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Karnataka: IMD issues red alert for Kodagu, heavy rains for next 3 days

Kodagu (Karnataka) | July 20, 2019 4:11:22 AM IST
A "Red Alert" has been issued for the Kodagu district by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), forecasting heavy rains for next three days.... read..
 

Karnataka CM misses Governor's second deadline for floor rest (2nd Lead)

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Friday missed the second deadline of 6 p.m. set by Governor Vajubhai Vala to prove the Congress-JD(S)coalition government's majority in the Assembly.... read..
 

Karnataka crisis recalls landmark Bommai judgement from 25 years ago

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Recent events in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly hark back to its past over a quarter of a century ago as the state is again locked in a political crisis over legal and Constitutional interpretation.... read..
 

Heavy rainfall predicted in AP, Karnataka

New Delhi | July 20, 2019 10:41:22 AM IST
Southern states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Saturday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said today.... read..
 

Karnataka BJP legislators stage protest sleep in Assembly

Bengaluru |Friday, 2019 8:45:05 AM IST
Upping the ante, about 100 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators are sleeping in the Karnataka Assembly from Thursday night to protest against the delay in taking the floor test by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on the confidence motion he moved on Th... read..
 

Karnataka: Unidentified miscreants destroy Nava Brindavana in Gangavathi

Koppal (Karnataka) | July 19, 2019 7:11:19 AM IST
Temples of spiritual Gurus in Anegundi village of Gangavathi Taluk were destroyed allegedly by unidentified miscreants on Wednesday.... read..
 

Karnataka Governor directs CM to prove majority on Friday by 1:30 p.m. (Second Lead)

Bengaluru |Friday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
On a day of high drama in the Karnataka Assembly and swift developments later, Governor Vajubhai Vala on Thursday directed Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to prove his majority on Friday by 1:30 p.m.... read..
 

Karnataka Governor extends deadline, asks CM to prove majority by 6 p.m.

Bengaluru |Friday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala on Friday extended the deadline for Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to prove his government's majority in the state legislative Assembly here till 6 p.m., after the latter missed the 1.30 p.m. deadline set by the Governor.... read..
 

Congress moves Supreme Court over Karnataka

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Karnataka Congress President Dinesh Gundu Rao moved the Supreme Court on Friday, claiming that its July 17 order violated the party's right to issue a whip to its MLAs.... read..
 

BJP trying to abduct democracy in broad daylight in Karnataka: Congress

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Amid the crucial floor test of the 13-month-old Congress-Janata Dal-Secular government in Karnataka, the Congress on Thursday accused the BJP of abducting democracy in the broad daylight by using money and muscle power to throttle the mandate of an electe... read..
 

No floor test in Karnataka Assembly due to ruckus

Bengaluru |Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The much-awaited floor test in the Karnataka Assembly could not be conducted on Thursday due to ruckus between the ruling Congress-JD-S and opposition BJP over the Governor's 'interference' in the House proceedings, an official said.... read..
 

Karnataka Assembly adjourned without floor test due to ruckus (Lead)

Bengaluru |Friday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
The Karnataka Assembly was adjourned on Thursday without the floor test due to a ruckus between the ruling Congress-JD(S) and opposition BJP members over the Governor's "interference" in the House proceedings, an official said.... read..
 

Karnataka crisis: Yeddyurappa, other BJP MLAs dine, sleep inside Vidhana Soudha

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | July 19, 2019 3:41:23 AM IST
Adding a new twist to the ongoing political drama in the Karnataka, BJP legislators have staged a night-long sit-in at Vidhana Soudha, protesting against the Congress-JD(S) government dragging its feet on the trust vote. The BJP MLAs were seen having disc... read..
 

Karnataka CM urges Speaker to handle Governor's directive

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | July 19, 2019 6:11:26 PM IST
Virtually ruling out proving his majority in the Assembly by the second deadline set by the Governor, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Friday sought protection from the Assembly Speaker in the matter.... read..
 

Karnataka: BJP leaders refute allegations of horse-trading

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | July 19, 2019 5:11:29 PM IST
Former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Friday threatened to bring a breach of privilege motion against Kolar JD(S) MLA Srinivas Gowda for alleging that he was offered Rs 5 crore by the BJP.... read..
 

Karnataka CM to move SC for stay on floor test

Bengaluru |Friday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
A miffed Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy will move the Supreme Court for a stay on Governor Vajubhai Vala's order to prove majority in the Assembly by 1.30 p.m. on Friday, said an official.... read..
 

Karnataka Congress MLA still in Mumbai hospital

Mumbai |Friday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Karnataka Congress MLA Shrimant Balasaheb Patil, who had to be admitted to a government hospital on Thursday after he complained of chest pain, continues to be in hospital, a top official said here on Friday.... read..
 

