Everything you need to know about Janata: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Janata: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
The Aam Aadmi party (AAP) led by Arvind Kejriwal has revealed the first list of 44 candidates for 12 constituencies of Delhi much before the assembly elections. The major names in the list include Manish Sisodia and Shazia Ilmi.
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday threatened to file a police complaint against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit over alleged misappropriation of funds.
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday staged a demonstration near Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's residence here demanding her resignation over alleged misuse of public money ahead of the 2008 assembly polls.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Delhi Lokayukta Manmohan Sarin Wednesday came down heavily on Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for misusing public money to "gain favour" for her and her political party ahead of the assembly polls in 2008.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday accused the central government of failing on all counts and called on the latter to self-introspect on its various acts of corruption.
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) Since Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is viewed in a section of the Congress as a "migrant" because he moved over from the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) in 2006, the state party Wednesday sought to end the insider-outsider debate.
Mysore, May 20 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said Monday he will present the budget in the first week of July, the first after Congress returned to power in the state after nine years.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) An advanced digital breast cancer detecting machine with the capability to see the lesions in breasts with much more clarity than ever before was unveiled in the national capital Sunday.
Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh), May 19 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has said that development in all spheres is the sole key and formula of solutions to the problems faced by India.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha on Saturday said that the UPA-II government should hold talks with the Chinese Premier Li Keqiang "from a position of strength".
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Accusing the Congress of a callous and casual approach towards the poor, the BJP Friday asked the UPA government to emulate the Chhattisgarh Food Security Act as it covers a higher proportion of the population and provides foodgrain at a cheaper cost.
Bhubaneswar, May 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Wednesday that it would not ally with Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in the 2014 general elections.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday termed "an eyewash" the decision of the central government to form a Group of Ministers (GoM) to look into the issue of autonomy of the Central Bureau of Investigation.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari Tuesday denied the publicity campaign launched by his ministry detailing development initiatives of the UPA government was with an eye to next year's general elections.
Panaji, May 14 (IANS) Folks living in rural Goa as well as scheduled castes (SC) and scheduled tribes (ST) population account for higher sex ratio than the urban population in the state, the primary census data for 2011 released here Tuesday shows.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Congress Monday appointed Jayadev Jena and Sukhdeo Bhagat as new state unit chiefs of Odisha and Jharkhand, respectively, said a party statement.
Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) Leaning to write Kannada alphabets on mud as his parents could not afford slate and chock, Siddaramaiah has come up hard way to take over Monday as Karnataka's chief minister.
K.Siddaramaiah, a congress leader, was sworn as the new Chief Minister of Karnataka by Karnataka governor, HR Bhardwaj on May 13, 2013 in the presence of thousands of people including his family members and relatives at the Kaneetarava stadium, Bangalore. Siddaramaiah has an active political career in which he have served many ministerial posts like Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka (twice, 1996 and 2004), Minister for Finance, Minister for Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services, Minister for Sericulture and Animal Husbandry and Minister for Transport.
Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) A subsidy of Rs.4 per litre of milk will be given to dairy producers and families across Karnataka, state Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced here Monday.
Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) The Congress returned to power in Karnataka on its own after nine years with its leader Siddaramaiah taking oath Monday as the 28th chief minister of the state in a grand but brief ceremony attended by tens of thousands of people.
Bangalore, May 12 (IANS) Congress leader Siddaramaiah will take over as Karnataka chief minister Monday, beginning the party's rule of the state on its own after a gap of nine years.
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Prakash Javadekar termed Manmohan Singh as a 'misfit' for the office of Prime Minister, and called for his resignation.
Panaji, May 11 (IANS) Goa will host the forthcoming Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive where the party's roadmap for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls will be discussed, a BJP leader said Saturday.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday congratulated Karnataka's incoming Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah who will head a new Congress government in the state.
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) Over 200 members of the newly elected 225-member Karnataka assembly are 'crorepatis' (multi-millionaires), said an election watchdog after analyzing their declared assets.
