Govt gives clean chit to minister over murder of youth fighting graft

Opposition BJP on Thursday staged a walk out from the Karnataka Assembly, as government ruled out a CBI inquiry into the alleged murder of a youth in Koppal district who spoke against corruption, and gave a clean chit to district in charge Minister, accused of "shielding those involved in the case".

Karnataka session beginning Monday expected to be stormy

Opposition BJP and JDS are set to confront the Congress government on a host of issues, including farmers' suicide, as the monsoon session of Karnataka legislature begins here Monday.

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Controversy over DK Ravi's death: As it happened on Wednesday
Controversy over DK Ravi's death: As it happened on Wednesday

Refusing to yield to mounting pressure for a CBI probe into the mysterious death of an upright IAS officer DK Ravi, the Karnataka Government yesterday announced a CID probe into his death that evoked nation-wide outrage and protests. Amid raging controversy over his mysterious death, a social activist and whistleblower on Wednesday claimed that the former was planning raids on some big developers to unearth commercial tax evasion.

Opposition demands CBI probe into IAS officer DK Ravi's death

Opposition parties in the Karnataka Assembly on Tuesday made a strong demand for a CBI inquiry into the death of an IAS officer as they suspected it to be a case of murder and not suicide as stated by police.

Ban on Togadia: Karnataka BJP members stage walkout

Continuing its protest against the ban on VHP leader Praveen Togadia from entering the city, opposition BJP Thursday staged a walkout from the Karnataka Legislative Assembly here.

Ban on Togadia: Karnataka Assembly disrupted

Dubbing the Congress government "anti-Hindu" and "anti-majority", opposition BJP MLAs raised objection in the Karnataka Assembly on Wednesday to the ban on VHP leader Praveen Togadia entering Bengaluru, leading to the adjournment of the House repeatedly.

After Priyanka pic row, Karnataka Assembly bans mobiles during proceedings

Use of mobile phones in the Karnataka Assembly was banned on Friday, a day after the House was rocked by chaos over a BJP member watching a zoomed in picture of Priyanka Gandhi during proceedings.

Chaos in Karnataka Assembly over BJP MLA gazing at Priyanka Gandhi's pic

Karnataka Assembly was on Thursday adjourned briefly amid chaos over a BJP MLA watching a zoomed in picture of Priyanka Gandhi on his mobile phone during House proceedings.

Karnataka Assembly adjourned twice as BJP raises farmers' issue

The Karnataka Assembly was on Tuesday adjourned twice after BJP MLAs demanded adjournment motion to discuss problems faced by farmers, including sugarcane price issue, as the winter session of the Legislature began.

BJP to lay siege to Karnataka assembly against Siddaramaiah govt's 'failures'

BJP on Sunday said the party would lay siege to assembly at Belagavi in the winter session of the state legislature to protest against the 'failures' of the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government.

Moderate polling in Karnataka Assembly bypolls

Moderate voter turnout of about 30 per cent was reported till 1 pm in the by-polls to three Assembly constituencies in Karnataka on Thursday , where the ruling Congress and BJP are locked in a prestigious tussle.

Campaigning for by-polls to 3 Assembly seats ends

Campaigning for the August 21 Karnataka Assembly by-polls for three constituencies in which the ruling Congress has invested much prestige after its unimpressive Lok Sabha election performance, ended this evening.

Uproar in Karnataka Assembly over rape of six-year-old in Bangalore school

The alleged sexual assault of a minor girl in a Bangalore school took the Karnataka Assembly by storm on Friday, as the opposition cornered the state government on the issue.

Ban mobile phones to stop rapes, molestation: Karnataka MLAs` panel

Inspite of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s appeal to politicians that they should stop doing "psychological analysis" of the reasons behind rape incidents, Chairperson of the Karnataka Legislature Committee of Women and Child Development Shakuntala Shetty stoked a controversy by proposing to impose ban on mobile phones in schools and colleges to curb incidents like rape.

BJP stages walkout on drought issue

Accusing the Congress of failure in tackling the drought situation in the state, BJP members today staged a walkout in the Karnataka Assembly.

CD row: Kumaraswamy turns emotional in Assembly

Turning emotional in Karnataka Assembly over an audio CD on the cash-for-MLC seat controversy involving him, JDS leader and former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy today offered to face any probe into the issue.

Housing allotment, BJP, JDS members allege discrimination

BJP and JDS members on Tuesday alleged discrimination in allotment of houses under government schemes to the constituencies won by the opposition members and staged dharna in the Karnataka Assembly.

Assembly pays tributes to Munde

Karnataka Assembly today paid tributes to late BJP leader Gopinath Munde, who died in a road mishap recently, and described him as the leader of the backward class communities.

Yeddyurappa submits resignation as MLA

Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, who won Shimoga Lok Saba seat by a huge margin, has submitted his resignation as an MLA to the Speaker of Karnataka Assembly.