Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy (File Photo/IANS)

Kumaraswamy told to face floor test by 6 p.m. on Tuesday

Bengaluru: Amid late Monday night drama in the Karnataka Assembly, Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar directed Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to face floor test on Tuesday by 6 p.m. to prove majority in the House. “I am adjourning the House nearly at midnight to meet again on Tuesday at 10 a.m. for concluding the debate on the […]

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SC declines plea seeking directions for immediate trust vote in Karnataka

New Delhi: Calling it “impossible”, the Supreme Court on Monday turned down a plea by two Independent Karnataka MLAs asking for the court’s directions to immediately conduct the trust vote in the state Assembly. In their petition, R. Shankar and H. Nagesh said they had withdrawn their support to Karnataka’s ruling Congress-Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) coalition and […]

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Karnataka rebel MLAs seek SC order for floor test on Monday

New Delhi/Bengaluru: The 15 Karnataka rebel Congress and JD-S legislators and 2 Independents on Sunday filed an joint petition in the Supreme Court seeking direction to Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar and Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to hold the trust vote by 5 p.m. on Monday. “We pray for an order directing the floor test in […]

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Karnataka Assembly adjourned till Monday without floor test

Bengaluru: The Karnataka Assembly was on Friday adjourned till Monday without a floor test despite Governor Vajubhai Vala extending the deadline he gave on Thursday to Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy for proving his majority. “The Assembly will reconvene on Monday to conclude the debate on the confidence motion the Chief Minister moved on Thursday to prove […]

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Karnataka CM misses Governor’s deadline for floor test in Assembly

Bengaluru:  Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Friday missed the 1.30 p.m. deadline given by Governor Vajubhai Vala to prove majority in the state legislative Assembly here. “The Chief Minister has failed to prove majority by 1.30 p.m. on Friday as asked by the Governor,” Opposition BJP leader B.S. Yeddurappa told Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar in […]

Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy (File Photo/IANS)

Karnataka CM to move SC for stay on floor test

Bengaluru: A miffed Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy will move the Supreme Court for a stay on Governor Vajubhai Vala’s order to prove majority in the Assembly by 1.30 p.m. on Friday, said an official. “The Chief Minister’s counsel will move the Supreme Court on Friday for a stay on the Governor’s Thursday’s order asking […]

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Governor directs Kumaraswamy to prove majority on Friday by 1:30 p.m.

Bengaluru: On a day of high drama in the Karnataka Assembly and swift developments later, Governor Vajubhai Vala on Thursday directed Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to prove his majority on Friday by 1:30 p.m. “I require you to prove your majority on the floor of the House on or before 1:30 p.m. tomorrow (Friday), said Vala […]

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Will follow SC order on MLAs’ resignations: Karnataka Speaker

Bengaluru: Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on Wednesday said he would follow the Supreme Court’s order that the 15 rebel legislators of the ruling Congress-JD-S allies cannot be compelled to participate in the proceedings of the House. “I will follow the Supreme Court order on the resignations of 15 rebel MLAs within a time-frame, as […]