Bihar Assembly Speaker from BJP quits ahead of Nitish Kumar's floor test
Patna/IBNS: Bihar Assembly Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha, an MLA from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Wednesday stepped down from the post ahead of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's floor test, media reports said.
Deputy Speaker of Karnataka Legislative Council SL Dharmegowda found dead
Bangalore: Karnataka Legislative Council Deputy Speaker SL Dharmegowda was found dead close to a railway track in Chikkamagaluru region of the state, media reports said.
Rajasthan Speaker withdraws own petition from Supreme Court
New Delhi/IBNS: Rajasthan Speaker CP Joshi have withdrawn his own petition against the high court order seeking a stay on the disqualification of 19 rebel Congress MLAs, media reports said.
Rajasthan crisis: Speaker to move SC after Sachin Pilot camp gets relief over disqualification
Jaipur/IBNS: Leading the desert state to a constitutional crisis amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Rajasthan Assembly Speaker CP Joshi on Wednesday said he will knock the doors of the Supreme Court after his disqualification notices served to 19 rebel Congress MLAs were put on hold by the high court.
Congress MLA Nana Patole becomes new Maharashtra Assembly Speaker
Mumbai/IBNS: Congress MLA Nana Patole has been elected as the Speaker of Maharashtra Assembly after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) nominee pulled out.
Patriot Godse row: Congress demands 'unqualified apology' from Pragya, Speaker calls meeting
New Delhi/IBNS: After launching an unsparing attack on the Bhopal MP, the Congress on Friday demanded an "unqualified apology" from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Pragya Thakur though she tendered an apology for her reference to Nathuram Godse as a "patriot" in the parliament.
Karnataka Speaker disqualifies 13 more rebel MLAs before trust vote
Hyderabad, Jul 28 (IBNS): Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar on Sunday disqualified 14 more rebel MLAs, 11 of whom belonged to the Congress party and three others from HD Kumaraswamy's Janata Dal-Secular.
K'taka Speaker disqualifies 3 rebel MLAs responsible for bringing down govt
New Delhi, Jul 25 (IBNS): The Karnataka Speaker on Thursday disqualified three of 17 rebel lawmakers for bringing down the Congress and HD Kumaraswamy's Janata Dal-Secular government.
Foul mouthed Azam Khan stirs row again, makes sexist comment in Lok Sabha
New Delhi, July 25 (IBNS): Controversial Samajwadi Party (SP) lawmaker Azam Khan on Thursday drew ire from the treasury benches over a comment directed at the then officiating Speaker Rama Devi.
Speaker orders Karnataka home minister to submit report on the alleged kidnap of a Congress MLA
Bengaluru, July 18 (UNI): Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar today ordered the home minister M.B. Patil to ask the state police and submit a report on Congress party members statement that one of the party MLA had been kidnapped.
Speaker to decide on rebel Karnataka MLAs' resignations but lawmakers can't be forced: SC
New Delhi, July 17 (IBNS): In an apparent balanced judgement, the Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld Karnataka Speaker Ramesh Kumar's independence in taking his call on rebel Congress-Janata Dal Secular MLAs' resignations but also stated the lawmakers can't be forced to attend the assembly.
Karnataka crisis: Supreme Court puts onus on Speaker
New Delhi, July 17 (IBNS): Putting the onus on Karnataka Speaker Ramesh Kumar, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said it won't interfere into the Speaker's duties.
Karnataka crisis: Apex court asks Speaker to take decision by Wednesday
New Delhi, July 16 (UNI): Rebel MLAs on Tuesday requested the Supreme Court to direct the Karnataka Legislative Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar to take a decision on their resignations by tomorrow, prior to the trust vote of the HD Kumaraswamy dispensation in the software capital of India.
No reason for not following the judiciary, says Karnataka Speaker Ramesh Kumar
Bengaluru, July 12 (UNI) Karnataka Legislative Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar on Friday said that he has full respect to the judiciary and there is no reason for not following a Court order.
Karnataka crisis: Supreme Court asks Speaker to maintain status quo till Tuesday
New Delhi, July 12 (IBNS): With no end to the crisis in Karnataka politics for now, the Supreme Court on Friday ordered the Speaker of the Vidhan Soudha not to take decision on the resignations and disqualifications of the 10 rebel Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs till Tuesday, media reports said.