Trust vote

Nitish Kumar wins floor test in Bihar; Modi-led NDA goes strong in 18 Indian states

Nitish Kumar wins floor test in Bihar; Modi-led NDA goes strong in 18 Indian states

Sailing through the trust vote with 131 votes, Nitish Kumar is back being the 'king' of the Bihar. 

Jul 28, 2017, 14:37 PM IST

Nitish Kumar wins floor test in Bihar Assembly, gets 131 votes in favour - Here's is how it happened

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday comfortably won the floor test in the Bihar Assembly. At least 131 MLAs voted in favour of the confidence motion put forward by the Bihar CM, while 108 MLAs voted against it. The floor tests proceedings began on a stormy note with Tejashwi Yadav of RJD leading the charge against Nitish Kumar and blaming him for dumping the 'Grand Alliance' for political gain.

Jul 28, 2017, 13:17 PM IST
Nitish Kumar's floor test in Bihar Assembly tomorrow: A quick look at party-wise position

Nitish Kumar's floor test in Bihar Assembly tomorrow: A quick look at party-wise position

Nitish Kumar, who once again took oath of office as the Chief Minister of Bihar, will undergo a floor test in the state assembly on Friday

Jul 27, 2017, 14:56 PM IST
Tamil Nadu power tussle: MK Stalin-led DMK begins hunger strike against CM Palaniswami's trust vote

Tamil Nadu power tussle: MK Stalin-led DMK begins hunger strike against CM Palaniswami's trust vote

DMK Working President MK Stalin along with party leaders on Wednesday began their day-long hunger strike protest in Tiruchi against the forcible eviction of party MLAs from Tamil Nadu assembly during the trust vote on February 18. 

Feb 22, 2017, 09:48 AM IST

Meghalaya speaker confident of winning 'trust vote'

Ahead of the Meghalaya assembly taking up a 'no confidence' motion against him on Wednesday, Speaker Abu Taher Mondal on Tuesday exuded confidence that the members would continue to support him.

Mar 25, 2015, 00:07 AM IST
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to seek trust vote on Wednesday, appears mere formality

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to seek trust vote on Wednesday, appears mere formality

With the JD(U)-RJD-Congress alliance doing well in Bihar, winning Wednesday's confidence vote seems to be a mere formality for the Nitish Kumar government.

Mar 10, 2015, 18:58 PM IST
BJP smells JD(U)-RJD discord in Bihar CM Nitish Kumar trust vote delay

BJP smells JD(U)-RJD discord in Bihar CM Nitish Kumar trust vote delay

BJP on Monday claimed that all is not well between JD(U) and RJD and that is the reason behind new Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar taking 'so much time' to face confidence vote.

Feb 23, 2015, 19:45 PM IST
Bihar CM Manjhi denies seeking BJP support, says won't recommend President's Rule

Bihar CM Manjhi denies seeking BJP support, says won't recommend President's Rule

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday denied that he is in the capital to meet BJP leaders amid a simmering political crisis back home.

Feb 16, 2015, 11:22 AM IST

Bihar Assembly Speaker calls meeting for arrangements during trust vote

Bihar Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary on Saturday called a meeting of leaders of all political parties on Monday to discuss arrangements for the February-20 confidence vote.

Feb 14, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

Controversy erupts over chief whip before confidence vote in Bihar

Before the February 20 confidence vote in Bihar, a controversy has arisen with Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi appointing his loyalist as the chief whip while the incumbent Shrawan Kumar claiming it to be illegal and asserting that he continues to occupy the position.

Feb 13, 2015, 16:06 PM IST

Trust vote: Congress mulling legal route against Fadnavis govt

Congress is now mulling on the legal action against the Devendra Fadnavis government whom it has accused of winning the trust vote in Legislative Assembly last week by "circumventing" the rules.

Nov 19, 2014, 21:07 PM IST

Bombay HC to hear two PILs on trust vote in Maha Assembly on Nov 28

The Bombay High Court on Monday fixed the hearing on two public interest litigations challenging the trust vote won by the BJP government led by Devendra Fadnavis in Maharashtra legislative assembly on November 28.

Nov 17, 2014, 18:26 PM IST

PIL urges HC to quash trust vote won by BJP in Maharashtra Assembly

A public interest litigation filed in the Bombay High Court on Friday has sought quashing of the trust vote won by the BJP government in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly two day ago.

Nov 14, 2014, 20:17 PM IST

Congress questions legitimacy of BJP govt led by CM Fadnavis

The Congress party on Wednesday questioned the legitimacy of the BJP government led by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis minutes after it won the vote of confidence in the Maharashtra Legislative As

Nov 12, 2014, 18:51 PM IST
Devendra Fadnavis government wins trust vote in Maharashtra Assembly amid high drama

Devendra Fadnavis government wins trust vote in Maharashtra Assembly amid high drama

Mumbai: The Congress party on Wednesday questioned the legitimacy of the BJP government led by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis minutes after it won the vote of confidence in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly despite strong opposition from its estranged former ally Shiv Sena.

Nov 12, 2014, 13:51 PM IST
Maharashtra Assembly trust vote: As it happened

Maharashtra Assembly trust vote: As it happened

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday won the vote of confidence in the state Legislative Assembly by a voice vote.

Nov 12, 2014, 04:18 AM IST

Maharashtra politics: NCP agrees to support trust vote, says report

Ahead of the crucial trust vote of the first BJP government in Maharashtra, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), which had earlier decided to abstain, has now agreed to support the vote of confidence motion, reports said on Sunday.

Nov 02, 2014, 14:28 PM IST

NCP to abstain if BJP seeks trust vote in Maharashtra: Pawar

The NCP in Maharashtra will abstain from voting in Legislative Assembly if a minority government headed by the BJP seeks trust vote.

Oct 27, 2014, 11:34 AM IST

Jitan Ram Manjhi wins trust vote in Bihar

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Friday won the trust vote in the assembly.

May 23, 2014, 17:44 PM IST

Bihar trust vote debate: Nitish Kumar raises secular pitch

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday hit out at his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi.

Jun 19, 2013, 14:28 PM IST