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

BJP using I-T officials as its agents, alleges Kumaraswamy

Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections in Karnataka, which are scheduled to be held in two phases on 18 and 23 April, the chief minister H D Kumaraswamy raised fears that CRPF personnel have been deployed in the State to carry out raids in Congress and JD(S) members’ houses. Continue Reading

BJP files complaint against Kumaraswamy over the audio clip row

The Karnataka BJP on Sunday filed a complaint with the Vidhana Soudha police station that the audio clip released by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy was fabricated, created and truncated. Continue Reading

Karnataka CM watches son’s movie trailer amid political crisis

Even as Karnataka is facing a political crisis ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy took time off to watch the trailer of his son’s movie ‘Kurukshetra.’ Continue Reading

Audio-clip triggers allegations of bid to topple Karnataka govt

An audio-clip containing a purported conversation between a confidant of a former Ballari BJP MP and a Dubai-based businessman has triggered allegations of attempts being made by the saffron party to topple the Congress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka. Continue Reading

Karnataka CM defends his govt’s performance

Lashing out at the BJP for criticising his government’s performance, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy Tuesday said the ruling coalition will hold its performance to the party chief Yeddyurappa’s “face,” during the winter session of the assembly from 10 December. Continue Reading

Karnataka seeks drought relief for affected farmers

In the face of severe drought and crop loss due to floods in large parts of the state, the Karnataka government Monday sought immediate release of Rs 2,434 crore from the National Disaster Response Fund for affected farmers. Continue Reading