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
HD Kumaraswamy’s resignation accepted by Karnataka governor after Congress-JD(S) coalition fails to survive trust vote
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy Tuesday submitted his resignation to Governor Vajubhai Vala shortly after losing the confidence motion in the Assembly
HD Kumaraswamy to vacate Karnataka CM's post, says Congress' DK Shivakumar; Dinesh Gundu Rao denies getting such proposal
Insisting that that the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) coalition in Karnataka will survive the ongoing political crisis in the state, Water Resources Minister DK Shivakumar said HD Kumaraswamy will vacate the Chief Minister’s position to save the combine
Karnataka Assembly to reconvene on 18 July for vote of confidence; confident that we will win trust motion, says Siddaramaiah
Congress Legislature Party leader Siddaramaiah on Monday said that discussion on the vote of confidence will be taken up on Thursday in the Karnataka Assembly
Siddaramaiah tells BJP to call off attempts to destabilise Karnataka govt after Congress leader says Kumaraswamy-led govt will fall after 10 June
Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah put to rest speculation of the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) combine in Karnataka being under threat after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 25 of 28 Lok Sabha seats in the state
Balakot air strikes shouldn't be politicised amid India-Pakistan hostilities; national interest needs precedence
Amid the India-Pakistan tensions, the need of the hour is for both BJP and the Opposition to set aside their political motives in national interest. Careful thought and diplomacy needs to pave the forward, not a political blame game.
Shiv Sena demands seat sharing with BJP like in 1995: Is this a viable route for Amit Shah's party ahead of LS polls?
The Shiv Sena has demanded that the Bharatiya Janata Party share seats with it according to the formula the two parties in 1995 but now that the BJP has 122 seats in the Maharashtra Assembly and the support of 16 other MLAs, it is unlikely to bend to this demand.
Karnataka MLA poaching: 'BJP offered huge amount to JD(S) MLA last night,' says HD Kumaraswamy, BJP denies allegation
Karnataka CM and JD(S) chief HD Kumaraswamy said when approached by the BJP as part of the saffron party's 'Operation Kamala', the JD(S) MLA said he was not in need of a gift and would like to be left alone.
Karnataka political turmoil: Congress calls meeting of MLAs; BJP to reportedly shift its legislators from Gurugram resort
The Congress has asked all its MLAs to meet at the Vidhan Soudha in Bengaluru on Friday. The party has issued a whip that any MLA who fails to turn up for the meeting will be expelled from the party and will face action under the anti-defection law.
Karnataka political turmoil: More Congress MLAs return home ahead of key legislative party meet today
Asked if disgruntled MLAs coming back into the party fold would be made ministers, Siddaramaiah said, "We have not told anyone that we will make them minister or any other thing. There is no disgruntlement in the Congress."
Karnataka MLA poaching row: Yeddyurappa says BJP faultless, accuses Kumaraswamy of offering money to MLAs himself
In the latest twist to the Karnataka poaching row, BJP state unit chief BS Yeddyurappa has alleged that CM HD Kumaraswamy has been "horse-trading" by offering money and ministerial posts to BJP MLAs.
Karnataka bypoll: BJP candidate’s dramatic withdrawal ensures cakewalk for HD Kumaraswamy’s wife in Ramanagara seat
With BJP's L Chandrashekhar withdrawing his candidature for the 3 November Ramanagara Assembly by-poll, Kumaraswamy's wife Anita Kumaraswamy is expected to have a cakewalk
Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar, 3 others charged by Enforcement Directorate in money laundering case
The Enforcement Directorate is expected to summon DK Shivakumar and other accused persons soon for recording their statements.
Ramesh Kumar elected Karnataka Assembly Speaker: Congress MLA represents Srinivasapur; all you need to know
Congress' KR Ramesh Kumar was elected as the Speaker of the House in Karnataka on Friday after the BJP withdrew its candidate S Suresh Kumar's candidature for the post.
Unfazed by the fall of its 3-day government last week in Karnataka, a defiant Bharatiya Janata Party's state unit will protest across the state on Wednesday against the formation of the Janata Dal (Secular) - Congress coalition government, said a party official on Tuesday.
Karnataka polls: BS Yeddyurappa does not have the numbers, should resign before floor test, says Ashok Gehlot
Ahead of the trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly at 4 pm, the Congress said BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa should have resigned immediately after the SC verdict
Karnataka polls: After SC's hearing on governor's choice of pro tem Speaker, stage set for floor test at 4 pm
It will all be a game of numbers in the Karnataka Assembly on Saturday, where the three-day-old Yeddyurappa government will face the critical floor test
Karnataka Election Result 2018: SC fixes 10:30 am hearing for Congress-JDS challenge to KG Bopaiah appointment
A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court has ordered that a floor test be conducted in Karnataka Assembly at 4pm on Saturday
Karnataka polls 2018: Pro tem speaker KG Bopaiah 'dented and tainted', says Congress; likely to move SC over appointment
The Congress on Friday took strong objection to the appointment of “dented and tainted” BJP MLA KG Bopaiah as the pro tem speaker ahead of the floor test in Karnataka assembly
BJP invited to form Karnataka govt: Why single largest party got governor's nod over post-poll coalition
The recent elections in Karnataka have thrown up a situation that has become common now in Indian Politics. One party is the single largest party, but a coalition of the opposition parties end up having enough seats to form a Government