09 Dec 2019
Karnataka by-polls: BJP leading in 12 seats; Congress in 2
The counting of votes for the Karnataka by-polls commenced at 8 am on Monday and the results are expected post noon.
20 Aug 2019
Karnataka: Finally, Yediyurappa expands his Cabinet, 17 MLAs take oath
Almost a month after he was sworn-in as Karnataka's Chief Minister, BS Yediyurappa expanded his Cabinet on Tuesday, with 17 MLAs taking the oath.
10 Aug 2019
Monsoon roundup: Floods ravage India; Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka worst-hit
Massive rains have led to a critical flood situation in several states across India.
29 Jul 2019
Karnataka: Days after taking oath, BS Yediyurappa wins trust vote
BJP's BS Yediyurappa won the trust vote on Monday, days after he took oath as Karnataka's Chief Minister.
28 Jul 2019
Why new-CM BS Yediyurappa is indispensable for BJP in Karnataka
BS Yediyurappa (Yeddyurappa until recently) was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on Friday, for the fourth time.
27 Jul 2019
When Amit Shah called up Yediyurappa at midnight, gave nod
In Karnataka, the Congress-JD(S) coalition collapsed on Tuesday evening, putting a halt on the crisis which had been going on for weeks.
26 Jul 2019
BJP's Yediyurappa takes oath as Karnataka's CM for fourth time
BS Yediyurappa took oath as Karnataka's Chief Minister at the Raj Bhavan for the fourth time on Friday.
26 Jul 2019
Karnataka: BJP's Yeddyurappa to take oath as CM at 6pm
BS Yeddyurappa, whose last stint as Karnataka's Chief Minister lasted less than three days, will now take oath at 6 PM on Friday.
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.
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.
23 Jul 2019
Karnataka's drama continues, trust vote likely at 6 PM today
On Monday, the legislators of Karnataka Assembly debated for hours, but the trust vote couldn't reach conclusion, visibly miffing speaker KR Ramesh Kumar.
22 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaCrisis: After missing deadlines, Kumaraswamy faces floor test today
As the Karnataka Assembly resumes on Monday, the tottering Congress-JD(S) alliance faces its final test.
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.
19 Jul 2019
Karnataka: Governor's deadline ends. Everyone is clueless about next steps
Defying the order of Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, state Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy didn't prove majority in the House.
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.
18 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaTrustVote: Will Kumaraswamy be able to retain his CM chair?
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy moved a trust motion in the Assembly on Thursday, days after the survival of his government was threatened by a flurry of resignations.
16 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaCrisis: SC to pronounce judgment on rebel MLAs' status tomorrow
Karnataka politics is going through a bizarre phase- 18 MLAs have tendered their resignations, the speaker hasn't accepted them for days now, and the Supreme Court (which was also brought into the crisis) has decided to give its verdict on Wednesday.
16 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaCrisis: Rebel Congress MLA Roshan Baig detained in Bengaluru
In what marks as a new twist in the drama of Karnataka politics, a rebel Congress MLA was on Monday detained at Bengaluru airport whilst he was allegedly on his way to Mumbai to join other disgruntled legislators.
11 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaCrisis: CM Kumaraswamy asks 'Why should I resign?'
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, whose fate as the head of state is mired with uncertainty, made it clear on Thursday that he won't resign.
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.
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.
06 Jul 2019
Karnataka: 11 Congress-JD(S) MLAs tender resignations, coalition in crisis
In May last year, JD(S) and Congress forged a post-poll alliance to form government in Karnataka and crowned HD Kumaraswamy as the Chief Minister.
22 Mar 2019
BS Yeddyurappa bribed top BJP leaders, Lokpal should investigate: Congress
Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala accused top leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party of taking a bribe to the tune of Rs. 1,800 crore from former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa.
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.
13 Feb 2019
Feel like rape survivor: Karnataka speaker's statement sparks row
Amid the ongoing audio tape row which has rocked Karnataka politics, speaker KR Ramesh on Tuesday likened himself to a rape survivor who repeatedly has to answer questions.
11 Feb 2019
Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy announces SIT probe into audio clip row
Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today announced a comprehensive SIT probe to "bring out the truth" after an audio clip he released showed state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa in a purported conversation to lure JD(S) MLA Naganagowda Kandkur.
08 Feb 2019
Kumaraswamy releases audio-clips, claims Yeddyurappa trying to topple his government
Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today released two audio clips purportedly of BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa trying to lure JD(S) MLA Nagan Gouda, claiming the party was trying to topple his government.
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.
21 Jan 2019
Seer Shivakumara Swami, head of Lingayat mutt, dies at 111
On Monday, Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt of Karnataka died after battling illness.
16 Jan 2019
Siddaramaiah attacks Modi while BJP-lawmakers from Karnataka stay at resort
Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah launched a sharp attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday over the coalition crisis in the state and asked him whether his saaf niyat slogan was about grabbing power through a coup.
14 Jan 2019
The truth behind Justice AK Sikri's post-retirement 'plum job'
Justice AK Sikri, who voted in favor of the transfer of former CBI Chief Alok Verma, has declined a post-retirement job at the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal (CSAT).
30 Dec 2018
#ThatWas2018: RaGa's hug to Biplab Deb's logic, looking at political-controversies
2018 wasn't devoid of political action. As it nears an end, dynamics in Indian politics have changed.
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.
27 Oct 2018
Series-of-events: What happened on night CBI-boss Alok Verma was divested
On the intervening night of October 23 and 24, CBI Chief Alok Verma was divested of his powers which led to political turmoil in the nation.
06 Sep 2018
Beyond Section 377: Looking at prominent judgment of CJI Misra
Heading a constitutional bench which read down Section 377 of the IPC, CJI Dipak Misra scripted history.
16 Jul 2018
Congress's balm on teary Kumaraswamy: Be courageous, stay happy
The Congress told Karnataka's Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to have 'courage and face challenges' after the latter broke down addressing members of JD(S) party and said he wasn't happy.
10 Jun 2018
Karnataka: Congress-JD(S) alliance already in trouble? Portfolio-allocation leaves MLAs upset
Congress President Rahul Gandhi met MLAs led by MB Patil in New Delhi on Saturday, after portfolio allocation in Karnataka raised questions about the newly-formed alliance.
01 Jun 2018
Karnataka: Kumaraswamy to remain CM for five-years, JD(S) gets finance
Ten days after the Congress-JD(S) government was sworn in, the parties successfully reached a power-sharing arrangement yesterday.
28 May 2018
I'm at Congress's mercy, but loan-waivers will surely happen: Kumaraswamy
HD Kumaraswamy, new Karnataka CM, has said that he is not at the mercy of the 6.5cr people of the state, but of the Congress.
25 May 2018
Karnataka: Congress-JD(S) coalition wins trust vote, Kumaraswamy to remain CM
The Congress-JD(S) alliance in Karnataka sailed through a trust vote today, putting a government firmly in place after 10 days of political drama.