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SC ensured justice in Karnataka, it's a victory for democracy : Rajini

Chennai | Sunday, May 20 2018 IST
Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth, who has confirmed his entry into politics, on Sunday said the Supreme Court has ensured that justice is prevailed in the Karnataka political turmoil after the recent Assembly poll result which gave a fractured mandate. Talkin... read..
 

Victory of democracy: Chandrababu Naidu on BJP's Karnataka setback

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India] | May 20, 2018 6:11:48 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has termed the resignation of B S Yeddyurappa as Karnataka Chief Minister a 'victory of democracy'.... read..
 

Tripura Congress celebrates Karnataka victory

Agartala (Tripura) [India] | May 20, 2018 6:41:23 AM IST
A group of Congress workers burst crackers and distributed sweets to celebrate their victory in the Karnataka elections.... read..
 

8 VVPATs seized from labourer's house in Karnataka

Vijayapura (Karnataka) [India] | May 20, 2018 10:11:35 PM IST
Eight Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trails (VVPATs) without batteries were seized from a labourer's house, on Sunday here, a week after elections were conducted in the state.... read..
 

BJP completely exposed in the govt forming in Karnataka: Selja

Ambala | Sunday, May 20 2018 IST
Rajya Sabha Member Kumari Selja on Sunday said that the BJP had been completely exposed in the government forming in Karnataka. She said that if could not form the ministry despite its utmost efforts by indulging in horse trading. She said that determin... read..
 

Karnataka cabinet formation yet to be discussed with Congress: Kumaraswamy

Bengaluru | Sunday, May 20 2018 IST
Karnataka Chief Minister designate H D Kumaraswamy today said that Janata Dal (S) legislators had left to his discretion the constitution of the new ministry and he was yet to discuss the issue with coalition partner Congress about formation of his new Ca... read..
 

Post Karnataka fiasco: BJP looks for the 'fall guy'

By KN Ashok and Nirendra Dev New Delhi | Sunday, May 20 2018 IST
Did BJP miss the services of leaders like Ram Madhav and Himanta Biswa Sharma in Karnataka? In the wake of unceremonious exit from the corridors of power in Karnataka, a quick soul searching and analysis have already begun in the BJP camp and there is a s... read..
 

Tejaswi accuses Nitish of supporting BJP`s 'bare corruption' in Karnataka

Patna | Sunday, May 20 2018 IST
Senior RJD leader and Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly Tejaswi Yadav today fired fresh salvo at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar by accusing him of supporting BJP`s alleged democratic hooliganism and bare corruption in Karnataka. Reacting on his officia... read..
 

Sanjay Nirupam compares Karnataka guv's loyalty to dogs

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | May 19, 2018 8:11:26 PM IST
Former Member of Indian Parliament, Sanjay Nirupam, on Saturday made a derogatory remark on Karnataka governor Vajubhai R. Vala, drawing a parallel with the loyalty of dogs.... read..
 

Karnataka trust vote: SC says Bopaiah to stay pro tem speaker

New Delhi |Saturday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST
Disposing off an application by the Congress and the JD-S questioning Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's decision to appoint K.G. Bopaiah as the pro tem speaker in the assembly, the Supreme Court on Saturday said he will remain the interim speaker and th... read..
 

New Karnataka assembly session begins, MLAs take oath

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST
Governor Vajubhai Vala on Saturday convened the 15th Karnataka Assembly in the Vidhana Soudha here. It began with the newly-elected legislators taking oath.... read..
 

Karnataka trust vote: SC says Bopaiah to stay pro tem speaker (Lead)

New Delhi |Saturday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
Disposing off an application by the Congress and the JD-S questioning Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's decision to appoint K.G. Bopaiah as the pro tem speaker in the Assembly, the Supreme Court on Saturday said he will remain the interim speaker and the... read..
 

Kumaraswamy invited to form government in Karnataka (Lead)

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R Vala on Saturday invited Janata-Dal-Secular's legislative party leader H.D. Kumaraswamy to form the next government in the state, following the resignation of BJP's B.S. Yeddyurappa ahead of his trust vote.... read..
 

Will Shivakumar be rewarded for post-poll management in Karnataka?

New Delhi | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST
Close on the heels of the exit of BS Yeddyurappa in Karnataka, speculation is rife on who would be Congress nominee for the prize post of deputy chief ministership in the state. Even as two prominent names DK Shivakumar and the KPCC President G Parameshwa... read..
 

Modi is corruption, hope BJP learnt lessons from Karnataka: Rahul (Second Lead)

New Delhi |Saturday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
In a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi following the resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa ahead of the trust vote, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday termed him "corruption" and that Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah a... read..
 

