Karnataka MLAs resign HIGHLIGHTS Resort politics returns as 10 dissident MLAs reach

first_img Related News 16:20 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 17:17 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 Karnataka crisis: SC verdict a moral victory for rebel MLAs, says Yeddyurappa facebook twitter whatsapp karnataka, karnataka news, karnataka mla resign, karnataka political crisis, karnataka mla resign today, karnataka mlas news, karnataka mla news, karnataka congress, karnataka congress mla resign, karnataka mla resignation, karnataka political news today, karnataka news Karnataka Minister D K Shivakumar at the Vidhanasoudha to meet the dissident MLA’s of Congress and JD(S) in Bengaluru. (PTI)Karnataka MLAs Resign, Karnataka Political Crises HIGHLIGHTS: In fresh trouble for the wobbly Karnataka coalition government, eight Congress and three JD(S) MLAs submitted their resignation at the Assembly Speaker’s office on Saturday. While the resignations are yet to be formally accepted by the Speaker, the disgruntled MLAs are being shifted to Mumbai. The Congress-JDS coalition has sprung into action with a series of meetings being held in Bengaluru and New Delhi as leaders try to pacify the MLAs. The Congress alleged the saffron party’s hands behind the resignations as party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said, condemned the “orchestrated move” by the BJP and reminded PM Narendra Modi of his oath. He further said that the democracy is being denigrated and the constitution is being trampled in broad daylight in the state.Follow | Karnataka crisis LIVE UpdatesMeanwhile, BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa denied the allegations levelled against his party and said they are not involved in the issue. “I and my party have nothing to do with developments in other rival parties. I heard through media that Congress-JDS legislators have resigned from their Karnataka Assembly seats. I’m categorically reiterating that BJP has absolutely no say on the issue. We are closely watching political developments in Karnataka,” Yeddyurappa told the media.Live BlogKarnataka crisis deepens, Congress, JD(S) MLAs submit resignation to Speaker. How many Congress MLAs have resigned till now? Two Congress MLAs — Ramesh Jharkiholi from Gokak constituency in Belagavi region and Anand Singh from Vijayanagar constituency in Ballari region — had tendered their resignations last week. The resignations had brought the strength of Congress down to 77 in the 224-member strong Assembly. The coalition has the support of 37 JD(S) MLAs as well as 2 Independents and 1 BSP MLA right now. The two resignations had brought down the effective simple majority mark in the House from 113 seats to 112. That’s because the overall strength of the assembly is just 222 as against 224 earlier. Here are the MLAs who were at Speaker’s office The MLAs who were seen at the Speaker’s office include Ramesh Jarkiholi (Gokak), Pratap Gowda Patil (Maski), Shivram Hebbar (Yellapur), Mahesh Kumathalli (Athani), B C Patil (Hirekerur), Byratibasavaraj (K R Puram), S T Soma Shekar (Yashwanthpur) and Ramalinga reddy (BTM Layout) of the Congress. The JD(S) MLAs are A H Vishwanath (Hunsur), who recently resigned as the party’s state chief, Narayana Gowda (K R Pet), and Gopalaiah (Mahalakshmi Layout). facebook twitter whatsapp facebook twitter whatsapp facebook twitter whatsapp facebook twitter whatsapp 18:11 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 Video | Political crisis deepens in Karnataka Karnataka Minister D K Shivakumar at the Vidhanasoudha to meet the dissident MLA’s of Congress and JD(S) in Bengaluru. (PTI) 10 Congress MLAs flown to Mumbai, Ramalinga Reddy, ST Somashekhar and Munirathna stay behind 10 Congress-JD(S) MLAs have been flown to Mumbai after they filed resignations from their membership from the Karnataka legislative assembly. The legislators will stay at the Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel in Powai. Congress MLAs Ramalinga Reddy, ST Somashekhar and Munirathna have chosen to stay back in Bengaluru. In Pics | The political crisis in Karnataka has deepen as Congress-JDS try to stay afloat 15:29 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 facebook twitter whatsapp facebook twitter whatsapp 19:19 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 facebook twitter whatsapp 16:54 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 Senior Congress leaders to meet in New Delhi today Senior Congress leaders set to meet in New Delhi as crisis deepens over the coalition in Karnataka. The Congress is already in midst of chaos following the resignation of Rahul Gandhi from the post of party president.  facebook twitter whatsapp I am not going to react: Deve Gowda I’m not going to react anything, I have not spoken anything to anybody. I’m only holding my party workers meeting just to prepare ourselves for the corporation polls: Deve Gowda 16:07 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 14:52 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 Tried my level best to stop them from resigning: Shivakumar I have tried my level best to stop them from resigning. But they are telling some small stories. These are not reason enough for resigning. However, there is still some process. We will see: Shivakumar BJP gives room to infighting within Congress-JDS coalition The state BJP, led by former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa, has been keen to dislodge the coalition and form its own government. But the party’s central leadership is more intent on playing the waiting game and allow infighting and contradictions in the coalition to bring down the government.  