Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicFloor test

Topic: Floor test

‘No run-outs this time’: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar wins floor test with deputy Tejashwi Yadav

Kumar manoeuvred his way out of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA coalition two weeks ago and revived his old alliance with Lalu Prasad Yadav’s RJD.

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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