A number of MLAs have switched sides over the last three months - the defections majorly affecting prime opposition party Indian National Lok Dal resulting in its leader Abhay Chautala losing the post of LoP. The Indian Express explains the uncertainty and reasons that led to this situation in the Vidhan Sabha
When the issue was raised by the CAG in January 2014, there were only 12 IAS officers who had been promoted to the post of additional chief secretary (ACS) from principal secretary against the sanctioned strength of three.
The Haryana Cabinet on Tuesday unanimously passed the Jat Reservation Bill in the Vidhan Sabha. The bill proposes to include Jats and five other castes in backward classes by bifurcation. On Monday, the Haryana Cabinet gave its nod to a bill providing reservation in government jobs and educational institutions to Jats and four other castes. […]