Better Off Being Allies

The 80-20 rule is also applicable to politics, especially coalition politics.

Better Off Being Allies

The 80-20 rule is also applicable to politics, especially coalition politics.

Friends, foes helped Cong stave off cut motions challenge

The Congress-led coalition
managed to stave off the challenge posed by opposition in cut
motions in the Lok Sabha yesterday thanks to the help from a
number of friends as well as foes.

Voting in cut motions in LS a mistake: JMM

In a damage control exercise
after BJP`s ally JMM supported the government in the cut
motions in Lok Sabha, its MP Hemant Soren on Wednesday claimed that
it happened by "mistake".

BJP `takes note` of Soren`s support to UPA on cut motions

Jharkhand CM Shibu Soren`s sudden support to UPA government on the cut motions in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday set off speculation that there may be new power equations in the state and alter his relation with coalition partner BJP.

PM, Sonia confident of defeating cut motions

PM Manmohan Singh expressed confidence that his government will defeat the cut motions on Finance Bill.

Left working with Oppn parties on bringing cut motions

The Left parties are mulling
various options to move cut motions and an amendment to the
Finance Bill in consultation with other opposition parties to
seek a roll back in the hike in prices of petrol, diesel and
fertilisers.

LS Speaker going into CPI member`s demand for cut motions

Speaker Meira Kumar is going into
a demand by CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta for allowing cut
motions on the Demands for Grants of any Ministry instead of
only those taken up in the House.

No threat from the cut motions, says Govt

Government today said it feared no
threat from the cut motions in the Lok Sabha but appealed to
the opposition to abandon their plans in this regard for
smooth running of Parliament.

No threat from the cut motions, says Govt

Government on Tuesday said it feared no
threat from the cut motions in the Lok Sabha but appealed to
the opposition to abandon their plans in this regard for
smooth running of Parliament.