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.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 25, 2014
Former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, who won Shimoga Lok Saba seat by a huge margin, has submitted his resignation as an MLA to the Speaker of Karnataka Assembly.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 6, 2014
Karnataka has witnessed an increase of about 10 lakh voters for the Lok Sabha polls till January 31, compared to assembly elections held in May 2013.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 24, 2013
A tectonic political shift that brought the Congress back to power dismantling the BJP's first-ever government in the South topped the developments during 2013 in Karnataka.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 10, 2013
Ruling Congress in Karnataka today said it views the party's debacle in Assembly polls in four states as a "wake-up call" and would ensure that "mistakes" committed are not repeated in Lok Sabha elections in the state.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 8, 2013
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today dismissed Narendra Modi wave in the country in the wake of BJP doing well in Assembly elections held in Rajasthan, Delhi and Madhya Pradesh.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 19, 2013
Dismissing the possibility of any gain to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) due to Narendra Modi's campaign in Madhya Pradesh, Jyotiraditya Scindia, the Congress face in Assembly polls in the state feels the Gujarat Chief Minister's arrival is a "good...
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 24, 2013
Congress President Sonia Gandhi would visit Karnataka on a thanks-giving trip after her party recorded a land-slide victory in the Assembly elections earlier this year.
South | Written by Maya Sharma | Thursday August 22, 2013
Two Lok Sabha seats in south Karnataka voted on Wednesday to choose MPs for the remaining months of this Lok Sabha term. The seats of Mandya and Bangalore Rural fell vacant after the sitting MPs from the Janata Dal (Secular) resigned to join the Karn...
South | Edited by Diana George | Wednesday August 21, 2013
Voting to two Lok Sabha seats in south Karnataka began today to choose MPs for the remaining months of this Lok Sabha term. The seats of Mandya and Bangalore Rural fell vacant after the sitting MPs from the JD(S) resigned to join the Karnataka assemb...
South | Written by Maya Sharma | Tuesday August 20, 2013
Two Lok Sabha seats in south Karnataka will be voting on Wednesday to choose MPs for the remaining months of this Lok Sabha term. The seats of Mandya and Bangalore Rural fell vacant after the sitting MPs from the JD(S) resigned to join the Karnataka ...
South | Maya Sharma | Wednesday August 7, 2013
The Karnataka Assembly elections are over and the national elections are still some months away, but Bangalore Rural has election fever. The parliamentary seat fell vacant after its MP, former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, contested and won the elec...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday May 30, 2013
Veteran Congress leader Kagodu Thimmappa is all set to be the Speaker of the Karnataka Assembly as he was the lone candidate to file nomination for the post on Thursday.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 15, 2013
Former Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar was unanimously elected leader of the legislature party of BJP on Tuesday, which suffered an ignominious defeat in the recent state Assembly polls losing power to Congress.
Assembly | Reported by Maya Sharma; edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday May 13, 2013
The Congress celebrated its Karnataka victory with a massive oath-taking ceremony for new Chief Minister Siddaramaiah at Bangalore's Kanteerava Stadium today.
Assembly | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday May 12, 2013
Terming the electoral outcome in Karnataka as no surprise, BJP leader LK Advani today said the party had erred in not taking immediate and firm action on allegations of corruption against former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa and that its handling of ...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 12, 2013
Heavy defeat in the Assembly elections, with B S Yeddyurappa doing a significant damage to the party's prospects, the BJP in Karnataka says there is no proposal as of now for the return of the former party strongman to its fold.
People | Press Trust of India | Monday May 13, 2013
K Siddaramaiah is not known to mince words or hide his ambitions. Whenever BJP members in the last government taunted him about being ambitious, Mr Siddaramaiah, then Leader of the Opposition, would aggressively and without hesitation declare that he...
Assembly | Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Saturday May 11, 2013
K Siddaramaiah is set to be Karnataka's new Chief Minister. The 121 Congress MLAs elected by the people of the state voted via secret ballot to elect him this evening. Mr Siddaramaiah won the backing of a majority 75 MLAs.
Assembly | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday May 10, 2013
Karnataka's next Chief Minister will be chosen after each of the Congress' 121 newly elected legislators have been consulted by a central team led by senior party leader AK Antony. That meeting has begun. Sources say a decision is expected by evening...