India | 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.
India | 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...
Cities | Written by Radhika Iyer | Tuesday August 12, 2014
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is all over Bangalore today, smiling down from large hoardings, life-sized cut outs and massive posters as his followers rush to outdo each other in wishing him a "Happy Birthday."
South | Radhika Iyer | Sunday August 3, 2014
Mandur is perhaps Karnataka's most untidy village. Just 25 km away from Bangalore, this landfill site bears the brunt of the IT city's garbage. The residents here have been protesting for years against dumping of garbage which has created mounds, som...
South | Reported by Radhika Iyer, Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday July 22, 2014
While hundreds of parents protest in panic on the streets of Bangalore after a six year old child was allegedly raped at an elite school this month, Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah today snapped at a reporter saying, "Is this the only news we h...
South | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Monday July 7, 2014
Janata Dal (Secular) leader and former Karnataka chief minister, HD Kumaraswamy is in a spot after surfacing of an audio CD in which he is purportedly discussing cash-for-seat with the supporters of an MLC seat aspirant.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 2, 2014
Swedish Ambassador to India Harold Sandberg today invited Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to visit his country to study various systems including disposal of solid waste using sophisticated technologies.
Cities | Written by Radhika Iyer | Friday June 13, 2014
Bangalore's garbage problem has finally reached Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's door. Mandur, a small village next to the one of the biggest landfills, about 30 kms away from Bangalore is protesting against the dumping of waste at their villa...
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 | 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.
Election 2014 | 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...
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 8, 2014
Facing flak over handling of the drought situation, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today directed top officials to ensure relief works on a war footing in the state where 125 taluks have been declared drought-hit.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 6, 2014
Karnataka government will decide its next step on the Supreme Court order, striking down its decision to impose Kannada as a medium of instruction in primary education, after studying the verdict, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said in Bangalore today.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 13, 2014
Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday urged people not to vote for the BJP saying it too, like the Congress, had betrayed Tamil Nadu over the Cauvery river water row.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Friday April 11, 2014
Turning the heat on former Prime Minister and JDS chief H D Deve Gowda, the ruling Congress in Karnataka has launched a full scale offensive to break his stranglehold over Hassan Lok Sabha constituency making it a bumpy ride for him in the Vokkaliga ...
Election 2014 | 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."
Election 2014 | 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.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 6, 2014
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today launched a scathing attack on opposition BJP over its "double-standard" attitude towards corruption and attempt to "divide the society on communal lines".
Election 2014 | 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.
Election 2014 | 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.