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Congress-JD(S), BJP work out strategies
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Congress-JD(S), BJP work out strategies

Coalition might bide time and delay tomorrow’s floor test Bengaluru: With the fate of the H.D. Kumaraswamy-led Coalition Government in Karnataka likely to be decided tomorrow, political parties are preparing their strategy and plan of action for the crucial Trust Vote. While hectic parleys continued in Coalition circles with leaders of both Congress and JD(S)…

Trust Vote on July 18
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Trust Vote on July 18

BJP workers tweet: Welcome JD(S) Minister G.T. Devegowda to party ! Bengaluru: The H.D. Kumaraswamy Government, which is hanging by a thread provided by the Supreme Court that has ordered a status quo till tomorrow (Tuesday), will seek Trust Vote on July 18 at 11 am.  Kumaraswamy met Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar this morning…

Nataka in Karnataka
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Nataka in Karnataka

By Vikram Muthanna The political drama in our State with every passing election is becoming like a Bollywood Director Rohit Shetty’s comical-action with multiple star cast — there are heroes and villains, there are fighting scenes and crying scenes, there are fancy cars and private jets. But unlike ‘Chennai Express’ audience who were entertained, the…

BJP dharna in front of Vidhana Soudha, Congress near Raj Bhavan
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BJP dharna in front of Vidhana Soudha, Congress near Raj Bhavan

Bengaluru: Even as the political drama was on at Mumbai, here in Bengaluru, the Opposition BJP, staged a demonstration in front of Vidhana Soudha seeking the resignation of CM H.D. Kumaraswamy. Maintaining that the ruling coalition government was reduced to a minority with the resignation of over a dozen MLAs from the Congress and JD(S),…

Coalition Government hangs by a thread
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Coalition Government hangs by a thread

MLA R. Roshan Baig resigns Number of MLAs resigning: 15 Congress-JD(S) strength: 102 BJP has 105 MLAs and support of two independents Bengaluru: Amidst the ongoing Karnataka crisis with the Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition government is fighting to survive, Legislative Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar will take the crucial decision on the resignations of 15…

BJP protesters seek CM’s resignation; Congress stages counter-protest
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BJP protesters seek CM’s resignation; Congress stages counter-protest

Congress leaders staging counter-protest Mysuru: As part of a State-wide stir, the city BJP staged a demonstration in front of the Zilla Panchayat (ZP) office here this morning, seeking immediate resignation of Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, as the Coalition Government had been reduced to a minority following the resignation of 15 MLAs. Maintaining that though…

In search of Governance…
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In search of Governance…

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam Living in Karnataka is like living in a world where each day reinforces one’s conviction in the existence of God.  How else will one be able to explain the fact that the people are surviving and coping with what can be described as complete absence of State-driven governance in managing the…

Maharashtra BJP workers guarding rebel MLAs?
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Maharashtra BJP workers guarding rebel MLAs?

Mumbai: The movement of all the MLAs staying at the plush Sofitel Hotel in Mumbai is restricted. Wherever the MLAs move inside the hotel, they are guarded by the BJP workers, say sources from Mumbai. Apart from BJP workers, sources said even Maharashtra Police personnel, dressed in uniforms and mufti, are keeping a close watch…

Sadananda Gowda launches BJP membership drive
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Sadananda Gowda launches BJP membership drive

Mysuru: Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers D.V. Sadananda Gowda launched the party’s membership drive in front of Kote Anjaneyaswany Temple at the Palace North Gate here. Later addressing the gathering, he said that the Narendra Modi Government has launched several welfare schemes for the upliftment of all sections of the society. Underlining the role…

Epicentre of political quake
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Epicentre of political quake

Mysuru: With two of its MLAs — A.H. Vishwanath and K.C. Narayanagowda — tendering their resignation in Bengaluru on Saturday, the JD(S) feels the heat in Mysuru region, the party’s stronghold. While Vishwanath, who recently quit as the State JD(S) Chief, was elected from Hunsur Assembly segment in Mysuru district, Narayanagowda was elected for the…

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