Karnataka

State in southern India

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Karnataka is a state in the south western region of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, with the passage of the States Reorganisation Act. Originally known as the State of Mysore, it was renamed Karnataka in 1973. The state corresponds to the Carnatic region. The capital and largest city is Bangalore.

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The coalition is making a final bid to woo back rebel MLAs. 'We'll prove majority,' CM Kumaraswamy said
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The Karnataka assembly speaker said on Monday that the trust vote sought by CM H D Kumaraswamy would be taken up at 11am on July 18 . The decision gives the..
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Yeddyurappa's claim came on a day when the assembly speaker KR Ramesh Kumar fixed July 18 for taking up the confidence motion moved by Chief Minister HD..
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As the Congress-JD(S) coalition government faced uncertainty over its numbers, BJP's Karnataka unit chief B S Yeddyurappa Monday said he was confident of forming..
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The Karnataka rebel MLAs in Mumbai are unlikely to fly to Bengaluru on Thursday when the Congress-JD(S) government would face the floor test, a source involved..
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The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear plea of five more rebel Congress MLAs along with the pending petition of 10 legislators seeking a direction to the..
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The coalition government is on a shaky wicket with 16 MLAs -- 13 of the Congress and three of the JD(S) resigning their assembly membership
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In a written reply, Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari has informed the LoK Sabha that Uttar Pradesh has 1.39 lakh registered electric vehicles followed..
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A veteran of 10 elections โ€” six of which were successful campaigns โ€”Kumar is a seasoned politician known for his sharp wit. Having essayed the role of a..
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We've absolutely no intentions in meeting Mallikarjun Kharge, Ghulam Nabi Azad, any Congress dignitaries from Maharashtra and Karnataka or any political leader..
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"We won't take our resignations back at any cost. K Sudhakar is in Delhi and he is also in our support, he may join us in Mumbai anytime soon," Somashekar said.
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"They (BJP) they should openly tell that yes, we need power and we are power hungry, we want to form the government here and we are doing this operation lotus,"..
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Santosh, an RSS 'pracharak' with experience of electoral politics, especially in Karnataka, is considered a strong ideologue who is also well-versed with the..
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Rebel Karnataka Congress MLA MTB Nagaraj, who submitted his resignation to the Assembly Speaker on July 10, arrived in Mumbai Sunday afternoon, taking the total..
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Karnataka BJP President BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday claimed that the Congress-JD(S) government has lost majority and asked Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to face..
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Efforts by coalition leaders to mollify rebel Congress MLA M T B Nagaraj seem to have failed as he has flown to Mumbai Sunday, according to sources. Leaders of..
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In a surprise move amid the existential crisis faced by his government, Kumaraswamy had on Friday announced in the state Assembly that he had voluntarily decided..
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The five MLAs are Anand Singh, K Sudhakar, N Nagaraju, Munirathna and Roshan Baig. While Singh claimed to have submitted his resignation on July 1, Munirathna..
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"I will welcome it. If a Dalit becomes chief minister, I will be the happiest person," said BJP MP Umesh Jadhav who defeated Kharge in the Lok Sabha election..
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"I and Sudhakar had given resignation from MLA's post. All the leaders are asking me to stay in Congress since morning. I have decided to stay in the party,"..
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Five more Karnataka Congress MLAs moved the Supreme Court on Saturday, contending they had resigned "voluntarily" and that their resignation must be accepted by..
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Yeddyurappa claimed that 5 MLAs approached the Supreme Court and requested to direct the Speaker to accept their resignations.
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Rebel Congress MLA MTB Nagaraj on Saturday hinted at reconsidering his resignation after holding a meeting with party leader DK Shivakumar. While Nagaraj made no..
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Water resources minister D K Shivakumar reached the residence of rebel MLA M T B Nagaraj at about 5 am and camped there for almost four-and-a-half hours, trying..
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Siddaramaiah's statement comes after Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy refused to tender in his resignation
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Court witnesses political battle between Speaker & CM on one side and rebels on other side
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Pet & Pooja: As home state falters, lawmakers make the most of their 'exile'
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The protests by farmers over water scarcity near Bengaluru entered the eleventh day on Friday and serve as a stern warning about the calamity that may soon..
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As soon as the assembly met at noon, Kumaraswamy said given the ongoing confusion in Karnataka against the backdrop of the political developments, it would be..
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The ongoing political crisis in Karnataka has ensured that majority of the 224 public representatives of the state would be in one resort or the other this..
