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Unseating the Chairman of Karnataka Legislative Council

Saving Murthy: It was KS Eshwarappa who did it, not reluctant BS Yeddyurappa

Saving Murthy: It was KS Eshwarappa who did it, not reluctant BS Yeddyurappa

Mr Eshwarappa and Mr Somanna took upon themselves the task of shielding Mr Shankaramurthy.

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Congress faces setback in Karnataka Council

Congress faces setback in Karnataka Council

If either the ruling Congress or Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party fail to get a majority, the Janata Dal (Secular), the party led by former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda, would decide the fate of who forms the next government.

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Shankaramurthy wins, but HD Kumaraswamy real winner

Shankaramurthy wins, but HD Kumaraswamy real winner

The result of Thursday’s no-confidence motion to oust Chairman of the Legislative Council D H Shankaramurthy brought to the fore an interesting development in Janata Dal (Secular): state unit president H D Kumaraswamy taking a call on backing the BJP though his father and patriarch H D Deve Gowda decided to stick to the policy of staying equi-distant from both national parties.

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JD(S) helps BJP retain Legislative Council Chairman post in Karnataka assembly

JD(S) helps BJP retain Legislative Council Chairman post in Karnataka assembly

Sources said that a corruption case being faced by JD(S) state president H D Kumaraswamy that is likely to reach the Supreme Court, might have influenced the decision to go with the BJP rather than the Congress. “The family (JD’s national president is Kumaraswamy’s father H D Deve Gowda) never takes any decision without furthering its own cause in some way or the other,” a senior Congress leader from Gowda’s home district of Hassan said.

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BJP clinches one-vote win in Karnataka upper House

BJP clinches one-vote win in Karnataka upper House

Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) D.H Shankaramurthy, who chairs the Karnataka legislative council, survived a Congress-sponsored no-confidence motion, after the Janata Dal (Secular) and two independent candidates backed him. Thirty-seven members voted against the resolution while 36 voted in favour.

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Council Chairman gets hospitalised after Congress moves no-confidence motion against him

Council Chairman gets hospitalised after Congress moves no-confidence motion against him

According to BJP MLC Ganesh Karnik, Shankarmurthy bit his tongue while he was eating his evening snack (upma). “After the Council was adjourned for the day, we were sitting in the Chairman’s cabin. We had ordered some uppittu. The Chairman bit his tongue while eating, which led to some bleeding. However, when the bleeding didn’t stop, we rushed him to the hospital. The doctors have said that the bleeding has now stopped, and that there is no need for worry,” said Karnik.

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Karnataka Congress tables no-confidence against Council chairman D H Shankarmurthy - Times

Karnataka Congress tables no-confidence against Council chairman D H Shankarmurthy - Times

BENGALURU: The Congress party on Tuesday moved a no-confidence motion against the incumbent chairman from BJP D H Shankarmurthy in the legislative council.

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Ousting DH Shankarmurthy: Battlelines drawn

Ousting DH Shankarmurthy: Battlelines drawn

Council chairman Shankaramurthy allows Cong motion for removing him to be tabled, voting in five days.

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Karnataka: Unseating Shankaramurthy – JD(S) may wreck Congress hopes

Karnataka: Unseating Shankaramurthy – JD(S) may wreck Congress hopes

Congress’s no-confidence motion hinges on Independent MLCs.

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