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Ramesh Kumar

Supreme Court defers hearing to Wednesday in Karnataka rebel MLAs' plea

Earlier the elections were scheduled to take place on October 21 but were deferred to December 5 by the Election Commission.

22 Oct 2019 12:47 PM

14 rebel K'taka Cong-JD(S) MLAs move SC against Speaker's decision

Last week, Karnataka Assembly Speaker disqualified 17 rebel MLAs from the legislature till the term of the current Assembly expires in 2023.

02 Aug 2019 12:09 PM

K'taka Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar resigns after Yeddy wins trust vote

Kumar said during his 14-month long tenure as Speaker, he worked according to his 'conscience' and in accordance with Constitution.

29 Jul 2019 12:56 PM

BJP shifted line fearing Congress-JDS comeback

Considering these factors, the BJP top brass decided to give the go-ahead to Yeddyurappa to stake his claim, the sources explained.

27 Jul 2019 6:06 AM

Decision on other rebel MLAs resignation in 'couple of days': K'taka Speaker

Speaker's decision on disqualifications and resignations will be crucial in view of numbers in House and formation of next govt.

26 Jul 2019 8:53 AM


Karnataka Speaker has acted in most partisan manner: Pralhad Joshi

He urged the Speaker to ensure that the trust vote is not delayed further and completed today itself.

23 Jul 2019 2:28 PM

‘Give us 4 weeks to appear’: 13 MLAs to K'taka Speaker on disqualification plea

Karnataka Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar promised that the trust vote will be held by 6 pm on Tuesday.

23 Jul 2019 9:41 AM

Congress free to issue whip, Speaker at K'taka no-trust debate

Addressing the House, Congress leaders Siddaramaiah and legislator H K Patil outlined the significance of whip to MLAs.

18 Jul 2019 2:53 PM

Can Speaker dictate terms of resignation?

The Congress as a party would not want to be blackmailing the government.

17 Jul 2019 2:45 AM

Will decide on disqualification, resignation by tomorrow: K'taka Speaker to SC

The 10 rebel MLAs moved the apex court alleging that the Speaker was not accepting their resignations.

16 Jul 2019 1:12 PM


Karnataka crisis: SC agrees to hear plea of 5 more rebel MLAs on Tuesday

These MLAs are Anand Singh, K Sudhakar, N Nagaraj, Munirathna and Roshan Baig.

15 Jul 2019 12:17 PM

Will not be flexible for anyone, won't buckle under pressure: K’taka Speaker

The rebel MLA had alleged that the Assembly Speaker was delaying the process of accepting their resignations.

13 Jul 2019 12:31 PM

'Will allot slot for trust vote when CM seeks it,' says K'taka Speaker

'The Chief Minister has spoken his mind that he would not cling to power amid the confusion,' Speaker said.

12 Jul 2019 4:00 PM

Karnataka crisis: Supreme Court to hear rebel MLAs’ petition on July 16

'MLAs in plea have levelled corruption allegations and order was passed without hearing me,' Karnataka CM informed SC.

12 Jul 2019 12:52 PM

Karnataka Speaker to meet 3 rebel Congress MLAs today at 4 pm

Kumar dismissed the charge that he was delaying a decision on these resignations to help govt which has allegedly lost its majority.

12 Jul 2019 11:07 AM


Can't work at lightning speed, need to examine fresh resignations: K'taka Speaker

The Supreme Court on Thursday had ordered the Speaker to meet rebel MLAs and decide whether he would accept their resignation or not.

12 Jul 2019 9:10 AM

'Will check resignations overnight and ascertain genuineness' says K'taka Speaker

Speaker maintained that the legislators should have approached him instead of rushing to the Governor and Supreme Court.

11 Jul 2019 8:21 PM

Disgruntled MLAs approaching SC made things 'murky': Karnataka Speaker

The Congress and JD(S) MLAs, who had resigned from the Assembly are slated to meet the Speaker by 6 pm.

11 Jul 2019 3:58 PM

Relief for K'taka coalition as Speaker says 8 rebel resignations illegal

So far, 16 rebel MLAs and two Independents have put in their papers, dissatisfied over the allocation of berths.

09 Jul 2019 3:40 PM

'Doesn't sleep with men, have a legal wife,' says Karnataka speaker

His comment came after Cong leader KH Muniyappa's last month opined that his relationship with Kumar was like that of 'husband and wife'.

22 Mar 2019 1:10 PM