New Delhi, Mar 12: In Madhya Pradesh the Congress faces a similar problem that it did in Karnataka last year. 22 MLAs of the Congress have resigned and the government under Kamal Nath faces a severe crisis.
A lot would depend now on the role of the Speaker, who is likely to reject the resignations on technical ground. One of the main ground would be that all the resignations are identically worded and have not been submitted in person.
New Delhi, Dec 26: 54 per cent of the new Jharkhand legislative assembly have candidates with criminal background. Out of the 81 MLAs analysed in 2019, 44(54%) MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves.
Out of 81 MLAs analysed during Jharkhand Assembly elections in 2014, 55(68%) MLAs had declared criminal cases against themselves says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.
New Delhi, Dec 26: Out of the 81 MLAs analysed, 56 (69%) are crorepatis. Out of 81 MLAs analysed during Jharkhand 2014 assembly elections, 41 (51%) MLAs were crorepatis says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.
New Delhi, Nov 28: Out of the 260 candidates analysed, 67 have pending criminal cases against them in Jharkhand. 44(17 per cent) have declared serious criminal cases against themselves says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.
New Delhi, Nov 23: Putting to rest speculation that the NCP may have split in Maharashtra, a senior leader of the BJP said that the entire NCP is backing them.
The BJP leader who did not wish to be identified told OneIndia that all the MLAs from the NCP are supporting the party. I am not aware of what the others in the NCP are saying, but all 54 MLAs from the party are backing the government, he further added.
New Delhi, Nov 22: Out of 189 candidates analyzed, 44 (23 per cent) candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves in Jharkhand.
26 (14 per cent) have declared serious criminal cases against themselves says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.
New Delhi, Nov 21: With some clarity emerging regarding the formation of a government in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena is likely to pack of its MLAs to Rajasthan in a bid to avoid poaching.
The Shiv Sena has called for an important meeting on Friday, in which it had instructed its MLAs to carry with them their Aadhaar cards and change of clothes. The MLAs would meet with party chief, Udhav Thackeray and final touches to the formation of the government would be given.
New Delhi, Sep 25: The Supreme Court has said that there is no bar on lawmakers practising in courts during their tenure as legislators.
Bengaluru, Sep 24: There is dissidence in the Karnataka Congress and the rocky road for the coalition government in Karnataka continues. With allegations and counter allegations of poaching, there is something really hilarious that is taking place in the state.
New Delhi, June 29: Among the southern states which have gone for elections in the past five years, it has been found that MLAs had found most on vehicles used for campaigning. A report by the Association for Democratic Reforms has analysed the election expenditure and vote share of 907 out of 922 MLAs from southern states such as Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and a Union Territory Puducherry. Analysis of Election Expenditure of Karnataka has not been included since the data was not available at the time of making this report.