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  • Rs 6.76 cr illegal cash seized from Karnataka contractors

    Bengaluru: The Income Tax Department seized Rs 6.76 crore of unaccounted cash from four government contractors in Mysuru in poll-bound Karnataka, an official said on Thursday. "Rs 6.76 crore in bundles of Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 notes that were not accounted for were seized from four of the...

  • Kharge to raise 'hand' this election

    Bengaluru: Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge could be eyeing a bigger role after Karnataka Assembly elections. On Sunday, when asked about next Congress chief minister in Karnataka if the party wins, he declined to endorse the name of current CM Siddaramaiah for another...

  • Congress names Sonia, Manmohan among 40 campaigners for Karnataka polls

    Bengaluru: The Congress party will have 40 of its senior leaders including the party's former chief Sonia Gandhi, senior leader and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and current President Rahul Gandhi, to campaign ahead of the May 12 Karnataka Assembly polls. In a letter to the Election...

  • Karnataka polls: 3,115 men, 259 women. Gender equality?

    Bengaluru: Tuesday (April 24) was the last date for filing nominations for the Karnataka assembly polls. And it doesn't come as a surprise that the overwhelming number of candidates are men. As per the data furnished by the Election Commission, more than 90 per cent of the candidates in...

  • Modi to interact with BJP candidates in Karnataka

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact on Thursday morning with all the BJP candidates who are in the fray for the May 12 elections to the 224-member Karnataka Assembly. He will also interact with the state BJP office bearers and all elected representatives of the state through the...

  • Congress taunts Modi for letting off mining Reddy brothers

    Bengaluru: The ruling Congress on Tuesday taunted the Narendra Modi government for letting off Karnataka's infamous Reddy mining brothers and fielding three of them for the May 12 state assembly elections. "The Modi government has become the benefactor, protector, defender of the...

  • I-T dept swoops down on 11 contractors in Karnataka

    Bengaluru: Income Tax officials on Tuesday raided offices and homes of 11 government contractors in Bengaluru and Mysuru in poll-bound Karnataka for alleged tax evasion, a senior official said. "Raids were conducted by officials of the I-T Investigation Wing on one contractor in...

  • It's Siddaramaiah vs Sreeramulu in Badami

    Bengaluru: Karnataka's Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday filed his nomination from Badami segment in Bagalkot district against BJP's tribal leader B Sreeramulu for the May 12 Assembly elections.Both Siddaramaiah and Sreeramulu have also filed their nominations from Chamundeshwari in Mysuru and...

  • Record 2,407 candidates in fray for Karnataka polls

    Bengaluru: A record number of 2,407 candidates are in the fray for the May 12 Karnataka assembly elections, as per the nominations received by the Election Commission till Tuesday, the last day for filing nominations. The candidates included 244 candidates from the ruling Congress, 258...

  • Kumaraswamy turns emotional while encountering son

    Bengaluru: Despite negative media surveys, JDS leader Kumaraswamy is leaving no stone unturned to bring his party to power. His son Nikhil Gowda is also campaigning for the party with the intention to make Kumaraswamy the next Chief Minister of Karnataka. What if they both encounter one another all...

  • 40 leaders to visit state as BJP plans campaign blitz in K'taka

    Bengaluru: The BJP will fly in some 40 "star campaigners" to poll-bound Karnataka including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a host of Union Ministers and senior leaders to campaign for the party's success in the ensuing May 12 assembly elections. The visiting key campaigners were named in...

  • Karnataka polls puncture demonetization's claims

    Asha KrishnaswamyBengaluru: Who has been demonetized? Definitely not any of the prominent politicians of any party in Karnataka. A cursory glance at some of the affidavits filed by prominent politicians who are contesting the upcoming assembly elections only reveals that their wealth has swelled....