floor test

'BJP ready for Karnataka floor test challenge but it has to be on July 15': Yeddyurappa

The state BJP chief said it was better for CM HD Kumaraswamy to resign and allow a new government to take over as he had clearly lost majority.

published on : 13th July 2019

Karnataka Congress-JD(S) MLAs confined to hotels a day before HD Kumaraswamy's trust vote

JD(S) head HD Kumaraswamy will seek a confidence vote tomorrow which he is widely expected to win.

published on : 24th May 2018

Karnataka: MP Shobha Karandlaje wants probe into ‘fake’ CDs

Udupi-Chikkamagaluru MP Shobha Karandlaje on Monday demanded a probe into the “fake” CDs released by Congress MLC V S Ugrappa ahead of the floor test.

published on : 22nd May 2018

BJP MLAs leave during national anthem

As soon as BS Yeddyurappa submitted his resignation in the speech and left to meet the governor, BJP legislators raised slogans as national anthem was being played | PTI

published on : 20th May 2018

From hope to despair: How game changed for BJP at Karnataka floor test

Though BJP was confident earlier in the day, it all wore off by noon when it was clear BSY would resign; arrival of JD(S) MLAs from Hyd dashed party’s hopes.

published on : 20th May 2018

How Congress leaders pulled off a post-poll coup, stumped BJP in Karnataka

Leaders of the Congress acknowledge that they have probably given the JD(S) more power than it could have ever imagined but for now, all its energy is channelised at keeping the BJP at bay.

published on : 20th 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

Central government should resign on moral grounds, says Akhilesh Yadav after Yeddyurappa steps down as Karnataka CM

Akhilesh Yadav today termed the collapse of the three-day-old B S Yeddyurappa government in Karnataka a "victory of the people's mandate" and asked the central government to resign on moral grounds.

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

BJP loses, democracy wins

The much-awaited floor test in Karnataka Assembly turned out to be an anti-climax with two-day CM Yeddyurappa resigning ahead of the floor test.

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

Supreme Court orders live streaming of floor test in Karnataka Assembly

A three judge bench refused to pass any order on the appointment of K G Bopaiah as protem speaker, ordered live telecast of the floor test to ensure transparancy in the proceedings. 

published on : 19th May 2018

Supreme Court orders live telecast of Karnataka floor test, KG Bopaiah will be the protem speaker

The apex court has ordered a live stream of the floor test in order to ensure fairness. Congress-JD(S) settle for the livestreaming judgement.  

published on : 19th May 2018

Karnataka Assembly floor test: Why the fuss over pro-tem speaker

According to the Supreme Court, since the pro-tem speaker would conduct the floor test, he would exercise powers like a regular Speaker.

published on : 19th May 2018
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