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Karnataka politics

Deshhit: HD Kumaraswamy defends 'kill mercilessly' statement

A day after after a video clip of HD Kumaraswamy telling someone that the killers of Janata Dal Secular (JD-S) leader be shown no mercy emerged, Karnataka Chief Minister defended himself saying,”I was emotional at that moment.” Watch this video to know more.

Dec 25, 2018, 22:06 PM IST

5W1H: Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy faces heat for 'kill' remark

The BJP has come out with a stinging attack on Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy for his remarks in which he was caught on camera saying the men suspected of murdering his party worker should be 'killed mercilessly' in a shootout. Watch this video to know more.

Dec 25, 2018, 17:38 PM IST

Kumaraswamy meets Rahul Gandhi over reports of JDS-Congress rift in Karnataka

Senior JDS leader Danish Ali and KC Venugopal of the Congress were also part of the meeting between Kumaraswamy and Rahul Gandhi.

Jun 18, 2018, 11:36 AM IST

Why this Kaala-Kaveri Di? Tamil Nadu and Karnataka must talk to each other, not talk at each other

Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are exemplary for the rest of India on many fronts. Surely, they can work this issue out.

Jun 05, 2018, 13:09 PM IST

Resentment in Congress over alliance with JDS in Karnataka? Kumaraswamy calls it bogus, fake news

On the issue of the alliance completing full term in power Karnataka, senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar says “time will answer” the question.

May 21, 2018, 12:38 PM IST

Karnataka government formation live updates: Janata Dal Secular (JDS) leader HD Kumaraswamy, Congress strategise; Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) looks from sidelines

Ahead of taking oath as the Chief Minister of Karnataka, Janata Dal Secular (JDS) leader HD Kumaraswamy is slated to meet Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi on Monday. The leaders are expected to take final decision concerning formation of government. A decision is likely on the power sharing formula between the Congress and the JDS in the state during the meeting. This comes a day after Kumaraswamy told mediapersons on Sunday that a decision on allocation of portfolios was yet to be taken.

May 21, 2018, 06:34 AM IST

Kumaraswamy hits back at Rajinikanth for comments on Cauvery issue

Kumaraswamy is all set to take over as the Karnataka Chief Minister on May 23.

May 20, 2018, 22:41 PM IST

Mockery of democracy: Rajinikanth targets BJP, Governor over Karnataka drama

BJP asking for some more time and Governor giving 15-day time was a mockery of democracy, said Rajinikanth.

May 20, 2018, 14:21 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi should probe BJP MLAs who tried to bribe Karnataka Congress and JDS lawmakers, says Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi should prove to nation his commitment to fight against corruption, said the Congress.

May 20, 2018, 13:31 PM IST

Caste, communists, cinema, Cauvery: Why BJP cannot jump easily over the C factors in southern India

The southern states are miles ahead or miles away from most of BJP's pet poll planks: national security, law and order, Hindutva and the fight against corruption.

Apr 10, 2018, 18:38 PM IST

SM Krishna signals return to Karnataka politics

Former external affairs minister SM Krishna has enrolled himself as an electorate in the Maddur Assembly constituency.

Jan 03, 2013, 19:00 PM IST

Karnataka politics has hit new low: Lokayukta

Politics in Karnataka has hit a new low and the politicians` standard response to graft charges against them is to make counter-allegations, the state`s Lokayukta (ombudsman) N Santosh Hegde said on Sunday.

Jul 03, 2011, 16:20 PM IST