All 80 MLAs will be on our side, says Dinesh Gundu Rao

“If whip is violated, action will be taken in accordance with law. There is no second talk about it, but I’m confident that all 80 MLAs will be on our side,” said Congress’ Karnataka chief Dinesh Gundu Rao on Monday. Continue Reading

Karnataka govt increases petrol, diesel tax rates

The Congress-JDS government in Karnataka Friday increased tax rates on petrol and diesel to 32 per cent and 21 per cent, respectively, citing adverse impact on the state revenue collection due to continuous fall in the prices of crude oil in international market. Continue Reading

Karnataka minister makes ‘street dog’ jibe at BJP leaders

Karnataka Transport Minister and JDS leader D C Thamanna Friday took a jibe at BJP leaders using an analogy of street dogs while rebutting senior BJP lawmaker Umesh Katti’s claim that the Congress-JDS coalition government would collapse soon. Continue Reading