Mayawati expels Karnataka BSP MLA Mahesh for abstaining from Trust Vote

Mayawati had put out a tweet on July 21 stating she had directed her party MLA to support Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy in Tuesday’s trust vote.

HD Kumaraswamy resigns as Chief Minister of Karnataka after losing trust vote

Kumaraswamy gave his resignation to the Governor about an hour after he lost the Trust Vote in the Karnataka Assembly.

Despite Mayawati’s tweet, BSP MLA abstains from Karnataka floor test

BSP Chief Mayawati had put out a tweet on July 21 stating she had directed her party MLA to support HD Kumaraswamy in the trust vote.

HD Kumaraswamy loses Karnataka Trust Vote, decks cleared for BJP

The loss comes after the coalition tried to delay the trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly for four full days.

Prohibitory orders imposed in Bengaluru for 48 hours, pubs and liquor shops shut

Though prohibitory orders were in place around the Vidhana Soudha building, they have now been extended to the entire city.

Youth Cong workers protest outside Mumbai hotel housing rebel MLAs, detained

Renaissance Hotel is where the 15 rebel MLAs of the Congress-JD(S) coalition are holed up since July 6.

BJP is organising your political funeral: DK Shivakumar’s last-min appeal to rebel MLAs

Karnataka Water Resources Minister DK Shivakumar’s appeal comes with just hours to go for the trust vote deadline, set by the Speaker.

4 dengue deaths reported in Dakshina Kannada as state sees rise in dengue cases

Around 400 cases of dengue have been recorded from the district as of Friday, with more than half of the cases being reported from Mangaluru.

'We're hungry': Karnataka MLAs' excuse to delay the trust vote

The legislators of the JDS(S)-Congress coalition wasted no time jumping on the excuse. They weren't just hungry. They were hangry.

Live blog: Karnataka floor test begins

As these MLAs remain adamant that they will not return to their respective party folds, the BJP still has a clear advantage.