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123 Karnataka Assembly poll winners secured less than 50% votes: Report

123 Karnataka Assembly poll winners secured less than 50% votes: Report

According to ADR report, 123 Karnataka Assembly poll winners get less than 50% of the total votes.

Jun 01, 2018, 22:14 PM IST
Karnataka cabinet expansion 'settled', JDS to hold Finance, Congress gets Home

Karnataka cabinet expansion 'settled', JDS to hold Finance, Congress gets Home

Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy said the ministry expansion will take place on June 6

Jun 01, 2018, 17:24 PM IST
Congress-JDS reach consensus; Karnataka Cabinet expansion, portfolios details to be announced by CM Kumaraswamy

Congress-JDS reach consensus; Karnataka Cabinet expansion, portfolios details to be announced by CM Kumaraswamy

Sharing of key portfolios was the point of contention between both the parties, most importantly Finance, which both Congress and JD(S) want.

Jun 01, 2018, 07:38 AM IST
Janata Dal-Secular likely to get Finance, Congress Home in Karnataka

Janata Dal-Secular likely to get Finance, Congress Home in Karnataka

Congress party is expected to get Home Department while Janata Dal-Secular is most likely to control the Finance portfolio in Karnataka.

May 31, 2018, 23:22 PM IST
Karnataka RR Nagar Assembly poll results: Congress leader Muniratha wins

Karnataka RR Nagar Assembly poll results: Congress leader Muniratha wins

Nearly 53 per cent voter turnout was recorded in RR Nagar in all 471 polling stations on May 28.

May 31, 2018, 09:41 AM IST
Kumaraswamy promises farm loan waiver in 15 days, Yeddyurappa accuses Karnataka CM of betraying farmers

Kumaraswamy promises farm loan waiver in 15 days, Yeddyurappa accuses Karnataka CM of betraying farmers

BJP's Karnataka unit chief BS Yeddyurappa on Wednesday threatened to launch a stir against the state government accusing Kumaraswamy of 'betraying' farmers.

May 30, 2018, 19:17 PM IST
Have come to power with Rahul Gandhi's blessings: HD Kumaraswamy

Have come to power with Rahul Gandhi's blessings: HD Kumaraswamy

HD Kumaraswamy has, for the second time now, pointed towards compulsions of a coalition government for not being able to waive of farmer loans immediately despite it being part of JDS manifesto.

May 30, 2018, 17:46 PM IST
Pre-monsoon rains lash coastal Karnataka, schools and colleges remain shut

Pre-monsoon rains lash coastal Karnataka, schools and colleges remain shut

The situation has been severe and authorities have ordered closure of schools and colleges in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi.

May 30, 2018, 08:52 AM IST
PM Modi asks officials to ensure assistance to rain-affected areas in Karnataka

PM Modi asks officials to ensure assistance to rain-affected areas in Karnataka

Heavy downpour lashed the twin coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi for the third day on Tuesday, inundating low-lying areas and flooding roads, disrupting traffic and throwing life out of

May 29, 2018, 23:50 PM IST
Confusion on Cabinet expansion will be cleared soon: Karnataka Deputy CM Parameshwara

Confusion on Cabinet expansion will be cleared soon: Karnataka Deputy CM Parameshwara

Parameshwara was sworn-in as Deputy CM, along with Kumaraswamy on May 23 in the presence of a galaxy of national and regional leaders.

May 29, 2018, 22:11 PM IST
Heavy rains lash Mangalore, Udupi; schools to remain closed on Wednesday

Heavy rains lash Mangalore, Udupi; schools to remain closed on Wednesday

The IMD on Tuesday announced that the south-west monsoon had hit Kerala, three days before its scheduled arrival.

May 29, 2018, 20:14 PM IST
JDS, Congress yet to reach consensus over key ministries in Karnataka

JDS, Congress yet to reach consensus over key ministries in Karnataka

While the Congress wants to keep the Finance portfolio, the JDS wants the ministry under Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy.

May 29, 2018, 13:43 PM IST
Did not mean to show disrespect to people: Kumaraswamy on 'at mercy of Congress' remark

Did not mean to show disrespect to people: Kumaraswamy on 'at mercy of Congress' remark

Kumaraswamy was on May 23, 2018, sworn-in as Karnataka CM at a grand ceremony in Bengaluru attended by a galaxy of top leaders and regional satraps.

May 28, 2018, 23:24 PM IST
Kumaraswamy is at Congress' mercy, Yeddyurappa takes did at Karnataka CM

Kumaraswamy is at Congress' mercy, Yeddyurappa takes did at Karnataka CM

Kumaraswamy had on Sunday said he was at the 'mercy' of Congress and not the 6.5 crore people of Karnataka as his government had not received the full mandate which his party had sought in the

May 28, 2018, 20:58 PM IST
JDS offered support, but Congress insisted on Kumaraswamy as Karnataka CM: Deve Gowda

JDS offered support, but Congress insisted on Kumaraswamy as Karnataka CM: Deve Gowda

Kumaraswamy was on May 23, 2018, sworn-in as Karnataka CM at a grand ceremony in Bengaluru attended by a galaxy of top leaders and regional satraps.

May 28, 2018, 19:23 PM IST
BJP calls for state-wide bandh in Karnataka, Kumaraswamy says ‘don’t need politics of agitation’

BJP calls for state-wide bandh in Karnataka, Kumaraswamy says ‘don’t need politics of agitation’

The Bharatiya Janata Party had urged common people, traders and farmers to join the bandh call.

May 28, 2018, 10:33 AM IST
Karnataka Congress MLA Siddu B Nyamagouda dies in road accident

Karnataka Congress MLA Siddu B Nyamagouda dies in road accident

Karnataka Congress MLA Siddu B Nyamagouda died in a road accident on Sunday. The Congress lawmaker’s car met with an accident near Tulasigeri in Karnataka.

May 28, 2018, 08:04 AM IST
At mercy of Congress and not 6.5 crore people of Karnataka: CM Kumaraswamy

At mercy of Congress and not 6.5 crore people of Karnataka: CM Kumaraswamy

Ahead of his Delhi visit to meet PM Modi and other union ministers, he reiterated that farm loan waiver was his priority as he had promised and he would resign if he failed to fulfill it.

May 27, 2018, 23:06 PM IST
BJP calls for state-wide Karnataka bandh, except Bengaluru, on Monday

BJP calls for state-wide Karnataka bandh, except Bengaluru, on Monday

On Friday, the saffron party had threatened to hold a state-wide bandh on May 28, if Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy fails to waive off farmers loans by then.

May 27, 2018, 22:59 PM IST
Karnataka portfolio allocation may get delayed as Sonia Gandhi, Rahul travel abroad: Sources

Karnataka portfolio allocation may get delayed as Sonia Gandhi, Rahul travel abroad: Sources

The Congress and the JD(S) in Karnataka are at loggerheads over the allocation of key portfolios.

May 27, 2018, 20:47 PM IST