Devaraj B Hirehalli

Post polls, Deve Gowda’s supporters still smarting from his defeat

Tumakuru Rural MLA D C Gowrishankar tried to help Gowda in his constituency, but in vain. 

27 May 2019

Local, coalition dynamics prove costly for Gowda

There had been strong opposition to Gowda contesting from Tumkur from the incumbent Congress LS member SP Muddahanume Gowda and former Madhugiri Congress MLA KN Rajanna.

24 May 2019

Siddaganga Mutt denies admission to students

For the first time in its history, the mutt turned away students owing to numerous requests; 10K students applied in just 15 days

21 May 2019

Villagers in Karnataka turn to age-old rituals to appease rain god

The village deity is brought to the pond in a procession for a special puja.

15 May 2019

Confident of victory, says Congress man

Speaking at the party workers’ meet in Tumakuru on Thursday, Druvanarayan said both Congress and JD(S) workers have unitedly fought the elections and have campaigned hard to win the polls.

26 Apr 2019

Two Congress men suspended for campaigning for BJP

KPCC cracked the whip on two of its workers for campaigning for BJP candidate G S Basavaraju.

21 Apr 2019

How Ahida  cookie crumbles is key to win

It could be the grand old man’s last election, and also a last-ditch attempt to play a new role in New Delhi.

17 Apr 2019

In Karnataka, BJP candidate from Tumakuru wants PM Modi to stay away

Congressman-turned-BJP MP GS Basavaraju believes that his image as a Congress leader is still intact among some communities and this could take a dent if Modi or Shah showed up to campaign for him.

14 Apr 2019

JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda takes the train to Tiptur in Karnataka, catches up on 40 winks

Onlookers said that Gowda couldn't walk withoiut his assistants' supports as the former PM was on a hectic schedule of election campaigning.

11 Apr 2019

GS Basavaraju - an old bull raring to go for Karnataka BJP

Though 76 years old, the BJP candidate from Tumkur follows a schedule so rigorous that it could beat fitness trainers.

05 Apr 2019

2019 LS polls: Old Man HD Deve Gowda In No Hurry... To Sit Back

The former Prime Minister, was seen campaigning in Gurugunda Brahmeshwara Mutt, Bukkapatna village and Chikkanayakanahalli assembly segment in Tumkur.

02 Apr 2019

Leaders wary of former PM HD Deve Gowda’s clutches getting tighter

Former Madhugiri Congress MLA KN Rajanna - a supporter of CLP leader Siddaramaiah - who suffered politically at the hands of Deve Gowda, continued to oppose the latter’s candidature.

30 Mar 2019

2019 Lok Sabha elections: Congress douses rebel fire in Tumkur

Rahul Gandhi, Siddaramaiah and Dinesh Gundu Rao  reached out to sitting MP SP Muddahanumegowda who pulledo ut of the elections along with former Madhugiri MLA KN Rajanna.

30 Mar 2019

In Tumkur, drama over Congress-JD(S) ‘rebels’ likely to end today

Sitting Congress MP SP Muddahanume Gowda and former Madhugiri MLA KN Rajanna — are likely to withdraw their papers on Friday.

29 Mar 2019

Karnatak Deputy CM G Parameshwara plans Tumkur campaign amid rebellion

Tumkur MP SP Muddahanume Gowda and KN Rajanna are rebelling for not being given party tickets.

28 Mar 2019