horse trading


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horse trading

n
hard bargaining to obtain equal concessions by both sides in a dispute
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Noun1.horse trading - the swapping of horses (accompanied by much bargaining)
barter, swap, swop, trade - an equal exchange; "we had no money so we had to live by barter"
2.horse trading - negotiation accompanied by mutual concessions and shrewd bargaining
negotiation, talks, dialogue - a discussion intended to produce an agreement; "the buyout negotiation lasted several days"; "they disagreed but kept an open dialogue"; "talks between Israelis and Palestinians"
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While one poster stated "BJP leaders and Yeddyurappa are into horse trading to destabilise state Congress and 205 coalition government", the other one said, "PM Narendra Modi and Governor should pay attention to save Constitution and democracy in Karnataka".
Talking to a private news channel, he said horse trading was a menace like corruption and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government would not do horse trading.
The chief election commissioner, during the hearing, said there have been talks for long that some members National Assembly were involved in the Horse trading in the Senate elections and a political party had suspended membership of its suspected members.
PESHAWAR -- A local court on Saturday summoned Prime Minister Imran Khan for the fourth time in a defamation suit filed by former MPA Fauzia Bibi over his charge of Senate election horse trading against her.
In a video message making rounds over social and mainstream media, the 61-year-old sportsman on Monday had alleged the winners of the general elections of horse trading.
There is no question of horse trading from our side.
Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has said that strict action would be taken against fourteen PTI MPAs who were involved in horse trading during Senate election, reported by Radio Pakistan.
PESHAWAR -- Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak Sunday said that action would be taken against 14 PTIs MPA who were involved in horse trading during Senate election.
The system also eliminates the possibility of horse trading and floor-crossing for personal gains.
According to the petitioner worst horse trading has taken place in senate polls and he alleged that parliamentarians have sold themselves.
TheMQM-Psubmitted a list of6 MPAs who allegedly sold their votes but they failed to provide any concrete evidence to prove their allegations.Other political parties also failed to provide any solid evidence to which the CEC replied that the party leaders should help them identify their defected members who engaged in horse trading.
PESHAWAR:The politicians and lawmakers of Khyber Pakthunkhwa here Friday commended Election Commission of Pakistan for taking serious notice of the allegations of horse trading during senate elections and demanded strict action against all those elements who sold their conscious for monetary gains.