Bansy Kalappa

BSY grants largesse before bypolls, Opposition cries foul

As Yediyurappa on Friday visited Chikkaballapura and announced a slew of projects, Congressmen were busy calculating the damage it would do to their vote base.

09 Nov 2019

DKS sets off on temple tour in Siddarmaiah's home turf

Shivakumar, seen in the Congress as a rising star, was felicitated by former minister Tanveer Sait, who spoke of him as the future chief minister.

08 Nov 2019

Tipu Sultan legacy may be erased from school textbooks

Within days of taking over, the BJP government, led by Yediyurappa, had cancelled the Tipu Jayanti celebrations, terming it controversial and communal.

31 Oct 2019

No-shave November: DKS keeps his chin up with a beard

When Congress leader DK Shivakumar walked out of prison, he was wearing his regular whites, a wary look and a salt-and-pepper beard. And no smile.

31 Oct 2019

BSY confidant Lehar Singh visits Siddaramaiah, rumour mill abuzz

It may be recalled that when Yediyurappa left the BJP and started his own outfit, the Karnataka Janata Paksha (KJP), Siroya reportedly met him secretly.

30 Oct 2019

Younger brother DK Suresh literally runs for Shivakumar's freedom cause

No, this is not a Ram-Lakhan story. It is a story of brotherly love and affection between Congressman DK Shivakumar, who was jailed for two months, and brother DK Suresh.

24 Oct 2019

Preserving bodies ‘forever’, Bengaluru forensic expert claims he can

A city-based forensic expert has developed a breakthrough technique that could preserve a human body for posterity without any further intervention.

21 Oct 2019

Was planning to quit for some time, says Ramamurthy

IN wIn one more body blow to the Congress, parliamentarian KC Ramamurthy resigned from the party to join the BJP.

17 Oct 2019

Political circles abuzz as Siddaramaiah calls up BJP leader CP Yogeshwar

Yogeshwar has been sulking because he has not been given any position in the government nor an MLC post, despite the fact that he played an important role during Operation Kamala.

09 Oct 2019

Will NRC wave come hit Karnataka? Yediyurappa regime ‘considering’

Asked when the NRC exercise may begin, Bommai said, “We will need some time as there are procedures to be followed. There are Supreme Court directives too.

04 Oct 2019

Cong, JDS go down without a fight

The allies were at the helm of affairs for four years.

02 Oct 2019

Infighting threatens to upset apple carts of 'Big Three' ahead of Karnataka bypolls

While the Congress has become Siddaramaiah and Dinesh vs the rest, the BJP sees CM Yediyurappa and Kateel at loggerheads; GTD embarrasses JDS.

29 Sep 2019

December poll could give BSY a fighting chance

BJP needs to win nine seats amid anger among flood victims, revolt in ranks; EC behaving in a partisan manner, says Oppn 

28 Sep 2019

Now, RV Deshpande showers praise on PM Modi, high command sees red

World leaders are recognizing India’s importance in international trade and politics.

21 Sep 2019

DKS looked depressed, complained of BP issues: Parameshwara

Parameshwara, Shivakumar’s friend of three decades, said he could do little other than hold his hand and console him, and assure him of help.

18 Sep 2019

BJP hopes its anti-corruption strategy will win elections

Observers say it is part of the BJP’s attempt to appear intolerant to corruption, and as a larger strategy.

14 Sep 2019

Congress high command favourite DKS' wait for top post gets longer

But interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi may not take a risk by naming Shivakumar for either of the posts just yet.

14 Sep 2019

Mass rally held in Bengaluru for DK Shivakumar, but HDK absent

Interestingly, HD Kumaraswamy had visited Shivakumar’s mother in his native village a few days back and offered his support to the family.

12 Sep 2019

Netas have no regard for values today: Ex-Lokayukta Santosh Hegde

As a bureaucrat, you are not supposed to follow any political philosophy. Some stay on in the bureaucracy and bring in that political philosophy into administration.

09 Sep 2019

HDK pays visit to DKS’ mother, offers support

Kumaraswamy has a lot to thank Shivakumar for, according to party insiders, who agree with the ‘troubleshooter’ tag that the Congress leader carries.

07 Sep 2019

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