Christian body wants change in polling date for Maundy Thursday observance
Bengaluru: The Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI) has urged the Election Commission of India (ECI) to reschedule the voting date for 13 states, including Karnataka, currently fixed on April 18. This is being done keeping in mind that April 18 is Maundy Thursday, a day of solemnity for Christians all over the world.
Jolt to Congress in Hassan: A Manju joins BJP
Bengaluru: In a big jolt to the party, former minister and former district in-charge minister from Hassan, A Manju, who is considered as the only leader who is showing the courage to attack the former Prime Minister Deve Gowda family, joined the BJP.
'Chakravarthy' comment by V Somanna irks R Ashok
Bengaluru: ‘Cold War’ between political parties during the time of elections is a common phenomenon, but that was not in the case of the Bharatiya Janata Party as former deputy chief minister R Ashok and former minister V Somanna had a battle of words, here on Sunday, March 17.
B'luru North Cong MLAs meet at hotel, warn JDS against taking them lightly
Bengaluru: Five Congress MLAs from constituencies falling under the Bengaluru North Lok Sabha constituency, met at a hotel in the city on Saturday night and warned the JDS leaders against taking them lightly in the upcoming general elections. They stated that they would extend their support to the JDS only if their demands are met.
I-T raid on govt engineer turns political amid election fever
Bengaluru: A Karnataka government executive engineer working in the Rural Development department has been absconding ever since the Income Tax department raided his house in Haveri and two rooms of Rajmahal Hotel in Gandhinagar, and seized Rs 1.5 Crore in cash along with other items.