Bengaluru: Following is the chronology of events that led to a full blown Karnataka crisis and ultimately downfall of the JD(S)-Congress coalition government.
July 1: Vijayanagar MLA Anand Singh resigns from the assembly, expressing his displeasure over the sale of 3,667 acres of land to JSW Steel at a throwaway price.
July 6: 12 MLAs, comprising nine from Congress and three from JD(S), submit their resignations at Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar's office in his absence.
July 7: Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy returns from US trip
July 8: All the ministers tender their resignations to party leaders to accommodate rebels in cabinet to mollify them.
Two independent MLAs H Nagesh and R Shankar resign as ministers and withdraw their support to the government and announce support to the BJP.
July 9: Congress organises CLP meeting, 20 MLAs do not turn up.
Another MLA R Roshan Baig resigns from assembly.
July 10: Two more Congress MLAs M T B Nagaraj and Dr K Sudhakar resign.
July 17: Supreme Court holds in its interim order that the 15 rebel MLAs cannot be compelled to participate in the proceedings of the ongoing Assembly session.
July 18: Kumaraswamy moves confidence motion in the assembly
July 19: Governor Vajubhai sets two deadlines to the chief minister to prove majority on Friday itself.
Kumaraswamy defies the directive.
July 22 :House adjourned after debating the trust motion again.
July 23: Confidence motion defeated with 99 MLAs voting in favour and 105 against, 14-month old government falls.