Karnataka: CLP meeting concludes in Bengaluru

The meeting of the Congress Legislative Party (CLP) concluded in Bengaluru on Wednesday. On May 18, CM Siddaramaiah was elected unanimously as the CLP leader in Karnataka, after the Congress party finalised its CM candidate after days of deliberation following a landslide victory in Karnataka. Congress leaders RV Deshpande, HK […]

Congress’ UT Khader files nomination for Karnataka speaker

Five-time MLA UT Khader and senior Congress leader on Tuesday filed his nominations for the post of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly Speaker. His candidature will be formalised during the Congress Legislature’s Party meeting scheduled on May 24. If appointed, Khader will become the first Muslim leader to serve in the post of the Speaker of the Karnataka Assembly. Khader who served as […]

Karnataka: Man dies after drowning in stormwater drain in Bengaluru, case lodged

A 32-year-old man in Bengaluru, died after drowning in a stormwater drain after allegedly slipping and falling in it, said police. His body was found 5 km away from the spot. A case of unnatural death was registered at Kempapura Agrahara Police Station. According to the police, the deceased has been identified as Lokesh. Suspecting the reason […]

Siddaramaiah to be next Karnataka Chief Minister; DK Shivakumar relents, will be Dy CM

After days of deliberation, Congress on Thursday announced that party leader Siddaramaiah will be the next Karnataka Chief Minister and DK Shivakumar will be Deputy Chief Minister. Congress general secretary (organisation) KC Venugopal made the announcement at the party headquarters here. He said Shivakumar will continue as state Congress chief […]

Next Karnataka CM suspense: DK Shivakumar arrives at Mallikarjun Kharge’s residence

With Congress poised to name the next Karnataka chief minister after the party’s win in the state Assembly elections, Karnataka Congress president DK Shivakumar on Wednesday arrived at party president Mallikarjun Kharge’s residence in Delhi after meeting party leader Rahul Gandhi. Earlier in the day, Shivakumar arrived at 10 Janpath […]

“Shows internal situation in Congress”: Bommai on suspense over next Karnataka CM

Outgoing Karnataka Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday said that the ongoing suspense over the chief ministerial face by Congress shows the “internal situation” in the party. Congress has been holding deliberations over the Karnataka chief minister’s post, following the party’s win in the assembly […]