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 | 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 58.81 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
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 | NDTV.com | Saturday April 12, 2014
In Karnataka, opinion polls predict a neck-and-neck battle between the BJP and the Congress, with each party likely to get 13 seats.
Elections News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 9, 2014
The Congress is married to corruption, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said on Tuesday as he addressed election rallies in Karnataka and Kerala.
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 | Sunday April 6, 2014
Dismissing any "Modi wave" in the country, AAP candidate from Bangalore Central constituency and former Infosys director V Balakrishnan today labelled both Congress and BJP as "corrupt" and said they have no intention to change the style of governance.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 31, 2014
Platitudes notwithstanding, political parties are chary when it comes to giving representation to women in polls with the BJP fielding just one woman in the Lok Sabha elections in Karnataka and the Congress giving tickets to two women.
Elections News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 26, 2014
Nearly 560 candidates representing various political parties and Independents have filed nominations for the Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka, a senior election official said on Wednesday.