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Yediyurappa "perturbed" about winnability of disqualified MLAs: Deve Gowda

The BJP has fielded 13 disqualified legislators as its candidates for the December 5 Karnataka assembly byelections, hours after the rebels joined the party.

published on : 15th November 2019

Out in the cold, former Karnataka Congress MLA Roshan Baig may go Independent in bypoll

Sources said after the Supreme Court verdict allowing disqualified legislators to contest the bypolls, Baig was planning to join BJP along with other leaders.

published on : 15th November 2019

BJP fields 13 disqualified MLAs for Karnataka assembly bypolls

The BJP is yet to announce its candidates for the remaining two assembly seats where bypolls will be held in December.

published on : 14th November 2019

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa calls defectors joining BJP as 'future MLAs and Ministers'

BJP, which aims to win a majority of the 15 constituencies where bypolls will be held is likely to field most of the defectors as the party candidates.

published on : 14th November 2019

Swapping sides was easy, but bypoll will be a tightrope walk for Karnataka's rebel Congress MLAs

Sources said the top Congress leadership is keen to avenge itself against Jarkiholi for leading the team of rebels that toppled the coalition government.

published on : 14th November 2019

Legal experts in Karnataka hail SC verdict on disqualified MLAs

Affirming the findings of the apex court on disqualification, they said that the Assembly Speaker did cross his jurisdiction in barring disqualified MLAs from contesting polls.

published on : 14th November 2019

SC verdict on disqualified MLAs has no meaning: JD(S) leader Kumaraswamy

The apex court upheld the disqualification of 17 Congress-JD(S) MLAs on orders of the then Speaker but paved the way for them to contest bypolls.

published on : 13th November 2019

After SC verdict, Karnataka Congress says Yediyurappa government is 'illegal,' dismiss it

CLP leader Siddaramaiah said the verdict was a lesson to defectors to whom people would teach a lesson in the December 5 bypolls.

published on : 13th November 2019

Disqualified MLAs will join BJP on November 14: Karnataka Dy CM Ashwathnarayan C N

SC struck down the portion of the order of then-Speaker by which the legislators were disqualified till the end of the 15th Karnataka Assembly in 2023.

published on : 13th November 2019

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa, Congress welcome SC verdict on disqualified MLAs

Welcoming the order, the CM Yediyurappa said they will start the work in all 15 constituencies from November 14 and are confident of winning all the seats.

published on : 13th November 2019

SC verdict likely to give relief for disqualified Karnataka MLAs

With political activity in all three parties dampening, there is also a certain caginess on naming candidates, with all leaders focused on the Supreme Court order.

published on : 13th November 2019

In Laxman Savadi and Ramesh Jarkiholi's political Ramayana, now a Ravana jibe

Jarkiholi said in Belagavi that Deputy Chief Minister Savadi, who had been packed off by the voters in the last election, was not aware of the sanctity of the post he held.

published on : 26th October 2019

Congress, JDS in poll mode, BJP looks at Supreme Court

We are in a tricky situation. Neither can we take the rebels nor can we will say no to them. Only the apex court order will give us some clarity,’’ BJP sources said.  

published on : 26th October 2019

Disqualified MLAs not linked to BJP, says Karnataka deputy CM Laxman Savadi

Laxman Savadi said that BJP was not linked to the ongoing dispute between the MLAs and the Congress party over their disqualification.

published on : 26th October 2019

SC reserves verdict on plea challenging disqualification of Karnataka MLAs

Kumaraswamy had resigned after losing a trust vote, which paved the way for the BJP-led government in the state under BS Yediyurappa.

published on : 25th October 2019
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