Trust Vote

  • Two weeks in office, Rawat government survives no-trust vote 18-02-2014 09:44 PM

    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...
  • 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...
  • Voting on trust vote in Delhi Assembly today 02-01-2014 03:23 PM

    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...
  • Live: Arvind Kejriwal wins trust vote after an emotional speech 02-01-2014 01:30 PM

    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 traffic...
  • People will lose faith if Congress withdraws support from AAP: Anna 02-01-2014 12:42 PM

    Anti-corruption 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 01-01-2014 09:05 AM

    New Delhi: The newly-appointed 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...
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  • Nitish attacks Modi, says the Gujarat CM blows his own trumpet 19-06-2013 02:59 PM

    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...
  • Live: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) wins vote of confidence in Bihar Assembly 19-06-2013 12:22 PM

    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...
  • Bihar CM Nitish set to win trust vote as Congress lends a helping hand 19-06-2013 11:20 AM

    Patna: Days after the BJP-JD(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 19-06-2013 10:20 AM

    Patna: Adding more speculation to the growing Congress-JD(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...
  • 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. ...
  • Would back even CPM if it introduces trust motion: Mamata 20-11-2012 01:26 PM

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that she would not hesitate from backing even arch-rival CPM if it introduced the no-confidence motion in Parliament. "We have no ego issues. Even if the CPI(M) moves a no-confidence motion, we will support it. This is why we...
  • Unity among Opposition key to trust motion: JDU 20-11-2012 11:45 AM

    Janata Dal (United) spokesperson Shivanand Tiwari has said that the no-confidence motion would work only if the Opposition was unified. ...
  • Trust vote: BJP, AIADMK to meet today 20-11-2012 07:21 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the AIADMK are expected to meet on Tuesday to decide on their strategy over the no-confidence motion being sought by Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee in Parliament against the government over price rise and FDI in multi-brand retail. The winter session...
  • MPs should have contacted police: Somnath 06-09-2011 05:09 PM

    New Delhi: Reacting to the arrests of Rajya Sabha MP and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh and former BJP MPs Faggan Singh Kulaste and Mahavir Singh Bhagora in the cash-for-votes scam, the then Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee said, "What happened on July 23 was bad and serious. It's...
  • Cash-for-vote scam: SC raps Delhi Police 15-07-2011 02:30 PM

    New Delhi: The "callous" approach of Delhi Police in probing the 2008 'cash-for-vote scam' came under severe criticism on Friday from the Supreme Court which asked it why no custodial interrogation has been conducted in the case so far. "We are not happy at all with probe done by the...
  • Yeddyurappa seeks to nix revolt with trust vote 02-06-2011 10:23 AM

    Bangalore: In a politically smart move aimed at preempting the possible revolt against his leadership from any quarters should a situation arise in future, Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa has decided to seek trust vote on the floor of the Assembly on Thursday. "We would like to demonstrate to the Opposition...
  • Diplomatic cables mostly accurate: Mulford 18-03-2011 08:28 PM

    Karan Thapar: Hello and welcome to a very special edition of the Last Word. The Hindu's WikiLeaks exposes have created a furore. The opposition claims this is proof of American arm-twisting and Congress corruption in politics. The government dismisses the cables as unverified and subjective. So today we ask where...
  • K'taka HC split on rebel MLAs' disqualification 18-10-2010 08:18 AM

    Bangalore: The BJP government of Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa is safe for the moment after the state High Court remained split on the disqualification of 11 BJP MLAs by Speaker K G Bopaiah. The issue will now be heard by a third judge on October 20. On the...
  • K'taka CM slams Oppn for trying to destabilise govt 14-10-2010 04:49 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Thursday accused the opposition Congress-JDS combine of attempting to destablise his government and said he had created "history of sorts" by winning the trust vote for a second time in a gap of three days. "I thank all those who supported my...
  • Yeddyurappa govt wins second trust vote in K'taka 14-10-2010 07:49 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa survived a second trial of strength in the state Assembly on Thursday, but the validity of the win will depend on the High Court's decision on the disqualification of 16 rebel MLAs on October 18. Facing the second trust vote in four days,...
  • K'taka: no relief to rebels in Oct 14 trust vote 13-10-2010 05:17 PM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday gave the go-ahead for Thursday’s trust vote in the state Assembly but turned down a fresh plea by disqualified Independent MLAs wanting to take part in the floor test. The HC said proceedings of the Assembly regarding the confidence vote was subject to...
  • K'taka drama: Did the Speaker get it right? 11-10-2010 10:07 PM

    New Delhi: So was the speaker constitutionally correct in disqualifying the rebel MLA's - especially the independents? The verdict on the matter will soon be given by the Karnataka High Court. But constitutional experts seem to be divided on the legalities of the controversial political decision. Did Karnataka Assembly Speaker...
  • K'taka drama: Cong to wait for legal decision 11-10-2010 09:16 PM

    New Delhi: Following the chaos in the Karnataka Assembly over the trust vote for the BJP government and the consequent recommendation of President’s Rule by Governor HR Bhardwaj in the state, the Congress Core Committee met to discuss the situation. Sources say that Home Minister P. Chidambaram has briefed the...