Karnataka Assembly polls

Karnataka BJP demands Siddaramaiah's resignation for 'misusing' ACB

Karnataka BJP demands Siddaramaiah's resignation for 'misusing' ACB

Yeddyurappa is the first chief minister in south India to step down while in office following corruption charges.

Aug 20, 2017, 17:15 PM IST

Siddaramaiah to lead Congress in Karnataka Assembly polls

he Congress on Wednesday announced it will contest the upcoming assembly elections in Karnataka under the leadership of Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah.

Jun 01, 2017, 00:32 AM IST
Siddharamaiah to be Congress' face in 2018 Karnataka polls

Siddharamaiah to be Congress' face in 2018 Karnataka polls

Chief Minister K Siddharamaiah will be the party's face in the Karnataka Assembly polls, the Congress today said as it asked state Home Minister G Parameshwara to quit the Cabinet and devote himself to his duties as PCC chief.

May 31, 2017, 21:20 PM IST
Big boost for BJP, senior Congress leader SM Krishna joins party, praises PM Modi

Big boost for BJP, senior Congress leader SM Krishna joins party, praises PM Modi

Former Karnataka Chief Minister and Congress leader SM Krishna on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of party president Amit Shah in the national capital. 

Mar 22, 2017, 17:43 PM IST
Karnataka Cabinet reshuffle: CM Siddaramaiah drops 14 ministers, inducts 13

Karnataka Cabinet reshuffle: CM Siddaramaiah drops 14 ministers, inducts 13

In a major rejig, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday dropped 14 ministers and inducted 13 members into his Council of Ministers in a bid to give a face-lift to his three-year old government.

Jun 19, 2016, 19:10 PM IST

Narendra Modi `mega` rally in Bangalore, says Congress unable to see his popularity

BJP`s prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi continued with his attack on Congress and said that it is time to move towards clean governance while addressing people at his rally in the Palace Grounds on Sunday.

Nov 17, 2013, 08:28 AM IST

Karnataka records 2nd highest voter turnout in 35 years

Karnataka recorded the second highest voter turnout in 35 years with a polling percentage of 71.29 in the May five Assembly polls, a top electoral officer said.

May 06, 2013, 21:31 PM IST

Karnataka 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 on Friday.

May 03, 2013, 17:07 PM IST

BJP`s main base in Karnataka is tons of money: Sharad Yadav

JD(U) Chief Sharad Yadav alleged that money-power plays key part in elections in Karnataka and some other states and did not refrain from attacking its NDA ally BJP in the poll-bound southern state.

Apr 27, 2013, 17:15 PM IST

Karnataka elections: Spouses of leaders chip in, adding colour to campaign

As candidates in the May 5 Karnataka Assembly polls leave no stone unturned to woo the voters, their spouses are doing their bit to ensure that their better halves taste success.

Apr 26, 2013, 11:17 AM IST

Jumbos give Karnataka poll officers the jitters

Sixty-eight of the 75 polling booths on the borders of Sakleshpur forests are giving poll officers the jitters.

Apr 24, 2013, 12:00 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi promises to rekindle `sparkle` in Karnataka

Congress vice pesident Rahul Gandhi kicked off a high-voltage campaign for the May 5 Karnataka Assembly polls on Tuesday.

Apr 23, 2013, 16:13 PM IST

Sonia, Rahul, PM to campaign for Karnataka Assembly polls

Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would undertake a whirlwind tour across the state from April 23 for the May five Karnataka Assembly polls.

Apr 20, 2013, 22:32 PM IST

Karnataka Assembly polls: Advani, Rajnath, Sushma to campaign for BJP

Ruling BJP in Karnataka is set to unleash a high-pitch campaign for the May 5 Assembly polls.

Apr 18, 2013, 20:54 PM IST

We will ask people`s forgiveness for lapses: Shettar

Jagadish Shettar said his party was not personality based but ideology oriented and will ask for another term in the May five assembly polls on the basis of its performance.

Apr 13, 2013, 16:04 PM IST

Karnataka elections: 84 candidates file their nominations

Chief Electoral Officer Anil Kumar Jha said 27 candidates had submitted their nominations on April 10, the first day when filing of papers began.

Apr 12, 2013, 19:23 PM IST

Rs 12 lakh seized ahead of Karnataka assembly polls

An amount of Rs 12 lakh which was being illegally transported from Bangalore to Mysore in a car, allegedly to woo voters for the May 5 Assembly polls, was seized by police on Friday.

Apr 12, 2013, 17:03 PM IST

‘Cost of holding elections to Karnataka Assembly is Rs 200 crore’

A sum of Rs 200 crore would be spent on conducting elections to the State Legislative Assembly on May 5.

Apr 02, 2013, 23:37 PM IST

BJP to release 1st list of candidates on April 5

Saying BJP`s state election panel wasn`t bogged down by differences in finalising candidates for May 5 Karnataka Assembly polls, Deputy CM KS Eshwarappa said first list would be released on April 5.

Apr 01, 2013, 18:01 PM IST

Over 500 companies of paramilitary forces for Karnataka polls

More than 500 companies of paramilitary forces - 50,000 personnel - will be required for the May five Assembly polls in Karnataka.

Mar 21, 2013, 16:54 PM IST