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Karnataka Floor Test 2018 LIVE: Amit Shah’s ‘masterstroke’ fails, CM B.S. Yeddyurappa quits before the floor test


Bengaluru: Governor Vajubhai Vala on Saturday convened the 15th Karnataka Assembly in the Vidhana Soudha here. It began with the newly-elected legislators taking oath. The pro tem Speaker, K.G. Bopaiah conducted the proceedings.

Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa was the first to take oath followed by Congress legislature party leader and former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Janata Dal-Secular’s (JD-S) legislature party leader H.D. Kumaraswamy. After these three, legislators of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress and JD-S would be administered the oath. Later in the day at 4 p.m., there will be a floor test conducted in the House to ascertain Yeddyurappa’s majority, as ordered by the Supreme Court on Friday.

Here are the live updates from the Karnataka assembly ahead of the floor test.

What is he saying about PM Modi? This is the PM who has provided a scam less govt. If he puts such an allegation, the people will say he has lost his mind: Ananth Kumar, BJP on Rahul Gandhi’s statement, ‘PM is corruption.’ #Karnataka

You’ve seen openly how the PM directly authorized purchasing of MLAs in Karnataka, so the idea that PM spreads in the country that he is fighting corruption, is a blatant lie, he is corruption: Rahul Gandhi



I am proud that opposition stood together & defeated the BJP and we will continue to do so: Rahul Gandhi after BS Yeddyurappa’s resignation as Karnataka CM


Did you notice that after the entire exercise in Karnataka Vidhan Sabha, the BJP legislators & speaker chose to leave the house before the national anthem? It shows they can disrespect any institution if in power, both BJP & RSS have disrespected institutions: Rahul Gandhi

We are waiting for invitation from the Governor’s House: JD(S)’s HD Kumaraswamy on being asked when he will take oath as Chief Minister #Karnataka


We would like to congratulate the MLAs of Congress, JD(S), independent as well as BSP who resisted all sorts of temptations & arm twisting by Central govt. They stood by the party principles & decision taken by the party leadership: Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress

Congress workers celebrate in after BJP’s BS Yeddyurappa stepped down as Chief Minister of .


Right now news has come that BS Yeddyurappa has resigned as Karnataka’s CM, are all of you happy? All those who believe in democracy are happy: Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu (File Pic)


Bengaluru: BJP’s BS Yeddyurappa reaches Raj Bhavan after resigning as Chief Minister of Karnataka.


Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa resigns ahead of .

I will lose nothing if I lose power, my life is for the people: CM BS Yeddyurappa ahead of



We will get 28 out of 28 seats in Lok Sabha: CM BS Yeddyurappa ahead of



If only people would have given us 113 seats instead of 104, we would have made this state a paradise: CM BS Yeddyurappa ahead of #FloorTest

In the May 12 assembly election held in 222 constituencies across the state, the BJP won 104, Congress 78, JD-S 37 and three others, including one Independent, one from Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and other a regional party, Karnataka Pragnyavantha Janatha Party (KPJP).

I have traveled throughout the state for the last two years and have seen pain on the faces of people. I can’t forget the love & affection I received from people: CM BS Yeddyurappa ahead of

People have blessed us with 104 seats. The mandate wasn’t for Congress or JD(S): CM BS Yeddyurappa ahead of


Congress MLAs Anand Singh and Pratap Gowda Patil, who were said to be missing, take oath as an MLA in Karnataka’s Vidhana Soudha. to be held at 4 pm.


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