Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Thursday January 12, 2017
The Bengaluru police has said that a concert by Grammy Award-winning DJ and music producer David Guetta in the city tonight has not been cancelled, only postponed. But the organisers say they were told to call it off because the police could not deploy enough manpower as the date clashed with Agricultural Produce Market Committee elections in the a...
Press Trust of India | Monday August 1, 2016
Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) and Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) are not having their elections on scheduled date after Supreme Court-appointed panel sent a letter to BCCI to intimate associations that all state unit elections to be put on hold
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma (With inputs from PTI) | Sunday June 19, 2016
Siddaramaiah-led Karnataka government in a major revamp today dropped 14 ministers from its cabinet while inducting 13 new at a ceremony in Bengaluru's Raj Bhavan. The new-look team will lead the ruling Congress into the Assembly elections due in less than two years.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 14, 2016
An FIR has been filed against JD(S) legislator Mallikarjun Khuba, who in a sting operation was purportedly seen negotiating a money deal in exchange for votes ahead of the June 11 biennial elections to four Rajya Sabha seats from Karnataka.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 12, 2016
Cracking the whip, JD(S) today suspended its eight rebel legislators who voted against its official candidate and supported Congress in the biennial elections to fill four Rajya Sabha seats from Karnataka.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 12, 2016
The ruling Congress today won three seats and the opposition BJP one seat in the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka.
Karnataka News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 11, 2016
The ruling Congress won four seats, while the opposition BJP secured two and JD-S one in biennial elections to the 75-member Karnataka Legislative Council in Bengaluru today, the state election commission said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 10, 2016
A down-to-the-wire contest is likely in some of the seats in the high-stakes Rajya Sabha elections in seven states tomorrow, especially in Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Haryana, where the fate of candidates including senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal and senior lawyer RK Anand will be decided.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 10, 2016
Playing for high stakes, ruling Congress in Karnataka has pulled out all stops for winning the third seat, while JDS battle dissidence in the biennial Rajya Sabha elections to be held tomorrow with allegations of cash for votes flying thick and fast.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Saturday June 11, 2016
Elections for 57 Rajya Sabha seats in 15 states will take place today and with a contest in seven states, political parties are in a last minute scramble to ensure they get their numbers right.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 10, 2016
Rajya Sabha elections to four seats in Karnataka on June 11 will go ahead as scheduled with the Election Commission today deciding against cancelling the polls, saying money power has not vitiated the process so much to warrant such a step even as it asked the CBI to probe the matter in detail.
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma | Monday June 6, 2016
It's being called the Game of Thrones, Karnataka version. Five days before Rajya Sabha elections in the state, the ruling Congress has been accused of sponsoring a trip to Mumbai for 14 Independent lawmakers in the state to ensure that they vote for its candidate.
India News | Written by Ketki Angre | Sunday June 5, 2016
It will be smooth sailing for ministers like Suresh Prabhu, Piyush Goyal, Vinay Sahasrabuddhe and former union minister P Chidambaram but there's a contest on the cards in at least six states like Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Karnataka and Haryana.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 4, 2016
A political slugfest erupted in Karnataka yesterday over a "sting operation" that purportedly showed legislators negotiating a money deal in exchange for their votes in the biennial elections to four Rajya Sabha seats from the state.
India News | Written by Maya Sharma (With inputs from Manas Singh and Nehal Kidwai) | Wednesday June 1, 2016
Today is the last day for filing nominations for the Rajya Sabha seats for which elections will be held on June 11. In Karnataka, as always, the main parties are hoping to push their candidates through - sometimes with a little help from independents or even members of another party.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 31, 2016
Keen to shed the "outsider" tag, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today promised to learn Kannada and protect interest of Karnataka, as she filed her nomination for the June 11 biennial elections to fill four Rajya Sabha seats from the state.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 30, 2016
Three Congress candidates, including former Union ministers Jairam Ramesh and Oscar Fernandes, today filed their nominations for the biennial elections to fill four Rajya Sabha seats from Karnataka.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 28, 2016
Former finance minister P Chidambaram is Congress nominee from Maharashtra for the biennial elections to Rajya Sabha while senior leaders Kapil Sibal and Jairam Ramesh have been named from Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka respectively.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Written by Suparna Singh | Friday May 20, 2016
The Congress picked up the pace of its collapse considerably today, with huge defeats in Kerala and Assam; it now retains charge of just one major state- Karnataka.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Sunday April 10, 2016
The Congress today made a scathing attack on the BJP for its selection of new chiefs for states like Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 23, 2016
Ruling Congress today edged ahead of BJP in the in Taluk and Zilla Panchayat elections in Karnataka, where polls were held in two phases.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 16, 2016
Buoyed by National Democratic Alliance (NDA) constituents' win in seven of the 12 bypolls whose results were declared today, BJP claimed people have shown their preference for its developmental politics over "vote-bank politics" of Congress and Samajwadi Party (SP) governments.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 31, 2015
In what was seen as a crucial test for Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Congress has managed to win 13 seats leaving behind BJP and JD(S) in the biennial elections for 25 seats of Karnataka Legislative Council from local authorities constituencies.
Karnataka News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday December 30, 2015
The ruling Congress led in 13 of the 25 Karnataka legislative council seats for which elections were held and counting of votes was in progress today.
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma | Thursday December 31, 2015
Voting for 25 seats of the Legislative Council or Upper House of the Karnataka Assembly was held in the state on Sunday. A total of 125 candidates contested for the seats with maximum fielded by the three major parties in fray, the ruling Congress, the BJP and the Janata Dal (Secular).
Bangalore News | Wednesday September 9, 2015
Ahead of the election for the Bengaluru Mayor this Friday, numbers are being calculated to see if the ruling party in the state, the Congress, can combine with the Janata Dal (Secular) to defeat the BJP which won more corporation seats.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Pandey | Tuesday August 25, 2015
In Congress-ruled Karnataka, capital Bengaluru has picked the BJP again to fix its chronic civic problems, handing the party a majority in the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike or BBMP, that it has controlled for the last five years.
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Saturday August 22, 2015
Voting for Bengaluru's municipal body known as the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike or BBMP ended today with less than 50 per cent voter turnout, underscoring once again the city's apathy to polls.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Saturday August 22, 2015
Bengaluru is voting today to elect its civic body, amid major concerns of traffic and cleanliness faced by its residents, in a high-prestige political battle. Till 12 noon, just 11 per cent of the electorate had come out to vote.
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Thursday August 20, 2015
With the municipal elections due this Saturday, the residents of Bengaluru are thinking more than usual about the civic challenges faced by the city. A garden city that first turned into the country's IT capital, became a pensioner's paradise, and is now a startup town.