Karnataka

Shivakumar’s assets up by 188%, Yeddyurappa’s 12% since 2013

Shivakumar’s assets up by 188%, Yeddyurappa’s 12% since 2013

While the Energy Minister is facing 2 cases, Congress candidate for Vijayanagar Anand Singh has 16 cases against him Many prominent leaders, including BJP’s chief ministerial candidate B.S. Yeddyurappa and Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar and at least three miners in Ballari, filed their nominations on Thursday. At Kanakapura, Mr. Shivakumar …

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All vehicles to be checked to avoid code violations

All vehicles to be checked to avoid code violations

Tells ROs and AROs to visit and review the status of polling stations Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep has instructed officers to check all vehicles to avoid violations of the model code of conduct. He gave this instruction in his first video conference with returning officers, assistant returning officers and sector …

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Only Congress committed to social justice: CM

Only Congress committed to social justice: CM

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said here on Wednesday that it was only the Congress that was committed to uphold and promote social justice so as to empower socially backward groups. Continuing his community outreach programme in the city, the CM took part in a function organised by pourakarmikas, led by former …

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Plan to settle in Varuna hobli, says Vijayendra

Plan to settle in Varuna hobli, says Vijayendra

B.Y. Vijayendra, probable BJP candidate from Varuna constituency, and son of State BJP president B.S. Yedduyrappa, said he plans to settle down in Varuna hobli irrespective of the results in the Assembly elections. Speaking to The Media at Hadinaru village in Varuna constituency on Tuesday, he said the failure of Chief Minister …

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Accident involving Hegde takes political spin

Accident involving Hegde takes political spin

He terms it an attempt on his life; Home Minister calls it ‘political opportunism’ Union Minister Anantkumar Hegde’s convoy was hit by a truck near Ranebennur, Haveri district, on Tuesday night when he was travelling from Sirsi to Bengaluru, injuring a policeman. The Minister immediately took to Twitter to claim …

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23 polling booths to turn pink in Mysuru district

23 polling booths to turn pink in Mysuru district

There will be 23 pink polling booths — ones fully managed by women — in the district come May 12. For the first time in Karnataka, all-woman polling booths will be established across the 224 constituencies of the State. The Election Commission of India had trialled this idea for the first time …

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Supporters of MLAs denied Congress ticket stage protest in Mysuru

Supporters of MLAs denied Congress ticket stage protest in Mysuru

Resentment over denial of ticket to various leaders to contest in the Assembly elections continued on Tuesday with supporters of two Congress MLAs arriving in Mysuru and staging a protest in front of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s house. Supporters of Manohar Tahsildar, MLA for Hangal, and B.M. Nagaraj, MLA for Siruguppa, …

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Delay in rescinding GST on handmade products condemned

Delay in rescinding GST on handmade products condemned

Senior theatre artist and member of Gram Seva Sangh, Prasanna, has demanded that the Central government rescind Goods and Service Tax (GST) on all handmade products. Addressing presspersons in Kalaburagi city on Tuesday Mr. Prasanna said even after Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced GST exemption on 29 handicraft items …

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Congress to complain against BJP MLA

Congress to complain against BJP MLA

Belagavi district Congress will file a complaint against BJP MLA Sanjay Patil for his alleged remarks that were likely to disrupt communal harmony, made in the last few days of his campaign. Lakshmi Hebbalkar, KPCC women’s wing president and Congress candidate from Belagavi Rural, said on Tuesday that she and …

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