Congress protests as Yeddyurappa is sworn in as Karnataka CM

SC orders Karnataka Assembly floor test at 4pm on Saturday By IANS Last updated

SC will hear the matter on May 18.

Shah countered Gandhi's allegations by tweeting: "The "Murder of Democracy" happens the minute a desperate Congress made an "opportunist" offer to the Janata Dal (Secular), not for Karnataka's welfare but for their petty political gains. We condemn it", said DMK President MK Stalin.

Senior leader KH Muniyappa, said, " This is not the system.

Sources in the Congress and BJP say that they have suggested candidates for Speaker, whose names will be sent to the Governor.

JD (S) national president H.D. Deve Gowda (C), speaks with Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad (L) as they stage a dharna in front of the Gandhi Statue against the Karnataka governor's order to invite BJP leader B.S. Yediyurappa to take oath as the new CM of the state.

Yeddyurappa took an oath in Kannada expressing confidence that majority will be proved before the stipulated time period.

Yeddyurappa sworn in 23rd CM of Karnataka
The party has also managed to substantially improve its seat count and vote share from the 2013 assembly election. Janata Dal (Secular) accepted "unconditional" support from Congress, which was once a bitter foe.

In his submissions on behalf of the Union government, attorney-general KK Venugopal tried to argue that "anti-defection law would apply on the MLA-elects only after they were sworn in on the floor of the House", to which justice Sikri responded with, "does that mean all the suitcase exchange is possible before they are sworn in?"

Kumaraswamy said that the JD-S will give security to its MLAs in the state.

"Yedyurappa's letter to the Governor will seal his fate. This Black Spot on India's democracy will be erased", he said on Twitter.

The new BJP government has 15 days to gather enough support to survive a vote in the legislature on its leadership. Yeddyurappa was administered the oath of office and secrecy by the Governor at a ceremony at Raj Bhavan amid loud cheering by his supporters.

Former minister Gaikhangam said, "BJP forming government in Karnataka is nothing but double standard". On the other hand, the BJP, which emerged as the single-largest party in the just-concluded Karnataka polls, accused the Congress of trying to "loot the mandate" by seeking to stitch a post-poll alliance with the JD (S). The Congress and JD (S) are together and protested against the unconstitutional and undemocratic decision of the Governor which was also against the Supreme Court judgement delivered 14 months ago. "Congress and JD-S will protect all their MLAs in Karnataka", Kumaraswamy told the media here.

Related:

  • Grey's Anatomy Season 14 Finale Spoilers Roundup

    Grey's Anatomy Season 14 Finale Spoilers Roundup

    Teddy seemed super interested, and that's probably because she wants to be close to Owen, who may or may not be her baby daddy. Additionally, another reconciliation was hinted at when Arizona admitted to smiling whenever she reads a text from Callie.
    It's A Boy! Alec And Hilaria Baldwin Welcome Baby #4

    It's A Boy! Alec And Hilaria Baldwin Welcome Baby #4

    Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria Baldwin have become proud parents of four after welcoming a new son. With that being said, Carmen was a little disappointed because she's been wanting a little sister!
    Eagles invited to visit White House on June 5

    Eagles invited to visit White House on June 5

    The topic of which members of the team would go to the White House started the second the Eagles defeated the New England Patriots.
  • Mobileye lands supply deal for 8M European cars

    Mobileye lands supply deal for 8M European cars

    Autonomous ride-hailing vehicles, often referred to as robo-taxis, might start operating around 2021. Neither financial terms, nor the name of the European carmaker, were disclosed.
    Microsoft Launches May Xbox One Update Today, Features Discord Support

    Microsoft Launches May Xbox One Update Today, Features Discord Support

    New button commands: The "View" button, or the "Select" button if you're nasty, can now rearrange items on the Home screen. This will also allow players to start Mixer broadcasts from anywhere on Xbox One , making streaming easier than ever.
    Las Vegas massacre: Housekeeper describes interaction with gunman

    Las Vegas massacre: Housekeeper describes interaction with gunman

    He also specifically apologized for the release of documents he claimed would "further traumatize a wounded community ". The documents released Wednesday also include statements from Mandalay Bay employees who encountered Paddock.
  • Cent facing potential revenge porn lawsuit

    Cent facing potential revenge porn lawsuit

    Although Mari immediately took down the images, she wasn't swift enough for notorious social media troll. She added, "We have a significant piece of evidence that points to [Akbar]".
    Alec Baldwin, 60, welcomes fourth baby in four years

    Alec Baldwin, 60, welcomes fourth baby in four years

    Along with the new baby, he and Hilaria share three young children: Carmen, 4; Rafael, 2; and 1-year-old Leonardo. Alec is also dad to 22-year-old model daughter Ireland from his first marriage to Kim Basinger .
    Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF (VSP) Moves Up 0.06% on May 17

    Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF (VSP) Moves Up 0.06% on May 17

    Here we'll take a quick glance at how the stock price is now trading in relation to some of its simple moving averages. At the time of writing, Prudential Short Duration High (ISD) has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -102.04.
  • Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan agree to dam filling studies

    Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan agree to dam filling studies

    According to Egyptian local media, the country depends on water from the Nile water for drinking and irrigation purposes. Ethiopia has stressed that it does not intend to harm Egypt, and "that Egypt's share [of water] will not be affected".
    Diane Keaton Reenacts 'Book Club' Kissing Scene With Jimmy Kimmel

    Diane Keaton Reenacts 'Book Club' Kissing Scene With Jimmy Kimmel

    Four book-loving, coffee klatch friends in their 60s: Candice Bergen , Jane Fonda , Diane Keaton and Mary Steenburgen . Sometimes you laugh so hard at a movie trailer that you can't wait for the real thing to hit the theaters.
    Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocket fire on Golan Heights

    Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocket fire on Golan Heights

    Israel has neither confirmed nor denied responsibility. "The Israelis want to make this into an Iran-Israel thing, but it isn't". Syrian media said it was the first time in years that Syrians had fired at Israeli forces in the Golan Heights.

Comments

Latest news

Reliable journalist delivers vital update on West Ham and Benitez
The Telegraph claim Benitez still doesn't know how much money he'll have to spend over the summer - and this has "infuriated" him. However it serves to focus on Benitez's frustration that such a state of affairs has been talked about since final summer time.

Salah's boots on display at the British Museum
The Egypt worldwide has impressed this season, winning the Premier League golden boot with a record 32 goals. Once Salah completes his campaign with Liverpool, he'll lead Egypt to Russian Federation in the World Cup.

Body of missing teenager Anastasia Kriegel found in disused farmhouse
Superintendent John Gordon from Lucan Garda Station said they're treating the discovery as suspicious. When last seen she was wearing a black hoodie with white writing, black bottoms and black runners.

China Urges North Korea to Proceed with Trump Summit amid Threats
Bush administration is a model for US policy on North Korea. "The president is ready if the meeting takes place". Since the summit meeting was first announced , hopes have been high that North Korea would utterly capitulate.

NBA Draft Odds: DeAndre Ayton vs. Luka Doncic…who will be No. 1?
Why him: "Despite Phoenix's ties to Luka Doncic , the Suns can't afford to miss on this pick, and Ayton is the safer choice". Jaren Jackson (6-11, 242 lbs), is a freshman out of Michigan State who is described as a terror on the defensive side.

Hartford officer stabbed in neck; suspect charged with attempted murder
During an earlier news conference at Hartford Hospital, officials said she had undergone surgery, according to the Courant. Dan Malloy also tweeted saying, "Our prayers are with the HPD officer who was injured in the line of duty this morning".

Assad meets Putin in Russia's Sochi
Putin said the next task is "economic recovery and humanitarian assistance to the people who found themselves in a hard situation".

Student, teacher killed, 43 injured in United States bus crash
The collision between the bus and dump truck caused the school bus to rip apart, tearing off the front end and undercarriage. There is no federal requirement for seat belts on full-sized school buses, but six states including New Jersey require them.

This moment between John Cena and Nikki Bella is hilariously awkward
I want to give her everything and make sure she has the greatest life. The new season of " Total Bellas " premieres May 20 on E!

Pogba, Griezmann & Mbappe All Named In 23-Man Squad
France have been drawn in Group C at the World Cup , meaning they will face Australia, Peru and Denmark. Martial is also on the standby list along with Mamadou Sakho , Moussa Sissoko and Kurt Zouma .

Ratas attending EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia
The 2015 nuclear agreement is an important element of regional peace and security so we chose to support it regardless of the United States' decision.

Instagram officially launches re-sharing of posts to Stories
As Twitter users Jane Manchun Wong spotted , Instagram is also testing a floating Story Tray that will minimize when you scroll. When posted, the Story will display the original poster's username, which others can tap on to head back to the original post.

Starbucks in Hot Water After Barista Writes 'Beaner' on Latino Man's Cup
The incident comes just weeks before Starbucks plans to close all of its stores for racial-bias training on May 29. In place of the man's name, the sticker on the cup said "beaner", a derisive racial term used for Mexicans.

BMW bets on iNext in sales race with Mercedes
Previously NV was informed that Audi has carried out final tests of its first electric crossover called the E-Tron. We've heard that it would be some sort of SUV. "The iNext project is our building kit for the future", he said.

Senate Confirms Gina Haspel As CIA Director
Democratic senators grilled Haspel on these events at her confirmation hearing before the Senate intelligence committee on May 9. McConnell steered the confirmation swiftly past opponents, including the ailing Republican Sen.

Other news