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Karnataka crisis


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

August 17, 2019 10:42 am

“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.

Karnataka: 6 expelled Congress leaders move Supreme Court against disqualification from Assembly

August 01, 2019 9:46 pm

The leaders who have approached the apex court are Prathap Gouda Patil, BC Patil, Shivaram Hebbar, ST Somashekar, Byrathi Basavaraj and Munirathna. They have sought direction for quashing and setting aside the order of the Speaker rejecting the resignations tendered by them.

We have lamented political events in Karnataka. We must also note their significance

July 31, 2019 11:01 am

The current processes of in-flow and out-flow underline the weakness of the way parties are organised. Parties do talk about membership drives, but they often obfuscate intra-party democracy and intra-party competition.

Yediyurappa sails through trust vote, Karnataka Speaker puts in his papers

July 30, 2019 4:45 am

And as Kumar resigned as Speaker after the trust vote, two rebel Congress MLAs he disqualified on July 25, Ramesh Jarkiholi and Mahesh Kumathalli, approached the Supreme Court Monday.

Express daily briefing: Karnataka floor test today; why have private cryptocurrencies attracted a ban; and more

July 29, 2019 9:04 am

From Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa facing a crucial trust vote today, to understanding why private cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have attracted a ban, here's Monday morning latest news

Karnataka Speaker disqualifies 14 Congress, JD(S) rebels, trust vote today

July 29, 2019 6:42 am

All the 17 MLAs who have been disqualified were associated with the rebellion against the Congress-JD(S) government headed by H D Kumaraswamy. They are now likely to move the Supreme Court against their disqualification.

Top news today evening: Rebel Karnataka MLA to approach SC over disqualifications, MC Mary Kom wins gold in Indonesia and more

July 28, 2019 7:02 pm

From low water levels in India halfway through monsoons to Amit Shah explaining why Yogi was BJPs choice for CM and many more.

Karnataka gets Yediyurappa as Chief Minister fourth time

July 27, 2019 7:23 am

BS Yediyurappa said he would decide appointments to his Cabinet after consulting party president Amit Shah and announced that a special Assembly session will be called Monday to prove his majority.

Karnataka: After ups and downs, mass leader BSY set for fourth term

July 27, 2019 2:27 am

The Lingayat strongman soon brought back the vote base of the community - Lingayats make up 17 per cent of the population, making it the single largest community in Karnataka —- to the BJP.

JP Nadda: BJP will give stable govt, Cong-JD(S) govt fell on its own

July 27, 2019 2:21 am

“The BJP is synonymous with stability. So wherever you go, you bring stability,” JP Nadda said when The Indian Express asked him whether the party could ensure stability.