The Karnataka assembly has been witnessing seemingly heavy turbulence with members of the ruling Congress-JD(S) coalition ‘disappearing’ before the session.In a recent development, the Congress has called for a Legislative Party meeting, summoning all MLAs on February 8 at 9 am.A Congress Legislative Party (CLP) meeting was called earlier too on January 18 this year where four defiant MLAs didn’t turn up. These four MLAs – Ramesh Jarkiholi, Mahesh Kumtalli, Umesh Jadhav, and Nagendra – remained absent on the first day of the Karnataka Assembly session. Besides, three other Congress MLAs didn’t show up, leading the total number of absentees to seven.Close In order to curtail the absenteeism, the Grand Old Party issued a whip on February 5 making it mandatory for its 80 legislators to attend the assembly sessions. related news CBI carries out searches at 13 locations in Rs 568.52 crore bank fraud 200 recommendations of Swaminathan report … [Read more...] about Explained | Karnataka Assembly: A whirlwind of defecting MLAs and a looming trust vote
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Over 61 per cent voter turnout was recorded on December 12 at the end of third-phase elections, in which 17 assembly seats of Jharkhand went to polls, officials said.Amid tight security, 61.19 per cent of 56,18,267 voters exercised their franchise in the 17 seats across eight districts, they said.Police said the polling, which began at 7 am, passed off peacefully.Close While polling at Ranchi, Hatia, Kanke, Barkatha and Ramgarh seats ended at 5 pm, voting in rest of the constituencies ended at 3 pm, Election Commission officials said. related news Gold gains Rs 138 to Rs 37,930 per 10 gram, silver gains Rs 430 to Rs 43,730 per kg Domestic air passenger traffic rises close to 4% in November The voters comprised 26,80,205 women and 86 third gender persons.The fate of 309 candidates, including 32 women nominees, was sealed in the EVMs at the polling.The five-phase assembly elections to the 81-member House began on November 30 and will end on December 20.Jharkhand Chief … [Read more...] about 61.19% voter turnout in third phase of Jharkhand polls
February 1 is fast approaching and all eyes are on the upcoming budget.Since it is the year of the Lok Sabha polls the government will present an Interim Budget.Will it have sops to appease the middle class and farmers? What could be the big announcements and whether there are indications of a divergence from normal convention of a vote on account this time?Close Are you happy with your current monthly income? Do you know you can double it without working extra hours or asking for a raise? Rahul Shah, one of the India's leading expert on wealth building, has created a strategy which makes it possible... in just a short few years. You can know his secrets in his FREE video series airing between 12th to 17th December. You can reserve your free seat here. … [Read more...] about [email protected] | What to expect from the upcoming Interim Budget?
The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), a party founded by former deputy prime minister Devi Lal, split in 2018 after a bitter power struggle between his two grandsons – Ajay and Abhay Chautala, the two sons of party president Om Prakash Chautala.The feud saw Ajay Chautala and his sons Dushyant and Digvijay being expelled from the Haryana-based party by senior Chautala, who threw his weight behind the younger son Abhay. The trigger for the split was when the supporters of the young Chautalas hooted at their uncle Abhay at a rally in Gohana in October 2018.Dushyant Chautala, who is the MP from Hisar, launched Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) in December 2018. The 30-year-old's supporters are now projecting him as the next chief minister.Close The split in the party came at a time when it was gearing to come back to power after a 14-year hiatus. The development is likely to hit the party’s chances. related news In Pics | Jharkhand Assembly Election Phase 3: Old and young … [Read more...] about Haryana Assembly Election: How the split in INLD will bolster BJP in the Jat-dominated state
In a blistering attack on the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the party had always avoided taking decisions on matters of national interest.Addressing a poll rally here, Modi asserted that he never cared about vote-bank politics, but have always believed in working for the welfare of people."The Congress had deliberately kept the Ram Janmabhoomi dispute hanging for decades. Matters of national interest are secondary for them.Close "They had also kept the issue of Jharkhand's creation pending for five decades. It was the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led government that created Jharkhand," he asserted.Are you happy with your current monthly income? Do you know you can double it without working extra hours or asking for a raise? Rahul Shah, one of the India's leading expert on wealth building, has created a strategy which makes it possible... in just a short few years. You can know his secrets in his FREE video series airing between 12th to 17th December. You can reserve … [Read more...] about Jharkhand Assembly Election: Congress always avoided taking tough decisions, says PM Modi