Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, former DMDK leader Panruti S Ramachandran today joined the ruling AIADMK in the presence of party General Secretary and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.
Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) sailed through another test in the state legislature today, when its MS Dhir was elected Speaker of the Delhi Assembly.
Political parties need to address issues concerning ordinary people instead of constantly debating about the next prime minister, Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday.
After winning the trust vote with Congress' support yesterday, Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party may get its own Speaker in the Delhi Assembly today, though it does not have the numbers on its own.
The Bharatiya Janata Party's Harsh Vardhan, a genial, much-respected medical doctor from east Delhi has been a BJP legislator for the last 20 years. The Congress' Arvinder Singh Lovely for 15.
In his speech in the Delhi Assembly yesterday, Arvind Kejriwal, the 45-year-old chief minister of Delhi, deftly displayed the political vocabulary that powered his outsized victory in the recent elections.
Before the trust vote, in a short speech to close the debate on it, Mr Kejriwal said the aam aadmi or common man wants honest politics.
Arvind Kejriwal, chief minister of Delhi, has won a crucial trust vote in the state legislature, demonstrating that he has the support of 38 of Delhi's 70 legislators, a clear majority.
Arvind Kejriwal, chief minister of Delhi, today won a trust vote in the Delhi Assembly that he has the numbers to continue to govern Delhi.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today demonstrated on the floor of the state legislature that he has the support of 38 of Delhi's 70 MLAs, a clear majority.
Before Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took his trust vote today, the BJP presented a lengthy critique of his six-day-old government.
The Congress has asked Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party not to rush with important decisions, assuring the rookie party that there is "no danger" to its government in Delhi "till you keep taking decisions that benefit the people."
Arvind Kejriwal, chief minister of Delhi, will today have to prove in the state legislature that his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has the numbers to continue to govern Delhi.
Arvind Kejriwal's unconventional way of doing things continues to rattle seasoned politicians, who are clearly unable to appreciate or keep pace with the wiry 45-year-old Delhi chief minister in a hurry to fix things.
Arvind Kejriwal, chief minister of Delhi, will today seek a confidence vote to prove that his Aam Aadmi Party has the numbers to continue to govern Delhi. AAP minister Manish Sisodia will move the motion seeking the trust of the House at 2 pm and Mr Kejriwal will make a speech. Voting is expected at about 5 pm.