With the Congress plumping for him over former External Affairs Minister S M Krishna, party spokesman Rajiv Gowda on Monday filed his nomination papers for the June 19 Rajya Sabha polls from Karnataka.
Ignored by the party high-command in the candidates selection process for the May five Assembly elections in Karnataka, former chief minister SM Krishna skipped the manifesto-release event of the party on Wednesday.
Senior Congress leaders SM Krishna, Rahman Khan, KH Muniyappa and N Dharam Singh on Saturday skipped the campaign-commencing public rally of the party here on Saturday for the May five Assembly elections in Karnataka.
DMK chief M Karunanidhi Monday said ruling BJP in Karnataka and AIADMK in Tamil Nadu should not give room to turn the feeling of "bitterness" among people of the states into "enmity" over Cauvery water row.
The Karnataka Lokayukta late Thursday ordered a probe into the role of state`s three former chief ministers and over 25 others for alleged lapses in land allotment for the Bangalore-Mysore Infrastructure Corridor.