Karnataka accuses Centre of being anti-poor over the Drought relief funds

Accusing that the Centre had failed to release dues of Rs 1,697 crore under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme to the State, the Karnataka government Thursday accused the Centre of being anti-poor. Continue Reading

Will decide soon on quitting party, says Congress rebel MLA

“I have said what I had to yesterday and today, I will not say anything more in front of media. I’m firm on my stand.. you will have to wait for my result.. you will get good news in a few days,” said rebelling Congress MLA Ramesh Jarkiholi yesterday. Continue Reading

Karnataka raids: I-T dept seeks legal action against CM, Dy CM

Amidst the on going I-T raids at several political leaders’ residences in Karnataka, legal action has been sought by income tax department against the Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara and several other ministers of the ruling coalition government for allegedly intimidating tax officers. Continue Reading

Karnataka CM slams Amit Shah, asks BJP works to behave in public

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy slammed the BJP chief Amit Shah for his comments over the police action against those who allegedly raised pro-Modi slogans outside the Manyata Tech Park where Congress president Rahul was taking part in an event. Continue Reading

Nikhil Kumaraswamy to contest LS poll from Mandya

Amidst the growing ‘dynasty politics’ allegations against the JD(s) in Karnataka, former Prime Minister and the party’s supremo H D Deve Gowda yesterday announced that Nikhil, son of Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, would contest from Mandya for the Lok Sabha elections. Continue Reading

LS poll deal: Congress gets 20 seats, JD(S) 8

After weeks of speculation, the Congress and its coalition partner JD(S) finally sealed the seat-sharing deal yesterday with Congress getting 20 seats and JD(S) eight in the coming Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka. Continue Reading

JD(S) won’t be rigid on seat sharing demands: Gowda

“I have said 12 seats should be given to us, but I will also not be rigid in saying that they should give us 12,” said JD(S) supremo Deve Gowda yesterday indicating that his party would show flexibility in seat sharing talks with Congress for the coming Lok Sabha polls. Continue Reading

LS polls crucial not only for BJP, but also country: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah Thursday asserted that victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls was crucial not only for the party, but also for the country, as 55 years of Congress rule could not protect India. Continue Reading

Tejas aircraft given final operational clearance

Secretary Defence R&D and Chairman, Defence Research and Development Organisation, G Satheesh Reddy gave the Final Operational Clearance (FOC) to India’s Light Combat Aircraft Tejas MK I yesterday on the sidelines of 2019 Aero India air show.  Continue Reading