Modi’s presence could have been bad omen for ISRO moon mission: HDK

Former Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy stoked a major controversy yesterday by suggesting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s presence at the ISRO headquarters on 6 September could have proved a ‘bad omen’ as the soft landing of moon lander Vikram failed. Continue Reading

Kumaraswamy treated me as an enemy: Siddaramaiah

Former Karnataka Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah has targeted his alliance partner and former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, blaming the latter for the collapse of the Janata Dal Secular (JDS)-Congress government. Continue Reading

Siddaramaiah, Deve Gowda trade barbs over coalition govt’s fall

A month after the collapse of the H D Kumaraswamy-led coalition government in Karnataka, a political slug fest has erupted between JD(S) patriarch H D Deve Gowda and Congress Legislature Party Leader Siddaramaiah with each holding the other responsible for it. Continue Reading

Gowda targets Siddaramaiah over collapse of Karnataka’s coalition govt

Once again targeting Siddaramaiah for the collapse of the Congress-JDS coalition government in Karnataka, Gowda said some Congress leaders could not see Kumaraswamy as the CM and so wanted to topple the government. Continue Reading

Rain: Death toll rises to 163 in Kerala, Karnataka

Around six lakh people have been housed in over 2,000 relief camps in the two States. A Kerala government update at 5pm said 102 people lost their lives across the state in floods and landslides, triggered by the second spell of monsoon, since 8 August. Continue Reading

Karnataka Speaker disqualifies 14 rebel MLAs

In a major development, Karnataka Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar today disqualified 14 rebel Congress-JDS legislators, who had earlier resigned from the Assembly, a day ahead of the trust vote scheduled to be held on Monday. Continue Reading