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Will Vote For BJP Or Any Party To Defeat Samajwadi Party: BSP Leader Mayawati

Oct 29, 2020 PTI

Mayawati suspends seven dissident MLAs, as Priyanka asks: Anything left to be said?

Out Of The 5 Missing NCP MLAs, Party Contacts 3, Claims They Back Sharad Pawar

Nov 24, 2019 PTI

"All of the 5 missing MLAs will be back with the party by this evening," the NCP spokesperson said.

SC To Hear Plea Of Disqualified Karnataka MLAs Seeking To Contest Bypolls In State

A three-judge bench headed by Justice N V Ramana said it would hear on September 25 the plea in which the disqualified MLAs have sought interim relief to contest the by-elections.

Disqualified Karnataka Rebel MLAs To Move Court Against Speaker's Decision

Jul 28, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Karnataka Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar on Sunday disqualified 14 more rebel MLAs -- 11 from the Congress and three from the JD(S) -- under the anti-defection law till the end of the current term of the House in 2023.

Democracy, People Of Karnataka Lost: Rahul Gandhi After Cong-JD(S) Government Collapse

The Congress-JD(S) government in Karnataka collapsed after the confidence motion moved by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy was defeated in the assembly, ending his 14-month long turbulent tenure.

23 July, 2019

Speaker Displeased With Near Empty Treasury Benches As Karnataka Trust Vote Draws Near

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The treasury benches were occupied only by a couple of legislators when the House, which is expected to complete the trust vote process by Tuesday, met in the morning after a prolonged drama that last almost till midnight on Monday.

19 July, 2019

Karnataka Deputy CM Gets Food For Protesting BJP MLAs, Says 'Beyond Politics We're Friends'

Outlook Web Bureau

Extending humanitarian assistance to the BJP MLAs sitting on an overnight protest in the Vidhana Soudha amid the political crisis in the state, Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara on Friday met the leaders and arranged food for them.

16 July, 2019

Will Decide on Disqualification, Resignation Of Rebel Karnataka MLAs Tomorrow: Speaker To SC

Outlook Web Bureau

Senior advocate A M Singhvi, appearing for Kumar, submitted before the court that nobody was saying that Speakers are not fallible but he cannot be asked to decide the matter in a time-bound manner.

14 July, 2019

Day After Announcing Resignation Withdrawal, Cong MLA Heads To Mumbai With BJP Members

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the sources, Congress MLA M T B Nagaraj had hinted that he might consider withdrawing his resignation but he fell short of making any final announcement.

12 July, 2019

Will Allot Slot For Trust Vote When CM Kumaraswamy Seeks It: Karnataka Speaker

Outlook Web Bureau

The embattled chief minister Friday sought time from the Speaker Rakesh Kumar to move the trust vote in the House in the wake of resignation by 16 MLAs--13 from the Congress and three JD(S) legislators.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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