Bengaluru, Sep 21: The BJP in Karnataka has empowered B S Yeddyurappa to take a call on the formation of a government in case the ruling coalition collapses. The past week has seen several developments with dissent brewing within the Congress and some of its leaders threatening to break away.
Bengaluru, Sep 18: The trouble in the Congress-JD(S) coalition in Karnataka does not seem to end. The recent banner of revolt raised by the Jarkiholi brothers of Belagavi has played out into a major issue and it appears as though even Siddaramaiah has failed to quell the rebellion. Congress minister, Ramesh Jarkiholi and his brothers who have been leading the revolt is likely to take a decision today on whether he would quit the party or not. He has claimed that he has the support of 18 MLAs in the party. If what he claims is indeed true, then there is big trouble for the coalition. If 18 MLAs pull out, then it is curtains for the government in Karnataka.
Bengaluru, Sep 17: With the coalition in Karnataka looking shaky all parties have upped their guard. The BJP has summoned all its MLAs to the state capital.
Bengaluru, Sep 17: The trouble within the Karnataka Congress appears to have gone out of control. The party high command hopes that former chief minister, Siddaramaiah would be able to pacify those rebelling and bring peace within the party.
Mangalore, Aug 29: Union Minister, D V Sadananda Gowda said that the ruling Congress-JD(S) coalition in Karnataka would collapse in the next 15 days. Speaking to reporters he said that former chief minister, Siddaramaiah had decided to pull down the government and it is just a matter of time before the coalition collapses.
Bengaluru, Aug 28: Former chief minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah was at it again. After saying that he could once again become CM of Karnataka, his statement was backed by Agriculture Minister, Shivashankar Reddy, who also said that there was a possibility of such a development.
Bengaluru, Aug 1: Amidst all the debate surrounding the NRC and illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, it would be interesting to take a look at the scenario in Karnataka. Scores of construction workers, estate labour among others had come under the scanner several years back on the suspicion that they were Bangladeshi immigrants.
Bengaluru, July 1: The wife of a commercial tax officer in Karnataka was questioned by the National Investigation Agency in connection with a case in which a lady accused her husband of trying to forcibly sell her as a sex slave to the Islamic State.
Mandya, June 29: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against two persons in connection with a fake currency case. The two persons to be charged at Mohammad Baig and Syed Imran from Mandya in Karnataka.
Bengaluru, June 30: The growing disillusionment within the Congress has got the BJP in overdrive mode in Karnataka. The fresh round of dissent was caused by none other than former Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah and the BJP hopes that he would rock the boat.