Vajubhai Vala

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Karnataka: Congress expels 14 lawmakers who brought down coalition

31 Jul 2019

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.

When Amit Shah called up Yediyurappa at midnight, gave nod

27 Jul 2019

When Amit Shah called up Yediyurappa at midnight, gave nod

In Karnataka, the Congress-JD(S) coalition collapsed on Tuesday evening, putting a halt on the crisis which had been going on for weeks.

BJP's Yediyurappa takes oath as Karnataka's CM for fourth time

26 Jul 2019

BJP's Yediyurappa takes oath as Karnataka's CM for fourth time

BS Yediyurappa took oath as Karnataka's Chief Minister at the Raj Bhavan for the fourth time on Friday.

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

26 Jul 2019

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

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.

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

24 Jul 2019

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

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

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.

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

22 Jul 2019

#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

#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.

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

19 Jul 2019

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

#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.

The truth behind Justice AK Sikri's post-retirement 'plum job'

14 Jan 2019

The truth behind Justice AK Sikri's post-retirement 'plum job'

Justice AK Sikri, who voted in favor of the transfer of former CBI Chief Alok Verma, has declined a post-retirement job at the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal (CSAT).

#ThatWas2018: RaGa's hug to Biplab Deb's logic, looking at political-controversies

30 Dec 2018

#ThatWas2018: RaGa's hug to Biplab Deb's logic, looking at political-controversies

2018 wasn't devoid of political action. As it nears an end, dynamics in Indian politics have changed.

Family, friends, BJP leaders pay last respects to Ananth Kumar

12 Nov 2018

Family, friends, BJP leaders pay last respects to Ananth Kumar

A pall of gloom descended on Union Minister Ananth Kumar's residence in Bengaluru today as mourners turned up in large numbers to pay their respects.

#StatueOfUnity: PM Modi says no Indian will forget this day

31 Oct 2018

#StatueOfUnity: PM Modi says no Indian will forget this day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said no Indian will forget this day after he unveiled the world's largest statue of Iron Man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Goa: Congress stakes claim to form government, amid Parrikar's treatment

17 Sep 2018

Goa: Congress stakes claim to form government, amid Parrikar's treatment

In a letter to Goa Governor Mridula Sinha, Congress has staked claim to form the government alleging the government is not functioning.

Beyond Section 377: Looking at prominent judgment of CJI Misra

06 Sep 2018

Beyond Section 377: Looking at prominent judgment of CJI Misra

Heading a constitutional bench which read down Section 377 of the IPC, CJI Dipak Misra scripted history.

Karnataka's two-member ministry expansion likely to be on June 4-5

01 Jun 2018

Karnataka's two-member ministry expansion likely to be on June 4-5

Newly-elected Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today said that the expansion of his two-member Congress-JD(S) ministry is likely to take place on June 4 or 5.

Karnataka's first female DGP transferred days after Mamata Banerjee's anger

25 May 2018

Karnataka's first female DGP transferred days after Mamata Banerjee's anger

Two days after WB CM Mamata Banerjee was miffed by arrangements at the new Karnataka CM's oath-taking, DGP Neelamani Raju has been transferred.

SC decision on Karnataka trust vote shows Governor at fault

19 May 2018

SC decision on Karnataka trust vote shows Governor at fault

The Shiv Sena today said the SC's decision of slashing the 15-day window given to BJP Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa to prove majority showed that Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala was at fault.

SC: Bopaiah to remain pro-tem speaker, live-broadcast of floor test

19 May 2018

SC: Bopaiah to remain pro-tem speaker, live-broadcast of floor test

The Supreme Court has rejected the plea of Congress-JD(S) challenging the appointment of pro-tem speaker KG Bopaiah in the crucial floor test of Karnataka.

Karnataka: All you need to know about tomorrow's floor test

18 May 2018

Karnataka: All you need to know about tomorrow's floor test

Whether BS Yeddyurappa will remain the CM of Karnataka or his dreams will be shattered, will be known after the crucial floor test tomorrow.

