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"We Work As Opposition": BS Yeddyurappa's Response On BJP Leader's Remark 13.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Karnataka BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa on Friday sought to play down claims by some party colleagues that the Congress-JDS government's days were numbered and BJP would come to power, saying there was no...
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Centre places Jio Institute, yet to be opened, on par with IITs, IISc 10.7.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The UGC defended Jio Institute's inclusion on the grounds that it was selected under rules for greenfield institutions. According to officials, 11 such institutions had applied for the IoE tag and Jio was selected from among them.
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Dinesh Gundu Rao Becomes New Karnataka Congress Chief 4.7.2018 NDTV News - South
Dinesh Gundu Rao replaces G Parameshwara, who has since become the deputy chief minister in the new coalition government.
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Karnataka minister demands renaming of Haj Bhavan after Tipu Sultan; s... 23.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Karnataka minister demands renaming of Haj Bhavan after Tipu Sultan; s...
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LIVE! Interfaith passport issue: The officer's version 21.6.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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‘Will implement B.PAC recommendations in a time-bound manner’ 16.6.2018 Hindu: News
Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy met members of B.PAC, including Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, vice president T.V. Mohandas Pai, CEO Revathy Ashok, on Saturday
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Karnataka coalition impasse continues 30.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
No accord yet on portfolio allocation
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Congress, JDS Stalemate Over Portfolios Continues In Karnataka 29.5.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The stalemate over allocation of portfolios in Karnataka continued today despite five days of hectic deliberations between the Congress and the JDS, delaying the expansion of state cabinet.
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Letters to the editor 22.5.2018 FrontLine: Letters
The judiciary THE tussle between the government and the judiciary on the appointment of judges has become a politic...
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Kumaraswamy meets Mayawati ahead of oath ceremony 21.5.2018 General News
Karnataka Chief Minister-designate HD Kumaraswamy on Monday met Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati at her residence in the national capital and invited her for his oath ceremony on Wednesday in Bengaluru, Karnataka.Kumaraswamy invited Mayawati for the swearing-in ceremony with a bouquet.Later in the day, Kumaraswamy is expected to meet Congress President Rahul Gandhi. The two will discuss about the future of the Congress-JD-(S) alliance in Karnataka."Ashok Gehlot, KC Venugopal and I briefed Rahul Gandhi on recent political developments in Karnataka. When Kumaraswamy meets Rahul, they will decide on further strategy," said senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad.On Saturday, Kumaraswamy was invited by Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala to form the government in the state, after Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) B.S. Yeddyurappa stepped down ahead of the floor test in the state assembly.While Kumaraswamy was earlier expected to swear-in as Karnataka Chief Minister on Monday, the ...
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Karnataka election result: Horses stay put, BJP quits race 20.5.2018 Latest News
Yeddyurappa admits he failed to get the numbers; Kumaraswamy to be sworn in as Karnataka CM on May 23
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Cong leaders to discuss power-sharing arrangement in K'taka tomorrow 19.5.2018 General News
The Congress will chalk out its strategy and power-sharing arrangement with the JD(S) in Karnataka tomorrow, when its top leaders will hold discussions with party chief Rahul Gandhi in the national capital, ahead of the swearing-in of H D Kumaraswamy as the chief minister of the southern state. According to sources, senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ashok Gehlot will arrive in Delhi tomorrow morning and hold discussions with Gandhi, before finalising the power-sharing arrangement with the JD(S) in the Karnataka government. The two leaders were stationed in Bengaluru to steer the party's strategy ahead of the floor test in the Karnataka Assembly today. The BJP's B S Yeddyurappa, however, resigned as the Karnataka chief minister without taking the floor test. "Everything will be decided in Delhi tomorrow, when the top leaders of the party will hold discussions with Rahul Gandhi," a Congress leader said. The Congress has extended support to the JD(S) to form a government in ...
