TRUST VOTE

  • BJP cheated the people of Maharashtra, says Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote November 12, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote said that the BJP government had cheated the people of Maharashtra. "Uddhav Thackeray will decide future course of action. This is a minority government, we will take up the matter," said Raote. ...
  • Maharashtra trust vote: Number of 'Yes' voters was more than the 'No', says Shaina NC November 12, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, BJP Spokesperson Shaina NC said that the number of 'Yes' voters were far more than the 'No' during the Maharashtra trust vote. "The BJP was confident that there would be lots of MLAs across the board that would want a good governance model and vote...
  • Is the BJP paying mere lip service to its allies? November 12, 2014

    Even as the Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra won the confidence motion in the state Assembly on Wednesday, the Congress and Shiv Sena demanded a fresh trust vote on technical ground. While the government won the trust vote through a voice vote, the two opposition parties questioned the outcome saying...
  • Maharashtra trust vote: Five Congress MLAs suspended for 2 years for heckling Governor November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Five Congress MLAs in Maharashtra were suspended on Wednesday for heckling Governor C Vidyasagar Rao and stopping his car. While the MLAs have been suspended for two years, a committee has been set up to report on the incident in the next Assembly session. The Congress and Shiv Sena were...
  • Shiv Sena's Eknath Shinde to be Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde was elected to the post of Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly on Wednesday. The Sena stuck to its stand of not supporting the Bharatiya Janata Party government in the trust vote till the power-sharing was resolved. Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has told his MLAs...
  • Maharashtra: Unfair on part of Sena to vote against BJP, says Vinod Tawde November 12, 2014

    As the Shiv Sena has decided to vote against the Bharatiya Janata Party government in the trust vote, BJP leader Vinod Tawde said the former's decision was unfair. Tawde said, "We hope Shiv Sena will reconsider its decision. It's not fair for Shiv Sena to vote against us. People of...
  • Maharashtra CM Fadnavis to seek trust vote today, NCP, Sena yet to take the final call November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: On the third day of the special Maharashtra Assembly session, the Devendra Fadnavis government will have to prove its majority on the floor of the House on Wednesday. The Bharatiya Janata Party bagged 122 seats and its ally Rashtriya Samaj Paksha has got one seat in the Maharashtra Assembly. The...
  • Devendra Fadnavis to seek trust vote on Wednesday, Sena asks its MLA to be present November 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The 13-day-old BJP government in Maharashtra headed by Devendra Fadnavis will seek a vote of confidence on Wednesday which it is expected to win with the help of NCP despite its continuing stand-off with Shiv Sena. The former allies look set to cross swords even before the crucial trust...
  • Grand entry for Shiv Sena MLAs in Maharashtra Assembly with drums, orange turbans November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: As the three-day special session of Maharashtra Assembly begins on Monday, all 63 Shiv Sena MLAs made a dramatic entrance into the Assembly. Sena MLAs entered into the Assembly accompanied by beating drums and wearing orange turbans. Shiv Sena is still undecided on post-poll alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party....
  • Maharashtra: Fadnavis to seek trust vote after Speaker's election on November 12 November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: With the three-day special session of Maharashtra Assembly beginning on Monday, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will seek a trust vote after election of Speaker on November 12. State Governor C Vidyasagar Rao will administer oath to Jeeva Pandu Gavit as pro-tem Speaker of the Assembly in Raj Bhavan at 10...
  • Maharashtra Assembly session to begin today, Shiv Sena yet to decide on sitting in opposition November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The special three-day session of Maharashtra Assembly will begin on Monday even as former ally Shiv Sena still remains undecided on whether it will support the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led government in the state or sit in the opposition. A final decision is likely only after Chief Minister...
  • No Sena minister will be inducted in Maharashtra Cabinet before trust vote: Fadnavis November 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena representatives will not be inducted into Maharashtra's BJP-led government before it wins the trust vote, Chief Minister Devedndra Fadnavis said on Wednesday, in comments that have not gone down well with Sena and highlighted continued differences between the two parties over power-sharing. "Pehle vishwas phir vistar (first the...
  • Devendra Fadnavis to face crucial trust vote in Maharashtra Assembly on November 12 November 2, 2014

    Mumbai: A special three-day session of the Mahararashtra Assembly will begin on November 10 in which the first BJP government will face a crucial trust vote on November 12, a minister said on Saturday. All the 287 newly-elected legislators would be sworn-in and the minority government headed by Chief Minister Devendra...
  • Devendra Fadnavis to face crucial trust vote on November 12 November 1, 2014

    Mumbai: A special three-day session of the Mahararashtra assembly will begin on November 10 in which the first BJP government will face a crucial trust vote on November 12, a minister said on Saturday. All the 287 newly-elected legislators would be sworn-in and the minority government headed by Chief Minister Devendra...
  • Shiv Sena builds pressure on BJP, asks it to decide on power sharing before trust vote, say sources November 1, 2014

