KarnatakaElections2013

  • May 10, 2013 15:15 IST

    203 crorepati MLAs in new Karnataka Assembly

    The average asset per MLA in the 2013 Karnataka Assembly elections is Rs 23.54 crore, a nearly 135% increase compared to the previous 2008 poll, when it was Rs 10.02 crore, according to an NGO.

  • Mallikarjun Kharge
    May 09, 2013 16:00 IST

    4 AICC observers to visit K'taka to decide CM issue

    Congress is sending four AICC observers led by AK Antony to Karnataka on Friday to consider the views of newly-elected MLAs on the issue of chief ministership.

  • May 08, 2013 19:07 IST

    Two of 3 ex-ministers tainted by porngate lose

    Two of the three BJP leaders who had to resign from their minister posts after being shown across TV channels watching pornographic visuals on a mobile phone in the assembly last year have lost the elections.

  • May 08, 2013 18:58 ISTFAMILY INC

    Sons and others thrive as dynastic politics deepens

    Dynastic politics hit a new high in Karnataka as 18 victorious candidates had a powerful relative or family connection to politics. Of them, 10 were from the Congress, five from the BJP and three from the Janata Dal (Secular).

  • May 08, 2013 12:21 IST

    Cong wins 11 seats of 15 declared in Karnataka poll results

    Congress today won 11 of the 15 seats of Karnataka Assembly, for which results have been declared, officials said.

  • May 08, 2013 14:12 IST

    Coastal Karnataka: How the verdict came about

    The moral policing and communal polarisation issues went against BJP in the coastal districts South Kanara (Mangalore) and Udupi.

  • May 08, 2013 12:12 IST

    Karnataka: Mallikarjun Kharge open to being CM

    Union labour minister and senior leader from Karnataka Mallikarjun Kharge today indicated that he was ready to be considered for the Chief Minister's post following the electoral victory in the state.

  • May 03, 2013 18:18 IST

    K'taka polls: About 1.35 lakh police personnel to be deployed

    Nearly 1.35 lakh police personnel, including those from the Central Police Force would be deployed to ensure free and fair Assembly polls in Karnataka on May five, a top police official said today.

  • BS Yeddyurappa
    May 01, 2013 15:52 ISTanandan on wednesday

    It's too soon to write him off

    BS Yeddyurappa can do to the BJP in Karnataka precisely what Sharad Pawar has done to the Congress: play not just kingmaker but also a spoiler.

  • Mar 20, 2013 15:38 IST

    Karnataka elections on May 5

    Karnataka elections on May 5

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    Mar 20, 2013 15:36 IST

    Single phase elections on May 5 in Karnataka

    Karnataka will go for a single-phase assembly elections on May 5, the Election Commission announced Wednesday.

  • Mar 21, 2013 00:13 IST

    Assembly polls: Clock is ticking for BJP in K'taka

    Days after the ruling BJP’s big debacle in the urban local bodies’ polls, the election commission announced the dates for the assembly polls in Karnataka on Wednesday. The election will be held in a single phase on May 5. HT reports.

  • Mar 21, 2013 01:17 IST

    Election on May 5, clock starts ticking for BJP in Karnataka

    Days after the ruling BJP’s big debacle in the urban local bodies’ polls, the election commission announced the dates for the assembly polls in Karnataka on Wednesday. The election will be held in a single phase on May 5.

  • Mar 21, 2013 20:16 IST

    Karnataka BJP gets new chief ahead of polls

    The BJP today named Lok Sabha member and long-time RSS activist Pralhad Joshi as the party's Karnataka unit president, ending two weeks of dilly-dallying after incumbent K S Eshwarappa quit on March 7.

  • Mar 29, 2013 00:22 IST

    Modi may not come to the aid of beleaguered BJP in state

    Even as a beleaguered BJP in Karnataka looks towards Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi to be its star campaigner, party insiders say that Modi may not be too keen to walk into the "mess" in Karnataka. Shekhar Iyer reports.