Operation Lotus

Whiff of ‘mini Op Lotus’ in Madhya Pradesh ahead of Rahul Gandhi’s yatra

Most of them are loyalists of Jyotiraditya Scindia who fear getting dropped by BJP, besides a few from Mahakoshal, who have been close to Kamal Nath for years.

published on : 16th November 2022

Operation Lotus in Telangana: Thushar Vellappally rubbishes allegations

KCR had alleged about the BJP’s attempts to poach TRS MLAs by offering money.

published on : 5th November 2022

Ahead of Munugode bypoll, KCR curiously calm as noise rises over Operation Farmhouse

Except for rumours swirling around Pragathi Bhavan about who is going in for ‘marathon meetings’, nothing much has come straight from the TRS supremo

published on : 29th October 2022

Telangana MLA poaching row: Accused BJP member's leaked audio clip goes viral

Reacting to the audio tape, TRS leader and Energy Minister G Jagadish Reddy said: "We will expose the BJP before the people. The downfall of BJP will start with the results of the Munugode bypoll."

published on : 28th October 2022

'Can TRS govt be brought down with just four MLAs?': Union Minister Kishan denies poaching claims

"Can the TRS government be brought down just by having only four of their MLAs join BJP? Do these four MLAs enjoy any support from the people of their constituencies?" asked the Union Minister.

published on : 27th October 2022

AAP-BJP engage in war of words after Sisodia’s CBI grilling

“I challenge Manish Sisodia to face a narco or a lie detector test to find out the truth or take back his allegations against the CBI and apologise by 5pm,” Mishra said.

published on : 19th October 2022

AAP accuses Governor of working at behest of BJP to implement 'Operation Lotus' in Punjab

He also pointed out that the Lieutenant Governor Delhi is preventing AAP from working in Delhi and in Punjab, BJP has assigned this job to Punjab Governor.

published on : 24th September 2022

Punjab: AAP legislators take out march against cancellation of special Assembly session

The protesting MLAs sat down where they were stopped and started shouting slogans against Congress and BJP. 

published on : 22nd September 2022

'Answer the questions': AAP hits back after BJP's 'megalomaniac' jibe at Arvind Kejriwal 

He alleged the BJP has "poached" 285 MLAs of other parties and toppled governments in different states under 'Operation Lotus' so far.

published on : 18th September 2022

'BJP continuing with Operation Lotus to break AAP': Sisodia on Amanatullah Khan's arrest

Khan, Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Okhla, was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Branch on Friday in connection with alleged irregularities in the Delhi Waqf Board recruitment.

published on : 17th September 2022

AAP to hold first national conclave of its elected representatives, discuss 'Operation Lotus'

Besides, the national conclave will also hold "an extensive discussion" on the AAP's national expansion plan and strengthening of the party's base across the country.

published on : 15th September 2022

'Our 10 MLAs were approached in Punjab': Kejriwal once again raises 'Operation Lotus' allegations against BJP

The ruling AAP in Punjab on Tuesday accused the BJP of offering Rs 20-25 crore each to its MLAs in an attempt to topple the Bhagwant Mann government in the state.

published on : 14th September 2022

'Operation Lotus' row: Amid clash with Delhi LG, AAP to meet President Murmu on September 7

The AAP legislators on Wednesday lodged a complaint with the CBI demanding a probe against BJP's 'Operation Lotus' under which the saffron party allegedly 'destabilized and toppled' governments.

published on : 2nd September 2022

AAP seeks time to apprise President Murmu on ‘poaching’ issue 

This comes a day after the CBI ‘accepted’ a complaint against the BJP’s alleged ‘Operation Lotus’.

published on : 2nd September 2022

Operation Lotus failed, says CM Kejriwal as govt wins confidence vote

The motion, tabled by the CM, was passed with 58 votes cast in support, while no member voted against it

published on : 2nd September 2022

AAP MLAs seek time from President Murmu, to apprise about 'Operation Lotus' 

A 10-member delegation of the AAP MLAs including Atishi went to meet CBI Director to demand a probe into BJP's alleged attempts to topple other parties' governments in the state.

published on : 1st September 2022

Delhi Assembly passes confidence motion tabled by Arvind Kejriwal

Deputy speaker Rakhi Birla announced that since the motion is approved by all 59 MLAs and is not opposed by anyone, it is passed by the House.

published on : 1st September 2022

Delhi Assembly adjourned for day as AAP MLAs seek CBI probe into 'Operation Lotus'

The AAP members also supported the BJP's demand for a probe into the allegations of poaching of MLAs.

published on : 31st August 2022

CBI accepts AAP complaint against BJP's 'Operation Lotus', says party after daylong dharna outside probe agency's office

Amid the agitation, some CBI officials took AAP's chief whip in Delhi Assembly Dilip K Pandey and Kalkaji MLA Atishi inside the agency premises to lodge their complaint.

published on : 31st August 2022

'Operation Lotus' row: Delhi BJP MPs urge L-G to probe AAP's poaching charge

Kejriwal and Sisodia have alleged that the BJP made efforts to poach AAP MLAs by offering them Rs 20 crore each.

published on : 30th August 2022
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