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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa arrives to present the State Budget 2020-21 at Karnataka Assembly, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and his deputy G Parameshwara with other members during the Assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa along with the newly inducted ministers pose for a photograph during the swearing-in ceremony at Raj Bhavan, in Bengaluru.

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Newly inducted minister in Karnataka BJP Government, Prabhu Chauhan, poses for a photograph during the swearing-in ceremony at Raj Bhavan, in Bengaluru

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Independent MLA H Nagesh seeks blessings of Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa during the swearing-in ceremony of Karnataka BJP Government, at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala administers the oath of office and secrecy to Laxman Savadi during the swearing-in ceremony of Karnataka BJP Government, at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar hands over his resignation to Deputy Speaker Krishna Reddy after Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa-led BJP government proved its majority in the state Assembly by winning the confidence motion by a voice vote, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar speaks during an Assembly session to prove the majority for Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa-led BJP government, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa shakes hands with his party leaders and MLAs after proving its majority in the state Assembly by winning the confidence motion by a voice vote, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar addresses a press conference, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar addresses a press conference,in Bengaluru. Three rebel MLAs have been disqualified by Karnataka Speaker on Thursday, two days after coalition chief minister HD Kumaraswamy lost the trust motion in the Assembly.

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BJP State President BS Yeddyurappa with his party leaders celebrate by cutting a cake after Karnatake Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy lost the vote of confidence in Assembly, a resort in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy submits his resignation to Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala after losing the vote of confidence, in Bengaluru. Kumaraswamy lost trust vote 99-105.

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BJP State President BS Yeddyurappa with his party MLAs show victory sign after HD Kumaraswamy lost the vote of confidence during Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Bharatiya Janata Party leader B.S. Yeddyurappa, center, displays the victory symbol along with party lawmakers after the Congress party's ruling coalition lost the trust vote, inside the assembly in Bangalore.

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Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and his deputy G Parameshwara meet Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar after losing the vote of confidence in Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, his deputy G Parameshwara and Minister RV Deshpande during the vote of confidence in Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru. Kumaraswamy lost trust vote 99-105.

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Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, standing right, as a trust vote is conducted inside the assembly in Bangalore. Kumaraswamy lost the trust vote.

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Former chief minister and Congress-JD(S) coordination committee chairman Siddaramaiah speaks during Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Former chief minister and Congress-JD(S) coordination committee Chairman Siddaramaiah with party MLAs during Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar speaks during Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah with party MLAs during assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy speaks during the Assembly session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Former chief minister and BJP State President B S Yeduyurappa during the assembly session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Former chief minister Siddaramaiah, Karnataka Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao, state Revenue Minister R V Deshpande and other MLA's during the assembly session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy with his deputy G Parameshwara during Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar speaks during an Assembly session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy arrives for assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Former Karnataka chief minister & BJP State President B S Yeddyurappa during the assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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BJP State Chief BS Yeddyurappa sleeps on the floor of Vidhana Soudha during an overnight protest over the delay in the confidence motion being put to vote, in Bengaluru.

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BJP legislators at Vidhana Soudha during an overnight protest over the delay in the confidence motion being put to vote, in Bengaluru

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Former chief minister & BJP State President B S Yeddyurappa in the premises of Vidhana Soudha with party leaders in Bengaluru.

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Former chief minister & BJP State President B S Yeddyurappa with his party MLAs after the assembly was adjourned for the second time at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy during the assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Former chief minister & BJP State President B S Yeddyurappa, Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar and other leaders after the assembly was adjourned at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar during the assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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JD(S) MLA & wife of Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, Anita Kumaraswamy during the assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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A view of an Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy during an assembly session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Former Karnataka chief minister and BJP State President B S Yeddyurappa during an Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy speaks at the Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy leaves Vidhana Soudha after meeting with Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar in his chamber, in Bengaluru.

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BJP Karnataka President BS Yeddyurappa performs 'Maha Rudra Homa' at Gavi Gangadhareshwara temple, in Bengaluru.

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Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, who is representing Karnataka rebel MLAs, speaks to media personnel after a hearing on Karnataka issue, outside Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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BJP members display placards during a protest demanding the resignation of the Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, in the Legislative Council at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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BJP members display placards as they protest in the well of the Legislative Council demanding resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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BJP State President B S Yeddyurappa with party leaders after speaker announced that the vote of confidence will happen on Thursday, during the State Assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Congress leaders hold a meeting ahead of the vote of confidence, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar conducts the session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy leaves after attending the Assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru. The Janata Dal Secular-Congress coalition government led by him will face its trust vote on Thursday.

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JD(S) MLAs arrives to take part in the State Assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Former Chief Minister and Congress JD(S) coordination committee chairman Siddaramaiah with party MLAs arrives to take part in the State Assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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BJP MLAs sit inside a bus before their departure to a resort after speaker announced that the vote of confidence will happen during the State Assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar meets with rebel Karnataka Minister and Congress MLA MTB Nagraj at his residence on the ongoing political issue in the state, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar conducts the session, at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy during the Assembly Session, at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Rebel MLA K Sudhakar leaves Vidhana Soudha after submitting his resignation to the Speaker, in Bengaluru. Sudharak has been taken forcefully by Congress leaders to Minister KJ George's office.

