Devaraj B Hirehalli

MLC Vishwanath meets Kharge, Siddu, hints at return to Congress

The meetings assume significance as both Kharge and Siddaramaiah have to give their nod to Vishwanath if he wants to return to the Congress.

15 hours ago

HDK’s massive rally gives former Karnataka deputy chief minister Param jitters

While Siddaramaiah could settle for Varuna, which his son Dr Yathindra is ready to sacrifice, Parameshwara may have to quickly look for an alternative. 

05 Dec 2022

After ‘Muslim CM’ remark, HDK now says why not ‘Dalit CM’

Since the BJP came to power at the Centre, Muslims are being treated differently and a hate campaign has been launched against them.

03 Dec 2022

Dalits, Muslims at heart of HDK’s ’23 Karnataka polls vote hunt 

As Mallikarjun Kharge, a Dalit stalwart, has been elevated as AICC president, JDS has a task at hand to ensure that its traditional Dalit voters stay with the party, he said.

01 Dec 2022

Veerashaiva-Lingayat meet to help Congress prove it is with community

Community leaders from within the party are trying to help the party overcome the blemish and help win the 2023 Assembly polls.

30 Nov 2022

Bommai will meet JP Nadda, may discuss Cabinet rejig

Though Nadda is tied up with the Municipal Corporation of Delhi elections, he is likely to give an appointment to Bommai.

29 Nov 2022

Congress' Indavalu S Sachidananda, aides join BJP

Former minister CP Yogishwar said there is no scarcity of candidates for BJP in Mandya.

29 Nov 2022

Ticket aspirants muted out at Congress Zoom meeting

While 1.450 aspirants have applied, around 900 logged in for the Zoom meeting at 4 pm. Though they waited for their turn, they did not get a chance and the meeting ended at 6 pm.

28 Nov 2022

Ex-MLA Bidarur dies of cardiac arrest at Congress event venue

He was shifted to a hospital in Bengaluru in party MP DK Suresh’s car, but was declared brought dead.

26 Nov 2022

Siddaramaiah applies to contest polls, but leaves decision on seat to top brass 

He has been looking at a ‘safe seat’ which has a sizable minority and Kuruba voters and Kolar is one of them.

22 Nov 2022

Congress to counter BJP Dalit outreach with ‘Aikyata’ meet 

“It will be a state-level event and we plan to organise over 10 lakh people. The venues suggested are Kolar, Belagavi, Kalaburagi, Chitradurga and coastal region,” a leader told TNIE.

21 Nov 2022

Congress SC/ST rally to counter BJP

Parties in a rush to claim credit for quota hike; 5L to attend BJP’s ‘Navashakti Samavesha’ 

18 Nov 2022

Political circles abuzz as Basavaraju meets CLP leader’s aide

According to sources, if the Congress high command assures a ticket to Jyothiganesh for the 2023 Assembly polls, Basavaraju may extend his support to the party. 

16 Nov 2022

Karnataka farmer spends Rs 1.5 lakh of hard-earned money to relay road

They have started lobbying for him with the JDS, the party to which he belongs, to give him a ticket to contest the polls. 

15 Nov 2022

Not just major castes, BJP woos microscopic communities too

While Congress and JDS are looking at grabbing votes of major castes, BJP, besides keeping Veerashaiva-Lingayats as a base, has been thinking out of the box, observed a political pundit.

13 Nov 2022