The election times becomes worse as during those times politicians become cheap and start degrading with vulgar remarks affecting their party as well as self images.
Karnataka Chief minister HD Kumarasamy last week said Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi uses makeup to look glowing and makes artificial face every time he appears before cameras and now a BJP MLA has
New Delhi sources stated that a day after the Election Commission suspended Karnataka cadre IAS officer Mohammed Mohsin for checking Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s helicopter at Sambalpur in Odisha in his capacity of general observer; a former Union secretary has termed it a “highly questionable response”.
Reportedly days before Uttara Kannada district goes to polls, Karnataka Election officials and Income Tax officials have jointly seized more than Rs 80 lakh cash from the homes and vehicles of two BJP functionaries in the constituency. Apparently this is the first major raid conducted on BJP leaders in the run-up to the elections.
Reportedly with blockbuster 'KGF', Kannada actor Yash gained nation-wide popularity and he emerged as a new superstar from South India, but the CM of Karnataka is unhappy with campaigning of the star actor for Ambareesh's wife Sumalatha, who is contesting as independent candidate from Mandya Lok Sabha segment.
A man hailing from the village of Hulkund in Karnataka was arrested following a legal complaint from his wife that he had forced her to indulge in performing sexual acts with a 7 month old dog puppy.
Accordingly Tejaswini Ananthkumar has clarified that she has not endorsed a campaign to vote NOTA in Bengaluru (South) constituency in the Lok Sabha elections. Recently a poster asking people to 'vote NOTA in Bengaluru (South) to support Tejaswini Ananthkumar' was shared on social media. However, Tejaswini has responded to the poster by stating that the claims made by the poster were "unfounded and malicious".
Reportedly former Indian cricket captain and Bengaluru’s own Rahul Dravid, who was the Karnataka election icon during the 2018 Assembly elections, cannot vote in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, where his name has been deleted from the electorate list. Meanwhile Rahul Dravid, who changed his house
Bengaluru sources stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi will campaign in Karnataka on Saturday for their candidates contesting in the Lok Sabha elections. Bharatiya Janata Party spokesman S. Shanataram said "Modi will return to Karnataka to address BJP rallies in Mangaluru and Bengaluru”.
Accordingly a coalition of like-minded environment groups held an inaugural function in Bengaluru, making it the first Indian city to participate in the global BreatheLife campaign. Meanwhile an initiative by the World Health Organization, UN Environment, Climate and Clean Air Coalition, BreatheLife campaign aims to mobilize citizens to bring air pollution to safe levels by 2030, and has a network
Accordingly on May 15, 2018, as results of the Karnataka assembly polls trickled in, Congress and JD(S) leaders started hectic parleys. Meanwhile after a few phone calls, various leaders met at locations across Bengaluru and within a few hours it was announced that the Congress will allow JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy to become the Chief Minister and head a coalition government.
Bengaluru sources stated that as one of the powerful families in the southern state, belonging to the politically dominant Vokkaliga community, Gowda told the media recently that he was keen on ensuring his two grandsons carry on his family's tradition of serving the people as two of his four sons have been doing over the years. JD-S spokesman Ramesh Babu told "What's wrong if he wants his grandsons
Accordingly Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy accused the Election Commission and the Income Tax Department of harassing him and his family. Kumaraswamy said “The Election Commission and Income Tax Department are literally harassing me and my family. Let the EC officials perform their duties, but don’t harass us over mere suspicion". Meanwhile he claimed that his car was searched
Accordingly the announcement was made by the BJP state President and former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa. Meanwhile the announcement comes the same day party’s National President Amit Shah is set to visiting the city for a road show to campaign for youngster Tejasvi Surya, the party’s choice of candidate for the same constituency. Tejaswini did not hold a post in the party until Tuesday.
