Congress allies with IUML and Shiv Sena: Lust for power dictates coalition politics now, not respect for constituent and ideology
The fall of one-party dominant system or what famous political scientist Rajni Kothari termed as ‘Congress System’ in the 1970s led to an era of coalition politics.
It is likely that the post of Speaker will be from the NCP, which is also expected to get a fair share of cabinet berths in the new government.
Karnataka speaker is delaying acceptance of resignations because he wants to keep a minority government in power: Mukul Rohatgi in SC
On Friday, the court had ordered the speaker to maintain the status quo with regard to the resignation and disqualification of 10 rebel MLAs.
Chief Minister Kumaraswamy has expressed confidence in the majority of his government and said that the situation has forced him to take this action.
As expected, Sumalatha, wife of late actor and former Congress leader MH Ambareesh has missed out on Mandya Lok Sabha ticket. She is all set to contest as an independent candidate, with a tactical backing by the BJP against Nikhil Kumaraswamy.
Karnataka: JDS Minister Sa Ra Mahesh calls female IPS officer “Bloody lady”, CM HD Kumaraswamy defends abusive Minister
CM Kumaraswamy stood in the defence of tourism minister Sa.Ra Mahesh asserting that the police officer 'disrespected the minister' leading to such incidents. He also said that 'disrespecting the state tourism minister is equal to disrespecting the CM'.
Natwar Singh has proposed Mayawati’s PM candidature as the strongest among the opposition parties.
Trouble in SP-BSP alliance: SP MLA says alliance won’t work unless Akhilesh Yadav becomes a ‘yes-man’ to Mayawati
SP MLA Hari Om Yadav raises his apprehensions over the viability of the oppotunistic SP-BSP alliance
Congress-JDS coalition govt in Karnataka is on edge, as senior BJP leader Umesh Katti claimed that he is in touch with at least 15 disgruntled MLAs