Must-Win Election for Jayalalithaa Ends
Jun 27, 2015
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 24, 2015
A central team is being sent to Karnataka soon to assess the drought situation there, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told an all-party delegation from the state led by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah which raised the matter along with a number of other issues.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday August 24, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has slammed the Karnataka government for filing appeal in the Supreme Court against her acquittal in the disproportionate assets case. She had said there was no mathematical error in the High court judgment acquitting her.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 23, 2015
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will lead an all-party delegation to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow, seeking Centre's relief to mitigate farmers' issues and also request his intervention in resolving the inter-state Mahadayi river dispute.
Karnataka News | Maya Sharma | Saturday August 15, 2015
The issue of farmer suicides in Karnataka made its way into the Independence Day speech of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. The state government has been criticised for its response to the deaths which spiked to more than 180 in the month of July alone.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 14, 2015
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said people of the state have deep emotional connect with residents of Marathi-speaking areas in adjoining Karnataka and their fight for a merger will continue till the goal is achieved.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday August 13, 2015
The Tamil Nadu Assembly session will begin from August 24, and it will also be chief minister, J Jayalalithaas first session after taking over the reins in May this year after a gap of eight months, after she was acquitted in a disproportionate assets case by the Karnataka High Court.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 8, 2015
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today accused his Tamil Nadu counterpart of "politicising" the Mekedatu dam project across river Cauvery and reaffirmed his government's commitment to go ahead with the project.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 5, 2015
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said he will lead an all-party delegation to the Prime Minister to seek more relief funds in the wake of farmer suicides, unseasonal rains and drought like situation in certain parts of the state.
Tamil Nadu News | Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Monday July 27, 2015
The Supreme Court has issued notice to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa after Karnataka's appeal against her acquittal in a corruption case.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 24, 2015
Angry with repeated disruptions in the assembly, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah flung a copy of the budget into the well of the House today. The ruling Congress and opposition, BJP were involved in heated arguments over the alleged cut in funding of centrally sponsored schemes.
Karnataka News | Maya Sharma | Monday July 20, 2015
With farmer suicides in Karnataka on the rise, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah met some of the debt-ridden families of those who had killed themselves on Sunday and offered financial help.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today took a leaf out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's book on "Mann ki baat" to reach out to peasants through radio, assuring them the government was with them in their distress.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 15, 2015
Asian Paints President (International) Jalaj Dani, who met Chief Minister Siddaramaiah here, thanked the government for its cooperation for setting up a unit at Thandya Industrial area, Nanjanagud Taluk in Mysuru District, according to an official release.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
A record turnout of voters marked the bypoll to RK Nagar Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu, from where Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is seeking re-election after her acquittal in a graft case, while high voting was recorded in five other assembly bypolls spread across as many states.
Tamil Nadu News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 28, 2015
An assembly by-election here that AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa must win to remain the Tamil Nadu chief minister ended today evening with tens of thousands voting.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 27, 2015
Voters of RK Nagar Assembly constituency, from where Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is seeking re-election post her acquittal in a wealth case, turned up in good numbers today to cast their votes, with 35.5 per cent voting recorded till noon.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan and Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday June 23, 2015
J Jayalalithaa, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, was wrongly found innocent in a corruption case, the Karnataka government said today in the Supreme Court, where it has challenged her acquittal, describing it as a "farce."
India News | Written by Maya Sharma (With inputs from PTI) | Saturday June 6, 2015
The Karnataka government is sending over a bill of more than Rs. 5.11 crore to neighbour Tamil Nadu soon. This is just the expenses of their law department that has been spent on conducting the trial of Chief Minister, J Jayalalithaa, and three others in a corruption case over the last 12 years.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday June 5, 2015
The Karnataka government is sending over a bill of more than Rs. 5.11 crore to neighbour Tamil Nadu soon. That is what it has spent on conducting the trial of Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and three others in a corruption case over the last 12 years.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 2, 2015
Dubbing the Karnataka government's decision to appeal in the Supreme Court against the verdict acquitting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in an assets case as "shameful," the ruling AIADMK today asserted that its chief will again prove her innocence.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 1, 2015
John Michael Cunha, the Special Judge of the trial court who convicted Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in a disproportionate assets case, was on Monday appointed as the Registrar General of the state High Court by the Karnataka government.
India News | Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Monday June 1, 2015
The Congress government in Karnataka has decided to appeal against the High Court verdict acquitting J Jayalalithaa in a corruption case, which cleared the way for her comeback as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister last week.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 30, 2015
Karnataka government would take a call "as early as possible" on "merits" on the issue of filing an appeal against acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case, State Law Minister TB Jayachandra said today.
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma | Tuesday May 26, 2015
The Karnataka government has decided to hand over the investigation into a lottery scam in the state from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).