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Karnataka: State in southern India
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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Karnataka political crisis: Judgment Day for HDK as speaker sets 6pm deadline

The fate of the tottering JD(S)-Congress government will be decided by 6pm on Tuesday. Before adjourning the house at 11.42pm on Monday, assembly speaker KR Ramesh Kumar announced the schedule —..
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Karnataka trust vote put off again, speaker sets Tuesday 6 pm deadline for trust vote


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Elephants roped in to manage man-animal conflict

ANIMAL WONDERS: Maharashtra forest department has brought in three trained male elephants from Karnataka
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Karnataka assembly debates trust motion for 3rd day; Congress seeks deferring of vote

Leader of Oppositions BS Yeddyurappa demanded that the motion should be put to vote as "we are prepared to sit till midnight for the same" in the Assembly
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No. of men migrating for marriage doubles in a decade

The number of men migrating for marriage more than doubled between the 2001 and 2011 censuses compared to a 33% rise in the number of women doing so. The most number of men migrating for matrimony are..
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Karnataka trust vote by 6 pm today

A disappointed BJP lashed out at the Speaker for delaying the trust vote by another day.
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Karnataka Drama: Assembly adjourned without trust vote again

In an unending battle of nerves, the Karnataka assembly was adjourned till Tuesday without voting on the confidence motion moved by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy even after three days of debate, amid..
DNA - Published

Karnataka crisis: 'Save democracy,' BJP appeals to governor

Alleging that democracy was being murdered in Karnataka, BJP general secretary Muralidhar Rao on Monday urged the governor of the state to protect the principles of democracy. He claimed that the..
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Everybody is watching , please don't make me a scapegoat: Karnataka speaker

For the third day running, the Karnataka assembly debated the confidence motion moved by chief minister H D Kumaraswamy. Speaker Ramesh Kumar repeatedly reminded the government to honour its commitment..
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Impose President's rule or dismiss Karnataka government: Shiv Sena to Centre

Ahead of the scheduled trust vote in Karnataka Assembly, BJP ally Shiv Sena on Monday said chief minister HD Kumaraswamy should have resigned as he has lost majority and asked the Centre to either..
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Karnataka speaker asks govt to honour commitment to complete trust vote process Monday

As the House resumed its sitting an hour late, the Speaker made it clear, "The debate should start now. Everybody is watching us. Please don't make me a scapegoat. Let us reach our goal," stressing..
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Rajya Sabha adjourned till noon following uproar over Karnataka issue

While Congress members gave notice under Rule 267 seeking setting aside of the business of the day to take up the issue of Constitutional crisis in Karnataka, TMC members sent a similar notice over..
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SC refuses to urgently list plea of 2 Independent Karnataka MLAs seeking floor test forthwith

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said, "Impossible. We have never done this before. Tomorrow we may see to it." The bench's remarks came when senior advocate Mukul Rohtagi, appearing for..
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Karnataka: Security beefed up around Vidhana Soudha ahead of trust vote

Adequate security has been deployed at Vidhana Soudha and Raj Bhavan road. Both the BJP and the Congress leaders simultaneously held legislative party meetings in Bengaluru on Sunday. Also, ahead of..
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Karanataka trust vote today; here's what could happen

The Congress-JDS government is scheduled to face the crucial floor test in the assembly today. The government has already missed two previous deadlines set by governor
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Karnataka crisis: Will drama end today? BS Yeddyurappa is ‘100% confident’

The fortnight-long political turmoil in Karnataka is expected to come to an end with the trust vote on Monday, as coalition partners Congress and JD(S) grappled with the needed number and the rebels..
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Bahujan Samaj Party MLA N Mahesh to skip Karnataka floor test today

He says that he will skip the trust vote as per the direction of BSP supremo Mayawati
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Mayawati asks party's lone Karnataka MLA to support Kumaraswamy govt

"BSP national president Mayawati has directed the BSP MLA to vote in support of the Kumaraswamy government," the BSP chief said Sunday in a tweet.
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No such proposal, all rumours: Dinesh Gundu Rao on reports that JD(S) approached Siddaramaiah for CM's post

Responding after being asked, "there is a rumour that JD(Secular) party has approached Siddaramaiah for chief minister's post", Karnataka Congress leader Dinesh Gundu Rao said, "these are all false..
DNA - Published

Karnataka crisis: Coalition offers to change CM, rebels say no thanks

In a last-ditch effort to save the tottering coalition government, top leaders of the Congress and the JD(S) on Sunday proposed replacing chief minister HD Kumaraswamy with someone from the Congress to..
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Appeal rebel MLAs to attend legislature session, narrate how BJP destroyed democratic sanctity: Kumaraswamy

"It is a matter of immense pain and disgust that the BJP has not only taken Karnataka's political scenario to a new low, but also set a new benchmark in the country for immoral politics," Karnataka CM..
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Two K'taka Independent MLAs to move SC seeking conduct of floor test: Lawyer

Independent MLAs R Shankar and H Nagesh, who withdrew support to the Congress-JD(S) government in Karnataka, are going to move the Supreme Court seeking a direction for conducting a floor test..
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Mayawati asks her MLA to support Congress-JD(S) govt in Karnataka


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Karnataka crisis: Mayawati directs lone BSP MLA to back Kumaraswamy government


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Karnataka crisis: BSP MLA to skip tomorrow's floor test on Mayawati's directions


