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Karnataka crisis: BJP's Yeddyurappa says Congress-JDS govt need not worry, won't destabilise them

On Friday, four Congress lawmakers gave the crucial party meeting a skip, without giving any reason for their absence. The CLP meet was called as a show of strength in a counter to an alleged bid by the BJP to topple the coalition government in Karnataka.

Karnataka: As more Congress MLAs return, all eyes on party meet today

In letters sent to all the party MLAs, Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader and former chief minister Siddaramaiah has said that any absence “will be viewed seriously and it will be considered that you have voluntarily decided to leave the primary membership of the Indian National Congress’’.


Not keen to topple Karnataka govt before LS polls unless there’s open revolt: BJP leaders

According to BJP leaders, the party’s central leadership did not back any attempts at poaching legislators as it will show the party in poor light ahead of Lok Sabha polls. They also pointed out that this can give the party an opportunity to expose “unsuccessful” experiments at forming coalitions.

Karnataka polls: BJP spending three times that of Congress

The BJP spent over Rs 122 crore as against Rs 34 crore spent by the Congress.

Karnataka political crisis: One missing Congress MLA returns, 2 ‘on their way’

Mallikarjun Kharge accused the BJP of “trying to create fear among MLAs." The BJP said the crisis was a creation of the Congress itself.

Shadow games

The bickering in Karnataka is poor advertisement for coalition governments ahead of the general election


Karnataka on boil: 2 MLAs withdraw support, Kumaraswamy says no threat to his govt

The withdrawal of support is unlikely to destabilise the Congress-JDS alliance unless at least 11 MLAs from the ruling combine resign as well to reduce the coalition to a minority government.

Horse trading charges erupt in Karnataka again, Kumaraswamy says no threat to govt

Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa clarified that BJP MLAs were in New Delhi to discuss the strategy for Lok Sabha polls and the party was not indulging in any "resort politics".

On Modi's 'lollipop to farmers' remark, Siddaramaiah asks 'what pop have you given'

Alleging that Modi and his government were against the agriculture sector, he questioned their contribution to the farming community. "Ok we have given lollipop, what pop has he given? What has he given?" Siddaramaiah asked.

Congress promised loan waivers to farmers, gave lollipops: PM Modi in Ghazipur

Taking a jibe at the opposition party, Modi said Congress is a factory of lollipops and can't be trusted. On Friday also, he had attacked the party on not meeting the loan waiver promises in Karnataka and termed it as a 'big joke' with the farmers.

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Karnataka Election 2018 through EP Unny's cartoons

The high-voltage Karnataka assembly elections are over. EP Unny captures the different moods of the campaign through his cartoons. Let's have a look at some of them.

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

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.


Karnataka elections 2018: High-voltage poll campaigning ends, voting on May 12

The high-pitched election campaign for the Karnataka Assembly polls concluded at 5 pm on May 10 as political parties held multiple rallies in their last attempt to woo voters.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka end 15-year title drought

Karnataka end 15-year title drought to claim seventh Ranji Trophy with outright win over Maharashtra in final.

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Kannur International Airport Set to Take Flight

Kannur International Airport (KIAL), the fourth in Kerala, will be dedicated to the nation on December 9. The airport will offer better access to travellers from north Kerala and parts of Karnataka like Coorg.

RSS to ABVP to BJP, Ananth Kumar stayed relevant from Vajpayee’s party to Modi’s cabinet

Ananth Kumar passed away on Monday morning due to pancreatic cancer. Through the years, he has managed to be one of the men that found a place in Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s cabinet in NDA-I to NDA-II under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


Man throws paper bag at Karnataka CM protesting caste bias

Bengaluru, Feb 21 (ANI): A man threw a paper bag at Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah during a function at Ravindra Kalakshetra, protesting caste bias on Sunday. The man was arrested immediately after the incident. The security officials present at the spot found that the paper bag was filled with chocolates.

Belgaum: One dead, several injured in LPG cylinder blast

Karnataka, Feb 16 (ANI): At least one person was killed and several others injured after a LPG cylinder went off in Belgaum district of Karnataka on Tuesday. Fire tenders have rushed to the spot to douse the flame.


Mysuru is India's cleanest city

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu announced top ten cities in the order of merit as per the Swachh Sarvekshan commissioned across 75 cities. This is to promote a healthy spirit of competition among the cities. He announced Mysore, Karnataka, as the cleanest city in the country and the other nine cities were Chandigarh, Tiruchirapalli, New Delhi Municipal Council, Visakhapatnam, Surat, Rajkot, Gangtok, Pimpri Chindwad, and Greater Mumbai. Cities with over 10 lakh population were surveyed to check how clean or filthy they were. The Swachh Sarvekshan website has been launched.

Last rites of Hanamanthappa performed with full state honours

Dharwad, Feb 12 (ANI): Last rites of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who passed away on Thursday morning, were performed with full state honours, including a 21-gun salute, in his hometown Dharwad of Karnataka on Friday. Hanamanthappa was rescued alive from under 35 feet of snow six days after his post in Siachen was hit by a glacier.

Tributes paid to Lance Naik Hanamanthappa in Hubli

Hubli (Karnataka), Feb 12 (ANI): People paid their last respects to Lance Naik Hanamanthappa at the Nehru stadium in Hubli district of Karnataka on Friday. The mortal remains of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa have been kept for public viewing. The last rites of Hanamanthappa will be performed in his home town Dharwad in Karnataka later in the day.

The Attack On Tanzanian Woman Had An Element of Racism & Mob Justice: Envoy

Speaking on the attack of a Tanzanian woman, Karnataka home minister read out the woman's complaint, saying nowhere does it mention that she was stripped and paraded naked.