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Karnataka rebel MLAs move SC against Speaker's decision on resignations, hearing likely tomorrow

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.

Won't go back, politics art of possibility, says Shivakumar after stopped from meeting rebel MLAs in hotel

"I've booked a room here. My friends are staying here. There has been a small problem, we've to hold negotiations. We can't go for a divorce immediately. There is no question of threatening, we love and respect each other," Shivakumar told reporters outside the hotel.

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Karnataka coalition gets time, Speaker says nine resignation letters not in order

The Speaker has fixed dates over the next six days to meet and interview the five MLAs whose resignations were found to be in order.

Karnataka crisis HIGHLIGHTS: Centre using governors to topple non-BJP state govts, says Ghulam Nabi Azad

Karnataka political crisis HIGHLIGHTS: After the mass resignations — 21 Congress and nine JD(S) ministers — the H D Kumaraswamy government in the state is barely hanging by a thread. Follow this space to track the latest news.

Karnataka: Congress MLA Roshan Baig, suspended for anti-party activity, resigns

Roshan Baig's resignation reduces the coalition numbers in the state assembly to 103 compared to the BJP's 105.

Karnataka: All Cong, JD(S) ministers resign to make way for rebel MLAs, Cabinet reshuffle on cards

"All JD(S) ministers have also resigned like the 21 Congress ministers who have submitted their resignations. The Cabinet will be reshuffled at the earliest," the Chief Minister's Office said on Twitter.

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Karnataka crisis: Independent MLA H Nagesh resigns from Cong-JDS govt, extends support to BJP

Reacting to the development, state minister DK Shivakumar said that after resigning Nagesh had called him and said that he had been hijacked by Yeddyurappa's PA and BJP.

Karnataka crisis HIGHLIGHTS: CM Kumaraswamy holds meeting with top Congress, JD(S) leaders

Karnataka crisis LIVE updates: While BJP claimed that the resignations were the result of an ongoing "power struggle" between former chief minister Siddaramaiah and incumbent HD Kumaraswamy, the grand old party alleged BJP's hand behind the developments.

Five Bengaluru MLAs hint at lack of development in city as reason for quitting

According to reports, one of the MLAs, Munirathna, stated that the Congress-JD(S) government was not ready to fund the development projects in the city and was neglecting their constituencies. 

Explained: What’s behind the Karnataka MLAs’ move to resign

The crisis has occurred on the eve of Karnataka CM H D Kumaraswamy's return from the US after a week long semi-official visit.

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Karnataka Election Results 2018: Congress offers support to JD(S) to form government

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.

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