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Explained: What Kumaraswamy’s audio tapes mean to Karnataka politics

The Karnataka audio tapes: Since the Congress-JDS alliance came to power, the BJP, especially Yeddyurappa, has been biding its time and waiting for an opportunity to be in a position to topple the coalition government.

The Karnataka Tapes: ‘We will make 12 people who join us ministers...we will give them Rs 10 crore’

The Feb 8 midnight conversation between BJP's Karnataka chief Yeddyurappa, BJP leaders and JD(S) first-time MLA Sharangouda Kandakur that stirred the bribe allegation pot. The Indian Express transcribes the recordings and looks at the key figures in the sting tape.


Karnataka finance Bill passed in Assembly without a hitch

The finance Bill, moved by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, was passed in the state Assembly by a voice vote from the treasury benches, even as the opposition BJP staged a protest in the well of the House.

Karnataka tapes: Protests against BJP MLA for comment on Deve Gowda, Kumaraswamy

In the conversation, which was recorded clandestinely by Sharangouda Kandakur, the BJP MLA is heard saying that the JD(S) has no political future after its current set of leaders go away.

Karnataka: Congress-JDS govt edgy about pushing finance Bill in House

Both the opposition BJP and the ruling coalition have issued whips for presence of all their legislators over the next two days of the session, creating the impression that the passage of the finance Bill will be a tight affair.

Karnataka 'MLA Poaching’ bid: I told JD(S) MLA’s son to meet BJP leaders, says Kumaraswamy

Yeddyurappa said there was infighting within the JD(S)-Congress coalition. But the ruling coalition accused the BJP of spreading rumors of instability.


‘MLA Poaching’ bid in Karnataka: SIT to probe tape which mentions Speaker

After releasing the audio recordings, CM Kumaraswamy also wrote to the Speaker indicating that his office had been brought into disrepute in the recordings.

In Karnataka, PM Modi mocks coalition govt, says Kumaraswamy a punching bag

Modi said: “They want to impose this weak model of governance on the whole of the country, where the leader of the government is crying over his situation.

Karnataka to implement law to protect quota in govt job promotions

The Congress-JDS coalition government in Karnataka on Wednesday approved implementation of a law to protect reservation for people from Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in promotions in government jobs.

JDS aims for 1/3rd seats in Karnataka, says ally Congress in rest

By adhering to the 1:2 ratio of power-sharing, the JD(S) is looking at contesting around 10 seats — “give or take” one or two, depending on strength of the two parties, Ali, the party’s general-secretary, indicated.

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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.