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Anand Singh, amid criticism for being appointed Karnataka forest minister, says 'ready to change' portfolio on BS Yediyurappa's instruction
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Anand Singh, amid criticism for being appointed Karnataka forest minister, says 'ready to change' portfolio on BS Yediyurappa's instruction

Amid growing criticism over his appointment as forest minister as there are several cases pending against him, including under the Karnataka Forest Act, Anand Singh on Friday said he is ready, if Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa wants to change his portfolio.

Opposition, Twitteratti slam BS Yeddiyurappa for appointing Anand Singh, who faces cases under forest Act, as Karnataka forest minister
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Opposition, Twitteratti slam BS Yeddiyurappa for appointing Anand Singh, who faces cases under forest Act, as Karnataka forest minister

Appointment of Anand Singh, an MLA from the mine-rich Ballari district as Karnataka minister for forest, ecology and environment has drawn flak from various quarters as several cases are pending against him, including under the Karnataka Forest Act.

SC order on tainted poll candidates: Congress slams BJP over naming illegal mining accused Anand Singh as Karnataka forest minister
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SC order on tainted poll candidates: Congress slams BJP over naming illegal mining accused Anand Singh as Karnataka forest minister

'Today itself, Modi ji has torn to shreds the orders of giving reasons for giving tickets to leaders accused in cases,' Congress leader Randeep Surjewala tweeted with a news report on Anand Singh.

Congress to hold legislative party meeting in Bengaluru today ahead of confidence motion in Karnataka Assembly
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Congress to hold legislative party meeting in Bengaluru today ahead of confidence motion in Karnataka Assembly

The Congress will hold a legislative party meeting here on Monday, ahead of the confidence motion in the state Assembly.

Karnataka rebel MLAs in SC: 'Resignations have to be accepted, Speaker coercing us to vote for govt in trust vote'
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Karnataka rebel MLAs in SC: 'Resignations have to be accepted, Speaker coercing us to vote for govt in trust vote'

The rebel MLAs told the court that Karnataka Assembly Speaker has to accept their resignations and not coerce them into following whip issued by the Congress.

BJP will press Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy to seek trust vote in Assembly: BS Yeddyurappa
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BJP will press Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy to seek trust vote in Assembly: BS Yeddyurappa

The BJP will press Karnataka chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to seek trust vote in the Assembly on Monday, state BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa said.

Karnataka deputy CM G Parameshwara blames BJP for two Congress MLAs' resignation; sub-committee formed to probe JSW Steel land deal
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Karnataka deputy CM G Parameshwara blames BJP for two Congress MLAs' resignation; sub-committee formed to probe JSW Steel land deal

Karnataka deputy chief minister G Parameshwara Tuesday sought to blame the BJP for resignation of two Congress MLAs and said a cabinet sub-committee has been formed to look into the issue of land to JSW Steel as flagged by one of the legislators

Despite resignation of two MLAs, Congress legislator S Ramappa confident about Karnataka government, says it will not fall
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Despite resignation of two MLAs, Congress legislator S Ramappa confident about Karnataka government, says it will not fall

Following the resignation of two MLAs of his party, Satish Ramappa said that "the chief minister may change but Karnataka government will not fall".

Karnataka home minister MB Patil says no threat to coalition govt in state after two Congress MLAs quit
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Karnataka home minister MB Patil says no threat to coalition govt in state after two Congress MLAs quit

In the wake of resignation filed by Congress leaders Anand Singh and Ramesh Jarkiholi from the Karnataka Assembly, MB Patil said there is no threat to the coalition government in the state.

JSW Steel land row: BS Yeddyurappa responds to HD Kumaraswamy's charges, says he is either 'lying or is ignorant'
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JSW Steel land row: BS Yeddyurappa responds to HD Kumaraswamy's charges, says he is either 'lying or is ignorant'

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Tuesday accused BJP state president BS Yeddyurappa of misleading people about JSW Steel land issue.

Karnataka Police arrests suspended Congress MLA JN Ganesh month after assaulting Anand Singh during resort brawl
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Karnataka Police arrests suspended Congress MLA JN Ganesh month after assaulting Anand Singh during resort brawl

The Congress had initially refuted reports of the scuffle between the two lawmakers. However, after Anand Singh filed an FIR against JN Ganesh on charges of attempting to murder him, Karnataka Congress' general secretary VY Ghorpade suspended the Kampli MLA.

Karnataka Congress MLA JN Ganesh, facing legal action for assaulting MLA Anand Singh, blames him for purported Facebook post
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Karnataka Congress MLA JN Ganesh, facing legal action for assaulting MLA Anand Singh, blames him for purported Facebook post

Congress MLA JN Ganesh, in a post on a Facebook page titled "Kampli Congress" accused MLA Singh of trying to finish him off politically besides threatening his family. The absconding MLA claimed it was Singh who first attacked him and also passed derogatory remarks against his family members and also his caste.

Karnataka resort brawl: Kampli Congress legislator JN Ganesh who hit fellow MLA Anand Singh 'missing'
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Karnataka resort brawl: Kampli Congress legislator JN Ganesh who hit fellow MLA Anand Singh 'missing'

JN Ganesh had said "no bottle attack" took place even as he indicated that some kind of a brawl had ensued between him and Anand Singh on Saturday night

Karnataka resort brawl: Cops register attempt-to-murder case against suspended Congress MLA JN Ganesh, who hit fellow MLA Anand Singh
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Karnataka resort brawl: Cops register attempt-to-murder case against suspended Congress MLA JN Ganesh, who hit fellow MLA Anand Singh

Congress MLA JN Ganesh, who allegedly hit his lawmaker colleague Anand Singh during an alleged brawl at a private resort, claimed he too was injured in the scuffle, an incident that has given an embarrassing twist to the party's bid to keep its flock together.

Congress calls reports of brawl between Karnataka MLAs Anand Singh and JN Ganesh 'fake news'
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Congress calls reports of brawl between Karnataka MLAs Anand Singh and JN Ganesh 'fake news'

Karnataka's deputy chief minister G Parameshwara said he was unaware of what ensued between Congress MLAs Anand Singh and JN Ganesh on Saturday night. He expressed his ignorance about a reported fight between Congress MLAs Singh and Ganesh.

Karnataka floor test: Congress’ DK Shivakumar says all party MLAs will be present for trust vote
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Karnataka floor test: Congress’ DK Shivakumar says all party MLAs will be present for trust vote

Congress leader DK Shivakumar on Saturday said MLAs of his party would be present in the Karnataka Assembly where the BJP government led by Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa faces a crucial trust vote.

Illegal export of iron ore: BJP's K'taka lawmaker arrested by CBI
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Illegal export of iron ore: BJP's K'taka lawmaker arrested by CBI

The CBI on Thursday arrested BJP lawmaker Anand Singh to probe his mining firm's role in the illegal export of iron ore from Karnataka in 2009-10. A special court sent him to the agency's custody till Oct 26.