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'Give us right compensation': K’taka farmers on strike against NH 206 widening
Karnataka farmers say that the Centre is paying them a pittance for compensation and that the project will disrupt three eco-sensitive zones.
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 19:05
In a pickle: The rise and decline of Karnataka’s massive global gherkin industry
In the early 2000s, gherkin cultivation was at its peak and the fruit was exported to countries around the world. But with consecutive crop failure and lack of support, farmers are now turning their backs on the once-golden fruit.
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 13:41
Karnataka reality check: Why national parties struggle to control party-hopping MLAs
One reason, political analysts say, is that MLAs and politicians in the state are not really loyal to any ideology.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 19:14
'Missing' Cong MLA Bheema Naik appears in B'luru, says his phone wasn't working
Bheema Naik said that there was a problem with his phone and that he was not approached by the BJP.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 16:55
From Congress to BJP and now to Congress again? ‘Pendulum’ R Shankar strikes
Hours after announcing that he has withdrawn support to the JD(S)-Congress government, sources say MLA R Shankar is still in talks with Congress leaders.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 08:10
As BJP begins ‘poaching game’ in K’taka, JD(S) claims it is in talks with 8 BJP MLAs
With 106 seats, BJP still does not have the numbers to bring down the government.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 18:26
Form government or force election: The BJP’s game plan in Karnataka
There are a few voices in the BJP who however believe that the party must now concentrate on Lok Sabha polls.
Monday, January 14, 2019 - 16:57
3 Congress MLAs taken to Mumbai by BJP, plan to topple govt says DK Shivakumar
DK Shivakumar is unhappy that Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy is being passive on the issue.
Monday, January 14, 2019 - 08:19
Kumaraswamy’s son Nikhil to contest Lok Sabha polls from Mandya?
Nikhil Kumaraswamy told the media that several JD(S) leaders had requested him to contest from the Mandya Lok Sabha segment.
Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 17:22
Two deaths in a month: One more man dies in accident on B'luru Sarjapur road
Traffic has been blocked as the public has taken to protesting at the site. This is the second deadly accident that has occurred in recent weeks.
Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 12:59