Janata Dal Secular
India  /  Published 14.07.19

Karnataka crisis: ‘Rethink’ rebel has another rethink

A rebel Karnataka Congress MLA who had hinted at rethinking his resignation hopped onto a chartered flight to Mumbai on Sunday, jolting the coalition government’s hopes of winning back some of the d...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 13.07.19

MLA hints he will reconsider resignation

One of the disgruntled Karnataka Congress MLAs, M.T.B. Nagaraj, has hinted that he may consider withdrawing his resignation and said he would try and persuade others.Nagaraj, who is the state housing ...
By PTI in Bangalore

India  /  Published 10.07.19

Supreme Court to hear pleas of rebel MLAs

The Supreme Court will take up on Thursday for urgent hearing a joint petition filed by 10 Karnataka rebel Congress and Janata Dal Secular MLAs seeking a directive to Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kum...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.09.19

Rebels bat for kin, land BJP in a bind

The Congress and Janata Dal Secular rebels who were disqualified after helping the BJP grab power in Karnataka now want the ruling party to field their relatives in the upcoming 15 by-elections if the...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 11.09.19

Vokkaliga show of might against DKS arrest

The might of the Vokkaliga community was on display here on Wednesday, with 15,000 people marching 6km in protest against the Enforcement Directorate’s arrest of Congress strongman and caste member ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


India  /  Published 04.06.19

Karnataka JDS chief quits, accepts moral responsibility for Lok Sabha loss

Karnataka Janata Dal (Secular) chief H. Vishwanath resigned on Tuesday accepting 'moral' responsibility for the party's dismal show in the recent Lok Sabha polls. Vishwanath, an MLA, told reporters, '...
By PTI in Bangalore

India  /  Published 29.05.19

Karnataka allies mull ministry pill

Consensus eluded the Congress-JDS alliance in Karnataka as the partners met on Wednesday to find a way to tackle dissidence at a time the BJP’s sweep in the Lok Sabha polls in the state has put the ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 29.12.18

Congress-JDS friction over shuffle

The December 22 ministry shuffle by the Congress in Karnataka has caused friction with junior coalition partner Janata Dal Secular, which has broken a week’s uneasy silence to publicly warn the ally...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 13.11.19

17 set to join, BJP faces disquiet within

The Supreme Court verdict that upheld the disqualification of 17 Karnataka lawmakers but allowed them to contest the upcoming bypolls has thrown a new challenge to the BJP because of rising dissidence...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 17.03.19

Amit Shah moves to the ground floor

When it comes to winning elections, nothing can be left to chance. More so given the passion and obsession of the Bharatiya Janata Party president, Amit Shah, with polls. Hushed voices in the corridor...
By The Telegraph


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