Counting of votes for Assembly bypolls begins in Karnataka

Counting of votes for the Aug 21bye-elections to the three Assembly seats in Karnataka began Monday morning.

Now, AAP to take on Sriramulu in Karnataka

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday released its ninth list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls and said it was fielding Shivakumar Giriyappa Malagi against the BJP`s B Sriramulu in Bellary in Karnataka in what is expected to be a high-profile contest.

Karnataka BJP defends Sriramulu`s reinduction

BJP`s Karnataka unit on Tuesday defended the party`s decision to allow re-entry of BSR Congress chief B Sriramulu despite senior leader Sushma Swaraj`s open opposition, saying it had been cleared by the party`s parliamentary board.

Sriramulu rejoins BJP

BJP on Friday inducted BSR Congress Chief B Sriramulu back into its fold after its top brass decided to allow his entry, but not his party`s merger following public opposition by its leader Sushma Swaraj.

Sushma Swaraj criticises BJP`s step to reinduct Sriramulu

Despite strong public opposition by Sushma Swaraj, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) inducted BSR Congress Chief B Sriramulu back after its top brass decided to allow his entry, but not his party`s merger.

BJP`s Karnataka unit in favour of BSR-Cong merger

Notwithstanding reservations expressed by senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj, BJP`s Karnataka unit is pushing for merger of BSR Congress headed by B Sriramulu with it.

Sushma Swaraj opposes BJP-BSR Congress merger in Karnataka

Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Thursday opposed BJP`s proposed alliance or merger the BSR Congress in Karnataka.

BSR Congress decides to merge with BJP

Giving a boost to BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, BSR Congress leader Sriramulu announced his party`s decision to merge with it more than two years after he had walked out of the saffron party.

Sriramulu to decide on returning to BJP in few days

BSR Congress leader B Sriramulu on Sunday said he will be deciding on rejoining BJP in the next two to three days, after discussing with his supporters.

Karnataka polls 2013: Spouses campaigning for husbands

Campaigning in Karnataka is at its peak and it’s not only the candidates who are putting up with heat but their spouses too have joined the battle.

Poll fever catching up in Karnataka ahead of Assembly election

Political activities in Karnataka, where polls to 224 assembly seats are due in May, have started gathering momentum as parties have embarked on the exercises to finalise their candidates.

Parties in tizzy with two polls in three months in Karnataka

Political parties in Karnataka are in for a double whammy this summer -- elections to urban local bodies in March and the state assembly before May.

Cash-for-bail: Sreeramulu to appear before ACB

Founder of BSR Congress, B Sreeramulu, was served notice by the Anti-Corruption Bureau police from Andhra Pradesh.

Bellary bypoll a battle of prestige for BJP

The November 30 bypoll to Bellary (Rural) Assembly segment in Karnataka is truly prestigious to ruling BJP that is up against B Sriramulu.

Ex-minister Sriramulu meets Janardhana in jail

B Sriramulu met former minister Gali Janardhana Reddy in a jail to seek his advice on contesting the forthcoming assembly by-elections.