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  • Third Front formation possible only after LS polls: Yechury February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Any Third Front alliance would only take shape after the Lok Sabha polls and not in the run up to it, CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury said on Monday even as heightened activity continues for the forging of such a coalition. "There is not going to be a (Third) Front...
  • K'taka: Protests over Cauvery continue; over 100 held October 1, 2012

    Bangalore: Protests against release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu continued for the second day on Monday with authorities deciding to deploy Rapid Action Force (RAF) to maintain peace in Mandya, the epicentre of the stir, even as four JD(S) MLAs and an MP submitted resignations to the party state...
  • Karnataka: JD(S) leader stabbed to death September 27, 2012

    Gulbarga: Janata Dal (S) leader Arvind Naroni was on Wednesday stabbed to death by two persons near Aland Naka on the outskirts of the city, police said. The duo who came on a motorbike, accosted him near a shopping complex, stabbed him on the back and neck and fled the...
  • Karnataka: 'Cong forced Kumaraswamy to join BJP' July 16, 2012

    Bangalore: The JD(S) on Sunday made an attempt to clear the doubts of Muslim leaders over the partys 2006 alliance with the BJP in 2006. Addressing Muslim leaders from all across the state, JD (S) supremo Deve Gowda admitted that his son, former chief minister H D Kumarswamy had...
  • 'Karnataka BJP is full of Mr 10 Percents' July 5, 2012

    Bangalore: Former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy alleged that most ministers in D V Sadananda Gowdas Cabinet have been working on a percentage basis. They never clear files without getting 10 per cent commission on all works, he charged. He was addressing a press conference here on Wednesday before inaugurating...
  • Gowda working on diktat of JD(S): BSY loyalists June 30, 2012

    Bangalore: The BS Yeddyurappa faction on Saturday launched a blistering attack on Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda accusing him of being influenced by the opposition Janata Dal (Secular) and not taking the state ministers into confidence. A day after nine ministers tendered their resignation, the faction sought to highlight the reasons...
  • President poll: Deve Gowda to support Pranab June 21, 2012

    Bangalore: Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Deve Gowda on Thursday announced his party's support to UPA's Presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee. Deve Gowda said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had sought his support after the Congress core committee cleared the name of Mukherjee, who himself called him two days ago. "I told...
  • K'taka: Cong to seek JD(S) help in Council poll December 20, 2011

    Bangalore: Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president Dr G Parameshwar said that efforts are being made to seek the support of the JD(S) and independent MLAs for the Congress candidate in the December22 election to the State Legislative Council. Speaking to the media on Sunday, he exuded confidence of the victory...
  • Karnataka Cong, JD(S) MLAs to join NCP? December 15, 2011

    BANGALORE: Year 2012 could trigger a major political shakeup in the state with Congress ally at the Centre, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) headed by Maharashtra strongman Sharad Pawar, planning to engineer a split in the Congress and JD(S) in the next three months. The poaching of Karnataka MLAs is...
  • FIR against SM Krishna in illegal mining case December 8, 2011

    Bangalore: An FIR has been registered against External Affairs Minister SM Krishna, Congress MP Dharam Singh and Janata Dal (Secular) MP HD Kumaraswamy in the illegal mining case. The FIR has been filed in relation to private complaint filed against them by one TJ Abraham in the Karnataka Lokayukta court. Krishna...
  • BSY arrest order an eye opener for CMs: JD(S) leader October 15, 2011

    JD(S) leader MC Nanaiah said that the arrest warrant against Yeddyurappa was a lesson for politicians breaking rules. ...
  • HC refuses to stay trial against Kumaraswamy August 30, 2011

    Bangalore: Karnataka High Court on Tuesday refused to grant stay on the proceedings initiated against former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy and his wife by a lower court on a private complaint filed against them. Justice KN Keshavanarayan rejected the applications filed by Kumaraswamy and his wife Anita praying for staying the...
  • Who will succeed BS Yeddyurappa? July 28, 2011

    The BJP leaders will meet in Bangalore on Friday to choose the new Karnataka chief minister. ...
  • Police deny permission for Gowda's dharna June 26, 2011

    Bangalore: Police on Sunday denied permission to former Prime Minister HD Devegowda to stage a daylong dharna in front of Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa's official residence on Monday. Devegowda had planned the dharna against alleged nonrelease of funds for developmental works in his Lok Sabha constituency of Hassan district. Bangalore City Police...
  • Left, JD(S) demand Yeddyurappa's resignation May 19, 2011

