Bengaluru: The political discourse in poll-bound Karnataka touched a new low with Congress working president Dinesh Gundu Rao calling upon the people to hit Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath with slippers whenever he came to the state. Rao made the controversial remarks at a candle marchMore
Published 15-Apr-2018 20:01 IST
Bengaluru: A few hours after Karnataka Congress leader Dinesh Gundu Rao made derogatory remarks against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and dubbed him "unfit for office", he apologised for the same, but questioned Yogi's governance.
Published 15-Apr-2018 17:36 IST
Bengaluru: The members of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took to the streets on Sunday to protest against Congress Karnataka working president Dinesh Gundu Rao in Bengaluru. Apparently, Rao had made 'inciting remarks' against Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath earlier on Sunday.
Published 15-Apr-2018 14:13 IST
New Delhi: With the Karnataka Assembly poll date nearing, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is likely to make at least three visits to the state, intensifying the party's campaigning as it seeks to retain power there, sources said. Polling will be held in Karnataka on May 12. Sources said Gandhi isMore
Published 14-Apr-2018 14:16 IST
New Delhi: An in-house committee set up by the Election Commission of India (EC) to probe the alleged leak of Karnataka poll schedule minutes before the official announcement, said on Friday that the information was not leaked but mere speculation.
Published 14-Apr-2018 07:00 IST
New Delhi: Ahead of Congress central election committee's meeting here on Friday to pick candidates for the crucial Karnataka Assembly polls, sources said 70 per cent of the 224 seats are such from where only one candidate's name is expected to be proposed by the state unit.
Published 13-Apr-2018 08:24 IST | Updated 09:38 IST
Bengaluru: Amid reports of a tough battle in Chamundeshwari segment chosen by him, a delegation of Congress workers from northern Karnataka on Thursday met Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and urged him to contest the May 12 assembly polls from Badami in their region.
Published 12-Apr-2018 17:37 IST
Hubballi: BJP President Amit Shah will pay a two-day visit to Karnataka from Thursday to seek the blessings of seers of Hindu mutts ahead of the May 12 Assembly elections, a party leader said on Tuesday.
Published 12-Apr-2018 07:54 IST
New Delhi: Passengers of a SpiceJet plane flying from Coimbatore to Bengaluru had a narrow escape on Wednesday as the crew observed smoke in the front cabin when the plane was landing, an official statement said.
Published 12-Apr-2018 07:19 IST
Bengaluru: Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said there could not be "two Indias" as he highlighted the "acute shortage" of doctors as also health care facilities in the rural areas when compared to cities. " you all are aware; there is an acute shortage of doctors as also health careMore
Published 12-Apr-2018 20:35 IST | Updated 20:36 IST
Bengaluru: BJP's central ministers and its Karnataka leaders are observing a day-long fast on Thursday in cities across the state to protest the disruption of Parliament's budget session by opposition parties. "The Modi government wants to make laws for the people but the Congress isn't letting usMore
Published 12-Apr-2018 14:19 IST
New Delhi: The first list of Congress candidates for the May 12 assembly election in Karnataka is likely to be released on Friday when the party's central election committee meets.
Published 11-Apr-2018 22:28 IST
Bengaluru: BJP president Amit Shah will tour northern parts of the state from Thursday on his sixth round of campaigning in poll-bound Karnataka, where the saffron party is going all out to unseat the Congress.
Published 11-Apr-2018 19:55 IST
Bengaluru: A 35-year old woman anthropologist who was reported missing since last week has been traced here, police said on Wednesday. Atreyee Majumdar had gone missing from April 4. Her family and friends had launched a campaign on social media to find her, they said. " She was found this morning,"More
Published 11-Apr-2018 19:30 IST
Bengaluru: A notorious member of the infamous Bavaria gang from Shamli in Uttar Pradesh, which indulges in robberies, was nabbed by police after they shot at and injured him in an alleged 'encounter' here. Ram Singh, part of the Bavaria gang whose members fly to Bengaluru and other south IndianMore
Published 11-Apr-2018 19:03 IST
New Delhi: Holding firmly on to a slice of history, the granddaughter-in-law of undivided Karnataka's first chief minister K C Reddy, has been camping in the national capital, hoping to fight an election for an Assembly seat in the state.
Published 11-Apr-2018 14:10 IST
New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said the Congress party had not yet finalised the list of candidates for the upcoming state assembly polls and that a "fake" list was in circulation to create confusion. "I am told that a list of Congress candidates for Karnataka electionMore
Published 11-Apr-2018 07:20 IST | Updated 07:30 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sanjiv Kumar on Tuesday said the report on alleged violation of model code of conduct by BJP President Amit Shah for giving Rs five lakh to the family of a deceased party worker is under scrutiny.
Published 10-Apr-2018 20:25 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka PCC working president Dinesh Gundu Rao on Monday said that he was confident about Congress returning to power in the May 12 state assembly polls. " Incumbent Siddaramaiah will be the 'front-runner' for the Chief Minister's post," he said. Asserting that there was noMore
Published 09-Apr-2018 15:34 IST
New Delhi: BJP's chief ministerial candidate for Karnataka, B S Yeddyurappa, will contest from Shikaripura assembly constituency, the party's Central Election Committee announced on Sunday, as it released a list of 72 candidates for the high-stake contest. Veteran state leaders Jagadish Shettar andMore
Published 09-Apr-2018 11:45 IST

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