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Fearing inquiry into corruption cases, Chandrababu Naidu sent four MPs to BJP, alleges TRS leader Talasani Srinivas Yadav
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Fearing inquiry into corruption cases, Chandrababu Naidu sent four MPs to BJP, alleges TRS leader Talasani Srinivas Yadav

Telangana minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav said Chandra Babu Naidu sent four Rajya Sabha MPs to BJP in a fear that his ill-deeds would come to the fore.

Supreme Court agrees to hear DMK plea seeking disqualification of 10 AIADMK MLAs and Tamil Nadu Dy CM
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Supreme Court agrees to hear DMK plea seeking disqualification of 10 AIADMK MLAs and Tamil Nadu Dy CM

According to the DMK, the action of Panneerselvam and the 10 other MLAs in having voted against the whip came within the ambit of the Tamil Nadu anti-defection law.

Telangana Congress to consult experts to discuss impact of defections; challenges MLAs who switched camp to seek fresh mandate
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Telangana Congress to consult experts to discuss impact of defections; challenges MLAs who switched camp to seek fresh mandate

Days after 12 of its MLAs jumped ship, Congress in Telangana will organise a round-table with constitutional experts to discuss the impact of defections

Ex-Congress MLAs in Telangana who joined TRS slam their former party, say they 'are not sheep or buffaloes to be purchased'
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Ex-Congress MLAs in Telangana who joined TRS slam their former party, say they 'are not sheep or buffaloes to be purchased'

The twelve Congress MLAs in Telangana who recently joined the ruling TRS hit back at the Opposition party's state leadership for its attack on them.

Karnataka Election Result: As Congress-JD(S) MLAs head to Eagleton 'hideout'; a look at growing trend of 'resort politics'
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Karnataka Election Result: As Congress-JD(S) MLAs head to Eagleton 'hideout'; a look at growing trend of 'resort politics'

Recent developments in Karnataka lay credence to a growing trend of party leaders carting their MLAs off to 'guarded' resorts in the face of a floor test.

Gujarat: Nine Cong members of Gandhinagar district panchayat join BJP
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Gujarat: Nine Cong members of Gandhinagar district panchayat join BJP

Nine elected members of Gandhinagar zilla (district) panchayat in Gujarat joined the BJP on Monday.

Syrian defence minister defects, is now in Turkey
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Syrian defence minister defects, is now in Turkey

Former Syrian Defence Minister General Ali Habib, a promiment member of President Bashar al-Assad's Alawite sect, has defected and is now in Turkey, a senior member of the opposition Syrian National Coalition told Reuters on Wednesday.