K Shiva Kumar

No takers for their goods, Karnataka farmers pushed over edge

Though the state has announced that farmers should not face problems harvesting, selling or transporting vegetables and fruits, farmers continue to face harassment by the local police.

20 Aug 2021

Karnataka Budget: What’s in it for us, ask farmers

Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has made his green shawl, symbolic of being farmer-friendly, a permanent feature of his budget presentation.

09 Mar 2021

No one in Congress, JDS happy after alliance for Mysuru mayoral election

Siddu upset with local MLA Sait; HDK wanted to maintain equidistance from Cong, BJP 

27 Feb 2021

Rukmini Made Gowda elected mayor of Mysuru as JD(S) ties up with Congress to keep out BJP

The JD(S) which was in the position of kingmaker kept both the Congress and BJP guessing till the last minute without formally agreeing to an alliance with any party

25 Feb 2021

Siddaramaiah turns patron for Ram Mandir at native village

The temple has been built on a 30x40 ft plot with contributions from the villagers.

21 Feb 2021

Siddaramaiah promises 10 kg free rice if voted to power

He set the tone for the ensuing zilla and taluk panchayat elections, claiming that the Congress will return to power in the State in 2023.

20 Feb 2021

Now, Upparas too raise their demand for quota

Now, the Uppara community leaders have decided to take to the streets urging the Karnataka government and the PM Modi to consider their decades-old demand.

08 Feb 2021

R Dhruvanarayana has a big task at hand in Congress

However, Dhruvanarayana has a big task on hand as he should match up to veteran leaders V Srinivasa Prasad and H C Mahadevappa.

21 Jan 2021

Panchayat elections: Software turns great leveller for quota

he introduction of IT comes as a great leveller for reservations in the election of presidents and vice-presidents, following the keenly-fought village panchayat elections.

19 Jan 2021

Working on pro-farmer budget, says CM 

‘Financial position not good due to Covid, but will do my best’; confirms new ministers will take oath tomorrow

12 Jan 2021

Bandipur elephants, tigers stare at thirsty summer

With the mercury levels set to rise after Sankranti, the other worry is the spectre of forest fires which the Bandipur National Park witnessed in 2019.

11 Jan 2021

Mysuru Mayoral polls: JDS keeps all parties guessing

In the wake of a fractured mandate in the 65-ward Mysuru City Corporation, the JDS support is imminent to both the parties to wrest power in the corporation.

11 Jan 2021

Gram Panchayat polls: Big three in race to claim biggest success

The ruling BJP has claimed that the candidates backed by it have won more than 48 per cent of the seats in the elections held for 91,339 seats in 5,762 panchayats.

31 Dec 2020

Kurubas raise pitch for ST tag, KSE leads stir

The Kurubas’ stir for a Scheduled Tribe tag entered former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s home turf, with the leaders demanding ST status for the dominant Kuruba community. 

30 Dec 2020

Siddaramaiah’s ‘backstabbing’ barb leaves many red-faced in Karnataka

Though Siddaramaiah later issued a clarification saying that he was referring only to local leaders in the Chamundeshwari constituency, it has not gone down well with the rank and file of the party.

24 Dec 2020

She fights rivals to set foot in Mandya panchayat

Keelara, the native village of former Education Minister K V Shankere Gowda, is known for harmony among people across castes.

18 Dec 2020

Mysuru: Ambareesh fans enter Mysuru election fray

The Gram Panchayat polls this year has Ambareesh fans entering the fray.

16 Dec 2020

Adivasis eye panchayat power, chant growth mantra

In Hunsur subdivision, the Adivasi population is about 40,000, covering 215 hadis in 140 panchayats and a voice to reckon with.

13 Dec 2020

Farmers’ ire against BJP-JDS could benefit Congress

It could be disadvantage JDS in the Gram Panchayat polls for having supported the controversial land reforms bill. 

10 Dec 2020

RSS behind quota stir, says Siddaramaiah

The BJP and RSS wanted to split the traditional vote bank of the Congress and win back many communities into its fold, in an effort to make inroads into Southern states.

04 Dec 2020

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