Yeddyurappa, who initially solicited support from rebel MLAs by expressing intent to face fresh elections, has now changed his stance and repeatedly said that a new government will be formed by the BJP without dissolving the current Assembly. What is the present strength of coalition in Karnataka? Last year, the Congress-JDS coalition had formed an alliance to keep out the BJP, which had won 105 seats in the state elections to the 225-member house. With today’s resignations, the number of the Congress and the JD(S) members have reduced to 69 and 34, respectively.  Modi stands for Mischievously Orchestrated Defections in India: Surjewala The new word for ‘aaya ram gaya ram’ is MODI — mischievously orchestrated defections in India. The Karnataka government which is a joint government having complete majority under our democratic setup is now being sought to be pulled down by defections and resignations. MLAs are being bought in broad daylight. We deprecate the efforts of the BJP to buy over legislators, to pressurise legislators, to bring down an elected government in Karnataka: Surjewala facebook twitter whatsapp 21:14 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 No BJP hand in the development: Vishwanath There is no BJP hand in the developments. We are senior leaders and we have come to this decision after serious thought. JDS-Congress government has failed to discharge duties properly and they have failed to take the confidence of all the MLAs. So, we decided to resign: H Vishwanath facebook twitter whatsapp Congress blames BJP for resignation of MLAs in Karnataka assembly Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala condemned the “orchestrated move” by the BJP for the spate of resignations of MLAs in Karnataka and reminded PM Narendra Modi of his oath. He further said that the democracy is being denigrated and the constitution is being trampled in broad daylight. facebook twitter whatsapp Congress, JD(S) MLAs arrive at Raj Bhawan The six Congress-JD(S) MLAs have arrived at Raj Bhawan, ANI reported. 19:39 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 15:01 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 Have faith in MLAs, they will stay: Kharge Many of the MLAs who want to leave Congress have been associated with the party for a long time. I’ve faith that they’ll stay with us & support the party. I’m going to Bengaluru. I’ll make further comments after looking at the ground situation there: Mallikarjun Kharge In Pics | MLAs meet Governor Vajubhai Vala after resigning at Raj Bhavan facebook twitter whatsapp A Ramalinga Reddy’s decision to resign as an MLA shocking: Shivakumar Karnataka minister and Congress leader DK Shivakumar said seven-time MLA Ramalinga Reddy’s decision to resign as an MLA was “shocking” for him. “He (Reddy) is also a very senior leader and a seven-term MLA like me. He is a big asset of this (Congress) party,” Shivakumar said adding that he is still trying to convince Reddy to withdraw his resignation. 16:06 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 facebook twitter whatsapp facebook twitter whatsapp facebook twitter whatsapp  Dissident MLAs from JD(S) and Congress meet with Karnataka Governor Vajuibhai Vala at Rajbhavan, in Bengaluru. (PTI Photo) 18:03 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 19:51 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 15:06 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 Karnataka Cong in-charge Venugopal holds meeting Karnataka Congress In-charge, K.C Venugopal holds a meeting with CLP Leader Siddaramaiah, KPCC Working President Eashwar Khandre, DK Shivakumar, DK Suresh and other leaders after some of the Congress-JD(S) MLAs submitted their resignations, today. 15:53 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 15:20 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 17:37 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 By Express Web Desk |New Delhi | Updated: July 7, 2019 2:29:00 pm facebook twitter whatsapp ‘Injustice has been done’: Congress MLA BC Patil After leaving the Speaker’s office, Congress MLA BC Patil told ANI, “Injustice has been done with my constituency and injustice with the people of North Karnataka.” Congress MLA BC Patil on leaving from Karnataka assembly speaker office: Injustice has been done with my constituency and injustice with the people of North Karnataka #Bengaluru pic.twitter.com/fmnF36Yi9V— ANI (@ANI) July 6, 2019 Dissident MLA from JD(S) H Vishwanath addresses after meeting with Karnataka Governor Vajuibhai Vala, in Bengaluru. (PTI) 17:54 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 Rebel MLAs land in Mumbai after submitting resignation Karnataka PWD Minister HD Revanna and brother of Kumaraswamy arrives at Siddaramaiah’s residence to discuss the political crisis in the state. Meanwhile, Rebel Karnataka MLAs landed in Mumbai. MLAs likely to be taken to undisclosed locations: Reports There are speculations that the MLAs who have tendered resignation today will be flown outside Bengaluru. The eleven MLAs were taken in a minibus after their meeting with Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala at the Raj Bhavan sometime back. A chartered flight from HAL airport is reportedly ready to take the legislators off to an undisclosed location. The MLAs have reached HAL Airport, reports say.