Articles about Karnataka Assembly

Karnataka: Amit Shah's visit sparks leadership change, cabinet rejig rumors

02 May 2022

Politics
Karnataka: Amit Shah's visit sparks leadership change, cabinet rejig rumors

Home Minister Amit Shah will arrive in Bengaluru late on Monday amid rumors of a leadership change in Karnataka ahead of the 2023 Assembly elections.

Karnataka: Why Siddaramaiah wants protection for accused Bitcoin hacker

16 Nov 2021

Politics
Karnataka: Why Siddaramaiah wants protection for accused Bitcoin hacker

Congress' Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Siddaramaiah on Monday asked Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to provide protection to Sri Krishna or SriKi, the key accused in a Rs. 46 crore Bitcoin scam.

Newly appointed Karnataka CM Bommai accords ex-CM Yediyurappa Cabinet-rank status

08 Aug 2021

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Newly appointed Karnataka CM Bommai accords ex-CM Yediyurappa Cabinet-rank status

Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has been accorded a Cabinet-rank status by his successor Basavaraj Bommai.

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa has resigned. Who will replace him?

26 Jul 2021

Politics
Karnataka CM Yediyurappa has resigned. Who will replace him?

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa today said that he has decided to resign. He said he would meet the State Governor later in the day.

Karnataka Congress MLC Prakash Rathod caught watching porn during session

30 Jan 2021

India
Karnataka Congress MLC Prakash Rathod caught watching porn during session

Karnataka Congress leader and Member of Legislative Council (MLC) Prakash Rathod was allegedly caught browsing pornographic content on his mobile phone in the Karnataka Vidhan Parishad on Friday, said reports.

Karnataka: Legislative Council's Deputy Chairman dies by alleged suicide

29 Dec 2020

Politics
Karnataka: Legislative Council's Deputy Chairman dies by alleged suicide

The Deputy Chairman of Karnataka's Legislative Council, SL Dharme Gowda, has died by alleged suicide, reports said on Tuesday. His body was found on a railway track near Kadur in Chikkamagaluru.

Karnataka: Siddaramaiah tests positive for coronavirus; admitted to hospital

04 Aug 2020

India
Karnataka: Siddaramaiah tests positive for coronavirus; admitted to hospital

Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The development comes just two days after sitting CM BS Yediyurappa tested positive for the virus.

Siddaramaiah resigns as Congress Legislature Party leader after Karnataka by-polls

09 Dec 2019

Politics
Siddaramaiah resigns as Congress Legislature Party leader after Karnataka by-polls

On Monday, Congress leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah resigned as the party legislature leader after the Bharatiya Janata Party's victory in the state by-polls.

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa to order CBI probe into phone tapping

18 Aug 2019

Politics
Karnataka CM Yediyurappa to order CBI probe into phone tapping

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday said that he will order an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the alleged phone tapping incidents during the previous Congress-JD(S) coalition government.

Karnataka: Congress expels 14 lawmakers who brought down coalition

31 Jul 2019

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Karnataka: Congress expels 14 lawmakers who brought down coalition

On Tuesday, Congress expelled 14 of its lawmakers who were responsible for bringing down the coalition government in Karnataka.

Karnataka: Rebel MLAs to approach Supreme Court against disqualification

28 Jul 2019

Politics
Karnataka: Rebel MLAs to approach Supreme Court against disqualification

Following his disqualification from the Karnataka Assembly, rebel JD(S) MLA AH Vishwanath said he and other disqualified lawmakers will approach the Supreme Court on Monday to challenge their disqualification which was "against the law".

Why new-CM BS Yediyurappa is indispensable for BJP in Karnataka

28 Jul 2019

Politics
Why new-CM BS Yediyurappa is indispensable for BJP in Karnataka

BS Yediyurappa (Yeddyurappa until recently) was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on Friday, for the fourth time.

Karnataka Speaker disqualifies 14 rebel MLAs ahead of BJP's floor-test

28 Jul 2019

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Karnataka Speaker disqualifies 14 rebel MLAs ahead of BJP's floor-test

Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh has disqualified 14 rebel MLAs - 11 lawmakers from Congress and three from HD Kumaraswamy's Janata Dal (Secular) - on Sunday.

