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  • BS Bassi wants compulsory self-defence training for girls July 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Saturday pitched for compulsory self-defence training for girls from the age of seven years even at the expense of saying "goodbye" to regular subjects so that she can be able to "hit back" if somebody dares to misbehave with her. "I want to...
  • Home Minister orders crack down on hoarders in Delhi July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday directed massive crackdown against hoarding of essential commodities including onion and potatoes in Delhi and asked the administration to take steps to control price rise. The Home Minister's directive came following a high-level meeting attended by Delhi LG Najeeb Jung, Chief Secretary...
  • Cameras in Bangalore park to ward off lovers July 1, 2014

    Bangalore: Watch out if you are taking a stroll at the Bugle Park in Bangalore, for the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike or the BBMP has installed surveillance cameras. This is, to control couples indulging in public display of affection, what the Mayor of Bangalore calls an anti-social activity. ...
  • In major reshuffle, 26 bureaucrats transferred in Chhattisgarh June 18, 2014

    In a major reshuffle in the civil administration, as many as 26 bureaucrats including 17 IAS, six IFS and three SAS (State Administrative Service) officers were shifted in the state. "The order in this regard was released late last night from Mantralaya (Mahanadi Bhavan), Naya Raipur," an official statement said here. As...
  • No plans of arming traffic constables yet, says Delhi Police Commissioner June 16, 2014

    After meeting with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said, "As of now, we don't intend to issue arms to the traffic police. The Home Minister offered condolences to the traffic officer was killed." On Sunday, a 26-year-old traffic constable was run over by...
  • BS Yeddyurappa submits resignation as MLA May 25, 2014

    Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, who won Shimoga Lok Saba seat by a huge margin, has submitted his resignation as an MLA to the Speaker of Karnataka Assembly. "He (Yeddyurappa) has resigned as MLA in the wake of him being elected as the Member of Parliament. He has submitted his...
  • Yeddyurappa opts out of Cabinet race, writes to Modi May 22, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister and newly elected BJP MP BS Yeddyurappa has opted out of lobbying for a Cabinet berth at the Centre. In a letter written to Narendra Modi on Thursday, Yeddyurappa has said that he will focus on strengthening the BJP in Karnataka. Yeddyurappa won from the Shimoga...
  • Assistant engineer caught red-handed receiving a bribe of Rs 10,000 May 21, 2014

    An assistant engineer was allegedly caught red-handed receiving a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a deputy sarpanch of Gandhawad gram panchayat on Wednesday, a Lokayukta official said in Khargone. Acting on a tip-off, a police team laid a trap and caught the official identified as Jaikumar Shrivastava posted at Sagaon Janpad...
  • Modi meets Advani, party leaders; top Cabinet posts under discussion May 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Hectic parley and consultations are underway in the national capital with Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi meeting several top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to take a final decision on the Cabinet formation. RSS general secretary Ram Lal and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley met party President Rajnath...
  • BJP sweeps Uttarakhand, wins all 5 seats May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The state of Uttarakhand in awash with the lotus as the Bharatiya Janata Party has swept all the five seats. The result was the reverse of the 2009 general elections when the Congress won three seats. Three former BJP chief ministers - Bhuvan Chandra Khanduri, Bhagat Singh Koshiyari and...
  • Delhi: BJP files complaint against inflammatory SMSes May 15, 2014

    BJP leader Vijender Gupta on Thursday submitted a written complaint against circulation of inflammatory SMSes that, he said, affect the party's image, according to police in New Delhi. The Bharatiya Janata Party leader met Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi at Police Headquarters and complained that the messages might disturb peace and...
  • 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. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections phase V: The key candidates in the fray April 17, 2014

    The fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections is seeing many big names in the fray. While the fate of Union Ministers including Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sushil Kumar Shinde and Sachin Pilot will be sealed in the biggest phase on Thursday, there are also big names like Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani,...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Battle for survival and prestige in Karnataka April 16, 2014

    Bangalore: All 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka will be voting on April 17 in a single phase. This Lok Sabha election has become a true battle of prestige for over a dozen leaders from different political parties. As a well known analyst says prestige of these leaders is at...
  • 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. ...
  • My popularity makes Congress nervous, says Yeddyurappa April 6, 2014

