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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 the trust vote as per the direction of BJP supremo Mayawati, news agency ANI reported.

Jul 21, 2019, 17:41 PM IST

Karnataka floor test delayed till Monday

Karnataka assembly floor test has been delayed till Monday as JDS-Congress coalition government on Friday ignored Governor Vajubhai Vala's deadlines to prove majority in the House.

Jul 20, 2019, 08:38 AM IST

Breaking News: Governor directs CM HD Kumaraswamy to face floor test by 6pm

The Karnataka Assembly failed to meet the 1.30 pm deadline set by Governor Vajubhai Vala for CM HD Kumaraswamy to prove his majority in the House.The Governor has now directed CM HD Kumaraswamy to face floor test by 6pm. Watch full video to know more.

Jul 19, 2019, 16:44 PM IST

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

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 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

Congress, JDS issue whip to MLAs to attend Monsoon Session of Assembly on Friday

The Congress-JDS government, which came to power around 13 months ago, plunged into a serious crisis on Saturday following the resignation of over a dozen MLAs from the two parties.

Jul 11, 2019, 22:39 PM IST

Karnataka Assembly adjourned for the day amid BJP protests against govt

A chaotic scene greeted Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar as he entered, with the BJP MLAs in the Well of the House.

Feb 07, 2019, 13:52 PM IST

Karnataka Speaker fumes over absence of ministers, says ‘they can’t take the House lightly’

Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar on Wednesday took strong exception to the absence of several ministers in the House.

Jul 04, 2018, 17:39 PM IST

Congress should drop Rahul as PM candidate, says Gujarat BJP chief

With the BJP set to emerge as the single largest party in Karnataka, Gujarat BJP president Jitu Vaghani today advised the Congress to replace Rahul Gandhi as its prime ministerial face.

May 15, 2018, 18:36 PM IST

Congress to support JD(S) to form government in Karnataka

The Congress has announced to support the Janata Dal (Secular) to form the next government in Karnataka.

May 15, 2018, 16:50 PM IST

Karnataka assembly session called off as Congress MLAs attend meeting called by Rahul Gandhi

Today's session of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly was reportedly called off as ruling Congress MLAs rushed to attend a crucial meet called by AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi who had come here to re-launch the 'National Herald' newspaper, which was founded by former prime minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru.

Jun 12, 2017, 16:05 PM IST

BJP flays Siddaramaiah government for not waiving off farmers' loans

Criticising the government for not announcing loan waiver despite consecutive years of drought, opposition BJP in Karnataka Assembly on Monday called the budget presented by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah as a budget of debt.

Mar 20, 2017, 18:07 PM IST

Kambala bill sent to President for assent

A Bill passed recently by Karnataka Assembly to legalise traditional buffalo race "Kambala" and bullock cart races has been sent to the President for his assent, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T B Jayachandra said today.

Feb 22, 2017, 22:37 PM IST

Kambala Bill, inspired by Jallikattu Bill in Tamil Nadu, passed in Karnataka Assembly

Kambala involves a pair of buffaloes tied to the plough and anchored by one person.

Feb 13, 2017, 13:05 PM IST

Deputy SP suicide: Opposition continues protest in Karnataka Assembly

Staging a day-night protest in Karnataka Assembly in support of its demand for a CBI probe and sacking of minister K J George.

Jul 14, 2016, 16:34 PM IST

BJP accuses Congress govt of trying to wind up Lokayukta in Karnataka

BJP members in the Karnataka Assembly continued their dharna for the second day on Wednesday, accusing the Congress government of trying to wind up the Lokayukta institution, but later withdrew it following an appeal by the Speaker Kagodu Thimmappa.

Nov 25, 2015, 22:31 PM IST

Karnataka Assembly passes land revenue, civil services amendment bills

Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Friday passed a bill amending land revenue act as well as an amendment bill relating to transfer of teachers by voice vote.

Jul 31, 2015, 16:54 PM IST

Angry Karnataka CM flings copy of budget into well of Assembly

 Ruling Congress and BJP members were locked in a verbal clash in Karnataka Assembly on Friday over alleged cut in funding of centrally-sponsored schemes, with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, angry with disruptions, flinging a copy of the budget into the well of the House.

Jul 24, 2015, 18:50 PM IST

Bill to ease steps for Lokayukta's removal tabled in Karnataka Assembly

A bill simplifying the procedure for removal of Lokayukta was tabled in the Karnataka Assembly on Thursday, in the light of a raging row over an alleged bribery scandal that has hit the state's anti-graft ombudsman with growing clamour for his exit.

Jul 23, 2015, 21:29 PM IST