Congress, BJP lock horns in Karnataka’s triangular poll contest

Bengaluru: The ruling Congress and the opposition BJP have locked horns to outsmart each other in the Karnataka assembly election on Saturday, with the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) making the contest triangular. “If the Congress is desperate to retain power defying anti-incumbency, the BJP is impatient to return to power in south India after losing badly […]

Rahul accuses Modi of decimating Foreign Policy

Bengaluru: Congress President Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of decimating the Indian Foreign Policy and treated it as an individual exercise. Addressing a press conference here before winding up his campaign in Karnataka, Gandhi alleged that the Prime Minister indulged in personal conversations and did not take the Ministry of External Affairs into […]

Money laundering: Misa Bharti produced before Delhi court

New Delhi: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharti and her husband Shailesh Kumar were produced before the Patiala House Court in connection with a money laundering case worth Rs. 8,000 crore. At the hearing, the Special CBI judge Arvind Kumar issued a production warrant against another accused, Santosh Jha, and listed […]

Karnataka Assembly Poll: 883 crorepatis, 645 criminals in fray

Bengaluru:“The average assets of the 883 (35 percent) crorepati candidates are worth Rs 7.54 crore. Of the 645 contestants, 254 (10 percent) face serious criminal cases and 391 (15 percent) face criminal cases,” revealed a study by the Karnataka Election Watch and Delhi-based Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) ahead of the polls in the 223 […]

Violence should not be allowed in democracy: PM

New Delhi: Responding on a query on the rising political violence in poll-bound state Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said violence, in democracy, should not be allowed in any form, by any political party or ideology. He was interacting with the Karnataka’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Yuva Morcha Karyakartas (workers) via the Narendra Modi (NaMo) […]

Rahul, Lalu Hypocrites: Amit Shah

Kolar: Hours after Congress President Rahul Gandhi met Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah hit out at the formers saying that such hypocrites cannot run a non-corrupt government in a state. Earlier today, Rahul met Lalu at AIIMS hospital […]