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Kumaraswamy visits Karnataka temples ahead of swearing-in

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  India  /  No Comments

Bengaluru, May 22 (IANS) A day ahead of his swearing-in, Karnataka Chief Minister-designate H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday visited the Hindu holy towns of Dharmasthala and Sringeri to pray for the success of the Congress-(JD-S) coalition government. The Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader returned to the southern state after a day-long visit on Monday to Delhi to discuss […]

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Swallowed bitter pills for a secular government in K’taka: Congress

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Swallowed bitter pills for a secular government in K’taka: Congress

[India], Mar 21 (ANI): Senior Congress leader from Karnataka, D.K. Shivakumar on Monday said that the Congress party and the Janata Dal (Secular) – had to sort out their differences for the sake of forming a secular government in Karnataka. Admitting that the Congress and the JD-S were at loggerheads before the Karnataka state assembly […]

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Cauvery water row: Kumaraswamy asks Rajinikanth to visit Karnataka

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Cauvery water row: Kumaraswamy asks Rajinikanth to visit Karnataka

[India], May 21 (ANI): After actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth demanded Karnataka to release Cauvery river water for Tamil Nadu, Karnataka Chief Minister-designate HD Kumaraswamy on Monday invited the superstar to the state to see the conditions of reservoirs, where water is not sufficient. “I have invited Rajinikanth to come here and look at the condition of our […]

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Will prove majority just 24 hours before taking oath: Kumaraswamy

By   /  May 20, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Will prove majority just 24 hours before taking oath: Kumaraswamy

[India], May 20 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister-designate HD Kumaraswamy on Sunday said he will prove the majority just 24 hours before taking the oath. “Tomorrow morning, I am going to Delhi. I will meet Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi. Just 24 hours after the oath, I’ll prove the majority,” Kumaraswamy told reporters here. With Kumaraswamy […]

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Karnataka crisis: Bopaiah to remain pro tem Speaker; trust vote to be telecast live

By   /  May 19, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Karnataka crisis: Bopaiah to remain pro tem Speaker; trust vote to be telecast live

Bengaluru: The Supreme Court has rejected the Congress and Janata Dal-Secular’s plea challenging the appointment of KG Bopaiah as the pro tem speaker in the Karnataka assembly. The Congress had asked the top court on Friday evening to cancel Bopaiah’s appointment by Karnataka governor Vajubhai Vala because he had a dubious and controversial record. To […]

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Grateful to SC for interim verdict on floor test: Abhishek Manu Singhvi

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Grateful to SC for interim verdict on floor test: Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Calling the Supreme Court’s verdict of ordering a floor text in Karnataka ‘historic’, Congress leader and senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that the party is grateful to the top court for hearing their argument at midnight and passing an interim order in less than 24 hours. Singhvi, who was representing Congress in the apex […]

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All Congress, JD-S MLAs in Hyderabad: Baswaraj

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  Hyderabad  /  No Comments

Hyderabad, May 18 (NSS): Alleging that the BJP was indulging in unethical activities, Karnataka Congress MLC Baswaraj has said all his party MLAs were in Hyderabad. “Nobody has gone anywhere —  all are with us”, he said. Speaking to the media here on Friday, Baswaraj said 36 JDS MLAs were lodged in Novatel hotel and 77 Congress MLAs were […]

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Karnataka CLP Meet In Taj Krishna : Efforts on to scuttle BJP using “Lingayat caste” card for poaching

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  Hyderabad  /  No Comments

Hyderabad, May 18 (NSS): The meeting of the newly elected Karnataka Congress Legislator Party was held here on Friday evening at Taj Krishna hotel in Banjara Hills here where they are being sheltered to prevent them from being lured by the BJP in its desperate efforts to form the government in the state. It might be mentioned here […]

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Heavy rains likely in Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra and Goa coastal areas

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  Hyderabad  /  No Comments

Amaravathi, May 18 (NSS): Indian Meteorological department has informed that cyclonic storm was moving at 18 km speed towards South-West from Gulf of Eden in Arabian Sea. Today, it was located at 140 km away from Yemen. Strong winds with 75 to 85 km speed were moving around the cyclone place. With this effect, moderate to heavy rains will lash Karnataka, Kerala, […]

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Jethmalani moves SC against Karnataka Governor’s decision

By   /  May 17, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Jethmalani moves SC against Karnataka Governor’s decision

  New Delhi: Senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Thursday approached the Supreme Court in his personal capacity against Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala’s decision of inviting BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa to form a new government in the state despite being eight short of a simple majority in the assembly. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, […]

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