Karnataka bypolls: Voting concludes peacefully in 15 Assembly seats; state records 66.59% turnout in crucial elections
The crucial byelection to 15 Karnataka assembly constituencies that would have a bearing on the stability of the BS Yediyurappa-led BJP government saw an estimated 66.49 per cent voter turn out on Thursday and was by and large peaceful
Karnataka bypolls: Siddaramaiah claims BJP has no 'moral grounds' to stay in power, accuses it of destroying democracy
Congress legislature party leader Siddaramaiah claimed on Thursday the BJP does not have the moral grounds to stay in power in Karnataka,
Karnataka bypolls: Voting in 15 seats vacated by Congress, JD(S) rebels underway; contest ego battle for Opposition, survival for BJP
Currently, the ruling BJP led by chief minister BS Yediyurappa enjoys a slim majority in the Karnataka Assembly and has the support of 106 MLAs in the 224-member House, while the Congress-JDS Opposition has the support of 101 MLAs.
Daily Bulletin: Voting begins in 15 seats vacated by Congress, JD(S) rebels in Karnataka; RBI MPC likely to slash repo rate for sixth time in a row; day's top stories
Here are day's top stories: Karnataka bypolls: Election for 15 seats vacated by Congress, JD(S) rebels today; contest ego battle for opposition, survival for BJP; P Chidambaram to hold presser at 12:30 pm, likely to attend Parliament today after bail in INX Media case ; and more
Karnataka Assembly by-elections: Congress indicates party not averse to post-poll alliance with JD(S) if BJP fails to claim majority
The ruling BJP government in Karnataka needs to win at least six seats in the bypolls to 15 constituencies to remain in a majority in the 224-member Assembly, which would still have two vacant seats — Maski and RR Nagar
Daily Bulletin: Jammu and Kashmir opens up to tourists after 2-month-long restrictions; Karnataka Assembly session begins today; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Karnataka Assembly session to commence from today; opposition likely to corner BJP over flood relief; Rahul Gandhi to appear in Surat Court in defamation case today; and more
Karnataka Congress to hold party meet in Bengaluru today as race for post of Oppostion leader intensifies
Congress in Karnataka will hold its legislature party meeting to strategise its action-plan for the upcoming legislative session.
Firstpost Editor's Picks: DK Shivakumar arrested, final NRC list in Assam, US Open 2019; today's must-read stories
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Congress leader DK Shivakumar arrested, Final NRC list excludes 19 lakh in Assam, Grigor Dimitrov in US Open 2019; today's must-read stories
‘Never treated me as friend, considered me enemy’: Siddaramaiah blames Kumaraswamy for demise of Congress-JD(S) coalition in state
His rebuttal came after Gowda said that the former wanted to make BJP leader BS Yediyurappa CM instead of Kumaraswamy
Congress high command to decide future of alliance with JD(S) in Karnataka, Siddaramaiah to be leader of Opposition, says Deve Gowda
JD(S) patriarch HD Deve Gowda on Sunday said the future of his party's alliance with Congress would depend on the decision of the Congress high command.
Twist in Karnataka crisis: Speaker disqualifies Independent R Shankar, two rebel Congress MLAs under anti-defection law
Addressing a press conference in Bengaluru, the Speaker said he was convinced that the resignations by the three members were not voluntary and genuine and he had therefore rejected them and proceeded to disqualify them under the anti-defection law.
Karnataka politics updates: Speaker says Independent R Shankar, two Congress legislators disqualified for current Assembly term
Karnataka news LIVE updates: Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar announced that Independent MLA R Shankar and two Congress legislators Ramesh Jarakiholi and Mahesh Kumathalli have been disqualified for the rest of the tenure of the Assembly as per the 10th Schedule of the Constitution.
Daily Bulletin: BS Yeddyurappa likely to be new CM as Kumaraswamy loses trust vote; Boris Johnson set to be sworn in as UK PM
BJP state chief Yeddyurappa likely to be new CM as Kumaraswamy loses trust vote in Karnataka Assembly; Boris Johnson wins race to become new Tory leader and set to be sworn in as PM; day's top stories
The MLAs resigned earlier in July, threatening the existence of the coalition government of the Congress and the JD(S), compelling Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy to seek the vote of confidence, which he lost.
Karnataka Assembly Floor Test Updates: HD Kumaraswamy is now caretaker CM; Congress blames BJP for fall of govt
Karnataka Assembly Floor Test LIVE Updates: Upon accepting HD Kumaraswamy's resignation, Governor Vajubhai Vala told him to continue as the caretaker chief minister of Karnataka till a new government takes over. Vala also told Kumaraswamy that no executive decisions can be taken during this period.
Kumaraswamy loses trust vote in Karnataka Assembly after prolonged political wrangling; Yeddyurappa likely to be new CM
The Congress-JD(S) government had earlier defied the two deadlines set by Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala to HD Kumaraswamy
Karnataka Assembly fails to hold trust vote even on third day of discussion; all eyes on Speaker KR Ramesh to conduct floor test
The fate of the Congress-JD(S) government remained uncertain even on the third day of the debate on the confidence motion moved by Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy
Daily Bulletin: Karnataka Speaker says floor test will be done by 6 pm today; Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir issue; day's top stories
Karnataka Speaker adjourns House on third day of trust vote debate, assures floor test by 6 pm today; SC hearing today over NRC case to re-verify and extend deadline; day's top stories
Karnataka Assembly floor test updates: HDK claims fake resignation letter doing rounds on social media, slams 'cheap level of publicity'
Karnataka Assembly floor test LIVE updates: Speaking in the Assembly, HD Kumaraswamy said, "I got information that I have tendered my resignation to the governor. I don't know who is waiting to become the chief minister. Someone has forged my signature and spread the same on social media. I'm shocked at the cheap level of publicity."
No Karnataka floor test till Monday: Speaker adjourns House on Day 2 of debate; HDK, Congress move SC over 17 July order
Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar adjourned the House till Monday after the Assembly members debated on the no confidence motion, moved by Kumaraswamy, for the second day. The trust vote is now likely to be held on 22 July, with the ruling Congress-JD(S) leaders claiming that a number of speakers were still left to participate in the debate.