Karnataka Poll Watch: Cabinet nod for separate Lingayat religion, and other updates

In the run up to the biggest election of 2018, TNM brings you Poll Watch every Monday and Thursday.

Karnataka polls 2018: Rahul Gandhi to tour coastal areas in third visit to state

The Congress President will tour the region for two days, starting March 20.

Karnataka Cabinet approves separate religion tag for Lingayats, seeks Centre’s nod

The state government has accepted the recommendation of a committee formed to study the issue. The ball is now in the Centre's court.

From citizen manifestos to drives, B’luru civic groups are setting the poll agenda

Despite being home to strong citizens’ movement, the city has never seen more than a 60% turnout elections held in the recent past.

Karnataka 2018: Former DySP Anupama Shenoy’s party to contest in 15 seats

Anupama Shenoy said that she will most likely be contesting from Kaup constituency in Udupi district.

K’taka Congress issues show cause notice to Veerappa Moily’s son over controversial tweet

In a now-deleted tweet, Veerappa Moily alleged that the Congress selects candidates for money.

Watched viral video of B’luru woman forcing bikers off the footpath? Meet Manju Thomas

Block the footpath, talk to the bikers, and make them get back on the road: This is Manju’s strategy to make Bengaluru’s footpaths safer.

Officers can be transferred in 9 days’: K’taka min boasts of govt’s power, draws flak

Higher Education Minister Basavaraj Rayareddi said that officials have to obey the government's orders.

'Save Bannerghatta National Park': Bengaluru activists approach Centre

Angered by recent instances of man-animal conflicts and deforestation, ecologists and environmental activists have restarted their efforts.

No more 'No Parking' on Church Street? Bengaluru officials mull automated meters

Parking was banned on March 6 to make the busy street pedestrian-friendly.