HDD is also PM candidate: JDS state president H Vishwanath
Tumakuru: JDS state unit president H Vishwanath has stirred up a potential storm by announcing that party supremo, former prime minister H D Devegowda will be the party's Prime Ministerial candidate. This statement makes it look like the JDS is ready to disown AICC president Rahul Gandhi as the alliance PM candidate if a fractured verdict emerges in the Lok Sabha elections.
Marry seeing mother not daughter: C M Ibrahim ridicules BJP
Tumakuru: Congress leader C M Ibrahim has taken a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stating, "The BJP candidates are asking for a marriage after seeing the mother instead of the daughter." He was referring to the BJP candidates asking for votes in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Sitting MP S P Muddahanumegowda to contest as rebel candidate
Tumakuru: Congress' incumbent MP from the Tumakuru Lok Sabha constituency SP Muddahanumegowda decided to contest as a rebel candidate from the constituency. The Congress party declined a ticket to him as the seat has been allocated to its alliance partner JDS.
Cong MP Muddahanumegowda decides to fight HDD
Tumakuru: With former prime minister and Janata Dal (S) Supremo H D Deve Gowda contesting from the Tumakuru Lok Sabha, Congress MP S P Muddahanumegowda has stepped out to contest against him, here on Saturday, March 23.
Eerie shadow captured on CCTV of Kallambella Police Station!
Tumakuru: How will you feel if you come across a ghost during late night? Definitely, there is no other way but to go cold. This was exactly the condition of the police who were examining CCTV footages around the police station on Saturday, March 16 night.
Sa Ra Mahesh-SP Divya Gopinath spat; CM backs minister
Tumkur: An argument broke out between the state tourism minister and the Tumakuru SP while the mortal remains of Siddaganga Matt seer Late Shree Shivakumara Swamiji was being laid to rest at the sanctum of seer's choice on Tuesday, January 22. Only a few of the VVIPs and seers of other matts were allowed inside the sanctum.
Karnataka seer laid to rest with state honours
Tumakuru: Amidst a sea of humanity, Karnataka's iconic Lingayat seer Shivakumara Swami was on Tuesday laid to rest with state honours in the Siddaganga Mutt after about 10-lakh people paid homage to his mortal remains here.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman offers obeisance to Late Siddaganga seer
Tumkur: Lakhs of devotees and followers across the country had flown in to pay their last respect to the Siddaganga Pontiff Late Shree Shivakumara Swamiji. Amid this, Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is also a follower of the seer was expected to reach the Siddaganga Matt and pay his last respects. But due to security reasons, Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reached the matt as a representative from the Centre, here on Tuesday, January 22.