Karnata

  • Siddaramaiah sworn-in as 22nd CM of Karnataka 13-05-2013 11:53 AM

    Bangalore: Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Monday took oath as the 22nd Chief Minister of Karnataka. The 64-year-old backward class leader from Mysore was sworn in at the Kanteerava Stadium in Bangalore. About 50,000 people gathered at the stadium to witness the event. With a comfortable majority of 121 seats in...
  • Karnataka: Lingayat mutts could determine outcome of polls 23-04-2013 10:44 AM

    Hubli/Dharwad: The twin cities of Hubli and Dharwad in Karnataka are known for their heritage in Hindustani music and art. But they have also been the epicentre of the Bharatiya Janata Party's growth in north Karnataka. In the 1990s, BJP surged here using local communal disputes, which threw up leaders...
  • 16 MLAs, who prove costly for BJP, Opposition 17-05-2011 10:04 PM

    New Delhi: At the centre of the latest political drama in Karntaka are 16 MLAs once again - 11 from the BJP and five Independents who switch sides with alarming regularity, sometimes to topple the Karntaka government and sometimes to save it. The world is their home quite literally for...