan said, "TDP leader and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu was more inclined towards national..
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Goa Forward Party, in a letter to Governor Mridula Sinha, withdrew its support to the Pramod Sawant-led government in Goa. However, GFP president Vijai Sardesai..
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Congress leader DK Shivakumar's in a statement said that if MLAs vote against them during the vote of confidence then they will be disqualified.
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Sakshi in the viral video had alleged that her father Pappu Bhartaul was opposed to her marriage to a Dalit youth and set goons after them.
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Three Congress legislators take oath days after 10 party MLAs switch side to the BJP
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"I and Sudhakar had given resignation from MLA's post. All the leaders are asking me to stay in Congress since morning. I have decided to stay in the party,"..
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Water resources minister D K Shivakumar reached the residence of rebel MLA M T B Nagaraj at about 5 am and camped there for almost four-and-a-half hours, trying..
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The Supreme Court on Friday restrained Karnataka speaker K R Ramesh Kumar from taking any decision on the resignation and disqualification of 10 rebel MLAs of..
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Anil Chacko Joseph, in his application, said that the MLAs were "bought or persuaded to resign by payment of enormous sums of money".
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Even as the ball remains in the speakerโ€™s court on the fate of the rebel MLAs โ€“ and that of the government โ€“ a lot depends on how SC reacts on Friday to..
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Congress leader and Karnataka Irrigation Minister D K Shivakumar, who is back in Bengaluru after a failed trip to Mumbai to meet and placate the rebel MLAs..
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As per the Karnataka Legislature Rules, intended resignation should be "in perfect format," said Karnataka Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar after meeting the..
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Addressing party MLAs at the party headquarters Trinamool Bhavan, Banerjee asked district leaders not to frequent Kolkata and ordered the legislators to form..
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Mamata Banerjee, stung by defections herself with several of the Trinamool Congress MPs and MLAs joining the BJP, dialled the Karnataka chief minister last..
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Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy sought to know on Thursday why should he step down from the post. He recalled that in 2009-10, 18 MLAs had "opposed" the..
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Several people took to Twitter to spread the video around, calling the attention of the police to this pressing issue of the alleged threat to her life.
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On Wednesday morning, DK Shivakumar arrived straight to the hotel from the airport and waited for around six hours to meet the MLAs who had already written to..
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Move to help BJP soar past halfway mark in 40-member House
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Incidentally, the video surfaced just days after the BJP MLA was suspended from the party for three months for threatening a journalist
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Another two rebel Congress MLAs -- housing minister MTB Nagraj and K Sudhakar -- who resigned Wednesday were likely to arrive here during the night or in the..
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In a fresh jolt to the wobbly Congress-JDS coalition government in Karnataka, two Congress legislators, Housing minister M T B Nagaraj and K Sudhakar, tendered..
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The political crisis in Karnataka on Wednesday reached the Supreme Court as 10 rebel Congress and JD(S) MLAs moved their plea alleging that the state assembly..
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Resort politics has returned to haunt the 13-month-old Congress-JD(S) coalition government with 10 of the 13 rebel MLAs shifting to a luxury hotel in Mumbai as..
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Kumar said he has written to the Governor that none of the rebel MLAs met him, and thus, as per the rules, the resignation of at least eight out of the 13 MLAs..
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The MLAs had earlier written a letter to Mumbai Commissioner of Police stating, "We've heard CM Kumaraswamy and DK Shivakumar are going to storm the hotel, we..
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The Karnataka government got a breather on Tuesday as Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar decided to take at least six days to look into the resignations of 13 MLAs. The..
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The confirmation by Karnataka Congress MLA BC Patil Tuesday came after speculation that the legislators were holed up near Satara in western Maharashtra.
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It requested the Speaker Ramesh Kumar to take a final decision only after holding separate inquiry with MLAs and hold hearings to gather public opinion of the..
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On Monday, 2 ministers and independent MLAs โ€” H Nagesh and R Shankar โ€” resigned from ministry and withdrew their support to Congress-JD(S) government in..
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"I am not going to either Mumbai or Goa, I am in Bengaluru. I am going to resign from MLA post. They (BJP) are in touch with me," Roshan Baig said.
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"I am not going to either Mumbai or Goa, I am in Bengaluru. I am going to resign from MLA post. They (BJP) are in touch with me," Roshan Baig said.
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The Congress- JD(S) coalition had 118 members in the 224-seat state assembly, besides the support of one BSP and one Independent
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In a last-ditch bid to save the coalition government in Karnataka, leaders of both the parties made frantic efforts to reach out to the rebels on Sunday,..
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The Congress-JD(S) government has plunged into a crisis, with 13 MLAs of the alliance submitting their resignations to the Speaker so far, 12 of them on..
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Admitting that the aircraft that ferried the MLAs belonged to Jupiter Capital, the company officials clarified that they were running a business and whoever..
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The heightened political crisis in Karnataka showed no signs of abating after the 10 of the 13 Cong-JD(S) MLAs, who submitted their resignations to the..
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