Karnataka polls 2018

Fuel price fall after 16 days: Petrol price cut by 60 paise, diesel by 56 paise per litre

After 16 days of relentless price hikes, petrol price was today cut by about 60 paise a litre and diesel by 56 paise on the back of softening international oil rates and strengthening Indian rupee.

published on : 30th May 2018

Yeddyurappa not alone: 5 Leaders who could hold on to CM chair only for few days

Yeddyurappa, who resigned from the Karnataka CM post after serving just two days is not alone. Here are five more leaders who could hold the position of CM for just a little longer than a day.

published on : 20th May 2018

Victory of democracy, says AP CM Chandrababu Naidu on BJP government's fall in Karnataka

N Chandrababu Naidu today termed the resignation of B S Yeddyurappa as Karnataka Chief Minister a "victory of democracy" and said it was a day everybody should feel proud of.

published on : 19th May 2018

Yeddyurappa, a seasoned oarsman who failed to safely anchor the BJP boat

Yeddyurappa navigated the choppy waters of politics with the consummate ease of a seasoned oarsman,  but failed to anchor the BJP's boat safely in the shifting sands of Karnataka politics.

published on : 19th May 2018

Mayawati says use of money power not always helpful on BJP government's collapse in Karnataka

The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister also said that with the "defeat" in Karnataka, the BJP's "dream" of capturing every state has suffered a setback.

published on : 19th May 2018

Congress leaders to discuss power-sharing arrangement with JD(S) in Karnataka on Sunday

Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ashok Gehlot will arrive in Delhi tomorrow morning and hold discussions with Gandhi, before finalising the power-sharing arrangement with the JD(S).

published on : 19th May 2018

Governments formed by 'unholy alliances' unlikely to last long: Amit Shah on Congress-JD(S) combine

Shah maintained the party did not indulge in any manipulation, and said rather it was the Congress which not only indulged in horse-trading but has "bought the entire stable".

published on : 19th May 2018

People's mandate subverted by opportunistic Cong-JDS alliance, says B S Yeddyurappa

Yeddyurappa,who announced his decision without facing the trust vote after not being able to rustle up the numbers, charged that the JDS-combine had kept the MLAs in captivity.

published on : 19th May 2018

BJP's attempt to subvert democracy failed miserably: Arvind Kejriwal

BJP's attempt to "subvert democracy" in Karnataka has "failed miserably", Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said after the collapse of the three-day old B S Yeddyurappa government in the state.

published on : 19th May 2018

Democracy wins in Karnataka: Sitaram Yechury

Referring to the political development in Karnataka, CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Saturday said it is the victory of the people and democracy.

published on : 19th May 2018

Yeddyurappa resigns; Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala invites Kumaraswamy to form JD(S)-Congress coalition government in 15 days

The BJP had failed to prove its majority in the house after B S Yeddyurappa who was sworn in as chief minister three days ago, resigned to the post even before proving the floor test in the assembly.

published on : 19th May 2018

Truth can never be defeated: Tejashwi on developments in Karnataka

Tejashwi had led a delegation of RJD, Congress, CPI-ML and HAM leaders to Bihar Governor yesterday to stake claim to form government in the state on the lines of Karnataka.

published on : 19th May 2018

Karnataka effect: Congress holds protest demonstrations across Uttar Pradesh

Congress workers in Uttar Pradesh today held demonstrations across the state to protest the "unconstitutional and undemocratic" manner in which the BJP has formed the government in Karnataka.

published on : 19th May 2018

Bopaiah's appointment as Karnataka Assembly pro tem speaker : SC to hear plea on Saturday 10 30 am

The Supreme Court will on Saturday hear at 1030 hrs the writ petition jointly filed by Congress-JD(S) challenging the appointment of BJP MLA KG Bopaiah as Protem Speaker.‚Äč

published on : 18th May 2018

Congress-JD (S) moves Supreme Court, challenges pro tem Speaker's appointment

According to sources, the petition was placed before a registrar of the apex court but some defects were pointed out in the plea.

published on : 18th May 2018

Congress not given opportunity to form governments in Goa, Manipur: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi today said his party was denied the opportunity to form governments in Manipur and Goa despite having the highest number of seats in the respective Legislative Assemblies.

published on : 18th May 2018

Karnataka Assembly Pro tem speaker Bopaiah 'dented and tainted', will move court: Congress

Congress communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala said according to convention, the senior-most MLA is appointed the pro-tem speaker and the Governor should have followed past precedents.

published on : 18th May 2018

Fight for Karnataka: Congress MLAs to shift from Bengaluru resort

Congress on Thursday said that the party MLAs, lodged at Eagleton Resort in Bengaluru will be shifted today in order to avoid alleged horse-trading attempts by BJP.

published on : 18th May 2018

Responsibility to provide security to MLAs: Kumaraswamy on poaching

Kumaraswamy's statement comes hours after the Congress-JD(S) alliance moved a fresh plea in Supreme Court challenging Governor's decision to nominate an Anglo-Indian MLA to the state Assembly.

published on : 18th May 2018

Why hold polls, appoint CMs directly from Delhi: Uddhav Thackeray

Uddhav Thackeray today said the Centre might as well appoint chief ministers like it appoints governors, adding that "democracy was being disrespected".

published on : 18th May 2018
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