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Karnataka Congress MLC Prakash Rathod caught watching porn during session

30 Jan 2021

Karnataka Congress MLC Prakash Rathod caught watching porn during session

Karnataka Congress leader and Member of Legislative Council (MLC) Prakash Rathod was allegedly caught browsing pornographic content on his mobile phone in the Karnataka Vidhan Parishad on Friday, said reports.

Farmers continue protest; Congress-ruled states looking to "bypass" farm laws

29 Sep 2020

Farmers continue protest; Congress-ruled states looking to "bypass" farm laws

Farmers across the country are continuing their protest against three laws, that the Centre claims will give them access to markets of their choice. The Bills, which were passed in the Monsoon Session, became laws with President Ram Nath Kovind's signature on Sunday.

Delhi High Court grants bail to Congress leader DK Shivakumar

23 Oct 2019

Delhi High Court grants bail to Congress leader DK Shivakumar

DK Shivakumar, who has built a reputation for being the troubleshooter in Karnataka Congress, was on Wednesday granted bail by the Delhi High Court.

Caught-on-camera: Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah slaps aide

04 Sep 2019

Caught-on-camera: Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah slaps aide

Senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah, has become the talking point on social media, but for all the wrong reasons.

Congress looking for social media head: Here are top contenders

29 Aug 2019

Congress looking for social media head: Here are top contenders

Congress has finally woken up from its slumber, or so it seems. The party, which was decimated in the Lok Sabha polls, has launched a hunt for its social media head.

Karnataka crisis: Days after trust vote, speaker disqualifies three MLAs

26 Jul 2019

Karnataka crisis: Days after trust vote, speaker disqualifies three MLAs

The political crisis in Karnataka, which was sparked due to a slew of resignations, took a new twist on Thursday after speaker KR Ramesh Kumar disqualified three rebel MLAs.

#KarnatakaFloorTest: Governor asks Kumaraswamy to prove majority by 1:30pm

19 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaFloorTest: Governor asks Kumaraswamy to prove majority by 1:30pm

It's D-day for Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, who has been directed by Governor Vajubhai Vala to prove his coalition's majority on the floor of the assembly by 1:30 PM on Friday.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Unwilling to meet Congress leaders, MLAs write to police

15 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: Unwilling to meet Congress leaders, MLAs write to police

In a major embarrassment to Congress, fourteen rebel MLAs of Karnataka Assembly wrote a letter to Mumbai Police seeking protection from senior leaders who might meet them.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Rahul says BJP bringing down governments 'using' money

12 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: Rahul says BJP bringing down governments 'using' money

Breaking his stoic silence on the political crisis in Karnataka, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday claimed BJP was "using" money to bring down state governments.

Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa

11 Jul 2019

Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa

While the Congress is dealing with an acute crisis in Karnataka, it suffered a major setback in Goa after 10 of its 15 MLAs quit to join the state's ruling party BJP.

#KarnatakaCrisis: After being denied entry, Shivakumar detained in Mumbai

10 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: After being denied entry, Shivakumar detained in Mumbai

Congress leader DK Shivakumar, who is trying hard to curtail the crisis which has rocked Karnataka's coalition government, was on Wednesday detained by Mumbai Police from outside the Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel.

#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.

Ananth Hegde makes controversial remarks against Rahul, EC wants video-footage

14 Mar 2019

Ananth Hegde makes controversial remarks against Rahul, EC wants video-footage

The Election Commission has reportedly sought the video footage of the gathering which Union Minister Ananth Kumar Hegde attended last week where he made demeaning remarks against Congress President Rahul Gandhi.

Yeddyurappa claims airstrikes will help BJP win, draws flak

28 Feb 2019

Yeddyurappa claims airstrikes will help BJP win, draws flak

In what can only be qualified as cringeworthy, BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa claimed that the airstrikes would help the saffron party win 22 out of 28 seats in Karnataka in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Karnataka: Upset with Congress MLAs' criticism, Kumaraswamy threatens to quit

28 Jan 2019

Karnataka: Upset with Congress MLAs' criticism, Kumaraswamy threatens to quit

On Monday, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy threatened to step down after some Congress MLAs criticized him over governance in the state.

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.

Karnataka: Congress MLA, accused of hitting colleague, says he 'slipped'

21 Jan 2019

Karnataka: Congress MLA, accused of hitting colleague, says he 'slipped'

JN Ganesh, Congress MLA from Karnataka who was accused of hitting his colleague Anand Singh, was suspended from the party by Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee's general secretary.

