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BJP tests the waters in Karnataka as more MLAs resign, meets Governor

After two more Cong MLAs quit, BJP says coalition govt has lost majority. The fresh exits take the number of legislators who have quit to 16, leaving the ruling coalition staring at the threat of losing majority.

Karnataka crisis deepens as resignations of two MLAs keep Cong-JD(S) alliance on tenterhooks

The development came amidst high drama in Mumbai where police detained minister D K Shivakumar who was on a mission to woo back a dozen rebels lodged in a luxury hotel.

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Why is BJP stand on govt formation in Karnataka and MP different, asks Shiv Sena

The Congress-JD(S) government has been pushed to the brink after 13 MLAs submitted resignations on Saturday.

Karnataka crisis: Flurry of resignations give Monday blues to tottering Congress-JD(S) govt

Independent MLAs R Shankar and H Nagesh -- both Cabinet ministers -- submitted their resignation to Governor Vajubhai Vala, reducing the strength of the ruling coalition to 103 as against the opposition BJP’s 105.

Karnataka: Siddaramaiah says JD(S)-Cong govt strong, rubbishes Yeddyurappa's claims that it will fall

"Yeddyurappa has been saying for the past one year the government will fall. He will continue to say the same for the next four years. I am confident the government is strong," Siddaramaiah said.

Key assembly bypolls in Karnataka Sunday

The bypolls are crucial for both the ruling Congress-JD(S) alliance and the opposition BJP with the latter maintaining that a victory for it would boost its numbers in the assembly and have political implications.

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No threat to JDS-Cong govt; Congress MLAs happy with me: Kumaraswamy

His remarks come amid reports that disgruntled Congress lawmakers on the BJP's radar for poaching as part of its bid to topple the ruling coalition might keep away from the session beginning February 6.

Loan waiver by Karnataka govt 'most cruel' joke on farmers: PM Modi tells BJP workers

In a sharp attack on the Congress, which formed government in three states in the recently held assembly elections, the PM said that the opposition party has won by "hook or crook".

HDK cabinet to be expanded on December 22 amid discontent over delay

The date was decided in consultation with Congress president Rahul Gandhi and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda, Siddaramaiah told journalists after the two-hour meeting of the panel.

Karnataka budget: Kumaraswamy announces Rs 34,000 crore farm loan waiver

Kumaraswamy announced a Rs 34,000 crore farm loan waiver scheme for 17.32 lakh farmers, who took loans up to Rs 2 lakh and defaulted on payments till December 31, 2017.

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