Akhilesh demands resignation of Modi after Karnataka defeat

Lucknow | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav has demanded resignation of the Narendra Modi government following BJP's defeat in the recently held Karnataka polls. "Today it has been proved that People's mandate is bigger than the money power. People who w... read..
 

Jharkhand Congress celebrates as BSY resigns in Karnataka

Ranchi | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST
​ The Jharkhand Pradesh Congerss Committee erupted in celebrations following the resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa.​ The excited party workers and leader busted crackers and distributed sweets as part of the celebrations at the ... read..
 

APCC welcomes Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa's resignation

Vijayawada May 19 | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST
Asserting that the Supreme Court had protected the democracy in the country, Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC), while welcoming the resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa in the Assembly on Saturday, predicted that it's a beginning... read..
 

Karnataka Assembly Session begins

Bengaluru | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST
The 15th Karnataka Assembly began its Session with Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa taking the oath as member of the House. He was elected in the May 15 election from Shikaripur in Shivamogga District. Former Chief Minister and Congress Legislative Parry l... read..
 

Karnataka events vindication of Congress' moral, political stand: Amarinder

Chandigarh | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh hailed Saturday's developments in Karnataka Assembly as a vindication of Congress party's moral and political stand, and a total loss of face for the BJP, which had stooped to new lows of political impropriety in its ... read..
 

Kumaraswamy to take oath as Karnataka CM on May 21

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | May 19, 2018 9:11:28 PM IST
H. D. Kumaraswamy will take oath as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on May 21 between 12 noon and 1 pm.... read..
 

Democracy saved in Karnataka because of SC: Stalin

Puducherry | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST
DMK Working President M K Stalin on Saturday said that democracy has been saved in Karnataka because of the Supreme Court. Reacting to the developements in Karnataka and the resignation of Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, Mr Stalin who is here to hav... read..
 

Congress celebrates fall of 3-day BJP government in Karnataka

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
Celebrations broke out at the Congress party office here as hundreds of its cadres greeted the fall of the 3-day BJP government on Saturday by bursting firecrackers and distributing sweets among themselves and even passersby.... read..
 

Modi is corruption, hope BJP learnt lessons from Karnataka: Rahul (Lead)

New Delhi |Saturday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi launched a stinging attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday following the resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa ahead of the trust vote in assembly, stating that "PM is corruption" and there is... read..
 

Congress boosts in UP after Karnataka success

Lucknow | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST
The victory of the Congress in Karnataka gave a new boost to the Congressmen in Uttar Pradesh who burst crackers and distributed sweets to celebrate the occasion here on Saturday evening. The party said defeat of Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka is r... read..
 

Yechury: democracy wins in Karnataka

Kannur | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST
Referring to the political development in Karnataka, CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Saturday said it is the victory of the people and democracy. Inaugurating the E K Nayanar Memorial Academy Complex at Burnassery in the Kannur Cantonment ... read..
 

Kumaraswamy invited to form government in Karnataka (Second Lead)

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R Vala on Saturday invited Janata-Dal-Secular's legislative party leader H.D. Kumaraswamy to form the next government in the state, following the resignation of BJP's B.S. Yeddyurappa ahead of his trust vote.... read..
 

Mamata congratulates new Karnataka Chief Minister probable HD Kumaraswamy

Kolkata | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST
Soon after Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa's resignation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday congratulated new Karnataka Chief Minister probable HD Kumaraswamy. She said Mr Kumaraswamy invited her in oath taking ceremony which ... read..
 

SC to hear plea against Karnataka pro-tem Speaker Bopaiah today

New Delhi | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST
The Supreme Court on Saturday will hear a joint petition filed by the Congress and the JD (S) challenging the Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's decision to appoint KG Bopaiah, as the pro-tem Speaker. On Friday night, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra ... read..
 

Karnataka floor test: Section 144 clamped in Mangalore

Mangalore (Karnataka) [India] | May 19, 2018 6:41:41 AM IST
Amid the political ruckus in Karnataka, section 144 has been imposed in Mangalore as a precautionary measure ahead of the Supreme Court's order directing Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) B.S. Yeddyurappa to prove majority in the state assembly on Saturday.... read..
 

Back to square one; Yeddyurappa loses numbers game; steps down as Karnataka CM; Kumaraswamay invited

Bengaluru | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST
Exit BJP, enter JD(S)-Congress. Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala invited former Chief Minister and JD-S state president H D Kumaraswamay to form the next government and gave him 15 days time. Defeated in the numbers game, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Ye... read..
 

Karnataka politics, oil prices to exert pressure on rupee: Experts

Mumbai |Saturday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
The prospects of a non-BJP government in Karnataka, along with persistently high global crude oil prices are expected to further weaken the Indian rupee, say experts.... read..
 

Democracy finally won in Karnataka, says Pilot

Jaipur |Saturday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
The resignation of newly-elected Karnataka Chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Saturday ahead of the floor test is a big victory of democracy in India, said Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Saturday.... read..
 

