Battle for Karnataka

  • 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.

  • Rahul Gandhi
    Mar 29, 2013 00:24 IST

    Denied seat, Youth Cong leader quits

    Karnataka Youth Congress president Rizwan Arshad on Thursday resigned from the post in protest against denial of ticket to him for the assembly polls in the state. HT reports.

  • Mar 29, 2013 00:28 ISTbattle for karnataka

    Don't tire out: Cong to cadre

    Don't be complacent and stem factionalism is the message from the Congress leadership to its Karnataka unit ahead of the May 5 assembly elections. Aurangzeb Naqshbandi reports. All set to woo the voters in a triangular contest

  • Mar 31, 2013 14:58 IST

    Karnataka election will test BJP's new team: Congress

    The Congress party on Sunday said the Karnataka assembly elections in May would be the "first test" for the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) new team.

  • Rajnath Singh, LK Advani
    Mar 31, 2013 20:26 IST

    New team to lead BJP to win in LS polls, say party leaders

    Terming the new team announced by BJP President Rajnath Singh as "balanced" representing various sections and regions of the country, party leaders today said it will lead to BJP's victory in the next Lok Sabha elections. Karnataka election will test BJP's new team: Cong

  • Apr 02, 2013 00:15 ISTbattle for karnataka

    BJP, JD(S) keep an eye out for Cong list of candidates

    In the run-up to the Karnataka assembly elections, scheduled for May, it is the Congress that is being closely watched by other parties.

  • Apr 02, 2013 23:07 ISTvote bank politics

    JD(S) focus on local issues, Cauvery row

    The Janata Dal (Secular), formed out of power rivalry between the Karnataka and the Bihar factions of the erstwhile Janata Dal, is now renewing its own image by focusing on regional issues.

  • Apr 05, 2013 11:52 IST

    Bangalore Police chief transferred on EC directive

    Complying with an Election Commission directive, the BJP government in Karnataka today transferred Bangalore Police Commissioner BG Jyothiprakash Mirji ahead of the May 5 Assembly elections.

  • Apr 05, 2013 23:54 IST

    Karnataka polls: Modi eludes BJP as first list out

    Notwithstanding the clamour for his campaigning in Karnataka, Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi did not attend the BJP’s central election committee that finalised the first list of 140 names.

  • Apr 05, 2013 23:58 IST

    Cong too comes out with its list

    Even as the Congress retained many sitting MLAs in its first list of 177 candidates for the Karnataka polls, it seems to have emphasised more on aspirants with clean image. The names for the remaining 47 seats will be out the next week.