Bangalore South’s ‘caste composition favourable’, says BJP's Tejasvi Surya; Congress’ BK Hariprasad banks on JD(S) strongholds
The stage is set for a high stakes battle in Karnataka's Bangalore South Lok Sabha constituency, considered a BJP stronghold, where the saffron party's Tejasvi Surya, a newcomer, will take on Congress veteran BK Hariprasad
'Is Tejasvi Surya another MJ Akbar in the making,' asks Karnataka Congress after businesswoman alleges abuse
Days after the BJP picked Tejasvi Surya, a young lawyer who has been working closely with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), as its candidate for prestigious Bangalore South seat, allegations of him being a "womaniser", an "abuser" and a "woman-beater".
'Self-made' Tejasvi Surya key to BJP's 'New India' narrative; Bangalore South candidate ticks all the right boxes
Though part of a political family, BJP's Bangalore South candidate TejasviSurya has neither popped up on the political scene suddenly nor has he been parachuted from some political plane
LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi denied Lok Sabha tickets as BJP ignores old guard in favour of fresh faces
The surprise inclusion of Tejaswi Surya in the BJP's list of Lok Sabha hopefuls has made one thing abundantly clear about the ruling party, in its quest to bring new blood into the candidates' list it is unafraid of leaving behind a trail of broken-hearted party veterans.
Lok Sabha election: BJP fields Tejasvi Surya from Bangalore South constituency, 28-yr-old was mentored by Ananth Kumar
Amid much speculation over the BJP's candidate for the Bangalore South Lok Sabha seat, the saffron party declared 28-year-old lawyer Tejasvi Surya for the constituency late on Monday night.
'Neither did plane fly, nor did earthquake occur': Modi peppers last Lok Sabha speech with digs at Rahul Gandhi
In his last speech in the 16th Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took potshots at Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his various gestures and comments made in the House during the last five years, including raking up of the Rafale fighter deal.
Parliament Winter Session: Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha adjourned for the day after mourning Atal Bihari Vajpayee's death
Rajya Sabha also mourned the death of former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee, former Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar
Winter Session kicks off on Tuesday: Crucial session of Parliament to see key bills, critical issues addressed
Starting a day after the grand meeting of opposition parties for a possible anti-BJP front and when results of the five assembly elections would be declared, the proceedings are likely to get affected by the change in number in both houses
Sadananda Gowda took charge of the ministry in addition to the existing portfolio, an official statement said
Narendra Tomar gets parliamentary affairs ministry, Sadananda Gowda fertilizers following Ananth Kumar's demise
Kumar died at a private hospital in Bengaluru on Monday after battling lung cancer for several months.
'Ananth Kumar amar rahe': Leaders, supporters pay homage to 'most-loved' Bengaluru MP, Union Cabinet condoles his demise
The body was taken from his Basavanagudi residence, where it was kept since Monday morning to Jagannath Bhavan, the BJP state headquarters at Malleshwarm, in a decorated military vehicle with personnel of the three services — the Army, Navy and Air Force — accompanying it. The procession began, with supporters chanting slogans "Bharat Mata Ki Jai", "Ananth Kumar Amar Rahe".
Ananth Kumar passes away at 59: Narendra Modi pays last respects to Union minister in Bengaluru, meets his family
Narendra Modi flew in Bengaluru from Varanasi and drove straight to the residence of Ananth Kumar at Basavanagudi.
Ananth Kumar was everybody’s favourite; his death comes at a time when BJP in Karnataka needed him most
The loss of Ananth Kumar leaves a vacuum that isn’t easy for BJP to fill. His death came as a blow just when the party needed him most.
Union Minister Ananth Kumar, 59, died at a private hospital in Bengaluru in the early hours of Monday after battling lung cancer for several months
Ananth Kumar dies at 59: Narendra Modi likely to chair special Cabinet meeting to condole demise of Union minister
Similar resolutions were passed following demise of then union ministers Gopinath Munde and Anil Madhav Dave. Kumar died at a private hospital in Bengaluru in the early hours of Monday after battling lung cancer for several months.
Ananth Kumar dies at 59 in Bengaluru: Funeral on Wednesday; Karnataka declares 3-day mourning as mark of respect to BJP leader
The Karnataka government has declared a three- day state mourning till November 14 as a mark of respect to Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar, who died in the early hours of Monday. The state government has also declared a holiday on Monday as a mark of respect to Kumar.
Ananth Kumar dies at 59: Staunch RSS ideologue was member of BJP's inner circle through Vajpayee, Advani and Modi eras
Known for his political adroitness, Ananth Kumar, a six-time member of Parliament, gregarious with strong political instincts, had managed to be in the inner circle of the central leadership of the BJP — be it during the heyday of Atal Bihari Vajpayee or L K Advani and now Narendra Modi.
Congress dumps Vandana Chavan, nominates BK Hariprasad as candidate for Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election
Congress has nominated BK Hariprasad as Rajya Sabha deputy chairman candidate on Wednesday as talks of Vandana Chavan of NCP being the Opposition consensus candidate fell through.
Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: All you need to know about the NDA's pick, Opposition front-runners
The contest for the post of deputy chairman of the Rajya Sabha between the National Democratic Alliance and the Opposition appeared to be heading for a showdown in the 9 August election with the BJP-led ruling lacking a majority in the Upper House and the Opposition appearing keen to put up a fight.
JD(U)'s Harivansh Narayan Singh is NDA pick for Rajya Sabha dy chairman post; Opposition to decide on its candidate today
Harivansh Narayan Singh, the former editor-in-chief of Hindi daily Prabhat Khabar, has a clean image and can garner support for the NDA.