Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicFloor test

Topic: Floor test

One more Congress MLA resigns ahead of Puducherry govt’s floor test on Monday

Following K. Lakshminarayanan's resignation, the second this week, the Congress' strength further slipped to 13, while the opposition has 14 MLAs in the 33-member House.

What the Supreme Court said as it upheld MP Governor Lalji Tandon’s floor test order

SC relied on a 1994 verdict as it endorsed the MP Governor's order to Kamal Nath government to hold a floor test. Read the full judgment here.

BJP’s Jyotiraditya Scindia hails MP CM Kamal Nath’s resignation as people’s victory

Jyotiraditya Scindia says he belives that politics should be a medium of serving people and Kamal Nath's govt digressed from that path.

Kamal Nath resigns as Madhya Pradesh chief minister ahead of floor test

Kamal Nath’s resignation clears the deck for return of BJP govt to Madhya Pradesh, likely to be once again headed by Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

Kamal Nath & Congress to explore legal options, BJP jubilant after SC order on floor test

CM Kamal Nath is set to hold a meeting with Congress MLAs while the BJP also considers legal options ahead of the floor test, which is to be held by 5pm Friday.

SC rules MP floor test: Ends political uncertainty or encourages culture of defections?

The Supreme Court has ordered a floor test in Madhya Pradesh assembly on 20 March and has directed to videograph and conclude the proceeding by 5pm.

Horse-trading vs bear market, and Gabbar wants to return Thakur’s hands

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint

Supreme Court seeks Kamal Nath govt’s response on plea seeking floor test in Madhya Pradesh

Former CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, with nine others, moved court after Speaker N P Prajapati adjourned the house till 26 March citing coronavirus as the reason.

MP assembly trust vote deferred: Will it save Kamal Nath govt or delay the inevitable?

Madhya Pradesh governor has written to CM Kamal Nath, asking him to conduct the floor test Tuesday, after the latter got the assembly adjourned till 26 March.

Kamal Nath says ‘all is well’ as Congress looks to escape floor test in MP

It was a busy Sunday for both the Congress and the BJP as the governor called for a floor test Monday amid mass defections from the ruling party.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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