Horse Trading

  • Horse trading case: JMM MLA Sita Soren surrenders in court 25-02-2014 12:54 PM

    Ruling JMM MLA Sita Soren, the daughter-in-law of former Chief Minister Shibu Soren, on Tuesday surrendered to a local court in Ranchi in a case of horse trading registered by CBI after Election Commission of India rescinded the original notification for the 2012 Rajya Sabha polls for Jharkhand. Sita Soren...
  • Nitish, Bihar Assembly Speaker behind RJD MLAs' revolt: Lalu Prasad 25-02-2014 10:16 AM

    Patna: A day after some of his MLAs announced they were resigning from his party, RJD chief Lalu Prasad has hit out at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who he claims is poaching his MLAs in collusion with the Bihar Assembly Speaker. "Nitish Kumar ek number ka ghatiya insaan hai. Dorey...
  • RJD fire-fights rebellion in Bihar, calls for headcount of MLAs 25-02-2014 08:04 AM

    Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad could well do without moments of anxiety such as these. Just hours after 13 of his 22 MLAs said they were splitting from the party, six of them later turned up at his doorstep reiterating their allegiance. They said the reports were false and that...
  • Finance Minister Rajendra Prasad presents 2014-15 state Budget amid din 21-02-2014 05:05 PM

    Jharkhand Finance Minister Rajendra Prasad Singh on Friday presented a budget of Rs 50,387.70 crore for FY 2014-15. The non-plan expenditure is estimated at Rs 23,632.73 crore and the plan expenditure at Rs 26,754.97 crore. The Minister, however, projected a fiscal deficit of Rs 4,913.70 crore, an estimated 2.30 per...
  • Absconding JMM MLA Sita Soren's anticipatory bail plea rejected 20-02-2014 10:14 PM

    Jharkhand High Court on Thursdayrejected the anticipatory bail plea of ruling JMM MLA SitaSoren, who is facing warrants from a lower court in connectionwith a case of horse trading during Rajya Sabha polls in 2012and asked her to surrender to the lower court within a week. Dismissing her petition, Justice...
  • Horse trading case: Charges framed against industrialists RK Agarwal, Pawan Dhoot 15-02-2014 11:13 PM

    A special CBI court has framed charges against industrialists RK Agarwal and Pawan Dhoot and independent candidates in the rescinded 2012 Rajya Sabha polls, and one Sunil Maheswari. The three were accused in the 'horse trading' case lodged by the CBI after cancellation of the 2012 Rajya Sabha elections for...
  • 2012 RS horse trading case: Court gives nod to attach JMM MLA's property 02-02-2014 12:21 PM

    A CBI court on Saturday granted the investigating agency permission to attach the property of JMM MLA Sita Soren in connection with the 2012 horse trading case. Court of RK Choudhary directed the attachment of property of Sita Soren as well as her father BN Majhi. Sita is the sister-in-law...
  • CBI court's nod to attach JMM MLA Sita Soren's property in RS horse trading case 01-02-2014 10:37 PM

    A CBI court on Saturday granted the investigating agency permission to attach the property of JMM MLA Sita Soren in connection with the 2012 horse trading case. Court of R K Choudhary directed the attachment of property of Sita Soren as well as her father BN Majhi. Sita is the...
  • 2012 RS horse trading case: Court rejects RK Agarwal's bail plea 26-01-2014 07:50 AM

    A special CBI court on Saturday rejected the bail petition of industrialist R K Agarwal, an accused in the 'horse trading' case lodged by the CBI after cancellation of the 2012 Rajya Sabha elections for two seats in Jharkhand. The court of R K Choudhary, which reserved judgement on the...
  • 2012 horse trading case: HC revokes stay order on JMM MLA Sita Soren 25-01-2014 07:52 AM

    Jharkhand High Court on Friday revoked its stay order on JMM MLA Sita Soren in connection with the 2012 horse trading case lodged following cash seizure on the polling day of Rajya Sabha elections. The bench of Justice R R Prasad revoked the stay order it had given after Soren...
  • Jharkhand: HC extends stay on Dhoot's arrest till May 8 01-05-2013 10:10 PM

    Ranchi: Jharkhand High Court on Wednesday extended till May 8 the stay order given against the arrest of industrialist Pawan Kumar Dhoot, who as an independent candidate is accused in the horse trading issue during 2012 Rajya Sabha polls. After hearing petitions of Dhoot and another industrialist Sunil Maheswari, the...
  • Orissa Govt to probe RS horse-trading tapes 17-06-2011 04:28 PM

    Bhuvaneshwar: More heads might roll over the alleged horsetrading in the last Rajya Sabha elections in Orissa. After suspending MLA Shibaji Majhi, the Congress is expected to take action against another MLA Gregory Minz - who abstained from voting despite the party whip. The role of another congress MLA -...
  • Orissa horse-trading row: Cong MLA suspended 15-06-2011 09:22 AM

    New Delhi: Orissa has been hit by a political storm with two audio tapes allegedly exposing horse-trading during last year's Rajya Sabha elections coming to light. CNN-IBN has a copy of the tape that shows how two ministers and one senior MP of the ruling Biju Janta Dal (BJD) bribed...
  • Tape exposes open sale of BJP MLAs in K'taka 09-10-2010 08:34 PM

    Bangalore: Just 36 hours before the do-or-die trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly, horse trading is on in full swing. On Saturday, the BJP released an audio tape of how JDS's H D Kumaraswamy was allegedly heard offering a cabinet berth to a BJP MLA if he defected to his...