JD(S)

Karnataka BJP MLA Shrimant Patil says he was offered cash to join party, backtracks later

Bengaluru: In a major embarrassment to the BJP, its MLA in Karnataka Shrimant Patil claimed that he had been offered cash by the saffron party to join it. Patil was the Congress MLA at that time and was part of the Congress-JDS government that had collapsed in 2019. Shrimant Patil resigned from his seat, Kagwad,...

JD(S) patriarch HD Deve Gowda to contest RS polls from Karnataka

Former prime minister and JD(S) patriarch HD Deve Gowda has decided to contest the June 19 Rajya Sabha elections from Karnataka. He will file his nominations on Tuesday, his son and former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said on Monday. He said his father made the decision following the request of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, several...

Political Row: Congress, JD(S) oppose naming of flyover in Bengaluru after Savarkar

The Congress and JD(S) in Karnataka have opposed the move to name a flyover in Bengaluru after Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar, and termed it as an insult to freedom fighters of the state. The 400-metre-long flyover, constructed at an approximate cost of Rs 34 core, is scheduled to be inaugurated by Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa...