Politics South India Votes & Polls

BJP lost Mysuru Zilla Panchayat President-Vice President posts

JD(S)-Congress alliance on Saturday swept the Mysuru Zilla Panchayat President-Vice President polls.   Parimala Shyam of JD(S) and Gowramma Somashekar of Congress elected as the President and Vice President, respectively.   Though BJP member Guruswamy had filed nomination for VP, he withdrew the papers following JD(S) joining hands with Congress.   It may be recalled Read More…

Politics South India

Horse trading BJP attempt foiled as 2 disgruntled Cong MLAs meet Siddaramaiah

Two out of the four disgruntled Congress MLAs, against whom a disqualification petition is pending with the assembly Speaker, Friday met party leader and former chief minister Siddaramaiah here and reportedly pledged loyalty to the party.   “MLA Shri Nagendra and Shri Ramesh Jarkiholi met CLPleader Shri @siddaramaiah along with minister Shri Zameer Ahmed Khan,” Read More…

Politics South India

B S Yeddyurappa admission of audio clip gives ammunition to Congress JDS

Taking a swipe at Yeddyurappa for alleging that the audio clip was doctored, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy sarcastically congratulated the BJP leader for admitting that it was his voice in the ‘Operation Kamala’ audio. (DH File Photo)   BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa’s sudden U-turn on the audio-clip episode on Sunday has not Read More…

Politics South India Voice

Congress releases audio tape as proof and accuse Modi, Amit shah, Yeddyurappa

In a sensational revelation, Congress on Saturday accused PM Modi, BJP national president Amit Shah and former Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa of hatching a conspiracy to topple the Congress-JDS government in Karnataka by offering bribes to some MLAs.   According to the Congress, Yeddyurappa had planned to offer ₹10 crore per MLAs and ₹50 crore Read More…

South India Voice Women

More than 2000 women took protest seeking liquor ban in Karnataka

More than 2,000 women from various parts of Karnataka will take out a ‘padayatra’ and ‘jail bharo Andolan’ from Malleshwaram to Vidhana Soudha on Wednesday demanding a ban on the sale of liquor in the state.    More than 2,000 women from various parts of Karnataka are taking out a ‘padayatra’ and ‘jail bharo Andolan’ Read More…

Opinion Politics South India

BJP Union minister attacks on religion line causes uproar

BJP’s Union minister Anant Kumar Hegde has waded into another controversy after his comments that “the hand that touches a Hindu woman must not exist” as he attacked Congress leader Dinesh Gundu Rao over his reaction.   Hegde made the “hands” comment on Sunday while, addressing a function organised by the Hindu Jagrana Vedike in Read More…

National Opinion Politics South India

JanataDal goes DMK way for Supporting Rahul Gandhi as PM candidate

Karnataka Chief Minister and JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy on Thursday said that his party is committed to supporting Rahul Gandhi as the prime ministerial candidate for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and also said that PM Narendra Modi is only a “paper tiger.”   “Myself, our party, including president Deve Gowda, want to support Read More…

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111-Year Old Siddaganga Seer, Passes Away Karnataka state govt announced 3-Day Mourning

Shivakumara Swamiji, the 111-year-old Siddaganga seer, passed away on Monday morning after age-related ailments.   Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, BJP state president BS Yeddyurappa and other top leaders cancelled their scheduled programmes and rushed to the Siddaganga Mutt.   Announcing the seer’s demise at Siddaganga, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, flanked by deputy CM G Read More…