DMK walks out of T.N. Assembly, Karnataka political developments, and other news in pictures

DMK president and party MLAs stage a walk out from Assembly protesting against the way government handled NEET on Wednesday.

DMK president and party MLAs stage a walk out from Assembly protesting against the way government handled NEET on Wednesday.   | Photo Credit: R.Ragu

1:00 pm

DMK walks out of TN Assembly

Unhappy with the government's response over getting exemption from NEET, the main opposition party DMK staged a walk out from the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Wednesday.

The Central government had informed a Division Bench of Madras High Court that two Bills passed by the Tamil Nadu Assembly to conduct medical admission in the State solely based on Plus 2 marks was rejected by the President.

12.15 pm

BJP legislators begin dharna at Vidhan Soudha

MLA belonging to the BJP protest at the Vidhana Soudha complex, demanding Chief minister H D Kumaraswamy’s resignation, in Bengaluru on Wednesday, July 10, 2019.

MLA belonging to the BJP protest at the Vidhana Soudha complex, demanding Chief minister H D Kumaraswamy’s resignation, in Bengaluru on Wednesday, July 10, 2019.   | Photo Credit: K. Murali Kumar

 

The BJP legislators have commenced a dharna in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue in the premises of Vidhana Soudha, demanding the resignation of Chief Minister H. D. Kumaraswamy.

The protesters maintain that the Chief Mminister has lost moral right to continue in power in the wake of some of the ruling MLAs submitting resignations to their assembly membership. They argue that the coalition government has lost majority.

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9.45 am

Serena enters her 12th Wimbledon semifinal

Serena Williams celebrates after defeating Alison Riske during the women's quarterfinal match in the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

Serena Williams celebrates after defeating Alison Riske during the women's quarterfinal match in the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 9, 2019.   | Photo Credit: AP

 

Serena Williams survived a searing examination of her title credentials, finishing on the right side of a capricious three-setter against fellow American Alison Riske 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, to enter the last four at Wimbledon on Tuesday.

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8.30 am

'The Lion King' premiere

Actor Donald Glover poses for a photo with fans during the World Premiere of "The Lion King" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., July 9, 2019.

Actor Donald Glover poses for a photo with fans during the World Premiere of "The Lion King" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., July 9, 2019.   | Photo Credit: REUTERS

Leading actors of the Disney tale, attended the World Premiere event of the movie at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Helmed by Jon Favreau — director of Iron Man and The Jungle Book — Disney’s The Lion King is scheduled to be released on July 19 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

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