75th Day Of Lockdown

Maharashtra8296837390254 Tamil Nadu3017216395254 Delhi2633410315708 Gujarat19119130111190 Rajasthan100847359218 Uttar Pradesh97335648257 Madhya Pradesh89965878384 West Bengal73032912366 Karnataka5213197359 Bihar4598223329 Andhra Pradesh4460264073 Haryana3597120924 Telangana34961710123 Jammu and Kashmir3142104835 Odisha247814819 Punjab2415204347 Assam19894434 Kerala180876216 Uttarakhand115328610 Jharkhand7642975 Chhatisgarh6781892 Tripura6221730 Himachal Pradesh3691636 Chandigarh3022225 Goa126570 Manipur124110 Puducherry90330 Nagaland8000 Arunachal Pradesh3710 Meghalaya33131 Mizoram1710 Sikkim200
Nation Politics 15 Jul 2019 BJP seeks to move no ...

BJP seeks to move no-confidence motion against Kumaraswamy

PTI
Published Jul 15, 2019, 2:28 pm IST
Updated Jul 15, 2019, 2:28 pm IST
Kumaraswamy had also on Friday announced he would seek a trust vote to end the 'confusion' caused by resignations of rebel MLAs.
The BJP in Karnataka on Monday sought to move a no-confidence motion against the Congress-JD(S) government, which is battling for survival after 16 lawmakers of the ruling coalition resigned from the assembly. (Photo: File)
 The BJP in Karnataka on Monday sought to move a no-confidence motion against the Congress-JD(S) government, which is battling for survival after 16 lawmakers of the ruling coalition resigned from the assembly. (Photo: File)

Bengaluru: The BJP in Karnataka on Monday sought to move a no-confidence motion against the Congress-JD(S) government, which is battling for survival after 16 lawmakers of the ruling coalition resigned from the assembly.

The BJP has issued a notice to Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar during the Business Advisory Committee meeting attended by party leader B S Yeddyurappa seeking to move the no confidence motion, party state general secretary C T Ravi told PTI.

 

"Yes, we have given a notice to move a no-confidence motion," he said.

As many as 16 MLAs -- 13 from the Congress and three from JD(S) -- have resigned from the assembly while two independent MLAs S Shankar and H Nagesh have withdrawn their support to the coalition government headed by H D Kumaraswamy.

The disgruntled MLAs, who have turned against the government, are camping in Mumbai.

The Speaker is yet to accept their resignations as the matter is pending before the Supreme Court which will hear the case again on Tuesday.

The MLAs have not turned up for the assembly proceedings, which began on Friday last.

The Apex Court Monday agreed to hear a plea of five more rebel Congress MLAs along with the pending petition of 10 legislators seeking a direction to the Karnataka Assembly speaker to accept their resignation.

With enmasse resignations, the government has been pushed to the brink of collapse.

In a surprise move amid the existential crisis faced by his government, Kumaraswamy had also on Friday announced he would seek a trust vote to end the 'confusion' caused by resignations of rebel MLAs while asserting he was "ready for everything".

The ruling coalition's total strength is 116 (Congress-78, JD(S)-37 and BSP-1), besides the Speaker.

With the support of the two independents, the BJP has 107 MLAs in the 224-member House, where the half-way mark is 113.

If the resignations of the 16 MLAs are accepted, the coalition's tally will be reduced to 100.

...
Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru




ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT