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06 May 2018Narendra Modi
Congress celebrating Jayantis of Sultans for vote bank politics: PM
Accusing the Congress of distorting history as part of a conspiracy to divide society, PM Narendra Modi on Sunday flayed the Siddaramaiah government in the southern state of Karnataka for celebrating the "Jayantis of Sultans" for the sake of "vote bank politics".
06 May 2018Siddaramaiah
From loan waivers to foreign trips: Decoding Karnataka's manifestos
In a bid to project its CM candidate Yeddyurappa as pro-farmer, the BJP in its manifesto has promised to allocate Rs. 1.5 lakh crore for waiving farmer loans, and irrigation projects.
05 May 2018Karnataka Election
To ensure maximum voter turnout, Karnataka gets holiday on May-12
In order to ensure maximum voter participation on May 12, Karnataka government has declared a holiday for all government offices, banks, government and private educational institutions.
05 May 2018India
Karnataka Manifesto: Why urban Karnataka matters?
About 38% of Karnataka's population lives in urban areas.
04 May 2018Elections
Women in Karnataka, does manifesto talk about security?
With increasing crimes against women, both BJP and Congress in Karnataka have promised to take substantial steps, but the execution as always, should raise our eyebrows.
04 May 2018CM
Karnataka Elections: BJP manifesto promises waiver of farm loans
Reaching out to farmers, the BJP manifesto for the Karnataka Assembly polls today promised allocation of Rs. 1.5 lakh crore for irrigation projects and waiver of farm loans up to Rs. 1L borrowed from nationalized and cooperative banks.
04 May 2018Amit Shah
SC prohibits Reddy from campaigning, but the mining-baron is back
Former BJP heavyweight G Janardhana Reddy (GJR), charged in over 60 cases of illegal mining, cannot campaign in Ballari, the SC has ruled.
04 May 2018Yogi Adityanath
UP CM Yogi Adityanath to visit storm-ravaged Agra tomorrow
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanth, currently on an election campaign in Karnataka, is rushing back tonight to visit storm-ravaged Agra, a senior official said today.
04 May 2018Swachh Bharat
BN Vijaya Kumar, Karnataka poll-candidate, dies after heart-attack at rally
Sitting BJP MLA of Jayanagar in Karnataka, BN Vijaya Kumar, died in the wee hours today after a massive heart attack. He was 60.
03 May 2018Bengaluru
Restrictions on alcohol sale in Bengaluru till Karnataka polls
Karnataka elections being just 9 days away, the atmosphere in the southern state is tensed and pulsating.
03 May 2018Narendra Modi
Deve Gowda gets emotional after PM Modi's humble praise
Taking on the Janata Dal (Secular) leader Deve Gowda, Rahul Gandhi termed him a "B team" (proxy), for the BJP in Karnataka.
03 May 2018Supreme Court Of India
SC orders Karnataka to release 4tmc-water to TN or 'face-consequences'
Lashing out at the Karnataka government, the SC has ordered it to release 4tmc of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu (TN) for May, warning it of "serious consequences" otherwise.
01 May 2018Narendra Modi
Star campaigner is leading BJP's Karnataka election crusade
PM Modi kicked off his election campaign in Karnataka by launching a scathing attack on Rahul Gandhi. He said, "The Congress President is 'Namdaar' so how does he know about the efforts of 'Kaamdaars'?"
01 May 2018Narendra Modi
Calling him 'naamdaar', PM Modi mocks Rahul Gandhi's 15-minute-speech challenge
Addressing a mega-rally in Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, took several digs at Congress President Rahul Gandhi, and dared him to speak for 15 minutes without a paper.
01 May 2018India
PM Modi attacks Rahul Gandhi over "15 minute" dare
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched his campaign blitzkrieg in Karnataka, unleashing a blistering attack on Rahul Gandhi and daring him "to speak in any language" for 15 minutes about the achievements of the Siddaramaiah government without reading out from a piece of paper.
30 Apr 2018BS Yediyurappa
India's first village 'free' from British Raj cries for development
"All parties give money. Whoever gives more, we will vote for them," says Prabhu S, a 48-year-old farmer from Esuru, expressing frustration over the lack of development in this tiny village which was the first in India to declare itself free from the British rule in 1942.
28 Apr 2018Indian Penal Code
Karnataka Polls: BJP ads targeting Congress, violating EC guidelines banned
Three video advertisements of the BJP against the ruling Congress in poll-bound Karnataka were banned by the Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) after a complaint was filed by Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC).
27 Apr 2018Vijay Mallya
Democratic right-to-vote in Karnataka-polls, but can't travel to India: Mallya
Liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya, who had represented Karnataka twice in Rajya Sabha, today said it was his democratic right to vote in state assembly polls, but lamented that he cannot travel to India.
27 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
Karnataka elections: Rahul Gandhi promises 1 crore jobs in manifesto
Congress President Rahul Gandhi released Karnataka Manifesto 2018-2023 on Friday and promised 1 crore jobs in a span of five years.
27 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
Karnataka polls: Congress manifesto released by Rahul promises 1cr jobs
Congress President Rahul Gandhi today released the party's election manifesto for the Karnataka Assembly polls that promises the creation of 1 corer jobs over five years.
