BJP’s ‘Revdi’: 500 ml Nandini, LPG as Karnataka battle turns tense

BJP releases its election manifesto as it announces freebies, from BPL cylinders to UCC and NRC

Corruption, commission and crime: JP Nadda attacks Congress

Addressing a poll rally, BJP national president also targets former CM Siddaramaiah

The Lingayat Factor: No comfort for Sidda in home turf Varuna

 Siddaramaiah faces challenges in Varuna as Lingayats may support BJP due to a 2% quota increase. Intra-party rivalry, his son's loss of the Varuna seat, and BJP backing Lingayat leader Somanna add to his difficulties. At 75 years old, it remains to be seen if he can overcome these obstacles to stay relevant.

Karnataka polls: Cong releases 3rd list; Siddaramaiah refused ticket from Kolar

It’s official. Former Karnataka Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah, who was requesting a second seat of Kolar assembly in Karnataka, will not contest from two seats as the party has fielded Kothur G Manjunath from the assembly seat. The Congress has also fielded former Deputy Chief Minister Laxman Savadi, who quit the BJP […]

Karnataka Assembly Polls: Snub for Siddaramaiah as Cong skips Kolar in 2nd list

Party is reluctant to give a second seat to the 75-year-old Congress posterboy in Karnataka, who has declared that this will be his last assembly election. Congress has already declared his candidature from Varuna seat in Mysore, which is currently held by his son Yathindra Siddaramaiah.

Karnataka Polls on May 10; Bommai vs Siddaramaiah battle starts now

The Karnataka Assembly elections will take place on May 10th and the results will be declared on May 13th, the the Election Commission of India announced on Wednesday. The current term of the 224-member Karnataka Assembly is set to end on May 25th. As per the electoral roll published, over 5.21 crore electors are registered, […]

After Furore, ‘Surprised’ Siddaramaiah Withdraws From China Embassy Event

 After a massive furore, senior Karnataka Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Saturday declined to attend a seminar against “US imperialism” to be organised by the Chinese embassy. Siddaramaiah, current Leader of Opposition, said he was “surprised” to see his name on the list of speakers at the event, despite turning down the invitation by India-China Friendship […]

Factionalism To Fore As Rahul Gandhi Visits Karnataka

NEW DELHI: Ahead of Rahul Gandhi’s two-day visit to Karnataka, the old ills of factionalism has returned to hit the party as it is preparing for the upcoming state assembly elections that are scheduled to be held in May next year. The former Congress president is scheduled to attend the birthday celebrations of former chief […]