Janata Dal Secular Congress Alliance
India  /  Published 18.08.19

Yediyurappa for CBI probe into tapping charge

Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Sunday said he would order a CBI probe into allegations of phone-tapping during the previous government’s tenure.The chief minister cited demands by seve...
By PTI and Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 02.08.19

Why Karnataka's crisis matters to all of us

An intriguing constitutional question arose during the recent political crisis in Karnataka that led to the fall of the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) coalition government. The resignation of the membe...
By P. Puneeth

India  /  Published 25.07.19

Restless BJP awaits word from top

BJP leaders in Karnataka appeared restless on Thursday as their wait to form the next government continued with no word from the central command.Speaker Ramesh Kumar disqualified two rebel Congress ML...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 22.07.19

Diabetes delays Karnataka trust vote

The Karnataka Assembly was adjourned again on Monday without a floor test, this time close to midnight, and one of the reasons was the presence of diabetics.The House was adjourned after a face-off be...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 18.07.19

Trust vote drama: Governor steps in

Karnataka governor Vajubhai Vala has “prima facie” declared no-confidence in the H.D. Kumaraswamy government and asked the chief minister to prove his majority in the Assembly before 1.30pm on Fri...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


India  /  Published 07.07.19

Karnataka Assembly drama: Hop on, jet taxiing

The Congress-Janata Dal Secular government in Karnataka was plunged into crisis with its majority reduced to just one after 11 of its MLAs resigned together on Saturday and apparently flew out of the ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 14.11.19

The BJP has regularized defection into open strategy

The Karnataka Speaker was partly right. The Supreme Court has upheld the disqualification of the 17 members of the legislative assembly in Karnataka who, by crossing the floor — 16 of them have join...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 24.05.19

Cong, JDS raise unity shield in Karnataka

Karnataka’s shaken and dissidence-hit ruling coalition partners on Friday resolved to “strengthen the chief minister’s hands” and not let the state government collapse because of the drubbings...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 12.07.19

‘Forthwith’ Supreme Court order to Karnataka Speaker

The Supreme Court on Thursday morning directed Karnataka Speaker Ramesh Kumar to decide on the resignations by 10 ruling alliance MLAs “forthwith, in the course of the remaining day” and place his...
By TT Bureau in Bangalore

India  /  Published 26.09.19

EC to defer Karnataka by-elections

The Election Commission on Thursday assured the Supreme Court that it would “defer” the October 21 Assembly by-elections for 15 Karnataka constituencies to enable the apex court to decide petition...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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