Karnataka Crisis

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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'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.

Pune engineer wants to be next Congress President

22 Jul 2019

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.

#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.

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

18 Jul 2019

#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

#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

#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

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

12 Jul 2019

#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

#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

#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

#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

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

#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

#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.

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

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.