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Karnataka:Two Independent MLAs' join JDS-INC government

 R Shankar and H Nagesh , both Independent members of state Legislative Assembly were today inducted into the state ministry as cabinet ministers in the HD Kumaraswamy led Janata Dal-Secular(JDS)-Indian National Congress(INC) alliance government. By this move, the leaders of the coalition parties have been successful in ensuring both the Independent legislators from crossing over to the 105 members strong main opposition party, Bharatiya Janata Party. It's no public secret that the saffron party leaders of the state have stumbled a handful of times in trying to install a government of their own.The BJP needs at least 113 members in a house of 224 to form a government but lady luck has been shying ever since the new Assembly was constituted after the May 2018 general elections. R Shankar in fact won on a Karnataka Prajakeeya Janata Party(KPJP) ticket from Ranebennur constituency in Haveri district.The party launched by Upendra, the maverick Kannada actor and film maker drew a bl

KCV a buffoon says Karnataka's senior Muslim Congress MLA

 R Roshan Baig , veteran Congress legislator on a otherwise politically dull Tuesday created a stir by his angry outbursts against his own party men ultimately ending up in receiving a show cause notice by the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee headed by Dinesh Gundurao. In fact he threw a stone at the Congress honeycomb nest Yesterday itself by speaking to a select few journalists of the Silicon city's Urdu newspapers. Today's reactions and actions were only a follow up of his public outbursts which kept on getting reiterated throughout the day on the local broadcast media. When his reaction over his statements in today's Urdu print media was sought by media persons, he went a few steps further in comparison to what he had Yesterday and called the party bosses with all sorts of names possible.He described KC Venugopal, General Secretary of All India Congress Committee as a 'Buffoon' while terming Dinesh Gundurao, KPCC president and Siddaramaiah, former chief mi