Karnataka coalition crisis live updates: CM Kumaraswamy adamant on adjourning trust vote till Wednesday

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10:09 PM IST

CM HD Kumaraswamy informs Speaker of his fake resignation letter

A fake resignation letter signed by none other than HD Kumaraswamy himself is making rounds. This was informed to the Speaker by the CM himself. He said the copy was being telecast on electronic media. 

8:43 PM IST

Congress members create ruckus in House

After the House reconvened after 2 hours, Congress-JD(S) members create ruckus, demand adjournment of House 

7:45 PM IST

Congress-JD(S) leaders meet Speaker Ramesh Kumar, urge him to adjourn motion

Leaders from Congress-JD(S) prevail upon the Speaker to adjourn the trust vote till tomorrow 

7:01 PM IST

SC to hear independents' plea on Tuesday

SC will hear the plea filed by independent MLAs Shankar and Nagesh on Tuesday. 

6:41 PM IST

Speaker offers to resign

Frustrated at the recalcitrant attitude of the coalition, Speaker Ramesh Kumar offered to resign. He is reported to have told the CM that it is not possible to adjourn the motion anymore. 

6:38 PM IST

House strength plummets to 205

With 20 MLAs not present, House strength plummets to 205, BJP sits pretty at 105, coalitoin wobbles at 100

6:35 PM IST

CM stays put in his room, refuses to attend session

CM HD Kumaraswamy refuses to attend session as he stays put in his room. He is adamant that the trust vote be pushed to Wednesday 

6:31 PM IST

CM adamant on adjourning trust vote to Wednesday

In view of the 2 independents approaching the SC over trust vote, CM HD Kumaraswamy says he can't prove his majority now. He wants the motion to adjourned till Wednesday 

3:59 PM IST

Coalition planning to do a walkout

If the Speaker does go ahead with the trust vote, coalition members are planning to do a walkout, thereby hampering the prospects of trust vote 

2:22 PM IST

House adjourned till 3 30 pm

Assembly adjourned till 3 30 pm as MLAs break for lunch 

12:14 PM IST

Speaker upholds party’s right to issue whip to disgruntled MLAs

CLP leader Siddaramaiah had sought the Speaker’s ruling on the issue of issuing whip to disgruntled MLAs. At the beginning of the session, the Speaker gave his ruling, upholding a party’s right to issue whip 

12:05 PM IST

Karnataka Assembly Session begins an hour late

As the Speaker was busy going through documents related to Supreme Court, he arrived an hour late to the session. 

11:46 AM IST

Impossible to give you more time for trust vote: Speaker Ramesh Kumar

It is learnt that Speaker Ramesh Kumar has expressed his displeasure over CM HD Kumaraswamy's request of adjournment of trust vote. He is reported to have said it is impossible to give more time for trust vote. 

11:38 AM IST

Speaker Ramesh Kumar remains non-committal on CM HD Kumaraswamy's demand to adjourn trust vote to Wednesday

As CM HD Kumaraswamy met Speaker Ramesh Kumar and sought two more days' time for the motion to be put to vote, Speaker Ramesh Kumar remains non-committal. 

11:34 AM IST

CM HD Kumaraswamy and Congress MLA Krishna Byre Gowda seek 2 more days' time for trust vote

CM HD Kumaraswamy and Congress MLA Krishna Byre Gowda meet Speaker Ramesh Kumar, seek 2 more days' time from him to complete all speeches 

10:58 AM IST

Trust vote may be delayed as SC refuses to hear pleas of independent MLAs?

In view of the SC refusing to entertain pleas of independent MLAs Nagesh and Shankar, it is a sort of breather for the coalition government. Coalition may buy more time citing that the pleas are yet to be taken up by the top court

10:55 AM IST

Speaker issues notice to rebel MLAs in relation to disqualification

In relation to the disqualification plea filed by CLP leader Siddaramaiah and KPCC chief Gundu Rao, Speaker issues notice, asks rebel MLAs to appear before him

10:52 AM IST

SC refuses to hear petition filed by independent MLAs Shankar and Nagesh

Independent MLAs Shankar and Nagesh, who had approached the SC seeking urgent hearing of their pleas in relation to the floor test are a disappointed lot as SC refuses to hear their pleas 

10:48 AM IST

Speaker Ramesh Kumar exudes confidence ahead of trust vote

Speaker Ramesh Kumar hopes speeches will end soon and make way for trust vote. He said both the CM and the leader of Congress Legislature Party Siddaramaiah have told him that Monday would be the day for trust vote. 

10:46 AM IST

CM HD Kumaraswamy offers special pooja at Vyasaraja Mutt in Basavanagudi

With an obvious bid to save his government, CM HD Kumaraswamy visited Vyasaraja Mutt in Basavanagudi in Basavanagudi and ofered pooja 

10:27 AM IST

Upbeat and confident BJP MLAs arrive at Vidhana Soudha

In view of chief minister HD Kumaraswamy seeking trust vote, BJP MLAs arrive at the Vidhana Soudha 

CM HD Kumaraswamy is adamant that the trust vote be adjourned to Wednesday