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Uttarakhand Crisis: President’s rule to continue, no floor test on 29th April

New Delhi: The President’s rule will continue in Uttarakhand and the April 29 floor test in the Assembly ordered by the High Court will not take place as the Supreme Court today extended its stay on the quashing of the Central rule. Hearing the Centre’s appeal against the Uttarakhand High Court judgement revoking President’s rule, the apex court framed seven tough questions and even gave liberty to the Attorney General to include other questions the government would like to be addressed. The bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and Shiva KirtiRead More

Moga case: Congress to move adjournment motion in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: The Moga molestation case is set to rock Parliament on Tuesday with Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh set to move an adjournment motion to discuss the law and order situation in Punjab. The party wants suspension of Question Hour to take up the issue immediately, sources said. The decision of the former Punjab Chief Minister to move adjournment motion in Lok Sabha comes days after a teenaged girl was killed in Moga after being thrown off a moving bus by her molesters. Singh, whoRead More

Mamata dares Centre to impose President’s rule

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today launched a blistering attack against the Modi government, accusing it of “selective vendetta” against her and the party and dared the Centre to impose President’s rule and arrest her. Amake jail-e pathak, dekhe nebo (Let them send me to jail, I will see to it. I will see how big a jail is there,” Banerjee said addressing a party meeting here attended by MPs, ministers and MLAs. Daring the Centre to impose President’s rule in the state, she said, “I challenge themRead More

President’s rule imposed in Maharashtra

New Delhi: President’s rule was imposed on Sunday in poll-bound Maharashtra after Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned following the break-up of 15-year-old Congress-NCP alliance in the state. The brief Cabinet meeting on Saturday was chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh in the absence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is away in US. With NCP withdrawing support to the government, Chavan had resigned on Friday. His resignation was accepted by Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao on Saturday. Since assembly elections in Maharashtra are scheduled on October 15, the Governor, in hisRead More