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21 May, 2018 10:34 AM Madrid blocks Catalan councillors as stand-off drags on

The Spanish government on Monday recognised the powers of newly-elected Catalan leader Quim Torra but objected to his choice of councillors - some of whom are being held in custody - and refused to ratify his chosen team, official documents showed. The outcome means that Madrid will continue to impose direct rule on the northeastern region. Mr. Torra 23

19 May, 2018 7:47 PM Minutes before floor-test, emotional Yeddyurappa lauds BJP's rise in Karnataka

"People have blessed us with 104 seats. The mandate wasn't for Congress or JD(S)." Bengaluru: Minutes before a crucial floor test in the Karnataka Assembly, a visibly emotional BS Yeddyurappa thanked people in the state for making BJP the single-largest party and lauded the leadership and workers for achieving unprecedented success in the state 36

19 May, 2018 7:47 PM BJP blasts Congress' Sanjay Nirupam for comparing Karnataka Governor to dogs

Sanjay Nirupam had questioned Governor Vajubhai Vala's recent decisions to invite BS Yeddyurappa to form the government in Karnataka and to appoint KG Bopaiah as Protem Speaker. New Delhi: Just when one thought the political discourse revolving around Karnataka could not get any lower, Sanjay Nirupam of Congress stepped in and took it to the pits - comparing 45

19 May, 2018 6:11 PM When the two ‘missing’ MLAs appeared

The two “missing” Congress MLAs — Anand Singh and Pratapgouda Patil — who turned up at a private hotel in the city on the crucial day of the floor test, caused much political tension before they emerged and joined the Congress camp at the Vidhana Soudha on Saturday evening. As MLAs started taking oath on Saturday, Mr. Singh and Mr. Patil were conspicuous 29

19 May, 2018 2:49 PM Use of money power not always helpful: Mayawati on BJP govt collapse in Karnataka

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati today said the use of money power and state machinery is not always helpful, as she asked the BJP to take lessons from the fall of its government in Karnataka. The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister also said that with the "defeat" in Karnataka, the BJP's "dream" of capturing every state has suffered a setback. "The governors 35

19 May, 2018 12:12 PM Karnataka political crisis: a chronology of events

From the BJP emerging as the single largest party in Karnataka and the midnight Supreme Court hearing to Mr. Yeddyurappa’s last-minute resignation, the way to Karnataka’s Vidhana Soudha was paved with several dramatic turn of events. Even now, following Mr. Yeddyurappa’s resignation, the Congress-JD(S) combine still has a ways to go before being able to form the government 32

19 May, 2018 8:33 AM Cambridge Analytica Files for Bankruptcy in US Following Facebook Debacle

Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy at the centre of Facebook's privacy scandal, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the United States late on Thursday. This past March allegations surfaced that Cambridge Analytica, hired by President Donald Trump's 2016 US election campaign, improperly used data of 87 million Facebook users beginning in 2014. Cambridge 33

18 May, 2018 1:08 PM Karnataka trust vote: How the anti-defection law can kick in

Can the non-BJP MLAs switch parties or abstain from trust vote? Here is what action can be taken against the MLAs under the 10th Schedule of Constitution or the Anti-defection law. The Supreme Court on Friday ordered a floor test to be held in the Karnataka Assembly to prove which party holds the majority in the House. Bharatiya Janata Party's BS Yeddyurappa 33

18 May, 2018 11:56 AM The number game: Why BJP and Congress-JDS are confident of proving majority in Karnataka

BJP is 100% confident. Congress-JDS is 100% confident. Trust vote on May 19 will now decide which party has to swallow its pride in Karnataka. New Delhi: Shortly after Supreme Court ordered that the floor test in Karnataka assembly to prove majority have to be conducted at 1600hrs on Saturday, every single competing party displayed confidence beyond 29

18 May, 2018 10:05 AM Tejaswi meets Governor, stakes claim to form government in Bihar

Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejaswi Yadav, who also is the Leader of the Opposition in Bihar Legislative Assembly met Governor Satya Pal Malik along with some MLAs and staked claim to form government in the State. Leaders of the Congress, Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) and the CPI(ML) accompanied him. The total strength of the Assembly is 243 and support 27