K G Bopaiah

  • Cong to boycott Karnataka budget session June 3, 2011

    Bangalore: The Opposition Congress in Karnataka on Friday decided to boycott the ongoing extended budget session of legislature to press for its demand for the resignation of Assembly Speaker K G Bopaiah in the light of Supreme Court's "strictures" while quashing his order disqualifying 16 MLAs. Ending two days of hectic...
  • Showdown between Governor, Speaker in K'taka October 11, 2010

    Bangalore: The political drama that is being played out in Karnataka - the crisis for the BJP-led government in the state - has deepened with Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj now asking Speaker K.G. Bopaiah not to disqualify any MLA before the trust vote takes place on Monday. It all started...
  • Ruling BJP Speaker elected in Karnataka amid chaos December 30, 2009

    Bangalore: The ruling BJP in Karnataka on Wednesday pushed through the election of its candidate K G Bopaiah as Speaker of the Assembly amid ugly scenes overcoming a bid by Opposition JD(S) and Congress after they joined hands. A section of Congress and JD(S) members mounted atop the Speaker's podium, pulled...