Current News Karnataka Political Crisis
29 Jul 2019
Karnataka: Days after taking oath, BS Yediyurappa wins trust vote
BJP's BS Yediyurappa won the trust vote on Monday, days after he took oath as Karnataka's Chief Minister.
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.
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.
18 Jul 2019
#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.
16 Jul 2019
#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.
15 Jul 2019
#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.
12 Jul 2019
#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.
11 Jul 2019
#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.
11 Jul 2019
#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.
10 Jul 2019
#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.
10 Jul 2019
#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.
09 Jul 2019
#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.
06 Jul 2019
Karnataka: 11 Congress-JD(S) MLAs tender resignations, coalition in crisis
In May last year, JD(S) and Congress forged a post-poll alliance to form government in Karnataka and crowned HD Kumaraswamy as the Chief Minister.