Karnataka Congress President Dinesh Gundu Rao (File Photo/Facebook)

Karantaka Congress moves SC to reconsider July 17 order

New Delhi:  Karnataka Congress President Dinesh Gundu Rao on Friday moved the Supreme Court challenging its July 17 order which permitted 15 dissident MLAs of the Congress and JD-S to opt out of Assembly session. The Congress claims that the apex court order has whittled down its power to issue a whip, which is guaranteed […]

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Court-monitored mediation in Ayodhya issue till July 31: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the Ayodhya mediation panel to continue negotiations to develop a consensus between Hindu and Muslim parties on the temple dispute issue. The apex court also urged the mediators to continue the court-monitiored process confidentially till July 31, as it would apparently enable the top court to pass further […]

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Karnataka crisis: SC reserves order on rebel MLAs’ plea till tomorrow

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court has reserved till Wednesday its order on petitions filed by 15 rebel MLAs of the Congress and JD-S in Karnataka seeking directions to the Assembly Speaker to accept their resignations. During the day-long arguments on Tuesday, the parties involved pointed out to a bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, […]

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

SC asks Karnataka Speaker what stopped him from accepting MLAs’ resignations

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Karnataka Speaker what stopped him from deciding whether to accept or reject the resignations tendered by the MLAs of the JD-S-Congress coalition on July 6. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi sought a clear response from senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi representing Speaker K.R. Ramesh […]