19 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: India reports 521 deaths; Maharashtra records 328 new cases
The death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crossed the 500-mark in India on Saturday while the total number of cases reached 15,600.
17 Apr 2020
Raveena Tandon slams Kumaraswamy's son Nikhil's wedding amid lockdown
The world is in the middle of a pandemic, but VIPs don't mind.
17 Apr 2020
What lockdown? Kumaraswamy's son ties knot in a lavish ceremony
Social distancing rules apply to everyone but if you are a VIP, you can easily skirt them. This is what HD Kumaraswamy, the former Chief Minister of Karnataka, did this morning when he hosted a lavish wedding ceremony for his son Nikhil.
13 Sep 2019
Kumaraswamy blames PM Modi for bringing 'bad luck' to Chandrayaan-2
Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy stoked controversy on Thursday by blaming Prime Minister Modi for bringing "bad luck" to the scientists of Indian Space Research Organization.
31 Jul 2019
Karnataka: Congress expels 14 lawmakers who brought down coalition
On Tuesday, Congress expelled 14 of its lawmakers who were responsible for bringing down the coalition government in Karnataka.
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.
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.
22 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaCrisis: Speaker summons 12 rebel MLAs, floor test today
Karnataka assembly speaker KR Ramesh on Monday summoned 12 rebel MLAs of Congress, whose resignations have endangered the coalition's survival.
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
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.
18 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaCrisis: Before floor test, rebel Congress-MLA says will support Kumaraswamy
In a slight relief for the tottering coalition of Karnataka, a rebel MLA, who tendered his resignation earlier this month said he will vote for the Congress-JD(S) government in floor test on Thursday.
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.
12 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaCrisis: Kumaraswamy says he's ready to prove majority in assembly
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, whose government entered a major crisis after 18 legislators resigned, said he was ready to face the floor test.
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.
11 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaCrisis: SC directs rebel MLAs to meet Speaker today
On Thursday, 10 rebel MLAs of Karnataka, who alleged assembly speaker KR Ramesh didn't accept their resignation to save Congress-JD(S) coalition from crumbling, were directed by Supreme Court to meet him at 6 PM.
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.
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.
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.
15 Jan 2019
Karnataka: Two MLAs withdraw from Kumaraswamy govt, Operation Lotus again?
The withdrawal of two independent MLAs from the H D Kumaraswamy government in Karnataka has seen the southern state plunged into an intense political drama.
17 Sep 2018
Karnataka: Petrol, diesel prices slashed by Rs. 2
Following on the footsteps on Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, and Rajasthan, the Karnataka government has now slashed fuel prices in the state by Rs. 2, even as petrol prices spiral in other parts of the country.
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.
09 Aug 2018
Kumaraswamy spent Rs. 42L of taxpayers' money on swearing-in!
The JD(S)-Congress government in Karnataka sworn in more than two months ago hasn't exactly earned the love of the masses, mostly due to lack of projects and pending salaries.
18 Jul 2018
Karnataka: Controversy sparks after MPs get iPhones, Kumaraswamy 'was unaware'
In Karnataka, new iPhones gifted to MPs by a Congress minister has sparked a new political controversy with Bharatiya Janata Party calling it a waste of public money.
15 Jul 2018
'Becoming CM was like drinking poison': Kumaraswamy breaks down
Less than two months after taking oath, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy seems to have given up on the party's alliance with Congress.
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.
13 Jun 2018
#HumFitTohIndiaFit: To PM Modi's fitness challenge, Kumaraswamy has indifferent response
Earlier today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi accepted Indian cricketer Virat Kohli's fitness challenge and posted a video of his morning routine.
10 Jun 2018
"So what?": Kumaraswamy on 'higher education' minister being Class-8 passed
On one hand, students are being stressed out by the intense competition. On the other, people without matriculation are becoming education ministers.
08 Jun 2018
Tension growing between Congress and JD(S) over Karnataka cabinet
Within days of Karnataka cabinet expansion, Chief Minister Kumaraswamy today confessed that there's tension between his party, JD(S) and Congress over the allocation of portfolios. But he was also optimistic about sorting out the differences.
06 Jun 2018
Bengaluru cop goes beyond call of duty, breastfeeds abandoned baby
When a baby is born, it calls for a celebration, but for this little one, there was nothing, because there was no one to celebrate.
30 May 2018
Farm loan waiver: Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy seeks 15 days' time
Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy today said saving farmers is the priority of his government, and as promised he would honor his commitment to waive farm loans within 15 days and insisted there was "no going back" on it.
30 May 2018
Karnataka: Heavy rains throws life-out-of-gear, one dies after wall collapses
Normal life was disrupted by pre-monsoon heavy rains in low-lying areas of coastal parts of Karnataka, namely Dakshina Kannada and Udupi, on Tuesday.
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.
23 May 2018
After week-long drama, HD Kumaraswamy takes oath as Karnataka CM
After eight days of political tussle, Karnataka got its second CM in a week today, with JD(S)' HD Kumaraswamy taking oath at the Vidhana Soudha.
16 May 2018
Kumaraswamy: BJP offering Rs. 100cr to poach JD(S) MLAs
Following Congress's claims of BJP trying to poach its MLAs to form the Karnataka government, JD(S) chief ministerial candidate H.D. Kumaraswamy has now alleged that the BJP is offering his legislators Rs. 100cr and cabinet posts to lure them into switching sides.