Anusha Ravi

‘Love Jihad’ doesn’t exist, but Karnataka BJP ready to welcome law

The term is often used by right-wing organisations to describe an interreligious marriage between a Hindu girl and a Muslim boy, with malintent of coerced religious conversion. 

06 Nov 2020

Sira sees good turnout, but poor voting in RR Nagar

Amid a pandemic and safety precautions in place, the Election Commission successfully concluded polling for Sira and Rajarajeshwari Nagar Assembly constituencies on Tuesday.

04 Nov 2020

Bengaluru gets Rs 139.5 crore to better air quality

Karnataka also received its second tranche of funds to offset GST compensation cess shortfall along with 15 other states on Monday.

03 Nov 2020

Where is the money? Siddaramaiah red-flags big loans, state says under 3% of GSDP

In a series of tweets over the State’s financial status, Siddaramaiah asked the government where all the money went, that it is being compelled to borrow heavily for compensation. 

03 Nov 2020

Curtains down on campaign, Sira, RR Nagar vote on Tuesday

Leaders make determined last-gasp push; Caste, strategy will be major deciders    

02 Nov 2020

Karnataka polls: For DK Shivakumar, it’s an acid test of leadership

With very few exceptions, like the 2018 Ballari Lok Sabha bypoll, Shivakumar has been a loner who has rarely won elections for candidates other than himself and brother DK Suresh.

30 Oct 2020

For Congress, loss in RR Nagar, close race in Sira bypolls

Party’s report shows Kusuma not accepted, Muniratna still popular; JDS eating into party’s vote share.

27 Oct 2020

Party may suggest action against Yatnal

 Vijayapura MLA Basanagouda Patil Yatnal’s statements against Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa have left the State leadership embarrassed.

22 Oct 2020

With BIS made mandatory, Centre toys with Channapatna manufacturers’ future

The initial testing costs itself will come up to Rs 2 lakh per family of toymakers.

20 Oct 2020

Voila! Muniratna’s assets doubled in just two years

With Friday (October 16) being the last date to file nominations, Rajesh Gowda has time before filing his affidavit.

15 Oct 2020

It’s battle of the new faces this bypoll

Five out of six candidates for two seats either new to their party or electoral politics; parties attempt new dynamics

15 Oct 2020

GST: Karnataka can borrow Rs 9,018 crore 

The Union government on Tuesday granted permission to Karnataka to borrow Rs 9,018 crore to offset GST compensation losses. 

14 Oct 2020

Bypolls: BJP picks Muniratna, Rajesh 

The BJP hopes to sail through the RR Nagar bypoll, given Muniratna’s clout and party cadres.

14 Oct 2020

Sriramulu gets desired ministry, but isn’t happy

Loses portfolio to Sudhakar while dealing with threat of Jarkiholi overshadowing his status as Valmiki leader 

13 Oct 2020

Riding on Congress' card, Kusuma keen to carve out her own identity

All of 31, H Kusuma joined the Congress barely a week ago, and dived right into campaigning for Rajarajeshwari Nagar bypoll, after being named the party candidate.

09 Oct 2020

GT Devegowda makes ‘courtesy call’ to DKS with son’s interests in mind?

Though speculation is rife that Devegowda himself will jump ship to Congress, he denied it.

08 Oct 2020

Bypolls: Jittery Jarkiholi, Munirathna meet BSY over delay in candidate list 

The Congress named newbie H Kusuma — wife of late IAS officer DK Ravi and daughter of 2008 JDS candidate from the seat Hanumantharayappa — as its candidate for Rajarajeshwari Nagar.

08 Oct 2020

GST compensation: Bommai seeks Rs 11k crore more for Karnataka

In the first tranche in this financial year, Karnataka received Rs 1,776 crore as partial GST compensation for period between April and May.

08 Oct 2020

Karnataka gets Rs 1,400 crore in IGST dues

In a relief to the state in times of financial crisis, Karnataka has received Rs 1,400 crore in IGST settlement for the month of September.

08 Oct 2020

Congress to hold farmer convention on Oct 10, to launch signature drive

In addition to the convention, the state Congress will also launch a signature campaign against amendments to these laws. 

07 Oct 2020

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