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In Karnataka, 4 contenders from Congress

Speculation is rife over who will lead the new Congress government which is expected to take charge once the results of the Karnataka Assembly polls are out. Most exit polls have predicted a majority for the Congress with the BJP and JD(S) coming a poor second and third.

K’taka: 11 BJP MLAs await cong nod to join

Once considered the “black sheep” in the BJP after they tried to topple the Karnataka government in 2009, the 11 BJP MLAs and five Independents are reportedly awaiting a nod from the Congress Party before jumping ship.

BJP: Our friend HDK

With the exit of former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa from the BJP, the Janata Dal (S) is said to be open to doing business with the saffron party.

The BJP, faced with the threat of Lingayat stron

BSY party set to split bjp down the middle?

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With behind-the-scene efforts on to rope in BJP MPs for the controversial foreign direct investment (FDI) bill ahead of the crucial winter session of parliament, the BJP unit in the state could see a

Vokkaligas want SMK as KPCC chief

After a brief lull in the state unit of Congress, a section of Vokkaliga leaders led by former working president, D. K. Shivakumar, has started lobbying for elevation of former external affairs minist

KJP will be detrimental to BJP, JD(S): Vishwanath


Leaders from various political parties are bracing for an explosive start by B.S. Yeddyu­rappa’s Karnata­ka Jana­ta Party(KJP), which they say, has the blessings of several Lingayat maths and could em

Shettar sticks to 5,000 cusecs offer

Even though the state government claimed that it cannot release Cauvery water from Cauvery river reservoirs to Tamil Nadu, nearly 5,000 to 7,000 cusecs of water is reaching Biligundlu measuring statio

Chittapur to Kharge: Come home

With the Union government approving the proposal to grant special status to Hyderabad-Karnataka, Congress leaders from the region feel the time has come for veteran Congressman and Union labour minist

Quota on promotion will help SC/ST staff: Kagodu

Nearly 50,000 Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe employees in Karnataka are likely to benefit from the Union Cabinet’s decision to clear an amendment bill providing reservation in promotions in Centr

Garbage is our politics

Collection of garbage which the city is never free of is essentially left to three or four politically influential families. While there is a need for transparency for garbage management, sources say

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