Blog | Maya Sharma | Wednesday April 8, 2015
Over the years as a television journalist, I have been asked several times which stories have left most impact on me. There have been big news stories - the devastating Tsunami, the kidnaps and murders committed by Veerappan, violent clashes over the...
South | Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday February 11, 2015
Delhi may be thousands of kilometers away from Bengaluru - but the spectacular victory of the Aam Aadmi Party in the national capital found resonance in the state unit of the party in Karnataka. A merry celebration was organised close to the Bengalur...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 20, 2014
Karnataka unit of Aam Admi Party today announced the launch of a new fund raising campaign called "Selfie with Mufflerman" to collect donations for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.
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.
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.
Elections News | 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.
Elections News | Written by Devesh Kumar | Thursday May 22, 2014
Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa has opted out of the race for securing a berth in the Narendra Modi Cabinet, and expressed his willingness to take up organisational responsibility in his home state.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 13, 2014
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today completed one year in office but chose not to mark the milestone with any celebrations as he awaits the results of the Lok Sabha elections in which he would be hoping for a strong showing by Congress in the...
Elections News | Written by Radhika Iyer | Wednesday May 7, 2014
With the polls over, the power crisis has returned to Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Power cuts in the Bangalore and Hyderabad were almost nil ahead of voting day.
Elections News | Written by Devesh Kumar | Saturday April 19, 2014
Arun Jaitley is a key strategist, having steered the BJP's campaign successfully in difficult states such as Gujarat (2002 and 2007), Madhya Pradesh (2003), Bihar (2005), Karnataka (2004 and 2008) and Punjab (2007 and 2012). And now he forays into el...
Elections News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday April 18, 2014
Prominent citizens of Bangalore are sorely disappointed at what they call the low voter turnout in the city in the general elections held on Thursday. The three seats in Bangalore city recorded a 54 per cent voter turnout. In 2009, the turnout was 58...
Elections News | Written by Maya Sharma | Friday April 18, 2014
All 28 seats in Karnataka voted on Thursday - in a battle that has put pressure on state units of both the BJP and the Congress. And some of the contests, like the one in Bangalore South, have generated a huge amount of interest.
Elections News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday April 17, 2014
All 28 constituencies in Karnataka voted today, in a battle that is a must-win for both the Congress and the BJP.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday April 17, 2014
Today was the largest single day of voting in the five-week national election.
Elections News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday April 17, 2014
All of Karnataka and much of Rajasthan and Maharashtra are voting today in the biggest of nine phases in the general elections. Of the 121 constituencies across 12 states where polling is on, the Congress holds 36 seats and the BJP 40.
Elections News | Written by Maya Sharma | Tuesday April 15, 2014
Campaigning has ended in Karnataka and all 28 seats will go to the polls on Thursday. State capital Bangalore is being keenly fought over by politicians.
Elections News | Written by Devesh Kumar | Thursday April 10, 2014
The Election Commission today pulled up Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah for describing Narendra Modi, the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, as a "mass murderer."
Elections News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 10, 2014
Of the 28 Congress candidates in the Lok Sabha election in Karnataka, 27 are billionaires, led by its star nominee Nandan Nilekani (Bangalore South).
Elections News | Written by Radhika Iyer | Thursday April 10, 2014
BJP is hoping BS Yeddyurappa will work the magic in Karnataka. Mr Yeddyurappa, the former Chief Minister of Karnataka, is now fighting parliamentary elections for the first time from his home turf Shimoga.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday April 9, 2014
Congress president Sonia Gandhi today targeted the BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi with an apparent reference to 'Snoopgate', or the alleged spying on a young woman by Gujarat police officers in 2009.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 8, 2014
Wading into BJP's internal affairs, Rahul Gandhi today said LK Advani is no more its "tallest leader" that he once used to be and has been made a "small leader" by the party, as he unleashed a fierce attack against Narendra Modi.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 2, 2014
Dismissing any "Modi wave", senior Congress leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister S M Krishna today said it was a propaganda by "vested interests" and took a jibe at the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate for "sidelining" senior leaders.
Elections News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 1, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday said industrialists from Coimbatore in the state have decided not to invest in Karnataka despite an invitation from her Karnataka counterpart.
Elections News | Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday March 26, 2014
In this election, B Sriramulu, who returned recently to the BJP, takes on a retired chief justice, the Congress' NY Hanumanthappa. However, Mr Sriramulu will be contesting without the blessing of his former mentor Sushma Swaraj.