The fissures in the state Congress leadership came to the fore when Pilot and 18 other MLAs rebelled against the Gehlot government in July.
Published on Aug 02, 2020 02:22 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
The life of Ranjit Bajaj, owner of Punjab FC, who ignited a mini-revolution in Indian football during his journey from ‘Gangster Bajaj’ to ‘Reformed Ranjit’
Updated on Dec 01, 2019 08:51 AM IST
Updated on Oct 05, 2019 11:28 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent, Mandi
Ahead of Tuesday’s trust vote in the Karnataka assembly, Congress’ chief trouble shooter, D K Shivakumar warned the opposition BJP that rebel MLAs who dumped the grand old party could ditch them too.
Updated on Jul 23, 2019 05:30 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
Experts said the ruling weakens the provisions of the anti-defection law and that this could have ramifications far beyond the ongoing political controversy in Karnataka.
Updated on Jul 18, 2019 12:14 AM IST
Hindustan Times, NEW DELHI/BENGALURU | By HT Correspondents
State housing minister and Hoskote MLA, MTB Nagaraj, said senior Congress leaders, including former chief minister Siddaramiah and Karnataka Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao, had met him and asked him to withdraw his resignation.
Updated on Jul 14, 2019 12:30 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Bengaluru, New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
In Madhya Pradesh, a senior state Congress leader said on condition of anonymity that the party was looking at appointments to government-run boards and corporations and expansion of the council of ministers to avert any possible crisis.
Published on May 27, 2019 11:22 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
The MHA official termed this a “dangerous trend” and said it could derail peace talks between the Naga groups and the Indian government.
Updated on Apr 06, 2019 08:15 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
BJP leaders say that the seat allocation could be finalised in a couple of days, almost the same time frame that GA is also talking about.
Published on Mar 17, 2019 03:04 AM IST
Patna | By Arun Kumar
In sudden twists and turns, the Congress also decided to crack the whip and initiate action against four rebel MLAs under the Anti- Defection law after the legislature party meeting here just before the session commenced its sitting.
Updated on Feb 08, 2019 05:38 PM IST
Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
Former chief minister and Congress legislature party (CLP) chief Siddaramaiah issued notices to rebel MLAs Ramesh Jarkiholi and Mahesh Kumathahalli asking them to explain their absence from the CLP meeting called on Friday.
Published on Jan 19, 2019 10:54 PM IST
Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
Rajasthan assembly election results 2018: ‘Gehlot is people’s leader:’ Rebels approach Congress with CM request
Manju Meghwal, Laxman Meena, Vinod Kumar Lilawat, Shanti Dhariwal, Manju Panwar, Ameen Kagzi and rebels Ramkesh Meena, Kanti Lal Meena and Babulal Nagar were among those who went to meet Gehlot in the Civil Lines area of the Rajasthan capital.
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 05:56 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Jaykishan Sharma
Tuesday’s emphatic victory where Zoramthanga’s party won 26 of the total 40 seats in Mizoram is one positive swing, which the 74-year old would cherish.
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 12:40 PM IST
Sasikala, who took over the AIADMK’s reins after former chief minister Jayalalithaa’s death in 2016, was sacked from the party six months after she was convicted of corruption and jailed for four years in February 2017. In December 2017, Dhinakaran, as an independent candidate, successfully contested the assembly by-election necessitated by Jayalalithaa’s death.
Published on Dec 11, 2018 12:17 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chennai | By HT Correspondent
A Rajasthan Congress leader said on condition anonymity that the senior leaders were getting in touch with the rebels and pacifying them. Around 15 of them have promised to withdraw their nominations on Thursday, he said.
Updated on Nov 22, 2018 02:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
Updated on Oct 14, 2018 08:07 PM IST
London | By Press Trust of India
Today’s violence was between the military and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army, or TNLA, one of several insurgent groups fighting for more autonomy in the north.
Updated on May 12, 2018 10:47 PM IST
Press Trust of India | By AFP