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Tuesday, August 09, 2022



Rajya Sabha polls: Sidelined and disgruntled, the two JD(S) MLAs who defied party diktat

June 11, 2022 3:27 pm

While Gubbi legislator S R Srinivas voted for the BJP’s third candidate, Kolar MLA K Srinivasa Gowda said he voted for Congress ‘because I love it’.

I voted Congress, because I love it, says JD(S) MLA on Rajya Sabha polls

June 10, 2022 1:46 pm

While the Congress has fielded former Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh and Mansoor Ali Khan, JD(S) has nominated real estate baron D Kupendra Reddy.

BJP & Congress want to "finish off" JD(S), alleges H D Kumaraswamy

May 10, 2022 4:13 pm

Hitting out at those accusing JD(S) of "family politics", he claimed that his father H D Deve Gowda, the former Prime Minister and other members of the family, have taken several "risks" for the survival of the regional party.

Aiming big for 2023 Karnataka polls, JD(S) pins hopes on hung verdict, kingmaker role

May 06, 2022 4:56 pm

The JD(S)’s key poll strategy is to project itself as a protector of the land, water resources, language and cultural rights of the Karnataka people while portraying the national parties – the ruling BJP and the principal Opposition Congress – as “hurdles” to the assertion of their local identities and rights.

Newsmaker | JD(S) to Congress and back again, Ibrahim says, 'My high command is now accessible to me'

April 20, 2022 7:07 am

After a nearly 14-year tenure in Congress the final straw for C M Ibrahim was a high command decision in Jan, 2022 to overlook him and his seniority while picking a new leader in the legislative council

Man who accused Karnataka minister of graft found dead: Congress, JDS demand Eshwarappa's sacking, arrest

April 12, 2022 9:32 pm

Santhosh Patil, a contractor and BJP member, was found dead at a hotel in Udupi on Tuesday.

BJP, Cong are equal enemies of JD(S), says H D Kumaraswamy

December 06, 2021 8:38 pm

Stating that he would reveal JD(S)' stand on Yediyurappa's request for support to BJP candidates in the seats, where the regional party is not contesting, the former Chief Minister said there has been no official request in this regard from the saffron party itself.

Explained: What recent bypoll results mean for the three key parties in Karnataka

November 05, 2021 10:09 am

Karnataka bypolls: Although the BJP's campaign in Hanagal was unprecedented, BJP candidate Shivaraj Sajjanar could not win the seat on account of localised disconnect between the BJP, its candidate and the electorate.

2023 assembly election in Karnataka will be my last: H D Kumaraswamy

October 12, 2021 9:20 pm

JD(S) has already announced "mission 123" (winning 123 seats in the 224 member assembly) to bring the party to power, after the 2023 assembly polls.

JD(S) plans to field women candidates in 30-35 seats in 2023 assembly polls: Kumaraswamy

September 30, 2021 11:45 am

Speaking to reporters in Bengaluru, JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy said it is the desire of party patriarch H D Deve Gowda to field about 30-35 women candidates.


Karnataka Election Results 2018: Congress offers support to JD(S) to form government

May 15, 2018 5:15 pm

Even though most exit polls predicted a hung assembly, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to form the government in Karnataka with a simple majority, handing out a severe drubbing to the ruling Congress and relegating the Janata Dal (Secular) to the third spot.