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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.

Former Andhra Pradesh Speaker commits 'suicide'

Hyderabad: Former Andhra Pradesh Speaker Kodela Shiva Prasad committed suicide at his residence here on Monday.

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.

Karnataka Assembly Speaker not doing what he is supposed to: Ex-attorney general

New Delhi, July 11 (IBNS): Former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, who is representing the rebel MLAs of Karnataka, has accused the Assembly Speaker of not performing his duties.

Supreme Court asks rebel Karnataka MLAs to meet Speaker at 6 pm

New Delhi, July 11 (IBNS): The Supreme Court has asked the rebel Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs of Karnataka to meet the Vidha Soudha Speaker at 6 pm on Thursday after they had moved the top court seeking a direction to the Speaker to accept their resignations, media reports said.

Constitution supreme, will verify each resignation before taking decision: Karnataka Assembly Speaker

Bengaluru, July 9 (UNI): Stating that Constitution is supreme to him, Karnataka Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar said that he has to verify each of the resignation letters submitted by 13 Congress and the JD(S) rebel MLAs before adjudicating on it.