Party hopes to ensure that the Kumaraswamy government does not have the numbers in its first budget session; banks on differences between Congress, JD(S) leaders.
The controversial MP had moved a Private Member’s Bill in the Rajya Sabha last year that sought to introduce the death penalty as punishment for cow slaughter. He withdrew the bill this February.
The ADR report comes two years after AAP removed the list of its donors from the party website.
TDP, AIADMK came second and third with earnings of Rs 72.92 crore and Rs 48.88 crore respectively; opposition parties received far lesser amounts, says ADR report.
Both leaders gave up their Lok Sabha seats as BJP suspects that Congress-JD(S) alliance may not last longer and it could get a chance to form a govt in Karnataka.
Deve Gowda also says need of the hour is that all secular forces must come together and the country must be saved from the 'communal and undemocratic' BJP.
Rajender Singh made remarks during rally on Sunday supporting Kathua rape accused; brother Lal Singh, who resigned over the issue, led Sunday’s event.
Coming close on the heels of the Karnataka debacle, former Assam CM’s comments could spell further trouble for BJP in the run-up to 2019.
President's Rule could have avoided the wastage of time, money, horse-trading, bargaining for portfolios, says Krishnamurthy.