Yediyurappa swearing-in Karnataka CM Updates: BJP leader takes oath as chief minister for the fourth time
Karnataka Politics LIVE Updates: Chief minister-designate BS Yediyurappa has arrived at Raj Bhavan and set to take oath as the chief minister for the fourth time.
BS Yediyurappa is new Karnataka CM: Winning Monday's floor test, picking new Cabinet; challenges ahead for BJP
In a surprise move on Friday morning and giving a new twist to the Karnataka political crisis, BJP leader and former Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa staked claim to form the new government
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.
Congress accuses BJP of 'heinous horse-trading' after Karnataka government loses trust vote in Assembly
The Congress accused the BJP of carrying out 'one of the most heinous' horse-trading the country has ever seen and said it will hold nationwide protests against the 'immoral political destabilisation' after Karnataka government collapse
Karnataka Assembly Floor Test Updates: HD Kumaraswamy is now caretaker CM; Congress blames BJP for fall of govt
Karnataka Assembly Floor Test LIVE Updates: Upon accepting HD Kumaraswamy's resignation, Governor Vajubhai Vala told him to continue as the caretaker chief minister of Karnataka till a new government takes over. Vala also told Kumaraswamy that no executive decisions can be taken during this period.
The JD(S)-Congress coalition government in Karnataka has fallen 12 days after Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy sought to move the confidence motion in the state Assembly.
Karnataka political crisis: Only option left for BJP, Congress-JD(S) rebel MLAs is no-trust motion against Speaker Ramesh
The political drama in Karnataka will resume today after the weekend break. The widespread expectation is that KR Ramesh, Speaker of the Karnataka Assembly, will have written a brand new script to avoid voting in the confidence motion moved by Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy.
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.
SC order on Karnataka crisis: Court says rebel MLAs can't be compelled to take part in trust vote; fate of govt hangs in balance
Also welcoming the top court's decision was the Karnataka speaker, saying, "I will not delay decision on resignations, will work as per my constitutional role."
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.
Goa political crisis: Three ex-Congress MLAs likely to be inducted in BJP-led state cabinet tomorrow
Four Goa MLAs, including three Congress rebels who joined the ruling BJP a couple of days ago, would be inducted in the state cabinet on Saturday, sources said on Friday