    Bangalore: BJP candidate from Shimoga BS Yeddyurappa shrugged away allegations of corruption against him by his opponents. This comes after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in Bellary last week had attacked the BJP for giving tickets to 'tainted' leaders like Yeddyurappa. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Yeddyurappa blamed the Congress for creating...
  • Karnataka tracker: Congress to win 12-18 seats, BJP 7-13, others 1-4 April 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Karnataka is providing some southern comfort to the Congress. The ruling Congress has maintained a big lead over the main rival BJP in the state. According to CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti-The Week national election tracker and seat projections by Chennai Mathematical Institute Director Rajeeva Karandikar the Congress will emerge victorious in...
  • Amidst 'Modi wave' Nilekani most searched on Google in Karnataka March 27, 2014

    Bangalore: Nandan Nilekani, Congress candidate from Bangalore Lok Sabha constituency, is the most searched name on Google compared to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and other leaders. "State political veterans such as Siddaramaiah, BS Yeddyurappa (former chief minister) and HD Deve Gowda (former prime minister) lag behind a political entrant like Nilekani,...
  • I'm a victim of conspiracy, can't comment on Chavan: BS Yeddyurappa March 27, 2014

    Shimoga: Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa is one of the most controversial and high profile candidates in the fray in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The former Karnataka chief minister who returned to the BJP in January is contesting from his stronghold Shimoga in Karnataka. The corruption charges against...
  • LS polls: Bangalore Central, where the minorities make up the majority March 25, 2014

    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 is...
  • Congress admits ex-BJP Minister Krishnaiah Shetty into its fold March 23, 2014

    The ruling Congress in Karnataka on Sunday decided to induct former BJP minister Krishnaiah Shetty, who was a co-accused along with former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa in an alleged land scam. Congress central ledership has given the green signal for entry of Shetty who was a member of the Yeddyurappa cabinet...
  • LS polls: Congress welcomes 'tainted' BJP minister Krishnaiah Shetty March 23, 2014

    Bangalore: The BJP may have averted the crisis by swiftly canceling the membership of Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik. But, the ruling Congress in Karnataka seems to be in trouble after welcoming a 'tainted' former BJP minister Krishnaiah Shetty. Krishnaiah Shetty was in jail with former chief minister BS...
  • Rahul Gandhi jumps barricade to meet supporters March 22, 2014

    Pratapgarh: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, a SPG protected VIP, gave his guards some anxious moments at his Pratapgarh rally in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday by jumping the barricade to meet his supporters. At the rally Rahul Gandhi launched a blistering attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accusing the...
  • Key Candidates: 'Tainted' threesome Jagan, Yeddyurapppa and Sriramulu March 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Several high profile 'tainted' people are also trying their luck in the Lok Sabha elections. From the South, three such names stand out. YSR Congress Party chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy from Andhra Pradesh, former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurrappa from Shimoga and the infamous Bellary Reddy brothers...
  • Will not engage in negative campaign against Yeddyurappa, says Geetha Shivarajkumar March 18, 2014

    JDS' Geetha Shivarajkumar on Tuesday said she would not engage in negative campaign against her rival BJP strongman BS Yeddyurappa in her fight for Shimoga Lok Sabha seat, but would focus on her late father and former Chief Minister S Bangarappa's developmental works. "I am very new to politics. I will...
  • LS polls: Don't elect Yeddyurappa, Sriramulu, says Kejriwal March 17, 2014

    Bangalore: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday cautioned voters of Karnataka against electing former BJP ministers BS Yeddyurappa and B Sriramulu in the Lok Sabha elections. "If you elect Yeddyurappa and Sriramulu in this election, and if Narendra Modi becomes prime minister, he will make them telecom and...
  • Congress primary shows its bankruptcy, easy victory for BJP: Gowda March 12, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister and BJP's Vice President DV Sadananda Gowda will be contesting from Bangalore North Lok Sabha seat this time. This is his third Lok Sabha constituency since 2004. In 2004, he won from Mangalore, in 2009, he won from neighbouring Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Seat. Speaking about...
  • Division within BJP top brass over LS seats, Modi may contest from UP March 9, 2014

    New Delhi: As the Bharatiya Janata Party's top brass met on Saturday to finalise the second list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, all eyes were on a particular constituency in Uttar Pradesh - Varanasi. According to reports, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is likely to contest...
  • BJP's 2nd list of LS candidates, Yeddyurappa gets Shimoga ticket March 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party released its second list of candidates for the coming Lok Sabha elections on Saturday. The Central Election Committee has cleared 52 candidates, including 20 from Karnataka. Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa, an accused in the illegal mining scam, selected from Shimoga constituency. Former state...
  • Delhi Police Chief BS Bassi unhappy over street children March 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Wednesday regretted that a large number of children live on the streets and promised to make every effort to prevent them from taking to crime. "It is very unfortunate that we see children on the streets of Delhi. I assure that Delhi Police...