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 week ago
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Congress leaders want 'accountability fixed' for Goa fiasco - Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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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 week 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 week ago Parrikar to take oath as Goa CM, floor test on Thursday, rules SC Rediff.com, 1 week 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, 3 weeks 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, 1 month 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, 1 month 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, 1 month ago
The AAP government may have been heaving a sigh of relief when outgoing Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung finally tendered his resignation, but now it seems they have a new thorn in the flesh—Delhi chief secretary MM Kutty. Appointed on November 30, ...DNA, 2 months ago
'The entire journey was beautifully nourished and I was very lucky that Lion came out the way it did. Otherwise, I would have really regretted it.' Priyanka Bose is ready to take her film Lion to the Oscars. Photograph: Priyanka Bose/ Twitter Priyanka Bose might just be the next big thing in Hollywood. The actress has a beautiful part in the Oscar-nominated film Lion, and is raking in the compliments. Even former US president Bill Clinton said he was moved by her performance in the film.Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Pakistani police on Tuesday arrested 30 suspects and registered a first information report against four unidentified terrorists in connection with a suicide attack outside Punjab assembly in Lahore in which 13 people, including six security officials, were killed. “We have arrested 30 suspects in connection with the Lahore’s Mall Road blast so far. Investigation is underway and we will reach the mastermind of this attack,” Punjab government spokesman Zaeem Hussain Qadri told ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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