Coalition government

Senior Manipur Minister quits, CM N Biren Singh in Delhi

The month-old BJP-led coalition government in Manipur was rocked with senior Minister L. Jayentakumar - in charge of Health and three other important portfolios - tendering his resignation in protest against "uncalled for interference" by Chief Minister N. Biren Singh.

Apr 15, 2017, 13:51 PM IST
Manipur CM meets Rajnath Singh, Kiren Rijiju; apprise them of prevailing situation in state

Manipur CM meets Rajnath Singh, Kiren Rijiju; apprise them of prevailing situation in state

Newly-elected Chief Minister of Manipur N Biren Singh on Tuesday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju and apprised them about the prevailing security situation in the northeastern state.

Mar 28, 2017, 22:04 PM IST

Morocco's PM Saadeddine El Othmani forms coalition government

Morocco`s Prime Minister Saadeddine El Othmani said here on Saturday that he had agreed to form a coalition government with five other parties.

Mar 26, 2017, 10:09 AM IST

Spanish parliament votes down Socialist bid to form govt

It is the first time that a candidate for prime minister has lost both confidence votes since Spain returned to democracy following the death of longtime dictator General Francisco Franco in 1975.

Mar 05, 2016, 06:24 AM IST

Turkey`s election board proposes November 1 for snap polls

Turkey`s higher election board proposed November 1 as a possible date for early elections, after efforts to form a coalition government following inconclusive June 7 polls has so far failed, the state-run Anatolia news agency reported on Thursday. 

Aug 20, 2015, 21:20 PM IST

J&K likely to get BJP-PDP coalition government soon: Nirmal Singh

Jammu and Kashmir is likely to have a BJP-PDP coalition government soon as the two parties are believed to have firmed up a "carefully drafted" Common Minimum Programme (CMP) touching all controversial issues like Article 370 and AFSPA.

Feb 20, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

BJP, Shiv Sena revive hopes of coalition govt in Maharashtra

After days of stand-off, Shiv Sena and BJP today struck a conciliatory note following last night's talks between their leaders in Delhi, reviving hopes of a saffron coalition government in Maharashtra.

Oct 22, 2014, 20:51 PM IST

Afghan presidential candidate rules out coalition deal

Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani ruled out a coalition government with his rival Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday, quashing hopes for a power-sharing deal to defuse tensions that have threatened to split Afghanistan along ethnic lines.

Jul 06, 2014, 02:21 AM IST

Language-split Belgium teeters back into crisis

Belgium risked plunging into a fresh political crisis on Wednesday after attempts to form a coalition government collapsed amid allegations Flemish nationalists were not committed to keeping the country together.

Jun 25, 2014, 16:56 PM IST

Are JD-U, RJD running coalition govt in Bihar, asks BJP

BJP on Friday asked its former ally JD(U) whether it was running a coalition government with RJD in Bihar saying it did not have the requisite numbers to remain in power.

Jun 21, 2014, 00:45 AM IST

Regional aspirations act as deterrent in coalition govt: Congress

After heading two successive coalitions, Congress conceded that diverse needs of country through regional aspirations sometime act as "deterrents" in a coalition Government.

Feb 06, 2014, 23:27 PM IST

Merkel`s CDU, SPD move closer to form new coalition govt

German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Opposition Social Democrats (SPD) have agreed to hold a third round of talks on Thursday as the two parties moved closer to form a new coalition government.

Oct 15, 2013, 14:13 PM IST

India Inc sees coalition government at the centre in 2014

With less than a year left for the general elections, India Inc feels that no single party will be able to muster enough seats to form government at the centre and hopes that it would be a stable coalition in 2014.

Aug 04, 2013, 15:05 PM IST

Berlusconi lays out price of preserving Italian government

Italy`s center right must push through justice reform or withdraw from the coalition government, Silvio Berlusconi told his People of Freedom party on Friday after his conviction for tax fraud was upheld by the supreme court.

Aug 03, 2013, 09:36 AM IST

Greece coalition partner pulls out ministers

Greece`s coalition govt lost its smallest partner after an emergency talks failed to break a deadlock caused by the dramatic closure of state broadcaster ERT.

Jun 21, 2013, 19:02 PM IST

Two injured in shooting as new Italy government sworn in

Two people were wounded Sunday during a shooting outside Italian government offices while the country`s new ministers were being sworn in, Italian media said.

Apr 28, 2013, 15:49 PM IST

Enrico Letta formally sworn in as Italian PM

Italy prepared to swear in a new coalition government Sunday, bringing fresh hope to a country mired in recession after months of a bitter post-election deadlock watched closely by European partners.

Apr 28, 2013, 11:13 AM IST

Future belongs to coalition governments: Mulayam Singh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said the era of one-party rule was over and the future belongs to coalition governments.

Mar 24, 2013, 20:54 PM IST

Impossible to eradicate corruption in coalition govt: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said it is impossible to eradicate corruption in a coalition government.

Nov 17, 2012, 15:15 PM IST

Greece coalition government likely on Wednesday

As talks for formation of new ‘coalition’ government in Greece enter into second day, leaders are hopeful for formation of a new government.

Jun 19, 2012, 23:44 PM IST