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Karnataka bypolls 2019: Focus on 15 seats, disqualified MLAs wait for SC decision

The disqualified MLAs are hoping that the BJP will give tickets to their family members, or people of their choice, to contest the polls in case the Supreme Court decides against interfering with the Speaker’s disqualification orders at an early date before nomination ends.

LiveKarnataka floor test LIVE updates: BSY wins trust vote, Speaker resigns minutes later

Karnataka Assembly Floor Test Today Live News Updates: The political crisis in Karnataka erupted after 17 MLAs of Congress-JD(S) tendered their resignations to the Speaker. The mass resignations led to the collapse of 14 month-old Kumaraswamy-led government.

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JD(S) rebel to move SC challenging Speaker's disqualification of 14 MLAs

With today's disqualifications, the strength of the House is reduced to 208, and the majority mark slides to 105. The BJP is now at 105 plus one Independent – putting Yediyurappa on safe ground, for now.

The Karnataka crisis timeline: How have events unfolded so far

The full timeline of events that led to 17 MLAs being disqualified from the Karnataka Legislative Assembly after the collapse of the H D Kumaraswamy-led JD(S)-Congress coalition government and BJP's B S Yediyurappa taking over as the 25th Chief Minister of the state.

Karnataka: Speaker disqualifies 3 Congress rebels

The disqualified members will also not be able hold any Constitutional position in the current Assembly, which effectively bars them from becoming ministers if the BJP forms a government.

In Karnataka, wary BJP takes the call: Will stake claim to form govt

Sources in the BJP said B S Yeddyurappa is likely to convene a meeting of party MLAs on Thursday before they approach Governor Vajubhai Vala. “Things will be on fast-forward in Bengaluru on Thursday,” party sources said in the evening.

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Explained: The limits of anti-defection

The prolonged political crisis in Karnataka has demonstrated the ways in which the nearly 35-year-old anti-defection law can be used and abused. Here’s how the law was enacted, and how it has performed.

A dismal frame

Collapse of JD(S)-Congress government raises larger, uncomfortable questions about health of India’s Opposition

Karnataka Highlights: Yeddyurappa yet to stake claim as BJP looks to top brass on next move

The Congress-JDS government in Karnataka collapsed after it lost the confidence vote, garnering 99 votes against the 105 to the BJP. Chief Ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa will now meet the Governor to stake claim to form government in the state.

BJP's 'brazen horse-trading', 'misuse of power' in Karnataka for all to see: Yechury

The government in Karnataka collapsed Tuesday night after the confidence motion moved by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy was defeated in the assembly, ending his 14-month-long turbulent tenure.

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