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Congress leader and Karnataka Minister D Shivkumar with former Mumbai Congress President Milind Deora and party leader Naseem Khan outside the Renaissance Hotel at Powai in Mumbai.

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Rebel MLAs Vishwanath, Munirathna, Mahesh Kumathalli, Pratap Gowda arrive to meet the Speaker, at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Rebel MLA BC Patil arrives to meet the Speaker, at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar arrives at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar addresses a press conference after meeting with rebel MLAs at his chamber, at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Police personnel stand guard at the entrance of the Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi speaks to media personnel on Karnataka issue, outside Supreme Court, in New Delhi. The Supreme Court ordered that the 10 rebel Congress-Janata Dal Secular lawmakers who weren’t getting an early appointment with Karnataka Assembly speaker KR Ramesh Kumar should meet him at 6 pm in his office.

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Senior Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad and other leaders being detained by the police during a protest against alleged horse trading of the party MLAs by BJP, in Bengaluru.

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Senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge, KC Venugopal, Siddaramaiah with others during a protest against BJP leaders for alleged horse trading of Congress MLAs, in Bengaluru.

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Former chief minister Siddaramaiah marches towards Raj Bhavan during a protest against alleged horse trading of the party MLAs by BJP, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Minister D K Shivakumar outside Hotel Renaissance in Powai, Mumbai.

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Karnataka Minister D K Shivakumar outside Hotel Renaissance in Powai, Mumbai. Shivakumar, who was accompanied by senior JD(S) MLAs, told reporters that he had booked a room in the hotel but was not being allowed to enter.

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Karnataka Minister D K Shivakumar and G T Devegowda at a hotel in Mumbai. Shivakumar, who was accompanied by senior JD(S) MLAs, told reporters that he had booked a room in the hotel but was not being allowed to enter.

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Police detain Congress party supporters who were protesting over the meeting of some Karnataka Congress MLAs with BJP party leaders outside a hotel in Mumbai.

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KPCC President Dinesh Gundurao speaks to the media after a meeting with Speaker Ramesh Kumar at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Former chief minister Siddaramaiah, KPCC President Dinesh Gundurao, Deputy CM G Parameshwara and other Congress leaders stage a demonstration in front of the Gandhi Statue at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Congress MLAs from Karnataka speak to the media during their ongoing meeting with BJP leaders at a hotel in Mumbai.

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Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy talks with party MLA's and Ministers at the HAL airport, Bengaluru after his 10 day personal trip to US.

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Dissident MLAs from JD(S) and Congress leave Raj Bhavan after meeting with Karnataka Governor Vajuibhai Vala, in Bengaluru.

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Dissident MLAs from JD(S) and Congress meet with Karnataka Governor Vajuibhai Vala at Rajbhavan, in Bengaluru.

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Dissident MLAs from JD(S) and Congress meet with Karnataka Governor Vajuibhai Vala at Rajbhavan, in Bengaluru. 11 legislators of the ruling alliance submitted their resignation to speaker's office.

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JD(S) MLAs leave a hotel in Bengaluru.

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Independent MLA R Shankar submits his resignation as a minister to the Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala at Rajbhavan in Bengaluru.

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In this file photo indepebdent MLAs R Shankar (R) and H Nagesh are seen during the cabinet expansion of JD(S)-Congress coalition government, in Bengaluru. Both the MLAs today resigned as ministers of the Karnataka government.

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A Congress party supporter wearing the mask of home minister Amit Shah, centre walks while holding a briefcase with artificial currency, as others shout slogans during a protest near the parliament in New Delhi.

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Congress party supporters shout slogans atop a police barricade during a protest near the parliament in New Delhi.

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A Congress party supporter wearing a mask of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, rides a horse, and another supporter wearing the mask of home minister Amit Shah, walking while holding a briefcase with artificial currency, during a protest near the parliament in New Delhi. The Congress party protesters accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership of trying to pull down its coalition government in southern Karnataka state by bribing its lawmakers and offering ministerial positions.

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Congress leader Siddaramaiah, AICC incharge KC Venugopal and KPCC President Dinesh Gundu Rao speak to media after a breakfast meeting of Congress ministers and MLA's at the deputy CM Parameshwara's residence in Bengaluru.

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Congress MLA from Vijayanagar Anand B Singh leaves after meeting with Governor Vajubhai Vala at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru.

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Congress MLA from Vijayanagar Anand B Singh leaves after meeting with Governor Vajubhai Vala at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru. Singh on Monday resigned from his Assembly membership.

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Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, deputy Chief Minister G Parameswara with newly inducted MLA's R Shankar (L) and H Nagesh (R) during the cabinet expansion of JD(S)-Congress coalition government at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru.

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