Janata Dal Secular

  • MPs rating: Deve Gowda scored 6.15 out of 10 in performance 09-04-2014 01:58 PM

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister and Janta Dal Secular Chief HD Deve gowda is a five-time sitting MP from Hassan, Karnataka. He scored 6.15 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. He scored 6.5 on 10 on the parameters...
  • LS polls: Rahul Gandhi to campaign for Nandan Nilekani in Bangalore 07-04-2014 12:19 AM

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will campaign on Monday for party candidates Nandan Nilekani, Rizwan Arshad and C Narayanaswamy contesting from the three Lok Sabha seats in Bangalore. "Gandhi will address a huge public meeting Monday evening in the National College grounds at Basavangudi, a part of the Bangalore South...
  • Janata Dal (Secular) to contest 11 Maharashtra Lok Sabha seats 10-02-2014 11:10 PM

    Janata Dal (Secular) plans to contest 11 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra. A decision to this effect was taken at a recent meeting of office bearers and senior leaders, including the party's state unit chief Sharad Patil. Party sources said deliberations at the meeting revolved around the political situation in...
  • Banglore: JDS MLA's brother arrested in a land-grabbing case 01-08-2013 03:19 PM

    Bangalore: The brother of a Janata Dal (Secular) MLA was arrested in a land-grabbing case on Thursday in Bangalore. JD(S) MLA Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy's brother Mahesh Kumar allegedly demolished a house while the residents were away. The house was brought down to rubble without any court order. Mahesh and seven...
  • We will sit in the opposition to protect state's interest: JDS 08-05-2013 05:59 PM

    JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy said his party will sit in the opposition to protect the interest of the state. "We will expose Congress if it will take illegal decisions. I am not disappointed with the result, will analyse the poll results and work to satisfy the people," he said. ...
  • Karnataka polls: Mixed bag of luck for family politics 08-05-2013 05:33 PM

    Bangalore: The family politics found favour with electorates in the May 5 Karnataka assembly elections with family members of prominent leaders winning in some of the constituencies. Father-son duo of Congress, Shamanoor Shivashankarappa-SS Mallikarjuna and M Krishnappa-Priya Krishna have won from their respective constituencies. While Shivashankarappa was elected from Davanagere...
  • Karnataka polls: Cong wins, BSY delivers knock-out punch to BJP 08-05-2013 03:07 PM

    Bangalore: The Congress returned to power in Karnataka after seven years, defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by a huge margin. Securing a clear majority on its own in a triangular fight, the party is now set to form the government on its own in Karnataka. The BJP suffered a...
  • Congress wins 13 seats, BJP bags 12 in Bangalore urban 08-05-2013 02:57 PM

    Bangalore: The constituencies in Bangalore urban area failed to give a clear verdict in favour of any party with the Congress winning 13, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 12 and the Janata Dal (Secular) bagging just three. The Bangalore urban district recorded 52.83 per cent voting on Sunday, the state...
  • Cong wins 13 seats, BJP bags 12 in Bangalore urban 08-05-2013 08:52 AM

    Bangalore: The constituencies in Bangalore urban area failed to give a clear verdict in favour of any party with the Congress winning 13, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 12 and the Janata Dal (Secular) bagging just three. The Bangalore urban district recorded 52.83 per cent voting on Sunday, the state...
  • Karnataka polls: JDS announces 1st list of candidates 05-04-2013 06:17 PM

    Bangalore: Former prime minister HD Deve Gowda-led JDS on Friday announced its first list of candidates for the May 5 Karnataka Assembly elections. Former chief minister and sitting MP HD Kumaraswamy and his wife Anitha will both be contesting. She will be fielded from Channapatna - known as the stronghold...
  • Karnataka local polls: BJP wins 12 districts 04-01-2011 09:12 AM

    Bangalore: BJP emerged as the single largest party in the crucial Karnataka panchayat elections on Tuesday. Though the panchayat polls have yielded no clear winner but the results come as a reprieve for Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa as the BJP emerged as the single largest party. In the local body...