Bangalore

  • There is an anti-Ananth Kumar wave in Bangalore South: Nandan Nilekani 16-04-2014 09:36 AM

    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...
  • Bangalore: AC bus catches fire, six charred to death 16-04-2014 07:14 AM

    Bangalore: In a tragic incident a bus travelling from Davangere in Karnataka to Bangalore caught fire early on Wednesday morning. Six people were burnt to death in the incident. The Sleeper AC bus had 29 people on board. The driver is absconding after the incident. YS Ravikumar,SP, Chitradurga told CNN-IBN,...
  • Yuvraj, Kohli enough to take RCB to IPL 7 title: Sandeep Warrier 15-04-2014 11:47 AM

    Kerala is fast becoming a state with a knack of producing promising cricketers. After young sensation Sanju Samson and stylish batsmen VA Jagadeesh and Sachin Baby, there is another name that's in the fast lane to success - Sandeep Warrier. The right-arm medium pacer, who made his first-class debut in...
  • IPL 7: Make-or-break time for Yuvraj Singh 15-04-2014 09:01 AM

    Subjected to global censure for his failure in the ICC World Twenty20 final, India's World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh is under immense pressure to perform in the Indian Premier League (IPL) - on which may also hinge his chances of playing the 2015 World Cup. Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat...
  • We are going to start 'Gangnam' together with Yuvi: Gayle 14-04-2014 10:19 PM

    Bangalore: West Indian batsman Chris Gayle on Monday said that he was looking forward to play along with the likes of Yuvraj Singh in Royal Challengers Bangalore team in the IPL which begins in the UAE on Wednesday. "Yeah, looking forward to be with some international stars. Well Yuvi is...
  • IPL 7: RCB's hopes rest on top-heavy batting 14-04-2014 11:50 AM

    Home to some of the most destructive modern-day cricketers, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have never been shy of spending money at the players' auction and have bagged the most sought after talents in their line-up throughout the previous six editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The franchise is...
  • RCB excite a lot of people in the IPL: Virat Kohli 14-04-2014 08:45 AM

    Virat Kohli is upbeat about Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) chances at the Indian Premier League (IPL) that begins April 16, and he believes he has the team that can go all the way, saying: "Hopefully, this would be RCB's year." Kohli - who has been in scintillating form for India...
  • Virat Kohli confident of winning maiden title for RCB in IPL 7 13-04-2014 03:10 PM

    The critics might say that the Indian Premier League is adding to the players' burden in a packed international calendar but Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday said the T20 event actually helps them relax and enjoy themselves. "The more we enjoy cricket, it will be that much...
  • BPAC endorses 12 Bangalore candidates, gives sponsorship of Rs 4 lakh 13-04-2014 08:49 AM

    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...
  • My stint with RCB will help me improve, says Kenya's Tanmay Mishra 11-04-2014 06:19 PM

    Bangalore: Mumbai-born Kenyan cricketer Tanmay Mishra knows that it will be an arduous task to break into the playing XI of Royal Challengers Bangalore but is hopeful that it will be a great learning experience for him. "I'm very excited when I was picked by RCB. I knew I'm going...
  • Nilekani posts questions demanding answers, Ananth Kumar ignores 11-04-2014 03:28 PM

    Bangalore: The Congress candidate from Bangalore South and IT pioneer Nandan Nilekani has launched an all out war on his BJP opponent and sitting MP Ananth Kumar. Nilekani, who is the richest candidate in the entire country with declared assets worth Rs.7710 Crore, has taken to social media to attack...
  • LS polls: A week long holiday may affect voter turnout in Bangalore 11-04-2014 12:52 PM

    Bangalore: The Lok Sabha candidates from Bangalore have to battle not just the unusual April heat, they are also battling a week long holiday. The entire state of Karnataka is going to polls on April 17 in a single phase. The next day April 18 is a Good Friday. Two...
  • Ashok Dinda can't wait anymore to don the RCB jersey at IPL 7 11-04-2014 08:35 AM

    Ashok Dinda, now a Royal Challenger in the Bangalore franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL), will be playing under the future India captain Virat Kohli at RCB in IPL 7 and is focused on just performing well and doing it consistently. A spectacular show in the domestic circuit got...
  • India's greatest match-winner Yuvraj still worth crores: Gambhir 08-04-2014 07:39 PM

