Karnataka

  • Bypoll results: Congress wins key seats in 4 states, BJP suffers defeat in Bellary August 25, 2014

    The bypoll results on Monday have resulted in a setback to the Bharatiya Janata Party, which witnessed a spectacular victory in the Lok Sabha elections. In Bihar, the RJD-JDU-Congress alliance won six out of the 10 Assembly seats. The Congress also won key seats of Bellary in Karnataka and Patiala...
  • Can a consolidation of Opposition forces really block the Modi juggernaut? August 25, 2014

    It was a big day for the grand alliance of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, Janata Dal United and the Congress in Bihar as it swept six out of the 10 assembly seats that went to polls last week. The BJP was brought down to four seats. ...
  • Karnataka bypolls: Congress wrests Bellary from BJP August 25, 2014

    The ruling Congress in Karnataka has registered a big win in the assembly by-polls. It has won two of the total three seats went to polls on August 21. The BJP has won one seat. The Congress candidate NY Gopalakrishna has won the seat by 34,000 votes. ...
  • The litmus test is whether RJD-JDU alliance will work or not: Political Analyst August 25, 2014

    The results for assembly bypolls held in four states - Punjab, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka will be declared today. These are the first assembly bypolls after the political realignment in Bihar. Political Analyst Manisha Priyam said, "the litmus test is whether RJD-JDU alliance will work or not. This alliance...
  • Remove local police, bring in central forces in Belgaum: Shiv Sena July 28, 2014

    Speaking on the Belgaum border dispute, Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut said that the Centre should deploy its forces in the region and remove local police from there. ...
  • Travel Escapes: Exploring Chikmagalur, Mussoorie and Manali July 26, 2014

    CNN-IBN in partnership with Cleartrip brings to you the special series 'Travel escapes' that will explore 18 destinations and 18 resorts. In this the episode, watch our journey through Chikmagalur, Mussoorie and Manali. ...
  • Karnataka CM clarifies his remark July 24, 2014

    Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has been forced to clarify his insensitive comment on being questioned about the rape of a six-year-old in a top Bangalore school. He had lost his cool and asked reporters if the Bangalore rape was the only news they had. ...
  • Student rape: Bangalore police chief fails to explain his transfer July 22, 2014

    Two weeks after a 6-year-old girl was raped in her school premises in Bangalore, Police Commissioner Raghavendra Auradkar has been transferred. The police chief, however, said that he cannot explain why he was transferred. The move also raised question whether it was a face-saving move by the Karnataka government. ...
  • Watch: Parents protest, Bangalore school evasive in student rape case July 17, 2014

    Angry parents are protesting outside a prominent international school in Bangalore after two of its staff members allegedly raped a six-year-old girl inside the school premises. The school management has refused to accept responsibility for the incident and added that they will bolster the security measures. ...
  • Karnataka Assembly panel blames mobiles for rise in rape and molestation cases July 12, 2014

    In a bizarre recommendation, a Karnataka Assembly panel said that the State Government ban mobile phones in schools and colleges. "Cell phones are the root cause of rise in rape and molestation cases," the panel said. ...
  • Ready to give statement: Karnataka MLA accused of beating policemen July 6, 2014

    Karnataka MLA A Vijayanand Kashappanavar who was accused of assaulting two constables, has said that he is ready to give his statement to the police. ...
  • Bangalore: IPS officer accuses police department of trying to defame him June 1, 2014

    A revolt is brewing within the local police department in Bangalore. This after a senior IPS officer was accused of clicking a woman's picture at a coffee shop without her consent. The officer though is claiming a conspiracy is at play and said it's an attempt by senior officers from...
  • People want to see Modi as the PM: Sriramulu April 17, 2014

    BJP candidate from Bellary, Sriramulu while speaking to CNN IBN said that people wanted to see Narendra Modi as the PM. ...
  • Watch: Why Mohandas Pai doesn't want to join politics April 17, 2014

    Mohandas Pai, Chairman of Manipal Global Education, says, "I believe the work we do in Bangalore Political Action Committee (BPAC) is much more important than standing up as a candidate. I don't think that if I enter politics I'll be able to make as much of an impact as I...
  • Want change for better politics and governance: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw April 17, 2014

    Kiran Mazumdar Shaw is the Chairman and Managing Director of Biocon, India's largest Biotechnology company. She tells us why she is going to vote. ...
  • Watch: BS Yeddyurappa cast his vote in Shimoga April 17, 2014

    Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa was amongst the early voters in Shimoga, Karnataka. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Ananthakumar does a U-turn on anti-Modi comment but still opposes BJP April 8, 2014

    After claiming that he would leave India if Narendra Modi ever became the PM, Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy has now said that he has no such plans. Ananthamurthy said that his comment was made in the heat of the moment but maintained that he continues to oppose the BJP. ...
  • Narendra Modi misused CM office to tap phones of women: Rahul Gandhi April 7, 2014

    Rahul Gandhi hit out at Narendra Modi over the snoopgate scandal during his rally in Karnataka. ...
  • Watch: Election tracker promo on South India April 1, 2014

    With the elections 2014 about to be announced, the Election Tracker is back on CNN-IBN. CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS National Election Tracker brings the mood of key swing states ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Tonight we will focus on Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Rahul cites BJP's RSS connection for lack of commitment to women empowerment February 16, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi during his rally in Karnataka on Sunday lashed out at BJP and its prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi over women empowerment. He says the BJP is not committed to women's development because its parent organisation, the RSS, itself has no place for women in its...
  • AAP protest incorrect, illegal, says Santosh Hegde January 21, 2014

    Former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde said whatever is happening in Delhi is not correct or legal. The AAP government is protesting in the Central Delhi against the Centre and the police. He said, "I don't think what is happening in Delhi recently is correct or legal. It seems to be...
  • A Billion Votes: Narendra Modi will make India prosperous, says Ananth Kumar January 15, 2014

    Karnataka BJP leader Ananth Kumar told CNN-IBN on the occasion of Makar Sankranti that his special prayers were for the people of India who should be delivered from corruption and scams. ...
  • Foreign trip for 30 Karnataka MLAs even as state battles drought December 27, 2013

    30 MLAs from Karnataka are planning to go on a trip to the Amazon rain forests and waterfalls and they are calling it a study tour. The trip is costing Rs 7 lakh per head and is scheduled even as the state is battling acute drought. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show October 20, 2013

    This week we showcase the contribution of CJ's in the times of natural disasters. We have stories from Uttarakhand floods where a community radio station helped reunite people and document the tragedy that struck them. Also on the show are the videos of cyclone Phailin, a mothers appeal to trace...
  • Citizen Journalist Muniraju gets justice after three years October 17, 2013

    Citizen Journalist Muniraju finally concluded her case with the Karnataka Medical Council three years after his wife Shailaja fell victim to medical negligence. Seven months after CNN-IBN took up Muniraju's fight for justice, his CJ report has triggered a heavy impact as two doctors have been found guilty at Mallige...
  • Mysore all set to celebrate Dussehra with great fervor November 11, 2013

    Mysore is all set to celebrate the auspicious occcasion of Dussehra with great fervor on Monday evening. City's police commissioner said that the security at Mysore palace was tightened and 6200 police officials were deputed to check the law and order situation. He added that for the first time the...