Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah finds nothing wrong in MLAs` foreign junket

A planned foreign tour of MLAs from Karnataka amidst drought in parts of the state has come under sharp criticism.

CM cancels MLAs study tour

Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on Tuesday ordered cancellation of an overseas "study" tour by a legislature committee and asked them to return.

Karnataka MLAs - junketing at a time of drought

It`s the local variation of Nero fiddling while Rome burned. Or politicians enjoying themselves while people suffer.

‘10 more Karnataka MLAs watched porn’

Chairman of the Legislature Committee probing the porngate episode, said eight to ten other legislators had also watched sleazy clips in the Assembly.

‘15 MLAs besides 3 ex-ministers watched porn’

In a dramatic twist to
the porngate scandal, a member of the Karnataka Assembly panel
probing the incident on Sunday claimed more than 15 MLAs,
including Opposition members, had watched the sleazy clippings.

MLAs disqualfied by Speaker: Yeddyurappa

Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa
on Monday submitted before the Karnataka High Court that he cannot be
impleaded for disqualification of five independents, as the
decision was taken by Speaker KG Bopaiah.

Disqualified Karnataka MLAs approach High Court

A division bench of the Karnataka High Court will on Monday hear a joint petition by 16 rebel legislators against their disqualification by Speaker KG Bopaiah ahead of the trust vote earlier in the day.