Ashwini M Sripad

Yediyurappa set to shed workload, to allocate additional portfolios to newly-elected MLAs

Yediyurappa had inducted 17 ministers in August and kept the remaining slots vacant.

4 hours ago

Shah busy, Dhanurmasa looms: Bigger cabinet post Sankranti

The CM confirmed that cabinet expansion will have to wait as BJP national president is caught up with Jharkhand polls; He will meet high command after 7-8 days

15 hours ago

Ashwath Narayan may get Bengaluru development

There is one portfolio that many MLAs covet — the prestigious Bengaluru Development ministry.

12 Dec 2019

BS Yediyurappa’s challenge: All eyes on Bengaluru berth

After  B S Yediyurappa’s victory in the bypolls, a new challenge is on the Chief Minister’s plate — allotting portfolios.

11 Dec 2019

Three cheers for BJP in Bengaluru, one for Congress

The BJP regained its hold on the state capital after more than a decade, with emphatic wins in three out of the four constituencies which went to bypolls.

10 Dec 2019

‘Swabhimaana’ wins: Sharath pulls off a Sumalatha

The battle for the Mandya Lok Sabha seat was a tough one, with Sumalatha winning more than 1.25 lakh votes.

10 Dec 2019

Read between the margins: Voters shift loyalties

Shrimant Patil, who had the backing of SC/ST and backward class votes in Kagwad, benefited from the Lingayat vote when he moved to the BJP.

10 Dec 2019

No fragrance at Mysuru Mallige poet Narasimhaswamy house in Kikkeri

Narasimhaswamy’s ancestral house, which stands tall even today, was first purchased by a local person who in turn gave it on lease to another local villager for a paltry sum.

08 Dec 2019

Karnataka bypolls: Vote’s up! Pink shirt and vastu can win elections

BJP candidate from KR Pet Narayanagowda went a step further and showed his reverence to the voting exercise.

06 Dec 2019

Karnataka bypolls: Aged, challenged, but these voters don’t lose sight of franchise

Babeena (90), who made her way to a polling station in Shivajinagar, was accompanied by her family members.

06 Dec 2019

On bypoll campaign trail, minister ‘uncle’ gets dropouts back to school

On Tuesday, Mallappa was beaming as he entered the new school. 

04 Dec 2019

JDS confident it will win back more than it lost

The JDS, which lost three seats after its MLAs resigned a few months ago, is now confident of winning more than what it lost.

04 Dec 2019

‘Herd’ this? After smiles and tears, cattle enter campaign discourse

The tone of the political discourse is becoming coarser every election time.

01 Dec 2019

Vote’s happening? Turncoat popular, but on tough turf 

Disqualified MLA Gopalaiah takes on BBMP councillor M Shivaraju from Congress and Girish K Nashi from JDS. 

29 Nov 2019

People look to Gogaalamma for answers on Karnataka byelections

The village deity ‘Gogaalamma’ (not Google amma) will answer all questions on the bypoll outcome.

28 Nov 2019