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) Congress leader Siddaramaiah, who is set to be Karnataka's new chief minister, can be blunt, earned his reputation as state finance minister and has a clean image.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Thursday pointed out that the party founded by him four months ago got ten per cent votes in the assembly elections, and promised to build the newly-floated political outfit Karnataka Janata Party (KJP).
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Thursday rubbished speculation that his newly-floated political outfit Karnataka Janata Party (KJP) helped the Congress to register a thumping victory in the state.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The exit polls were on target in predicting a Congress win in Karnataka and a BJP drubbing. The Congress fared marginally better than the exit polls predicted while the BJP performed worse.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) When the BJP came to power for the first time in Karnataka in 2008, it won 110 seats in the polls to the 225-member assembly -- but what a defeat it suffered Wednesday when it lost 70 seats.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday recaptured power in Karnataka after seven years, crushing the BJP in the assembly elections - a victory that might boost the morale of the party facing a relentless opposition onslaught over massive corruption scandals.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) Former chief minister and Karnataka Janata Party (KJP) president B.S. Yeddyurappa won from Shikaripura Wednesday in his home district Shimoga, but his close aide Shoba Karandlaje lost badly from Rajaji Nagar in northwest Bangalore.
Patna, May 8 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United leaders are happy that the BJP was routed in Karnataka despite campaigning by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
New Delhi/Bangalore, May 8 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday humbly accepted its defeat in Karnataka and attributed the loss to the spilt in votes.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) Congress leader and front-runner for the chief minister's post Siddaramaiah Wednesday won from the Varuna assembly constituency in Chamarajanagar district with a thumping majority of 29,641 votes, defeating Karnataka Janata Party (KJP) nominee K. Siddalingaswamy.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday comfortably returned to power in Karnataka after seven years, crushing the BJP in an election that grabbed national attention as it was fought over the corruption issue.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) He may have helped steer the Congress win in Karnataka but the party's state unit president G. Parameshwara Wednesday lost to the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) from the Koratagere assembly constituency.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy won from the Ramanagaram assembly constituency Wednesday but his wife lost the poll to the Samajwadi Party (SP) nominee.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday won a thumping victory in Karnataka to wrest power after a seven year gap, crushing the BJP in a key election ahead of next year's Lok Sabha ballot.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) Wednesday opened its account in Karnataka with its candidate C.P. Yogeshwara winning from Channapatna, about 60 km from here.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) The Congress is all set to rule Karnataka after six years, but more than the grand old party it might be former BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa who will be celebrating.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday appeared set to emerge as the single largest party albeit with a slender majority in the 225-member Karnataka assembly as it took possible winning leads in 105 of the 220 seats for which votes were being counted.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday led the pack in Karnataka, taking possible winning leads in 96 of the over 200 seats as votes cast in the state election were counted.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday took early leads in Karnataka as officials counted the hundreds of thousands of votes polled to pick a new assembly.
Bangalore, May 7 (ANI): Counting of votes for the Karnataka Assembly elections, which witnessed a 70.23 per cent voter turnout on May 5, began this morning at 8 a.m. amidst tight security.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) Counting of votes began Wednesday across Karnataka to elect a new assembly, three days after the state witnessed a heavy electoral turnout of 71.29 percent.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) Counting of votes began Wednesday morning for the Karnataka assembly elections, officials said.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday demanded that the government make a statement on the incursion and subsequent return of Chinese troops from Indian territory in Ladakh.
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) India will know Wednesday if Karnataka scores a hat-trick of fractured mandates or gets a clear verdict as votes polled Sunday in perhaps the most keenly watched assembly elections in the state are counted.
Bangalore, May 6 (IANS) A day after Karnataka recorded high voting of over 71 percent in the assembly election, political leaders Monday assessed its impact and hoped for a clear verdict Wednesday when vote count would take place.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) As the government tried to debate the Food Bill in the Lok Sabha Monday, opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said they would not allow any important bill to be passed amidst the din.
