Karnataka political drama over 'Operation Lotus' continues
Bengaluru: The political drama over alleged "Operation Lotus" to destabilise the Karnataka government continued on Wednesday with the Congress preparing for an apparent show of strength by calling a meeting of its legislators on January 18 while the BJP kept up suspense with its shepherded MLAs remaining locked up in a luxury resort in Gurugram near the national capital.
K C Venugopal mocks at media for telecasting false news on 'Operation Lotus'
Bengaluru: Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Tuesday, January 15 had mocked at media saying that they were showing “episodes” of “political serial”, and had no other work to do. Yet again another leader has mocked at media for “false news”, here on Wednesday, January 16. It is none other than AICC General Secretary and Karnataka In-charge K C Venugopal.
Electors in Karnataka down by nearly forty thousand
Bengaluru: Chief Electoral Officer Sanjeev Kumar has said that the election officials have received 17.45 lakh applications for inclusion, deletion and modification during the special summary revision of electoral rolls.
Congress, JDS busy chalking out ways to combat Operation Kamala
Bengaluru: With the threat of 'operation Kamala' looming large, the Congress has reportedly chalked out ways to combat the same. As per sources, the coalition government at the state is contemplating over removing four ministers from the cabinet and handing over the portfolio to four rebel MLAs, in a desperate bid to firefight.
Haryana resort housing Karnataka BJP MLAs turns into fort
Bengaluru: The five-star ITC Grand Bharat resort in Haryana, where over 100 BJP MLAs are housed to guard against their poaching, resembles an impregnable fort with armed security men guarding the entire compound in the scenic background of the Aravali Hills.
Phase one of 'Operation Kamala' success: Yeddyurappa
Bengaluru: In the backdrop of two Independent MLAs withdrawing their support for the Congress-Janata D(S) coalition government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) State President B S Yeddyurappa on Tuesday, January 15, said that the first phase of the 'Operation Kamala' was successful.
Two independent MLAs withdraw support from coalition
Bengaluru: Amid the political high drama in the Karnataka state politics following rumours of "Operation Lotus", and some of the MLAs of the coalition government leaving for Mumbai and Delhi, comes yet another shocker. Two independent MLAs H Nagesh and R Shankar have withdrawn their support to the coalition government, here on Tuesday, January 15.
Congress ministers offer to quit to keep alliance intact
Bengaluru: In a bid to help keep the Congress-JDS alliance stable in the state, four Congress ministers on Monday, reportedly offered to step down from their respective posts. This is being seen as a response to the rising panic regarding the BJP's 'Operation Lotus'.