• LS polls: Does the 'tainted' Sriramulu stand a chance in Bellary? Yesterday

    Bellary: As Karnataka goes to polls this week, CNN-IBN takes a look at Bellary, better known as the mining republic of India. It's in the news mostly for all the wrong reasons like the illegal mining mafia. This time around, the BJP's lone face in the area, B Sriramulu, is...
  • BPAC endorses 12 Bangalore candidates, gives sponsorship of Rs 4 lakh 3 days ago

    Bangalore: Bangalore voters witnessed rival candidates, Congress's Nandan Nilekani and BJP's Ananth Kumar, coming together for a debate in all the three constituencies of the city. The event organised by the Bangalore Political Agenda Committee (BPAC) has endorsed all the 12 main candidates and will give financial support to all...
  • Yeddyurappa dismisses corruption allegations, says he's being targeted April 6, 2014

    Bangalore: BJP candidate from Shimoga BS Yeddyurappa shrugged away allegations of corruption against him by his opponents. This comes after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in Bellary last week had attacked the BJP for giving tickets to 'tainted' leaders like Yeddyurappa. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Yeddyurappa blamed the Congress for creating...
  • My popularity makes Congress nervous, says Yeddyurappa April 6, 2014

    Bangalore: BJP candidate from Shimoga BS Yeddyurappa shrugged away allegations of corruption against him by his opponents. This comes after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in Bellary last week had attacked the BJP for giving tickets to 'tainted' leaders like Yeddyurappa. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Yeddyurappa blamed the Congress for creating...
  • Cobrapost sting true, but Babri demolition not planned: Muthalik April 5, 2014

    Bangalore: Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik has admitted that he too was part of the Ram Janmabhoomi movement during the demolition of Babri Masjid. Muthalik's confession comes after the Cobrapost sting operation which claims that Babri Masjid demolition was planned and that senior BJP and Sangh Parivar leaders were...
  • Mangalore: Cong woman councillor alleges molestation by Hindutva group April 3, 2014

    Mangalore: A Congress councillor in Mangalore has alleged that she was molested by a group of men from the right-wing group Hindu Jagarana Vedike while she was campaigning for her party on Sunday. The councillor claims that the incident happened while she was holding a door-to-door campaign in Kodigere area....
  • SM Krishna accuses Modi of 'sidelining' senior BJP leaders April 2, 2014

    Bangalore: Senior Congress leader SM Krishna on Wednesday launched his election campaign for the party's candidates with a scathing attack on Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). "There is no such thing as a Modi wave in the country. Such an illusion is being created by vested interests,"...
  • Snapshot: Vivek Oberoi campaigns for his mother-in-law in Bangalore March 30, 2014

    With Lok Sabha elections round the corner, the candidates are trying hard to garner as many votes and for many it's a debut. Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi was reportedly campaigning for his mother-in-law Nandini Alva, who is the Janata Dal Secular candidate from Bangalore Central. The media team of Bangalore...
  • Bangalore: Ugly scenes at Ananth Kumar, Nilekani debate; supporters clash March 30, 2014

    Bangalore: It is not everyday that one gets to see candidates from rival parties sharing the stage, agreeing to engage in a healthy discussion on the issues in their constituency. What was meant to be a civilised debate between the four key candidates of Bangalore South constituency turned ugly in...
  • Bangalore: Wives campaign for Nandan Nilekani, Ananth Kumar March 29, 2014

    Bangalore: It is an interesting battle in Bangalore South this election where Congress's Nandan Nilekani is facing BJP's Ananth Kumar. CNN-IBN joined Nandan Nilekani's wife Rohini and Ananth Kumar's wife Tejaswini on the campaign trail. On an early Sunday morning, Rohini Nilekani stepped out on yet another padyatra. Ever an...
  • Wage woes: Toyota workers seek Karnataka government's intervention March 18, 2014

    Bangalore: The Toyota employees union has sought the Karnataka government's intervention yet again. This came after the Toyota Motors Indian unit temporarily suspended production at its two plants near Bangalore. The unit has been on a lockdown since Sunday after wage negotiations between the workers and management failed. The talks...
  • Traffic snarls in Bangalore as Kejriwal holds road shows March 15, 2014

    Bangalore: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal reached Bangalore on Saturday to campaign for the party's Lok Sabha candidates. Kejriwal held road shows across the city during which major traffic snarls were reported from parts of the city. "These political rallies disrupt the traffic. It causes problems for the commuters,"...
  • Protests after Bangalore reporters jailed for sting attempt March 14, 2014

    Bangalore: Media persons in Bangalore staged a protest after two journalists caught trying to do a sting operation on Karnataka's power Minister DK Shivakumar were detained by the police. Both the journalists are employees of a Kannada channel. The under cover reporters had approached the minister two weeks ago posing...
  • Former Congress MP Tejaswani Ramesh joins BJP March 12, 2014

    Bangalore: In the election season where politicians switch sides and parties, the latest to join the bandwagon is former Congress MP from Kanakpura constituency (currently Bangalore Rural) who joined the BJP on Wednesday. Karnataka BJP chief Prahlad Joshi and other state leaders welcomed her into the party after the election...
  • Congress primary shows its bankruptcy, easy victory for BJP: Gowda March 12, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister and BJP's Vice President DV Sadananda Gowda will be contesting from Bangalore North Lok Sabha seat this time. This is his third Lok Sabha constituency since 2004. In 2004, he won from Mangalore, in 2009, he won from neighbouring Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Seat. Speaking about his...