BJP loses Karnataka as CM Yeddyurappa quits before trust vote (Intro Roundup)

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
In an anti-climax to the hectic political developments since the split verdict in May 12 Karanataka Assembly polls, the BJP lost power in Karnataka as Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned on Saturday before the trust vote, as he did not have the numbe... read..
 

Amarinder seeks Karnataka Governor's resignation

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday demanded the immediate resignation of Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R. Vala in view of the latest political developments in the southern state.... read..
 

BJP attempts to subvert democracy failed in Karnataka: Kejriwal

New Delhi |Saturday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said here on Saturday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s attempts to "subvert democracy" has "miserably failed" in Karnataka.... read..
 

Karnataka MPs Yeddyurappa, Sreeramulu quit Lok Sabha

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister and BJP legislature party leader B.S. Yeddyurappa along with co-legislator B. Sreeramulu resigned as Lok Sabha members on Saturday after taking oath as the MLAs of the newly-constituted state Legislative Assembly, a party official... read..
 

Karnataka trust vote: Bopaiah to stay pro tem speaker (Second Lead)

New Delhi |Saturday, 2018 4:15:05 PM IST
The Congress-JD(S) plea for ouster of K.G. Bopaiah as pro tem speaker of Karnataka Assembly was floored on Saturday as Karnataka government informed the Supreme Court about the live telecast of the floor test proceedings to ascertain the majority support ... read..
 

Yeddyurappa resigns as Karnataka CM before trust vote

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned on Saturday before facing a crucial trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly with numbers stacked against the BJP in the newly elected House.... read..
 

All our MLAs will be present to vote: Karnataka Congress leader

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar on Saturday said MLAs of his party would be present in the Karnataka Assembly where the BJP government led by Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa faces a crucial trust vote.... read..
 

Yeddyurappa steps down as Karnataka CM before trust vote (Lead)

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned on Saturday before facing a crucial trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly with numbers stacked against the BJP in the newly elected House, bringing an end to a political thriller that began after May 12 elections th... read..
 

Yeddyurappa steps down as Karnataka CM

Bengaluru, (Karnataka) [India] | May 19, 2018 5:11:28 PM IST
The Karnataka government led by B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned before going in for the floor test in the Vidhan Soudha here on Saturday.... read..
 

Yeddyurappa steps down as Karnataka CM before trust vote (Second Lead)

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned on Saturday before facing a crucial trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly with numbers stacked against the BJP in the newly elected House, bringing an end to a political thriller that began after May 12 elections th... read..
 

Karnataka politics, oil prices plunge equity indices (Market Review)

Mumbai |Saturday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
The political stand-off in Karnataka, along with the persistent rise in global crude oil prices and a large outflow of foreign funds, pulled the key Indian equity indices deep into the red in the week just-ended.... read..
 

Thank God, there is Supreme Court: Chidambaram on Karnataka episode

New Delhi | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST
Slamming the BJP for ''subverting the democracy'' in Karnataka after the fractured mandate delivered by the electorates, former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday accused the ruling parties of inventing scores of tricks ... read..
 

BJP loses Karnataka as CM Yeddy quits before trust vote (Roundup)

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
In an anti-climax to the hectic political developments since the split verdict in May 12 Karanataka Assembly polls, the BJP lost power in Karnataka as Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned on Saturday before the trust vote, as he did not have the numbe... read..
 

Karnataka CM B S Yeddyurapa resigns without seeking Confidence vote, blames Congress for conspiracy

Bengaluru | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST
Accusing the Congress of conspiring against his government, Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Saturday announced his resignation in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly barely three days after he was sworn in and did not press for taking up the motion of ... read..
 

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa moves Confidence motion

Bengaluru | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST
Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Saturday moved a motion of confidence in the Legislative Assembly seeking the members of the House to provide him an opportunity to serve the people, especially farmers who are suffering due to failure failure ... read..
 

Hope BJP-RSS learnt lesson from Karnataka: Rahul

New Delhi |Saturday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked the BJP and the RSS following resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, saying hopefully they got a lesson that institutions and will of the country cannot be disrespected.... read..
 

BJP's attempts to subvert democracy have failed in Karnataka: Kejriwal

New Delhi | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday lambasted BJP after its Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa's resigned before the floor test in the state Assembly, saying that BJP's lust for power through foul means stands completely expos... read..
 

Yedyurappa was Karnataka CM for three days, shortest tenure

Bengaluru | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST
BJP Veteran B S Yeddyurappa will go on record for enjoying the shortest term as Chief Minister of Karnataka --for a mere three days. Mr Yeddyurappa who was sworn in on May 17, as he had promised before the Assembly elections, resigned even before he could... read..
 
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