Kumaraswamy announces SIT probe into audio clip row

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today announced a comprehensive SIT probe to “bring out the truth” after an audio clip he released showed state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa in a purported conversation to lure a JD (S) MLA. Continue Reading

Four youngsters arrested for damaging stone pillars at Hampi

Four youngsters were arrested on Thursday for damaging a carved stone pillar at the UNESCO world heritage site at Hampi in Karnataka. The video of the incident went viral and it triggered statewide outrage. Continue Reading

Commit to growth of digital economy: Biocon chief to Congress

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, founder Biocon, during the Congress’s manifesto consultation meeting on IT and BT Economy, suggested to the party to commit itself to the growth of digital economy in the country and include it in its 2019 Lok Sabha poll manifesto. Continue Reading

JDS shouldn’t be treated as third grade citizen by Congress: HDK

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today said that Congress should not be treat JD(S) as a third grade citizen and must adopt give and take policy in order to put up a united fight against BJP. Continue Reading

BJP’s ‘Operation Lotus’ is real: Karnataka min

D K Shivakumar, Karnataka Water Resource minister, alleged on Sunday that three Congress MLAs were camping in a hotel in Mumbai along with some BJP leaders. He further said that the BJPs ‘Operation Lotus’ to topple the state’s coalition government was for real and that former chief minister Siddaramaiah and Congress state president Dinesh Gundu Rao were aware of the development. Continue Reading

Cash haul at Vidhana Soudh: BJP demands Puttaranga’s resignation

Opposition BJP in Karnataka on Sunday demanded Minister C Puttaranga Shetty’s resignation after huge amounts of cash was seized from a staffer who allegedly worked at his office at the state secretariat here. Continue Reading

Karnataka to revive controversial steel bridge project

The Karnataka government Tuesday decided to review and take up a multi-billion steel bridge project here, which it had scrapped owing to massive public protests in the city. Continue Reading

Violating coalition dharma will spell doom for Cong-JDS: Gowda

Supremo H D Deve Gowda Sunday said violation of coalition “dharma” by any one of the partners would only spell disaster for the Congress-JD(S) government in Karnataka as it would benefit the communal forces in the state. Continue Reading

No issues between Congress & JDS: Kumaraswamy

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy Friday ruled out any issues between the ruling coalition partners, the Congress and JD(S) even as voices of displeasure have emerged from his own party, the JD(S). Continue Reading