13 of 15 MLAs elected in recent Karnataka Assembly bypolls take oath; cabinet expansion likely next month, says BS Yediyurappa
The cabinet expansion in Karnataka would not be an easy task as Yediyurappa would have to strike a balance by accommodating the victorious disqualified legislators as he had promised and also make place for old guards, upset at being 'neglected' in the first round of the induction exercise.
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After sweeping bypolls, BS Yediyurappa gears up for Karnataka Cabinet expansion, faces tough balancing act between victorious rebel MLAs, old guard
As Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa prepares for cabinet expansion after his four-month-old government retained a majority in the Karnataka Assembly by sweeping the bypolls, developments on Tuesday indicated that he has a tough task ahead.
SC verdict on rebel Karnataka MLAs: Stricter model of disqualification will have 'chilling effect' on legitimate dissent, says apex court
In the Karnataka judgment, the SC said that having a 'stricter model' of disqualification for lawmakers who defy the party line will have a chilling effect on legitimate dissent and it cannot be accepted, the Supreme Court said Wednesday.
Karnataka bypolls on 21 October to be deferred till Supreme Court decides on disqualified MLAs' pleas, says Election Commission
The 17 Karnataka MLAs were disqualified in July by then-Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar. The three-judge bench had on Monday agreed to hear the petitions of the disqualified MLAs who are seeking to contest the upcoming bypolls.
Disqualification case of 17 Karnataka MLAs: Mukul Rohatgi tells SC bench to defer bypolls or stay ex-Speaker KR Ramesh's order
The 17 Karnataka MLAs, who were disqualified from the state Assembly earlier this year, on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to make Election Commission a party to their case
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A three-judge bench, headed by justice NV Ramana, said it would hear on 25 September the plea in which the MLAs, who were disqualified in July by then Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar, have sought interim relief to contest the by-elections.
Karnataka bypolls: JD(S) to give tickets to local leaders for seats vacant after disqualification of 15 MLAs; state set to vote on 21 Oct
Janata Dal (Secular) will be giving tickets to local leaders in the upcoming bypolls in 15 constituencies, stated former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy here on Monday.
Karnataka MLAs disqualification case: SC judge MM Shantanagoudar recuses himself from hearing pleas of 17 lawmakers
Supreme Court judge MM Shantanagoudar on Tuesday recused himself from hearing petitions filed by 17 disqualified MLAs of Karnataka challenging the decision of the then Speaker to disqualify them from the Assembly.
14 Karnataka ex-Congress and JD(S) MLAs move Supreme Court challenging disqualification from Assembly
Earlier, two expelled Congress leaders and an Independent leader had moved the apex court on 29 July. Three ex-JD(S) MLAs have filed a joint petition challenging the 28 July decision of disqualification by KR Ramesh Kumar, who resigned on Monday as Speaker of the House. Other ex-Congress MLAs who have approached the apex court are — Prathap Gouda Patil, BC Patil, Shivaram Hebbar, ST Somashekar, Byrathi Basavaraj, Munirathna.
Karnataka political crisis: SC refuses to urgently list plea of two Independent MLAs seeking immediate floor test
Appearing for two Independent MLAs, senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi said the floor test in the Karnataka Assembly is being delayed on one pretext or the other.
Karnataka political crisis: Rebel MLAs may skip confidence motion moved by HD Kumaraswamy on 18 July
Karnataka MLAs camping at a hotel in Mumbai may skip the confidence motion moved by the southern state's Chief Minister on 18 July. The MLAs staying at the Mumbai luxury hotel have submitted their resignations to the Assembly Speaker. Three to four more Karnataka MLAs are likely to switch to BJP but will not be coming to Mumbai.
Karnataka crisis: Day after hinting that he may withdraw resignation, rebel Congress MLA Nagaraj flies to Mumbai with BJP leaders
Rebel MLA MTB Nagaraj had said that he intended to take a final decision on the withdrawal of his resignation after talks with Chikkaballapura MLA K Sudhakar.
Karnataka political crisis: Congress' Abhishek Manu Singhvi says SC cannot give direction to Speaker on resignation of MLAs
Hours after SC directed 10 rebel MLAs to appear before Speaker, Congress contended in court saying it cannot give directions to Speaker. Raising matter before bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi in afternoon, senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi said this.
Karnataka political crisis: Dy CM G Parameshwara calls meeting of Congress ministers, says 'all party MLAs will resign if needed'
The breakfast meeting comes a day after rebel Congress and JD(S) MLAs said their decision to resign from the Karnataka Legislative Assembly was final.
Siddaramaiah denies hand in resignation of Karnataka MLAs, says 'everybody is expected to be loyal to party, not me'
The 13 month-old coalition government of Janata Dal (Secular) and the Congress fell into crisis after 11 of their MLAs resigned from the membership of the Karnataka Assembly.
As sulking MLAs and dropped ministers stepped up their criticism of the major ministry revamp and openly discussed about leadership change, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday went into damage control mode to quell the growing resentment.
A few legislators from Karnataka, mostly from smaller parties, were shown talking about exchange of money in lieu of their support in the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections in a sting aired by India Today television channel on Thursday.