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Karnataka floor test highlights: During the House proceedings today, Congress and BJP were engaged in a war of words over the trust vote. While Congress alleged that the BJP had "abducted" one of its MLA, the saffron party said that the coalition wanted to postpone the floor test.
Karnataka crisis HIGHLIGHTS: In Karnataka, resignations by 15 MLAs have plunged the Congress-JD(S) coalition government into crisis earlier this month. Thirteen Congress and three JD(S) MLAs have resigned since July 6, technically reducing the numbers of the coalition from 117 to 101 compared to the BJP’s 105 in the 224-member House.
In a breather to the Congress-JDS alliance, Karnataka Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar Tuesday rejected the resignations of nine of 14 coalition MLAs on the ground that they were not tendered in the correct format.
Even though most exit polls predicted a hung assembly, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to form the government in Karnataka with a simple majority, handing out a severe drubbing to the ruling Congress and relegating the Janata Dal (Secular) to the third spot.