FACTIONS

  • Israel to hold general election on March 17, 2015 December 3, 2014

    Tel Aviv: Israel will hold its general election on March 17, 2015, it was announced after a meeting of the heads of the Knesset factions, media reported. The members will vote on a preliminary reading of a bill Wednesday to dissolve the current Knesset administration, which is expected to pass easily,...
  • Normalcy restored in Gaza, will Gaza ceasefire hold August 28, 2014

    Normal life has resumed in Gaza after Israel and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire without a timeline. All Palestinian factions have signed up to it, which include an easing of the blockade and opening up of the border to humanitarian aids and also the extension of fishing to six miles...
  • Factional feud in TMC leads to death of four party workers June 15, 2014

    Kolkata: Factional feud within the Trinamool Congress led to the death of four party workers in West Bengal's Raidighi on Saturday. The incident took place at Raidighi area of south 24 Parganas district where the two groups reportedly met to solve their differences at the party office in the evening. However, arguments...
  • Centre asks Assam to act over abduction, killing incidents December 11, 2013

    Kokrajhar/Guwahati: As a fallout of the recent reports of abductions and killings in Assam, the Centre has asked the state government to do the status check on the current situation in the state. In the last five months 15 people have been abducted from the Bodoland Territorial Areas District. The incidents...
  • 10 injured in clash between rival Trinamool factions June 5, 2013

    Midnapore: Ten persons were injured in a clash on Tuesday evening between rival Trinamool Congress factions in West Midnapore district. Police said that the clash in Hatiolka village broke out over the issue of filing of nomination papers for the upcoming panchayat elections. It is learnt that the houses of...
  • Kerala: Cong at war with itself, threat of split in UDF November 8, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress is at war with itself in Kerala and at least one leader says this is affecting governance while another says he will continue to air their grievances against the party. There is even a suggestion that the ruling United Democratic Front (UDF) could come apart if the...
  • TN: Bury hatchet, Karunanidhi tells rival DMK factions September 25, 2012

    Chennai: Partymen must remember that Stalin and Alagiri are not against each other, but are part of the DMK. This was party patriarch M Karunanidhis message to the warring factions of the DMKs Madurai unit. Blaming part of the troubles between the factions headed by his sons MK Alagiri...
  • Karnataka: Factions sprout by the day in BJP June 29, 2012

    Bangalore: The monsoon may be playing truant in Karnataka, hit by drought last year too, but the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has become a fertile ground for factions to sprout by the day. Now, state BJP chief K S Eshwarappa says that several party lawmakers, including ministers, want him...
  • Kerala: Exodus in Pathanamthitta a body blow for CPM May 7, 2012

    THIRUVALLA: The exodus from the rank and file of the CPM has started surfacing in the Pathanamthitta district, one of the hotbeds of groupism and factionalism in the CPM. Frustrated by the nauseating groupism, 74 hardcore workers of the CPM in Kaviyoor had not renewed their membership this year. These...
  • Turbulence within party doesnt scare me: DVS February 29, 2012

    BANGALORE: Karnataka Chief Minister Devaragunda Venkappa Sadananda Gowda (DVS) is an inspired man after BJP president Nitin Gadkari made it clear that he would stay in command. In an interview to Express on crossing the sixmonth mark as the CM, the smiling soldier of the BJP said he was on...
  • Pak police arrest 7 men for plot to kill Gilani October 15, 2010

    Islamabad: Several people have been arrested in a plot to kill Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani. The suspects claim they were getting orders from a militant in the country's volatile tribal region, police said. Police official Babar Bakhat Qureshi told CNN that officers arrested several suspects who were plotting to...
  • CPI(M) cracks the whip on Kerala CM, to oversee polls July 27, 2007

    New Delhi: The CPIM in a shocking and unprecedented move cracked the whip on the decade long bitter factionalism in the Kerala unit and the Central leadership is not stopping at that. CPIM General Secretary, Prakash Karat had suspended the duo saying: "VS Achuthanandan and Pinrayi Vijayan stand suspended from the...