Mandya

  • 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. ...
  • Ramya to stay in Mandya November 18, 2013

    New Delhi: It's a fact that Ramya is all set to bid adieu to the film industry to ensure she concentrates on her political career. The actress, who as reports suggest might be contesting in forthcoming Lok Sabha election, has shifted to a bungalow in Mandya. The actress also organized...
  • Congress will win more than 20 seats in 2014 LS polls: Siddaramaiah August 24, 2013

    Buoyed by Congress victory in the Lok Sabha bypolls for Mandya and Bangalore Rural seats, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday expressed confidence about winning more than 20 of the 28 seats in the state in the 2014 general elections. "From the positive results in Lok Sabha byelections to Mandya and...
  • Karnataka by-polls: Siddaramaiah humbles Gowdas on a sad Saturday August 24, 2013

    It is a sad Saturday for the Gowdas. Their arch rival, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, has humbled his onetime masters, the powerful Gowda clan, in their bastion Bangalore Rural and Mandya. The victory is not unexpected. The Congress, which returned to power after 9 years in the Assembly elections held...
  • Karnataka by-polls: Congress wins both Bangalore Rural, Mandya seats August 24, 2013

    Bangalore: Karnataka by-poll results on Saturday came as a big blow to Janata Dal Secular as the Congress has decimated the party in its bastion Bangalore Rural and Mandya Lok Sabha seats. The Congress won both the seats with heavy margin. Congress MLA DK Suresh won Bangalore Rural constituency by...
  • Congress ahead of JDS in Karnataka LS bypolls August 24, 2013

    The ruling Congress party candidates were racing ahead of their rival JDS in Mandya and Bangalore rural Lok Sabha constituencies in the August 21 bypolls as counting of votes was taken up on Saturday. Congress' candidate actress Ramya was ahead of her opponent CS Puttaraju by over 12,000 votes while her...
  • Congress wins Karnataka by-polls by heavy margin August 24, 2013

    Bangalore: 11:35 am: Congress leader and actress Ramya wins from Mandya Lok Sabha seat by 50,000 votes. 11:05 am: Congress MLA DK Suresh defeats former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy's wife Anitha by 1 lakh votes in Bangalore Rural constituency. 10:50 am: Seventy five per cent counting is over and the Congress...
  • Two key by-polls underway in Karnataka; crucial day for Congress August 21, 2013

    Bangalore: It is a crucial day for the Congress in Karnataka as by-polls began in Mandya and Bangalore Rural constituencies on Wednesday. It's the first election in Karnataka after the Congress's Siddaramaiah took over as CM and he has to prove himself to his party. In a tough contest, the...
  • Karnataka: By-polls in Bangalore Rural, Mandya seats on Wednesday August 21, 2013

    By-polls to Mandya and Bangalore Rural Lok Sabha seats will be held on Wednesday with 36.37 lakh voters expected to exercise their franchise at the end of a bitterly fought battle between the ruling Congress and JDS. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has played for high stakes in the polls that was marked...
  • Villagers to boycott LS Mandya bypoll over aid to slain BSF jawan August 15, 2013

    Residents of a village in the district have threatened to boycott the Aug 21 Lok Sabha by-poll for Mandya seat, protesting the Centre's "failure" to provide compensation to the family of a BSF jawan who drowned in a river near Indo-Bangladesh border. Agraharabachahalli residents charge the government has let down...
  • Santosh Varun plays the lead in Kannada film 'Love Show' May 12, 2013

    Is 'Love' a show off?? Some are crazy about love, some go mad and some even lose their life for love. Realization of life is more important comes very late. Without coming before the media 'Love Show' has completed shooting and entered the dialogue recording stage. At Skyline Studio the talkie...
  • Cauvery water remains a dream for Bangalore residents April 26, 2013

    Bangalore: There are less than nine days to go for the Karnataka elections. CNN-IBN's Karnataka Yatra reaches Bangalore, looking at the water politics in the state. Midway between Mysore and Bangalore is the epicentre of politics over the Cauvery river. Mandya district erupts every time water sharing becomes a dispute between...
  • Protests in Karnataka over Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu December 6, 2012

    Bangalore: Protests erupted late on Wednesday in Cauvery belt in Karnataka hours after Supreme Court's directive to the state to release 10,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu. Authorities in Mandya, about 80 km from Bangalore, announced that schools and colleges will be closed on Thursday and Friday following a...
  • Cauvery dispute: Is there hope for a permanent solution? October 12, 2012

