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Rajya Sabha polls: BJP trying to topple Rajasthan govt, says CM Ashok Gehlot; complaint filed in state's SOG
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Rajya Sabha polls: BJP trying to topple Rajasthan govt, says CM Ashok Gehlot; complaint filed in state's SOG

Accusing the BJP again of trying to topple his government, Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday said a complaint has been filed with state's Special Operation Group for investigation into the matter

'My ministers not for sale, Congress believes in politics of principles and service,' says Kamal Nath
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'My ministers not for sale, Congress believes in politics of principles and service,' says Kamal Nath

Amid the ongoing political crisis in the state, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath on Friday said that his ministers are not for sale and reiterated that the Congress believes in the politics of principles and service

Madhya Pradesh political drama a result of 'infighting' within Congress, anger towards central leadership, says Kailash Vijayvargiya
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Madhya Pradesh political drama a result of 'infighting' within Congress, anger towards central leadership, says Kailash Vijayvargiya

Senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya on Wednesday denied his party's role in the alleged horse-trading of MLAs supporting the Congress-led Madhya Pradesh government, and said the ongoing political developments are a result of 'infighting' in the ruling party

Maha IPL: Maharashtra govt formation saga brings to light again rampant horse-trading in Indian politics
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Maha IPL: Maharashtra govt formation saga brings to light again rampant horse-trading in Indian politics

The Maharashtra assembly election results were declared on 24 October. At the time of the writing of this column, more than a whole month later, a vote to establish who ought really to form the government is awaited.

Karnataka crisis: JP Nadda rejects horse-trading charge against BJP; says new political culture under Narendra Modi
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Karnataka crisis: JP Nadda rejects horse-trading charge against BJP; says new political culture under Narendra Modi

BJP working President JP Nadda said a new 'political culture' has emerged under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and those who are against the politics of 'vote bank and dynasty' are welcome to the BJP.

Siddaramaiah claims Congress shifting MLAs to escape BJP 'onslaught'; Kumaraswamy says all legislators support Karnataka coalition
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Siddaramaiah claims Congress shifting MLAs to escape BJP 'onslaught'; Kumaraswamy says all legislators support Karnataka coalition

Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Siddaramaiah on Friday said his party was shifting its MLAs to a resort to "escape" from the BJP's "onslaught."

Amid poaching fears, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy claims daily threat to government hampers performance
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Amid poaching fears, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy claims daily threat to government hampers performance

Known for his emotional outburst, Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy Thursday appeared to have been taking a veiled attack at his alliance partner Congress as the latter party struggles to put its house in order.

DK Shivakumar says BJP's Operation Lotus in Karnataka is real; BS Yeddyurappa denies its existence
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DK Shivakumar says BJP's Operation Lotus in Karnataka is real; BS Yeddyurappa denies its existence

While Karnataka Water Resource minister and coalition leader DK Shivakumar said the BJP's Operation Lotus was for real, state BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa has vehemently denied its existence.

Karnataka MLA row: After Yeddyurappa's allegations, HD Kumaraswamy says 'everything is under control', Congress-JD(S) ties 'strong'
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Karnataka MLA row: After Yeddyurappa's allegations, HD Kumaraswamy says 'everything is under control', Congress-JD(S) ties 'strong'

Speaking to reporters, Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy said that the Congress-JD(S) ties were "strong" and the parties would together fight the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Karnataka MLA poaching row: Yeddyurappa says BJP faultless, accuses Kumaraswamy of offering money to MLAs himself
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Karnataka MLA poaching row: Yeddyurappa says BJP faultless, accuses Kumaraswamy of offering money to MLAs himself

In the latest twist to the Karnataka poaching row, BJP state unit chief BS Yeddyurappa has alleged that CM HD Kumaraswamy has been "horse-trading" by offering money and ministerial posts to BJP MLAs.

BJP playing old game of poaching MLAs, says Mamata Banerjee as two legislators quit Congress-JD(S) govt in Karnataka
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BJP playing old game of poaching MLAs, says Mamata Banerjee as two legislators quit Congress-JD(S) govt in Karnataka

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee alleged on Tuesday that in Karnataka, the BJP was playing its old game of poaching legislators of other parties

Horses slam Rahul Gandhi for defaming them by referring to political trafficking as 'horse-trading'
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Horses slam Rahul Gandhi for defaming them by referring to political trafficking as 'horse-trading'

Ever wondered how horses react when humans like Rahul Gandhi refer to political swaps as horse-trading? You're about to find out.

BJP's Karnataka fiasco: Horse-trading allegations provide fresh ammo to reinvigorated Opposition in Kerala bypolls
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BJP's Karnataka fiasco: Horse-trading allegations provide fresh ammo to reinvigorated Opposition in Kerala bypolls

The CPM and the Congress are trying to take maximum mileage from BJP's Karnataka fiasco by widely circulating the audio clips in which BJP leaders were heard offering ministerial position and money to JD(S) and Congress MLAs

Jharkhand Rajya Sabha polls: Congress-JMM front may work, but history of horse-trading, distrust remains a concern
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Jharkhand Rajya Sabha polls: Congress-JMM front may work, but history of horse-trading, distrust remains a concern

In 2014, Congress and JMM had gone separate wasy before the state Assembly Election after they fail to come to an understanding on seat arrangements. The fall has left a void of trust between the two parties

AIADMK slams DMK over 'horse trading' taunt, says Opposition indulged in shameless politics to save govt in 2006-11
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AIADMK slams DMK over 'horse trading' taunt, says Opposition indulged in shameless politics to save govt in 2006-11

Ruling AIADMK on Tuesday hit out at arch rival DMK for its horse trading taunt against the Palaniswamy regime, alleging it was the M Karunanidhi-led party that had indulged in such acts to save its 'minority' government in 2006-11.

Arunachal CM Nabam Tuki resigns: Congress' strategy for political gain?
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Arunachal CM Nabam Tuki resigns: Congress' strategy for political gain?

Hours before the floor test, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Namam Tuki and Pema Khandu has elected as the new Congress Legislature Party leader.

CBI questions Harish Rawat on 'horsetrading' sting video
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CBI questions Harish Rawat on 'horsetrading' sting video

The sting video showed Rawat offering money to rebel Congress legislators to win their support ahead of a 28 March floor test, which never happened.

Rajya Sabha elections: Two extra candidates in the fray, cross-voting remains high probability
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Rajya Sabha elections: Two extra candidates in the fray, cross-voting remains high probability

The spectre of horse-trading on Thursday loomed large over the biennial elections for 11 Rajya Sabha and 13 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council seats as the two extra candidates remained in the fray

Ajmal plans foreign trip for victorious AIUDF candidates to keep horse traders at bay
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Ajmal plans foreign trip for victorious AIUDF candidates to keep horse traders at bay

With the Congress and BJP confronting each other with equal might, Ajmal may emerge as a deciding factor in either party forming a government.

Uttarakhand floor test should decide political battle, not Centre-state legal row
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Uttarakhand floor test should decide political battle, not Centre-state legal row

The result of the Supreme Court-mandated floor test for ousted Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat should decide the political battle between the warring Congress and the BJP, but not the legal row over the constitutional validity of imposition of President’s Rule in the state by the Centre