Thursday, 19 May, 2022

Topic: Congress-JDS

JD(S) wins even when it doesn’t. And Karnataka BJP & Congress can’t seem to do anything about it

Although it won just 4 seats in the 55-ward Kalburgi Municipal Corporation polls, JD(S) is eyeing the mayor's post. This is in line with the party’s long history of gaining.

The 4 scenarios for rebel Karnataka MLAs who are waiting for SC ruling on disqualification

The 17 rebels were disqualified by Speaker, which prevents them from contesting polls. SC started hearing case today but last date for filing nominations is 30 September.

Alliance govt gone, Congress and JD(S) are back to being rivals in Karnataka

Parties won't contest polls together in Karnataka. Congress leaders say fall of govt has 'freed' them, JD(S) says it won’t be begging for power.

Karnataka assembly speaker disqualifies 14 more rebel MLAs till 2023

Of the lawmakers who faced the action, 11 are from the Congress and three from JDS.

Kumaraswamy says future of JD(S)-Congress alliance uncertain day after losing trust vote

Former Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy said that JD(S)'s top priority is to develop the party and win people's confidence.

Why a BJP govt in Karnataka could be as unstable as the 14-month Congress-JD(S) alliance

BJP won’t find it easy to keep its members happy along with the new ones who have reportedly been offered ministerial berths once they return to House.

Laws can’t stop Indian politicians from defecting. But there’s someone who can

Naming and shaming is more powerful than any legal remedy.

What happens in Karnataka now? Speaker Ramesh Kumar’s actions, or inactions, will decide

For the BJP, pulling down the Kumaraswamy government may have been easier than forming the next government in Karnataka.

Kumaraswamy will make his farewell speech today, says BS Yeddyurappa

Karnataka BJP chief B.S. Yeddyurappa’s comment comes a day after Governor Vajubhai Vala asked CM H.D. Kumaraswamy to prove his majority in the House by 1.30 pm Friday.

Will follow the Constitution, says Karnataka Speaker after SC ruling on MLA resignations

The Karnataka Speaker was reacting to the Supreme Court ruling that allowed him to decide on the MLA resignations as he saw fit.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.