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Rajinikanth's Kaala releases today, no screening in Karnataka

Chennai/Bengaluru, Jun 7 (IBNS): Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's film Kaala released on Thursday across the country except in Karnataka where several pro-Kannada groups have  opposed the release of the film owing to the actor's comment on Cauvery river water row, media reports said.

Rajinikanth appeals to K'taka CM Kumaraswamy to provide security for Kaala release

Chennai, Jun 6 (IBNS): Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth has appealed to Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to provide security to theatres that wish to screen the former's film Kaala, which is scheduled to release nationwide on Thursday.

JD(S) withdraws candidate from Jayanagar assembly seat to support ally Cong

Bengaluru, June 5 (IBNS): The Janata Dal (Secular) has withdrawn its candidate for the Jayanagar assembly seat in Karnataka and has decided to back the Congress nominee.

Tamil Nadu CM appreciates Centre's decision to set up Cauvery Water Management Authority

New Delhi/Chennai, Jun 2 (IBNS): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Edappadi K. Palaniswami, has welcomed the Centre's decision to set up  the Cauvery Water Management Authority to address the water sharing dispute between the four southern states, according to media reports on Saturday.

Karnataka: Congress, JD(S) to fight 2019 Lok Sabha elections together

Bengaluru, Jun 1 (IBNS): Drawing inspiration from the recent successes of a united Opposition in Uttar Pradesh by-polls, the Congress and the Janata Dal (Secular) have decided to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections together, media reports said.

Congress and JD(S) likely to declare details of Karnataka Assembly cabinet posts late on Friday

Bengaluru, Jun 1 (IBNS): Congress leader Venugopal Rao said on Friday that progress has been made in the talks regarding the formation of the cabinet in Karnataka, with JD(S) and Congress leaders having come to an agreement, according to media reports.

Two people admitted in Karnataka hospital on suspicion of Nipah virus attack

Bengaluru, May 24 (IBNS): Although a health official from Karnataka has said that there has been no confirmed cases of Nipah virus spreading in the state, two people are suspected to be infected and undergoing treatment, according to media reports on Thursday.

Was Mamata Banerjee enraged over traffic fiasco on way to HD Kumaraswamy's swearing-in?

Bengaluru, May 24 (IBNS): In the middle of a grand celebration of the opposition unity in Bengaluru on Wednesday, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee was reportedly not looking all happy at the swearing-in ceremony of Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy as the Karnataka Chief Minister, according to media reports.

Mamata Banerjee, Chandrababu Naidu agree to work together for development of regional parties

Bengaluru, May 23 (IBNS): Turning the swearing-in ceremony of Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy  -as the Karnataka Chief Minister - into a platform for striking up an opposition unity, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her Andhra Pradesh counterpart N Chandrababu Naidu, on Wednesday, expressed their willingness to work together to strengthen the regional parties.

Rahul Gandhi to attend Kumaraswamy's swearing-in ceremony in Bengaluru tomorrow

New Delhi, May 22 (IBNS):  Congress president Rahul Gandhi  and UPA chariperson Sonia Gandhi will be present at  the swearing-in of Janata Dal (Secular) leader and Chief Minister-designate HD Kumaraswamy in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

Kumaraswamy in Delhi, meets BSP chief Mayawati

New Delhi, May 21 (IBNS): After reaching the national capital on Monday, Janata Dal (Secular) leader and Karnataka Chief Minister designate HD Kumaraswamy met with Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati, who had supported the former in the recently concluded assembly polls in the southern state.

Kumaraswamy to take oath as Karnataka CM on Wednesday

Bengaluru, May 20 (IBNS): Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy will take oath as the new Karnataka Chief Minister on May 23 (Wednesday) instead of Monday as May 21 happens to be the date on which former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was killed in a suicide bombing at Sriperumbudur near Chennai in 1991, media reports said.

Assam Congress celebrates after Karnataka victory

Guwahati, May 19 : Assam Congress leaders and party workers celebrated on Saturday after it became clear that the party is all set to form a government in Karnataka with JD(S).

Rahul Gandhi's claims that Congress defeated BJP is laughable: Javadekar

New Delhi, May 19 (IBNS): Moments after Rahul Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi following BS Yeddyurappa's resignation as Kanataka CM, the BJP countered the Congress chief and said it was 'laughable' to believe his claims that his party defeated the BJP in the southern state in the recently held Assembly elections.

Karnataka: Mamata Banerjee congratulates HD Kumaraswamy

New Delhi, May 19 (IBNS): With BJP strongman BS Yeddyurappa quitting as Karnataka CM, clearing the way for the Congress and the JD(S) to form the government in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee congratulated new CM probable of the state HD Kumaraswamy.