Shettar

  • BJP shows Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik the door to avoid controversy 23-03-2014 06:54 PM

    New Delhi: In a bid to avoid any controversy, the Bharatiya Janata Party has cancelled Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik's membership for the party. "Due to various reasons the induction of Pramod Muthalik has been set aside under Central party direction," said party's Karnataka unit. Muthalik, who was involved...
  • BJP to reconsider Pramod Muthalik's membership for the party: Sources 23-03-2014 05:29 PM

    Bangalore: Hours after Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik, who was involved in Mangalore pub attack, joined BJP, the party is now in damage control mode. The BJP is reconsidering his membership into the party. According to sources, the BJP's central leaders have asked the Karnataka unit to reconsider its...
  • LS polls: BJP takes Bellary Reddys back into party 05-03-2014 06:01 PM

    Bangalore: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnatka has confirmed that the party floated by B Sriramulu, close aide and confidante of jailed ex-minister G Janardhan Reddy, is going to be merged with the BJP very soon. Sriramulu had started his own party BSR Congress before the Assembly elections last...
  • Karnataka elections: BJP sees red over Sena's 'happiness' 09-05-2013 12:55 AM

    Mumbai: The BJP on Wednesday expressed surprise over Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray expressing his happiness over the Jagadish Shettar-led government's defeat in Karnataka Assembly elections. "The results in Karnataka are very saddening for the BJP. But what is surprising is the happiness expressed by leaders of our alliance partner,"...
  • Karnataka: Jagadish Shettar resigns as Chief Minister 08-05-2013 09:18 PM

    Bangalore: Accepting his party's defeat in Karnataka elections, Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jagadish Shettar resigned on Wednesday, saying, "We accept people's mandate." The Congress returned to power in Karnataka after seven years, defeating the BJP by a huge margin. Securing a clear majority on its own...
  • Many factors led to BJP's defeat in Karnataka: Jagadish Shettar 08-05-2013 05:51 PM

    Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar ruled out that BS Yeddyurappa factor was not the main reason behind the defeat of the BJP in elections. "It's the image created in the last few years that has affected us. We are not blaming anyone," he said. ...
  • Karnataka CM Jagadish Shettar to resign today 08-05-2013 05:21 PM

    Bangalore: Accepting his party's defeat in Karnataka elections, Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jagadish Shettar on Wednesday said he will resign at 6.30 pm. "We accept people's mandate, will resign this evening," he said. The Congress returned to power in Karnataka after seven years, defeating the BJP...
  • K'taka polls: Congress heading towards majority 08-05-2013 11:20 AM

    Bangalore: Former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa dealt a body blow to the ruling BJP as it appeared set to slump to the third position behind the JDS, as the Congress was struggling towards majority in the Karnataka Assembly, latest trends showed. With trends available for all 223 seats which went...
  • K'taka: Congress set to form next govt, JDS ahead of BJP 08-05-2013 11:10 AM

    Bangalore: With initial trends available for 221 constituencies of the total 223 which went to polls on May five, the Congress was leading in 105 segments, and has won 7 seats and the ruling BJP is leading in 35. JDS of former prime minister HD Deve Gowda was ahead in...
  • K'taka polls: Vote counting under way, Congress ahead 08-05-2013 10:50 AM

    Bangalore: Counting of votes for the recently held Assembly Elections in Karnataka began this morning amid projections about the Congress' comeback to power after an eight-year-long hiatus. The single phase poll was held on May 5 for 223 of the 224 constituencies with the poll in Periyapatna put off following...
  • BJP faces prospect of losing power, early trends show 08-05-2013 10:27 AM

    Bangalore: The ruling BJP in Karnataka appeared set to lose its first-ever government in the south as trends showed the party faced the prospect of finishing in the third position with Congress moving ahead with 83 seats. Trends available for 207 seats showed that the JDS of former Prime Minister...
  • K'taka polls: Will voters shake the Hand and make the Lotus wilt? 07-05-2013 09:48 PM

    Bangalore: Wednesday, May 8, will be the D-day in the big battle for Karnataka. The countdown has begun for the counting day, and with the high voter turnout (57 per cent in Bangalore and 70 per cent and above in the rest of Karnataka) being an indication of a strong...
  • Karnataka polls: Reject corrupt Congress, says Jagadish Shettar 05-05-2013 11:52 AM

    As voting gets underway in Karnataka, Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar urged people that they should not vote for the 'corrupt' Congress party. ...
  • Karnataka elections: EC extends polling time by an hour 04-05-2013 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Saturday announced extension of polling time by an hour up to 6 pm in the Sunday's Karnataka Assembly Elections, in view of the weather conditions and excessive heat. While the EC had earlier fixed the polling time from 7 am to 5 pm, it...
  • Advani's plane makes unscheduled landing in Hyderabad 30-04-2013 03:57 AM

    Hyderabad: An aircraft carrying senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani made an unscheduled landing at the old airport at Begumpet in Hyderabad on Monday, after developing a technical snag. Advani was on his way from New Delhi to Bangalore to campaign for BJP for the May 2013 elections...
  • Don't ever vote for Congress, Rahul Gandhi, says Modi 29-04-2013 04:41 AM

    Bangalore: BJP's star campaigner and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made a virulent attack on the Congress, especially on its vice president Rahul Gandhi, who he termed "a child born with a golden spoon", asking people never to vote for the party. "Even by mistake don't vote for...
  • 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...
  • Karnataka JDS chief Kumaraswamy most preferred CM candidate: Survey 25-04-2013 06:43 PM

    New Delhi: 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, with 18 per cent people voting in favour of him. While ex-BJP strongman BS Yeddyurappa came a close second, garnering 10 per cent votes,...
  • 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...
  • No intelligence alert about Bangalore blast: Shettar 18-04-2013 02:30 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar said on Thursday there was no specific information or alert "from anybody" about the bomb blast near the BJP office that left 16 persons injured. Speaking to reporters after visiting the injured persons at government-run K C General Hospital in Bangalore, he maintained that...
  • B'lore: Terror attack near BJP office, 16 hurt; NIA begins probe 17-04-2013 04:41 PM

    Bangalore: The capital of Karnataka once again faced a terror strike when a bomb exploded near the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office in Malleshwaram on Wednesday morning injuring at least 16 people including 11 police personnel. Two temples are also located near the blast site and at the moment of...
  • Jagadish Shettar will be BJP's CM candidate for Karnataka polls 08-04-2013 04:30 PM

    New Delhi: Jagadish Shettar will be the BJP's chief ministerial candidate in the Karnataka Assembly polls, Rajnath Singh said on Monday, even as he downplayed the issue of corruption that has plagued the party-led government in the southern state. Singh, who was addressing a Bangalore rally through video conferencing after...
  • Advani, Modi to skip Karnataka poll rally on Monday 07-04-2013 12:40 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka's ruling BJP on Monday will formally launch its campaign for the May 5 assembly poll with a rally here, but contrary to announcements, senior party leader LK Advani and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi are giving it a miss. The Bharatiya Janata Party has not given a reason...
  • Joshi takes over as Karnataka BJP chief 23-03-2013 04:03 PM

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