BJP Trying To Break Legislators Using Money And Power, Says Mayawati
Thursday, July 11, 2019, 7:43 PM
BSP-president Mayawati has charged the BJP with attempting to dislodge governments in states ruled by opposition parties and called for strict-laws to end the membership of those indulging in defection. Her remarks come in the backdrop of hectic political activity in Karnataka and Goa. Sixteen-legislators of the ruling Congress-JD(S) coalition have resigned in Karnataka and 10 Congress-legislators have joined the ruling BJP in Goa.
Goa Congress Rebels "Came To Us For Development": BJP Rejects Allegations
Thursday, July 11, 2019, 7:39 PM
Ten-out of 15 Congress-lawmakers split from the party and joined the BJP, are in Delhi to meet BJP chief Amit-Shah. "All the MLAs have come to us for the sake of development. They have come on their own for development of their constituencies and state... They came willingly and so gave let them in. They have given unconditional support to BJP-government," Sawant told NDTV.
Issue White Paper On Goa Finances: Congress To BJP-Led State Government
Monday, June 10, 2019, 8:36 AM
The Goa Congress Sunday demanded a white paper on the coastal state's financial condition against the backdrop of the BJP-led government deciding to sell bonds worth Rs.100-crore. Goa Congress president Girish Chodankar said the decision by the Pramod Sawant government showed that the state's financial condition was poor. Goa Congress president Girish Chodankar pointed out that Goa already had a debt of Rs.16,000-crore.