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Congress moving towards a split?
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Congress moving towards a split?

By T.J.S. George Rahul Gandhi’s insistence on not continuing as Congress President was the best thing that happened to the Congress in a long time.  He must stick to it. Confusion and chaos, perhaps even cracks and crumbling may follow. That, too, would be good for the party which is 134-years-old now. Everything needs renewal,…

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…

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…

All 21 Congress Ministers quit to save Govt.
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All 21 Congress Ministers quit to save Govt.

 Big question mark on survival of Government • CM seeks postponement of Assembly Session • Minister H. Nagesh resigns; flies to Mumbai • Minister S.R. Mahesh blamed for Vishwanath’s resignation Bengaluru: In a major development in the three-day-old Karnataka political crisis, all 21 Congress Ministers, including Deputy CM Dr. G. Parameshwara have resigned to make…

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…

Siddharamaiah-Parameshwara engage in verbal duel
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Siddharamaiah-Parameshwara engage in verbal duel

Bengaluru: Even as the spate of resignations by party MLAs rattled the Congress on Saturday, CLP leader Siddharamaiah and Deputy CM Dr. G. Parameshwara were reportedly engaged in a verbal duel about the mess in the party. The two leaders who took part in a meeting called by Karnataka Congress in-Charge K.C. Venugopal here yesterday,…

State Executive Meet of Congress Seva Dal begins
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State Executive Meet of Congress Seva Dal begins

Mysuru: The day-long State Executive Committee meeting of Congress Seva Dal began at the Congress Bhavan near the City Railway Station here this morning. Addressing the Seva Dal office-bearers on the occasion, State Congress Seva Dal President S. Pyaari Jaan said that following directions from Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, the Seva Dal has launched a…

BJP membership drive launched in Mysuru
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BJP membership drive launched in Mysuru

Internal dissensions may lead to collapse of Coalition Government: Ex-Dy.CM Mysuru: Asserting that the BJP would not make any attempt to topple the JD(S)-Congress Coalition Government, Senior BJP leader and former Deputy CM R. Ashoka has said that the BJP is ready to form the Government in case the Coalition Government collapses on its own….

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