Speaker competent authority to decide on disqualification: Siddaramaiah

Talking tough, Congress legislature party leader Siddaramaiah Thursday said his petition seeking disqualification of four disgruntled party MLAs was pending with the Speaker, who is the competent authority to take action under the anti-defection law. Continue Reading

Karnataka minister makes ‘street dog’ jibe at BJP leaders

Karnataka Transport Minister and JDS leader D C Thamanna Friday took a jibe at BJP leaders using an analogy of street dogs while rebutting senior BJP lawmaker Umesh Katti’s claim that the Congress-JDS coalition government would collapse soon. Continue Reading