Opposition walks out of Lok Sabha over Karnataka

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The opposition, including the Congress, DMK and TMC, on Friday walked out of the Lok Sabha over the Karnataka crisis, accusing the BJP of destabilizing the state government.... read..
 

Karnataka CM misses Governor's deadline for floor test in Assembly

Bengaluru |Friday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Friday missed the 1.30 p.m. deadline given by Governor Vajubhai Vala to prove majority in the state legislative Assembly here.... read..
 

Karnataka: Deputy CM arranges food for BJP MLAs on overnight protest

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | July 19, 2019 10:41:27 AM IST
Extending humanitarian assistance to the BJP MLAs sitting on an overnight protest in the Vidhana Soudha amid the political crisis in the state, Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara on Friday met the leaders and arranged food for them.... read..
 

Karnataka Congress MLA in Mumbai hospital, skips Assembly

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Karnataka Congress legislator Srimant Patil, who was admitted to a private hospital in Mumbai for treatment, is absent from the Assembly session to participate in the crucial trust vote which is underway, a party source said on Thursday.... read..
 

Karnataka: Yeddyurappa "hundred per cent confident" ahead of trust vote

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | July 18, 2019 1:12:04 PM IST
Ahead of the floor test in the Karnataka assembly, BJP State President BS Yeddyurappa exuded confidence about his party having more numbers in the house and asserted that the motion by the state government will be defeated.... read..
 

SC judgement on Karnataka rebel MLAs case 'clear violation of Constitution': Congress

New Delhi | July 18, 2019 2:41:19 PM IST
Congress on Thursday said that Supreme Court's judgement in Karnataka's rebel MLAs case was a clear violation of the Constitution.... read..
 

Karnataka braces for numbers game in Assembly

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
A desperate JD-S-Congress coalition government is pulling all stops to face the floor test in the Karnataka Assembly for ensuring its survival in the number game on Thursday.... read..
 

16 rebel MLAs who triggered Karnataka political crisis

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
In all, 16 rebel legislators, including 13 of the ruling Congress and three of the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) resigned from the Assembly, triggering a political crisis in Karnataka and leading to trial of strength in the state Assembly on Thursday.... read..
 

Karnataka CM moves confidence motion in Assembly

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Thursday moved the confidence motion in the state legislative Assembly to prove that his Congress-JD-S coalition government has majority in the House.... read..
 

Karnataka Assembly adjourned over ruckus on floor test

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
The Karnataka Assembly was adjourned on Thursday for 30 minutes following a ruckus between the ruling Congress-JD-S and opposition BJP members on the delay in holding the floor test on the confidence motion Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy moved earlier in... read..
 

Karnataka Governor writes to Kumaraswamy, asks him to prove majority by tomorrow afternoon

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | July 18, 2019 10:41:19 PM IST
Shortly after the Karnataka Assembly was adjourned on Thursday without a trial of strength, Governor Vajubhai Vala wrote a letter to Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy asking him to prove majority on the floor of the House by tomorrow afternoon.... read..
 

Karnataka crisis: Kumaraswamy govt to face trust vote today

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | July 18, 2019 7:11:23 AM IST
Janata Dal Secular-Congress coalition government, led by Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, will face its trust vote in the state Assembly on Thursday.... read..
 

Karnataka Assembly adjourned without trust vote

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | July 18, 2019 8:41:39 PM IST
Suspense over the fate of the Congress-JD(S) government in Karnataka continued after the Assembly was adjourned abruptly in the midst of a debate on the confidence motion moved by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy following an uproar over Governor Vajubhai V... read..
 

Congress raises concerns over Karnataka floor test

New Delhi | July 18, 2019 9:11:23 PM IST
Amid political turmoil in Karnataka, Congress on Thursday raised concerns over the implementation of the Supreme Court's order during the floor test in the state.... read..
 

Top Karnataka Congress MLA withdraws resignation

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Senior Karnataka Congress legislator R. Ramalinga Reddy withdrew resignation from his Assembly seat (BTM Layout in Bengaluru South) and attended the ongoing Assembly session for a trust vote moved by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to prove majority, a pa... read..
 

BJP MLAs on dharna tonight inside Karnataka Assembly

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | July 18, 2019 10:11:31 PM IST
The state unit BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa on Thursday announced to stage a night-long sit-in with party MLAs in the Assembly to protest against Congress-JDS government dragging its feet on trust vote.... read..
 

SC verdict leaves Karnataka govt hanging by a thread

New Delhi | July 17, 2019 3:11:25 PM IST
In an order that left the fate of the JD(S)-Congress coalition government in Karnataka hanging by a thread, the Supreme Court on Wednesday held that the 15 rebel MLAs of the ruling side cannot be compelled to participate in the trust vote in the Assembly ... read..
 

