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BJP accuses Congress govt of trying to wind up Lokayukta in Karnataka

BJP members in the Karnataka Assembly continued their dharna for the second day on Wednesday, accusing the Congress government of trying to wind up the Lokayukta institution, but later withdrew it following an appeal by the Speaker Kagodu Thimmappa.

Nov 25, 2015, 22:31 PM IST

Farmers' suicide issue rocks Karnataka Assembly; Siddaramaih says no need to learn lessons from BJP

The issue of farmers' suicide rocked the Assembly on Monday with BJP members entering the Well of the House, demanding a debate on it and dubbing the Siddaramaiah government as "anti-farmer".

Jul 13, 2015, 16:04 PM IST

Govt serious about tackling cricket betting: Home Minister

Karnataka Government is serious about tackling cricket betting in the state and even ready to hand over the case to CBI, Home Minister K J George said here on Friday.

Jul 10, 2015, 14:35 PM IST

Karnataka Speaker pulls up govt over absence of ministers in House

Karnataka Legislative Assembly Speaker Kagodu Thimmappa on Thursday pulled up the government over absence of ministers in the House during a discussion on development activities in north Karnataka.

Jul 09, 2015, 14:18 PM IST

Shettar demands scrutiny on developmental works in north Karnataka

Opposition Leader Jagadish Shettar on Wednesday demanded a scrutiny on development work in North Karnataka region for which Rs 14,000 crore has been spent in the last eight years as per the Nanjundappa Committee report on regional imbalance.

Jul 08, 2015, 20:20 PM IST

BJP demands debate on cheque bouncing case against minister

Opposition BJP in the Karnataka Assembly on Tuesday demanded discussion on the alleged cheque bounce case against Minister for Textiles Baburao Chinchansur, saying he was "not fit" to be in office and was threatening the complainant.

Jul 07, 2015, 14:18 PM IST

Youth fighting corruption murdered; BJP demands debate in Karnataka Assembly

Opposition BJP on Thursday demanded discussion in the assembly on alleged murder of a youth in Koppal district who spoke against corruption, charging that the district in charge Minister was "shielding those involved."

Jul 02, 2015, 14:47 PM IST

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.

Jun 28, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

BJP reminds Siddaramaiah govt of fiscal responsibilities

Reminding the Siddaramaiah government of its fiscal responsibilities, opposition BJP leader Jagadish Shettar Tuesday criticised it for the loans it has taken in the last two years compared to previous BJP rule.

Mar 24, 2015, 16:50 PM IST

'Stubborn' Karnataka ​govt trying to hush up IAS officer's death case: Shettar

Leader of Opposition in the Karnataka Assembly, Jagadish Shettar, on Thursday accused the Siddaramaiah-led state government of acting in a stubborn manner over IAS officer DK Ravi's death case, and said that it was trying to hush up the matter by not agreeing to the demand for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe.

Mar 19, 2015, 13:57 PM IST

Karnataka: BJP, JDS members stage walkout over cane growers issue

The BJP and JDS members on Monday staged a walkout from the Karnataka Assembly over state government's alleged failure to ensure payment of Rs 2,500 per tonne to cane growers with immediate effect.

Dec 15, 2014, 14:55 PM IST

BJP win in Haryana, Maharashtra to impact Karnataka politics: Shettar

Former Karnataka Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly Jagadish Shettar Tuesday said BJP's victory in Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections will have its bearing on state politics.

Oct 21, 2014, 19:15 PM IST

BJP looks for more than 20 seats in Karnataka

Banking on the "Narendra Modi wave" for a turnaround in its fortunes, BJP`s Karnataka unit Monday expressed confidence of winning more than 20 of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in the April 17 elections in the state.

Apr 21, 2014, 20:26 PM IST

BJP withdraws dharna over SI`s death in Gulbarga gun battle

BJP members who were staging dharna in the legislative assembly over the death of a police official in a gun battle with a criminal in Gulbarga withdrew their protest on Monday after Home Minister KJ George said the status report on CID probe into matter would be placed in the House before the close of the ongoing session.

Jan 27, 2014, 17:00 PM IST

Jagadish Shettar attacks Siddaramaiah

Chief minister Siddaramaiah’s proposed visit China was once again subject to criticism, this time by former chief minister Jagadish Shettar.

Sep 10, 2013, 13:19 PM IST

Karnataka governor`s address devoid of anything new: Opposition JDS, BJP

Opposition JDS and BJP slammed Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj`s address to the joint session of the state legislature, saying it was devoid of any new programme and policy and lacked direction.

Jun 03, 2013, 18:13 PM IST

Jagadish Shettar is new BJP legislature party leader

Former Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar was on Tuesday unanimously elected leader of the legislature party of BJP, which suffered an ignominious defeat in the recent state Assembly polls losing power to Congress.

May 14, 2013, 23:59 PM IST

Not a positive mandate for Congress: Shettar

Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on Wednesday said the BJP accepted the people`s mandate in the assembly polls but claimed it was not a "positive" verdict for Congress.

May 08, 2013, 22:08 PM IST

Karnataka CM Shettar resigns after BJP`s rout

Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on Wednesday resigned after his ruling BJP faced a humiliating defeat in the 14th state legislative assembly elections held on Sunday.

May 08, 2013, 20:59 PM IST

How BJP lost the way in Karnataka!

It is time for BJP to convince the people of India that they really are a ‘party with a difference’.

May 08, 2013, 18:42 PM IST