    New Delhi: Senior opener Gautam Gambhir says "had there been an IPL auction, he would have still gone" for Yuvraj Singh and called him India's "greatest match-winner" in limited overs cricket. "I don't think any cricketer has criticised Yuvraj. It is the media which has attacked him and we need...
  • Bangalore North: Lawyers, lawmakers and the law 08-04-2014 12:12 PM

    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...
  • Double blow for Jaya, Chennai and Bangalore courts demand her appearance 03-04-2014 04:38 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has suffered two legal blows on Thursday. The additional chief metropolitan court in Chennai has dismissed the petition filed by the CM seeking her exemption from appearing in court. The case relates to the non-filing of IT returns from 1991 to 1994. The...
  • Congress's SM Krishna praises RSS, asks party to learn lessons from it 02-04-2014 07:08 PM

    Bangalore: Senior Congress leader and former External Affairs Minister SM Krishna praised Rashrtiya Swayamsevak Sangh and asked the party to learn lessons from the organisation. Former Karnataka chief Minister praised the RSS for the organisation's ability to mobilise voters. The remarks came during the inauguration of a district Congress committee...
  • Snapshot: Vivek Oberoi campaigns for his mother-in-law in Bangalore 30-03-2014 11:49 PM

    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...
  • High drama during public debate between Bangalore South candidates 29-03-2014 05:20 PM

    Bangalore: A high drama was witnessed during a public debate between Bangalore South candidates on Saturday. The debate between BJP's Ananth Kumar, Congress's Nandan Nilekani, AAP's Nina Nayak, JDS candidate Ruth Manorama turned ugly when supporters of the BJP and Congress started hooting at each other. The ruckus began when...
  • With a fractured wrist, Rohini Nilekani campaigns for husband Nandan 29-03-2014 02:18 PM

    Bangalore: It was a quintessential Sunday morning in Bangalore. That rare time when the roads are empty, unlike the maddening traffic hours of the weekdays. We're headed to Jayanagar 5th block in Bangalore South constituency. Election campaigning is in full-swing in one of the most-watched constituencies this Lok Sabha elections....
  • Bangalore: Wives campaign for Nandan Nilekani, Ananth Kumar 29-03-2014 12:05 PM

    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...
  • Karnataka: Dosa in the shape of EC slogan alphabets to attract voters 28-03-2014 01:23 PM

    Ramanagara (Bangalore rural): The Ramanagara district administration has come out with an innovative idea to create awareness among the voters about their rights. It is distributing free dosa to people at the local KSRTC bus stand. These dosas are made in the shape of Kannada letters and sentences like 'Nanna...
  • Muthalik to take on Nilekani and Ananth Kumar, fight from Dharwad too 27-03-2014 08:51 PM

    Bangalore: Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik who was thrown out of the BJP in less than five hours of his induction is now an angry man. Muthalik is contesting from two Lok Sabha seats, Dharwad and Bangalore South. Muthalik who hit national headlines in early 2009 after he and...
  • Nilekani complains to EC against Ananth Kumar 25-03-2014 09:14 PM

    Bangalore: Congress candidate Nandan Nilekani, contesting from the high-profile Bangalore South Lok Sabha constituency, Tuesday complained to the Election Commission and the Press Council on charges levelled against him by BJP candidate Ananth Kumar on the unique identity scheme Aadhaar. "Ananth Kumar is trying to gain mileage by abusing a...
  • LS polls: Bangalore Central, where the minorities make up the majority 25-03-2014 01:10 PM

    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...
  • Nandan Nilekani, one of India's richest candidates, files nomination papers 21-03-2014 02:45 PM

    Bangalore: One of the county's richest candidates Nandan Nilekani filed his nomination papers on Friday to fight from the Bangalore South Lok Sabha seat. He declared his assets at Rs 7,700 crore while filing his affidavit with the electoral officer. "I have made my money through honest means. It is...
  • Photos: Nandan Nilekani campaigns in Bangalore South 21-03-2014 11:40 AM

    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 21-03-2014 11:14 AM

    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 20-03-2014 11:54 PM

    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;...
  • Key candidates and seats: Nandan Nilekani, Shashi Tharoor and A Raja 20-03-2014 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: All eyes are on these three Lok Sabha seats in the South. In Bangalore South, Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani of the Congress is taking on BJP's five time MP and former union minister Ananth Kumar. Following former IT czar Nandan Nilekani's candidature; Bangalore South constituency has become a...