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) The BJP's maiden rule of Karnataka is set to end as the party is headed for a massive defeat in the assembly election held Sunday, predicted the exit polls telecast by various TV channels at the end of voting.
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Forty-two cases of paid news have been confirmed in the 14th Karnataka assembly polls, an official of the Election Commission (EC) said Sunday.
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) Over 65 percent of the 43.6 million voters cast their ballots Sunday in the 14th Karnataka assembly election Sunday, an official said here.
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) Over 60 percent of the 43.6 million voters cast their ballots till 5 p.m. in the 14th Karnataka assembly polls Sunday to decide the fate of the first BJP government in south India, an official said here.
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) About 40 percent of the 43.6 million voters cast their ballots till 2 p.m. in the 14th Karnataka assembly polls Sunday to decide the fate of the first BJP government in south India, an official said here.
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) Just about 15 percent of the 43.6 million voters have cast their ballot till 11 a.m. in the 14th Karnataka assembly polls Sunday, an official said here.
Shikaripura, May 5 (ANI): Former Chief Minister and president of Karnataka Janata Party (KJP) B S Yeddyurappa on Sunday said that he was confident of getting a majority and forming the next government in the state.
Bangalore, May 5 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday expressed confident that his party would retain its power in Karnataka and will emerge as a winner with maximum seats.
Bangalore, May 5 (ANI): Voting began in Karnataka to elect the next state assembly on Sunday morning.
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) Polling began early Sunday for the 14th Karnataka legislative assembly on a brisk note, despite hot weather prevailing across the state.
Bangalore, May 4 (IANS) Five years after providing BJP its first opportunity to rule Karnataka, the state's electorate vote Sunday to decide whether it deserves another chance or give the mandate to other contenders, including the Congress.
Bangalore, May 4 (ANI): Karnataka will go to polls on Sunday, even as media reports suggest that there will be a fractured mandate when votes are counted on May 8.
Bangalore, May 4 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling BJP is wooing Bangalore's young voters with the promise of an extended night life in the state capital, if returned to power in the May 5 assembly poll.
The polling for 223 seats out of 224 elected seats in 225-member assembly is set to be held on Sunday (May 05) after completing Bhartiya Janta Party's five-year term, which had opened its account in South India five years ago in the leadership of B S Yeddyurappa, who later quit the party and at present he will give strong challenge to the incumbent party.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and several other parties Thursday walked out of the Rajya Sabha after the Finance Bill 2013 was introduced, slamming the government for inefficiency.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday walked out of the Rajya Sabha after the Finance Bill 2013 was introduced, saying it was dissatisfied with the moral standards of the government and thus could not cooperate.
Panaji, May 1 (IANS) Kingfisher and Budweiser beer sold in glass bottles may be off counters in Goa by next week, the state's only liquor trading body warned Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The government Monday appealed to the opposition to allow parliament to function and said it was the right forum to discuss all issues.
Bhubaneswar, April 27 (IANS) Well-known Odia film star Anubhav Mohanty Saturday joined Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal, the party said.
Bhubaneswar, Apr. 26 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday said the Biju Janata Dal has called for a peaceful 'hartal' through out the state against the Centre's continuous negligence.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Congress would be in a position to form a government in Karnataka, getting past the half way mark of 113 seats in the 225-member house while the ruling BJP's tally would go down significantly, a survey said Thursday.
Panaji, April 25 (IANS) With beef in Goa in acute short supply following a high court ban, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government assured the state assembly Thursday that it would request the court to allow slaughter of bulls and male buffaloes at the state-run meat complex.
The Chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee P.C. Chacko who is hearing for the 2G Scam on Thrusday said that the JPC will decide today whether to adopt the 2G scam report or not at 3 pm.
