Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar (File Photo/IANS)

No floor test in Karnataka Assembly due to ruckus

Bengaluru: The much-awaited floor test in the Karnataka Assembly could not be conducted on Thursday due to ruckus between the ruling Congress-JD-S and opposition BJP over the Governor’s ‘interference’ in the House proceedings, an official said. “Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar adjourned the House proceedings at 6:00 p.m. amid ruckus between the ruling and opposition members […]

Karnataka CM H.D. Kumaraswamy (File Photo/IANS)

15 Karnataka rebel MLAs to skip assembly session on July 18

Bengaluru: Buoyed by the Supreme Court’s favourable order on their joint petitions to abstain from the Assembly, 15 Karnataka rebel legislators of the ruling Congress-JD-S allies said on Wednesday they would not attend the session on Thursday (July 18) for the trust vote by beleaguered Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy. “We are not going to Bengaluru to […]

Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar (File Photo/IANS)

Karnataka drama: Speaker in no hurry to accept resignations on session’s eve

Bengaluru:  The political crisis in Karnataka entered a new phase on Thursday, with Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar showing no mood to take an early decision on the resignation of 16 MLAs of the ruling Congress and JD-S on the eve of the Assembly session where a showdown could be expected. Kumar, who met 13 rebel […]

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Karnataka drama ends, claims DK Shivakumar as he is to be ‘deported’ to Bengaluru

Mumbai: Signalling an end to a day full of high political drama in Mumbai, Karnataka Congress leader and Minister D.K. Shivakumar expressed hope that “all the rebel Congress-Janata Dal (S) MLAs would return home and the state government would survive the crisis” as he was set to be deported to Bengaluru by the Mumbai Police later […]

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Rebel MLAs move SC against Karnataka Speaker’s decision

New Delhi: Karnataka rebel Congress and JD-S leaders who have resigned from the Assembly moved the Supreme Court on Wednesday, accusing the Speaker of not performing his constitutional duty and deliberately not accepting their resignations. Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi mentioned the matter before a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and sought urgent hearing. The […]

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Rebel Karnataka MLAs in Mumbai fear threatened, hoot senior Cong leader DK Shivakumar

Mumbai: Karnataka Congress senior leader and minister D. K. Shivakumar got a jolt on Wednesday as he was hooted outside a five-star hotel here when 10 Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) rebel MLAs said they felt threatened by him. In a letter to the Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Barve late on Tuesday, the legislators said they apprehended threats […]