SC permits 2 independent Karnataka MLAs to withdraw plea

Though B S Yeddyurappa is said to be the frontrunner, suspense over who will be the next Chief Minister of Karnataka continued today too, with top guns of the BJP’s State unit holding discussion with the party’s national president Amit Shah today. Continue Reading

Let justice prevail

The Cauvery issue has once again come to centrestage, with the Tamilnadu government Monday seeking the Centre’s ‘urgent’ intervention on the Mekedatu reservoir row, saying Karnataka seeking environmental clearance for the project was in violation of an award of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal and an SC judgement. Continue Reading

Cauvery Water Regulation Committee to meet Thursday

With the Cauvery Water Regulation Committee meeting tomorrow in New Delhi, expectation is running high in Tamilnadu if Karnataka will be told to release water for the State from the river. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Oppn parties plan big for post-poll scenario 

With less than a week left for Lok Sabha election results to be declared, there is hectic action, especially in the Opposition camp. Leaders of regional parties are reportedly holding parleys behind doors to seize the opportunity in case of a fractured mandate.  Continue Reading

Stalin, Naidu, Rao, Mamata, Kejri, Gowda hog limelight ahead of results

With a section of psephologists and political experts predicting a fractured mandate in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, results of which will be known 23 May, all eyes are on the heads of regional parties due to two post-poll scenarios. Continue Reading

Sonia writes to meet allies 23 May, also invites parties not aligned with UPA

In a move aimed to strengthen Opposition unity, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi has written to all allies including non-UPA ones — namely the BJD, YSR Congress, TRS and TDP — inviting them for a meeting 23 May to discuss the road map for the future political course of action. Continue Reading

Four JD(S) workers from Karnataka killed in Lanka blasts

Four JD(S) workers from Karnataka, who were on a visit to Sri Lanka, have been killed in the multiple blasts in the island nation, according to Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy. Continue Reading