Bansy Kalappa

Amavasya delayed Congress’ first list by a day?

Sources said the process to prepare the first list was not without hurdles and a team of trouble-shooters ensured that around 20 names were included in the list despite objections.

22 Mar 2023

Roshan Baig all set to join BJP

The invitees also included leaders from the Sikh and Christian communities and Baig participated in the convention in Delhi.

21 Mar 2023

Saffron camp worried over losing Lingayat votes

Making the community’s stand quite clear, Panchamsali pontiff Basava Jaya Mrityunjaya Swamiji said, “Our anger is purely on the issue of reservation.

20 Mar 2023

Deciding on 45-50 candidates most difficult for Congress

While even the next 40-45 seats would not be an issue as there are enough pointers to pick the right candidates, the remaining around 45-50 seats could pose a problem.

18 Mar 2023

Lingayats jockey for more seats in South Karnataka

The community has said it should also be considered in Gundlupet in Chamarajanagar, Krishnaraja in Mysuru and Madikeri-Somwarpet in Kodagu.

17 Mar 2023

Congress may have to worry about SDPI eating into minority vote share

The Centre’s ban on Popular Front of India (PFI), the ideological arm of SDPI, and charges of it being too radical may have an impact on its poll prospects.

28 Feb 2023

BJP, Congress spar over credit for greening Kolar, Bengaluru Rural

These efforts have created livelihood opportunities for nearly 2 million farmers & youth by reviving the rural economy.

27 Feb 2023

Back to Modi factor, BJP leaders hope roadshow will boost its chances 

There is expectation that Modi’s visit will rejuvenate the cadres and legislators who have been in power for more than three terms, and hope to beat incumbency.

23 Feb 2023

Shah wants Mandya, but no one willing to be in-charge minister

Shah’s statements in Manday, demeaning JDS has not helped BJP.

21 Feb 2023

Congress legislators to write to PM on Rahul’s questions

Rahul also asked as to why the rules were changed to hand over six airports to Adani.

21 Feb 2023

It’ll be Kuvempu Airport: Cabinet

This allows them to work four days from the office at 12 hours a day and the remaining days from home.

21 Feb 2023

Give tickets, get community support, Lingayats tell Karnataka Congress

The leaders urged Mohan Prakash, screening committee chairman, to give maximum representation to bring the community back into the Congress fold.

17 Feb 2023

With Rs 5.5 lakh crore debt, Karnataka CM will have to be cautious with freebies

Considering polls are round the corner, any government will be looking to get elected, he said.

17 Feb 2023

Tax department draws up plan for higher revenue in Karnataka

As the state government prepares for the budget, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has encouragingly referred to revenue collection, saying,

15 Feb 2023

Shaken BJP tries to douse fire lit by HD Kumaraswamy

Saffron party swamps social media with messages discrediting former CM

08 Feb 2023