BS Yediyurappa sworn in as CM of Karnataka for 4th time

Karnataka BJP president BS Yediyurappa was sworn in as chief minister of the state for the fourth time, three days after the Congress-JD(S) coalition government collapsed after losing floor test. Read More
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Karnataka: Speaker disqualifies 3 rebel MLAs, undecided on other 14

The Karnataka assembly speaker, KR Ramesh Kumar disqualified three rebel MLAs under the anti-defection law till the end of the term of current house. The speaker also ruled that the MLAs will not be able to contest or get elected to the assembly till the end of the term. Read More
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Karnataka crisis: Congress, JD(S) leaders protest against BJP

After 10 rebel MLAs personally submitted their fresh resignations to assembly speaker KR Ramesh Kumar in Bengaluru, he ruled out any immediate decision on the matter despite a Supreme Court order. Read More
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Karnataka speaker to take 6 days to decide on MLAs resignation

In a major relief to the Karnataka government, assembly speaker KR Ramesh Kumar has asked for more time to look into the resignations submitted by the 14 MLAs. The speaker said he needs at least six days to decide on resignation as he has to make conscious decision. Read More
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Karnataka: Cong, JD(S) ministers quit in last effort to save govt

In a last-ditch effort to save the crumbling government, 21 Congress ministers and nine JDS ministers resigned from the state cabinet to placate the 14 rebel MLAs who withdrew their support to the Congress-JD(S) coalition government. Read More
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Karnataka crisis: HDK may delay assembly’s monsoon session

The ruling Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition government in Karnataka is facing a huge crisis following the resignation of 12 Congress legislators from the assembly, on Saturday. This started with two Congress MLAs resigning, on Monday. Read More
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Congress firefighting to save its Karnataka coalition govt

In Karnataka, the differences between the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) coalition government are increasing. To firefight the precarious situation, chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy met Muniyappa and Nagesh who requested ministerial posts for themselves. Read More
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Paper editor booked for carrying ‘fake news’ on Deve Gowda family

Days after a Kannada newspaper, “Vishwavani”, published articles on the “turmoil” within former PM and JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda’s family following the party’s disastrous Lok Sabha campaign, the police registered an FIR against the paper’s owner-editor and his editorial team. Read More
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Lok Sabha election 2019: KCR starts ‘Third Front’ meetings

Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao’s meeting with his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan stimulated political interest. Media reported quoting sources that KCR’s plan of a prime minister is from south India in a non-BJP-non-Congress concoction at the Centre. Read More
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Sri Lanka blasts: 5 Indians including 4 JD(S) workers killed

A day after the deadly Easter blasts in the capital Colombo that killed nearly 300 people and injured hundreds more, the ministry of external affairs confirmed that the number of Indians killed in the Sri Lanka serial bombings rose to five. Read More
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