JD(U) recognised as main opposition party in Bihar
JD(U) recognised as main opposition party in Bihar

A day ahead of Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's floor test in the assembly Friday, Speaker Uday Narain Choudhary Thursday notified JD-U leader Vijay Kumar Chaudhary as leader of opposition, replacing Nand Kishore Yadav of the BJP which will support Manjhi during the confidence vote.

Jitan Ram Manjhi Cabinet clears 23 items

Even as the stage is set for the trust vote tomorrow in Bihar, the Jitan Ram Manjhi Cabinet on Thursday met for the second consecutive day and cleared a slew of proposals, including the one for it to seek a floor test in the Assembly tomorrow.

Confidence vote: Bihar BJP MLAs may support Jitan Ram Manjhi on February 20
Confidence vote: Bihar BJP MLAs may support Jitan Ram Manjhi on February 20

Bihar BJP MLAs may support Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi when he will be seeking vote of confidence in the Assembly on February 20, as per reports on Monday.

Confidence vote looms after French government forces through reforms

France`s government on Tuesday forced a key package of economic reforms through parliament in a rare move that sparked a confidence motion which could in theory bring it down.

Greek PM easily wins confidence vote, EU showdown looms

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras comfortably won a confidence vote on his plan to cancel a deeply unpopular bailout programme and challenge European leaders as both sides prepare for a showdown at meetings in Brussels this week.

Vietnam Prime Minister boosted by confidence vote

Vietnam's premier received a boost on Saturday when a majority of lawmakers in the one-party state voted for him in the communist country's second annual confidence vote, a turnaround from his poor showing last year.

Mumbai: Shiv Sena protests against BJP in Mulund

A day after Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis won a confidence vote in the Maharashtra Assembly, Shiv Sena led a protest against BJP saying that the party cheated the people of Maharashtra.

Libya Cabinet wins confidence vote in Parliament

The proposed cabinet of Libyan premier Ahmed Miitig Sunday won a vote of confidence in the General National Congress, or interim parliament, a lawmaker said.

Arvind Kejriwal to face crucial confidence vote tomorrow

Arvind Kejriwal will face a crucial vote of confidence tomorrow in the Delhi Assembly which he may sail through with the backing of the Congress MLAs, notwithstanding reports of uncertainty surrounding the minority government.

Italian PM Enrico Letta wins confidence votes, vows reforms

Italy`s Prime Minister Enrico Letta won a confidence vote in the Senate on Wednesday, confirming his government`s majority after promising sweeping reforms and urging lawmakers to back him or risk chaos.

Vietnam`s top leaders face first confidence vote

Vietnam`s leaders face a first-ever confidence vote in the communist-controlled parliament on Monday as the authoritarian regime seeks to defuse growing public anger over a lack of accountability and corruption.

Maldives to have secret ballot for confidence vote

Maldivian parliament Sunday opted to hold a secret ballot on the motion of no-confidence against President Mohamed Waheed, sources said.

New Greek government wins confidence vote

Greece`s new coalition government led by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has won a vote of confidence in parliament.

Uttarakhand BJP MLAs summoned to Delhi

Fearing poaching by ruling
Congress ahead of the confidence vote in Uttarakhand, the
BJP has summoned all its 31 MLAs in the state to New Delhi.

Will Pak PM Gilani survive confidence vote?

Yousuf Raza Gilani must be keeping his fingers crossed after being served contempt of court notice by the Pak SC.

Italy govt wins confidence vote on austerity plan

Italian Premier Mario Monti easily won
a vote of confidence in the Senate on Friday.

Belgium government wins confidence vote

Belgium`s new government won a
parliamentary confidence vote on Saturday.

New Greek coalition wins confidence vote

Papademos` coalition won support from the vast majority of deputies in both main parties and the right-wing party.

Greek Premier struggles to end political deadlock

Greece`s Prime Minister struggled on Saturday to form a temporary coalition government in the near-bankrupt country.

Greek PM faces knife-edge survival vote

Greek PM`s plan for a referendum on a bailout - supposed to save both Greece, the eurozone from disaster - backfired disastrously.