Satisfied with seat sharing arrangements with Congress: Gowda

JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda yesterday said he was totally satisfied with the seat sharing arrangements with the coalitions partner Congress and asked Rahul Gandhi to cool the reported resentment of some party MLAs over the matter to avoid political tension ahead of the coming Lok Sabha elections. Continue Reading

Karnataka Congress finalises list of names for 15 LS seats

The Election Committee of Karnataka Congress met yesterday and names for 15 out of 28 Lok Sabha seats were finalised, which will be submitted to the party’s screening committee for consideration. Continue Reading

Hegde targets Gundu Rao’s Muslim wife, lands in trouble

Union minister Ananth Kumar Hegde courted a slew of controversies since Sunday, after he remarked that the hand that touches a Hindu girl’s body should not be there. Continue Reading

Congress plays down opposition to ‘Rahul for PM’ pitch

The Congress Friday played down the opposition by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Left parties to DMK’s ‘Rahul Gandhi for Prime Minister’ call, saying they had only described the timing as inappropriate and accused the media of twisting the whole issue. Continue Reading

Can Stalin-Rahul carry forward Karunanidhi-Sonia bonhomie?

The baton of the DMK has been passed on to M K Stalin and the Congress, too, witnessed a leadership change late last year, with Rahul Gandhi being enthroned. Continue Reading