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I performed my duty, says former Karnataka Speaker Ramesh Kumar

Kumar resigned after the house adopted the confidence motion moved by Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and passed the Appropriation Bill.

Karnataka Speaker Ramesh Kumar resigns after Yediyurappa wins trust vote

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: JD(S) rebel to move Supreme Court challenging Speaker’s disqualification of 14 MLAs

“The disqualification is against the law…just under a whip served on them, you cannot force the legislators to come to the House,” JD(S) legislator A H Vishwanath said.

Karnataka Speaker disqualifies 3 rebel MLAs, yet to take call on remaining 14 cases

Karnataka Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar ruled that Independent MLA R Shankar and rebel Congress legislators Mahesh Kumathalli and Ramesh Jarkiholi cannot contest or get elected to the assembly till the end of the term of the House.

At the centre of Karnataka crisis, a Speaker known to stick to rules

Kumar rose from student politics in Bengaluru in the 1970s and associated with the Congress early in his political career. He later shifted to Janata Party and Janata Dal before returning to the Congress around two decades ago.

Karnataka Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar: The man in the spotlight

Since his ascent to positions of power including the Speaker of the state assembly between 1994-99, Kumar has earned the reputation of being a knowledgeable, well-read man, who has occasional flashes of temper but is a smooth operator in general.


“I'll have to start my own small karobaar", says projector operator as Regal Cinema brings its curtains down

Kumar's trajectory of fate is similar to that of Regal's. Kumar and Regal are symbolic of a time when single-screened theater halls and skilled operators had a standing in society.

Eeco cabbie held for ‘raping passenger’

The woman alleged that Kumar got into the rear seat of the black Maruti van and tried to disrobe her.

Woman poisons daughters,commits suicide in Bhiwani

The incident took place at Bhadra village in Bhiwani district of Haryana.

Breach of privilege motion against social activist

Ramesh Kumar said Hiremath had been consistently calling him tainted without proof.