Karnataka

  • People want to see Modi as the PM: Sriramulu 17-04-2014 02:07 PM

    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 17-04-2014 12:29 PM

    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 17-04-2014 12:13 PM

    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 17-04-2014 09:07 AM

    Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa was amongst the early voters in Shimoga, Karnataka. ...
  • LS poll: Nandan Nilekani confident of winning from Bangalore South 15-04-2014 08:57 PM

    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 09-04-2014 11:46 PM

    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 09-04-2014 10:48 AM

    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 08-04-2014 11:45 AM

    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 07-04-2014 05:41 PM

    Rahul Gandhi hit out at Narendra Modi over the snoopgate scandal during his rally in Karnataka. ...
  • Watch: Election tracker promo on South India 01-04-2014 10:43 AM

    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 20-03-2014 11:56 AM

    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 16-02-2014 05:21 PM

    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 21-01-2014 04:46 PM

    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 15-01-2014 07:00 PM

    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 27-12-2013 09:39 AM

    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 20-10-2013 06:32 PM

    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 17-10-2013 11:00 PM

    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 14-10-2013 02:42 PM

    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...
  • Would like to be a part of NDA in the coming elections: KJP 18-09-2013 03:18 PM

    Karnataka Janata Party (KJP) leader Dhananjay Kumar said that BS Yeddyurappa has declared his support for BJP, but the decision to merge with the party has not yet been taken. Though he maintained that KJP would like to be a part of the NDA in the coming elections. He also...
  • Monsoon tracker: Widespread rainfall expected in South India 09-09-2013 09:42 AM

    The monsoon is almost in the last phase. Fairly widespread rainfall is expected in North- Eastern States, West Coast, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, parts of West Bengal. ...
  • Monsoon tracker: Severe rainfall expected across North Eastern States 02-09-2013 12:28 PM

    The Met Department has predicted severe rainfall in parts of North Eastern States on Monday. Fairly widespread rainfall is also predicted in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhattigarh, North Eastern States, parts of Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and parts of Maharashtra. ...
  • News 360: Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal arrested 29-08-2013 10:35 PM

    Indian Mujahideen founder Yasin Bhatkal was arrested from the India-Nepal border along with his close aide Asadullah Akhtar alias Haddi. Bhatkal, the head of Indian Mujahideen's operations in India, is the key suspect in the Pune German Bakery and Hyderabad Dilsukhnagar blasts. ...
  • Bangalore Police arrests serial rapist 27-08-2013 08:18 PM

    Bangalore Police have arrested a suspected serial rapist on Tuesday. The 30-year-old has been booked for abducting 16 minor girls. The police said that the victims are all between the age group of 6-10 years. ...
  • Watch: Journey through the Western Ghats of Karnataka 28-07-2013 10:39 PM

    Planet earth's richest diversity of life is found along the Western Ghats of Karnataka. ...
  • No meal for Rs 12 in Bangalore, say residents 26-07-2013 05:49 PM

    A day after Congress leaders claimed that one can get a complete meal at Re 1, Rs 5, Rs 12 and Rs 15, CNN-IBN did a ground check which shows that the politicians not related by the ground reality. ...
  • Election tracker: Jayalalitha leads in TN, Cong in Karnataka, Andhra divided 23-07-2013 11:50 PM

    Tamil Nadu voters are behind the government of AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa and rate it better than the previous M Karunanidhi regime. ...
  • Bangalore: BBMP fails to repair potholed roads, commuters suffer 11-07-2013 08:10 PM

    BBMP says they have alloted Rs 5 lakhs for each ward in the city, that is 198 wards in the city, to repair the conditions of the roads. That's nearly about Rs 10 crore that the BBMP is spending to fix the roads but statistics don't mean much to commuters...
  • No merger with BJP, but we're open to seat adjustment: Yeddyurappa 11-07-2013 06:46 PM

    Former Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa has ruled out a merger with his former party, the BJP, which is reaching out to him. He said his party workers oppose a merger, but they could consider an alliance. ...
  • Karnataka government notifies rules for employing women in bars 09-07-2013 10:37 PM

    Karnataka government informed the High Court that women bar employees should be at least 21 years old. The government also said that women working in bars and restaurants should be clad in trousers and full sleeved shirts. ...
  • Karnataka: Heavy rains batter coastal areas, hills 04-07-2013 12:45 PM

    Heavy rains continue to batter coastal areas and hills of Karnataka. There is a fear of flooding in some areas in Mangalore, Udupi, Shimoga and Kodagu, if the rains continue unabated. Schools and colleges have been closed in Kodagu district. ...