Coalition Government

  • Follow Manmohan's example on how to run coalition: Shinde to Kejriwal 29-12-2013 11:20 PM

    Mumbai: Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Sunday had a word of advice for the new Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on how to run a coalition government - follow Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's example. Shinde also said that running a coalition government is a "difficult task" and that...
  • Running coalition will be different cup of tea for Modi: Chavan 13-11-2013 08:11 PM

    New Delhi: Criticising BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for not spelling out his views on important issues, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday said it would be difficult for Modi to run a coalition government. Slamming Modi for the language used by him in...
  • Victorious Angela Merkel ready for negotiations on coalition govt 23-09-2013 07:12 PM

    Berlin: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said she is open to negotiations with her centre-left rivals on forming a coalition government after her hat-trick victory in parliamentary elections, but fell short of absolute majority. Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister party the Christian Social Union (CSU)...
  • Italy's Supreme Court hears Silvio Berlusconi's crucial appeal 31-07-2013 06:14 AM

    Italy's Supreme Court on Tuesday began hearing Silvio Berlusconi's last appeal against a jail sentence and ban from public office in a case which could endanger the country's shaky coalition government if the conviction is confirmed. On the first day of the hearing, public prosecutor Antonello Mura rejected most of...
  • Silvio Berlusconi faces verdict that could endanger Italian government 30-07-2013 06:43 AM

    Italy's Supreme Court convenes on Tuesday to rule whether Silvio Berlusconi should be jailed and banned from public office for tax fraud, a verdict that could endanger Italy's shaky coalition government. A ruling against the former prime minister would be his first definitive conviction and signal the end of an...
  • Stalemate over, Italy's Letta names new government 28-04-2013 06:35 AM

    Rome: Italian centre-left politician Enrico Letta named a coalition government on Saturday, making one of Silvio Berlusconi's closest allies deputy prime minister and ending two months of damaging political stalemate. Letta has said his priorities would be the economy, unemployment and restoring faith in Italy's discredited political institutions as well...
  • The Last Word: Is a Third Front possible or is it just a tempting mirage? 26-03-2013 11:20 PM

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav hinted that a coalition government is the need of the country. ...
  • FDI in retail will help farmers, says HDFC Chief 08-01-2012 02:27 PM

    New Delhi: HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh hit out against the Opposition and the coalition parties and said their style of politics is hurting India's growth. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Parekh praised Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his efforts and called him the cleanest Prime Minister. Karan Thapar:...
  • Scams are a fallout of coalition govt: Birla 11-04-2011 08:06 AM

    New Delhi: Chairman of Aditya Birla group Kumar Mangalam Birla has admitted that the recent scams have dented India's image in the world. In an exclusive interview to CNN, he diverted the Prime Minister blame-game to the coalition system of governance, in essence, blaming the coalition government for the criticism...
  • Scams a result of coalition govt: Kumar Mangalam Birla 11-04-2011 08:03 AM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN, the Chairman of Aditya Birla group has admitted that the recent scams have dented India's image in the world. ...
  • Rahul blames coalition govt for inflation 11-01-2011 07:47 PM

    Lucknow: Congress Geberal Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday blamed coalition politics for failure to fight inflation. Rahul Gandhi defended his party saying it was leading a coalition government which has its own "compulsions". During an interaction in Lucknow, Gandhi told college students, "It was a single party government then (during...
  • Ram Katha: Coalition governments in India 05-05-2009 01:48 AM

    In 1989, India entered a very different phase of elections. ...
  • PPP's Amin Fahim frontrunner for Pak PM post 22-02-2008 09:45 AM

    London: There were problems aplenty for the Indian team management on the eve of the Oval Test. The pace trio of Ishant Sharma, Praveen Kumar and S Sreesanth needed injections after complaining of pain in their legs. Sreesanth, who is also down with flu, did not bowl at the nets...