Amit Shah has 'suar ki beemari', says Congress MP

17 Jan 2019

Amit Shah has 'suar ki beemari', says Congress MP

Senior Congress leader BK Hariprasad made derogatory remarks on the health of BJP President Amit Shah, saying he has contracted suar ki beemari (illness of pigs).

Top opposition-leaders to attend Kumaraswamy swearing-in as Karnataka CM today

23 May 2018

Top opposition-leaders to attend Kumaraswamy swearing-in as Karnataka CM today

A JD(S)-Congress coalition government headed by HD Kumaraswamy will be sworn-in later today in Karnataka at a ceremony to be attended by a galaxy of opposition leaders.

Sting video: Congress asks disqualification of BJP's Karnataka candidate, Sriramulu

11 May 2018

Sting video: Congress asks disqualification of BJP's Karnataka candidate, Sriramulu

In a petition to Election Commission, Congress today has asked the BJP candidate B Sriramulu be disqualified from fighting the Karnataka assembly polls.

Siddaramaiah wants Modi to apologize publicly or face Rs.100cr defamation-suit

08 May 2018

Siddaramaiah wants Modi to apologize publicly or face Rs.100cr defamation-suit

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah has threatened to file a Rs. 100cr defamation suit against BJP, PM Narendra Modi, party chief Amit Shah and its Karnataka candidate BS Yeddyurappa for 'false accusations' against him.

CM Adityanath, Akhilesh, Mayawati to address rallies in poll-bound Karnataka

26 Apr 2018

CM Adityanath, Akhilesh, Mayawati to address rallies in poll-bound Karnataka

The Karnataka Assembly polls are the new battlefield for political stalwarts of Uttar Pradesh, including Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, SP supremo Akhilesh Yadav, and BSP chief Mayawati, who will be crisscrossing the state to turn the tide in favor of their respective parties.

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.

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.

Malviya's tweet based on news channel report: BJP to EC

27 Mar 2018

Malviya's tweet based on news channel report: BJP to EC

The BJP today told the Election Commission that its IT cell chief Amit Malviya's tweet on the Karnataka Assembly election dates before the poll panel's announcement was based on a news channel's report.

Bengaluru: Congressman throws petrol in BBMP office

21 Feb 2018

Bengaluru: Congressman throws petrol in BBMP office

Days after the son of a Karnataka Congress MLA was booked on charges of attempt to murder, yet another embarrassing incident for the ruling Congress party came to light on Tuesday.

Karnataka Congress MLA's son surrenders after assaulting man

19 Feb 2018

Karnataka Congress MLA's son surrenders after assaulting man

Mohammed Haris Nalapad, son of Karnataka Congress legislator NA Harris, has surrendered to police after being booked for assaulting a man.

Bengaluru Cong MLA's son booked for assaulting injured man

18 Feb 2018

Bengaluru Cong MLA's son booked for assaulting injured man

On February 18, a Bengaluru Youth Congress leader and an MLA's son was booked for thrashing an injured man at a restaurant, and then again at the hospital.

Two dropped cockroach in Indira Canteen meal for 'publicity', arrested

23 Oct 2017

Two dropped cockroach in Indira Canteen meal for 'publicity', arrested

Karnataka police have arrested two men for allegedly dropping a cockroach in a meal served at Indira Canteen for 'publicity'.

No breakfast at Indira Canteen for K'taka Congress President Parameshwara

06 Sep 2017

No breakfast at Indira Canteen for K'taka Congress President Parameshwara

Karnataka Congress President G Parameshwara conducted a random check at the Indira Canteen in Bengaluru's Ganganagar.

Karnataka: Pre-poll survey pegs a Congress win with 120-132 seats

22 Aug 2017

Karnataka: Pre-poll survey pegs a Congress win with 120-132 seats

A survey conducted by C Fore has predicted a Congress win in Karnataka with 120-132 seats. According to its predictions, BJP will get 60-72 seats, and JD(S) 24-30.

Video: Cong leader holds MLC's hand, she pushes him away

18 Aug 2017

Video: Cong leader holds MLC's hand, she pushes him away

A video has gone viral on social media in which Karnataka Congress leader TP Ramesh is seen holding MLC Veena Achaiah's hand, who resists the attempt.

Bengaluru bit by yoga bug, from old to young everyone's practising

19 Jun 2017

Bengaluru bit by yoga bug, from old to young everyone's practising

Bengaluru has reached a yoga frenzy with people as old as 79-year-old to young men, women practising yoga and not missing it for a single day.