In open letter, HD Kumaraswamy urges BJP and Congress to shun 'petty politics' over Bengaluru violence
Any responsible govt and party in power should have learnt lessons from the Bengaluru violence and initiated preventive steps, instead, both Congress and BJP have used it to indulge in "mudslinging", the former Karnataka CM said
Former prime minister HD Deve Gowda files nomination for 19 June Rajya Sabha elections from Karnataka
Speaking to reporters after filing his nomination, Gowda thanked the Congress' central leadership and leaders of several like-minded political parties who wanted him to contest and said he would continue to work for strengthening secular forces at the national level.
Deve Gowda to contest 19 June Rajya Sabha polls from Karnataka 'at Sonia Gandhi's request', says HD Kumaraswamy
Janata Dal (Secular) patriarch HD Deve Gowda has decided to contest the 19 June Rajya Sabha elections from Karnataka, and will be filing his nominations on 9 June, his son and former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy said
Coronavirus Outbreak: Nikhil Kumaraswamy gets married at ceremony that flouts lockdown, draws criticism
As per a video shared by Asian News International of Nikhil Kumaraswamy's wedding, no one was seen maintaining social distancing and even wearing face masks.
SC asks Parliament to ponder over Speaker's mandate to disqualify MPs, MLAs; solution may lie in transferring power to bodies outside Legislature
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Parliament to ponder over the power of the Speaker under the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution in deciding petitions seeking disqualification of lawmakers
HD Kumaraswamy demands formation of House Committee to probe violence during anti-CAA protest in Mangaluru
Demanding the setting up of a House Committee to probe the Mangaluru violence, former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy on Friday released multiple videos of the clashes that broke out during the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest that claimed two lives on 19 December.
BS Yediyurappa secures govt in Karnataka with bypoll wins but political turmoil over shifting allegiance poses questions over anti-defection law
But what make the BJP-sponsored floor-crossings, in Karnataka and elsewhere, look increasingly questionable are the motive, timing and the blatantly obvious quid pro quo considerations.
Daily Bulletin: Amit Shah to introduce contentious CAB in Lok Sabha; Karnataka Assembly bypolls counting; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Citizenship Amendment Bill to be tabled in Lok Sabha today; Telangana HC orders to preserve bodies of 4 accused in Hyderabad vet's rape and murder case till Monday; and more
Karnataka Assembly bypolls counting from 8 am in 11 centres; BJP needs to win at least six seats to retain majority
Outcome of the bypoll, which recorded 67.91 percent polling, is crucial for BJP, which needs to win at least six seats to remain in the majority
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
Ahead of the 15 December Karnataka bypolls, the Bangalore Police has lodged an FIR against former Karnataka chief ministers Siddaramaiah and HD Kumaraswamy on charges of sedition and defamation based on a lower court order
Karnataka bypolls: 248 candidates from Congress, JD(S) and BJP file nominations for 5 Dec election; scrutiny of papers scheduled for today
The bypolls in Karnataka was necessitated after the resignation and absence of 17 Congress-JD(S) legislators, which led to the collapse of HD Kumaraswamy headed coalition government and paved way for BJP to come to power.
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
SC to consider audio clip of Karnataka CM Yediyurappa referring to 17 Congress-JD(S) MLAs in disqualification case
The SC said it would consider the fresh audio clip in which Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa is purportedly referring to 17 rebel Cong-JD(S) MLAs, who had been disqualified.
Karnataka Congress urges Supreme Court to take on-record audio clip of BS Yediyurappa in MLAs disqualification case
Amid opposition from local party leaders in these 15 constituencies, Yediyurappa had recently assured that tickets would be given to the disqualified MLAs
BS Yediyurappa audio clip: Congress will approach SC with 'new evidence' on poaching of rebel Karataka MLAs, says KC Venugopal
Congress leader KC Venugopal said on Friday that the party will approach the Supreme Court with 'new evidence' after an audio clip went viral in which Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa is purportedly making remarks on poaching of Congress and JD(S) MLAs