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Friday, Aug 23, 2019
Vikram Gopal

Vikram Gopal


Vikram Gopal is Hindustan Times’ state correspondent for Karnataka.

articles by Vikram Gopal (615 results)
Jul 13, 2019 06:29
“The law will take its course without any consideration as to who the person is, what the situation is,” said the speaker when asked if it he can reject resignations if MLAs do not turn up for the appointments he has given them. read more
Jul 11, 2019 23:40
Karnataka speaker Ramesh Kumar met the 10 MLAs – seven from the Congress and three from the Janata Dal (Secular) – shortly after 6pm in his chamber in the Karnataka assembly and received their resignation letters. read more
Jul 10, 2019 23:52
On Wednesday, Karnataka’s government received a fresh jolt when two more MLAs handed over their resignations. read more
Jul 10, 2019 23:44
About six months before the current crisis, a similar one played out as MLAs from the two coalition partners tried to defect to the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). read more
Jul 10, 2019 16:42
Karnataka political crisis: As the Congress stepped up the effort to keep Karnataka’s ruling coalition from sinking, two more party lawmakers handed over their resignation letters to the Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar on Wednesday. read more
Jul 10, 2019 00:00
The Speaker, who returned to Bengaluru on Tuesday after an outstation trip, said eight of the 13 MLAs who resigned last week did not submitted their letters in the prescribed format, and would have to personally furnish fresh resignation letters. read more
Jul 09, 2019 13:20
Karnataka political crisis: Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar said he would need to be convinced that the resignations sent by Congress and JDS legislators were “voluntary and genuine”. read more
Jul 08, 2019 23:41
Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy and top coalition leaders scrambled to save the government with multiple meetings through the day and announced that all 32 ministers had resigned in a bid to make room for some of the disgruntled leaders. read more
Jul 08, 2019 13:05
Karnataka Government Crisis: All ministers have sent their resignations to make space in the HD Kumaraswamy cabinet to accomodate rebel MLAs. read more
Jul 08, 2019 11:34
H Nagesh’s withdrawal of support implies that the Kumaraswamy government was likely to lose its majority status once the Speaker accepts the resignation of 12 Congress lawmakers who put down their papers last week. read more
Jul 07, 2019 22:53
On Saturday, nine Congress and three JD(S) MLAs had submitted their resignations to the Speaker’s office and then held a meeting with Governor Vajubhai Vala before the nine of them left for Mumbai by a special flight. read more
Jul 06, 2019 21:25
Out of the 12 legislators who submitted their resignations to Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar, nine were from the Congress and three from the JD(S). read more
Jul 06, 2019 15:45
The latest spate of resignations came at a time when Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy is in the United States. read more
Jul 05, 2019 20:51
The I Monetary Advisory (IMA) is accused of cheating investors to the tune of Rs 2,000 crore. read more
Jul 04, 2019 23:18
After the poor showing by the Congress-JD(S) coalition in the Lok Sabha polls, where they won one seat each of the 28 constituencies in the state, Deve Gowda had vowed to rebuild his party. read more