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Rukmini is new Mayor
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Rukmini is new Mayor

February 24, 2021

Anwar Baig is Deputy Mayor Mysore/Mysuru: Despite tough talk by former Chief Minister and JD(S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy that Congress leader and former CM Siddharamaiah was responsible for a break in the power-sharing alliance between the two parties in the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), the JD(S) stuck to its alliance partner Congress in the Mayoral…

Separate contest move came after late-night parleys
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Separate contest move came after late-night parleys

February 24, 2021

BJP, Congress rally behind ‘king-maker’ JD(S); cards close to chest after late-night meeting Mysore/Mysuru: Ahead of the city of Mysuru voting to elect its 23rd Mayor and Deputy Mayor, it was clear that the contest is a one-on-one fight between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress while the Janata Dal (Secular) is taking…

Waiting game till late night
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Waiting game till late night

February 24, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru Mayoral polls this time was suspenseful even a day before the voting.  This time the political scene was different over the strained relationship between Congress and JD(S), especially former Chief Ministers Siddharamaiah and H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK). Both the leaders have indulged in mud-slinging and have been washing their dirty linen in full…

Speaker disqualifies 14 more rebel MLAs
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Speaker disqualifies 14 more rebel MLAs

July 28, 2019

224-member House reduced to 207 | Majority mark is 104 | BJP has 105 and support of one Independent Bengaluru: Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar this morning disqualified 14 rebel Congress MLAs under the Anti-Defection Law, just a day before the newly formed BJP Government will face a Trust Vote in the Assembly. On Thursday,…

Curtain falls on ‘Nataka’ as Kumaraswamy loses Trust Vote
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Curtain falls on ‘Nataka’ as Kumaraswamy loses Trust Vote

July 24, 2019

Bengaluru: The inevitable finally happened last evening, with the H.D. Kumaraswamy Government falling after days of political manoeuvring and attempts to win over the rebel Legislators failed to bear fruit.  The JD(S)-Congress Coalition Government fell 12 days after Kumaraswamy sought to move the confidence motion in the State Assembly. The Trust Vote was defeated last…

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

July 21, 2019

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)…

20 MLAs skip trust vote, Government behind in numbers
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20 MLAs skip trust vote, Government behind in numbers

July 18, 2019

Bengaluru: The political drama in Karnataka will likely reach its climax from now on as the H.D. Kumaraswamy Government faces a floor test in the State Legislative Assembly. The Chief Minister has moved the confidence motion, and a debate is underway. The trust vote comes after a spate of resignations by MLAs from the ruling…

Rebel MLA MTB Nagaraj jumps ship; flies to Mumbai
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Rebel MLA MTB Nagaraj jumps ship; flies to Mumbai

July 14, 2019

Tells family members he is going to a temple but takes a plane to Mumbai Bengaluru: After assuring Congress leaders that he will withdraw his resignation last night, Hoskote rebel MLA MTB Nagaraj sang the famed “Catch me if you can” song written by Johnny Wakelin as he ran towards the aircraft to board a…

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