Bangalore News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 31, 2015
Maintaining suspense over his party's move, Janata Dal (Secular) chief HD Deve Gowda today made it clear that he is in no hurry or 'anxious' to take a call on the issue of extending support either to the ruling Congress or BJP to take control of the city civic body.
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 Aashna Harjani | Friday August 21, 2015
Residents of the Garden City were in for a visual treat on Wednesday afternoon. Lotus flowers blossomed across a section of Bengaluru's dirt-ridden old airport road.
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.
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Thursday August 20, 2015
With familiar-sounding promises to clear out the garbage on streets, fix traffic jams, mend potholes and clean up filthy lakes, aspirants for the Bengaluru civic polls have jumped into the fray. Their first task at hand? Raise the offensive on opponents.
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.
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Thursday June 25, 2015
The Election Commission in Bengaluru has announced the schedule for the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike or BBMP elections. The polls will be held on July 28 and the counting of votes on July 31.
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Friday April 24, 2015
The Karnataka High Court today granted more time to the state government for conducting the civic polls in Bengaluru, after the ruling Congress sought more time to implement a proposed trifurcation of the city corporation for better civic management.
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.
Assembly | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 20, 2014
The Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen or MIM, which made an impressive debut in the Maharashtra elections, will now focus on Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and other states, said party president Asaduddin Owaisi.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 14, 2014
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray today said that the boundary row between Maharashtra and Karnataka is an issue which could probably never be resolved.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
A high turnout on Thursday marked the by-polls to 18 assembly seats in four states in the first major test of strength for BJP since the Lok Sabha polls and an acid test for the new alliance of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad and Janata Dal (United) or JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar in Bihar.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday July 28, 2014
The border town of Belgaum in Karnataka is tense after a board put up by villagers revived a decades-old dispute with neighbouring Maharashtra.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 7, 2014
BJP's Prabhakar Kore today filed his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka, which goes to polls on June 19.
Elections News | NDTV.com | Wednesday May 14, 2014
The BJP looks set to grab 16 of the 28 seats in Karnataka in the general elections, the NDTV exit poll shows.
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 state to consolidate his position in the party.
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 | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 20, 2014
Continuing her tirade against BJP and its leader Narendra Modi, AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa today slammed their approach over the Cauvery issue involving upper riparian state Karnataka as she criticised her Gujarat counterpart over his comments on the fishermen issue.
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 electoral politics by entering the race for the Lok Sabha polls from Amritsar.
Elections News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday September 23, 2015
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 58.81 per cent.
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 | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 17, 2014
Around 26 per cent of the 4.62 crore electorate have exercised their franchise till around noon in the single-phase polls today in Karnataka