Karnataka polls

Second phase panchayat polls in Karnataka record 80.71 per cent

Bengaluru Rural notches highest at 91.86%, B’luru Urban lowest at 67.48%; BJP expected to get a clear edge   

published on : 28th December 2020

Panchayat polls postponed in Karnataka's Kalaburagi district over wrong symbol

At K Tuppadoor village of Sirwar taluk in Raichur district repolling was held after a couple of hours because of wrong printing and confusion over the symbol allotted to a candidate.

published on : 23rd December 2020

15 Congress and 10 JD(S) MLAs sworn-in as Karnataka cabinet ministers; seven berths still vacant

JD(S)' G T Deve Gowda- the giant slayer who defeated former CM Siddaramaiah in Chamundeshwari with a landslide margin- were sworn in amid loud cheer by supporters.

published on : 6th June 2018

Fuel price fall after 16 days: Petrol price cut by 60 paise, diesel by 56 paise per litre

After 16 days of relentless price hikes, petrol price was today cut by about 60 paise a litre and diesel by 56 paise on the back of softening international oil rates and strengthening Indian rupee.

published on : 30th May 2018

Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa writes to Election Commission alleging irregularities in state poll

On May 18, eight VVPATs without batteries were seized from a labourer's house in Vijaypura, a week after elections were conducted in Karnataka.

published on : 22nd May 2018

Congress releases more audio clips to corner BJP

In the first of the three clips, whose veracity is yet to be established, Sriramulu and Rao are heard talking to Congress MLA BC Patil, offering ministerial berths and cash to him and other MLAs.

published on : 20th May 2018

Yeddyurappa not alone: 5 Leaders who could hold on to CM chair only for few days

Yeddyurappa, who resigned from the Karnataka CM post after serving just two days is not alone. Here are five more leaders who could hold the position of CM for just a little longer than a day.

published on : 20th May 2018

Victory of democracy, says AP CM Chandrababu Naidu on BJP government's fall in Karnataka

N Chandrababu Naidu today termed the resignation of B S Yeddyurappa as Karnataka Chief Minister a "victory of democracy" and said it was a day everybody should feel proud of.

published on : 19th May 2018

Yeddyurappa, a seasoned oarsman who failed to safely anchor the BJP boat

Yeddyurappa navigated the choppy waters of politics with the consummate ease of a seasoned oarsman,  but failed to anchor the BJP's boat safely in the shifting sands of Karnataka politics.

published on : 19th May 2018

Mayawati says use of money power not always helpful on BJP government's collapse in Karnataka

The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister also said that with the "defeat" in Karnataka, the BJP's "dream" of capturing every state has suffered a setback.

published on : 19th May 2018

Congress leaders to discuss power-sharing arrangement with JD(S) in Karnataka on Sunday

Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ashok Gehlot will arrive in Delhi tomorrow morning and hold discussions with Gandhi, before finalising the power-sharing arrangement with the JD(S).

published on : 19th May 2018

Governments formed by 'unholy alliances' unlikely to last long: Amit Shah on Congress-JD(S) combine

Shah maintained the party did not indulge in any manipulation, and said rather it was the Congress which not only indulged in horse-trading but has "bought the entire stable".

published on : 19th May 2018

People's mandate subverted by opportunistic Cong-JDS alliance, says B S Yeddyurappa

Yeddyurappa,who announced his decision without facing the trust vote after not being able to rustle up the numbers, charged that the JDS-combine had kept the MLAs in captivity.

published on : 19th May 2018

BJP's attempt to subvert democracy failed miserably: Arvind Kejriwal

BJP's attempt to "subvert democracy" in Karnataka has "failed miserably", Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said after the collapse of the three-day old B S Yeddyurappa government in the state.

published on : 19th May 2018

Democracy wins in Karnataka: Sitaram Yechury

Referring to the political development in Karnataka, CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Saturday said it is the victory of the people and democracy.

published on : 19th May 2018
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