South | Written by Maya Sharma | Monday February 2, 2015
Karnataka's next legislature session begins on Monday. And this one may not be a cakewalk for Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. The main opposition parties, the BJP and the Janata Dal (Secular), intend to give him a hard time on an issue that has tripped ...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday December 12, 2014
Use of mobile phones in the Karnataka Assembly was banned today, a day after the House witnessed chaos over a BJP member looking at pictures on his cellphone during proceedings.
South | Written by Radhika Iyer | Wednesday December 10, 2014
In an embarrassment to the Opposition party in Karnataka, the BJP, one of its MLAs was caught on camera watching pictures on his mobile phone on Wednesday.
South | Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday November 5, 2014
The Karnataka police took around 20 BJP members into custody after the party held a protest against the ruling Congress government over a series of sexual assaults in the state.
South | Radhika Iyer | Saturday October 11, 2014
Days after a case of alleged rape and cheating was filed against Karthik, son of Union Railways Minister Sadananda Gowda, by a Kannada actress, a fresh controversy has landed at the senior BJP leader's doorstep.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 22, 2014
With the party under attack from Congress over heckling of opposition chief ministers at events attended by the Prime Minister, BJP's Karnataka unit today instructed its members not to boo anyone sharing public platform with Prime Minister Narendra M...
India News | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Smarting from a series of upsets in the by-elections in four states, the BJP quickly swung into damage control mode today, attempting to distance Prime Minister Narendra Modi from its below par performance.
South | Reported by Maya Sharma and Radhika Iyer; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday August 25, 2014
The Congress received some much-needed good news today from Karnataka, where it has won two of the three state assembly seats that were decided today. The big coup for the Congress has been its appropriation of an important BJP borough - Rural Bellar...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday August 25, 2014
Lalu Yadav and Nitish Kumar's mega gamble seems to have paid off; along with the Congress they have won six of the 10 seats where by-elections were held in Bihar. The BJP has won four, a deficit of two seats from 2010 and a big slide when compared to...
Blogview | Wednesday September 10, 2014
Counting took place for by-elections to 18 assembly seats in four states - Bihar, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab. This is being considered as the first major test of strength for the BJP since the Lok Sabha polls.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
A high turnout on Thursday marked the by-polls to 18 assembly seats in four states in the first major test of strength for BJP since the Lok Sabha polls and an acid test for the new alliance of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad and Janata ...
South | Maya Sharma | Thursday August 21, 2014
Moderate polling was reported by Thursday afternoon in Karnataka, where by-elections are being held for three assembly seats. All three are vacant because the legislators were elected as Members of Parliament earlier this year, among them BJP prodiga...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 21, 2014
Political tenacity of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and BJP national Vice-President B S Yeddyurappa will be on test in today's by-elections to three Assembly seats in Karnataka in the first electoral showdown after the Lok Sabha polls.
South | Written by Maya Sharma, Edited by Tasim Zahid | Monday August 18, 2014
Karnataka is gearing up for by-elections in three assembly constituencies with sons and proteges looking to retain seats for their parties in the state assembly.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 16, 2014
Varun Gandhi was dropped as the General Secretary of the party by BJP president Amit Shah who constituted his new team, inducting former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa as the Vice President and new RSS pointsman Ram Madhav as the General Sec...
India News | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma and Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Saturday August 16, 2014
BS Yeddyurappa's rehabilitation in the BJP is now complete, with the Karnataka strongman being inducted as a vice-president in party chief Amit Shah's new team.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 11, 2014
The controversy over Karnataka High Court judge KL Manjunath has caused a rift between the BJP-led government and the Supreme Court. Sources say the government has sent a file recommending Justice Manjunath's transfer back to a collegium led by the ...
South | Press Trust of India | Monday August 4, 2014
Railway Minister and senior BJP leader DV Sadananda Gowda on Sunday said the present Siddaramaiah government in Karnataka can fall anytime and asked his party workers to get ready for elections.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 13, 2014
Names of five senior BJP leaders, including former Petroleum Minister Ram Naik, have been firmed up by the government for appointment as Governors in states including Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Gujarat, highly placed sources said on Saturday.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday July 4, 2014
Opposition BJP members in the Karnataka Assembly today made a vociferous demand for the arrest of a ruling Congress MLA, who is facing a criminal case along with his six supporters for the alleged assault of two police constables in a midnight bar br...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 23, 2014
A re-energised BJP is geared up to take on the Siddaramaiah government on various issues in the nearly month-long session of the Karnataka legislature beginning tomorrow.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Friday June 20, 2014
It's about jobs for their boys, writes Shashi Tharoor.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 7, 2014
BJP's Prabhakar Kore today filed his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka, which goes to polls on June 19.
Elections News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday May 27, 2014
The BJP's Karnataka unit on Monday celebrated the swearing-in of Narendra Modi as the 15th prime minister by serving free tea to hundreds of people who gathered at its office in Bangalore.