Main Menu

Monday, July 29th, 2019


‘Law & Order Slipping out of Hands’: Priyanka Gandhi Slams Yogi Govt over Fatal Assault on Ex-Army Officer

priyanka gandhi 2

Taking to Twitter, Vadra said the Yogi Adityanath-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government was busy hiding incidents, even as crime was being committed unabated in Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow: Hours after a retired Army officer Amanullah was beaten to death inside his house in Amethi, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government for the failing law and order in the state. Taking to Twitter, Vadra said the Yogi Adityanath-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government was busy hiding incidents, even as crime was being committed unabated. TheRead More

Rebel JD(S) MLA Dubs Speaker’s Disqualification Move ‘Against Law’, Says He’ll Approach SC Tomorrow

KR Ramesh Kumar 1

The disqualifications came a day ahead of Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa seeking the trust vote in the assembly to prove his majority. Bengaluru: Rebel JD(S) MLA A H Vishwanath, who was disqualified by the Karnataka Speaker on Sunday, said the decision was “against the law” and he and other aggrieved legislators would approach the Supreme Court for redressal on Monday. “The disqualification is against the law…just under a whip served on them, you cannot force the legislators to come to the House,” Vishwanath was quoted as saying by news agency PTI.Read More

Day After Disqualification of Rebel Cong-JD(S) MLAs, Yediyurappa Set for Today’s Floor Test With an Advantage

bs yeddyurappa 770x433

Yediyurappa is apparently confident of winning it with the expectation that the rebel Congress and JDS MLAs may abstain as they did on two weeks ago, giving him the edge. Bengaluru: Karnataka BJP stalwart BS Yediyurappa, who was sworn in as chief minister of the state for a fourth time last week, will move a motion of confidence in the Assembly on Monday to prove his majority. Yediyurappa took oath as the CM in a twist to the protracted high voltage political drama in the state with a big challenge toRead More

POLITICS4-MIN READ Karnataka Speaker’s Disqualification Decision Runs Counter to Bombay HC Order, is Fraught With Legal Dangers

PTI7 11 2019 000219B 1

The Bombay HC’s latest judgment in the Goa Assembly case held that disqualification under Tenth Schedule cannot debar a legislator to go back to people and get re-elected during the term of the present Assembly. New Delhi: Karnataka Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar’s decision to disqualify the 17 dissident Congress-JDS MLAs till the expiry of the present Assembly’s term is fraught with legal dangers and is vulnerable to be challenged before a constitutional court. His decision to oust the MLAs till 2023, primarily, runs counter to the Bombay High Court’s latest judgmentRead More

At least 50 MLAs of Cong, NCP in Touch with BJP, Says Maharashtra Minister After Pawar’s Poaching Charge

Girish Mahajan 1

The minister also defended the raids conducted by Income Tax sleuths on NCP leader and former minister Hasan Mushrif, saying the action was legal and not out of any political vengeance. Mumbai: Senior BJP leader and Maharashtra Water Resources Minister, Girish Mahajan, on Sunday claimed that at least 50 MLAs of the Congress and the NCP are in touch with the ruling party to switch over ahead of the assembly elections, due later this year. Mahajan’s comments came against the backdrop of a string of leaders from Sharad Pawar-led NCP desertingRead More