Karnataka election: Dirty money getting dirtier, over 350 per cent increase in seizures

blackmoneyThe Election Commission-appointed surveillance teams have seized suspect cash, jewellery and other inducements worth over Rs 120 crore in the poll-bound Karnataka, a senior official said on Saturday.

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Only three children of Congress leaders to get ticket for Karnataka election

congressThe Congress’s list of candidates for the Karnataka assembly elections is expected to be announced anytime soon. The children of several leaders have made a beeline for a ticket, but the high command is likely to oblige only three.

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Kar vote time extended

The Election Commissionm has extended the duration of the voting process for the Karnataka Assembly Elections to be held on May 5th, Sunday.
Voting would commence across the state at 7 AM tomorrow and end at 6 PM. This was annouced by Anil Kumar Jha, the Chief Electoral Officer of Karnataka. He said that this was cleared by the Election Commission of India in order to facilitate voters to come in large numbers and cast their vote. The EC is expecting at 70 per cent turn out.

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