State has received lowest rainfall in 13 years so far; 215 of 284 dams are dry; on the other hand, Assam, Bihar and Punjab continue to grapple with floods.
A group of residents of Gajapati Nagar locality, led by BJP leader Ram Kumar Patra, staged demonstration before the Public Health Engineering Organisation office over water supply-demand.
It is also expected to allow him to gain full control over the state unit of the party, which now lacks a clear chain of command.
In the past 14 months, senior Congressman and Minister D K Shivakumar emerged as one of the most influential leaders in the party, as also the coalition government.
He tried hard to save his brother’s government from collapsing. From walking barefoot for the past few days to carrying lemons to ward off ‘evil’, in the end, nothing seemed to help.
First, the coalition partner, then his own partymen refused to let bickering die down. Then came the rebellion that cost the coalition dear, and things rapidly ran out of Venugopal’s control.
It is no secret that the Congress had a lot pegged on the survival of its coalition government in Karnataka, more so after the rout it faced in the Lok Sabha polls this year.
Encroachments choke and kill natural water channels in Pallavaram, residents irked by lack of planning for new drains
While Karnataka’s politicians were busy slugging it out at Vidhana Soudha for the past six days, netizens took to social media to mock the government and the state of affairs in the state.
It was then that Jarkiholi decided to settle scores with D K Shivakumar and the coalition government. Jarkiholi moved away from the coalition leaders and got close to the BJP leadership.
It’s a mission accomplished for Gokak strongman and chief rebel Congress MLA Ramesh Jarkiholi at long last.
From a self-proclaimed ‘helpless’ chief minister limited by the compulsions of the coalition, HD Kumaraswamy seemed to have come a long way to deliver a fiery speech on Tuesday.
Kumaraswamy, who made a long and impassioned speech, headed to the Raj Bhavan to submit his resignation to Governor Vajubhai Vala on late Tuesday night.
The region which has produced several political heavyweights is responsible for the fall of the coalition government headed by H D Kumaraswamy on Tuesday.
The political drama in the state has disappointed many, leaving them wondering whether they should ever vote for these kind of politicians again.