#WATCH Rebel Karnataka Congress-JDS MLAs who had submitted their resignations, are at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) airport in Bengaluru. They will fly to Goa on a special flight. #Karnataka pic.twitter.com/m2JEGb3GgI— ANI (@ANI) July 6, 2019 17:03 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 facebook twitter whatsapp 16:17 (IST) 06 Jul 2019center_img Siddarmaiah doesn’t want Deve Gowda family in power: Pralhad Joshi Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi in Hubli says “Siddarmaiah does not want the Deve Gowda family to be in power and an alternative leadership in G Parameshwara from the Congress. This is why he is trying to destabilise the (Karnataka JD(S)-Congress) government.”  Ready to form govt after Governor’s signal: Gowda “The Governor is the supreme authority, as per the constitutional mandate if he calls us, we are ready to form the government. We are the single largest party, we have got 105 people with us,” Gowda added. 15:18 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 Karnataka crisis: Siddaramaiah reaches Cauvery residence Following the spate of resignations, Karnataka Congress leader Siddaramaiah arrived at his residence in Cauvery in Bengaluru, ANI reported.Karnataka Congress Legislature Party leader Siddaramaiah reaches his residence Cauvery in Bengaluru. (file pic) pic.twitter.com/EbPDKxlvsa— ANI (@ANI) July 6, 2019 17:02 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 H Vishwanath speaks to media after tendering resignation “In Congress-JD (S) coalition government in Karnataka, 14 MLAs have resigned against the Government till now, We also met the Governor. We wrote to Speaker to accept our resignation. Coalition Government did not meet the expectations of the people of Karnataka. We have submitted resignation to the Karnataka Assembly Speaker. He assured us he will take a decision by Tuesday. This government did not take everyone into confidence in its functioning. That’s why we’ve resigned voluntarily today.” facebook twitter whatsapp facebook twitter whatsapp After 11 Congress, JD(S) MLAs resign, here is how the numbers stack up The Congress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka is on shaky ground after 11 MLAs — eight from Congress and three from JDS — resigned from the Assembly Saturday. With the resignations, Congress now holds 69 seats and JD(S) 34. READ MORE HERE facebook twitter whatsapp 19:26 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 19:11 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 20:46 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 15:19 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 Yeddyurappa condemns Shivakumar’s behaviour at Speaker’s office Yeddyurappa also said that Congress leader Shivakumar’s behaviour was now getting noticed by the general public. “He (DK Shivakumar) tore the resignation letters of some of the MLAs inside the Speaker’s office who had gone to resign. This is condemnable,” he said. 17:52 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 facebook twitter whatsapp BJP not behind resignations: Yeddyurappa Speaking to reporters, Yeddyurappa said the BJP played no role in the resignation of the MLAs. The party will see what the Speaker does and have no plans go to Raj Bhavan as of yet, he added. facebook twitter whatsapp 16:08 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 facebook twitter whatsapp facebook twitter whatsapp 19:42 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 Karnataka Congress MLA Anand Singh submitted his resignation to the Governor from his assembly membership on Monday. (ANI)Earlier this week, two Congress MLAs had resigned from the state assembly. Congress MLA from Vijayanagar, Anand Singh and MLA Ramesh Jarkiholi from Gokak in Belagavi district submitted their resignation letters to the assembly speaker on Monday. “Yes. I have resigned. Today morning, I submitted the resignation,” Singh was quoted as saying by PTI. The MLA refused to disclose the reason behind his step. He said that he will meet Governor Vajubhai Vala and inform him about his decision. Hours later, Jarkiholi stepped down from the post. He was earlier accused of hobnobbing with the BJP.Recently, Singh had held a press conference in Ballari against the sale of 3,667 acres of land to JSW Steel in which he had hinted that he would step down. It is speculated that he would join the BJP. Taking to Twitter, JD(S) leader and Chief minister H D Kumaraswamy, who is in the US, said he was aware of the political developments in the state.Despite two MLAs from the Congress claiming to have submitted resignations, Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar later clarified that he had received only one resignation letter through the correct process. facebook twitter whatsapp LiveKarnataka Floor Test LIVE UPDATES: Will Kumaraswamy’s 14-month-old govt survive? 