    Mandya: The Supreme Court will on Friday hear the contempt case filed by the Tamil Nadu government against Karnataka over the Cauvery water sharing dispute. This comes after the Jagadish Shettar government in Karnataka refused to release 9,000 cusecs of Cauvery water daily to Tamil Nadu despite the Supreme Court's...
  • Cauvery dispute: BS Yeddyurappa attacks BJP, Centre October 5, 2012

    Bangalore: BJP rebel and former Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa has joined the Cauvery agitation. Launching an agitation against the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, Yeddyurappa declared that he is supporting the protest in his personal capacity. He attacked his own party government in the state for the current situation,...
  • Cauvery dispute: BS Yeddyurappa plans protest October 5, 2012

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa is expected to take out a massive rally in Bangalore against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's directive to the state to release 9,000 cusecs of water daily from the Cauvery to Tamil Nadu. Karnataka has erupted in protests ever since the Supreme Court gave...
  • Cauvery water row: Central team reaches Karnataka October 4, 2012

    Bangalore: A team of central government officials arrived here on Thursday to assess water availability in the Cauvery river and Karnataka's requirement in the wake of intensifying agitation against the release of water to Tamil Nadu. The team would on Friday visit Cauvery basin district of Mandya, about 80 km...
  • Cauvery row: RAF deployed; schools closed in Mandya October 3, 2012

    Mandya: District authorities on Wednesday deployed Rapid Action Force (RAF) at the Krishna Raja Sagar reservoir in the wake of a threat by a farmers' body to lay siege to the dam to stop flow of water to Tamil Nadu. Prohibitory orders have been promulgated in the one-km radius of...
  • K'taka: Protests over Cauvery continue; over 100 held October 1, 2012

    Bangalore: Protests against release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu continued for the second day on Monday with authorities deciding to deploy Rapid Action Force (RAF) to maintain peace in Mandya, the epicentre of the stir, even as four JD(S) MLAs and an MP submitted resignations to the party state...
  • Cauvery live: 4 JDS MLAs, 1 MP threaten to quit October 1, 2012

    Bangalore: 11.40 am: Four Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs and one MP from Mandya send resignations to party leader HD Kumaraswamy in protest against release of water. 11.34 am: HD Kumaraswamy says JD(S) President HD Devegowda will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the matter. "He will request him to reconsider his...
  • Cauvery dispute: Trains hit in K'taka amidst protests October 1, 2012

    Bangalore: The farmer protests in Karnataka against the release of water from the Cauvery to Tamil Nadu have not died down. On Monday, farmer groups blocked the Bangalore-Mysore national highway in protest against the Supreme Court order to release 9,000 cusecs of water from the river to the neighbouring state...
  • K'taka: Water release to TN hits life in Cauvery basin October 1, 2012

    Bangalore: The release of 5,000 cusecs of water each from Kabini and KRS reservoirs to Tamil Nadu on the directions of the Supreme Court late on Saturday night has thrown normal life out of gear in the Cauvery basin as hundreds of people took to the streets on Sunday, demanding...
  • Cauvery row: Seers, actors join protest in Karnataka September 24, 2012

    Mysore/Mandya: The agitation organised by the Cauvery River Protection Committee gained momentum on Sunday with seers, actors, politicians and farmers, including women, taking part in it. Sri Balagangadharanatha Swamiji of Adi Chunchanagiri Mutt, Sri Chandrashekara Swamiji and others participated in the protests in Mysore. Actor Prem and members of Kannada...
  • Mistaken for 'immigrants', ABVP men assault workers August 31, 2012

    Mandya: A group of ABVP activists caused a flutter as they picked up an altercation with a group of over 150 youths travelling by a train suspecting them to be illegal Bangladeshi immigrants. However, during police intervention it came to light that the youths were construction workers from West Bengal,...
  • Polish couple goes missing in Karnataka May 23, 2012

    Mandya: A Polish couple has gone missing after setting out on a boat ride in Cauvery river from Tamil Nadu towards Karnataka, police in Mandya said. According to a complaint lodged with police by S Jayaprabha, Manager of a private company at Hosur, his colleague Ian Turton and his wife had...
  • Karnataka: Around 20 pc voting in first four hrs April 30, 2009

    Bangalore: Around 20 per cent of estimated 15.5 million eligible voters had cast their ballots in the first four hours of polling in 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka, officials said on Thursday. Polling has been brisk in the constituencies of Dharwad, Haveri, Bagalkot, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi-Chikmagalur, Shimoga and Davangere with...