On revival path, JDS battles exodus of leaders

Reacting to the turn of events, former CM and JDS leader H D Kumaraswamy told TNIE that the party has alternative candidates ready.

02 Oct 2021

INTERVIEW | We are vaccinated, ready for third wave, says Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar

With cinemas, auditoriums, Rangamandiras, multiplexes and pubs allowing 100 per cent seating capacity, there is a gnawing fear among people about a possible spike in numbers.

27 Sep 2021

Congress Lingayat leaders meet, seek recognition  

The party has seized on Yediyurappa’s removal to play on the community’s emotions. “The BJP and RSS have misused the trust of Lingayat leaders.

24 Sep 2021

Following mentor Yediyurappa's footsteps, Bommai to tour across Karnataka

His tours will be administrative, and not political, in nature. There is no confusion between his and Yediyurappa’s tours. 

20 Sep 2021

Cabinet meet on Monday, to discuss mayoral polls in Karnataka

The cabinet is due to meet at 9am, and this is the third such meeting after Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai took charge.

20 Sep 2021

Rs 25K crore being spent on infra in Karnataka cities: Byrati Basavaraj

The minister said that about Rs 25,000 crore is being spent under different heads including for works being taken up in Bengaluru. 

15 Sep 2021

JDS meeting ends in stalemate, no decision on support to Congress or BJP in Gulbarga

Inadvertently hinting that BJP has an edge, HD Kumaraswamy clearly said let the Congress High Command and the local leaders contact us.

14 Sep 2021

Land conversion will soon take just 24 hours

Ashoka told The New Indian Express, “It is a serious issue for many farmers. We have held ten meetings to simplify the entire procedure.

13 Sep 2021

Riding bullock carts, Siddaramaiah, DKS to highlight fuel price hike today

The main opposition party Congress is planning to take out a mother of all protests on Monday when the 10-day legislature session begins.

13 Sep 2021

Kalaburagi impasse: Party veterans try to broker deal

While BJP leaders, including Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, have claimed that their party will rule the Kalaburagi civic body, the Congress has not given up yet.

10 Sep 2021

JDS keeps guessing game on, sends four Kalaburagi councillors into safe zone

The big two, who are short of numbers in the 55-member House, are ready to pay big money to poach the four councillors, who hold the key to power.

09 Sep 2021

Goa may not be a cakewalk for sluggish Congress

The grouse against the Congress is that it’s not been an active opposition, and is disunited, with 3-4 candidates in most constituencies.

06 Sep 2021

Former CM Yediyurappa to stay on in 'Cauvery' as Ashoka’s 'long-term guest'

According to rules, BS Yediyurappa can continue to stay in Cauvery for three months after demitting office, after which he will either have to vacate or pay rent.

06 Sep 2021

In no hurry, will wait till 2023 to enter Assembly: Karnataka BJP vice-president BY Vijayendra

Vijayendra's statement comes a day after Union Home Minister Amit Shah said the BJP will fight the next election under the leadership of Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.

04 Sep 2021

Polls on his mind, BSY to embark on statewide tour

The Rs 1 crore Toyota Vellfire, a high-end, seven-seater luxury car -- which he recently purchased -- will come handy for his long tour.

03 Sep 2021