17:00 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 facebook twitter whatsapp 15:59 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 facebook twitter whatsapp facebook twitter whatsapp 19:46 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 facebook twitter whatsapp facebook twitter whatsapp KC Venugopal rushes to Bengaluru Following the resignations, Karnataka Congress in-charge KC Venugopal has left for Bengaluru, ANI reported. facebook twitter whatsapp 15:44 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 14:43 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 Congress MLAs who reportedly resigned: The following Congress MLAs reportedly tendered their resignation today:1. Ramalinga Reddy (BTM Layout)2. BC Patil (Hirekerur)3. Pratapgouda Patil (Maski)4. Shivaram Hebbar (Yellapur)5. Mahesh Kumathalli (Athani) 6. ST Somashekhar (Yeshwanthpur)7. Byrati Basavaraj (KR Puram)8. Soumya Reddy (Jayanagar) facebook twitter whatsapp BJP reacts to Congress-JD(S) resignations Speaking to reporters on the reasons behind the resignations, BJP’s DV Sadananda Gowda said, “They thought it’s high time that they come out of that party and resign from the legislators’ post. They felt that continuing as MLAs will not be good in the larger interest of their constituencies and the state.” DV Sadananda Gowda, BJP on 11 Karnataka Congress-JDS MLAs submitting resignation to Speaker: They thought it’s high time to come out of that party&resigned from legislators post as they felt that continuing as MLAs was not good in the larger interest of their constituency & state pic.twitter.com/Q6f6gYe8wy— ANI (@ANI) July 6, 2019 facebook twitter whatsapp CM Kumaraswamy likely to return to Bengaluru tomorrow Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, who is presently in the US, is expected to return to Bengaluru tomorrow. Explained: What’s behind the Karnataka MLAs’ move to resign If accepted by the Speaker, the resignation of the 13 MLAs along with the resignation of Anand Singh on July 1 will bring the coalition number down to 105 and will be the same as the BJP strength of 105. This could lead to demands for a floor test by the BJP in the assembly ahead of the session that begins on July 12.Explained: What’s behind the Karnataka MLAs’ move to resign BJP wants Yeddyurappa to be new Karnataka CM B S Yeddyurappa will be the Chief Minister if a new government is formed in Karnataka, former union minister Sadanand Gowda told ANI. facebook twitter whatsapp facebook twitter whatsapp 37 Comment(s) facebook twitter whatsapp 18:17 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 11 Congress-JD(S) MLAs resign in Karnataka: Speaker The 11 MLAs have submitted their resignation to the Speaker, PTI reported. 17:15 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 Congress-JD(S) coalition rejected by people of Karnataka: GVL Narasimha Rao On the ongoing political developments in Karnataka, BJP MP GVL Narasimha Rao told ANI, “The Congress-JD(S) coalition has been rejected by the people of Karnataka. Despite their coalition in the Lok Sabha polls, BJP has won a massive mandate. It clearly shows the mood of the people. The MLAs certainly seem to be facing the brunt of public anger against the coalition.”GVL Narasimha Rao, BJP MP: Congress-JD(S) coalition has been rejected by people of Karnataka. Despite their coalition in Lok Sabha polls, BJP won a massive mandate. It clearly shows the mood of people. MLAs certainly seem to be facing brunt of public anger against coalition. pic.twitter.com/3ygVtW4PkX— ANI (@ANI) July 6, 2019 14 MLAs likely to have submitted resignation 14 Congress-JD(S) MLAs have submitted resignation to Speaker so far, says JD(S) MLA A H Vishwanath after meeting Karnataka Governor. (PTI) LOAD MORE facebook twitter whatsapp SC rules: Rebel Karnataka MLAs can’t be compelled to participate in trust vote BJP has nothing to do with resignation of coalition MLAs: BSY “I and my party have nothing to do with developments in other rival parties. I heard through media that Congress-JDS legislators have resigned from their Karnataka Assembly seats. I’m categorically reiterating that BJP has absolutely no say on the issue. We are closely watching political developments in Karnataka. One thing I can say is that people are not ready for elections. Elections are a burden on the state exchequer. If the situation arises we’ll definitely explore constitutional provisions to form next govt.” 14:48 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 Have told my office to accept resignations: Speaker Ramesh Kumar On the resignations, Speaker Ramesh Kumar told ANI, “I was supposed to pick up my daughter, that is why I went home. I have told my office to accept the resignations and acknowledge the same. Tomorrow is a holiday, so I will see them on Monday.”Karnataka Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar: I was supposed to pick up my daughter that is why I went home, I have told my office to take resignations and give acknowledgement. that 11 members resigned .Tomorrow is leave so I will see them on Monday. (file pic) pic.twitter.com/k4WQ2t0Wev— ANI (@ANI) July 6, 2019 facebook twitter whatsapp Advertising JD(S) MLAs who reportedly resigned: The following JD(S) MLAs reportedly resigned at the Speaker’s office today:1. H Vishwanath (Hunsur)2. Narayan Gowda (Krishnarajpet)3. K Gopalaiah (Mahalakshmi Layout) facebook twitter whatsapp 18:06 (IST) 06 Jul 2019 19:13 (IST) 06 Jul 2019last_img

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