CONFIDENCE MOTION

  • Twoweekold Harish Rawat government survives notrust vote February 19, 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...
  • Boost to Telangana, SC dismisses 9 pleas challenging Andhra Pradesh bifurcation February 7, 2014

    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 earlier order...
  • 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...
  • AAP wins trust vote after Kejriwal delivers an emotional speech January 2, 2014

    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 through...
  • BJP to contest for Speaker's post, AAP faces floor test January 2, 2014

    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 noconfidence motion against JDU government: Nitish Kumar to BJP December 12, 2013

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday termed friendturnedfoe 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 Kumar...
  • Crisis for UPA as Seemandhra MPs move no confidence motion December 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The rebellion against the UPA government is on the rise as a noconfidence motion was brought in Parliament on Tuesday. Six Seemadhra MPs had on Monday sent a notice to move the noconfidence motion to protest the creation of Telangana. Just a day after Congress's debacle in the Assembly...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 10, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Captain James' wife asks PM to bring him back December 10, 2013

    It has been eight days since the body of her 11yearold 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 noconfidence motion moved by Seemandhra MPS: Mamata December 10, 2013

    New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday ruled out support for the noconfidence 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, also...
  • LS Speaker to read out the noconfidence motion by Seemandhra MPs December 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar is likely to read out the noconfidence motion moved by six Congress MPs from Seemnadhra against UPA government over creating Telangana. The six MPs had on Monday decided to bring a noconfidence motion saying that the Centre is not protecting the interests of Seemandhra...
  • Telangana: Seemandhra MPs send noconfidence notice against UPA December 9, 2013

    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 noconfidence motion against their own party led UPA government at the Centre. These...
  • Jharkhand: Hemant Soren govt wins trust vote July 18, 2013

    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 Sorenled Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM)...
  • Andhra: TDP seeks disqualification of nine of its MLAs March 29, 2013

    Hyderabad: Opposition Telugu Desam Party on Thursday night submitted petitions to Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Nadendla Manohar seeking disqualification of nine of its MLAs for defying the party line. It sought disqualification of MLAs Amarnath Reddy, Praveen Kumar Reddy, Y Balanagi Reddy, Kodali Srivenkateswara Rao, Chinnam Ramakotaiah, Taneti Vanitha, Sairaj, K...
  • Mulayam holds the ace as UPA-II's fate hangs in balance March 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The UPA-II regime continues to be on life support as it is now completely dependent on outside support after the DMK pulled out. The UPA-II, after DMK's withdrawal, is now banking upon the man who has always helped the government survive in crisis, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh...
  • 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...
  • AP Cong survives no-confidence motion on Telangana March 16, 2013

    Hyderabad: The Congress government in Andhra Pradesh on Friday won a no-confidence motion moved by TRS and supported by YSR Congress and other opposition parties. Capping a day-long acrimonious debate in the Assembly that went on till small hours of Saturday, the motion was defeated by 84 votes in a...
  • Andhra Speaker admits no-trust motion by TRS, YSRCP March 15, 2013

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker N Manohar on Friday admitted the notices for no-confidence motion given by Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and Jagan Mohan Reddy-led YSR Congress against the Congress-led state government. Having found the notices in order, the Speaker took a head count on the motion moved by TRS...
  • I'll fight by sticking to my ideology: Mamata November 24, 2012

    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 by...
  • Respite for UPA as Mamata's noconfidence motion rejected November 22, 2012

    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 November 22, 2012

    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 November 22, 2012

    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 noconfidence motion fails in Lok Sabha November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: An attempt by former UPA ally the Trinamool Congress to bring a noconfidence 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 noconfidence motion: Sudip Bandhyopadhyay November 22, 2012

    Trinamool Congress leader Sudip Bandhyopadhyay said the party will not reconsider its demand for a noconfidence 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 noconfidence motion on Thursday November 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress, a former ally of UPA, will move a noconfidence 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. ...
  • JD(U) may not back Mamata's noconfidence motion November 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress supreme and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's plans for a noconfidence 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 November 20, 2012

    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 noconfidence motion against the government. "There...
  • Mamata does not have the numbers for the trust vote: Congress November 20, 2012

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