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Karnataka: BJP MLA says Muslims keep weapons in mosques

22 Jan 2020

Karnataka: BJP MLA says Muslims keep weapons in mosques

An MLA of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sparked a fresh controversy by saying that Muslims store weapons inside mosques, and rarely pray there.

DK Shivakumar arrested: Congress cries foul, Yediyurappa "isn't happy"

04 Sep 2019

DK Shivakumar arrested: Congress cries foul, Yediyurappa "isn't happy"

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday night arrested DK Shivakumar, Congress' strongman in Karnataka, in connection to a money laundering case. The agency moved for his arrest after grilling him several times in the last couple of days.

14-months ago, Yeddyurappa resigned. Soon, he'll return as Karnataka's CM

24 Jul 2019

14-months ago, Yeddyurappa resigned. Soon, he'll return as Karnataka's CM

BS Yeddyurappa, one of the tallest BJP's leaders in Karnataka, is all set to return on the Chief Minister chair, 14 months after he resigned without facing a trust vote in the Assembly.

#KarnatakaFloorTest: No trust vote today; House adjourned till July 22

19 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaFloorTest: No trust vote today; House adjourned till July 22

Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh has adjourned the House till July 22 (Monday), ignoring Governor Vajubhai Vala's directions to hold the trust vote by Friday itself. The Assembly floor test will now be held on Monday.

#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.

#KarnatakaPoliticalCrisis: CM Kumaraswamy returns from US; holds series of meetings

08 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaPoliticalCrisis: CM Kumaraswamy returns from US; holds series of meetings

Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy returned to Bengaluru on Sunday night after a 10-day US trip following the resignations of 13 MLAs of the Congress-JD(S) coalition in the state.

#KarnatakaPoliticalCrisis: Mallikarjun Kharge blames BJP, denies K'taka CM post rumors

07 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaPoliticalCrisis: Mallikarjun Kharge blames BJP, denies K'taka CM post rumors

Following the resignation of 12 MLAs of the Congress-JD(S) coalition in Karnataka, senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge blamed BJP for the political crisis.

After Hindu girl comment, Anantkumar Hegde targets rival's Muslim wife

28 Jan 2019

After Hindu girl comment, Anantkumar Hegde targets rival's Muslim wife

Union minister Anantkumar Hegde, who has grabbed the limelight time and again for his wild statements, has hit a new low.

'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.

Ananth Kumar's last rites to be performed tomorrow: BJP

12 Nov 2018

Ananth Kumar's last rites to be performed tomorrow: BJP

The last rites of Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar, who passed away in Bengaluru today, would be performed tomorrow afternoon, Karnataka BJP said.

Have support of 120+ MLAs, will prove majority: K'taka BJP

18 May 2018

Have support of 120+ MLAs, will prove majority: K'taka BJP

The Karnataka BJP today welcomed the Supreme Court order on the floor test, asserting that Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa would prove his majority in the Assembly with the support of over 120 MLAs.

Karnataka Governor (finally) invites BJP's BS Yeddyurappa to form government

16 May 2018

Karnataka Governor (finally) invites BJP's BS Yeddyurappa to form government

The political slug-fest in Karnataka has finally come to an end.

Center trying to fulfill Ambedkar's dream of powerful, prosperous nation

10 May 2018

Center trying to fulfill Ambedkar's dream of powerful, prosperous nation

Reaching out to Dalits and other backward communities in poll-bound Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government was trying to fulfill BR Ambedkar's dream of a powerful and prosperous nation.

Opposition parties are opposing every form of technology, says PM

07 May 2018

Opposition parties are opposing every form of technology, says PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hit out at the opposition for opposing technology be it in the form of Aadhaar card or EVMs.

BN Vijaya Kumar, Karnataka poll-candidate, dies after heart-attack at rally

04 May 2018

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.

Development our only agenda: PM Modi tells Karnataka BJP workers

26 Apr 2018

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.

Karnataka BJP bets on Reddy brothers to deliver in Ballari

23 Apr 2018

Karnataka BJP bets on Reddy brothers to deliver in Ballari

Having fallen on hard times following the humongous iron ore mining scam, the resourceful Reddy brothers of Ballari are back in the reckoning with the BJP fielding two of them for the political potboiler of upcoming Assembly polls.

