Karnataka Assembly Polls 2013

  • K'taka: Siddaramiah lobbies for CM post, likely to meet Sonia 09-05-2013 11:16 AM

    New Delhi: A day after its landmark victory in Karnataka, the Congress is yet to take a call on who will be the Chief Minister. Several aspirants are already making a pitch for the top post. Frontrunner Siddaramaiah has sought an appointment with UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and is expected...
  • Cong savours Karnataka win, tussle for CM post continues 09-05-2013 07:36 AM

    Bangalore: Back in power after seven years, the Congress is still savouring the victory in Karnataka. But a day after the results, comes the big task - who will be the Chief Minister? For now, Siddaramaiah and Mallikarjun Kharge are being seen as the top contenders. It was a decisive...
  • Karnataka poll results: Live blog 08-05-2013 07:30 AM

    All eyes are on Karnataka as results of the first major electoral battle of 2013 are declared on Wednesday. CNN-IBN's poll predictions suggest the Congress is set to make a comeback and oust the BJP from its southern citadel. ...
  • The BJP has already lost the battle in Karnataka: Veeraraghav TM 06-05-2013 06:52 PM

    Most pre-poll and post-poll surveys have predicted a comfortable victory for the Congress, while saying the BJP would lose much ground. CNN-IBN's consulting editor TM Veeraraghav joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the possible tie-ups and if there are indications that the Congress can form the government single-handedly. Q....
  • K'taka: I-T officials raid premises of astrologer, seize Rs 1.7 crore 05-05-2013 02:11 PM

    Bangalore: Officials of Income Tax department have seized Rs 1.7 crore cash from two premises of a city-based astrologer popular with politicians in Karnataka. Sources in the I-T department said the tax department had conducted the raids on Saturday after it received an input about the presence of Rs 40...
  • Karnataka votes today, Congress hopes to breach BJP's citadel 05-05-2013 07:34 AM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Assembly elections, where voting began on Sunday morning, are seen as crucial polls for both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which are already preparing for the big battle of 2014. These elections are also a litmus test for the BJP, which is going to...
  • Congress, BJP face first big test as Karnataka votes today 05-05-2013 06:16 AM

    Bangalore: Five years after providing BJP its first opportunity to rule Karnataka, the state's electorate vote on Sunday to decide whether it deserves another chance or give the mandate to other contenders, including the Congress. Both the central leaders and the state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party say they...
  • Karnataka goes to polls today after a high-pitch campaign 04-05-2013 09:42 PM

    Bangalore: Capping an intense campaign that saw sparks fly, Karnataka goes to high-stake assembly polls on SUnday amid elaborate security arrangements. The main players - the ruling BJP, the Congress and JDS - were engaged in high pitched campaigning, as also Karnataka Janatha Party of former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa,...
  • BJP 'mortgaged' state's future to mafia: Rahul 01-05-2013 04:38 PM

    Mandya: Stepping up his offensive against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused it of having "mortgaged" people's future to "mafia" and "sold" the state to mining barons Reddy brothers. Attacking the BJP in the third lap of his campaign for the...
  • Karnataka CM Jagadish Shettar owes wife Rs 6.96 lakh 27-04-2013 08:40 PM

    Hubli: The asset value of Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar has increased four times than that of his wife Shilpa Shettar, but he is literally indebted to her and brother Pradip Shettar, going by the affidavit filed by him along with his nomination papers in Hubli. Shettar, seeking a fifth...
  • There is a yearning for stable govt in Karnataka: Sachidananda Murthy 26-04-2013 05:09 PM

    Sachidananda Murthy, resident editor, Malayala Manorama and The Week, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the Karnataka Assembly polls 2013. Q. The freebies announcements have started. How many more are to come? Asked by: sundar1950in A. Karnataka has the precedence of political parties announcing supplementary manifestos. In 1985 the...
  • Who does Karnataka favour as its preferred choice for CM? 25-04-2013 11:43 PM

    A CNN-IBN-The Week pre-poll survey has revealed that Janata Dal (Secular) president and former Chief Minsiter HD Kumaraswamy is the most preferred CM candidate. ...