Karnataka crisis: BJP wants trust vote on Monday

Leaders of crisis-hit Cong-JD(S) coalition in Karnataka were locked in hectic parleys on Saturday to pacify rebel MLAs as five more legislators moved the Supreme Court against the Speaker not accepting their resignation. Continue Reading

Karnataka chaos: SC asks if Speaker has power to challenge its order

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy alleged in the Supreme Court today that the top court’s order on the resignations of the rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs was passed without issuing a notice to the State Assembly Speaker. Continue Reading

Must make sure if MLA’s resignations are genuine or voluntary: Speaker

The speaker said although almost all the MLAs resignations were in proper format, he was under no obligation to act in haste. He further said he will abide by the rules and take a just decision over the matter.  Continue Reading

Karnataka crisis: Rebel MLAs file petition in SC

Karnataka rebel Congress and JD(S) leaders who have resigned from Assembly, move Supreme Court accusing the Speaker of abandoning his constitutional duty and deliberately delaying acceptance of their resignations. Supreme Court will hear the matter tomorrow. Continue Reading

Karnataka crisis: Dissenting MLAs refuse to withdraw resignation

H D Kumaraswamy-led government in Karnataka is reeling under political crisis as 12 MLAs (9 Congress and 3 JDS) submitted their resignations to the Speaker on Saturday. Following this, the Chief Minister went into huddle with the coalition leaders; however, the rebelling MLAs refused to withdraw their resignations. Continue Reading

Parties in Karnataka welcome India’s strike on terror camps in Pakistan

Political leaders cutting across party lines in Karnataka Tuesday hailed India’s pre-emptive strikes on terror camps in Pakistan, with Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy offering his “salute” to the Indian Air Force. Continue Reading

May move no-confidence motion against HDK govt: Sadananda Gowda

Union minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Sunday said because of the current situation in Karnataka, the BJP may move a no-confidence motion against HD Kumaraswamy-led government if need be.  Continue Reading