BS Yeddyurappa resigns as Karnataka CM: “I will travel across the state non stop. We have received tremendous love and support across the state. For 2019, I promise, we will win 28 out of all 28 Lok Sabha seats. I won’t relent. I will continue to fight. I hereby resign as CM. I thank people of Karnataka.”
Tension gripped the area after the twin murder. Both the Kerala and the Puducherry police had deployed additional personnel in the area to prevent any further untoward incident.
Karnataka govt formation: The Congress has challenged the appointment of Bopaiah as pro tem Speaker and moved the Supreme Court which will hear the matter at 10.30 am Saturday — the floor test is scheduled for 4 pm.
In the audio clip, a person who sounds like Reddy offers Daddal direct access to “the national president” and promises “100 times the wealth you currently have”.
Karnataka floor test: Doing away with the 15-day period that Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala granted to Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa to prove his majority, the Supreme Court Friday directed that he take a floor test in the House at 4 pm Saturday.
The Sena, in an editorial in its mouthpiece Saamana, also said that there is one set of rules for Goa and another for Karnataka. “The rules and laws are made for others. For BJP, there is a new policy to gain and retain power by all means,” it added.
BJP president Dilip Ghosh also said that he has requested Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to look into their demand of imposing President’s rule in the state.
Karnataka floor test: K G Bopaiah, 62, is a BJP MLA whom the Karnataka Governor has appointed as pro tem Speaker to conduct Saturday’s floor test.
Following the Supreme Court verdict on the Karnataka floor test Friday, the BJP slammed the Congress for its “double standards” in praising the judiciary for its orders after having “insulted” it earlier.
Deaths of over a dozen people in political violence had marred the panchayat polls on Monday even as the polling was held for 66 per cent of the total seats. The TMC had won 34 per cent seats uncontested.
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Sonadevi said that there were several issues of Ganganagar, concerning “farmers, labourers, education and health” but the BJP did not pay sufficient attention to these issues in the region.
Karnataka floor test: The bench said that going by Sarkaria Commission report, inviting largest party was not “illegal”, but keeping view the circumstance of the case, it thought it fit to order a floor test without delay.