Karnataka Speaker disqualifies 14 rebel MLAs

In a major development, Karnataka Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar today disqualified 14 rebel Congress-JDS legislators, who had earlier resigned from the Assembly, a day ahead of the trust vote scheduled to be held on Monday. Continue Reading

Karnataka Speaker turns down CM’s request, summons rebel legislators

Amid the ongoing political crisis in Karnataka, Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar has reportedly turned down a request from Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy to give him two more days to prove his majority in the House. 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