Karnataka, originally known as the State of Mysore was formed in 1956 under the States Reorganisation Act, and was renamed to Karnataka in the year 1973. Located in south western India, Karnataka is the eight most populous state in the country with a total of 30 districts. Bangalore, the capital city is often dubbed as the Silicon Valley of India.
04 Jun 2023Congress Party
DK Shivakumar reacts after missing out on Karnataka CM post
Weeks after the Congress's Karnataka Assembly election win and Siddaramaiah being named the state's new chief minister, DK Shivakumar revealed why he accepted the deputy CM's post.
03 Jun 2023Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh
Witnesses corroborate sexual harassment allegations against WFI chief: Report
At least four witnesses have corroborated the sexual harassment allegations leveled by at least three women wrestlers against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, reported The Indian Express.
02 Jun 2023Congress Party
Karnataka government clears five guarantees promised by Congress
The newly-elected Karnataka government cleared five "guarantees" that the Congress promised before the elections on Friday. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah assured that all five guarantees will be implemented in the present financial year "without any discrimination of caste or religion."
02 Jun 2023Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh
RSS worker posts cartoon showing Muslim women as 'baby-making factory'
A worker of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) was arrested from Karnataka's Raichur for posting a WhatsApp status depicting Muslim women as a "baby-making factory."
01 Jun 2023Mangaluru
Karnataka: 24-year-old state volleyball player dies of heart attack
A 24-year-old state volleyball player reportedly died of a heart attack in Karnataka's Mangaluru on Wednesday.
30 May 2023India Meteorological Department (IMD)
IMD forecast heavy rainfall in parts of south, northwest India
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted several regions across India would witness heavy rainfall in the upcoming days.
30 May 2023Narendra Modi
Eyeing 2024 polls, BJP begins 'khane pe charcha' in UP
After the successful "chai pe charcha" campaign before the 2014 and 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is gearing up for the new "khane pe charcha" or "tiffin pe charcha" campaign for the 2024 polls.
29 May 2023Siddaramaiah
Karnataka portfolios: Siddaramaiah keeps finance, Shivakumar gets Bengaluru development
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced portfolios allocated to the recently inducted ministers of his cabinet on Sunday.
28 May 2023Siddaramaiah
Karnataka cabinet expansion: Disgruntled MLAs hold protest, demand ministerial posts
The Congress's Karnataka government, led by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, expanded the cabinet by inducting 24 new MLAs on Saturday.
27 May 2023Siddaramaiah
Karnataka: After cabinet expansion, Congress MLA's supporters demand ministerial post
The Karnataka government led by Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Saturday carried out a cabinet expansion by inducting 24 new legislators, reported ANI.
27 May 2023Siddaramaiah
Karnataka cabinet expansion: These 24 MLAs swearing-in today as ministers
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is all set to expand his existing 10-member cabinet, with 24 more MLAs taking oath as ministers on Saturday.
26 May 2023Siddaramaiah
Karnataka: Cabinet expansion likely on Saturday with 24 more ministers
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will reportedly expand his current ten-member cabinet on Saturday, with more of his and his Deputy DK Shivakumar's loyalists receiving ministerial berths.
25 May 2023Hyderabad
Hyderabad: 3-year-old killed while sleeping after SUV runs over her
A three-year-old girl, who was sleeping in the basement of an apartment in the Hayathnagar area of Telangana's Hyderabad, lost her life after an SUV ran over her, reported India Today.
24 May 2023Bengaluru
Bengaluru: Heavy rains flood underpass, submerge cars; authorities on alert
Heavy rain accompanied by thundershowers, gusty winds, and hailstorms lashed different parts of Bengaluru on Tuesday, forcing the authorities to put together a plan to set up temporary monsoon control rooms across the city.
23 May 2023Bengaluru
Bengaluru: Man drowns in stormwater drain, body discovered 5km away
A 32-year-old man died after allegedly being swept away in a stormwater drain in the Kempapura Agrahara area of Karnataka's Bengaluru on Sunday, reported ANI.
23 May 2023Jr NTR
Jr. NTR fans kill 2 goats; 9 arrested in Karnataka
In India, cinema actors are considered to be demigods and over the years, we have seen fans do some bizarre acts, apparently for their beloved superstars.
22 May 2023Bengaluru
Bengaluru: 23-year-old woman drowns in flooded underpass; FIR registered
A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered against Bengaluru's civic body after a 23-year-old woman died after getting stuck in a flooded underpass during the heavy rain on Sunday.