Unnao: BJP slam's Congress' 'hatred of unapologetic-Hindus' after K'taka-president's comment

15 Apr 2018

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.

Karnataka: BJP brings out 'charge-sheet' against Congress, alleges law-order failure

02 Apr 2018

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.

Will hunt down killers of Karnataka BJP, RSS workers: Shah

31 Mar 2018

Will hunt down killers of Karnataka BJP, RSS workers: Shah

BJP President Amit Shah said his party -if voted to power- would hunt down the killers of RSS and BJP workers in Karnataka and hand out severest of punishment to them.

Raghu Ram, Karnataka BJP indulge in ugly spat on Twitter

09 Mar 2018

Raghu Ram, Karnataka BJP indulge in ugly spat on Twitter

A nasty war of words has erupted between Raghu Ram of 'Roadies' fame and the Karnataka BJP on Twitter.

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah pitches for a state flag again

26 Nov 2017

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah pitches for a state flag again

While inaugurating the three-day 83rd Akhil Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah said that those who oppose a separate state flag are disrespecting the state and language.

Bengaluru Rains: City witnesses wettest year in 115 years

16 Oct 2017

Bengaluru Rains: City witnesses wettest year in 115 years

Heavy rains over the last two months made 2017 Bengaluru's wettest year in 115 years, according to India Meteorological Department.

Mangaluru: BJP organizes padayatra after cops deny permission for bike-rally

07 Sep 2017

Mangaluru: BJP organizes padayatra after cops deny permission for bike-rally

After BJP was denied permission to organize a bike rally in Karnataka's Mangaluru, the party leaders decided to embark on a walkathon from Jyothi Circle to the DC Office in the city.

BJP's mega rally in Karnataka: Yeddyurappa and senior leaders detained

07 Sep 2017

BJP's mega rally in Karnataka: Yeddyurappa and senior leaders detained

Karnataka Police detained several BJP leaders, including state party chief BS Yeddyurappa, at a rally protesting the alleged murders of party functionaries. Permission was not granted for this rally.

Bengaluru: Govt denies permission to BJP's Mangaluru Chalo bike rally

05 Sep 2017

Bengaluru: Govt denies permission to BJP's Mangaluru Chalo bike rally

BJP in Karnataka has been denied permission by the Siddaramaiah-led Congress Government to organize "Mangaluru Chalo" bike rally in Bengaluru.

Former Karnataka CM SM Krishna to join BJP today

22 Mar 2017

Former Karnataka CM SM Krishna to join BJP today

Former Karnataka CM SM Krishna will be joining BJP in the presence of party chief Amit Shah in Delhi.

Old notes worth Rs. 473 crore still with cooperative banks

15 Mar 2017

Old notes worth Rs. 473 crore still with cooperative banks

District Cooperative Central Banks (DCCB) in Karnataka had continued accepting deposits in banned currencies (Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000) even after being prohibited by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

Congress veteran SM Krishna to join BJP on 15 March

14 Mar 2017

Congress veteran SM Krishna to join BJP on 15 March

Karnataka BJP President B S Yeddyurappa stated to the media that former Congress leader SM Krishna will join the BJP on 15 March.

North Bengaluru witnesses roaring days ahead of Aero India

13 Feb 2017

North Bengaluru witnesses roaring days ahead of Aero India

Bengaluru residents are spending noisy days as jets keep roaring by ahead of Aero India, scheduled from February 14 at Yelahanka airbase.

SM Krishna to join BJP:  BS Yeddyurappa

04 Feb 2017

SM Krishna to join BJP: BS Yeddyurappa

Karnataka unit president BS Yeddyurappa announced that veteran Congress politician SM Krishna would soon join the BJP.

S. M. Krishna resigns from the Congress

29 Jan 2017

S. M. Krishna resigns from the Congress

S. M. Krishna, former Karnataka Chief Minister and the Congress party's senior most member, announced his retirement from politics yesterday, taking the Congress party by surprise.