December 03, 2019 4:33 pm
Sitting MLA Basavaraj Byrathi, a close aide of former CM Siddaramaiah, had won the seat in 2013 and 2018 by a margin of over 32,000 and 24,000 votes, respectively. He joined the BJP earlier this year.
November 13, 2019 7:18 pm
Few disqualified MLAs along with Ashwath Narayan met B L Santosh, BJP National General Secretary (Organisation), in New Delhi after the verdict.
August 31, 2019 7:42 pm
A police probe into the surveillance allegations had revealed two weeks earlier that phones of several politicians, bureaucrats and journalists were tapped in recent months during the tenure of former chief minister Kumaraswamy.
August 03, 2019 7:54 pm
"I'm observing where today's politics is going. It's not for good people, it's about caste infatuation. Don't bring in my family. I'm done. Let me live in peace. I don't have to continue in politics. I did good when I was in power. I want space in people's heart," Kumaraswamy said.
August 01, 2019 9:46 pm
The leaders who have approached the apex court are Prathap Gouda Patil, BC Patil, Shivaram Hebbar, ST Somashekar, Byrathi Basavaraj and Munirathna. They have sought direction for quashing and setting aside the order of the Speaker rejecting the resignations tendered by them.
July 27, 2019 2:21 am
“The BJP is synonymous with stability. So wherever you go, you bring stability,” JP Nadda said when The Indian Express asked him whether the party could ensure stability.
June 07, 2019 3:53 pm
In an indication of lack of trust between coalition partners the JD(S) and the Congress, a viral video purportedly showed Nikhil Kumaraswamy asking JD(S) workers to prepare themselves for assembly poll, saying one doesn't know when it would come.
June 06, 2019 6:46 pm
In the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, the coalition partners could win only one seat each from Bengaluru Rural and Hassan, with BJP managed to capture 25 of the 28 seats in the state.
May 30, 2019 10:27 pm
The JD(U), which is headed by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, was not a part of the first Modi government as well. It had allied with the saffron party in 2017 but had not joined the government.
May 29, 2019 5:03 pm
Buoyed by the landslide win in the Lok Sabha polls in the state, the BJP, which is the single-largest party in the 224-member Karnataka Assembly with 105 MLAs, is eyeing to capture power amid reports of rift between the coalition partners.