Ramesh Kumar
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 29.07.19

Yediyurappa wins trust vote, Speaker Ramesh Kumar quits

The new B.S. Yediyurappa government won the scheduled confidence vote on Monday, shortly after which Karnataka Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar resigned his post.Kumar resignation comes a day after he ha...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 16.07.19

Will go by the book: Speaker

Karnataka Speaker Ramesh Kumar, at the centre of the political storm in the state, jokingly suggested on Tuesday that he should not be judged on the basis of his “booming voice”. “When I speak, ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 13.07.19

Kumaraswamy ambushes BJP with trust vote call

Karnataka chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Friday asked the Assembly Speaker to set a date for a trust vote, throwing a surprise dare to the BJP after earning a breather from the Supreme Court.Kumar...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.07.19

Land woes rock Ranchi University

The senate meeting of Ranchi University on Friday witnessed stormy scenes as members accused the varsity authorities of not taking steps to resolve land woes of four colleges and accused the varsity a...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi


India  /  Published 25.07.19

3 MLAs in Karnataka disqualified

The Karnataka Speaker has disqualified three lawmakers for the rest of the current term of the legislature.If the disqualification holds, the MLAs cannot contest elections before 2023, the normal term...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

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 28.07.19

Karnataka Speaker axes all dissidents

Karnataka Speaker Ramesh Kumar on Sunday disqualified 14 rebel MLAs from the Congress and the Janata Dal Secular for violating their parties’ whips to attend the Assembly and vote for the then rulin...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 23.07.19

Sole trust vote surprise: pubs shut

The Karnataka outcome was more or less a foregone conclusion but as the verdict became clear on Tuesday, an element of the unexpected was indeed injected into Bangalore.Police declared prohibitory ord...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 22.07.19

Speaker tells government to complete trust vote process on Monday

The crucial Assembly proceedings that are expected to decide the fate of the 14-month old Congress-JDS coalition ministry began with Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar appealing to the government to honour its...
By PTI in Bangalore


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