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Karnataka: Legislative Council's Deputy Chairman dies by alleged suicide

29 Dec 2020

Karnataka: Legislative Council's Deputy Chairman dies by alleged suicide

The Deputy Chairman of Karnataka's Legislative Council, SL Dharme Gowda, has died by alleged suicide, reports said on Tuesday. His body was found on a railway track near Kadur in Chikkamagaluru.

Sonia Gandhi to become Congress President? Here's what she said

11 Jul 2019

Sonia Gandhi to become Congress President? Here's what she said

Ever since Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress President, party leaders are itching for a replacement.

Amid Karnataka crisis, why this Mumbai hotel took the spotlight

09 Jul 2019

Amid Karnataka crisis, why this Mumbai hotel took the spotlight

As the Karnataka government reels under a string of resignations from MLAs of the ruling Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition, an upscale hotel in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex took centerstage.

#KarnatakaCrisis: 30 ministers resign, Congress meet today, Kumaraswamy blames BJP

09 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: 30 ministers resign, Congress meet today, Kumaraswamy blames BJP

The ongoing political crisis in Karnataka took a new turn on Monday after all 30 ministers of the ruling JD(S)-Congress government resigned to make way for a cabinet reshuffle, in hope of saving the coalition from crumbling completely.

Mayawati, who 'hates' dynasty-politics, gives party positions to brother, nephew

23 Jun 2019

Mayawati, who 'hates' dynasty-politics, gives party positions to brother, nephew

BSP Chief Mayawati has always been a staunch critic of dynasty politics, but apparently she has forgotten all the things she "taught" others.

Rahul will be PM if Congress wins, says sister Priyanka

28 Mar 2019

Rahul will be PM if Congress wins, says sister Priyanka

For the first time after being given a top Congress post, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday said that if her party comes to power, Rahul Gandhi will become the Prime Minister.

'Kill mercilessly, no problem': Karnataka CM seen saying (video attached)

25 Dec 2018

'Kill mercilessly, no problem': Karnataka CM seen saying (video attached)

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy has found himself in the middle of a massive controversy after he was seen on video ordering someone to "kill mercilessly" to avenge the death of a local JD(S) leader.

Karnataka govt tapping phones of political leaders, alleges BJP

16 Aug 2018

Karnataka govt tapping phones of political leaders, alleges BJP

The BJP's Karnataka unit today accused the HD Kumaraswamy government of tapping phones of political leaders across party lines fearing that a few disgruntled MLAs from the ruling Congress-JDS coalition may resign.

Karnataka budget: Government announces farm loan waivers worth Rs. 34,000cr

05 Jul 2018

Karnataka budget: Government announces farm loan waivers worth Rs. 34,000cr

More than a month after taking charge, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy has finally announced waivers for all defaulting farm loans up to December 31, 2017.

Karnataka: Mayawati's BSP gets first minister outside UP

06 Jun 2018

Karnataka: Mayawati's BSP gets first minister outside UP

Mayawati, the astute BSP supremo, who was instrumental in uniting Congress and the regional JD(S) for a post-poll alliance in Karnataka, has convinced them to induct her only state MLA N Mahesh into the cabinet.

Karnataka: Congress and JDS to fight 2019 General Elections together

01 Jun 2018

Karnataka: Congress and JDS to fight 2019 General Elections together

Amid growing speculations of a pre-poll alliance between Congress and JD(S) for the upcoming LS elections, Congress leader KC Venugopal today confirmed that both the parties would fight the elections together.

4 times father-son duo, Gowda and Kumaraswamy took U-turns

24 May 2018

4 times father-son duo, Gowda and Kumaraswamy took U-turns

Newly sworn Karnataka chief minister, who had earlier promised farm loan waiver within 24 hours of assuming power, now claims that his coalition government has limitations.

Rahul Gandhi thinks situation in Karnataka is similar to Pakistan

17 May 2018

Rahul Gandhi thinks situation in Karnataka is similar to Pakistan

Congress President Rahul Gandhi said such things happen in Pakistan, today, at a rally in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, as he launched a full-blown attack on BJP after BS Yeddyurappa was sworn in as Karnataka Chief Minister.

#SemiFinals2019: BJP's Sriramulu offers prayers. Will he defeat Siddaramaiah?

15 May 2018

#SemiFinals2019: BJP's Sriramulu offers prayers. Will he defeat Siddaramaiah?

The nervousness across political parties is clearly visible as counting of votes in Karnataka has begun.

Post Karnataka polls, a quick look at possible scenarios

13 May 2018

Post Karnataka polls, a quick look at possible scenarios

Weeks of intense campaigning for power in the politically-significant southern state of Karnataka have finally come to an end.

Congress high-command to take call on next Karnataka CM candidate

24 Apr 2018

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.

What made news last week?

07 Nov 2016

What made news last week?

The Samajwadi Party's infighting showed no signs of abating, spilling over into the party's silver-jubilee celebrations.

Samajwadi party celebrates 25 years of its existence

06 Nov 2016

Samajwadi party celebrates 25 years of its existence

The Samajwadi party held a function today in Lucknow to celebrate its 25th anniversary.