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Friday claimed that the BJP uses "money power" and "intimidation" to topple governments and accused the saffron party of doing the..
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The Supreme Court on Friday restrained Karnataka speaker K R Ramesh Kumar from taking any decision on the resignation and disqualification of 10 rebel MLAs of..
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Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy Friday said he would seek a trust vote and asked Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar to fix the time for it.
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Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy on Friday said he would seek a trust vote and asked speaker KR Ramesh Kumar to fix the time for it. The embattled JD(S) leader also..
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The Supreme Court on Friday ordered a status quo till Tuesday on Karnataka's ten rebel Congress and JD(S) MLAs, which means their resignation or disqualification..
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Anil Chacko Joseph, in his application, said that the MLAs were "bought or persuaded to resign by payment of enormous sums of money".
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Claiming that the political crises in Karnataka and Goa were a threat to democracy, opposition lawmakers, including Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, held a protest..
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Even as the ball remains in the speakerโ€™s court on the fate of the rebel MLAs โ€“ and that of the government โ€“ a lot depends on how SC reacts on Friday to..
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Karnataka Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar Thursday moved the Supreme Court against its order asking him to take a decision on the resignation of 10 rebel..
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Amid the political uncertainty in Karnataka and the melt-down of the party in Goa, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia Thursday met Madhya Pradesh Chief..
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Amid the crisis faced by the coalition ministry in Karnataka, a meeting between a JDS Minister, considered close to Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, and senior..
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Karnataka assembly speaker K R Ramesh Kumar has ruled out any immediate decision on the resignation of rebel MLAs in the crisis-hit ruling JD(S)-Congress..
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Against the backdrop of the political crisis in Karnataka and Goa, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday said that the party is facing testing..
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Congress leader and Karnataka Irrigation Minister D K Shivakumar, who is back in Bengaluru after a failed trip to Mumbai to meet and placate the rebel MLAs..
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As per the Karnataka Legislature Rules, intended resignation should be "in perfect format," said Karnataka Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar after meeting the..
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A number of top Congress leaders, including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Anand Sharma, protested near the Gandhi statue in the complex and shouted slogans.
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Mamata Banerjee, stung by defections herself with several of the Trinamool Congress MPs and MLAs joining the BJP, dialled the Karnataka chief minister last..
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As the government in Karnataka faces an existential crisis, the state Cabinet that met Thursday resolved to face the situation "bravely" and "withstand" it..
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The developments in Karnataka and Goa may help the BJP in "advancing their political goals", but at the "same time they are doing a great disservice to the..
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He recalled that in 2009-10, the then chief minister BS Yeddyurappa of the BJP was "opposed" but he had not resigned.
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He recalled that in 2009-10, the then chief minister BS Yeddyurappa of the BJP was "opposed" but he had not resigned.
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Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy sought to know on Thursday why should he step down from the post. He recalled that in 2009-10, 18 MLAs had "opposed" the..
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The DGP Karnataka has been directed to provide security to the 10 MLAs upon their arrival in the state from Mumba
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The DGP Karnataka has been directed to provide security to the 10 MLAs upon their arrival in the state from Mumba
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The storm engulfing Congress in Karnataka expanded to Goa on Wednesday with 10 of their MLAs, led by opposition leader Chandrakant Kavalekar, joining BJP ahead..
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From the treasury benches, parliamentary affairs minister Prahlad Joshi and Bhupendra Yadav sought the chairman to bring the house to order and start discussion..
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Another two rebel Congress MLAs -- housing minister MTB Nagraj and K Sudhakar -- who resigned Wednesday were likely to arrive here during the night or in the..
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Condemning the BJP over detention of his cabinet colleagues in Mumbai and for the protest at the Vidhana Soudha here, Karnatka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy..
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In a fresh jolt to the wobbly Congress-JDS coalition government in Karnataka, two Congress legislators, Housing minister M T B Nagaraj and K Sudhakar, tendered..
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The All India Congress Committee (AICC) has filed a complaint stating that rebel MLAs of the party from Karnataka have been illegally confined at a hotel in..
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