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CBI to probe phone tapping charges in Karnataka

"On the telephone tapping issue. Several leaders, including Congress Legislature Party leader Siddaramaiah, have said it should be probed and truth should come out, so I have decided to order a CBI probe," Yediyurappa told reporters.

HD Kumaraswamy got phones of MLAs tapped, says probe, CM calls for report

“There was illegal tapping of phones of MLAs and bureaucrats. Close associates of the current Chief Minister and other leaders were also being monitored,” said police sources.


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.

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.


Kumaraswamy's parting gift: One-time debt waiver for poor, small farmers

On Wednesday, caretaker Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy had announced his parting gift ‘Karnataka Debt Relief Bill’, a day after losing the trust vote in the state assembly.

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.

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

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Who is HD Kumaraswamy? 9 things to know about Karnataka's new Chief Minister

Whether it was the bonhomie of all Opposition leaders or political observers curious about the longevity of the Congress-JD(S) government in Karnataka, all eyes are on one man – HD Kumaraswamy. Here are 9 things to know about the new Karnataka Chief Minister, who took oath on Wednesday.

Karnataka election result: How Kumaraswamy's JD(S) managed to consolidate votes from Congress and BJP

How JD(S) consolidated votes from BJP and Congress to emerge the dark horse in the Karnataka assembly election.