• Bangalore: Security guard sexually abuses seven-year-old girl 6 days ago

    Bangalore: The Police have arrested a security guard in south-east Bangalore for trying to rape a seven year old girl on Thursday, the polling day. The girl is the daugther of parents who work as construction labourers, was playing with two others outside her home, when Raju allegedly lured her...
  • Congress will go down to single digit in Karnataka: Ananth Kumar 1 week ago

    After casting his vote on Thursday, BJP leader Ananth Kumar said, "This election is very challenging for the Congress. In Karnataka, Congress will go down to single digit in Karnataka. People will get a combination of Ananth Kumar and Narendra Modi." ...
  • There is an anti-Ananth Kumar wave in Bangalore South: Nandan Nilekani April 16, 2014

    Bangalore: All eyes are on the battle for Bangalore South in Karnataka where Infosys co-founder and Congress candidate Nandan Nilekani is up against five-time MP Ananth Kumar of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Nilekani said he is confident of beating Ananth Kumar. "People are ready for change. There's...
  • LS poll: Nandan Nilekani confident of winning from Bangalore South April 15, 2014

    On the last day of campaigning, Congress Bangalore South candidate Nandan Nilekani is very confident that people will vote for him. He said, "People are ready for change. There is a huge anti-Ananth Kumar wave. I am very confident that people of Bangalore South will vote for us. I expect...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Karnataka April 9, 2014

    Just days to go before 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN's Deepa Balakrishnan visits Karnataka to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituency. Karnataka is set to vote on April 17. ...
  • Watch: Campaign trail with actor-turned-politician Ramya April 9, 2014

    It's been a starry seat for long and this time again actor turned politician Ramya is fighting for re-election from Mandya in Karnataka. CNN-IBN's Deepa Balakrishnan hit the campaign trail with the Congress candidate. ...
  • Bangalore North: Lawyers, lawmakers and the law April 8, 2014

    Bangalore: "Trust me, I'm a lawyer." Yes, you may laugh; but that's the one credential that all three major candidates in Bangalore North will be going to the voter with. A fourth will probably say - Trust me, I'm a former cop. The Bangalore North constituency is being wooed by...
  • LS polls: Bangalore Central, where the minorities make up the majority March 25, 2014

    Bangalore: "This is a seat for a Muslim," Jaffer Sharief quotes the delimitation commissioner as having told him (about Bangalore Central) a few years back, when Bangalore Urban district was split into three Lok Sabha constituencies based on its population. Well, the one thing central to the Bangalore Central constituency...
  • Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy to take on Moily in Chikkaballapur March 25, 2014

    Bengaluru: Looking for new ground after suffering major losses in the by-elections in 2013, the Janata Dal Secular has decided to field former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy in the Chikkaballapur Lok Sabha constituency against Union Petroleum and Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily. The JDS sources say Kumaraswamy will be...
  • Photos: Nandan Nilekani campaigns in Bangalore South March 21, 2014

    Congress's Bangalore South candidate Nandan Nilekani is leaving no stone unturned in campaigning for the coming Lok Sabha elections. Over the past three weeks, Nilekani is suddenly seen eating idlis at darshinis asking for ideas for Bangalore, taking a bus to the local football match, playing badminton one day and...
  • Battle Royale at Bangalore South seat: Nandan Nilekani vs Ananth Kumar March 21, 2014

    Bangalore: The grandige angadis (petty shops that sell puja accessories) of Gandhi Bazaar, the suave paved-and-asphalted roads and expressway to electronic city, the tree-lined Basavanagudi, the flyover-lined Vijayanagar, the BTM Layout homes of bureaucrats, it's all these areas that will decide who will win the Bangalore South Lok Sabha seat,...
  • From Rs 200 to 7,700 crore, self-made Nandan Nilekani an inspiration for many March 20, 2014

    Bangalore: A day before filing his nomination for the Lok Sabha elections, former UIDAI chief Nandan Nilekani, who is also the co-founder of Infosys, alongwith his wife Rohini Nilekani on Thursday disclosed details of his assets. "I started out with Rs 200 in my pocket, when I graduated from IIT;...
  • TV18 launches Kannada news channel ETV Kannada March 20, 2014

    TV18's Kannada news channel ETV Kannada was launched at a star studded event in Bangalore on Wednesday. ...
  • LS polls: Kejriwal undecided on challenging Modi in Varanasi March 16, 2014

    New Delhi: As the buzz surrounding Narendra Modi's candidature from Varanasi came to a rest when the BJP replaced senior party leader Murli Manohar Joshi and gave the former a ticket from the constituency, AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal says that he has not yet decided whether to contest against the...
  • Not afraid of Nilekani, Aadhaar a national threat: BJP's Ananth Kumar March 12, 2014

    Bangalore: Days after the Congress pitched Infosys co-founder and Aadhaar founder Nandan Nilekani against Bharatiya Janata Party's five time MP Ananth Kumar from the Bangalore South constituency, the latter has said that he faces no threat from the technocrat-turned-politician. While targeting Nilekani, Kumar also called the Aadhaar card a national...