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Dharwad Lok Sabha constituency of Karnataka: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Dharwad Lok Sabha Constituency of Karnataka. 

Apr 11, 2019, 15:33 PM IST

Dharwad Lok Sabha constituency

In the 2014 election, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Pralhad Joshi defeated his nearest rival by 111,657 votes. While Pralhad Joshi bagegd 543,395 votes, Congress leader Vinay Kulkarni secured 431,738 votes. 

Apr 09, 2019, 18:25 PM IST

Dharwad building collapse: 15 dead, rescue operations continue after 72 hours

Death toll in the building collapse at Dharward in North Karnataka climbed to 15 on Friday. Meanwhile, authorities and emergency personnel continued with rescue operations 72 hours after the incident. More people are suspected to be trapped under the debris.

Mar 22, 2019, 23:54 PM IST

Dharwad building collapse toll rises to 5; several still feared trapped inside debris

According to police, the rescue operations have been intensified to extricate people believed to be still trapped beneath the debris.

Mar 20, 2019, 14:18 PM IST

PM Modi to unveil development projects in Karnataka, address a BJP convention on Sunday

PM Modi will first lay the foundation stone of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-Dharwad) and dedicate the city distribution project in Dharwad and 1.5-tonne Mangaluru strategic petroleum facility (SPR) and the 2.5-tonne Padur SPR facility of the state-run Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves Ltd (ISPRL).


Feb 10, 2019, 08:25 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi to arrive in Karnataka for campaigning, will visit temples and dargahs too

Rahul Gandhi will tour Belagavi, Vijayapura, Bagalkot and Dharwad districts in the state's northwest during the second leg of his 3-day visit to Karnataka.

Feb 24, 2018, 07:14 AM IST

Karnataka: Infant placed on burning coal during Muharram ritual

The incident took place at Karnataka's Kundgol town near Hubli.

Oct 01, 2017, 20:16 PM IST

Three charred to death as bus catches fire in Karnataka

Three passengers were charred to death and several others injured on Wednesday when a private bus carrying 17 people caught fire in Karnataka's Hubballi city, police said.

Jul 27, 2016, 13:05 PM IST

Talks on Dharwad plant fail to yield any meaningful result: Tata Motors

Tata Motors Wednesday said the talks between Tata Marcopolo, one of its subsidiaries, and the workers of its Dharwad plant failed to yield any meaningful result.

Feb 17, 2016, 18:14 PM IST

DNA: Rest in peace, braveheart Hanumanthappa!

The body of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad was laid to rest with full state honours, after thousands of people bid an emotional farewell to the Siachen braveheart at his native village of Betadur

Feb 13, 2016, 00:32 AM IST

Tearful farewell to Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Hanumanthappa

The body of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad was laid to rest with full state honors, after thousands of people bid an emotional farewell to the Siachen braveheart at his native village of Betadur i

Feb 12, 2016, 21:19 PM IST

Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Hanumanthappa laid to rest, thousands attend his last journey

Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad was laid to rest at his home town - Betadur village in Dharwad district of Karnataka on Friday, a day after he breathed his last at Delhi's RR hospital.  

Feb 12, 2016, 13:11 PM IST

Nation bids teary adieu to Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Hanumanthappa, thousands attend his last journey​

Hundreds of people have gathered the house of Siachen braveherat Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad at Betadur village in Dharwad district of Karnataka to mourn his death.

Feb 12, 2016, 09:23 AM IST

Hanumanthappa's village plunges into grief; wife, 1-year-old daughter inconsolable

As the tragic news about the Indian Army's brave soldier broke, the village of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad plunged into grief.

Feb 11, 2016, 17:28 PM IST

Hanamanthappa's village plunges into grief

 The village of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad plunged into grief as he passed away today after battling for life since his miraculous survival in Siachen, with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah leading the state in paying homage to the braveheart from Karnataka.

Feb 11, 2016, 17:03 PM IST

Karnataka bandh demanding Kalasa-Banduri canal project begins

Normal life was affected in the IT city and other parts of Karnataka on Saturday following a 12-hour statewide bandh called by several pro-Kannada outfits demanding implementation of Kalasa-Banduri canal project, over which state government has locked horns with neighbouring Goa.

Sep 26, 2015, 11:48 AM IST

Karnataka govt for CBI probe into MM Kalburgi's murder

Apparently bowing to public pressure, the Karnataka government on Monday decided to hand over the probe in to the murder of renowned scholar MM Kalburgi to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Aug 31, 2015, 17:21 PM IST

Progressive Kannada scholar MM Kalburgi shot dead

Noted Kannada scholar and researcher, MM Kalburgi, who often courted controversies with his outspoken stand on various issues including idol worship, was shot dead at point-blank range by two unidentified men at his residence here on Sunday.

Aug 30, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

Know why Jain community is hurt with HC ruling on 'Santhara'

Hurt with the recent Rajasthan High Court ruling equating banned 'Santhara' - a centuries-old religious belief of Jains – with suicide, the members of Jain community will on Monday take out a peace rally in the city.

Aug 24, 2015, 12:43 PM IST

Karnataka Assembly polls 2013: The `most unsuccessful candidate` with penchant for polls

He has found a slot as the "Most Unsuccessful Candidate" in the `Limca Book of Records` fielding himself against political bigwigs in past but this time his attempt to even enter the fray has failed.

Apr 28, 2013, 17:06 PM IST