Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018
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Karnataka Crisis: Mumbai Police provides security to Congress MLA Shrimant Patil admitted in hospital for chest pain
Mumbai Police on Friday has provided security to Karnataka Congress MLA Shrimant Patil, who has been admitted in a state-run hospital, and is recording his statement, an official said.
Karnataka Assembly trust vote updates: No floor test today; Speaker adjourns House till 11 am tomorrow
Karnataka Assembly trust vote LIVE Updates: The floor test will not be held on Thursday as Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar adjourned the House till 11 am on Friday.
Karnataka trust vote: Supreme Court's order on political crisis in contradiction to 10th Schedule, writes constitutional lawyer
Critiquing the Supreme Court's order on Karnataka political crisis, lawyer Gautam Bhatia argued that it is in violation of the Tenth Schedule. 'The Court’s attempted 'balance' is to give both parties freedom to act: the Speaker has the freedom to decide on the petitions, while the rebel MLAs have the freedom not to attend the proceedings of the House. However, on closer scrutiny, this balance is not a balance at all, as the second part of the order – on the issue of attending the proceedings of the House – effectively and presumptively holds the resignations to be valid until and unless the Speaker decides otherwise.'
Karnataka crisis: Kumaraswamy moves confidence motion in Assembly; Yeddyurappa says trust vote should be completed in a day
Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy moved the confidence motion in the Assembly with the 14-month old Congress-JD(S) government headed by him hanging by a thread after a rebellion by a section of ruling coalition lawmakers.
Supreme Court order on Karnataka crisis jolt to shaky Kumaraswamy govt, allows rebel MLAs to escape disqualification as members of House
The court has ruled that 16 Karnataka MLAs can’t be forced to attend proceedings of the House, they can’t be forced to take part in the confidence vote and the three-line whip issued by the Congress and JD(S) to vote in favour of the government does not apply to them. This, in effect, would make them escape from disqualification proceedings as members of the House.
Karnataka political crisis updates: KPCC president says Congress' disqualification petition against MLAs is as per anti-defection law
Karnataka political crisis LIVE updates: Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar is currently meeting with HD Kumaraswamy, Siddaramaiah, MB Patil, KJ George and MLC Rizwan Arshad in his Chamber in the Vidhan Soudha, News18 reported.
HD Kumaraswamy fights losing battle to save Congress-JD(S) govt in Karnataka; all eyes on upcoming SC order
Of the 18 rebels, 16 have submitted resignations from the Assembly, reducing the government to a minority, while the two Independents have quit as ministers and announced support for the BJP.
Karnataka political crisis updates: Supreme Court reserves order on rebel MLAs' resignation for tomorrow at 10.30 am
Karnataka political crisis LIVE updates: The Supreme Court reserved order on the rebel MLAs' resignation case for tomorrow at 10.30 am.
Karnataka news updates: Speaker adjourns Assembly till 11 am on Thursday after BJP refuses to participate in House proceedings until Floor Test
Karnataka news LATEST updates: Karnataka Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar adjourned the House till Thursday after BJP refused to participate in the assembly proceedings till HD Kumaraswamy takes up trust vote on Thursday.
Karnataka News Updates: Will allot slot for vote of confidence whenever HD Kumaraswamy seeks it, says Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar
Karnataka news updates: In the wake of HD Kumaraswamy deciding to seek a trust vote, Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar Friday said a slot would be allotted whenever the Karnataka Chief Minister opted for it.
Karnataka crisis: SC restrains Speaker Ramesh Kumar from taking any decision on resignation of MLAs till 16 July
The Supreme Court restrained Karnataka Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar from taking any decision on the resignation and disqualification of 10 rebel MLAs of the state's ruling Congress-JD(S) coalition till next week on Tuesday.
Karnataka crisis: Youth Congress leader files intervention application in SC, says rebel MLAs' resignations 'nothing but a kind of defection'
A Karnataka Youth Congress leader moved the Supreme Court on Friday seeking to intervene in a case filed by 10 rebel Congress and JD(S) MLAs for a direction to the Assembly speaker to accept their resignations.
Karnataka news updates: 'Can't work at lightning speed'; Speaker slams claims of delay in accepting resignations
Karnataka news LIVE updates: Denying that he slowed down the process on resignations, Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar said at a press conference, "I felt hurt when I saw some news that I am delaying the process. The governor informed me on 6 July. I was in office till then and later I left for personal work. Before that, no MLAs informed that they were coming to meet me."
Karnataka political crisis: Speaker Ramesh Kumar moves SC against order to take decision on resignation of 10 rebel MLAs
Karnataka Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar on Thursday moved the Supreme Court against its order asking him to take a decision on the resignation of 10 rebel Congress and JD(S) MLAs during the course of the day.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram attacked the BJP-ruled government over the situation in Karnataka and Goa, saying they have 'gravely damaged' democracy and that the developments will hurt the economy.
Karnataka news and updates: Congress worker files police complaint over 'confinement' of MLAs in Mumbai hotel, claims report
Karnataka LIVE news and updates: ANI quoted Powai Police senior inspector as saying that a Congress worker has filed a complaint against confinement of MLAs in Mumbai's hotel.
Karnataka news and updates: All BJP MLAs to protest outside Assembly tomorrow demanding Kumaraswamy's resignation
Karnataka LIVE News and updates: Addressing the media, Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa said, "It's time for HD Kumaraswamy to resign. All 105 MLAs will protest tomorrow (Wednesday) by 11 am at the Gandhi Statue in Vidhana Soudha to demand his resignation."
Karnataka political crisis: 14 JD(S)-Congress MLAs stationed near Pune wait for Speaker's decision on resignations before returning to Bengaluru
14 MLAs of Karnataka's ruling coalition are in a place about 90 km from Pune and will wait for the Speaker's decision on their resignations before taking a call on proceeding to Goa or returning to Bengaluru
Karnataka govt on edge after 15 MLAs withdraw support; BJP announces stir for CM's resignation, Congress plans state-wide protests
Though Kumaraswamy's government appeared on the edge, the JD(S) leader, who returned from his 10-day long US trip on Sunday, put up a brave face saying he was not afraid of the developments.
Karnataka news updates: BJP to wait for two days before deciding course of action; Congress' Roshan Baig vows to switch sides
Karnataka news LIVE updates: Claiming that no development took place in Karnataka under the Congress-JD(S) government, BJP MLA Arvind Limbavali said,"Today's meeting was called to discuss the issues to be taken up in the Assembly session which begins on 12 July. But this government changed our agenda as they've now come in minority. Question is, will this government stay or not? It was discussed to wait for two more days and see if this government resigns or not, and then decide our course of action. We'll hold a legislative party meet again."