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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing BJP candidates for Karnataka polls through video conferencing. (Twitter: BJPIndia)
Karnataka polls: 'I am a Kannadiga too,' says PM Modi, asks BJP candidates to focus on development alone

The PM said, 'We have a three-pronged agenda for Karnataka -- Development, fast-paced development and all-round development.'

2 hours ago

Vijay Kumar Shetty to decide on supporting Congress after meeting Rahul Gandhi

Depending on the outcome of meeting, Shetty said he will go all in for campaigning for the party in Mangaluru North consituency.

7 hours ago

Karnataka polls: Congress KGF constituency candidate Roopakala's nomination withheld

According to sources, when the papers were taken up for scrutiny, JD(S) candidate M Bhaktavatsalam alleged that Roopakala's name figured in two constituencies.

7 hours ago

B S Yeddyurappa and other leaders met party workers to pacify them after Vijayendra did not get a BJP ticket, in Mysuru on Tuesday | PTI
Karnataka polls: 183 nominations found in order; 14 rejected after scrutiny in Mysuru

In all, nomination papers of 183 candidates were found in order against 197 candidates who had filed papers from 11 constituencies in the district that will go to elections on May 12.

7 hours ago

Belagavi's 'Lost and Found' story finally has a happy ending

The nine tiny tots, which were found alone and helpless in Khanapur jungles near Olmani village on April 21, were handed over to their parents hailing from a tribal community in Belagavi.

7 hours ago

Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala (File | PTI)
Congress accuses Modi government of 'conspiratorial silence' on Doklam

Congress raised a stink over Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Sushma Swaraj keeping mum over Doklam during bilateral meetings with their Chinese counterparts in Beijing.

7 hours ago

BSP supremo Mayawati (File | PTI)
BJP injecting hatred among people to win Karnataka elections, says Mayawati

BSP supremo Mayawati accused the BJP of conspiring to inject hatred among people's minds to win Karnataka assembly elections.

7 hours ago

A still from 'Dhwaja'.
In Karnataka's election season, three political dramas to hit movie screens

With the state assembly polls just days away, the election heat seeems to have got to Sandalwood, too. This Friday, three Kannada movies related to political drama will hit the screens.

9 hours ago

Vehicles carrying supporters of Congress candidate B R Patil jam the highway for hours, on the day he filed his nomination papers (EPS | Pandarinath B)
Karnataka polls: Party-hopping matters little in Aland

Voters in Aland have little patience for party politics and are forced to depend on goodwill of individual leaders.

9 hours ago

File image of BJP national president Amit Shah, Union Minister D V Sadananda Gowda and BJP leader CT Ravi in Mandya | PTI
Karnataka polls: Ambareesh’s exit from poll arena raises hopes of BJP in Mandya district

Over the last many elections,the district has witnessed a straight contest between Congress and JD(S), with the BJP being relegated to the sidelines as a result of a poor cadre base.

9 hours ago

Technical error leads to confusion, leaves poor parents confused, running from pillar to post.
RTE shocker: Bengaluru city kids get seats in North Karnataka schools

Technical error leads to confusion, leaves poor parents confused, running from pillar to post.

9 hours ago

ISRO merely confirmed that the launch had been delayed but did not cite any reason for the same.  (File Photo | PTI)
ISRO recalls GSAT 11, no launch date announced yet

GSAT 11 was one of ISRO's major launches for the calendar year and the 5,870 kg satellite is designed to generate a capacity of more than 12 Gbps for users from a single platform.

9 hours ago

One of the industries shut down in Karwar | EXPRESS
With no jobs or hope, these folks head to Goa to make a living

Every day, hundreds of people from Chittakula, Majali, Ghotegali, Halaga, Ulaga, Kadavad, Shejwad and other villages in the district take a train to Goa to earn a living, that too for monthly salaries

11 hours ago

University of Mysore professor urges Chief Secretary to quash illegal suspension

Refuting the charges, he feared that ille gal suspension is a serious tendency of undermining freedom of expression and social responsibility which are the basic tenet of the Constitution of India.

11 hours ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (FilePhoto | AP)
Prime Minister Modi to interact with Karnataka candidates, leaders tomorrow 

A BJP statement said he would also speak to party workers and provide them "guidance" as they campaign for the polls to the 224-member assembly.

18 hours ago

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah (File | EPS)
I am frontrunner for Karnataka Chief Minister's post: Siddaramiah

The Congress strongman in Karnataka said since the party is fighting the polls under his leadership and it makes him a natural frontrunner.

21 hours ago

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Karnataka High Court sets aside election of MLA G Manjunath of Mulbagal

The Karnataka High Court set aside the election of G Manjunath, independent MLA from Mulbagal reserved constituency in the 2013 assembly elections.

21 hours ago

The bonhomie between mining baron G Janardhana Reddy and BJP state chief B S Yeddyurappa at an election rally in Molakalmuru on Saturday
Congress taunts Modi for letting off Karnataka's infamous Reddy mining brothers

Congress termed the iron ore mining scam the biggest in Karnataka and Justice Santosh Hegde had exposed the unholy nexus of BJP's CM face BS Yeddyurappa with the Reddy brothers.

25 Apr 2018

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Koppal: Excise sleuths keep count of your liquor bottles

With police and excise sleuths insisting on receipts for purchase of more than 360ml of liquor, the poll code of conduct has turned into a party pooper for political parties in Koppal district.

25 Apr 2018

File Photo of Congress and BJP Flags for Representational Purposes.
I can win from any constituency, says BJP candidte from Badami B Sriramulu

BJP has pitted B Sriramulu against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in Badami constituency (Bagalkot district) and this has propelled him to the stature of a state leader. Speaking to The New Indian Expres

25 Apr 2018

Two professors of University of Mysore have been suspended for taking part in a meeting organised on behalf of Congress party in view of elections on May 12.
Two University of Mysore professors suspended for attending political meet

According to a source at varsity, the action was based on a complaint from the office of deputy commissioner.

25 Apr 2018

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