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After BJP's Big Rajya Sabha Win In Karnataka, Calls From PM Modi, Amit Shah

After BJP's Big Rajya Sabha Win In Karnataka, Calls From PM Modi, Amit Shah

Press Trust of India | Saturday June 11, 2022, Bengaluru

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah lauded Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai today for the BJP winning three Rajya Sabha seats in the biennial elections to four seats on Friday.

Karnataka Rajya Sabha: 3 Seats For BJP, 1 For Congress, None For Deve Gowda's JDS

Karnataka Rajya Sabha: 3 Seats For BJP, 1 For Congress, None For Deve Gowda's JDS

Edited by Debanish Achom | Friday June 10, 2022, Bengaluru

Karnataka Rajya Sabha elections 2022: HD Deve Gowda's Janata Dal (Secular), whose home base is Karnataka, did not win a single seat in the Rajya Sabha election from the state today.

Congress Workers Clash With Cops, Demand Pinarayi Vijayan's Resignation

Congress Workers Clash With Cops, Demand Pinarayi Vijayan's Resignation

Press Trust of India | Friday June 10, 2022, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala continued to witness protest marches and clashes with police by the opposition party activists on Friday, the third consecutive day, demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

"Because I Love Congress...": MLA On Cross-Voting In Karnataka

"Because I Love Congress...": MLA On Cross-Voting In Karnataka

NDTV News Desk | Friday June 10, 2022, Bengaluru

Srinivas Gowda was asked whom he voted for as he was leaving the assembly complex. "I voted Congress," he said. Asked why, he kept it brief, "Because I love it." He has said that he will quit the HD Kumaraswamy-led JD(S) and join the Congress.

Rajya Sabha Polls: HD Kumaraswamy Alleges "Horse-Trading" In Karnataka

Rajya Sabha Polls: HD Kumaraswamy Alleges "Horse-Trading" In Karnataka

Asian News International | Friday June 10, 2022, Bengaluru (Karnataka)

Janata Dal (Secular) chief HD Kumaraswamy on Friday alleged "horse-trading" in the Karnataka Rajya Sabha elections claiming that Congress leader Siddaramaiah was pressurising JDS MLAs to not vote for their own party but that of the candidate of the g

In Karnataka Rajya Sabha Race, Fourth Seat Fight Holds All The Suspense

In Karnataka Rajya Sabha Race, Fourth Seat Fight Holds All The Suspense

Reported by Sreeja M S, Edited by Arun Nair | Friday June 10, 2022, Bengaluru

Voting is underway in the Rajya Sabha polls for four seats from Karnataka, amid suspense over the fourth seat that has led to a heated contest between the two major opposition parties -- Congress and the Janata Dal (Secular). JD(S) chief HD Kumaraswa

Siddaramaiah Asks JD(S) MLAs For 'Conscience Vote' In Rajya Sabha Polls

Siddaramaiah Asks JD(S) MLAs For 'Conscience Vote' In Rajya Sabha Polls

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 09, 2022, Bengaluru

This comes after talks between the Congress and JD(S) to find some kind of a partnership aimed at defeating the ruling BJP in the contest for the fourth seat in the Rajya Sabha elections from Karnataka seems to have reached a deadlock.

Siddaramaiah Says Will Hit Streets If Textbook Revisions Not Rolled Back In Karnataka

Siddaramaiah Says Will Hit Streets If Textbook Revisions Not Rolled Back In Karnataka

Asian News International | Thursday June 09, 2022, Bengaluru

The Karnataka government, earlier this month, announced the dissolution of the state textbook review committee. The move came amid controversy over textbook revisions.

Kerala Gold Smuggling Accused Seeks Anticipatory Bail In Conspiracy Case

Kerala Gold Smuggling Accused Seeks Anticipatory Bail In Conspiracy Case

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 09, 2022, Kochi

Swapna Suresh, a key accused in the sensational gold smuggling in the diplomatic bags case, and co-accused Sarith P S on Thursday moved the Kerala High Court seeking anticipatory bail in the case lodged by police.

Moved MLAs To Resort Due To Congress's Dirty Politics: HD Kumaraswamy

Moved MLAs To Resort Due To Congress's Dirty Politics: HD Kumaraswamy

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Thursday June 09, 2022, New Delhi

45 votes are needed to win in the Rajya Sabha polls. The BJP can comfortably win two seats and the Congress one based on their current strength.

"Not First Time": Kerala Minister As Gold Smuggling Accused Names Chief Minister

"Not First Time": Kerala Minister As Gold Smuggling Accused Names Chief Minister

Asian News International | Wednesday June 08, 2022, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Tourism Minister PA Mohammed Riyas on Wednesday said that it was not the first time that Swapna Suresh, an accused in the Kerala Gold smuggling case had made allegations against Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

"Political Agenda": Kerala Chief Minister Slams 'Fake' Gold Smuggling Allegations

"Political Agenda": Kerala Chief Minister Slams 'Fake' Gold Smuggling Allegations

Asian News International | Wednesday June 08, 2022, Thiruvananthapuram

Swapna Suresh had on Tuesday revealed that she has declared in court about the involvement of Pinarayi Vijayan, his wife and daughter in the 2020 gold smuggling case.

Telangana BJP MLA Raja Singh Charged For Hurting Religious Sentiments

Telangana BJP MLA Raja Singh Charged For Hurting Religious Sentiments

Asian News International | Wednesday June 08, 2022, Hyderabad

Hyderabad Police registered a case against Telangana BJP MLA Raja Singh for allegedly hurting the religious beliefs of a particular community through his defamatory remarks.

Kerala Gold Smuggling Accused Claims Her Colleague Has Been Kidnapped

Kerala Gold Smuggling Accused Claims Her Colleague Has Been Kidnapped

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 08, 2022, Palakkad

The prime accused in the sensational gold smuggling in diplomatic bags case was on Wednesday morning allegedly forcibly taken away from the residence of Swapna Suresh, another accused in the case.

Rights Body Summons Senior Cop In Kerala Hate Slogans Case

Rights Body Summons Senior Cop In Kerala Hate Slogans Case

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 08, 2022, New Delhi

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has summoned the Alappuzha Superintendent of Police to appear before it next week over a minor child allegedly raising provocative slogans at a rally in Kerala.