No decision yet on joining any political outfit: Krishna

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Maddur: Former chief minister Somanahalli Mallaiah Krishna, on Monday, clarified that he has not taken decision over joining any other political party. S M Krishna had resigned from the primary membership of the party on Saturday, stating that the party had sidelined him. His resignation has given rise to many speculations. Addressing media persons at […]

BJP to counter Congress ‘campaign’ on Land Bill

Saturday, April 18th, 2015
Kota Srinivas poojary

Mangaluru : The Bharatiya Janata Party will take up an information campaign to counter the alleged “disinformation campaign” by the Congress about the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Bill, 2015. Addressing presspersons here recently, Kota Srinivasa Poojary, MLC, said that the Union government had brought in only […]

Alagiri meets PM Manmohan Singh

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

New Delhi: Denied a ticket, suspended DMK MP and former union minister MK Alagiri on Thursday caused an embarrassment to his party when he called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who regretted that the party left the UPA. Sources close to Alagiri described the meeting as a “courtesy” call and said he thanked the Prime […]

Cong. Campaign begins

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Mysore: “It is certain that the UPA-3 will form the government at the Centre after the Lok Sabha elections,” said MP H. Vishwanath. He was speaking to reporters during a padayatra organised by Krishnaraja Block Congress Committee in city this morning. “The Congress party will seek votes by enlightening the public on the pro-people programmes […]

UPA damaging institution of Lokpal: BJP

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

New Delhi: Citing the refusal of an eminent jurist and a former Supreme Court judge to serve on the Search Committee for Lokpal, BJP on Wednesday accused UPA government of damaging the institution of Lokpal even before its creation. Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley also referred to the refusal of several […]

Moily justifies UPA’s fuel pricing formula

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

New Delhi: Responding to Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal questioning the UPA’s fuel pricing policy, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister M. Veerappa Moily has said in a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that ONGC’s average cost of natural gas production was $3.6 per mmBtu during 2012-13, and its newer finds in deep sea […]

UPA again seeks BJP’s help

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

New Delhi: The UPA government that was congratulating itself on the smooth passage of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday found itself exactly 24 hours later at the negotiating table once again with the BJP to ensure that the Bill is passed in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, having failed […]

BJP accuses Nitish of turning blind eye to corruption in UPA

Monday, November 4th, 2013

New Delhi : A day after Bihar chief minister said Modi is a fascist like Hitler, the BJP launched counter attack by saying that it was language of a loser but wondered why is Nitish Kumar turning a blind eye to corruption in Congress-led UPA government. Replaying the charges Narendra Modi had made against the […]

Nitish sets deadline for Centre for special status

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Patna : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday issued a veiled threat to the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government and gave a six-week ultimatum to the Centre, asking it to decide on whether Bihar would be accorded special status or not. Setting the deadline, he said if the Centre failed to concede his demand, […]

Sonia blows poll bugle in Mandya

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Mandya : The Congress’ “thanksgiving” rally here on Monday, addressed by party President and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi, seemed like an election rally. On her first ever visit to the city and the first one to the state since the Assembly elections, Sonia launched a scathing attack on the main opposition party, […]