Vajubhai Vala

Karnataka development a victory for democracy: Rajinikanth

The Tamil superstar, who is set to enter politics, said that he wasn't satisfied when the BJP was given 15 days time to form the government.

published on : 20th 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

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

Didn't press for replacing Karnataka pro tem speaker after live broadcast assurance: Congress

Congress leaders Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi, who represented the Congress and the JD(S) in the Supreme Court, said their entire aim of moving court was to ensure transparency.

published on : 19th May 2018

Karnataka Raj Bhawan has succumbed to pressure from BJP, Centre: Congress

Congress today accused the Karnataka Raj Bhawan of succumbing to pressure from the Centre and the BJP and disallowing the party to lodge its protest against the appointment of KG Bopaiah.

published on : 18th May 2018

Punjab Congress submits memorandum against Karnataka governor Vajubhai Vala

The chief minister lambasted the BJP-led government at the Centre for allegedly leaving no stone unturned to subvert the Constitution.

published on : 18th May 2018

BJP defends KG Bopaiah's appointment as Pro-tem Speaker

The role of Protem Speaker has become significant in view of Saturday's trial of strength wherein Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa has to prove his numbers on the floor of the assembly.

published on : 18th May 2018

Experts divided on Karnataka Governor’s decision to pick BS Yeddyurappa for Chief Minister

Constitution lacks specific guidelines for such face-offs; Sarkaria Commission recommendations often cited.

published on : 18th May 2018

Mixed legal response to Karnataka Governor row

Watching the political developments from the sidelines, constitutional experts gave a mixed response to the Governor Vala's move to allow B.S. Yeddyurappa to become the 23rd Karnataka chief minister.

published on : 17th May 2018

Congress seeks recall of Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, refers PM Modi's 2011 tweet

"Governor of Karnataka is bent upon destroying India's federal structure, urged PM to ask the President to recall him," Modi, who was then the Gujarat Chief Minister, had tweeted on May 19, 2011.

published on : 17th May 2018

Yeddyurappa's fate sealed in his letter to Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala: Chidambaram

The Congress veteran's comment came after the Supreme Court said government formation in the state would be subject to the final outcome of the case before it.

published on : 17th May 2018

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh lashes out at Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala for inviting BJP to form government

Amarinder expressed concern over the brazen shamelessness with which Governor Vala had murdered India’s democracy and Constitution by calling the minority party to form the government.

published on : 17th May 2018

Fight for Karnataka: Top five developments from Supreme Court's midnight hearing

Here the top developments from the Supreme Court's midnight hearing on Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's decision to invite the BJP to form the government in the state.

published on : 17th May 2018

Is Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala right in giving 15 days' time to BS Yeddyurappa to prove majority?

Here is a look at some past instances which show there is no set pattern in governors prescribing a timeframe.

published on : 17th May 2018

Congress dubs Karnataka governor inviting Yeddyurappa to form government 'murder of democracy', calls Vajubhai Vala 'BJP puppet'

Congress leader P Chidambaram also alleged that the Governor has given Yeddyurappa 15 days time to "convert" the number of 104 legislators to 111.

published on : 16th May 2018

Fight for Karnataka: Majority will be proved, Congress-JDS alliance 'unholy', says BJP

Invited to form government in Karnataka, BJP today asserted it would prove its majority in the assembly and dubbed the Congress-JDS post-election alliance "unholy and unacceptable.

published on : 16th May 2018

Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala invites Yeddyurappa to form government, gives 15 days to prove majority

Vala also asked Yeddyurappa to seek a vote of confidence within 15 days of assuming office as the chief minister. 

published on : 16th May 2018

CPI doubts if Governor Vajubhai Vala will allow JD(S)-Congress to form government in Karnataka

CPI general secretary Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy today expressed doubts as to whether the JD(S) would be allowed to form the government with the Congress's support in Karnataka.

published on : 16th May 2018

Convene House quickly as delay will allow horse-trading: Santosh Hegde to Karnataka Governor

With the Karnataka assembly polls throwing up a hung verdict, the BJP with 104 seats has fallen short of the half-way mark of 112.

published on : 16th May 2018

Fight for Karnataka | Supreme Court bench refuses to defer BS Yeddyurappa's swearing-in, pushes Congress-JD(S) petition matter to May 18

With Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala inviting BJP to form the government, BS Yeddyurappa will take oath as the state's 23rd Chief Minister on Thursday, 17 May 2018.

published on : 16th May 2018
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