Janata Dal Secular
India  /  Published 19.01.19

Congress on toes as BJP sends mixed signals

The Congress has not yet decided on releasing its Karnataka legislators from the holiday resort they were rushed to on Friday evening as the BJP has been sending confusing signals about its intentions...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 17.01.19

Cong leader takes a dig at Shah over swine flu

Congress politician B.K. Hariprasad on Thursday attributed BJP president Amit Shah’s bout of swine flu to his party’s alleged efforts to topple the Congress-Janata Dal Secular government in Karnat...
By Our Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 16.01.19

Karnataka govt safe: Congress

The Congress leadership appeared confident on Wednesday of sailing through the crisis that the Karnataka government had hurtled into, claiming that the BJP’s “very serious” topple attempt had fa...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi/Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 14.11.19

The BJP has regularized defection into open strategy

The Karnataka Speaker was partly right. The Supreme Court has upheld the disqualification of the 17 members of the legislative assembly in Karnataka who, by crossing the floor — 16 of them have join...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 29.03.19

Wiggly and earthly dig at duo

A schoolteacher has been sacked for preparing a question paper in which, the management felt, chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa had been compared to earthworms.The multip...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


India  /  Published 29.03.19

IT ‘surgical strike’ on JDS sparks ire

Income tax officials on Thursday conducted searches at multiple locations in Karnataka, including the ancestral home of minor irrigation minister and JDS leader C.S. Puttaraju, triggering protests aga...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 25.12.18

Karnataka CM in ‘shoot’ order controversy

Karnataka chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has found himself in the middle of a controversy over a purported video clip that shows the Janata Dal (Secular) leader telling someone over the phone to “s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 24.05.19

Cong, JDS raise unity shield in Karnataka

Karnataka’s shaken and dissidence-hit ruling coalition partners on Friday resolved to “strengthen the chief minister’s hands” and not let the state government collapse because of the drubbings...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 11.10.18

Karnataka BSP minister quits

The sole Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) minister in the Karnataka cabinet quit on Thursday citing personal reasons, but promised to continue his support to the Janata Dal Secular (JDS).N. Mahesh, who repre...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 08.11.18

Naidu takes alliance initiative to Gowda

Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday dropped hints that the secular alliance he was trying to stitch up would be able to form the next government at the Centre with the suppo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore


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