• Will expose Congress govt's scams if voted to power: HDK

    Bengaluru: State JD(S) chief HD Kumaraswamy warned that he would expose scams of the Congress government if the party came to power in the next assembly polls. Addressing reporters at the party office in Bengaluru on Thursday, Kumaraswamy said thousands of crores had been siphoned off during the Ark...

  • Names finalized for state cabinet expansion: Siddaramaiah

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday said that names for cabinet expansion had been finalized but would not be revealed till the list gets cleared by party high command. Addressing a press conference in New Delhi, Siddaramaiah said he had fruitful discussions with the party high comma...

  • Siddaramaiah calls on Rajnath, Suresh Prabhu, Patel in Delhi

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on Thursday and appealed to Singh to amend the changed National Disaster Relief Fund norms which are detrimental to the interests of the state. The CM explained that the allocation for Karnataka...

  • Demolition of tilting building in Ejipura begins

    Bengaluru: The BBMP on Thursday began demolishing the illegal five-storied structure in Ejipura after evacuating the neighbouring residents. The residents have been temporarily shifted to Koramangala's NGV Club till the dangerously tilting structure is demolished. The structure had tilted by another...

  • Rebel JD(S) MLAs will join us in Dec: Siddaramaiah

    Bengaluru: CM Siddaramaiah on Thursday said that seven rebel JD(S) MLAs would join the Congress in Dec or Jan, 2018. Siddaramaiah also caused a flutter when he said that a few MLAs from the BJP were also knocking on the doors of the party."There are a few from the BJP who are ready to join us. We ha...

  • Writer Nissar Ahmed to inaugurate this year's Dasara

    Bengaluru: Kannada writer KS Nissar Ahmed will reportedly inaugurate this year's Dasara in Mysuru.Best known for "Nityotsava", Nissar Ahmed will inaugurate the festivities on Sept 21 at a function in Chamundi Hills in Mysuru.

  • Ramthal micro-irrigation project will be commissioned next month: Patil

    Vijayapura: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will commission the Ramthal Micro-Irrigation project, the largest integrated micro-irrigation system in Asia, next month, Water Resources minister MB Patil announced here on Wednesday. Speaking after the national-level water convention, organized jointly by th...

  • PM Modi dividing the country: Rahul Gandhi

    Bengaluru: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "dividing" the country by allowing the BJP cadres to "beat up Dalits and kill minorities". "PM Modi has been busy dividing the country. He allows his party people to beat up Dalits, kill minorities a...

  • BSY inspects rain-affected areas; takes dig at Rahul

    Bengaluru: BJP state president BS Yeddyurappa toured the city to inspect the havoc caused by two days of record-breaking August rain. Yeddyurappa, who was accompanied by R Ashoka and opposition leader in the BBMP, Padmanabha Reddy, started his tour from JC Road. Speaking to reporters, Yeddyurappa t...

  • Centre using I-T raids, horse-trading as weapons: Fernandes

    Bengaluru: Senior Congress leader Oscar Fernandes on Wednesday said that the central government was using I-T raids and horse trading as weapons to finish governments in opposition-ruled states.Fernandes, who was in Bengaluru to attend the inauguration of Indira Canteens, said, "The central governme...

  • Rebel JD(S) rebels take off for Delhi to meet Rahul

    Devanahalli: Rebel JD(S) legislators from the state are getting ready to join the Congress. The seven rebels and one former MLC left for Delhi on Wednesday and will meet Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday morning. Before leaving for the national capital, rebel MLA Zameer Ahmed Khan sai...

  • My illness blown out of proportion: HDK

    Bengaluru: JD(S) state chief HD Kumaraswamy on Wednesday fumed at reports of him being seriously ill. Speaking in Mandya, Kumaraswamy, who just returned from Singapore, said, "I went to Singapore as I was unwell. But people have blown it out of proportion," said Kumaraswamy.The former CM said that h...