New Delhi, April 25 (ANI): The Chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee looking into the 2G scam, P.C.Chacko said Thursday that the JPC will at 3pm, decide on whether to adopt the 2G scam report or not.
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Goa's BJP Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar quoted from the Bible Tuesday to explain the delay behind the appointment of the state's chief information commissioner (CIC).
Bangalore, April 21 (ANI): Traders in Karnataka, which will have state assembly polls next month, are complaining of losses, especially in the wake of campaign material prices being hiked.
Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal Saturday called for a 12-hour state wide shutdown on April 26 to protest the alleged central neglect to the state by the Congress-led central government.
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) Over 3,600 candidates are in the fray for the May 5 Karnataka assembly elections, the state election panel chief said Saturday, the last day for withdrawal of nominations.
Bangalore, April 19 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling BJP, going to the May 5 assembly poll battling corruption scandals, Friday promised 25kg rice at one rupee a kg to the poor and free lap-tops to class 12 and college students if voted to power again.
Bangalore, Apr. 19 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley on Friday played down his party's spat with the Janata Dal (United) over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi being touted as the Prime Ministerial candidate for 2014, saying his political outfit is interested in gaining not sacrificing.
New Delhi, Apr. 19 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Friday welcomed the Congress-led UPA Government's move to approve Rs. 12,000 crore package for Bihar, saying the monetary relief would help improve the state's economy.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Amid speculation over the future of the BJP-JD-U ruling alliance in Bihar, the union cabinet Thursday substantially enhanced the special grant for the state to Rs.12,000 crore for the next four years.
New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved Rs. 12,000 crore package for Bihar.
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The explosion near Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office will help the party in next month's assembly elections, Congress leader Shakeel Ahmad said Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) does not want any ally to leave the NDA, party president Rajnath Singh said Wednesday as speculation mounts over the future of its ties with the Janata Dal-United (JD-U).
Bangalore, April 17 (IANS) Several vehicles were burnt in an explosion outside the office of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here Tuesday, police said. There were no reports of damage to the party office or anyone getting injured.
London, Apr. 17 (ANI): Indian authorities have rejected a plan by the adult entertainment company, Playboy, to open its first club in Goa.
Bangalore, April 16 (ANI): Major political parties took out rallies on Tuesday in which they raised the issue of corruption and promised development as Karnataka state is all set to go to polls on May 05.
Patna, April 16 (IANS) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi Tuesday said the attack on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi by the ruling alliance partner Janata Dal-United (JD-U) was "unfortunate and objectionable".
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Monday said that a Third Front before the 2014 Lok Sabha polls was a very healthy option but it was still "early" to explore the idea.
New Delhi, April 14 (ANI): Pulling up the ruling UPA Government over the coalgate scam, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh on Sunday slammed the ruling Congress Government, stating that they were misusing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to tweak the investigation in their favour.
New Delhi, April 14 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday downplayed allegations that Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar had targetted senior party leader Narendra Modi in his speech on the second day of a national executive meeting of the Janata Dal-United held here, and instead, described his speech as "wonderful".
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Sunday set a deadline before the BJP asking it to name the party's prime ministerial candidate by December.
Panaji, April 14 (IANS) The Goa Church Sunday refuted claims by a senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader that she had met the Archbishop of Goa in a minority outreach exercise ahead of the March 2012 polls.
New Delhi, Apr 14 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) president Sharad Yadav on Sunday said its alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was very old and it did not want to break the partnership. He further added that so-called differences between both parties is a projection of the media.
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Sunday took a dig at his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi, who has been espousing his model of development as a possible answer to India's ills.
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Sunday said its alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was very old and it did not want to break the partnership.
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) president Sharad Yadav Sunday said the party had been weakened since it merged with the Samata Party and there were many challenges facing it.
New Delhi, Apr. 13 (ANI): Sharad Yadav was on Saturday elected as the President of Janata Dal-United for the third consecutive time.