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.

Karnataka junket MLAs submit report, admit to sight-seeing

A delegation of Karnataka MLAs, who recently went to Australia and New Zealand on a study tour, have made 15 recommendations, including adopting sheep and cattle-rearing techniques to enhance the income of farmers in the state amid criticism for wasting public money on such foreign junkets.

Karnataka legislature session adjourned sine die

Both houses of the Karnataka legislature adjourned sine die on Friday, ending the 10-day winter session here in north Karnataka.

JDS MLAs walk out of Assembly over Krishna water sharing issue

JDS members on Wednesday staged a walkout in the state Karnataka legislative assembly demanding a two-day discussion over a tribunal`s final award on sharing of Krishna river water, even as the House passed five bills.

Farmer`s suicide; BJP stalls proceedings in both Houses

Staging a dharna, BJP members on Thursday created ruckus in the Karnataka Assembly over the suicide of a sugarcane farmer as they demanded Chief Minister Siddaramaiah`s resignation blaming him for the tragedy.

Pandemonium in Karnataka Assembly over language issue

Karnataka Assembly on Monday witnessed pandemonium over the language issue as the ruling party and Opposition members raised objections against a Maharashtra Ekikaran Samithi member addressing the House in Hindi after his failed attempt to do so in Marathi.

Karnataka Assembly pays homage to ex-guv Khurshed Alam Khan

Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Monday condoled the death of former state governor Khurshed Alam Khan.

Contracts awarded to ineligible agencies, says CAG

CAG has found that estimation of works under Chief Minister`s special grant of Rs 100 crore each to seven city corporations had been prepared without proper investigation and split up to avoid sanction of higher authorities.

Two MLAs take oath in Marathi in Karnataka Assembly

Wearing traditional Maharashtrian headgear, two members took oath in Marathi as maiden session of the 14th Karnataka Legislative Assembly commenced today.

Over 200 crorepati MLAs reach Karnataka Assembly

The average asset per MLA in the 2013 Karnataka Assembly elections is Rs 23.54 crore, a nearly 135 per cent increase compared to the previous 2008 poll, when it was Rs 10.02 crore, according to an NGO.

Cost of holding elections to Karnataka Assembly: Rs 200 crore

A sum of Rs 200 crore would be spent on conducting elections to the State Legislative Assembly on May 5, the state`s Chief Electoral Officer Anil Kumar Jha said here today.

No plans to dissolve Karnataka assembly: BJP

Karnataka`s ruling BJP asserted that it was not planning to dissolve the assembly before its tenure ended though several party legislators have quit.