Opposition Congress on Monday pressed for expeditiously taking up of its substantive motion on the conduct of the Governors of Goa and Manipur in not calling the single largest party to form government after the assembly elections. Raising the issue, Digvijaya Singh (Congress) said he has moved a substantive motion under rule 168 on the conduct of governors and wanted to know when it will be taken up. Deputy Chairman P J Kurien said the notice has been received and it is under consideration. Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Ruckus in Rajya Sabha over Goa governor's role - Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Congress leaders want 'accountability fixed' for Goa fiasco - Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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A 31-year-old Indian-American entrepreneur has entered the governor’s race in New Jersey, the elections for which are scheduled for later this year. Harsh Vardhan Singh, a Republican, entered the race with a promise to cut property taxes and make New Jersey a national technology leader. If elected in the November gubernatorial elections, Singh would succeed outgoing Governor Chris Christie. However, he faces a tough Republican primary on June 6, 2017. There are at least four popular ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
Electronic Voting Machine will be used in the April 22 Municipal Corporation of Delhi polls with Lt Governor Anil Baijal turning down Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s proposal for ballot voting, saying change of mode of polling was not feasible due to time constraint. The Lt Governor conveyed to the Delhi government that the rules will have to be amended for shunning the EVMs and it was not possible to make the changes as little over a month is left for the polls. In the backdrop of Aam ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The Manohar Parrikar government on Thursday sailed through the trust vote in the Goa assembly with the support of 22 legislators in the 40-member House, bringing down curtains on the political uncertainty in the state after the polls threw up a hung verdict. The Congress, the single largest party in the House with 17 MLAs, suffered a jolt as it could mobilise only 16 votes against the government with its legislator Vishwajit Rane absenting from the crucial floor test. After winning the vote, a ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Parrikar to take oath as Goa CM, floor test on Thursday, rules SC Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The Lieutenant Governor’s (LG) Office removed Dilraj Kaur from the post of Member Secretary, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW), on Thursday. Kaur was heading the internal probe against DCW chief Swati Maliwal in the recruitment scam in the commission and ...DNA, 1 month ago
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam on Sunday appealed to Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao to ‘nullify’ the vote of confidence won by Sasikala loyalist E K Palaniswami, alleging it was adopted by contravening the rules of the state assembly. DMK, whose MLAs were en masse evicted from the state assembly before the voting on the confidence motion on Saturday, also announced a state-wide hunger strike on February 22, protesting what it called was ‘murder of democracy’. In a ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
If either faction of the AIADMK failed to muster a floor majority, then the governor would be called upon to ask MK Stalin as the leader of the opposition if he would like to try his hand at government formation. Indications are that the DMK would not fall for any such situation straightaway. However, internal discussions and debates could be triggered by what is happening outside than inside, says N Sathiya Moorthy. Image: A file photograph of DMK chief M Karunanidhi with his son and party ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
IMAGE: AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala hands over a letter presumably containing the names of MLAs who elected her as the legislature party leader to Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhawan in Chennai on Thursday. Photograph: @AIADMKOfficial/ Twitter All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam general secretary V K Sasikala on Thursday staked claim to form the government during a 40-minute meeting with Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, who arrived in Chennai in the afternoon. Couple ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Ousted Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley’s sex scandal is showing the world something his constituents have known for years: His “excellent” resemblance to Mr. Burns, the evil billionaire on “The Simpsons.” Alabama residents have joked ...Huffington Post, 2 weeks ago
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said the prime minister appears amenable to holding talks with stake holders in a bid to arrest the deteriorating situation in the Valley. However, she cautioned, that ‘an atmosphere needs to be created’ for a dialogue. “Talks cannot happen amid stone pelting and firing of bullets,” she told reporters after a 20-minute meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence. At the meeting, she invoked former ...Rediff.com, 3 days ago Situation in Kashmir will improve in 2-3 months: Mehbooba Rediff.com, 4 days ago
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