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Congress wants Karnataka government dismissed, BJP says Chief Minister quoted out of context

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Saturday demanded dismissal of the BJP government in Karnataka following leak of an audio clipping in which Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa purportedly can be heard mentioning the disqualification of rebel Congress-JDS MLAs and alleged involvement of the saffron party’s central leadership. The BJP, however, said the chief minister was […]

Operation Lotus: Yediyurappa names Amit Shah in leaked video

NEW DELHI: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has hit out at party leaders for lack of support in “saving” the BJP government and not recognising the “sacrifice” of disqualified Congress-JD(S) MLAs, because of whom they could come to power. Yediyurappa has said that he feels like having committed a “crime” for occupying the Chief […]

Yediyurappa sworn in as Karnataka Chief Minister

BENGALURU: Karnataka BJP president B S Yediyurappa was sworn in as Chief Minister of the state for the fourth time on Friday. Governor Vajubhai Vala administered the oath of office and secrecy to the 76-year old Yediyurappa at a ceremony at the Raj Bhavan. Yediyurappa alone was sworn-in. Yediyurappa-led BJP ministry is assuming office three […]

Karnataka Assembly Speaker disqualifies three rebel MLAs

NEW DELHI: Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on July 25 disqualified Congress rebels Ramesh Jarakiholi and Mahesh Kumathalli and independent legislator R. Shankar till the end of the term of current House in 2023. Giving his ruling, the Speaker said he would take a decision on the remaining 14 cases in a “couple of […]

Karnataka Chief Minister submits resignation to Governor

BENGALURU: Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Tuesday submitted his resignation to Governor Vajubhai Vala shortly after losing the confidence motion in the Assembly. Soon after the outcome, Kumaraswamy drove to the Raj Bhavan along with deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara and other senior colleagues and handed over the resignation, officials said. “I hereby […]

Kumaraswamy loses confidence vote in Karnataka Assembly

BENGALURU: The Congress-JDS government in Karnataka collapsed on Tuesday after it lost the vote of confidence in the Assembly, ending the nearly three-week long high political drama in the state. With the numbers stacked against him, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy faced the defeat after winding up the debate for four days on the motion […]

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