Devaraj B Hirehalli 

BJYM leaders start work to get resigned members back

But some workers, handling social media at the district level, remained neutral.

30 Jul 2022

Facing anger, Bommai’s big-ticket rally cancelled after Nadda’s nudge 

After these deliberations, Bommai called a hasty press conference at his residence on Wednesday midnight and announced cancellation of the Janothsava programme.

29 Jul 2022

‘Original’ Karnataka Congress leaders plan own Ahinda meet

Sources said the strategy is not to let Siddaramaiah alone to be in the race for the chief minister’s post, but also push Dalits into the scramble.

14 Jul 2022

Congress leader Laxmi Hebbalkar takes son to meet BSY

Laxmi’s younger brother Channaraj Hattiholi won the 2021 MLC polls from local bodies of Belagavi, catapulting her to kingmaker in the district.

14 Jul 2022

Securing vote bank: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to meet Dalit religious heads in Karnataka

The Dalit religious head wields influence among sections of the SC left community, and sources said that keeping the community in good humour ahead of the polls is part of Bhagwat's agenda.

11 Jul 2022

Ahead of Presidential polls, Bommai leaves for New Delhi

Speculation over CM’s visit, but party sources rule out cabinet rejig, or change in guard 

23 Jun 2022

Karnataka RS polls: Eyeing minorities, Congress checkmated JDS

Dialogues at the national and state levels to withdraw their candidates did not yield results as Congress leadership felt it would hurt its interests in the Assembly polls.

11 Jun 2022

240 kg of seized narcotics destroyed

The drugs were reduced to ashes inside a blast furnace at a temperature of 1,800 degrees Celsius. 

09 Jun 2022

RS polls: JDS MLAs may cross vote or abstain

Party nominee Kupendra Reddy, too, is going all out as none of the parties have the required number of votes to win the fourth seat.

07 Jun 2022

BJP eyes MR Seetharam, Congress gives his Raksha Ramaiah IYC post

Seetharam is a familiar face in Bengaluru with his father, late MS Ramaiah, building a large number of educational institutions.

04 Jun 2022

All parties short of votes for fourth RS seat, it is a three-way contest now

Fight between Kupendra Reddy of JDS, Mansur of Cong, Lehar of BJP  

01 Jun 2022

We’ve our own calculations to win second Rajya Sabha seat: DKS

BJP to field Lehar Singh as its 3rd candidate; He falls short of 16 votes

31 May 2022

Siddaramaiah to head 2023 Karnataka poll battle as Kuruba commander

Siddaramaiah had lost Chamundeshwari and won Badami, though by a slender margin,  in 2018, and his son Dr Yathindra had won from Varuna. 

27 May 2022

JDS attempts to patch up, HDK calls disgruntled MLAs

JDS and party leader HD Kumaraswamy are seemingly continuing their efforts to woo disgruntled MLAs, who are reportedly ready to quit the party ahead of the 2023 Assembly elections.

26 May 2022

After supporters lambast BJP top brass, BY Vijayendra on damage control

They even alleged that the high command was using double standards in pointing out examples of dynastic politics.

25 May 2022