September 22, 2019 1:51 am
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.
July 29, 2019 2:54 pm
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.
July 28, 2019 7:02 pm
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.
July 26, 2019 7:01 am
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.
July 25, 2019 10:52 am
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.
July 25, 2019 7:54 am
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.
July 25, 2019 12:31 am
Collapse of JD(S)-Congress government raises larger, uncomfortable questions about health of India’s Opposition
July 24, 2019 4:01 pm
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.
July 24, 2019 10:01 pm
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.
July 24, 2019 7:27 am
The fall of the coalition government could not have come at a worse time for the party which has plunged into crisis since Rahul Gandhi stepped down as its chief following the Lok Sabha election rout.