Confidence Motion

  • Two-week-old Harish Rawat government survives no-trust vote 19-02-2014 08:08 AM

    The fledgling Harish Rawat government in Uttarakhand on Tuesday survived the opposition sponsored no-trust motion as it was defeated on the floor of the House. After holding a marathon six-hour debate on the no-confidence motion moved by the leader of Opposition Ajay Bhatt, Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal put it to...
  • Boost to Telangana, SC dismisses 9 pleas challenging Andhra Pradesh bifurcation 07-02-2014 02:23 PM

    New Delhi: In a big boost to the Telangana statehood issue, the Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed nine petitions challenging the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. A bench comprising justices HL Dattu and SA Bobde declined to pass any direction to the Centre on the petitions. The bench referred to its...
  • AAP clears round one with ease 02-01-2014 10:25 PM

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led 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 02-01-2014 08:13 PM

    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 20-point agenda 02-01-2014 07:57 PM

    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...
  • AAP wins trust vote after Kejriwal delivers an emotional speech 02-01-2014 06:55 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal easily won the confidence motion in Delhi Assembly on Thursday with the support of the Congress, Janata Dal United and an Independents MLAs after delivering a stirring and emotional speech on the problems plaguing the city state. The Aam Aadmi Party government sailed...
  • BJP to contest for Speaker's post, AAP faces floor test 02-01-2014 10:54 AM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Janakpuri Jagdish Mukhi will file contest for the post of Delhi Assembly Speaker. Mukhi filed his nomination for the post on Thursday even as the BJP issued whip to its MLAs for the vote of confidence motion to be brought by the...
  • Bring no-confidence motion against JDU government: Nitish Kumar to BJP 12-12-2013 10:14 AM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday termed friend-turned-foe BJP as a "nakli (fake) opposition" and said the real opposition was the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). "In fact the mandate for the Bharatiya Janata Party was not to sit in the opposition. People gave that mandate to the RJD," Nitish...
  • Crisis for UPA as Seemandhra MPs move no confidence motion 11-12-2013 12:20 AM

    New Delhi: The rebellion against the UPA government is on the rise as a no-confidence motion was brought in Parliament on Tuesday. Six Seemadhra MPs had on Monday sent a notice to move the no-confidence motion to protest the creation of Telangana. Just a day after Congress's debacle in the...
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  • News 360: Captain James' wife asks PM to bring him back 10-12-2013 09:21 PM

    It has been eight days since the body of her 11-year-old son has been kept in the morgue in the hope that her husband Captain Sunil James gets back to see him for one last time and perform his last rites. ...
  • Will not support no-confidence motion moved by Seemandhra MPS: Mamata 10-12-2013 07:25 PM

    New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday ruled out support for the no-confidence motion moved by Congress MPs from Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh. Seemandhra MPs, who have moved the motion against the UPA government on the issue of bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh,...
  • LS Speaker to read out the no-confidence motion by Seemandhra MPs 10-12-2013 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar is likely to read out the no-confidence motion moved by six Congress MPs from Seemnadhra against UPA government over creating Telangana. The six MPs had on Monday decided to bring a no-confidence motion saying that the Centre is not protecting the interests of...
  • Telangana: Seemandhra MPs send no-confidence notice against UPA 09-12-2013 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress, which is yet to recover from a near total decimation in the assembly polls, has suffered another setback on Monday. In a shocking development, 6 Congress MPs from Seemandhra region have issued a no-confidence motion against their own party led UPA government at the Centre. These...
  • Jharkhand: Hemant Soren govt wins trust vote 18-07-2013 01:11 PM

    Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren won the vote on confidence motion in the state Assembly on Thursday. The Soren government got 43 votes in its favour while 37 MLAs voted against the motion after a heated debate in a special Assembly session on Thursday. The Soren-led Jharkhand Mukti Morcha...
  • I'll fight by sticking to my ideology: Mamata 24-11-2012 12:31 AM

    Kolkata: Facing renewed attack from the Left for her failed bid to table a no confidence motion against the UPA government, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Friday said she would stick to her ideology and work for the people, disregarding criticism. "I will fight it out. I will fight...
  • Respite for UPA as Mamata's no-confidence motion rejected 22-11-2012 10:33 PM

    The UPA government has now called for an all party meeting to break the logjam in Parliament. ...
  • FDI in retail: Who stands where in Parliament 22-11-2012 06:57 PM

    The war over FDI in retail reached Parliament giving a stormy start to the Winter Session on Thursday. ...
  • Winter Session Day 1: Ruckus over FDI, SC/ST quota; Parl defunct 22-11-2012 03:39 PM

    New Delhi: The war over FDI in retail reached Parliament giving a stormy start to the Winter Session on Thursday. The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day, after being adjourned thrice in the day, following a ruckus over FDI. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left Front are...
  • TMC bid to bring no-confidence motion fails in Lok Sabha 22-11-2012 02:04 PM

    New Delhi: An attempt by former UPA ally the Trinamool Congress to bring a no-confidence motion against the government over FDI in retail failed on Thursday in the Lok Sabha for want of requisite numbers. Mamata Banerjee's party moved the motion as soon as Parliament met for the Winter Session...
  • No looking back on no-confidence motion: Sudip Bandhyopadhyay 22-11-2012 11:58 AM

    Trinamool Congress leader Sudip Bandhyopadhyay said the party will not reconsider its demand for a no-confidence motion. "We had not spoken to the BJP or any leader. Mamata Banerjee spoke to Gurudas Dasgupta because he had extended support," he said. ...
  • TMC to move no-confidence motion on Thursday 21-11-2012 09:38 PM

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress, a former ally of UPA, will move a no-confidence motion against the UPA government on Wednesday when Parliament meets for the winter session. Party sources said the motion would be tabled just before the sitting on the first day of the session of the House. Party...
  • JD(U) may not back Mamata's no-confidence motion 20-11-2012 03:44 PM

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress supreme and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's plans for a no-confidence motion against the UPA government on FDI and other issues appeared to be running out of steam with clear indications from opposition JD(U) that it is not inclined to the idea. NDA convener and...
  • We have not been approached over trust vote: AIADMK 20-11-2012 03:07 PM

    New Delhi: In a setback to Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's efforts to topple the government through a trust vote, the AIADMK has made it clear that while it will vote against FDI in Parliament, no one has so far sought its support for the no-confidence motion against the government....
  • Mamata does not have the numbers for the trust vote: Congress 20-11-2012 02:28 PM

    Congress leader Jagdambika Pal has said that no party has openly given its support to TMC chief Mamata Banerjee who is seeking a no-confidence motion against the government over FDI in retail. ...