20 May 2023Siddaramaiah
5 poll promises to be implemented soon: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah
In his first address as Karnataka's chief minister, Siddaramaiah on Saturday said an order has been issued to implement the Congress's "poll guarantees" after the first cabinet meeting, reported ANI.
20 May 2023Siddaramaiah
Karnataka: Siddaramaiah sworn in as CM with Shivakumar as deputy
Congress leader Siddaramaiah was sworn in as the chief minister of Karnataka at the Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru on Saturday.
20 May 2023DK Shivakumar
Karnataka swearing-in ceremony: Siddaramaiah, Shivakumar, 8 ministers take oath today
A week after the Congress's landslide victory in the Karnataka Assembly elections, the stage is now set for Chief Minister-designate Siddaramaiah and Deputy CM-designate DK Shivakumar to take the oath of office on Saturday.
18 May 2023Sonia Gandhi
Did Sonia Gandhi's intervention end Karnataka CM deadlock
After a long dilemma, the Congress has decided to appoint party leader Siddaramaiah as Karnataka's chief minister, while state party president DK Shivakumar will act as his deputy, reported NDTV, quoting sources.
18 May 2023Karnataka Election
Deadlock ends: Siddaramaiah to be Karnataka CM, Shivakumar his deputy
Four days after winning the Karnataka Assembly election, the Congress has finally chosen Siddaramaiah as the chief minister while the party's state chief DK Shivakumar will be his deputy.
17 May 2023Siddaramaiah
Karnataka suspense: Siddaramaiah camp celebrates, Shivakumar won't budge, say reports
Congress leader Siddaramaiah has reportedly gained an edge over fellow party leader DK Shivakumar in the tug-of-war for the Karnataka chief minister's chair, while the latter is holding the line.
17 May 2023Siddaramaiah
Stalemate over Karnataka CM chair: Another round of meetings today
The stand-off between Congress leaders Siddaramaiah and DK Shivakumar over Karnataka's chief ministerial post is ongoing as both held separate meetings with party chief Mallikarjun Kharge.
16 May 2023Congress Party
New claims for Karnataka CM post amid Siddaramaiah-Shivakumar tussle
The suspense over who will become the next Karnataka chief minister further intensified after different caste groups made fresh claims for the post on Tuesday.
16 May 2023Congress Party
Karnataka: Suspense continues on who next CM would be
The anticipation about the next Karnataka chief minister continues as state Congress head DK Shivakumar, one of the two rumored contenders for the post, is set to fly to New Delhi to present his case to the party's top leadership on Tuesday.
15 May 2023Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
How BJP plans to celebrate 9 years of Modi government
To mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi completing nine years at the helm of the central government, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has chalked out a grand month-long "special contact campaign" across the nation.
15 May 2023Congress Party
Kharge to pick Karnataka CM; Siddaramaiah, Shivakumar to reach Delhi
After a landslide win in Karnataka, the Congress is now set to choose the chief minister.
14 May 2023Karnataka Election
Karnataka elections: Congress to move HC over BJP's Jayanagar victory
In an absolute thriller finish to the Karnataka Assembly elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate CK Ramamurthy was declared the winner from Bengaluru's Jayanagar constituency on Saturday.
13 May 2023Congress Party
Karnataka election results 2023: Meme factory takes Twitter by storm
On Saturday, the Congress emerged as the single largest party in the 2023 Karnataka Assembly elections, comfortably crossing the required magic number of 113 seats to form a simple majority government.
13 May 2023Kumaraswamy
Karnataka election results 2023: JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy accepts defeat
Former Karnataka Chief Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy on Saturday accepted defeat in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly elections and wished the new government "good luck."
13 May 2023Narendra Modi
Karnataka election results 2023: Modi congratulates Congress, appreciates BJP workers
PM Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated the Congress for its massive victory in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly elections.
Karnataka election results 2023: Who are big winners and losers
After nine hours of vote counting for the Karnataka Assembly election on Saturday, the Congress is racing toward an absolute victory with 114 seats and leading on 22 others.
13 May 2023Rahul Gandhi
'Market of hate shut': Rahul Gandhi on Karnataka victory
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said "the market of hate has been shut and shops of love have opened" as his party inched toward a big win in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly elections.
13 May 2023DK Shivakumar
Karnataka election results 2023: State Congress chief Shivakumar breaks down
Karnataka Congress President DK Shivakumar broke down on Saturday ahead of the party's predicted victory in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly elections, reported ANI.
