Bopaiah

  • Cong to boycott Karnataka budget session 03-06-2011 06:04 PM

    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...
  • Bhardwaj blames Yeddyurappa, Speaker for crisis 17-05-2011 06:58 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj has blamed Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa and Assembly Speaker KG Bopaiah for the present political crisis in the state. In a statement issued on Tuesday after Yeddyurappa paraded the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs before President Pratibha Ptail in the Rashtrapati Bhawan to show that...
  • JDS presents 'scam papers' in K'taka Assembly 12-01-2011 04:09 PM

    Bangalore: It's been a chaotic five days at the Karnataka assembly with Janata Dal (Secular) and Congress leaders targeting Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa over his alleged involvement in land deals. On Wednesday JDS leader HD Revanna walked in with other party members carrying placards and a suitcase allegedly containing documents...
  • Karnataka Assembly Speaker gets HC notice 02-11-2010 12:52 PM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday issued notice to state Assembly Speaker KG Bopaiah on petitions filed by five Independent MLAs, challenging their disqualification from the Assembly. A bench comprising Justices Mohan Shantanagouder, S Abdul Nazeer and AS Bopanna also posted the matter for further hearing on November 8....
  • Karnataka political row hits the Speaker 15-10-2010 05:34 PM

    Bengaluru: A day after Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa won the trust vote for a second time, a new controversy has hit the Speaker. It now appears that KG Bopaiah's decision to disqualify rebel MLAs was not entirely his own and was influenced by the government. The decision to...
  • Talking Point: Did Governor Bhardwaj act as umpire or player? 12-10-2010 10:55 PM

    On Talking Point tonight, we discuss whether Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj's moves created the ongoing political crisis. ...
  • Showdown between Governor, Speaker in K'taka 10-10-2010 08:57 PM

    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...