Congress approaches Chief Justice for urgent hearing on Karnataka issue

Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi is leading his party's challenge

Karnataka election, Yeddyurappa
B S Yeddyurappa

The Congress tonight moved the Supreme Court against Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's decision to invite BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa to form the government in the state and sought an immediate hearing. Senior Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi said the party has sought a hearing on its petition challenging the Governor's decision tonight itself. "We have filed a petition before the Supreme Court and have urged the registrar to allow hearing on it tonight itself," Singhvi told PTI, adding that immediate hearing has been sought as the matter was very ...