Karnataka Elections

With a Dalit CM out of the question, chorus to name Dalit Deputy CM grows louder

For decades, Dalits have been grossly under-represented, with no one from the community ever becoming CM or Deputy CM.

From Mamata to Pinarayi, several regional heavyweights to attend HDK swearing in

KCR, Chandrababu Naidu, Stalin, Kamal Haasan, Mayawati, Kejriwal and several others will attend the grand event in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

The math for ministries: Congress likely to demand 2 Dy CM posts, will JD(S) agree?

DK Shivakumar will have to settle for a plum portfolio and the post of Congress chief.

DK Shivakumar: The man who checkmated Amit Shah in Karnataka

Tasked with keeping the flock together after the Assembly verdict revealed a fractured mandate, Shivakumar passed with flying colours on Saturday.

Yeddyurappa's resignation: A blow by blow account of what happened in the Assembly

While all the elected representatives sat patiently, waiting for their turn to take the oath, one man looked uncertain and was seen moving in and out of the Assembly hall...

Two-day CM Yeddyurappa resigns minutes before floor test in Assembly

The two-day Chief Minister resigned right after he gave a speech on the floor of the Assembly and withdrew his motion for a trust vote.

Political tensions rise: K’taka cops at Bengaluru hotel ‘rescue’ Cong MLAs from Reddy

Even as legislators took oath at the Vidhana Soudha, a few kilometres away at Goldfinch Hotel near the Race Course, high drama was playing out.

Cong turns into party of sting operators? Releases another tape, this time of Sriramulu

This is the fifth tape released by the Congress in a span of 48 hours.

Congress releases more tapes: Yeddyurappa, son allegedly caught luring Cong MLAs

In the leaked tapes, Yeddyurappa and his son are alleged to be reaching out to Congress MLAs, offering them inducements to desert their party.

KG Bopaiah to be pro-tem Speaker, relay live telecast of Karnataka floor test: SC

The Congress-JD(S) combine had filed a plea in the apex court saying that the sole intent of appointing Bopaiah was with the intention of ensuring Yeddyurappa got the majority.