All leading parties of Karnataka are getting battle-ready for the May 5 state assembly elections.
The ruling BJP in Karnataka would seek "forgiveness" from the people for its lapses, chief minister Jagadish Shettar said today and asserted that the exit of former party strongman B S Yeddyurappa would not affect its electoral performance.
Congress has "excellent" chances of coming to power after next month's Karnataka Assembly elections as the BJP rule is marked by maladministration and corruption, Union Minister M Veerappa Moily said on Friday.
An FIR has been filed against Maharashtra home minister RR Patil by Karnataka police for promoting enmity between groups for his alleged provocative speech on Belgaum issue, a bone of contention between the two states.
An FIR has been filed against Maharashtra home minister RR Patil by Karnataka police for promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race or language for his speech on Belgaum issue.
Karnataka deputy chief minister and BJP leader KS Eshwarappa has landed in trouble with a local court admitting a complaint against him on charge of making a 'hate speech'.
Many candidates in Karnataka put off their move to file nominations for the May 5 assembly elections today owing to it being a new moon, considered inauspicious, as the poll process was set in motion.
Rajya Sabha leader of the opposition Arun Jaitley today kept clear of the issue as to whether Gujarat CM Narendra Modi was being considered by the party for prime ministership, but said the latter was a very popular leader
Six persons, including a woman and child, were charred to death and four injured in a fire that broke out following leakage of gas from a tanker at Puttur Perne, about 60 km from in Mangalore today.
The men wrote in a suicide note that they were 'leaving the world to join their guru Gyaneshwar', who monastery residents said killed himself at the end of February, police deputy superintendent Vijayanath Jyothi said.
With BJP needling it on the issue of naming its chief ministerial candidate, Congress, on Monday, said it was its strategy not to declare its choice for the post in the run-up to the Karnataka assembly polls on may 5, in which it hopes to come back to power.
Jagadish Shettar will be BJP's chief ministerial candidate in the Karnataka Assembly polls, Rajnath Singh said on Monday, even as he downplayed the issue of corruption that has plagued the party-led government in the southern state.
Upset over the mysterious deathof their seer, three pontiffs allegedly committed suicide by self-immolation inside a mutt complex in northern Karnataka on Monday, police said.
A minister in Karnataka in 2008 was, on average, more than seven times richer than what she or he had been in 2004, the year the Congress lost its majority in the assembly but continued to be in power for two more years, according to a survey. HT
A complaint charging Karnataka food and civil supplies minister V Somanna with amassing assets disproportionate to known sources of income was filed on Friday before the Lokayukta Court for the second time.