Coalition Government News
Karnataka MLAs disqualification case: SC judge MM Shantanagoudar recuses himself from hearing pleas of 17 lawmakers
Supreme Court judge MM Shantanagoudar on Tuesday recused himself from hearing petitions filed by 17 disqualified MLAs of Karnataka challenging the decision of the then Speaker to disqualify them from the Assembly.
Narendra Modi heading for the biggest repeat mandate in 48 years, Indira Gandhi did it last in 1971
On Friday, Narendra Modi expressed confidence that his government would return to power with a full majority on 23 May.
Narendra Modi says coalitions are 'unstable', but does a majority government ensure better governance?
With the Lok Sabha polls upon the Narendra Modi government and the anxiety of a mahagathbandhan on the horizon, the PM has said coalition governments are unstable, prompting the question if a majority government is indeed more stable than a coalition one.
Congress-JD(S) coalition on edge as two Independent MLAs withdraw support from Karnataka govt; Siddaramaiah slams 'disgraceful' BJP
In Karnataka, MLAs H Nagesh and R Shankar withdrew their support claiming "disappointment" and "lack of clarity" in the coalition government. Nagesh said, "There is no understanding between the coalition partners of this government; there is a mismatch in their actions. There is no respect and recognition for MLAs.
Rupee seen facing more punishment weighed down by political uncertainty, but no new record low: Report
The rupee’s path this year will largely be determined by the results of national elections in May, oil price moves and the Reserve Bank of India’s policy.
Karnataka BJP accuses HD Kumaraswamy of sedition, seeks action against CM's 'rise in revolt' comment
Terming Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy's remark as a "call for anarchy," the BJP staged a protest near the Mysore Bank Circle holding placards and raising slogans against former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda and his sons.
BJP MLA B Sriramulu demands separate statehood for north Karnataka; accuses CM of being partial, ignoring region
Organisations like Uttara Karnataka Horata Samiti and Uttara Karnataka Vikasa Vedike has also accused the state government of ignoring the region's interests. "
Congress-JD(S) govt will complete term at any 'cost and compromise', says Karnataka deputy CM G Parameshwara
"We want to give a good administration to Karnataka. We want Karnataka to grow further and become a role model in the country. That was our intention behind forming this coalition government," said Parameshwara
Karnataka Congress asks party spokespersons to defend HD Kumaraswamy as 'emotional person'
"We have been told to defend the chief minister as well as the government because he is now our partner in the government. We cannot leave certain matters to the JD(S)spokesperson to deal with," a Congress spokesperson told PTI.
Arun Jaitley should rather look into BJP's 'unholy alliances' with incompatible allies, says Dinesh Gundu Rao after FM targets Congress-JD(S) coalition
KPCC President Dinesh Gundu Rao on Monday said that Union Minister Minister Arun Jaitley should look into BJP's efforts to strike 'unholy alliances' with incompatible allies before calling the Congress-JDS alliance in Karnataka as 'opportunist.'
'When coalition CM makes God his referee, trouble's gone beyond repair': MJ Akbar calls JD(S)-Congress alliance in Karnataka a poison
Days after Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy broke down expressing his anguish over the Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition government in the state, BJP leader and Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar wrote an editorial hitting out at the Congress, calling the alliance in Karnataka 'a poison'.
Congress asks Karnataka HD Kumaraswamy to be courageous after he expresses anguish as chief minister
Kumaraswamy said he was “not happy about being the chief minister” and that the post was “not a bed of roses”
'Is Karnataka a preview of what Congress and the Federal Front promise for the future?' asks Arun Jaitley in his blog post
Arun Jaitley writes on Congress' coalition politics amid HD Kumaraswamy's cries of bearing the pain of a coalition government in Karnataka
Congress asks Goa governor Mridula Sinha to follow Karnataka example, invite it to form government
The Congress in Goa on Thursday demanded that Governor Mridula Sinha follow the footsteps of her Karnataka counterpart Vajubhai Vala and invite the Congress, which emerged as the single largest party after the 2017 Assembly elections, to form the government in the coastal state.
Nitish Kumar's resignation as dramatic as his joining hands with Lalu Prasad Yadav in 2015
An electrical engineer-turned politician, Nitish Kumar gave a shock to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday in circumstances as dramatic as in 2015 when he surprisingly joined hands with his arch rival to become the chief minister of Bihar for a fifth term.
BJP's pre-election wish haunts party as Mehbooba Mufti delays formation of 'beti ki sarkar' in Kashmir
On Sunday, a day after the Chillai Kalan (period of harsh cold) ended in the Valley, People's Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti showed no signs of warming up to the BJP or forming the government.
Will she, won't she? Here's what Mehbooba's uneasy silence over Kashmir's coalition govt means
Since then, the future of the BJP-PDP alliance has been under a cloud with Mehbooba Mufti maintaining an uneasy silence over the fate of the coalition government.
J&K: BJP-PDP iron out difference, to announce coalition govt next week
Formation of BJP-PDP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir will be announced next week as the two parties have "ironed out" differences on the contentious issues of AFSPA and Article 370 and are giving "finishing touches" to the Common Minimum Programme.
Maharashtra government will be led by us, says BJP
BJP rejected the possibility of giving CM's post to Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, saying "government will be led by us".
Raj Thackeray tops online popularity as Chavan, Fadnavis trail behind: Google
As the state gets ready for a four-cornered electoral test, MNS chief Raj Thackeray has emerged as the most popular politician online, according to a study.