Karnataka

Yediyurappa confident of BJP winning minimum 8-9 seats in Karnataka

 Yediyurappa confident of BJP winning minimum 8-9 seats in KarnatakaBangalore, Apr 30 : Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa came with his son, who is contesting elections for the BJP, to cast his vote on Thursday.

Sounding confident of emerging victorious in the polls, Yediyurappa said, "Out of 11 Lok Sabha constituencies, we are going to win minimum 8-9 seats."

Yediyurappa''s son BY Raghvendra is contesting from Shimoga seat.

Polling is being held in 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka.

Now, Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa experiences ‘shoe-gate’

Now, Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa experiences ‘shoe-gate’Bangalore, Apr 28: After P. Chidambaram, Naveen Jindal, Lal Krishna Advani and Manmohan Singh, it was the turn of Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yeddyurappa to experience the ‘Shoe-Gate’.

Yeddyurappa became the latest target of a ‘footwear missile’ on Tuesday when a slipper was hurled at him while he was addressing an election meeting in Channarayapatna in Hassan District. The place is about 150 kilometers from Bangalore.

The slipper fell far from the dais and the man who threw it was nabbed by police and charged with assault.

Seven killed, 12 injured in Karnataka road mishap

Seven killed, 12 injured in Karnataka road mishapTumk

Political bigwigs cast their votes in second phase of polls

Political bigwigs cast their votes in second phase of pollsBangalore/Sangli, Apr 23: Political bigwigs like Venkaiah Naidu, Ananth Kumar, S. M. Krishna and R. R. Patil went to cast their votes in the second phase of elections to the Lok Sabha in Bangalore and several other places of Karnataka as well as many other constituencies in Maharashtra on Thursday.

In Bangalore, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Naidu and Kumar exercised their franchise with their supporters in tow.

Moily claims his constituency is free from caste considerations

Moily claims his constituency is free from caste considerationsChikkballapur (Karnataka), Apr 21: Senior Congress leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister M. Veerappa Moily has said that his constituency is free from all caste considerations.

Moily, who is contesting elections from the Chikkballapur parliamentary constituency, described his constituency as democratic and secular.

Sonia Gandhi calls Advani a slave of the RSS

Sonia Gandhi calls Advani a slave of the RSSBidar (Karnataka), Apr 15 : Continuing her attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday termed him a "slave of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)".

Addressing an election rally here, Sonia Gandhi called Advani incompetent and a leader who couldn''t take decisions on his own.

"It is Advani, who is a slave of the RSS because he wants to protect his chair. This is the reason why he fulfills each and every wish of the RSS," claimed Gandhi.

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