Have support of 120+ MLAs, will prove majority: K'taka BJP

18 May 2018

Have support of 120+ MLAs, will prove majority: K'taka BJP

The Karnataka BJP today welcomed the Supreme Court order on the floor test, asserting that Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa would prove his majority in the Assembly with the support of over 120 MLAs.

SC orders floor test tomorrow despite BJP seeking more time

18 May 2018

SC orders floor test tomorrow despite BJP seeking more time

In the latest development, the Supreme Court today ordered floor test in Karnataka to be held tomorrow at 4pm.

Will Yeddyurappa remain Karnataka's CM? It depends on a letter

18 May 2018

Will Yeddyurappa remain Karnataka's CM? It depends on a letter

The political thriller in Karnataka will today be played inside the Supreme Court, as the bench who heard Congress-JD(S) petition in an unusual overnight hearing fixed Friday as the next date.

Karnataka: Swearing-in done, where will Yeddyurappa get numbers from?

18 May 2018

Karnataka: Swearing-in done, where will Yeddyurappa get numbers from?

BS Yeddyurappa was sworn in as Chief Minister of Karnataka yesterday, in a low-key affair at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru.

Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa announces loan waiver for farmers

17 May 2018

Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa announces loan waiver for farmers

Shortly after taking oath as the 23rd Chief Minister of Karnataka, BS Yeddyurappa announced loan waivers for all farmers to the tune of Rs. 1 lakh.

Now, Ram Jethmalani approaches SC against Karnataka's Governor decision

17 May 2018

Now, Ram Jethmalani approaches SC against Karnataka's Governor decision

Senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani, on Thursday, approached the Supreme Court, challenging Karnataka Governor Vajubhai's decision to invite BJP's Yeddyurappa to form the government.

RaGa calls Yeddyurappa swearing-in a 'mockery' of the Indian Constitution

17 May 2018

RaGa calls Yeddyurappa swearing-in a 'mockery' of the Indian Constitution

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, after a brief period of silence, has now hit out at the BJP, calling its "irrational insistence" on forming the government a "mockery" of the Indian Constitution.

After high-octane late-night incidents, Yeddyurappa takes oath as Karnataka CM

17 May 2018

After high-octane late-night incidents, Yeddyurappa takes oath as Karnataka CM

Bharatiya Janata Party's BS Yeddyurappa has taken oath to become the next CM of Karnataka, after the Supreme Court refused the Congress and JD(S)' petition to stop the ceremony.

Karnataka Governor (finally) invites BJP's BS Yeddyurappa to form government

16 May 2018

Karnataka Governor (finally) invites BJP's BS Yeddyurappa to form government

The political slug-fest in Karnataka has finally come to an end.

Kumaraswamy: BJP offering Rs. 100cr to poach JD(S) MLAs

16 May 2018

Kumaraswamy: BJP offering Rs. 100cr to poach JD(S) MLAs

Following Congress's claims of BJP trying to poach its MLAs to form the Karnataka government, JD(S) chief ministerial candidate H.D. Kumaraswamy has now alleged that the BJP is offering his legislators Rs. 100cr and cabinet posts to lure them into switching sides.

Understanding Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's role, currently the king maker

15 May 2018

Understanding Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's role, currently the king maker

After a political thriller that played with the minds of almost all political analysts, the ball is now in the court of Karnataka's Governor, Vajubhai Vala.

Vijay Rupani to remain Gujarat CM, Nitin Patel his deputy

22 Dec 2017

Vijay Rupani to remain Gujarat CM, Nitin Patel his deputy

Vijay Rupani will remain as Gujarat CM. Recently, BJP returned to power in PM Modi's home-state for the sixth consecutive term.

Gujarat ka CM kaun: Will Smriti Irani be picked?

19 Dec 2017

Gujarat ka CM kaun: Will Smriti Irani be picked?

BJP has taken Gujarat for a record sixth-time, but with a reduced margin. The elections proved to be a mini-revival of sorts for the Congress under an "evolved" president Rahul Gandhi.

Gujarat elections: BJP releases first list of candidates

17 Nov 2017

Gujarat elections: BJP releases first list of candidates

BJP has released its first list of 70 candidates for the Gujarat elections. The polls to the 182-member Legislative Assembly will be held in two phases - December 9 and 14.