Saturday, January 28, 2023

Karnataka

K’taka BJP leader says will pay Rs 6k per vote, party denies

A former minister of the BJP in Karnataka has made an astounding comment that has left his party red faced and triggered huge controversy. Ramesh Jarkiholi, the state’s former water resources minister, has announced that the BJP would pay...

BJP turning coastal Karnataka into Hindutva laboratory: Siddaramaiah

The ruling BJP is trying to turn coastal Karnataka into a laboratory of Hindutva for their political advantage, Opposition Leader in the state assembly Siddaramaiah said on Sunday.Addressing reporters in Udupi, Siddaramaiah said BJP leaders are more interested in...

Priyanka promises Rs 2k to every woman household head in K’taka

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi has announced that if the party is voted to power in the state, Rs 2,000 would be given to every woman house head in Karnataka under the ‘Gruhalakshmi’ scheme.Addressing the women’s convention “Na Nayaki”...

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to unveil 2nd poll promise in Karnataka today

Congress’s Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will visit Karnataka on January 16 to announce the party’s second big promise for the assembly elections due in May. The women-centric promise will be announced at a mega convention for women, which comes ahead...

3500 ‘vistaraks’ part of BJP’s massive outreach plan

Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to deploy a force of about 3,000-3500 Vistaraks (expansionists) across the country to strengthen the party, a move which comes as a part of a mega plan for the upcoming assembly elections in nine...

Cong condemns Pragya Thakur’s communal remark

Madhya Pradesh Congress has demanded that a case of treason be registered against Bharatiya Janata Party’s Lok Sabha member Pragya Singh Thakur for her “keep weapon at home” remark, while her party defended the statement saying it was for...

BF.7 variant shows low virulence: K’taka Health Min

Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Tuesday said the BF.7 variant of COVID-19 is transmissible with low virulence, but emphasised that senior citizens, children and pregnant women must remain cautious. He said COVID response mock drills to check readiness...

Maha should stand firmly behind Marathi people of K’taka: Shinde

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Monday said in the Assembly the state should stand firmly behind people in the Marathi-speaking areas of neighbouring Karnataka and appealed to political parties not to behave in a way that would hurt...

Maha, K’taka joint teams to address border issue: Shah

Stepping in to defuse the border tensions between Maharashtra and Karnataka, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday asked chief ministers of the two states to set up a six-member joint ministerial panel to address related issues and not...

Bommai confident of Gujarat like ‘pro incumbency mandate’

With exit polls favouring the BJP retaining power in Gujarat, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday exuded confidence that the “pro-incumbency mandate” is likely in this poll-bound southern state.He asserted that the saffron party will “cent percent” form...