Soumya murder: Man sentenced to imprisonment till death

A man, convicted of killing a 22-year-old engineer last year when she resisted rape, has been sentenced to imprisonment till his death by a special court.

Background check mandatory for Bengaluru cab drivers

Police Tuesday made background check compulsory for cab drivers to ensure safety and security of citizens, especially women using taxi service for commuting across the city, a top official said.

President Pranab unveils mobile governance in Karnataka

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday launched the unified mobile governance platform here to provide a host of services to people across Karnataka.

Bengaluru rape case: Parents meet school, police administration

In the wake of rising crimes against children in Bengaluru, a delegation of parents held a meeting with the school and police administration here on Wednesday following which the authorities agreed to resume the classes with intensified security measures from Thursday.

SC asks Nithyananda to undergo potency test
SC asks Nithyananda to undergo potency test

The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition filed by self-styled godman Nithyananda against conducting potency test on him in a 2010 rape case.

Law will take its own course, says Siddaramaiah on Gowda case

Reacting to the allegations against Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik owda, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Thursday that law will takes it own course in the case.

Power generation tops Yeddyurappa’s agenda

All set to head the first-ever
BJP government in the south, party`s Chief Ministerial
candidate in Karnataka B S Yeddyurappa on Tuesday said his first
priority was to boost energy production and create a congenial
investment climate in the state.

Congress against horse-trading in Karnataka: Sheila Dikshit

Delhi Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday said her party does not want to get into horse trading in Karnataka, where the BJP narrowly fell short of the magic figure for a simple majority but wooed independents to stake claim to form the government.

BJP to send support letters to Prez

A day after it claimed the support of five Independents to cross the halfway mark in the 225-member Assembly to form its government in Karnataka, the BJP will on Monday send letters of support to President Pratibha Patil. The party will also reveal the names of three more Independents whose support has put it in a position to form govt.

JDS calls legislature party meet tomorrow

The Janata Dal (Secular) has
convened its legislature party meeting here on Tuesday.

Women fare poorly in Karnataka elections

Women failed to make a mark in the
Karnataka assembly elections with just three of the 108
candidates from the fair sex romping home at the hustings.

K’taka polls: BJP behind Cong in vote share, but ahead in seats

BJP got a lesser vote share than
the Congress in Karnataka for the second consecutive time in
assembly elections but the saffron party was perched on the
top of the seat tally on both the occasions.

BJP is trying to split JDS, Kumaraswamy alleges

After its poll debacle in the
Karnataka assembly election, the JD(S) on Monday charged the BJP
of making attempts to split the party to get the requisite
numbers for a comfortable majority.

BJP humbles Cong in Karnataka polls

66-year-old B S Yeddyurappa, who suffered the ignominy of the shortest serving Chief Minister for seven days last
year, will take oath as the new Chief Minister of Karnataka on May 28.

JD(S), Congress open to alliance

Former Prime Minister Deve Gowda-led JD(S) appeared to be keeping options open on a post-poll tie-up with either BJP or Congress in case of a hung verdict in Karanataka Assembly elections.

BJP no more a party of the North: Rajnath

With the Bhartiya Janata Party appearing all set to form its first government in the South, party president Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the outfit was now a frontrunner in next Lok Sabha polls.

Congress will have to rework its strategy: Krishna

Congress leader S M Krishna on Sunday owned moral responsibility for the party`s defeat in Karnataka and said it would have to rework its strategy while being in the opposition.

From a steady growth BJP rises to rule in Karnataka

From 18 seats in 1983 to help in the formation of the first non-Congress government in Karnataka, the BJP has steadily grown to capture power on its own riding on a saffron surge in the wake of Ram Janambhoomi movement of the early 90s and aided by similar local issues.

Results of assembly polls not end to politics: Kumaraswamy

Putting up a brave face following
its poor performance in Karanataka assembly elections, JD(S)
on Sunday said the results did not mean the political end of the

Prohibition to stay in Karnataka: Yeddyurappa

Shocked over a series of hooch
tragedies, Karnataka`s next government would be "very strict"
in implementing the prohibition order.

Bangarappa clan routed in Karnataka polls

The much-hyped Bangarappa family
in Karnataka politics was routed in the assembly elections
today with former Chief Minister S Bangarappa and his sons
Madhu and Kumara losing by big margins in the polls.

Congress hints it is open to aligning with JDS

Congress on Sunday hinted at being
open to doing business with the JD(S) again in Karnataka if
there was a hung verdict in the assembly elections.

Karnataka poll outcome will impact national politics

The Karnataka electorate that voted in three phases to elect a new state assembly would not have imagined that its decision, perhaps for the first time in the state`s history, could have a national impact.

Cong, BJP not in favour of alliance in Karnataka

Amid fears of a hung verdict in Karnataka, Congress as well as BJP today said that they have no plans to go in for an alliance with the former even saying it was ready to sit in the Opposition in such a situation.

61% cast vote in Karnataka`s third phase election

Curtains came down on Thursday on the third-phased polling process for the Karnataka assembly elections with around 61 per cent of the 1.17 crore electorate exercising their franchise in the final phase in 69 constituencies.

Register case against Yeddyurappa, says Congress

The Congress has charged the BJP`s
Chief Ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa with trying to woo
Dalit and Muslim voters by enticement and gratification, and
demanded that the Election Commission file a case against him.

Karnataka poll: Electioneering ends for 3rd phase

The high voltage campaigning in
eight districts of north Karnataka that go to the polls on
May 22 in the third and final phase came to an end on Tuesday.

Police misbehaved with actress Smriti: BJP

The Karnataka BJP on Tuesday filed a
complaint with the Election Commissioner alleging that the
local police had misbehaved with their party worker and
television actor, Smriti Irani.

JD(S) urges EC to stop telecast of pre-poll survey

The JD(S) Karnataka unit on Tuesday
appealed to the Election Commissison of India to stop a
local television channel from telecasting a pre-poll survey,
claiming it would impact voting in the third phase.

BJP alleges code violations, seeks special observers

Alleging gross violation of poll
code in two Karnataka assembly constituencies, where prominent
Congress leaders KPCC President M Mallikarjun Kharge and
former Chief Minister N Dharam Singh are contesting the May 22
polls, BJP in Sunday asked the Election Commission to appoint
special observers in the segments.