13 May 2023Basavaraj Bommai
Karnataka election results 2023: BJP's CM Basavaraj Bommai concedes defeat
Karnataka Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Basavaraj Bommai has conceded defeat in the Legislative Assembly elections, reported ANI.
13 May 2023Congress Party
'Bajrang Bali Ki Jai': Congress after taking lead in Karnataka
While the vote counting for the Karnataka Legislative Assembly elections is still underway, celebrations have begun at the Congress offices across the country.
13 May 2023Bengaluru
Karnataka election results 2023: Congress asks MLAs to reach Bengaluru
The Congress has asked all its members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) to reach Bengaluru on Saturday, reported ANI.
Karnataka Assembly election results 2023: Congress sweeps polls, routing BJP
The vote counting for the 2023 Karnataka Assembly elections has nearly concluded.
Karnataka election results 2023: Counting of votes begins
The counting of votes for the Karnataka Assembly began on Saturday at 8:00 am. The counting for 224 Assembly seats is being carried out at 36 centers.
12 May 2023Election Commission of India (ECI)
Never sent EVMs to South Africa: ECI dismisses Congress's claims
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday dismissed Congress's allegation that the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) used in Wednesday's Karnataka Legislative Assembly elections were previously used by South Africa, reported ANI.
12 May 2023Janata Dal (Secular)
Karnataka elections: Congress, BJP reached out, claims Janata Dal (Secular)
The HD Kumaraswamy-led Janata Dal (Secular) on Thursday reportedly claimed that they received feelers from both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress as most exit polls indicated a hung assembly in Karnataka.
10 May 2023Karnataka Election
Karnataka elections: Exit polls show tough battle between BJP, Congress
As voting for the Karnataka Assembly elections came to a close, exit polls predicted a close race between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress, with many favoring the latter.
10 May 2023Congress Party
Karnataka: Why Congress is offering prayers to LPG cylinders
As Karnataka votes for the Legislative Assembly elections on Wednesday, Congress workers were seen worshipping a Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinder.
09 May 2023Karnataka Election
Karnataka elections 2023: Voter turnout 8.21% until 9 am
The voting for the Karnataka Assembly elections commenced in a single phase at 7:00am on Wednesday, with a voter turnout of 8.21% as of 9:00am.
09 May 2023Bengaluru
Bengaluru: Roads waterlogged after rainfall, IMD forecasts showers until Friday
Heavy rainfall on Monday and Tuesday left many parts of Karnataka's Bengaluru flooded, leading to traffic jams on some key roads, reported News18.
08 May 2023Tejasvi Surya
Bengaluru: BJP worker attacked, Tejasvi Surya claims Congress's hand
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Bengaluru South MP Tejasvi Surya claimed that Congress workers attacked one of its party workers in the city's BTM layout on Sunday night.
07 May 2023Congress Party
Karnataka Veerashaiva Lingayat forum backs Congress ahead of assembly polls
The Karnataka Veerashaiva Lingayat forum has reportedly issued an official statement extending its support to the Congress in the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections on Wednesday (May 10).
07 May 2023Bengaluru
Karnataka elections: PM Modi holds 10km roadshow in Bengaluru
With the Karnataka Assembly elections just a few days away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has once again held a roadshow in Bengaluru.
06 May 2023Narendra Modi
Roads blocked, trees axed: Modi's Bengaluru roadshow faces public resentment
PM Narendra Modi is currently holding a 26-kilometer-long roadshow in Karnataka's Bengaluru ahead of the Legislative Assembly elections, which will take place on Wednesday.
05 May 2023Bollywood
PM Modi praises 'The Kerala Story,' calls out INC
Cinema has been a tool to influence the masses and it has often been used by several political parties. Be it the Prime Minister Narendra Modi biopic around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections or The Kashmir Files.
05 May 2023Amit Shah
Amit Shah cancels Karnataka poll campaigns, 'closely monitors' Manipur situation
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday canceled all election campaigns in Karnataka to "closely monitor" the situation in Manipur, reported ANI, quoting sources.
05 May 2023Asaduddin Owaisi
Modi's 'Bajrangbali' remark: Owaisi asks if they should raise Takbir
In a fresh attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi called out Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Karnataka Congress head DK Shivakumar for reportedly pursuing votes based on the majority religion in the upcoming Karnataka Assembly polls.