    Mumbai: A day after the new Bharatiya Janata Party government in Maharashtra was sworn in, former ally Shiv Sena has stepped up the pressure. Sena has told the BJP to decide on power sharing before the floor test it will be facing within the next 15 days, sources said on...
  • Manjhi Cabinet calls special session on May 23 for trust vote May 21, 2014

    The new Jitan Ram Manjhi government on Tuesday decided to call a special session of Bihar Assembly on May 23 to seek the trust vote on the floor of the House. The decision to call the special session of the Assembly at 11 AM on May 23 (Friday) to seek trust...
  • Two weeks in office, Rawat government survives notrust vote February 18, 2014

    The fledgling Harish Rawat government in Uttarakhand on Tuesday survived the opposition sponsored notrust motion as it was defeated on the floor of the House. After holding a marathon sixhour debate on the noconfidence motion moved by the leader of Opposition Ajay Bhatt, Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal put it to secret...
  • AAP clears round one with ease January 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwalled AAP government in Delhi won round one of its battle by earning an easy majority in the trust vote today. In the past week questions were raised over Congress' support to AAP during the confidence motion, but today, as Kejriwal used the opportunity to...
  • Kejriwal's emotional pitch, calmness force opposition to remain silent January 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal won the trust vote in Delhi Assembly in style. He delivered a very short speech seeking the support of 'others'. He made sure that his emotional pitch works. The Chief Minister refrained from using big words, his speech was very simple. But, it was...
  • Kejriwal wins trust vote, lists 20point agenda January 2, 2014

    New Delhi: When Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal spoke in the Delhi Assembly during the debate on confidence motion, he did what he is best at connecting with the common man by speaking of their woes, insecurities and the complete disdain for the political class. While highlighting the aspirations of...
  • Voting on trust vote in Delhi Assembly today January 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Assembly will vote on the motion of confidence moved by the Aam Aadmi Party government on Thursday evening. AAP is likely to sail through the trust vote as the Congress party has said it will continue giving outside support to the party. Kejriwal has said that he...
  • Live: Arvind Kejriwal wins trust vote after an emotional speech January 2, 2014

    New Delhi: 6:33 pm Arvind Kejriwal wins confidence motion in Delhi Assembly. 6:25PM: Kejriwal brings forth a 17 point demand : "VIP rule should end in Delhi and the entire nation. I don't understand why traffic is stopped when ministers are there out on the road. I stop at...
  • People will lose faith if Congress withdraws support from AAP: Anna January 2, 2014

    Anticorruption activist Anna Hazare hoped that AAP will win the trust vote easily. "Many people doubt that Congress might not support AAP in the trust vote. If that happens, people will lose faith in Congress. That's why I think they will give support and AAP will win the trust vote,"...
  • Delhi assembly sessions begins today January 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The newlyappointed Delhi Cabinet will hold its first session this year. The session is expected to continue for seven days during which Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is also expected to seek a vote of confidence. The newly elected MLA's from the Aam Aadmi Party will take their oath today....
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 19, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Nitish attacks Modi, says the Gujarat CM blows his own trumpet June 19, 2013

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's JD(U) launched a scathing attack on the BJP and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi during his speech on the confidence motion in Bihar Assembly on Wednesday. During his speech Nitish said that Bihar and the country cannot be ruled by those who practised divisive politics...
  • Live: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) wins vote of confidence in Bihar Assembly June 19, 2013

    Patna: 2:35 PM: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) wins vote of confidence in Bihar Assembly by 126 votes. 2:30 PM: Voting on trust vote begins in Bihar Assembly. 2:22 PM: Nitish Kumar says, "There was no problem with (Narendra Modi) becoming the committee chief. But, the way it was presented, there was no more...
  • Bihar CM Nitish set to win trust vote as Congress lends a helping hand June 19, 2013

    Patna: Days after the BJPJD(U) split, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar moved a trust motion in the state legislature on Wednesday. Nitish Kumar is confident of getting a majority with the Congress confirming that all four of its MLAs will vote for the JD(U). The BJP claims all 91 of...
  • Congress likely to vote for Nitish in Bihar Assembly June 19, 2013

    Patna: Adding more speculation to the growing CongressJD(U) friendship, sources have indicated that the Congress is likely to vote in favour of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during the trust vote on Wednesday. Sources say the Congress is keeping its options in the Bihar Assembly open. It is a big day...
  • No need for no-trust motion against UPA government: BJP March 20, 2013

    New Delhi: BJP President Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said there was no need for his party to bring a no-confidence motion against the UPA government, saying it will fall on its own. "There is no need to bring a no-confidence motion. This government will fall on its own as UPA allies...