Rajya Sabha polls: Kannada actor Jaggesh, Nirmala Sitharaman made BJP candidates from Karnataka

He is expected to file his nomination on Monday morning, accompanied by senior Congress leaders Siddaramaiah and DK Shivakumar.

30 May 2022

BL Santhosh’s stamp all over BJP MLC candidate selection

June 3 elections a mere formality as the Big 3 field leaders as per their Assembly numbers

25 May 2022

Delhi nod unlikely, Karnataka Cabinet rejig may be pushed further

An expectant Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai rushed to New Delhi on Friday.

21 May 2022

Communal polarisation showing results in Hindutva laboratory -- coastal Karnataka

Survey finds majority, minority communities almost fully radicalised, Cong falls into trap

20 May 2022

We helped Perarivalan walk free, says RTI activist SS Venkatesh Nayak

The Supreme Court upheld the sentence in May 1999, after which he filed a mercy petition before the President.

19 May 2022

Race for Raisina Hill: Person of calibre and diligence must be choice

With the election to the post of President of India just nine weeks away, there is intense speculation as to who will succeed Ram Nath Kovind at Raisina Hill.

15 May 2022

Bommai could turn BJP’s fortunes in slippery Old Mysore region 

In such a scenario, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, who started his career in the Janata Parivar, could turn the party’s fortunes around in this belt.

09 May 2022

BJP keen to expand footprint in Old Mysore

The party has realised that it needs support in the Vokkaliga heartland, and is aggressively seeking to expand its footprint here. 

07 May 2022

Ramanagara tussle could end in Vidhana Soudha

But in political terms, it appears to be a turf battle between two Vokkaliga heavyweights —KPCC president DK Shivakumar and challenger Ashwath— for Ramanagara.

05 May 2022

Karnataka: Ministerial probables make a beeline for CM’s bada khana

Former CM BS Yediyurappa’s statement that there will be a cabinet expansion soon only added to the excitement.

04 May 2022

All eyes on Shah for signs of change in Karnataka

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and his ministers are also expected to attend.

03 May 2022

BJP keeps Jarkiholi in the shadows

It is no secret that BJP leader Ramesh Jarkiholi remains strong in Belagavi district, and also proved it by getting brother Lakhan to win as an Independent MLC, in spite of the sleaze tape sting.

02 May 2022

The politics of iftar, and getting the right message across

With the festival of Ramzan just over a week away, Congress and JDS leaders are holding iftar parties, de rigueur for political parties in the season of fasting.

24 Apr 2022

Bommai to visit Delhi next weekend, buzz of big change grows loud

Bommai to take part in conference, expected to meet top leaders to discuss cabinet

23 Apr 2022

Setback rules for buildings come into force

The changes aim at making Bengaluru more liveable.  

21 Apr 2022