Fearing 'spread' of coronavirus, JD(S) MLC and his son obstruct testing for journalists in their locality; booked
JD(S) MLC KT Srikante Gowda, his son and three others were booked on Saturday for allegedly trying to obstruct a coronavirus test organised for journalists near his residence at Mandya in Karnataka
Karnataka cabinet expansion: 10 BJP MLAs, all defectors from Congress, JD(S) take oath as ministers; six berths to remain vacant
In a reflection of the discontent and squabbling over the long-awaited cabinet expansion in Karnataka, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Thursday expanded his six-month-old Cabinet with the induction of ten ministers
Karnataka farmers’ strike enters fifth day: Govt puts onus on Cauvery board as protesters demand diversion of river water
The indefinite strike by the Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha members demanding Cauvery and Hemavati waters to be channelised for saving standing crops entered the fifth day on Tuesday. Farmers in Mandya have been demanding diversion of Cauvery and Hemavati waters to their canals in order to save their produce. On Monday, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy had asked the Centre to direct the Cauvery Water Management Authority to resolve the issue.
Editor of Kannada daily booked over report on HD Kumaraswamy's son after Mandya LS poll defeat; scribe to seek legal remedies
The complainant stated that the news item on an alleged heated conversation between Nikhil, who recently lost Mandya Lok Sabha constituency, and his grandfather — JD(S) party supremo HD Deve Gowda, was meant to tarnish Nikhil's political career and to extract money.
BS Yeddyurappa rules out forming Karnataka govt with JD(S), favours fresh Assembly polls if coalition with Congress collapses
Amid speculation that the JDS-Congress coalition may collapse following its drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls, Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa said his party favoured fresh Assembly elections in such an event.
HD Deve Gowda's grandson Prajwal Revanna wants to resign from Karnataka's Hassan seat to make way for ex-PM
HD Deve Gowda's grandson Prajwal Revanna won the Lok Sabha elections from Karnataka's Hassan seat, but he has offered to resign for his grandfather.
In Karnataka's Belgaum, sugarcane farmers are being pushed to the edge by rising costs, price drops and long-pending arrears
In north Karnataka, sugar factories are owned by powerful politicians across the spectrum who hold considerable sway in their regions
Lok Sabha polls: Voting for 14 seats in Karnataka will test strength of already jittery JD(S)-Congress alliance
Congress and JD(S), between them, had secured 51.8 percent of the votes to BJP’s 43 percent in 2014 in Karnataka.
Both Nagarathna Swamy and Timme Swamy are said to be close aides of Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Congress manifesto, Joe Russo interview, Anand-Carlsen rivalry; today's must-read stories
The Congress, as expected, has picked up the most relevant economic talk points to frame its 2019 poll manifesto — unemployment, agriculture crisis and poverty alleviation. Of all the promises, Rahul Gandhi's much-hyped Nyuntam Aay Yojana (NYAY) stands out.
Lok Sabha polls: Revival of Mandya sugar mills talked up even as Karnataka farmers lament rising debts, rusting factories
In this politically charged region, which is also the ‘sugar bowl of Karnataka’, a lot depends on how convincing the politicians’ promises about reviving the struggling sugar industry are.
HD Kumaraswamy leads protests after I-T raids at Karnataka Congress, JD(S) leaders’ properties; slams misuse of central agencies
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy led a protest by the Congress-JD(S) ruling alliance in front of the Income Tax department in response to a statewide pre-dawn IT crackdown on his partymen and others
I-T raids on JD(S) minister HD Revanna, aides hours after Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy predicted pre-dawn swoop
The development came a day after, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy raised fears about possible raids on Congress and JD(S) functionaries in the state.
HD Deve Gowda faces doubtful future as JD(S) finds its Lok Sabha campaign limited to family, Vokkaligas in south Karnataka
JD(S) patriarch HD Deve Gowda is livid these days as he knows that the survival of HD Kumaraswamy-led alliance government in Karnataka depends a lot on the outcomes of the Lok Sabha Election 2019
BJP reveals candidates in 21 of 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka, three Congress turncoats make it to the list
Karnataka 28 Lok Sabha seats, of which the BJP had bagged 17, Congress 9 and JDS 2 in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
HD Kumaraswamy says won't plead for support of Congress leaders opposed to son Nikhil's candidature for Mandya LS seat
Taking a dig at those opposing his son Nikhil's candidature, HD Kumaraswamy said "those who are originally from the Congress have already extended their support and JD(S) workers are efficient to ensure his victory."
In Karnataka's Mandya, stardom may hijack campaign as Sumalatha, Nikhil Gowda seek to cash in on sympathy, family legacy
With actor-politicians Sumalatha and Nikhil Gowda, both first timers in politics, vying for Mandya seat, it's feared that important issues like agrarian crisis, water woes, etc, may get sidelined during the election campaign
BJP to contest in all 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka, confirms KS Eshwarappa; list of candidates expected tonight
The BJP will field its candidates in all 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka, senior BJP leader and MLA KS Eshwarappa said Wednesday
Lok Sabha election 2019: Late Congress leader’s wife Sumalatha Ambareesh to contest from Mandya as Independent candidate
Sumalatha Ambareesh, veteran actor and wife of late former Congress lawmaker MH Ambareesh, announced that she would contest from Mandya constituency as an independent candidate in the Lok Sabha election
Politics on the menu: Karnataka's Mandya sees proliferation of subsidised eateries named after political leaders
Over 100 supporters of various political leaders have opened tea stalls and low-cost eateries across Mandya district in Karnataka recently.