Karnataka coalition crisis live updates: Speaker adjourns House to Monday, no trust vote even today

Karnataka coalition crisis live updates: Kumaraswamy govt approaches SC as governors deadline nears

8:25 PM IST

Amid ruckus, House adjourned to Monday

In spite of persistence by BJP, Speaker adjourned the House to Monday. CLP leader Siddaramaiah and CM HD Kumaraswamy prevailed upon him for the same. This also means that the CM has not honoured both the directions issued by Speaker. 

7:42 PM IST

Congress members urge Speaker to adjourn session

In an obvious bid to buy time, Congress MLAs are prevailing upon the Speaker to adjourn the House to Monday. 

6:04 PM IST

Congress leaders urge Speaker to adjourn House to Monday

Congress leaders urge Speaker to adjourn House to Monday. On the other hand, BJP urges Speaker to end the session today itself. 

3:31 PM IST

Governor issues fresh deadline to CM to prove majority by 6 pm

As the CM HD Kumaraswamy failed to honour his deadline, governor issues a fresh deadline to the CM to prove his majority by 6 pm

3:16 PM IST

Privilege motion against Srinivas Gowda?

JD(S) MLA Srinivas Gowda, who made startling allegations that he was offered Rs 5 crore as bribe by BJP MLAs Ashwathnarayan and SR Vishwanath faces the prospect of a privilege motion being moved against him. 

2:38 PM IST

Governor sends interim report to Union home ministry

Based on the happenings in the House today, the governor has sent an interim report to the Union home ministry. 

1:40 PM IST

House adjourned till 3 pm

In view of the ruckus prevailing in the House, Speaker adjourns House till 3 pm 

1:32 PM IST

CM HDK dishonours governor's direction, fails to prove majority

Past the deadline of 1: 30pm, CM HD Kumaraswamy fails to prove majority, thereby dishnonouring governor's deadline. 

1:21 PM IST

Ruling members chant 'Go back governor'

As the governor's deadline draws near, ruling members chant 'Go back governor'

1:19 PM IST

Ruckus breaks out in House over Governor's direction

As the deadline issued by governor nears, Karnataka House in a state of disarray as opposition members question governor's right to send intructions, directions. Ruckus ensues. 

1:03 PM IST

Congress MLA Krishna Byre Gowda questions if governor can send messages, issue directions

Krishna Byre Gowda, Congress MLA says the chief minister has moved a confidence motion and the House in discussing it. During such a discussion, it will be the Spaker who will be overseeing it. Such letter may infringe upon the rights of the House. 

12:58 PM IST

Shrimant Patil, Kagwad Congress MLA shoots a mail to Speaker's office

Speaker Ramesh Kumar read out a mail sent by Shrimant Patil, Kagwad Congress MLA saying that he has not fallen prey to the BJP.

12:48 PM IST

BJP leaders SR Vishwanath, Ashwathnarayan to file defamation case (for Rupee 1) against Srinivas Gowda

In relation to Sriniva Gowda's statement that he was offered Rs 5 crore, BJP leaders SR Vishwanath, Ashwathnarayan to file defamation case (for Rupee 1) against Srinivas Gowda. 

12:43 PM IST

CM HD Kumaraswamy says the Speaker has to decide on governor's direction

As governor issued a direction to the CM HD  Kumaraswamy to prove his majority before 1: 30 pm, the CM says he leaves it to the discretion of the Speaker. 

12:31 PM IST

Sa Ra Mahesh, JD(S) MLA reveals he was offered Rs 28 crore

JD(S) MLA Sa Ra Mahesh says he got an offer of Rs 28 crore from BJP through a journalist 

12:26 PM IST

Srinivas Gowda, MLA levels serious allegations against BJP

Srinivas Gowda, MLA alleges that BJP approached him with an offer of Rs 5 crore in order to purhase him. 

11:56 AM IST

CM HD Kumaraswawy defends brother HD Revanna

Facing allegations that his brother HD Revanna resorts to black magic, CM says his family has never done such a thing. 

11:49 AM IST

CM HD Kumaraswawy says his family doesn't stick to power

Facing massive allegations of family politics, CM HD Kumaraswamy says his family has never stuck to politics. 

11:33 AM IST

CM HD Kumaraswamy says he got an offer at a journalist's house during Dharam Singh government

Much to the shock of the House, CM HD Kumaraswamy revealed that he got a massive offer at at journalist's house during the tenure of Dharam Singh, the then CM of Karnataka. However, he stopped short of revealing the name. 

11:25 AM IST

CM HD Kumaraswamy quotes Judgement Day from the Bible

CM Kumaraswamy says when he was in America a few days ago, he read about the Judgement Day, in which it says  everyone has to give an account of their lives before the Almighty. 

11:12 AM IST

Speaker Ramesh Kumar says there's an attempt to character-assassinate him

Speaker Ramesh Kumar says those who are tryinto character-assassinate him should introspect. He says there is no need for him to be partial towards any party. 

11:07 AM IST

Bench headed by CJI that heard earlier petition likely to take up governor's case as well

The 3-judge bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi which heard the earlier case on resignation of rebel Karnataka MLAs likely to hear the governor-related case as well. 

11:04 AM IST

MTB Nagaraj, Hoskote Congress MLA speaks about Congress MLA Ramalinga Reddy's resignation

It was based on Ramalinga Reddy's advice that 3 Congress MLAs resigned, says MTB Nagaraj, Hoskote Congress MLA.

10:48 AM IST

Special police team collects statements of Shrimant Patil, Kagwad Congress MLA

A special police team probing the alleged kidnap case of Congress MLA Shrimant Pati, Kagwad is collecting his statements from a hospital in Mumbai 

10:33 AM IST

Karnataka state Congress in-charge KC Venugopal blames governor for political mess

KC Venugopal, Karnataka state Congress in-charge, says the governor is acting like an agent of the BJP 

10:31 AM IST

CM HD kumaraswamy's counsel to file petition in SC

Rajiv Dhawan, counsel for CM HD Kumaraswamy to file a peitition in SC, challenging governor's order to prove majority by 1 30 pm

12:00 AM IST

Congress members urge Speaker to adjourn session

In an obvious bid to buy time, Congress MLAs are prevailing upon the Speaker to adjourn the House to Monday. 

Seeking quashing of the Governor’s order to prove his majority by 1: 30 pm today (July 19) the coalition government has approached the Supreme Court.