Karnataka: BJP's Yeddyurappa to take oath as CM at 6pm

26 Jul 2019

Politics
Karnataka: BJP's Yeddyurappa to take oath as CM at 6pm

BS Yeddyurappa, whose last stint as Karnataka's Chief Minister lasted less than three days, will now take oath at 6 PM on Friday.

Karnataka crisis: Days after trust vote, speaker disqualifies three MLAs

26 Jul 2019

Politics
Karnataka crisis: Days after trust vote, speaker disqualifies three MLAs

The political crisis in Karnataka, which was sparked due to a slew of resignations, took a new twist on Thursday after speaker KR Ramesh Kumar disqualified three rebel MLAs.

MP: Two BJP MLAs vote in favor of Congress Bill

25 Jul 2019

Politics
MP: Two BJP MLAs vote in favor of Congress Bill

In an interesting turn of events, two BJP MLAs, Sharad Kol, and Narayan Tripathi voted in favor of a Congress Bill in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday.

14-months ago, Yeddyurappa resigned. Soon, he'll return as Karnataka's CM

24 Jul 2019

Politics
14-months ago, Yeddyurappa resigned. Soon, he'll return as Karnataka's CM

BS Yeddyurappa, one of the tallest BJP's leaders in Karnataka, is all set to return on the Chief Minister chair, 14 months after he resigned without facing a trust vote in the Assembly.

Karnataka crisis: Kumaraswamy loses trust vote, no longer CM

23 Jul 2019

Politics
Karnataka crisis: Kumaraswamy loses trust vote, no longer CM

After a long day and longer debates, trust vote began in Karnataka Assembly, and JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy failed to prove majority in the House. This means he will no longer be the CM, paving way for BJP to form the government.

Karnataka's drama continues, trust vote likely at 6 PM today

23 Jul 2019

Politics
Karnataka's drama continues, trust vote likely at 6 PM today

On Monday, the legislators of Karnataka Assembly debated for hours, but the trust vote couldn't reach conclusion, visibly miffing speaker KR Ramesh Kumar.

Pune engineer wants to be next Congress President

22 Jul 2019

Politics
Pune engineer wants to be next Congress President

Ever since Rahul Gandhi resigned as President of the Indian National Congress in May, the position has remained vacant.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Speaker summons 12 rebel MLAs, floor test today

22 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: Speaker summons 12 rebel MLAs, floor test today

Karnataka assembly speaker KR Ramesh on Monday summoned 12 rebel MLAs of Congress, whose resignations have endangered the coalition's survival.

#KarnatakaCrisis: After missing deadlines, Kumaraswamy faces floor test today

22 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: After missing deadlines, Kumaraswamy faces floor test today

As the Karnataka Assembly resumes on Monday, the tottering Congress-JD(S) alliance faces its final test.

#KarnatakaFloorTest: No trust vote today; House adjourned till July 22

19 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaFloorTest: No trust vote today; House adjourned till July 22

Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh has adjourned the House till July 22 (Monday), ignoring Governor Vajubhai Vala's directions to hold the trust vote by Friday itself. The Assembly floor test will now be held on Monday.

Karnataka: Governor's deadline ends. Everyone is clueless about next steps

19 Jul 2019

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Karnataka: Governor's deadline ends. Everyone is clueless about next steps

Defying the order of Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, state Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy didn't prove majority in the House.

#KarnatakaFloorTest: Governor asks Kumaraswamy to prove majority by 1:30pm

19 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaFloorTest: Governor asks Kumaraswamy to prove majority by 1:30pm

It's D-day for Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, who has been directed by Governor Vajubhai Vala to prove his coalition's majority on the floor of the assembly by 1:30 PM on Friday.

#KarnatakaTrustVote: Will Kumaraswamy be able to retain his CM chair?

18 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaTrustVote: Will Kumaraswamy be able to retain his CM chair?

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy moved a trust motion in the Assembly on Thursday, days after the survival of his government was threatened by a flurry of resignations.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Before floor test, rebel Congress-MLA says will support Kumaraswamy

18 Jul 2019

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#KarnatakaCrisis: Before floor test, rebel Congress-MLA says will support Kumaraswamy

In a slight relief for the tottering coalition of Karnataka, a rebel MLA, who tendered his resignation earlier this month said he will vote for the Congress-JD(S) government in floor test on Thursday.

