JD-S gets new chief in Karnataka

Krishnappa, who joined the JD-S in April as he was denied ticket by the Congress for the May 5 assembly election, succeeds HD Kumaraswamy, who is son of JD-S president HD Deve Gowda.

Krishnappa murder case: 15 held remanded to JC

Krishnappa, the Opposition leader in the Bangalore Rural Zilla Panchayat and JD(S) leader was hacked to death by over 30 assailants at Dasanapura on July 25.