Ramesh Jarkiholi joining BJP is like unreleased movie: Satish Jarkiholi
Belagavi: After the general election results, a lot of developments are taking place within the Congress-Janata Dal (S) state coalition government. Efforts are on to keep all the coalition MLAs and ministers safe from the suspected ‘Operation Lotus’ by the Bharatiya Janata Party. Amid this, rebel Congress leader Ramesh Jarkiholi has been in news ever since the Belagavi Cooperative Bank election row, where the rift between him, his brother and State Forest Minister Satish Jarkiholi, MLA Lakshmi Hebbalkar and former chief minister Siddaramaiah had reached the peak. Some of the Congress leaders are still fearing that Ramesh has fallen for the "entrapment" by BJP. However, Satish Jarkiholi has said that his brother Ramesh joining BJP is still a suspense.
Minister Deshpande congratulates Modi, asks him to focus on important issues
Karwar: Revenue Minister R V Deshpande congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the NDA’s landslide victory in the Lok Sabha polls and requested his focus on the important work that needs to be completed. He wrote the Prime Minister a letter in which he congratulated him on the win and also made some suggestions for the country's future.
Modi-Shah working towards my defeat for two years: Kharge
Kalaburugi: Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge broke his silence on his defeat in the Kalaburugi Lok Sabha constituency during the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections. He alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah had started laying the groundwork for his defeat two years ago.
Rajmohan Unnithan of Cong takes out LS poll victory march from Kalliyode
Kasargod: Congress party candidate Rajmohan Unnithan who won the Lok Sabha election from Kasargod constituency took out a victory march starting from Kalliyode near Periya. Rajmohan Unnithan has been successful in defeating Communist Party of India (Marxist) in the constituency which was not defeated for three decades.
BSY's son BY Raghavendra trounces Madhu Bangarappa in Shivamogga
Shivamogga: The constituency of Shivamogga was one of the most tracked constituencies in Karnataka, only because the BJP and the Congress-JD(S) alliance had fielded sons of two former chief ministers. It was a fight for prestige as former CM BS Yeddyurappa's son BY Raghavendra, the incumbent Mp locked horns with Madhu Bangarappa, son of former CM S Bangarappa.
Nikhil Yelliddiyappa! Sumalatha Ambareesh sweeps Mandya!
Mandya: The constituency of Mandya for sure had the most cameras covering the much-hyped elections as Sumalath Ambareesh, wife of former minister and Congress leader Late MH Amareesh locked horns with Nikhil Kumaraswamy, son of Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy.
Anti-terrorism Day observed in Madikeri
Madikeri: An oath-taking programme was organised in the presence of Deputy Commissioner Anees Kanmani Joy in the auditorium of the Deputy Commissioner’s office on the occasion of Anti-Terrorism Day on Tuesday, May 21.
Vote counting: Tight security in Mandya
Mandya: Mandya, considered the war zone of the Lok Sabha elections, is all set to start Lok Sabha vote counting amid tight security. CRPF, BSF, KSRP and DAR platoons have been deployed at the vote counting centres as well as in the entire district.