BJP’s Yeddyurappa resigns as Karnataka CM, skips trust vote

BJP’s Yeddyurappa resigns as Karnataka CM, skips trust vote

BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa resigned as Karnataka’s chief minister on Saturday, minutes before a Supreme Court-ordered trust vote and two days after he was sworn in. “I’m resigning as chief minister. I’m grateful to the speaker for giving me this...
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To avoid poaching, Cong, JD(S) MLAs in Hyd ahead of floor test

To avoid poaching, Cong, JD(S) MLAs in Hyd ahead of floor test

A large group of MLAs belonging to the Congress and JD(s) reached Hyderabad in three buses on Friday morning amid fears of poaching by the BJP in an attempt to cobble up its numbers, especially in light of the Supreme...
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To prove majority SC orders BJP to take floor test at 4pm on Saturday

To prove majority SC orders BJP to take floor test at 4pm on Saturday

Three judges of the Supreme Court on Friday resumed hearing Opposition Congress party’s petition challenging Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala’s decision to invite BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa to form a government in Karnataka after elections in the state thre...
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Congress, RJD cite Karnataka decision, to stake claim to govts in Goa, Bihar

Congress, RJD cite Karnataka decision, to stake claim to govts in Goa, Bihar

The Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Thursday said they will ask governors in Goa and Bihar to invite their parties to form governments in the state, speaking afer the BJP came to power in Karnataka despite not...
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While BJP celebrates hollow victory, India will mourn defeat of democracy: Rahul Gandhi

While BJP celebrates hollow victory, India will mourn defeat of democracy: Rahul Gandhi

Soon after Bharatiya Janata Party’s B.S. Yeddyurappa Thursday was sworn-in as Chief Minister of Karnataka for third time, Indian National Congress (I) President Rahul Gandhi lashed out at the ruling party saying while the BJP celebrates its hollow victory, I...
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Yeddyurappa sworn in as Karnataka CM, Cong-JD(S) stage dharna outside Karnataka assembly

Yeddyurappa sworn in as Karnataka CM, Cong-JD(S) stage dharna outside Karnataka assembly

BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa took oath as the chief minister of Karnataka at the Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru on Thursday morning, hours after the Supreme Court rejected a petition seeking a stay on the ceremony. Karnataka governor Vajubhai Vala administered...
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Guv not inviting Kumaraswamy to form govt due to BJP pressure, Congress may move SC if denied chance to form govt

Guv not inviting Kumaraswamy to form govt due to BJP pressure, Congress may move SC if denied chance to form govt

The Congress may move Supreme Court if the Karnataka governor does not invite HD Kumaraswamy of the Janata Dal (Secular) to form the new government in the state with the help of the grand old party, sources said on Wednesday....
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Congress, Janata Dal(S) cry ‘HorseTrading’, BJP says politics an art of possibility

Congress, Janata Dal(S) cry ‘HorseTrading’, BJP says politics an art of possibility

The Congress and the JD(S), which plan to form a coalition government in Karnataka, alleged on Wednesday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was trying to poach their lawmakers but separately claimed later that the attempts so far had failed....
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18 Killed, Scores injured as under-construction flyover collapses in Varanasi

18 Killed, Scores injured as under-construction flyover collapses in Varanasi

At least 18 people were feared dead and many more trapped when a portion of an under-construction flyover collapsed in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi during the evening rush-hour on Tuesday, rescue workers said. The toll is expected to rise as a...
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Congress-Janata Dal(S) enter alliance to keep BJP out of power

Congress-Janata Dal(S) enter alliance to keep BJP out of power

B S Yeddyurappa, the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate, has met Karnataka governor Vajubhai Vala at the Raj Bhawan in Bengaluru to stake claim to form government. Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy is now meeting the governor. “Just now we...
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