Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Topic: JD(S)

JD(S) hit hard in Kerala as two-thirds of top council sides with chief ousted by Deve Gowda

JD(S) is a constituent of Kerala's ruling LDF coalition. Party and rebels both claim to be working to arrive at an amicable resolution.

In BJP’s bypoll win in 2 Karnataka seats, a message from Yediyurappa to party bosses

The hotly-contested seats of Sira and Rajarajeshwari Nagar (RR Nagar) were won by Dr Rajesh Gowda, a new entrant, and N. Munirathna, a Congress rebel, respectively.

In Karnataka bypolls, BJP looks at consolidation, Congress at revival & JD(S) at survival

Voting for bypolls at the Sira assembly constituency in Tumakuru district and Rajarajeshwari (RR) Nagar in Bengaluru district will be held tomorrow.

JD(S) chief Deve Gowda dissolves Kerala unit, accuses state president of destabilising party

Gowda's action came in response to Kerala JD(S) chief C.K. Nanu’s reported inaction on directions given by national working president B.M. Farookh.

Why Karnataka bypoll duck could spell ‘beginning of the end’ for Deve Gowda’s JD(S)

Former PM H.D. Deve Gowda’s Janata Dal (Secular) is faced with constant erosion in its support base, and did not manage to win even a single seat in Karnataka bypolls.

BJP backs Yediyurappa as he ‘admits’ Amit Shah role in rebellion of Congress-JD(S) MLAs

The Congress has threatened to move the Supreme Court in view of the ‘revelation’, but BJP high command has thrown its weight behind Yediyurappa.

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.

Siddaramaiah considers JD(S) his first enemy, wanted BJP back in power, says Kumaraswamy

Former Karnataka CM H.D. Kumaraswamy says Congress — specifically, Siddaramaiah — sought to undermine his position throughout their time in government.

Congress initiates back-channel talks to win back rebel Karnataka MLAs

Efforts were intensified to reach out to dissident Karnataka legislators a day after CM Kumaraswamy made a surprise announcement that he will seek a trust vote.

3 key takeaways from Karnataka crisis no matter what happens to Kumaraswamy govt

Aggressive dissidence is likely to be a permanent feature of Karnataka’s electoral politics. So, when the Kumaraswamy government may fall is not important.

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With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

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