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Karnataka: As SC clears path to contest bypolls, all 17 disqualified MLAs to join BJP tomorrow

November 13, 2019 7:12 pm

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the then Karnataka Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar’s decision disqualifying 17 MLAs. However, the Apex Court has allowed them to contest polls, striking down the provision fixing a time period for which they will remain disqualified.

MLA disqualification case: Why SC verdict today holds key to Karnataka bypolls (and BSY govt)

November 13, 2019 7:09 am

The judgment will have a bearing on the December 5 byelections to 15 of the 17 vacant seats in the Assembly, and on the future of the BJP government headed by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa.

Bangalore news Oct 10 highlights: Winter session of Karnataka Assembly commences

October 11, 2019 9:26 am

Bangalore News Live Updates: Get the latest updates on Bangalore traffic, Bangalore weather, the events in Bangalore today and much more in our daily live blog.

MLAs have democratic right to quit, Karnataka Speaker tells apex court

September 26, 2019 5:09 am

The bench headed by Justice N V Ramana, however, wondered how it could accede to the prayer to lay down guidelines, as the Speaker is a Constitutional authority.

Karnataka to have three Deputy CMs as Yediyurappa allocates portfolios

August 26, 2019 10:02 pm

Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa Monday allocated portfolios to the 17 newly appointed ministers, six days after they were inducted into the Karnataka Cabinet.

Karnataka Speaker Ramesh Kumar resigns after Yediyurappa wins trust vote

July 29, 2019 6:54 pm

The 69-year-old who represents Congress from Srinivasapura constituency in Kolar gave his farewell speech soon after Yediyurappa won the floor test.

Karnataka HIGHLIGHTS: Speaker disqualifies three rebel MLAs, two days after fall of Kumaraswamy govt

July 27, 2019 9:46 pm

Karnataka Government Latest News: Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar today disqualified Independent MLA R Shankar and rebel Congress legislators Mahesh Kumathalli and Ramesh Jarkiholi.

Karnataka Highlights: Yeddyurappa yet to stake claim as BJP looks to top brass on next move

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.

Karnataka CM snubs Guv's deadline to prove majority again, trust vote delayed till Monday

July 19, 2019 10:53 pm

The fresh deadline was issued after the previous 1.30 pm deadline ended without the state Assembly taking up the floor test to decide the fate of the wobbly JD(S)-Congress government.

Karnataka crisis LIVE: Backchannel talks yield result as rebel MLA Nagaraj decides to stay in Congress

July 13, 2019 11:31 pm

Karnataka crisis LIVE updates: Earlier in the day, state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa made it clear that his party will press Kumaraswamy to seek trust vote in the Assembly on Monday, asserting that the Congress-JD(S) coalition government has lost majority and its collapse was imminent.