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Tag: H D Kumaraswamy

JDS Leader H D Kumaraswamy Tests COVID-19 Positive

Bengaluru: Former Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Saturday said he has tested positive for coronavirus. “I request everyone who came in close contact with me over the last…

Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar
2 rebel Congress MLAs, Independent disqualified in Karnataka

Bengaluru: Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on Thursday disqualified two rebel Congress legislators and an Independent lawmaker with immediate effect. The Congress rebels are Ramesh Jarkiholi (Gokak) and Mahesh Kumatahalli (Athani) constituency in Belagavi district, while the Independent is R. Shankar (Ranebennur). “The 3 legislators have been disqualified under the Anti-Defection Law (10th Schedule […]

Kumaraswamy government falls in Karnataka

Bengaluru: Beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday lost the trust vote on the floor of the state Assembly by 6 votes after a four-day debate on the confidence motion he had moved on July 18. “Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has lost the floor test, as 99 votes were in favour of the confidence […]

Kumaraswamy told to face floor test by 6 p.m. on Tuesday

Bengaluru: Amid late Monday night drama in the Karnataka Assembly, Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar directed Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to face floor test on Tuesday by 6 p.m. to prove majority in the House. “I am adjourning the House nearly at midnight to meet again on Tuesday at 10 a.m. for concluding the debate on […]

Karnataka Speaker summons rebel Congress MLAs for hearing

Bengaluru: Karnataka Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar summoned the 12 rebel Congress MLAs who resigned from their Assembly seats for a hearing in response to a notice by their party disqualifying them for defying the whip, an official said on Monday. “Individual notices were sent to all the 12 Congress rebel MLAs under rule 7 of […]

Kumaraswamy denies getting into hospital to avoid floor test

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Sunday denied he was getting into a hospital to avoid the floor test in the state Assembly on Monday. “The news of Kumaraswamy being unwell and getting admitted in a city hospital is fake and based on rumours, which is being spread by those trying to topple the […]

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No Delay In Floor Test On Astrologers' Advice: JD-S

Bengaluru: Believe it or not, beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy is reportedly delaying the floor test in Assembly on the advice of astrologers, which the JD-S denied, here on Saturday. “It’s rubbish and a plant by a desperate Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the social media,” Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) spokesman Ramesh Babu told IANS. […]

Karnataka CM Twice Ignores Guv's Deadline To Prove Majority, Trust Vote Delayed To Monday

Bengaluru/New Delhi: Tottering on the brink collapse, the JD(S)-Congress coalition government in Karnataka on Friday ignored the Governor’s deadline twice for proving the majority on the floor of the state Assembly, setting off a constitutional crisis and a fresh legal battle. As the assembly failed to take up the voting on the confidence motion to […]

Karnataka CM misses Governor's second deadline for floor rest

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Friday missed the second deadline of 6 p.m. set by Governor Vajubhai Vala to prove the Congress-JD(S)coalition government’s majority in the Assembly. “As the debate on the confidence motion moved by the Chief Minister on Thursday did not conclude in the Assembly, Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar could not […]

Karnataka Governor extends deadline, asks CM to prove majority by 6 p.m.

Bengaluru: Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala on Friday extended the deadline for Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to prove his government’s majority in the state legislative Assembly here till 6 p.m., after the latter missed the 1.30 p.m. deadline set by the Governor. “The Chief Minister failed to prove majority in the Assembly by 1.30 p.m. the […]

Karna Governor Asks Kumarswamy To Prove Majority By 1.30 PM

Bengaluru: Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala Thursday asked Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy to prove his majority in the state assembly before 1.30 pm Friday,observing that resingation of 15 ruling combine MLAs and withdrawal of support by two independents “prima facie” indicated he has lost the confidence of the House. He gave the time-line while taking […]

No Floor Test In Karnataka Assembly Due To Ruckus

Bengaluru: The much-awaited floor test in the Karnataka Assembly could not be conducted on Thursday due to ruckus between the ruling Congress-JD-S and opposition BJP over the Governor’s ‘interference’ in the House proceedings, an official said. “Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar adjourned the House proceedings at 6:00 p.m. amid ruckus between the ruling and opposition […]

Karnataka CM moves confidence motion in Assembly

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Thursday moved the confidence motion in the state legislative Assembly to prove that his Congress-JD-S coalition government has majority in the House. As decided by the House Business Advisory Committee on Monday and scheduled, Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar directed the Chief Minister to move the motion for debate […]

Karnataka crisis: BJP wants trust vote on Monday

Bengaluru: The BJP will press Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy to seek trust vote in the Assembly on Monday, state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa said Saturday. The former chief minister asserted that the Congress-JD(S)coalition government has lost majority and its collapse was imminent. In a surprise move amid the existential crisis faced by […]

Kumaraswamy ready to seek trust vote in Karnataka Assembly

Bengaluru: A defiant Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Friday said he was ready to seek trust vote to prove that his JD-S-Congress coalition government had majority in the Assembly. “I am ready to seek a trust vote to prove my government has majority. I request you fix a date and time to move it […]

BJP to protest in Karnataka demanding CM's resignation

Bengaluru: The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will stage protests across Karnataka on Tuesday demanding Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy’s resignation as his coalition government lost majority following the resignation of 14 Congress-JD-S legislators and two Ministers, a party official said. “Our leaders and cadres will hold demonstrations in all the district headquarters across the state […]

Karnataka Congress ministers ready to resign: Deputy CM

Bengaluru: In a bid to save the year-old coalition government, the Congress ministers are ready to resign for the sake of accommodating rebel legislators in the cabinet, said Deputy Chief Minister G. Parameshwara on Monday. “All of us (Congress Ministers) may resign to accommodate our rebel legislators in the cabinet. If my party asks me […]

Kumaraswamy questions Modi's commitment to remove corruption

Kolkata: Accusing the BJP of using money power to destabilise his government by poaching Congress legislators, Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Friday questioned Prime minister Narendra Modi’s claims of fighting corruption. Speaking to media persons on his arrival here to attend the mega anti-BJP political parties’ rally convened by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata […]

Kumaraswamy responds to Modi's fitness challenge

New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s fitness challenge saying that yoga and treadmill were a part of his daily workout but he was more concerned about the “development fitness” of his state. “Dear Narendra Modiji, I am honoured and thank you very much for the concern […]

Kumaraswamy invited to form government in Karnataka

Bengaluru: Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R Vala on Saturday invited Janata-Dal-Secular’s legislative party leader H.D. Kumaraswamy to form the next government in the state, following the resignation of BJP’s B.S. Yeddyurappa ahead of his trust vote. “The Governor has invited me to form the next government as the leader of the JD-S legislative party with the […]