26 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
Development our only agenda: PM Modi tells Karnataka BJP workers
PM Narendra Modi said today that development was his only agenda for the upcoming Karnataka Assembly polls, and accused the state's Congress government of stalling its progress.
24 Apr 2018Bengaluru
Election raid: Shutters down for many Bengaluru bars, pubs
Look around Bengaluru and you'll find many bars and pubs closed.
24 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
Congress high-command to take call on next Karnataka CM candidate
The Congress high-command will take a call on the next Chief Minister in consultation with the newly elected MLAs, senior party leader Mallikarjun Kharge said on Tuesday, indicating incumbent Siddaramaiah may not be the automatic choice.
22 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
Nothing wrong in Siddaramaiah contesting from 2 seats, claims Kharge
Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said today there was nothing wrong in Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah contesting from two constituencies in the May 12 assembly polls, and expressed confidence he will win both the seats.
20 Apr 2018Ram Mandir
Karnataka MLA says state polls a 'Hindu-Muslim fight', booked
An FIR has been lodged against Karnataka BJP MLA Sanjay Patil, who said the upcoming state election is about "Hindus vs Muslims."
19 Apr 2018Bengaluru
Karnataka-students in a fix: No results, but 'unofficial' admissions on
Class 10 (SSLC) and 12 (PUC-II) students of Karnataka are in a fix: they don't have their results yet, but several colleges have already started admissions for Class 11 (PUC-I) and undergraduate (UG) courses.
17 Apr 2018ICSE
To-Kannada or not-to-Kannada? Karnataka CBSE, ICSE schools confused
The confusion over whether Kannada should be made mandatory for all Karnataka schools is making the CBSE and ICSE school authorities anxious, as the admission season starts this month.
17 Apr 2018Siddaramaiah
Bengaluru: Despite removing contractor system, sanitation workers unpaid since months
Around 200 sanitation workers in RR Nagar zone took to the streets yesterday to protest against BBMP for not paying their salaries for three months.
16 Apr 2018Karnataka Election
Karnataka polls: BJP releases second list of 82 candidates
Today, BJP released its second list of 82 candidates for the hotly-contested Karnataka Assembly polls.
15 Apr 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Unnao: BJP slam's Congress' 'hatred of unapologetic-Hindus' after K'taka-president's comment
A political war has erupted in poll-bound Karnataka after state Congress President Dinesh Gundu Rao called for beating UP CM Yogi Adityanath with slippers.
12 Apr 2018Amarinder Singh
Congress' new "secret talent hunt" to find young regional leaders
A prime factor that has held Congress back is its lack of young regional leaders, and the Grand Old Party knows it.
12 Apr 2018Siddaramaiah
Karnataka polls: Siddaramaiah says fake Congress candidate list in circulation
Karnataka's ruling Congress has recently been hit by election-related fake news. On Tuesday, several media organizations and lakhs of voters across the state received a candidates list via WhatsApp.
11 Apr 2018Supreme Court Of India
Marriage without consent: SC wants security for Karnataka woman
Supreme Court today asked Centre to grant protection to a Karnataka woman who alleged that she has been married-off without her consent.
09 Apr 2018Rahul Gandhi
Karnataka polls: 'Common-Man' Rahul Gandhi takes the Bengaluru-metro, eats kulfi
Pulling out all stops to make his presence felt ahead of the Karnataka elections, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday went from hopping into a crowded metro in Bengaluru to obliging commuters with selfies to having kulfi at a roadside ice-cream vendor after a restaurant lunch.
09 Apr 2018Indian Premier League (IPL)
Cauvery-dispute: No deadline-extension for Center, SC demands implementation by May-3
The SC has pulled up the Center for not implementing its order on the Cauvery dispute, and gave it till May 3 to do so.
09 Apr 2018Karnataka Election
BJP releases first list of 72 candidates for Karnataka polls
Yesterday, BJP announced its first list of 72 candidates contesting the Assembly polls in Karnataka.
06 Apr 2018Bengaluru
Three election-related apps, week-long exhibition: Steps taken before Karnataka polls
Three election-related BBMP-developed apps were launched by CEC Om Prakash Rawat yesterday in Bengaluru ahead of the May elections.
05 Apr 2018Chennai
TN shutdown: DMK's Stalin, other leaders arrested
DMK leader MK Stalin and other top politicians of Tamil Nadu (TN) were detained today while blocking roads in Chennai.
02 Apr 2018Ravi Shankar Prasad
Karnataka: BJP brings out 'charge-sheet' against Congress, alleges law-order failure
The opposition BJP has brought out a "charge-sheet" against the ruling Congress government in Karnataka over various issues, including alleged failures on law and order front, atrocities against Dalits and women, farmers suicide, and drug mafia among others.
01 Apr 2018Kerala
Citing Karnataka elections, Centre seeks more time for Cauvery Board
In view of the May Assembly elections in Karnataka, the Central government is trying to buy time before constituting Cauvery Management Board. It has moved SC seeking an extension of three months before implementing the apex court's judgement.