"Have Right To Resign": Disqualified Karnataka MLAs To Top Court
Thursday, October 24, 2019, 7:59 AM
The 17 disqualified Karnataka MLAs told the SC that they have an "indefeasible right" to resign as member-of-Assembly and the decision by the then Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar to disqualify them smacks of "vengeance". Senior-advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for some of the disqualified MLAs, told a three-judge bench headed by Justice NV Ramana that Kumar had "violated" the top-court's order by deciding against them.
"Will Meet Speaker At 4 pm," Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker
Thursday, July 11, 2019, 7:34 PM
The rebel Karnataka lawmakers, who are staying at a Mumbai hotel, said they would meet the state assembly speaker on Thursday, as directed by the Supreme Court, but would not withdraw their resignations. The top court allowed 10 rebel lawmakers of the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) coalition in Karnataka to meet the assembly speaker at 6 pm to convey their decision to resign to him.