1:30 Deadline For Karnataka Coalition; BJP's Protest Sleepover

Friday, 19 July 2019 10:42
BENGALURU: Karnataka's ruling coalition has time till 1.30 pm today, according to the Governor, to prove its majority in a trust vote that it is almost certain to lose. "You have lost confidence of the house," Governor Vajubhai Vala said…

"Ready For Trust Vote, Please Fix Time," HD Kumaraswamy Tells Speak

Friday, 12 July 2019 16:47
BENGALURU: Amid questions about the Karnataka coalition's survival, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy declared today that he was ready to seek a trust vote to prove his majority on the floor of the house, and asked the Speaker to fix a…

Resignations "Not In Order", Says Karnataka Speaker. Coalition Exhales

Tuesday, 09 July 2019 16:44
BENGALURU/MUMBAI: Karnataka's Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) coalition government, on the verge of losing its majority after 14 exits, won a breather on Tuesday as Speaker Ramesh Kumar decided that the resignations were not in order. None of the lawmakers had met…

In Crisis For Karnataka Coalition, Many Congress, JDS Lawmakers May Quit

Friday, 05 July 2019 14:11
BENGALURU: In what could spell big trouble for the coalition government in Karnataka, eight Congress and three Janata Dal Secular legislators have reached the office of the state assembly speaker, reportedly to submit their resignation. "I have come to submit…

Defence Minister watches ‘Uri’ in Bengaluru

Monday, 28 January 2019 10:37
“What a power-packed movie… Brilliant performances Yami Gautam, Vicky Kaushal, Paresh Rawal, Mohit Raina. Recharged also by the energy in the cinema hall! #HighJosh,” Sitharaman tweeted. In a series of tweets, the Defence Minister shared videos of her movie-viewing experience…

Modi to dedicate Rs 16,504 cr single largest investment in Kerala

Sunday, 27 January 2019 10:50
He will lay the foundation stone of the complex which is a complete “Make in India” initiative aimed at reducing dependence on imports. The Prime Minister is also scheduled to dedicate the Mounded Storage Vessel of the Indian Oil Corporation…

Karnataka providing relief, jobs for drought-hit: Governor

Saturday, 26 January 2019 17:24
“A large part of the state is facing severe drought. About 100 taluks (sub-districts) during kharif and 156 taluks of rabi seasons in 2018 have been declared drought affected,” Vala said in his Republic Day address at the Field Marshal…

Karnataka’s 111-year-old seer dead

Monday, 21 January 2019 16:07
Karnataka’s 111-year-old revered seer, Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt at Tumakuru, is dead, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy announced on Monday. “His holiness Swamiji passed away at 11.44 a.m. at the Mutt during treatment for lung infection,” Kumaraswamy told the media…

Sasikala given VIP treatment in Bengaluru prison, claims report

Monday, 21 January 2019 10:02
AIADMK’s jailed leader V.K. Sasikala had received preferential treatment in Bengaluru Central Jail, including specially cooked food and access to special cells, a probe report revealed. “Through the evidence, we get a clear indication of some food cooking activity in…

BJP denies ‘game’ in Karnataka, says problem within Congress

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 10:21
The BJP on Tuesday rejected Congress’ allegation that it is trying to topple seven-month-old Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S)-Congress coalition government in Karnataka and hit back at opposition parties calling the current crisis their “internal problems”. “We are not doing any game.…