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Kumaraswamy govt fate likely to be decided on Monday, as coalition struggles to win back rebels

The fate of the fragile H D Kumaraswamy led Congress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka is likely to be decided on the floor of the assembly on Monday after it defied on July 19 the two deadlines..
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Karnataka crisis: Will not withdraw resignations, reiterate rebel MLAs, ask Kumaraswamy to step down

The rebel MLAs have also asked Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy to step down. This development has come just a day before the scheduled trust vote on Monday.
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Karnataka: Parties work out strategy for the expected trust vote on Monday

With the fate of the H D Kumaraswamy-led wobbly coalition government in Karnataka likely to be decided on Monday, political parties are silently preparing their strategy and plan of action for the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Will he crack the whip? All eyes on Karnataka Governor

The session is now set to resume only on Monday at 11 am
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Governor has written a second love letter to me, says Karnataka CM

“The governor has written a second love letter to me. He has said he has been receiving various reports about horse-trading. He is speaking about horse-trading now. What was he doing for the last 10..
IndiaTimes - Published

Scam accused back from UAE, quizzed on ties to ministers

The ED detained Mohammad Mansoor Khan of IMA Jewels the moment he landed at IGI airport from Dubai on Friday morning and took him to the agency’s headquarters where he was questioned on his claim..
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HDK govt turns trust vote one-dayer into a Test match

Even after three “deadlines” and 17 hours of debate over two days, the trust motion moved by Karnataka CM could not be concluded on Friday with the Congress-JD(S) govt ignoring governor Vajubhai R..
IndiaTimes - Published

JD(S)-Cong on brink of collapse after ignoring Governor's deadline twice, Kumaraswamy's fate to be decided on Monday

Tottering on the brink collapse, the JD(S)-Congress coalition government in Karnataka on Friday ignored the Governor's deadline twice for proving the majority on the floor of the state Assembly,..
DNA - Published

Cong-JD(S) govt defies two deadlines by governor to prove majority; trust vote delayed till Monday

High political drama unfolded in Karnataka on Friday with the Congress-JD(S) government defying two deadlines set by governor Vajubhai Vala to demonstrate its majority in the assembly. The governor had..
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Karnataka: BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje offer prayers for Yeddyurappa to become next CM

Earlier this week, Karandlaje had expressed her confidence that BJP will soon form the government in Karnataka after winning the floor test in the assembly.
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No MLA has sought my protection, says Karnataka speaker


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Karnataka ponzi scam accused land in ED net, grilled for connection with ministers


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Karnataka governor sets 2nd deadline for Kumaraswamy to prove majority

Karnataka governor Vajubhai Vala on Friday issued a second deadline to chief minister H D Kumaraswamy to complete the trust vote process in the state assembly by the "end of the day". Kumaraswamy..
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Karnataka crisis: Kumaraswamy moves SC against governor setting deadline for trust vote


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Karnataka crisis: Congress moves SC, seeks clarification on top court's order on rebel MLAs

Karnataka Congress has moved the Supreme Court contending that the top court's July 17 order on the resignation of 15 rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs was coming in the way of the party issuing whip to its..
IndiaTimes - Published

Karnataka crisis: Congress moves SC against its July 17 order, says its 'whittles down' political party's will

It said the apex court order "whittles down" the power of a political party to issue whip to its MLAs as it has a constitutional right to do so and the court can't restrict that.
DNA - Published

When LS Speaker Om Birla told opposition member, 'don't touch my staff'

LS Speaker's remarks came when the opposition members including Congress, TMC and DMK were protesting in the well of the House during the Question Hour as the Speaker denied them to raise the issue of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Democracy being killed in Karnataka: Congress in Lok Sabha

Ahead of the Karnataka assembly vote on confidence motion of the Congress-JD(S) coalition government, leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury alleged that the BJP is conspiring to bring..
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Mumbai Police provide security to 'sick' Karnataka Cong MLA

Mumbai Police on Friday have provided security to Karnataka Congress MLA Shrimant Patil, who has been admitted in a state-run hospital here, and is recording his statement, an official said.
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress members protest in Lok Sabha over Karnataka crisis

Lok Sabha witnessed sloganeering and protests on Friday as Congress members sought to raise the issue of ongoing political crisis in Karnataka.
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Karnataka assembly Speaker says he is not delaying trust vote

The Speaker made his position clear as the assembly proceedings began with governor Vajubhai Vala having set 1.30 pm on Friday as the deadline to prove his majority. "I don't have to be partisan,"..
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H D Kumaraswamy will make his farewell speech Friday: B S Yeddyurappa

With the Karnataka Governor asking chief minister H D Kumaraswamy to prove majority in the Assembly by Friday afternoon, state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa predicted the end of the coalition government..
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Karnataka: Deputy chief minister arranges food for BJP MLAs on overnight protest

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..
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Karnataka: BJP legislators stage protest, sleep inside assembly

The legislators had 'masala dosa' and curd rice for supper in the assembly lounges. Many went to sleep early after a long day in the House due to heated exchanges and acrimonious scenes in the House,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Karnataka Guv to Speaker: Prove majority by 1.30 pm on Friday

An earlier letter to the Speaker by Governor Vajubhai Vala to conduct the floor test by the end of Thursday was merely dismissed as a suggestion and not an order.
DNA - Published

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