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Karnataka crisis: Rebel Congress, JD(S) MLAs move Supreme Court seeking urgent hearing of plea challenging disqualification
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Karnataka crisis: Rebel Congress, JD(S) MLAs move Supreme Court seeking urgent hearing of plea challenging disqualification

A total of 17 rebel MLAs were disqualified from the Karnataka Assembly ahead of the 29 July trust vote moved by then chief minister HD Kumaraswamy.

JD(S) expels three rebel MLAs disqualified from Karnataka Assembly for 'anti-party activities'
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JD(S) expels three rebel MLAs disqualified from Karnataka Assembly for 'anti-party activities'

JD(S) on Wednesday expelled three rebel MLAs who had abstained from voting in the trust vote for the HD Kumaraswamy government.

Congress expels 14 rebel MLAs for indulging in 'anti-party activities' week after fall of coalition govt in Karnataka
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Congress expels 14 rebel MLAs for indulging in 'anti-party activities' week after fall of coalition govt in Karnataka

The Congress on Tuesday expelled the 14 rebel MLAs from Karnataka who were responsible for bringing down the party's coalition government in the state

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Road ahead for BS Yediyurappa, Alex de Minaur at Atlanta Open, tax hike for super-rich; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Road ahead for BS Yediyurappa, Alex de Minaur at Atlanta Open, tax hike for super-rich; today's must-read stories

Editor's Picks: Road ahead for BS Yediyurappa, BJP's inability to rein in Kuldeep Singh Sengar, International Tiger Day; today's must-read stories.

Trust vote win not end of Karnataka crisis; BS Yediyurappa must humour rebel MLAs till SC rules on disqualification
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Trust vote win not end of Karnataka crisis; BS Yediyurappa must humour rebel MLAs till SC rules on disqualification

With the disqualification of the 17 rebel MLAs in Karnataka, BS Yediyurappa doesn't have the headache of satisfying them with ministerial berths, but the BJP must keep them in good humour as the SC judgment could go either way

After winning Karnataka trust vote, BS Yediyurappa to focus on cabinet expansion; process likely to be completed by weekend
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After winning Karnataka trust vote, BS Yediyurappa to focus on cabinet expansion; process likely to be completed by weekend

According to BJP sources, Yediyurappa is likely to visit Delhi soon and hold discussions with the party leadership in this regard.

Karnataka BJP MLAs to stay at Bengaluru hotel ahead of floor test tomorrow; Section 144 imposed around Vidhana Soudha
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Karnataka BJP MLAs to stay at Bengaluru hotel ahead of floor test tomorrow; Section 144 imposed around Vidhana Soudha

In a bid to keep its flock intact, Karnataka BJP has decided to make its MLAs stay at hotel Chancery Pavilion for the night, just ahead of the vote of confidence in Vidhana Soudha on Monday

Congress high command to decide future of alliance with JD(S) in Karnataka, Siddaramaiah to be leader of Opposition, says Deve Gowda
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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.

Karnataka crisis: Rebel JD(S) MLA AH Vishwanath to approach SC against disqualification, says Speaker's decision was 'against the law'
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Karnataka crisis: Rebel JD(S) MLA AH Vishwanath to approach SC against disqualification, says Speaker's decision was 'against the law'

'The disqualification is against the law...just under a whip served on them, you cannot force the legislators to come to the House,' Vishwanath said.

BS Yediyurappa says 'will 100% prove majority' in trust vote tomorrow, will table finance bill after winning confidence motion
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BS Yediyurappa says 'will 100% prove majority' in trust vote tomorrow, will table finance bill after winning confidence motion

A day ahead of seeking the trust vote in the Karnataka assembly, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday expressed confidence about proving majority.

Congress, JD(S) welcome Karnataka Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar's 'honest decision' to disqualify 14 more dissident MLAs
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Congress, JD(S) welcome Karnataka Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar's 'honest decision' to disqualify 14 more dissident MLAs

After days of high-drama and heated debates, the Karnataka government fell on Tuesday as it lost the trust vote in the House. Following the defeat, HD Kumaraswamy submitted his resignation to Governor Vajubhai Vala at Raj Bhavan, along with his cabinet ministers.

Daily Bulletin: BJP mulls no-confidence motion against K'taka Speaker; Congress leader Jaipal Reddy passes away; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: BJP mulls no-confidence motion against K'taka Speaker; Congress leader Jaipal Reddy passes away; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: In the latest episode of Mann ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his thoughts on Sunday at 11 am, second time after assuming office for the second term; political dilemma in Karnataka continues; more top stories of the day

BJP picks BS Yediyurappa as Karnataka CM again: Saffron party has taken calculated risk with a slender majority
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BJP picks BS Yediyurappa as Karnataka CM again: Saffron party has taken calculated risk with a slender majority

The party's state unit, led by BS Yediyurappa, had been working as if there was no tomorrow to destabilise the notoriously fickle and wobbly government of the coalition of Congress and Janata Dal (Secular). But after the government finally collapsed on 23 July, Shah waited some 60 hours before nodding his wise head and letting BS Yediyurappa take oath as the chief minister.

BS Yediyurappa takes oath as Karnataka CM for fourth time, says he'll prove majority in Assembly on 29 July
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BS Yediyurappa takes oath as Karnataka CM for fourth time, says he'll prove majority in Assembly on 29 July

Governor Vajubhai Vala administered the oath of office and secrecy to the 76-year old Yediyurappa at a ceremony at the Raj Bhavan. No other cabinet ministers were sworn-in during the ceremony.

Twist in Karnataka crisis: Speaker disqualifies Independent R Shankar, two rebel Congress MLAs under anti-defection law
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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.

Lessons from Karnataka constitutional crisis: Speaker's functioning must be effectively regulated to ensure impartiality
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Lessons from Karnataka constitutional crisis: Speaker's functioning must be effectively regulated to ensure impartiality

The political slugfest in Karnataka raised pertinent constitutional questions about the vitality of our federated parliamentary democracy.

Karnataka politics updates: Speaker says Independent R Shankar, two Congress legislators disqualified for current Assembly term
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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.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha passes amended UAPA Bill, Karnataka political crisis, GDP debate; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha passes amended UAPA Bill, Karnataka political crisis, GDP debate; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha passes amended UAPA Bill, Karnataka political crisis and the possibilities concerning government formation in the state, GDP debate; today's must-read stories

Karnataka coalition govt falls: MLAs flocked to discuss trust vote but took confidence motion off plate for biryani, black magic
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Karnataka coalition govt falls: MLAs flocked to discuss trust vote but took confidence motion off plate for biryani, black magic

The Karnataka political crisis, which ended with the appropriately dramatic 'fall' of the Congress-JD(S) coalition government, was resolved two days short of having dragged on for twenty (long) days.

BJP cancels legislative party meeting in Bengaluru, says 'in no hurry' to form govt in Karnataka
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BJP cancels legislative party meeting in Bengaluru, says 'in no hurry' to form govt in Karnataka

BJP calls off party legislative meet on Wednesday which was scheduled to take place at the party office in Bengaluru at 11 am today