All JD(S) ministers resign from Cabinet to give Kumaraswamy free hand

All nine JD(S) ministers in Karnataka have submitted their resignations to facilitate a Cabinet reshuffle, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy’s office said Monday. Continue Reading

All Cong ministers resign from Kumaraswamy govt to enable reshuffle

The coalition government in the State plunged into a crisis with 13 MLAs — 10 from the Congress and three from the JD(S) — resigning. On Monday, Karnataka Minister and Independent MLA H Nagesh resigned and withdrew support to the H D Kumaraswamy-led government, delivering another blow to the shaky coalition. Continue Reading

Editorial: Karnataka crisis

Eleven MLAs of the ruling coalition in Karnataka submitted their resignation to the office of Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar Saturday. If the resignations of the eight Congress legislators and three Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs are accepted, the coalition would be left with the support of 107 members – just enough to maintain a majority. Continue Reading