Taking a tough stand, the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh today said it would soon seek disciplinary action against the nine rebel MLAs who voted against the Government during a no-confidence motion last week.
A day after asking Congress MLAs who have been openly siding with former MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy to resign from their posts, AP CM N Kiran Kumar Reddy appeared to have backtracked even as the "rebels" upped their ante against him.
Hailing the Karnataka HC verdict upholding the disqualification of 11 BJP rebel MLAs, Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa described it as "epoch making" and a major step towards eradicating the menace of defection in the country.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS
Yeddyurappa will face the trial of strength in the state
Assembly on Monday under a surcharged atmosphere triggered off by
disqualification of 16 rebel MLAs, including 11 BJP men, by
With the crisis that gripped the
Karnataka`s BJP government getting resolved on Sunday, some of the
rebel legislators said here that they would work for the development of the state under the leadership of Chief