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The ensuing Lok Sabha polls will be an acid test for JD(S)-Congress Coordination Committee chairman Siddaramaiah.
The Karnataka MLAs were upset ever since the cabinet reshuffle and expansion on December 22 that saw Jarkiholi's removal.
Legislator Umesh Jadhav said he will not quit the party or resign from the assembly membership.
Despite repeated notices & issuing of whips they have been found to be in violation by their continued absence.
Former chief minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday said the Congress party was committed to providing Uppara community the Scheduled Tribe status and he would support the community fully.
TNIE has accessed at least two such letters addressed to Athani MLA Mahesh Kamathalli and Kampli MLA G N Ganesh.
Congress legislators violating the whip has been the single biggest worry for its leadership.
Last month, Siddaramaiah had served notices to the four legislators who did not turn up at a Congress legislature party meeting in Bengaluru.
According to official sources, only the offices assigned to the tahsildar and assistant director of land records were partially functioning in the new taluks.
Commuters to Whitefield area have a new reason to cheer.
According to Gundu Rao, MLAs were being offered up to Rs 40 crore in order to switch sides.
Deve Gowda, Siddaramaiah shadowbox expected as Congress and JD(S) to discuss seat-sharing for Lok Sabha polls
As Lok Sabha polls draw near, and with it, the need to discuss seat-sharing between coalition partners, the underlying tensions between Congress and JD(S) are bursting out into the open.
Karnataka coalition tussle: Congress leaders facing humiliation from JD(S), Siddaramaiah tells Rahul Gandhi
But Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s message: Don’t adopt collision course, follow coalition dharma.
Gokak’s Ramesh Jarkiholi, Athani’s Mahesh Kumathalli and Ballari Rural’s B Nagendra along with Chincholli MLA Umesh Jadhav have been asked to appear in person before Siddaramaiah.
Even as the Congress and Siddaramaiah try to gloss over the issue, activists are not amused.