Karnataka

  • BJP Wants Popular Front Of India Banned, Karnataka Government Says No
    With just months to go before the assembly elections in Karnataka, the opposition BJP has renewed its demand for a ban on the Popular Front of India (PFI), an organisation it has blamed for murders of BJP and RSS workers in the state.
  • "Children Make Mistakes": Karnataka Congress MLA On Son Accused Of Assault
    NA Haris, the Congress lawmaker in Karnataka accused of trying to protect his son from arrest for assaulting a young man at a cafe in Bengaluru, put out a public apology today and said: "Children make mistakes...we cannot disown or abandon them."
  • Drone Crashes Into Farmer's Field In Karnataka During Trial
    A video has emerged that shows a small drone or an unmanned aerial vehicle that crashed during a trial in a farmer's field near Chitradurga in Karnataka, about 200 km from Bengaluru. The drone belongs to the state-owned Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The organisation said the vehicle lost contact on approach yesterday and landed outside the boundary of its campus nearby. No one has been injured.
  • Congress MLA's Son, Accused Of Thrashing Man In Bengaluru, Sent To Jail
    A court on Wednesday sent Mohammad Nalapad, 24, son of ruling Congress legislator NA Haris, to 14 days judicial custody for allegedly assaulting a youth brutally at a cafe in Bengaluru last week, police said.
  • Another Attack On BJP Workers In Karnataka, Party Blames Congress
    A group of BJP workers returning from an event addressed by party president Amit Shah in Karnataka, was attacked, allegedly by Congress workers. Sharing the images of the injured workers, the party said they had been attacked on Tuesday. The BJP has been alleging that its workers are routinely targetted by members of the state's ruling Congress and so far over 20 members of party and its ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh have been killed.
  • Rahul Gandhi To Campaign In Karnataka For 3 Days From February 24
    Congress president Rahul Gandhi will resume his campaign in Karnataka on February 24 for the Assembly elections.
  • In <i>"Bachcha"</i> Dig At Rahul Gandhi, Yeddyurappa Says BJP Will Win Karnataka
    BS Yeddyurappa, the BJP's top leader in Karnataka, today described 47-year-old Congress president Rahul Gandhi as a "bachcha (child)," suggesting that his lack of age and experience will help the BJP get a big win in the state assembly elections now months away.
  • Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Hits Back At PM Modi For 'Commission' Remark
    Stung by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "10 per cent commission" jibe against his government, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said PM Modi was, in fact, a facilitator of corruption.
  • Congress Leader Accused Of Sprinkling Petrol In Office. Caught On Video
    Congress leader Narayanaswamy is seen sprinkling what could be petrol inside a government office in Bengaluru and threatening an officer in a video that has embarrassed the ruling party at a time it is facing condemnation over a lawmaker's son beating up an injured man.
  • PM Modi, Amit Shah Raise Political Pitch In Karnataka Ahead of Elections
    The assembly elections in Karnataka barely months away, the BJP has started a high-profile campaign in the state, spear-headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah. On Sunday, as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in the national capital, PM Modi had landed in Chief Minister Siddarmaiah's home turf Mysuru with a number of engagements. Before he left on Monday, Amit Shah landed in the state on a two-day visit.
  • Live: Do You Need A Government Of Commission Or Government Of Mission, Asks PM Modi
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Mysore, Karnataka, today where he commissioned the 140-km fully-electrified Bengaluru-Mysuru rail tracks and flag off the Humsafar Express train from Mysuru.
  • Congress MLA's Son, Accused Of Thrashing Man In Bengaluru, Surrenders
    Karnataka Congress lawmaker's son Mohammad Harris Nalapad, who is accused of beating up an injured man at a restaurant on Saturday, has surrendered today. The police said he came to Bengaluru's Cubbon Park police station this morning and surrendered.
  • Amit Shah On 3-Day Karnataka Tour From Tomorrow
    BJP chief Amit Shah will be on a three-day tour of poll-bound Karnataka from tomorrow during which he will attend a number of events and hold public meetings, according to a party statement.
  • In Bengaluru, Congress Lawmaker's Son Accused Of Thrashing Injured Man
    The son of a Congress legislator in Karnataka has been accused of severely thrashing a man at an upscale restaurant in Bengaluru after an argument. Pictures of the 24-year-old man, eyes swollen shut and blood splattered on his shirt, sitting on a hospital bed, has evoked outrage on social media and in civil society.
  • As Karnataka Gets More Of Cauvery, Farmers Call It "Fair Judgement"
    Farmers in Mandya in the Cauvery delta region of Karnataka are celebrating after the Supreme Court announced on Friday that the state will get 14.75 TMC or thousand million cubic feet more water in addition to the 270 TMC awarded by the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT) in 2007. Bengaluru will also get more water to meet its drinking water needs.

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