Decision on Cabinet after discussion with Delhi: Yeddyurappa

State BJP president B S Yeddyurappa today said he will be sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka by Governor Vajubhai Vala at 6 pm. Continue Reading

BJP gained power through backdoor, slams Karnataka CLP chief

After the H D Kumaraswamy led government in Karnataka collapsed after losing the confidence vote, Congress chief Siddaramaiah said the BJP gained access to power through the backdoor. Continue Reading

Mayawati expels BSP MLA for not backing Kumaraswamy govt

Bahujan Samaj Party Supremo Mayawati yesterday expelled party MLA N Mahesh in Karnataka for acting against the party decision to vote in favour of the Congress-JDS coalition government led by H D Kumaraswamy during the confidence motion. Continue Reading

JDS-Congress coalition loses trust vote; Kumaraswamy govt falls

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy’s 14-month-old government ended yesterday after the Congress-JDS coalition failed in the confidence vote, ending a 3-week-long tussle struggle for power. Continue Reading

Karnataka govt defies Guv’s deadline, assembly adjourned till Monday

The Karnataka ruling government ignored Governor’s deadline for the second time yesterday as the assembly was adjourned till Monday. Speaker Ramesh Kumar adjourned the assembly saying that the motion of confidence would be concluded on Monday and there that it wont be prolonged further. Continue Reading

You can form govt by Monday or Tuesday, Karnataka CM tells BJP

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today asserted he would not misuse power to save his government, as he spoke on the confidence motion moved by him in the Assembly to decide the fate of his Ministry. Continue Reading

Yeddyurappa plays cricket with party MLAs as ruling govt awaits SC verdict

Even as Karnataka is reeling under political chaos and the JDS Congress coalition government is on the brink of collapse, the State BJP President B S Yeddyurappa was seen playing cricket with party MLAs at a resort near Yelahanka yesterday. Continue Reading

JDS minister, BJP leaders meeting was casual: Karnataka CM

 Days after 10 dissenting MLAs gave in their resignation, Karnataka Tourism Minister Sa Ra Mahesh and BJP National General Secretary Muralidhar Rao and senior party leader K S Eshwarappa were reportedly captured coming out of the government guest house. Continue Reading

Karnataka crisis: 14 dissenting MLAs taken to Pune from Mumbai

Fourteen MLAs of the ruling JD(S)-Congress coalition in Karnataka, who left Mumbai on Monday evening for Goa, were taken to Pune and are expected to reach the coastal State today in a special flight, sources said. Continue Reading

Chaos reign supreme in Karnataka; Rebel MLAs reach Mumbai

Congress and Janata Dal Secular’s coalition government is facing the threat of collapsing after 11 MLAs from both parties tendered their resignations. While the resignations have not yet been accepted by Speaker KR Ramesh, the fate of the State government, already on sticky wicket due to reported in-fighting, hangs in the balance. Continue Reading