    New Delhi: The Left parties and JD(S) on Thursday demanded the resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa and Assembly Speaker KG Bopaiah contending that the Supreme Court decision quashing the disqualification of 16 MLAs was a "clear and severe" indictment of both. The Left parties had no objection to BJP...
  • PM won't be undemocratic: Yeddyurappa May 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa says he has full faith in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's judgement and hopes that he (Singh) will never take any undemocratic decision. Yeddyurappa is in New Delhi with 121 BJP MLAs and they will be paraded before President Pratibha Patil on Tuesday at...
  • 'Corruption would have tainted Mahatma Gandhi' April 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Janata Dal (Secular) Karnataka unit President and former state chief minister HD Kumaraswamy has kicked up a row by saying that the corruption rot runs so deep in India that even Mahatma Gandhi would have been corrupt if he had practiced politics in today's times. "Today, politics and corruption...
  • Karnataka CM hits back at Sonia December 14, 2010

    Bangalore: Hitting back at Congress President Sonia Gandhi for hurling charges of corruption against him, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Tuesday shot off a letter to her asking her to provide proof for her allegations. "The charges against me are baseless and made with the intention of maligning my government",...
  • Yeddyurappa family got land at throwaway price November 17, 2010

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa has allegedly got land worth several crores allotted to his family members for very low price. Documents exclusively accessed by CNNIBN show that Yeddyurappa bent every rule in the book, only to ensure allotment of land for his sons and other family members. Yeddyurappa family...
  • Yeddyurappa involved in multicrore land scam November 17, 2010

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa is in trouble for his alleged involvement in a multicrore land scam in the state. Documents exclusively accessed by CNNIBN show that Yeddyurappa bent every rule in the book, only to ensure allotment of land for his sons and other family members. In this season...
  • JDS blames corruption for Karnataka crisis October 7, 2010

    Senior JD (S) leader H D Kumaraswami blames chief minister Yeddyurappa for all the political uncertainty. ...
  • Karnataka bypoll: BJP, JD(S) win one seat each September 16, 2010

    Bangalore: In a mixed outcome for the ruling BJP in Karnataka, the party on Thursday wrested one seat from the Congress and lost another to JD(S) in the byelections to Gulbarga South and Kadur Assembly constituencies. In the prestigious byelections held on September 13, BJP's YC Vishwanath, a medical practitioner, won...
  • Parties accuse each other of fraud in K'taka July 21, 2010

    While the Reddy brothers have accused Kumaraswamy of graft, JDS and Cong claim they have documentary proof against the Reddys. ...
  • Reddys, exCM throw muck at each other July 21, 2010

    Bangalore: Karnataka Tourism Minister G Janardhana Reddy on Tuesday targeted former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy, accusing him of money laundering and fraudulent transactions. "Within a month after becoming Chief Minister in February 2006, Kumaraswamy deposited a whopping Rs.36 crore in the joint bank account of BSK Trading, a firm owned...
  • Oppn's sitin ends, K'taka houses adjourned sine die July 16, 2010

    Bangalore: The fourday stand off in Karnataka legislature between the government and the opposition over the latter's demand for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into illegal mining ended on Friday as the two houses were adjourned sine die after passing various bills amid slogan shouting. "We have called off...
  • K'taka Opposition MLAs spent 2nd night in Assembly July 14, 2010

    Hyderabad: The drama in Karnataka Assembly continues as Opposition MLAs spent another night in the house on Tuesday. The Opposition MLAs belonging to the Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) are demanding an investigation by the CBI into the alleged incidents of illegal mining in the state in which the Bellary...
  • Karnataka Governor a Cong stooge: BJP July 13, 2010

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday alleged that Karnataka Governor H R Bharadwaj was trying to "destabilise" its government in the state and said it would ask President Pratibha Patil to "check" him. The BJP's reaction came as Bharadwaj on Tuesday met the President in New Delhi and...
  • Focus back on Reddys as K'taka crisis rages on July 13, 2010

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Tuesday ruled out an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation into the alleged incidents of illegal mining by Reddy brothers even as Governor HR Bhardwaj said that corrupt ministers must not be allowed to continue in office. Bhardwaj met President Pratibha Patil...
  • K'taka Opposition MLAs spend night in Assembly July 13, 2010

    Bangalore: Karnataka Assembly has been witnessing high drama over the last few days. The Opposition added one more chapter on Monday when Congress and Janata Dal(Secular) MLAs spend the entire night inside the Assembly building to mount pressure on the state government for an investigation by the Central Bureau of...
  • Will pay IAF dues within 3 days of court order: Gowda June 30, 2010

    Bangalore: Former Prime Minister and JDS chief H D Deve Gowda on Wednesday said he will pay Rs 54 lakh dues to the Indian Air Force, which has approached the Delhi High Court to recover the money. "I will pay the entire dues once the high court orders. Within three days...