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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in August.(AFP file)

Canada’s Justin Trudeau govt survives confidence vote

Hindustan Times, Toronto | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 11:40 AM IST
In the House of Commons, 177 voted in favour of the Throne Speech, the policy programme of the government presented by the Governor General when the session commenced. That was 25 more than the 152 MPs who voted against the Liberal Party government.
Over the past week, no actor involved in the Karnataka crisis has observed restraint. And there has also been an unwillingness to let formal processes -- the confidence vote, in this case -- take its own course. This has meant dangerously stepping out of constitutional boundaries(PTI)
Over the past week, no actor involved in the Karnataka crisis has observed restraint. And there has also been an unwillingness to let formal processes -- the confidence vote, in this case -- take its own course. This has meant dangerously stepping out of constitutional boundaries(PTI)

The lessons from the Karnataka imbroglio

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2019 07:59 AM IST
It suggests a breakdown of institutions and an erosion of constitutional morality.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement following winning a confidence vote, after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal, outside 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, January 16, 2019.(REUTERS)
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement following winning a confidence vote, after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal, outside 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, January 16, 2019.(REUTERS)

British PM May wins confidence vote, calls on MPs to work together to deliver Brexit

Hindustan Times | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2019 02:46 PM IST
The prime minister said she believes it was her duty to deliver on the British people’s instruction to leave the European Union.
A national election is the worst thing Britain could do now and would mean delaying Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday.(Bloomberg Photo)
A national election is the worst thing Britain could do now and would mean delaying Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday.(Bloomberg Photo)

Holding an election is the worst thing Britain could do now, says PM Theresa May

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2019 09:11 PM IST
UK PM Theresa May said she was confident the government would win the vote, which was called by opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn after May’s proposed Brexit deal was rejected by a large majority on Tuesday.
British lawmakers will on Wednesday vote on whether they have confidence in the government, after Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal suffered a heavy defeat in parliament.(Bloomberg Photo)
British lawmakers will on Wednesday vote on whether they have confidence in the government, after Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal suffered a heavy defeat in parliament.(Bloomberg Photo)

Brexit: How will the confidence vote in UK PM Theresa May’s government work?

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2019 08:20 PM IST
British lawmakers will on Wednesday vote on whether they have confidence in the government, after Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal suffered a heavy defeat in parliament.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May(Reuters file photo)
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May(Reuters file photo)

Explainer: How will the leadership challenge to PM May work?

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2018 05:05 PM IST
Lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party triggered a confidence vote in her leadership over Britain’s planned divorce from the European.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is considering dropping an attempt to dissolve parliament, sources close to the president said.(HT File Photo)
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is considering dropping an attempt to dissolve parliament, sources close to the president said.(HT File Photo)

Sri Lanka president weighs backing down in crisis over parliament: Reports

Colombo | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2018 11:08 AM IST
The country has been in a crisis since Sirisena replaced Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe with Mahinda Rajapaksa last month, and then issued an order dissolving parliament and called for a general election.
UK prime minister Theresa May comes to Brussels on Wednesday to fine tune the terms of the Brexit divorce.(HT File Photo)
UK prime minister Theresa May comes to Brussels on Wednesday to fine tune the terms of the Brexit divorce.(HT File Photo)

Days from summit, UK prime minister Theresa May takes Brexit battle to Brussels

Brussels | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2018 09:33 AM IST
Neither side has much wiggle room left to polish the withdrawal treaty nor the political declaration on future relations that goes alongside it, but May must show that she has left nothing on the table if she is to convince British MPs to ratify the deal.
The BJD’s move is a classic reflection of Naveen Patnaik’s political style. He is a ferocious, even if understated political warrior back home in the state.(Arabinda Mahapatra/ HT Photo)
The BJD’s move is a classic reflection of Naveen Patnaik’s political style. He is a ferocious, even if understated political warrior back home in the state.(Arabinda Mahapatra/ HT Photo)

BJD walks out ahead of no-confidence motion in blow to opposition

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prashant Jha
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2018 12:00 PM IST
Bhartuhari Mahtab, BJD leader in the Lok Sabha said neither the ten years of the UPA nor the four years of the NDA government benefited Odisha, and since this debate was not relevant for the state and its people, they saw little point in participating in it.
Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy with former chief minister and Congress leader Siddaramaiah during the swearing-in ceremony of JD(S)-Congress coalition government, in Bengaluru, on May 23.(PTI Photo)
Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy with former chief minister and Congress leader Siddaramaiah during the swearing-in ceremony of JD(S)-Congress coalition government, in Bengaluru, on May 23.(PTI Photo)

Congress-JD(S) MLAs holed up in hotels a day before Karnataka trust vote

Press Trust of India, Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 11:37 PM IST
The Congress has lodged its MLAs at the Hilton Embassy Golflinks at Domlur, while their JD(S) counterparts are staying at Prestige Golfshire Resort off Devanahallion the outskirts of Bengaluru city.
Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the budget session of Parliament, in New Delhi on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)
Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the budget session of Parliament, in New Delhi on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)

Parliament disruptions drown no-confidence motion again

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jatin Gandhi
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 10:25 AM IST
There are only six sittings remaining in the current session.
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