Karnataka Congress rebel legislator R. Roshan Baig (File Photo)

Cops let off Karnataka Congress rebel MLA after quizzing

Bengaluru:  The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the multi-crore Ponzi scam freed Karnataka Congress rebel legislator R. Roshan Baig from detention after quizzing him for over 9 hours, said an official on Tuesday. “Baig has been freed from detention after interrogation in connection with the Ponzi scheme case in which its prime accused (Mansoor Ali […]

Senior minister D.K. Shivakumar (Photo: IANS)

Karnataka Congress ready to meet rebel MLAs’ demands: Minister

Bengaluru:  In a last-ditch effort to save its shaky coalition government in Karnataka, Congress’ trouble-shooter and senior minister D.K. Shivakumar on Sunday assured the rebel legislators of meeting their demands if they withdrew their resignations and attend the Assembly session underway. “The party is ready to meet demands of the rebels if they withdraw resignations […]

Karnataka Congress legislator R. Roshan Baig (File Photo/Facebook)

Suspended Karnataka Congress legislator Roshan Baig resigns

Bengaluru:  Suspended Karnataka Congress legislator R. Roshan Baig has resigned from the Shivajinagar Assembly seat in Bengaluru Central, an official said on Tuesday. “Baig submitted his resignation letter to Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar in his office,” the official told IANS here. With Baig, the number of party lawmakers who have resigned from their respective […]

Roashan Baig (File Photo/Facebook)

Notice to Karnataka Congress MLA for criticising party leaders

Bengaluru:  The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) on Tuesday served notice to its legislator Roashan Baig for allegedly criticising the party’s state unit leaders ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha poll results on Thursday, an official said. “A show-cause notice has been served on Baig to explain why disciplinary action should not be taken against […]

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Karnataka Congress MLA fell for BJP’s ‘Operation Kamala’: Siddaramaiah

Bengaluru:  Umesh Jadhav, Karnataka’s “rebel” Congress MLA who resigned from the state Assembly, fell prey to the BJP’s ‘Operation Kamala’, party leader Siddaramaiah said on Tuesday. “The circumstantial evidence clearly suggests that he (Jadhav) has fallen for #OperationKamala (referring to alleged poaching attempts by the BJP),” the former Chief Minister said in a series of […]