Prahlad Joshi

  • 'Railway Minister Gowda's son rape case not an embarrassment to BJP' September 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Calling allegations of rape, kidnap and cheating by a Kannada starlet against Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik as purely personal, Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party President Prahlad Joshi on Wednesday said that the party has nothing to feel embarrassed about it. "...this case is between Karthik Gowda and a...
  • Mangalore BJP MP faces 'illicit' affair charge, police register FIR May 13, 2014

    Mangalore: Just two days before the Lok Sabha results, sitting BJP MP from Dakshina Kannada and its candidate Nalin Kumar Kateel has been charged with having an 'illicit' affair with the wife of a Mumbai based businessman. The Mangalore City police have registered an FIR against Kateel at Bandar police...
  • Karnataka: Siddaramaiah government has not taken off, says BJP May 13, 2014

    Bangalore: Slamming the performance of the Siddaramaiah government on completion of one year in office, BJP on Tuesday called it "a withdrawal government" and said it has not even taken off. "...you (government) lied through the Governor's speech which promised to provide free laptops and sanitary napkins on which you...
  • LS polls: BJP activist expelled for six years from party May 9, 2014

    Mangalore: A BJP activist was expelled from the party for six years for allegedly indulging in antiparty activities during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. In a statement, the district BJP unit announced that Srikar Prabhu, executive committee member of Karnataka BJP had been expelled on their...
  • After being thrown out, Muthalik to fight against Karnataka BJP chief March 25, 2014

    Dharwad: After being shown the door by the Bharatiya Janata Party just a few hours after joining the party due to his controversial past, Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik has decided to take on the party. Muthalik, who was involved in beating up women in a Mangalore pub, will...
  • Modi vs Advani: Karnataka BJP meeting cancelled September 12, 2013

    New Delhi: It seems former BJP ideologue Sudheendra Kulkarni is right on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's polarising character. Modi has now polarised the Karnataka BJP. The state BJP was forced to cancel its core committee meeting scheduled for Thursday. The meeting was convened to discuss Narendra Modi's Karnataka tour in...
  • Karnataka poll results won't have an impact on general elections: BJP May 8, 2013

    Karnataka BJP president Prahlad Joshi said they will build the party again and he is confident that Karnataka poll results will not have an impact on general elections. ...
  • BJP targets BSY in initial round of campaigning March 31, 2013

    Bangalore: With campaigning on for the May five Assembly polls, the ruling BJP in Karnataka is pouring out much of its vitriol on former party strongman BS Yeddyurappa while holding its fire on main rival Congress. The picture, the BJP leaders are now portraying, is that...
  • Parties wrestle with candidates list for Karnataka polls March 27, 2013

    Bangalore: Facing hectic lobbying and intra-group pressures, ruling BJP in Karnataka and its main rival Congress on Tuesday continued to wrestle with the lists of probable candidates for the May five Assembly polls. As BJP went through the exercise here, state Congress leaders, including KPCC President...
  • Cauvery dispute: BJP MPs meet Manmohan Singh October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: A delegation of BJP MPs from Karnataka on Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to demand that the order asking the state to provide Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu be withdrawn as the state is suffering from a shortage of water and facing drought-like conditions. The delegation comprising...