Bumps ahead for Merkel after ally loses shock vote
The shock result heralded a week of uncertainty for the coalition, with next Friday a key date as the SPD is to vote on whether to stay in government when it meets for its annual congress. Merkel, in power for 14 years, has said she would step down when her term ends in 2021.
BJP says can’t form government, sends ‘best wishes’ to Shiv Sena
The development came after BJP held two rounds of marathon meetings of its s...
The 'silent heart attacks' which killed BJP-Sena bid for power
The BJP, led by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, managed to form a minority g...
ET View: Respect people’s mandate in Maharashtra
It is not in the interest of the nation or the state for such political uncertainty in the state that houses India’s commercial and financial capital. Both parties should respect the will of the people, which is for a BJP-Shiv Sena alliance to form the government. They should show flexibility and accommodation in sharing office and deliver responsible govt.
Will form government only with Shiv Sena: Mungantiwar
“The alliance of BJP and Sena has been in power for the last five years and has returned to power. It has been given a clear mandate. There has been a long delay in forming the government. We had a detailed discussion with the governor on the political situation and raised legal issues with him.
CBC says Justin Trudeau will have a minority government in Canada
CBC projects Trudeau's Liberals won't win the majority of seats in Parliament and will have to rely on another party to pass legislation. Trudeau reasserted liberalism in 2015 after almost 10 years of Conservative Party government in Canada.
MP government can fall in 24 hours if our no 1, 2 order: BJP leader
Chouhan said hiring private aircraft became necessary as he rushed to the spot whenever there was a natural calamity or any other kind of emergency, unlike his successor.
2 Independent Karnataka MLAs seek to withdraw SC plea for 'forthwith' floor test
The Congress-JD(S) coalition government on Tuesday lost the trust vote after a three-week-long power struggle.
Kamal Nath in trouble after murder accused saunters into Assembly
Govind Singh Thakur was seen sauntering in the Assembly premises though there is an arrest warrant against him for the past four months.
Trust Vote: Congress resolves to fight BJP till the end
“The voting is unlikely to happen on Thursday. The members may want to debate on the motion and we don’t want to curtail anybody’s right to speak on the floor of the assembly. "
SC to pronounce order Wednesday on plea by Karnataka rebel MLAs
The bench said it would pronounce the order first thing in the morning at 10.30 am when it convenes on Wednesday.
This fund manager says ‘profit’ just an accounting entry! This is what matters
One must not look at profit figures in isolation, as they are nothing but accounting entries.
No plans to accord minority status to linguistic minorities: Government tells LS
Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi stated this in a written reply.
Shiv Sena-NCP-Cong’s ‘We are 162 MLAs’ parade
Addressing the MLAs, Sharad Pawar said: “Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will decide on the date for the vote of confidence. The governor will have no option but to call you. Unlike Manipur or Goa, this is Maharashtra. We won’t allow anything wrong to happen. We say what is right and what is wrong. We have the capacity to teach you a lesson.”
Sena-NCP-Congress plea in SC seeks quashing of Guv's decision to swear-in Fadnavis as CM; hearing on Sunday
The three parties on Saturday night also sought a direction to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to invite them to form government under the leadership of Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, saying they have the support of more than 144 MLAs. The petitioners alleged that the governor has acted in a "partisan manner".
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