JD(S) unlikely to support Yediyurappa govt: KC Venugopal
"Karnataka is suffering under the poor governance of chief minister BS Yediyurappa and (due to) corruption. People are disappointed with the government's handling of the flood situation. People are in distress, but the BJP is indulging in immoral politics and destroying democracy," said AICC general secretary in charge of Karnataka affairs KC Venugopal.
Congress leaders hold discussions on supporting Shiv Sena in Maharashtra
Hectic deliberations about the possibility of the Congress participa...
Talks on in right direction: Uddhav after meeting Congress leaders
After a meeting with senior Maharashtra Congress leaders Ashok Chavan, Bal...
Maharashtra Cong leaders meet Uddhav to discuss CMP
Seeking a possible alliance to form the government in Maharashtra, Congress leaders met Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray to discuss modalities of a 'common minimum programme'. President's rule is now imposed in the state following a report sent to the Centre by the governor stating that formation of a stable government was impossible.
Alliance of Cong-NCP-Sena will form govt in Maharashtra: Ahmed Patel
Patel also dismissed allegations that the Congress delayed formation of a prospective alliance government by withholding its consent for such arrangement. He said people of the country and Maharashtra have faith in the principles of democracy. "But that faith was insulted", Patel said without naming the BJP.
Congress didn't delay decision on supporting Shiv Sena: Prithviraj Chavan
Asked if the Congress has agreed to support the Shiv Sena to form the government, he said, "If that wasn't so, we would not have held prolonged discussions in Delhi yesterday." Chavan said the state Congress leaders will meet their NCP counterparts in Mumbai later in the day to discuss the process of government formation.
Sharad Pawar meets PM Modi as moves to form Maharashtra govt gather momentum
In a three-page memorandum, Pawar said in Nashik district crops like soyabean, paddy, finger millet, corns, bajra and vegetables like tomato and onion were at the harvesting stage but incessant and unseasonable rains completely ruined them. He said 44 farmers from Nashik have committed suicide in the face of the crisis in the last 10 months.
After Governor’s invite, Shiv Sena & NCP discuss ministries
According to sources, NCP and Sena are likely to have an arrangement where each of the two parties could either share the chief minister’s post for 2.5 years. Alternatively, a Sena member may become the CM but NCP will have the deputy chief minster’s post and a lion’s share of portfolios such as home and agriculture.
Will Narendra Modi hang himself in Vijay Chowk if Congress wins more than 40 seats: Mallikarjun Kharge
Senior BJP leader and MP Shobha Karandlaje has demanded Kharge's apology, saying that she never expected such low remarks from a senior leader like him.
Unfortunate, says Congress; attempt to democratise cultural spaces: BJP
Congress has termed the removal of partymen Mallikarjun Kharge, Jairam Ramesh and Karan Singh from the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library society ‘unfortunate’. BJP called the move an attempt to ‘democratise cultural spaces’.
Maharashtra tussle:Congress MP writes to Sonia, requests support for Sena
Congress seems to be divided over supporting the Sena which is one of the founding members of the BJP-led NDA. Leaders like AICC general secretary Mallikarjun Kharge, Sushilkumar Shinde, Sanjay Nirupam are against extending support to the Sena. The recent elections in Maharashtra denied the BJP absolute majority desired by the party.
Mallikarjun Kharge calls PAC meeting on Thursday
Though the opposition parties have been raising the Rafale issue in both Houses and forcing adjournments, it is not clear if the matter will come up during the meeting.
Mallikarjun Kharge attacks govt, says budgetary proposals for farmers ‘eyewash’
Kharge asked why the unemployment rate was so high and investment rate low.
Maharashtra govt formation: Rift within Pawar family helped BJP execute its Plan B
Sources said the feud between Ajit Pawar on one side and Sharad Pawar and his daughter and MP Supriya Sule on the other was brewing for the last few months, triggered by disputes over ticket distribution for the Lok Sabha and the assembly elections.
Mallikarjun Kharge urges PM to call meet to appoint new CBI Director
“The govt must come clean by releasing the CVC report, the report of Justice Patnaik and the minutes of the meeting held on Jan 10 so that the public can draw its own conclusions,” Kharge said.
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