JDS MLA Srinivasa Gowda says he was offered Rs 30 cr by BJP leaders
Kolar: Based on the ‘Operation Lotus’ ruckus, yet another MLA from Kolar constituency, K Srinivasa Gowda from the Janata Dal (S) has alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party leaders had offered him Rs. 30 cr, three months back to join the BJP, here on Sunday, February 10.
MLC Shrikante Gowda denies reacting on ‘Gowdati’ comment made on Sumalatha
Hassan: Janata Dal (S) MLC K T Shrikante Gowda’s statement on actor-politician Late Ambareesh’s wife Sumalatha Ambareesh, saying that she was not a ‘Gowdati’ of Mandya, had ignited a spark in the state politics as well as created distress among the fans and supporters of Ambareesh. Now, when asked about the same, Shrikante Gowda has refused to clarify on the matter and said, “It’s a closed chapter”, here on Sunday, February 10.
Speaker to take call on alleged ‘Operation Lotus’ audio tape on Monday
Kolar: Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar said that he would clear the controversy surrounding the alleged 'Operation Kamala" audio tapes released by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, during the Assembly Session on Monday, February 11. The tape is said to contain audio recording of former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa trying to offer money to a JDS lawmaker.
Drought leads to bitter harvest in Vijayapura
Bijapur: Four successive years of drought has hit grape and lemon cultivation in Vijayapura. Farmers are seeking loan waivers and irrigation support from the state and center. Their for export crops are failing due to the rainfall deficit compounded by a lack of water for irrigation and a severe pest infestation.
'Coalition govt targeting BJP leaders'
Karwar: Claiming that the coalition government at the state has been making false allegations on BJP leaders including Union minister Ananth Kumar Hegde, BJP's Lok Sabha Media Convener Nagaraj Nayak has said that a conspiracy is on to target the BJP leaders.
Work according to SOP to help control Monkey Fever: Madan Gopal IAS
Shivamogga: "It would be feasible if we take precautionary measures by mid-September in terms of vaccinating the people against ‘Monkey Fever’, and it would help prevent the disease from spreading”, opined the investigative committee member of Monkey Fever Madan Gopal IAS, here on Wednesday, February 7.
Cow dung worth Rs 1.25 Lakh stolen in Birur
Chikkamagaluru: In a bizarre incident of theft, cow dung worth Rs 1.25 Lakh was stolen from the custody of the Animal Husbandry Department a couple of days ago. The incident occured in Birur district of Karnataka.
Operation Hasta- BJP losses Dharwad Zilla Panchayat
Dharwad: When the whole state is discussing the possibility of Operation Kamala, which may make way for the fall of the JDS-Congress coalition government, in Dharwad the Congress was able to win the Zilla Panchayat president post through Operation Hasta.