Karnataka govt gives minority status to Lingayats and Veerashaivas who follow Basava Tatva

The Akhila Bharata Veerashaiva Mahasabha has rejected the government’s decision and called it a “move to divide the Veerashaiva-Lingayat community”.

Bengaluru's low voter turnout problem: Citizen apathy or incorrect electoral rolls?

Bengaluru has recorded a low voter turnout in past elections despite an otherwise active citizenry.

How BDA, MI dept ignored show cause notices about illegal construction on Varthur lake

The multiple show cause notices and reminders, which TNM has accessed, pertain to laying of pipelines by the Minor Irrigation Dept, and the construction of a road.

Commercial sexual exploitation survivors in K’taka don’t trust the police: Study

In fact, child survivors of commercial sexual exploitation in Karnataka believe that the police, too, are part of the crime.

Rajya Sabha polls: JD(S) accuses K’taka returning officer of favouring Congress

JD(S) leaders allege that the returning officer forced two Congress MLAs to change the names of the candidates on the ballot paper.

‘Need to resist’: K’taka CM urges south to unite against Centre’s allocation of funds

After Jana Sena’s Pawan Kalyan and DMK’s MK Stalin, Siddaramaiah is the latest south leader to oppose the 15th Finance Commission’s Terms of Reference.

Cauvery dispute: K’taka to oppose river mgmt board, not to file review petition in SC

The state will seek a Cauvery Decision Implementation Committee instead of the Cauvery Management Board.

The religious mutts of K'taka: Why appeasing the seers is important for Cong and BJP

Endorsement of a candidate by a seer is considered a sign of consolidating votes in that particular community.

Rahul Gandhi invokes Indira to seek Karnataka people's 'blessing' for polls

The 47-year-old party chief was on a two-day visit across the coastal districts of the state since Tuesday. This was his third visit to the state since February.

Conditional bail for Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar in tax evasion cases

The court granted conditional bail to Shivakumar on Rs 1 lakh personal bond and Rs 25,000 sureties by two persons.