#KarnatakaCrisis: SC to pronounce judgment on rebel MLAs' status tomorrow

16 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: SC to pronounce judgment on rebel MLAs' status tomorrow

Karnataka politics is going through a bizarre phase- 18 MLAs have tendered their resignations, the speaker hasn't accepted them for days now, and the Supreme Court (which was also brought into the crisis) has decided to give its verdict on Wednesday.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Rebel Congress MLA Roshan Baig detained in Bengaluru

16 Jul 2019

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#KarnatakaCrisis: Rebel Congress MLA Roshan Baig detained in Bengaluru

In what marks as a new twist in the drama of Karnataka politics, a rebel Congress MLA was on Monday detained at Bengaluru airport whilst he was allegedly on his way to Mumbai to join other disgruntled legislators.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Unwilling to meet Congress leaders, MLAs write to police

15 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: Unwilling to meet Congress leaders, MLAs write to police

In a major embarrassment to Congress, fourteen rebel MLAs of Karnataka Assembly wrote a letter to Mumbai Police seeking protection from senior leaders who might meet them.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Rahul says BJP bringing down governments 'using' money

12 Jul 2019

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#KarnatakaCrisis: Rahul says BJP bringing down governments 'using' money

Breaking his stoic silence on the political crisis in Karnataka, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday claimed BJP was "using" money to bring down state governments.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Kumaraswamy says he's ready to prove majority in assembly

12 Jul 2019

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#KarnatakaCrisis: Kumaraswamy says he's ready to prove majority in assembly

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, whose government entered a major crisis after 18 legislators resigned, said he was ready to face the floor test.

#KarnatakaCrisis: CM Kumaraswamy asks 'Why should I resign?'

11 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: CM Kumaraswamy asks 'Why should I resign?'

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, whose fate as the head of state is mired with uncertainty, made it clear on Thursday that he won't resign.

#KarnatakaCrisis: SC directs rebel MLAs to meet Speaker today

11 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: SC directs rebel MLAs to meet Speaker today

On Thursday, 10 rebel MLAs of Karnataka, who alleged assembly speaker KR Ramesh didn't accept their resignation to save Congress-JD(S) coalition from crumbling, were directed by Supreme Court to meet him at 6 PM.

Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa

11 Jul 2019

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Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa

While the Congress is dealing with an acute crisis in Karnataka, it suffered a major setback in Goa after 10 of its 15 MLAs quit to join the state's ruling party BJP.

#KarnatakaCrisis: After being denied entry, Shivakumar detained in Mumbai

10 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: After being denied entry, Shivakumar detained in Mumbai

Congress leader DK Shivakumar, who is trying hard to curtail the crisis which has rocked Karnataka's coalition government, was on Wednesday detained by Mumbai Police from outside the Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Congress-JD(S) MLAs approach Supreme Court against speaker, hearing tomorrow

10 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: Congress-JD(S) MLAs approach Supreme Court against speaker, hearing tomorrow

The ongoing crisis in Karnataka's coalition government entered a new phase on Wednesday after rebel MLAs approached Supreme Court against assembly speaker KR Ramesh.

Amid Karnataka crisis, why this Mumbai hotel took the spotlight

09 Jul 2019

Politics
Amid Karnataka crisis, why this Mumbai hotel took the spotlight

As the Karnataka government reels under a string of resignations from MLAs of the ruling Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition, an upscale hotel in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex took centerstage.

#KarnatakaCrisis: 30 ministers resign, Congress meet today, Kumaraswamy blames BJP

09 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: 30 ministers resign, Congress meet today, Kumaraswamy blames BJP

The ongoing political crisis in Karnataka took a new turn on Monday after all 30 ministers of the ruling JD(S)-Congress government resigned to make way for a cabinet reshuffle, in hope of saving the coalition from crumbling completely.

#KarnatakaCrisis: 21 Karnataka Congress ministers have voluntarily resigned, says Siddaramaiah

08 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: 21 Karnataka Congress ministers have voluntarily resigned, says Siddaramaiah

In a bid to save the Congress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka, as many as 21 Congress ministers have "resigned voluntarily" from their posts, said party leader and former CM Siddaramaiah.

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