Reportedly in order to ensure a higher voter turnout for Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka, including Bengaluru which already has a poor track record, the Shivamogga district administration has adopted a novel measure. Meanwhile in an order issued by Deputy Commissioner KA Dayananda, all resorts, home stays and hotels in the tourist district have been asked not to entertain guests from constituencies
Bengaluru sources stated that starting from Monday, April 1, travelling between the city and Bengaluru International Airport is set to become costlier as the toll on National Highway 44 is going to be increased. Meanwhile the toll paid at the Sadahalli (Navayuga Devanahalli) plaza will be increased by Rs 5 for single and return trip for cars. Until now, the toll for cars for single and return journeys
Bengaluru sources stated that Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy had sought the Election Commission's intervention to stop the Income Tax department raids on contractors and businessmen allegedly associated with the ruling JD-S and Congress. Kumaraswamy said in a letter to the Chief Electoral Officer "As IT officials continue to raid those associated with our allies, he appeals to the poll panel to direct the tax department to stop the searches being carried under pressure from the Modi
Accordingly the dream of owning a house of their own in Bengaluru has turned into a nightmare for many families, a majority of who are middle class. Meanwhile not only has their hope of owning a home come under a cloud, they are getting sued for defaulting on their loans for a home that does not exist.
According to sources in the early hours of Thursday, Income Tax officials conducted a search and seizure operation at the homes of Minor Irrigation Minister CS Puttaraju and his relatives. Meanwhile the operations were carried out just hours after Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy announced that over 300 I-T officials along with CRPF jawans were en route to Mandya to conduct raids on JD(S) leaders.
Bengaluru sources stated that an artist from Bengaluru paid tribute to Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman with a portrait he created using a typewriter. Meanwhile inspired by Varthaman, artist AC Gurumurthy typed out letters, symbols, numbers and special characters to create the image of the pilot sporting his iconic gunslinger moustache.
Bengaluru sources stated that after a long wait, the Congress declared its candidates to 18 of the 20 Lok Sabha seats it is contesting in Karnataka on Saturday night and it has ceded the remaining eight seats to coalition partner JD(S).
Furthermore Bengaluru South and Dharwad are missing from the list. Dharwad votes in the third phase on April 23 and there is still some time left for the party to choose its candidate but polling in Bengaluru South is on
Sources stated that on Friday, a few minutes past midnight, the team investigating the case tracked down and arrested the architect of the building Vivek Pawar from a lodge in Kolhapur. Meanwhile, the owners of the collapsed building Ravi Basavaraj Sabarad, Basavaraj D Nigadi, Gangappa S Shintri and Mahabaleshwar Puradagudi surrendered to the Dharwad Suburban Police.
3 Indian cities - New Delhi, Chennai, and Bengaluru are featured in the top 10 cheapest cities in the world while Singapore and Hong Kong are most expensive cities in the world. This was an outcome of a survey by Economist Intelligence Unit. In Comparison with the metros of the world, they are cheaper cities.
Accordingly it is a battle between movie stars in Mandya and veteran actor and wife of rebel star Ambareesh Sumalatha, is taking on young actor and Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy’s son Nikhil Gowda at Mandya Lok Sabha constituency. Meanwhile the Election Commission on Wednesday banned screening of movies starring Sumalatha and Nikhil Gowda on Doordarshan till April 18, the day Mandya goes to polls.
Accordingly the air was thick with anticipation at Bengaluru's Radisson Blu Hotel ahead of Sumalatha Ambareesh's press meet. Around 12 noon on Monday, Sumalatha walked into the conference hall, flanked by Sandalwood stars Darshan and Yash. Meanwhile the presence of the two actors was an unspoken
The vice president Venkaiah Naidu, had visited the houses of one of the BJP MPs in Bengaluru, only to return home barefoot, as the senior BJP leader was given a shock as someone had stolen his slippers much to his shock. It's a common phenomenon of people losing their slippers at public places like temples, Marriage functions etc, but the same happening to a national leader, has become a huge embarrassment.