The 2018 elections in Karnataka saw the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) getting 104 seats, and although it emerged as the single largest party in the state, it fell short of the majority mark by eight. The party was, however, hopeful of getting the numbers with the help of outside support, but all it managed to do was stay in power for a single day.
Bengaluru, Oct 6: Investigators in India are ascertaining the antecedents of Abu Zubaydah, a suspected 9/11 plotter. The interest regarding this man currently lodged in the Guantanamo Bay jail cropped up after it was learnt that he studied at Mysore, Karnataka.
New Delhi, Sep 29: A curative petition filed by Karnataka in the Jayalalithaa DA case has beem rejected. The state had challenged the abatement of its appeal against the acquittal of former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa and recovery of Rs 100 crore fine in the case.
Bengaluru, Sep 23: The National Investigation Agency has taken over two cases relating to fake currency reported from Karnataka. The NIA took custody of an accused lodged in the Central Prison, Bengaluru for interrogation.
Bengaluru, Sep 24: There is dissidence in the Karnataka Congress and the rocky road for the coalition government in Karnataka continues. With allegations and counter allegations of poaching, there is something really hilarious that is taking place in the state.
Bengaluru, Sep 21: The BJP in Karnataka has empowered B S Yeddyurappa to take a call on the formation of a government in case the ruling coalition collapses. The past week has seen several developments with dissent brewing within the Congress and some of its leaders threatening to break away.
Bengaluru, Sep 18: The trouble in the Congress-JD(S) coalition in Karnataka does not seem to end. The recent banner of revolt raised by the Jarkiholi brothers of Belagavi has played out into a major issue and it appears as though even Siddaramaiah has failed to quell the rebellion. Congress minister, Ramesh Jarkiholi and his brothers who have been leading the revolt is likely to take a decision today on whether he would quit the party or not. He has claimed that he has the support of 18 MLAs in the party. If what he claims is indeed true, then there is big trouble for the coalition. If 18 MLAs pull out, then it is curtains for the government in Karnataka.
Bengaluru, Sep 17: With the coalition in Karnataka looking shaky all parties have upped their guard. The BJP has summoned all its MLAs to the state capital.
Bengaluru, Sep 17: The trouble within the Karnataka Congress appears to have gone out of control. The party high command hopes that former chief minister, Siddaramaiah would be able to pacify those rebelling and bring peace within the party.
Mangalore, Aug 29: Union Minister, D V Sadananda Gowda said that the ruling Congress-JD(S) coalition in Karnataka would collapse in the next 15 days. Speaking to reporters he said that former chief minister, Siddaramaiah had decided to pull down the government and it is just a matter of time before the coalition collapses.