Regional and caste imbalance in Karnataka cabinet
12 districts, largely in the Old Mysuru and Kalyana Karnataka (formerly called Hyderabad Karnataka) regions, which rank low in the development index, remain under represented.. In terms of caste representations too, the ministry looks skewed. Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa's new Cabinet has thrown up caste and regional imbalance.
State Congress leaves it to high command to pick new chief
DKS, MB Patil strong contenders, but ED case against the former may weigh against ...
Siddaramaiah sparks row over remarks on Lingayat, Vokkaligas
Siddaramaiah is purportedly heard saying Lingayats, a prominent community seen b...
Congress, JD(S)' falling fortunes point to bumpy road ahead
The sharp decline in the vote share of the Congress and the JD(S) in Chikkaballapur Assembly segment is a pointer to the challenges the two parties are likely to face in the districts of Kolar, Chikkaballapur and Bengaluru Rural in future elections.
BS Yediyurappa crosses big hurdle, but a bigger test awaits
Political pundits insist that Yediyurappa will, besides political challenges, also face pressure on delivering election promises to voters.
AICC to appoint new in-charge for Karnataka as KC Venugopal seeks to focus full time on organisation
The change, however, has nothing to do with the electoral performance of the Congress in the December 5 bypolls, the campaigning for which was handled by the State Congress leaders led by former chief minister Siddaramaiah.
Ex-CM Kumaraswamy skips Vokkaliga rally protesting DK Shivakumar's arrest
A few days ago, the JD(S) leader visited Shivakumar’s house at Kanakapura and consoled his mother. He also hit out at the BJP regime at the Centre for keeping the Congress leader in the custody of the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
BS Yediyurappa announces 'mammoth' statue of city founder Kempegowda at airport, reaches out to Vokkaligas
To make Kempegowda "immortal", the government has also decided to to reconstitute the Kempegowda Development Authority, and release Rs 100 crore to it.
Kumaraswamy rules out involvement in phone tapping of seer
He said the allegation has caused him "unbearable pain."
Dissidence brews in lower rungs of Congress
Resentment is particularly evident in constituencies where the fight has traditionally been between the Congress and the BJP.
Moves on Lingayats and Vokkaligas cost Siddaramaiah dear
The damage was so intense that Siddaramaiah, who confidently expected Vokkaligas to vote for him in his old constituency of Chamundeshwari, lost by a huge margin of 26,042 votes.
Yeshwantpur: In this Vokkaliga bastion, fight is between Gowdas
All three major parties have fielded a Vokkaliga candidate, even as issues like infrastructure, garbage, and drinking water dominate citizens’ debates.
Vokkaliga Mutts warn against move to unsettle JDS-Congress government
Tumkur district-based Spatikapuri mutt head Nanjavadhutha Swami said Vokkaligas would not forgive attempts to dislodge Kumaraswamy. He also issued a veiled threat to the BJP not to fish in troubled waters.
Congress to take up pending appointments issue with Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy
The CM on Sunday announced the appointment of 14 MLAs as Chairmen of Boards and Corporations, and eight other legislators as Parliamentary Secretaries
Ramanagara: JDS,Congress & BJP gear up to woo Vokkaliga voters
For Ramanagara’s voters, their love for Kumaraswamy transcends the latter’s performance or number of visits he has made.
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