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Karnataka govt formation: Top Cong leaders to meet Rahul Gandhi on Sunday to discuss strategy 19.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
The Congress will chalk out its strategy and power-sharing arrangement with the JD(S) in Karnataka tomorrow, when its top leaders will hold discussions with party chief Rahul Gandhi in the national capital, ahead of the swearing-in of H D Kumaraswamy as the chief minister of the southern state. According to sources, senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ashok Gehlot will arrive in Delhi tomorrow morning and hold discussions with Gandhi, before finalising the power-sharing arrangement with the JD(S) in the Karnataka government. The two leaders were stationed in Bengaluru to steer the party's strategy ahead of the floor test in the Karnataka Assembly today. The BJP's B S Yeddyurappa, however, resigned as the Karnataka chief minister without taking the floor test. "Everything will be decided in Delhi tomorrow, when the top leaders of the party will hold discussions with Rahul Gandhi," a Congress leader said. The Congress has extended support to the JD(S) to form a government in the southern state ...
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Meticulous Cong. planning stalls Amit Shah 19.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
From logistics of safeguarding MLAs to reviving Vokkaliga ties with the JD(S), the party pulled out all stops
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No numbers, Yeddyurappa should resign ahead of trust vote: Gehlot 19.5.2018 General News
Ahead of the trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly at 4 pm, the Congress said BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa should have resigned immediately after the Supreme Court ordered an early floor-test, "ending all possibilities of horse-trading". Exuding confidence of unity among party ranks, Congress General Secretary in charge of organisation Ashok Gehlot said, "Our MLAs are intact and B S Yeddyurappa does not have the numbers." "He (Yeddyurappa) should have resigned after the SC intervened and directed for the Saturday floor-test ending all scope of horse-trading. At least now he should resign," he told PTI. Gehlot, who is in Bengaluru since Tuesday when the Karnataka Assembly election results were declared, along with party colleague Ghulam Nabi Azad had steered the Congress strategy in the state. All Congress MLAs will come to the Assembly and participate in the vote of confidence today, he said while dismissing reports that some newly elected party legislators have gone missing. According ..
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Karnataka pro-tem Speaker row: SC rejects Congress' plea; top developments 19.5.2018 Latest News
The Karnataka governor has appointed BJP leader Bopaiah as the pro-tem speaker
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Raj Bhawan has succumbed to pressure from BJP, Centre: Cong 18.5.2018 General News
The Congress today accused the Karnataka Raj Bhawan of succumbing to pressure from the Centre and the BJP and disallowing the party to lodge its protest against the appointment of KG Bopaiah as pro-tem speaker. Congress general secretary Ashok Gehlot, who is camping in Bengaluru for the past few days, alleged that the Raj Bhawan has shut its doors and is not accepting the party's complaint against Bopaiah's appointment. "Raj Bhawan has succumbed to pressure from the BJP and the Centre as it is not ready to accept our letter of protest," he told PTI. "We have the mandate as all our MLAs are together and BJP will not be able to prove its majority," he said exuding confidence ahead of the vote of confidence tomorrow.
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Warring parties go into tailspin as SC orders Karnataka floor test on Saturday (Roundup) 18.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Supreme Court directive on Friday to hold floor test in the Karnataka Assembly on Saturday led to heightened political activity in the state, with the Congress-JD-S post-poll alliance sure of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa losing the battle and the BJP sounding confident to sail through.
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Political activity peaks in Karnataka as SC orders floor test on Saturday (Intro Roundup) 18.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Supreme Court directive on Friday to hold floor test in the Karnataka Assembly on Saturday led to heightened political activity in the state, with the Congress-JD-S post-poll alliance sure of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa losing the battle and the BJP sounding confident to sail through.
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Pro tem speaker Bopaiah 'dented and tainted', will move court: Cong 18.5.2018 General News
The Congress today took strong objection to the appointment of BJP MLA K G Bopaiah as the pro-tem speaker ahead of tomorrow's floor test in Karnataka, alleging he was "dented and tainted" as strictures were passed against him and indicated it might move court against Governor Vajubhai Vala's decision. Raising questions over Vala's move to appoint him, Congress communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala said according to convention, the senior-most MLA is appointed the pro-tem speaker and the Governor should have followed past precedents. The Congress claimed that its eight-time MLA R V Deshpande is the senior-most lawmaker in the assembly and appointing Bopaiah is not according to convention and constitutional norms. "The option of going back to the court is open," he told reporters when asked whether the Congress is moving court. "We will positively bring this to matter before the notice of the court." he said when prodded further. In Bengaluru, Congress general secretary Ashok ...
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