Virtually ruling out proving his majority in the Assembly by the second deadline set by the Governor, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Friday sought protection from the Assembly Speaker in the matter.
Members of opposition parties Friday opposed introduction of the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the present form, saying it has many gaps and was not in conformity with the Paris principles.
The Karnataka Assembly failed to meet the deadline set by Governor Vajubhai Bala to the Assembly to complete the business of trust vote by 1:30 pm in the midst of a raging debate over the Governor's directive.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra who had arrived in Sonbhadra earlier today was detained by the police after she sat on a dharna against the state government for not allowing her to meet the kin of those killed in firing over a land dispute on July 17.
Karnataka Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar on Thursday sought a detailed report from Home Minister M B Patil on rebel Congress MLA Shrimant Patil, who was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai after he complained of chest pain on Wednesday.
Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Thursday made a passionate speech at the floor of the house in the state assembly while moving a confidence motion to prove majority of the Congress- JD(S) government amidst rebellion by a section of the lawmakers.
Janata Dal Secular-Congress coalition government, led by Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, will face its trust vote in the state Assembly on Thursday.
Congress members on Tuesday walked out of the Lok Sabha after its leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury was not allowed to raise an issue in the House.
Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu Monday sent his resignation letter to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, a day after he announced that he had resigned from the state cabinet.
Robert Vadra, the husband of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Saturday hailed Rahul Gandhi as a youth icon of the country who looked up to him for "direction".
The US Department of the Treasury urged Congress to raise the federal debt ceiling before lawmakers leave for the August recess, warning that the government could run out of money in early September.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Thursday attacked the BJP-ruled government over the situation in Karnataka and Goa, saying they have "gravely damaged" democracy and that the developments will hurt the economy.
The election of members to the Committee on Estimates culminated with all applicant members being elected unopposed after only 29 candidates applied for the 30 member committee.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi termed the work of opposition as most enjoyable and easy while addressing party workers of his former constituency.
Rahul Gandhi visited his erstwhile Lok Sabha constituency, Amethi, in his first outing there after the humiliating loss to Smriti Irani in the recent elections.
Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar was taken into custody by Mumbai police outside the luxury hotel where rebel MLAs from his state are lodged.