Bansy Kalappa

Oppn: take up quality audit of civic infra

The Opposition Congress and JDS leaders in the state have demanded a performance and quality audit of roads, footpaths and civic infrastructure in the state.

06 Jan 2022

Bulli Bai app row: Congress blames BJP, RSS for hate campaign

Congress MLA Roopkala Shashidhar told TNIE, “I felt pain when I heard about this terrible auction of respectable ladies.

06 Jan 2022

DKS’ new image: Amiable, pan-Karnataka leader 

The Congress leader has cultivated a more acceptable image, and is working on his relationship with leaders within the party.

24 Dec 2021

Karnataka: Nepotism rules the roost in Legislative Council elections too

With each passing election, power remains concentrated in the hands of a few families who are already in the game.

17 Dec 2021

Karnataka MLC Elections: BJP ups tally, but still falls short of majority

Add to this, there was much expectation that JDS leader H D Deve Gowda’s meeting with PM Modi would help the BJP win more seats in non-traditional areas.

15 Dec 2021

Anti-conversion bill seeks to single out Christians: Bengaluru Archbishop

Every religion does preach and tell others about their way of knowing God and this right is enshrined in Article 25 of the Constitution.

12 Dec 2021

Voting rights of nominated urban local bodies' members questioned

However, questions are now being raised about the voting rights of the nominated members. 

08 Dec 2021

As fuel sales go up after tax cut, revenue loss to state minimised

However, the cut in fuel prices has led to nearly a 10-fold increase in the sales of petrol and diesel, minimising losses to the state. 

04 Dec 2021

Karnataka GST mop-up zooms past Rs 9,000 crore

The GST collection in Karnataka has seen a strong upward movement, increasing from about Rs 8,200 crore in October 2021 to Rs 9,048 crore by November 30, 2021.

02 Dec 2021

TMC looks to woo Congress leaders for Karnataka entry

After making its foray into the political landscape in poll-bound Goa, speculation is rife that the Trinamool Congress (TMC) eyeing Karnataka which is due for Assembly polls in 2023.

02 Dec 2021

Karnataka Opposition to target govt on Bitcoin scam, rain damage

With session set to start on Dec 10, Cong , JDS seek RTI replies to get clarity on several issues, including bribe scam

01 Dec 2021

Congress forms pact with Goa Forward Party

Of the 40 Assembly seats in Goa, Congress is strong in 14-15 segments. It had been sensing that it would put up a weak show in seven to eight constituencies, where GFP is strong. 

01 Dec 2021

Omicron a worry for Karnataka legislators, staffers

The legislative session is scheduled to be held in Belagavi between December 13 and 24. 

30 Nov 2021

Hariprasad top pick for Opposition leader in Council

Ibrahim, who is known to be a good speaker, started his career in the Congress and was minister under then Chief Minister R Gundu Rao.

25 Nov 2021

Economy improving, so will GST collection: Bommai

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday expressed optimism about GST collection, and said there are clear signs that the economy is improving.

23 Nov 2021

As 2023 looms, parties look to appropriate poet-saint Kanakadasa’s legacy

Congress leader HM Revanna said his party started Kanaka Adhyayana Peetha, and held symposiums and seminars to popularise his teachings in colleges.

23 Nov 2021

It is polls for ‘moneybags’: Karnataka MLC candidates need Rs 20-30 crore

No matter which party they belong to — BJP, Congress or JDS —all candidates have deep pockets.

22 Nov 2021

Crops in 3.43 lakh hectares damaged in Karnataka

1.5 lakh farmers affected; Joint survey soon; Rs 500 cr released to repair roads across state

22 Nov 2021

Congress gets busy with Council elections, hopes to retain seats

The party state leadership is working hard to ensure that it can retain its share of Council seats (14 out of 25).

16 Nov 2021

Fuel stations in Karnataka's border areas see spike in sales

Industry sources pointed out that large volumes of fuel from the outlets can be transported in bowsers (mobile fuel dispensers).

07 Nov 2021

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