Karnataka knot: Lawyers argue court's jurisdiction

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned the contention of the Speaker of the Karnataka Assembly, which apparently indicated that the court had no jurisdiction over him.... read..
 

Will follow SC order on MLAs' resignations: Karnataka Speaker

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on Wednesday said he would follow the Supreme Court's order that the 15 rebel legislators of the ruling Congress-JD-S allies cannot be compelled to participate in the proceedings of the House.... read..
 

Speaker can't force legislator to continue: rebel Karnataka MLAs

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The court of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Tuesday saw lengthy arguments for nearly five hours as it heard the case related to resignation by 15 Congress MLAs of Karnataka, with contentions and counter contentions revolving around the legislative... read..
 

Cong, BJP hail SC verdict on Karnataka rebel MLAs

New Delhi | July 17, 2019 4:11:18 PM IST
The Congress and the BJP both have hailed the Supreme Court's Wednesday verdict in which the apex court said that 15 rebel Karnataka Congress-JDS MLAs cannot be compelled to participate in the trust vote on Thursday.... read..
 

Will follow SC order on MLAs' resignations: Karnataka Speaker (Lead)

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on Wednesday said he would follow the Supreme Court's order that the 15 rebel legislators of the ruling Congress-JD-S allies cannot be compelled to participate in the proceedings of the House on Thursday for fl... read..
 

Karnataka government transfers two IAS officers

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | July 17, 2019 11:11:30 PM IST
Karnataka government transferred two Indian Administrative Servies (IAS) officers, a notification from the state government said on Wednesday.... read..
 

Rebel Karnataka MLAs can't be compelled to participate in trust vote: SC

New Delhi | July 17, 2019 1:11:23 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that the 15 rebel Karnataka Congress-JD(S) MLAs cannot be compelled to participate in the trust vote in the Assembly tomorrow.... read..
 

Karnataka diverting more Mhadei water than allotted, will move SC: Goa CM

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Accusing Karnataka of drawing more water than it was allotted by the Mhadei Water Disputes Tribunal in its award in 2018, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday told the state legislative assembly that his government would soon file a special leave pet... read..
 

Congress says SC ruling on Karnataka crisis "terrible judicial precedent"

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The Congress on Wednesday described the Supreme Court order stating that 15 party Karnataka MLAs who have tendered their resignation cannot be compelled to participate in the proceedings of the House as a "terrible judicial precedent".... read..
 

15 Karnataka rebel MLAs to skip assembly session on July 18

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Buoyed by the Supreme Court's favourable order on their joint petitions to abstain from the Assembly, 15 Karnataka rebel legislators of the ruling Congress-JD-S allies said on Wednesday they would not attend the session on Thursday (July 18) for the trust... read..
 

Karnataka crisis: SC reserves order on rebel MLAs' plea till tomorrow

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 11:20:53 AM IST
The Supreme Court has reserved till Wednesday its order on petitions filed by 15 rebel MLAs of the Congress and JD-S in Karnataka seeking directions to the Assembly Speaker to accept their resignations.... read..
 

Karnataka BJP hails SC verdict on rebel MLAs' plea

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
A resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party's Karnataka unit on Thursday hailed the Supreme Court verdict on the joint petitions of the Congress-JD-S rebel legislators for directing the Assembly Speaker to decide on their resignations and allowing them to skip the... read..
 

Karnataka Congress blames BJP for its rebel MLAs' lockdown

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2019 11:20:54 AM IST
With time ticking away for the trust-vote on Thursday, a desperate Karnataka Congress on Tuesday blamed the opposition BJP for its rebel MLAs' lockdown in Mumbai.... read..
 

SC asks Karnataka Speaker what stopped him from deciding on MLAs' resignations (Lead)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Karnataka Speaker what stopped him from deciding on whether to accept or reject the resignations tendered by MLAs of the Congress-JD-S coalition on July 6.... read..
 

SC asks Karnataka Speaker what stopped him from deciding MLAs' resignations

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Karnataka Speaker what stopped him from deciding whether to accept or reject the resignations tendered by the MLAs of the JD-S-Congress coalition on July 6.... read..
 

Karnataka's Congress, JD-S MLAs 'fed-up' of resort stay

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
With beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy readying for floor test to prove majority in the state Assembly on Thursday, ruling Congress and JD-S legislators are upset with their leaders for forcing them to stay in resorts since over a wee... read..
 

Cops let off Karnataka Congress rebel MLA after quizzing

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the multi-crore Ponzi scam freed Karnataka Congress rebel legislator R. Roshan Baig from detention after quizzing him for over 9 hours, said an official on Tuesday.... read..
 
 
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