Congress says ex-Speaker KR Ramesh's stand against 17 rebel Karnataka MLAs 'vindicated' by SC order, seeks dismissal of Yediyurappa govt
The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the disqualification of 17 rebel Karnataka MLAs, whose revolt led to the collapse of the JD(S)-Congress coalition government and the eventual seizure of power by the BS Yediyurappa-led BJP in the state.
Supreme Court upholds disqualification of Karnataka rebel MLAs, but allows them to contest 5 December bypolls
However, the apex court upheld disqualification of these MLAs from the Karnataka Assembly on the orders of the then Assembly speaker KR Ramesh Kumar
Siddaramaiah slams Yediyurappa over 'no administration' in Karnataka, asks Congress to prepare for Assembly polls
Claiming that it was difficult for the BJP government in Karnataka to survive for long, Congress leader Siddaramaiah asked his party men to prepare for Assembly polls
Karnataka political crisis: 10 rebel MLAs of Congress and JD(S) move SC, claim Speaker 'deliberately not accepting resignations'
Senior lawyer Mukul Rohatgi said the rebel MLAs have already resigned from their membership of the Karnataka Assembly and wanted to contest fresh elections.