BJP gained power through backdoor, slams Karnataka CLP chief

After the H D Kumaraswamy led government in Karnataka collapsed after losing the confidence vote, Congress chief Siddaramaiah said the BJP gained access to power through the backdoor. Continue Reading

JDS-Congress coalition loses trust vote; Kumaraswamy govt falls

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy’s 14-month-old government ended yesterday after the Congress-JDS coalition failed in the confidence vote, ending a 3-week-long tussle struggle for power. Continue Reading

Karnataka govt defies Guv’s deadline, assembly adjourned till Monday

The Karnataka ruling government ignored Governor’s deadline for the second time yesterday as the assembly was adjourned till Monday. Speaker Ramesh Kumar adjourned the assembly saying that the motion of confidence would be concluded on Monday and there that it wont be prolonged further. Continue Reading

Karnataka govt takes a dig at Fin Min’s Basaveshwara references

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting the Union Budget yesterday said the central government followed 12th century social reformer Lord Basveshwara’s teachings, especially the principles of Kayaka and Dasoha.  Continue Reading

Power station workers block Karnataka CM’s convoy, HDK loses cool

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy yesterday lost his cool when employees of the Yermarus Thermal Power Station (YTPS) in Raichur district blocked his convoy to submit a list of their grievances. Continue Reading

BJP protests against JSW land sale, begins 2-day sit in

The BJP Friday started its two-day round-the-clock sit-in here protesting the sale of 3,667 acres of land to JSW Steel at a throwaway price and governments insensitivity to the victims of an alleged ponzi scheme fraud besides the prevailing drought situation. Continue Reading

Karnataka BJP to hold protest against govt over drought situation

Yeddyurappa would be visiting Badami, Hungund, Koppal, Lingasugur, Yadgir and Gurmitkal among others to understand the drought situation and to meet officials to collect information on water availability, fodder and work being undertaken under MNREGA. Continue Reading

Monsoon worries: Karnataka govt to take up cloud seeding

Cloud seeding used to be done by August earlier and by the time the monsoon would have almost ended, but the government has decided to go for the process at the onset of the monsoon this time around. Continue Reading