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Karnataka BJP to elect Yeddyurappa as legislative party leader

Karnataka BJP to elect Yeddyurappa as legislative party leader

The party's state unit will also convey its decision to the BJP's parliamentary board for its consent to allow Yeddyurappa to head the new government as its chief minister.

Jul 24, 2019, 10:40 AM IST
Heavy rains lash Karnataka, red alert issued in Udupi and Kodagu districts

Heavy rains lash Karnataka, red alert issued in Udupi and Kodagu districts

The heavy rains will continue till Friday, July 26. 

Jul 24, 2019, 09:45 AM IST
Greed won today: Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi target BJP after trust vote defeat in Karnataka

Greed won today: Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi target BJP after trust vote defeat in Karnataka

Congress-JDS government in Karnataka collapsed after losing the trust vote in the Assembly. Both Rahul and Priyanka chose to launch scathing attacks against the BJP.

Jul 23, 2019, 23:47 PM IST
BSP expels Karnataka MLA for not voting in favour of HD Kumaraswamy

BSP expels Karnataka MLA for not voting in favour of HD Kumaraswamy

Congress-JDS combine could muster up 99 votes as against 105 of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the crucial trust vote in Karnataka Assembly.

Jul 23, 2019, 21:10 PM IST
HD Kumaraswamy loses trust vote, JDS-Congress government falls in Karnataka

HD Kumaraswamy loses trust vote, JDS-Congress government falls in Karnataka

Life comes a full circle for BS Yeddyurappa with BJP set to form the next government in Karnataka.

Jul 23, 2019, 20:25 PM IST
Heavy rain warning in Kerala, Karnataka for next 24 hours; Red alert in Kannur, Kasaragod

Heavy rain warning in Kerala, Karnataka for next 24 hours; Red alert in Kannur, Kasaragod

The rough weather conditions will prevail till Friday, July 26.

Jul 23, 2019, 10:17 AM IST
Karnataka Speaker summons rebel Congress MLAs for hearing

Karnataka Speaker summons rebel Congress MLAs for hearing

The political crisis in Karnataka continues with rebel MLAs seeking more time to appear before the Speaker.

Jul 22, 2019, 23:30 PM IST
BSP MLA N Mahesh to skip Karnataka floor test on 'Mayawati's direction'

BSP MLA N Mahesh to skip Karnataka floor test on 'Mayawati's direction'

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA N Mahesh who bagged the Congress-Janata Dal Secular government in Karnataka has said that he will not be attending the floor test on Tuesday. He said that he will skip

Jul 21, 2019, 17:41 PM IST
16 rebel MLAs who triggered Karnataka political crisis

16 rebel MLAs who triggered Karnataka political crisis

The political crisis in Karnataka led to trial of strength in the state Assembly on Thursday.

Jul 18, 2019, 12:05 PM IST
BS Yeddyurappa: Riding the rollercoaster of Karnataka politics

BS Yeddyurappa: Riding the rollercoaster of Karnataka politics

All eyes are on BS Yeddyurappa who is now once again set to become the Karnataka CM.

Jul 18, 2019, 10:51 AM IST
HD Kumaraswamy: Journey from a rebel to Chief Minister of Karnataka

HD Kumaraswamy: Journey from a rebel to Chief Minister of Karnataka

In the run up to the Assembly elections, the 58-year-old Vokkaliga leader was touted to play a kingmaker in Karnataka.

Jul 18, 2019, 10:51 AM IST
As Kumaraswamy faces floor test in Karnataka Assembly, here's a look at the number game

As Kumaraswamy faces floor test in Karnataka Assembly, here's a look at the number game

While the Supreme Court on Wednesday said that the rebel MLAs cannot be pressured to vote, Kumaraswamy has issued a whip to party MLAs to be present in the Assembly for the floor test. 

Jul 18, 2019, 10:26 AM IST
Karnataka's political crisis: Full timeline of how the drama has unfolded

Karnataka's political crisis: Full timeline of how the drama has unfolded

The battle for wielding political power in the state of Karnataka has been every bit as riveting as it has been bitter.

Jul 17, 2019, 12:39 PM IST
Karnataka Assembly numbers as CM Kumaraswamy gets ready for trust vote

Karnataka Assembly numbers as CM Kumaraswamy gets ready for trust vote

If the 15 MLAs skip the voting or if their resignations are accepted, the effective strength of the House will be reduced to 210, including the Speaker. 

Jul 17, 2019, 12:34 PM IST
Supreme Court allows rebel Karnataka MLAs to skip floor test, Yeddyurappa guns for Kumaraswamy

Supreme Court allows rebel Karnataka MLAs to skip floor test, Yeddyurappa guns for Kumaraswamy

Supreme court bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, asked the Speaker to decide on the fate of the 15 rebel Karnataka MLAs.

Jul 17, 2019, 11:13 AM IST
HD Kumaraswamy says SIT has detained Roshan Baig, BJP hits back

HD Kumaraswamy says SIT has detained Roshan Baig, BJP hits back

Roshan Baig, who had resigned from Congress recently and had said he will join BJP, is facing a probe in the IMA 

Jul 16, 2019, 07:15 AM IST
Karnataka political turmoil: Supreme Court to hear rebel MLAs' plea on Tuesday

Karnataka political turmoil: Supreme Court to hear rebel MLAs' plea on Tuesday

Rebel MLAs from Karnataka had moved Supreme Court and had alleged in their plea that the Speaker is deliberately delaying taking a decision on their resignations.

Jul 16, 2019, 07:01 AM IST
In letter to Mumbai Police, rebel Karnataka MLAs complain of threat from senior Congress leaders

In letter to Mumbai Police, rebel Karnataka MLAs complain of threat from senior Congress leaders

"We have absolutely no intentions in meeting Mallikarjun Kharge, GN Azad (Ghulam Nabi Azad) or any Congress dignitaries from Maharashtra and Karnataka."

Jul 15, 2019, 09:04 AM IST
Karnataka political turmoil: All eyes on Congress MLAs meet as BJP ups pressure

Karnataka political turmoil: All eyes on Congress MLAs meet as BJP ups pressure

BJP is pushing for a trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly even as Congress is desperate to put its own house in order so that the alliance government in Karnataka can yet be saved.

Jul 15, 2019, 07:40 AM IST
Karnataka political turmoil: DK Shivakumar likens Congress MLAs to tigers

Karnataka political turmoil: DK Shivakumar likens Congress MLAs to tigers

DK Shivakumar is confident there is no threat to the Congress-JDS government in Karnataka.

Jul 14, 2019, 12:00 PM IST