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Yeddyurappa likely to take oath

Yeddyurappa likely to take oath

B S Yeddyurappa is likely to take oath as the Chief Minister of Karnataka. Sources say that if everything falls in place, he would be taking oath at around 12.20 tomorrow.

The BJP is hopeful that it would get the support of independents and some rebels which will help them prove the majority on the floor of the House.

Kumaraswamy hits back at Rajinikanth

Kumaraswamy hits back at Rajinikanth

Hitting back at actor Rajinikanth over his comments on release of Cauvery water by Karnataka to Tamil Nadu, HD Kumaraswamy on Sunday invited him to come to the state and see the situation for himself, after which he would change his stand. He was responding to Rajinikanth's statement asking the new govt to release to Tamil Nadu its share of Cauvery water.

Lingayat organisation demand DCM post

Lingayat organisation demand DCM post

The Veerashaiva Mahasabha has written an open letter demanding that Congress loyalist Mahasabha president Shamanur Shivshankrappa be made deputy CM to bring down the distrust in the Lingayat community and as a reassuring gesture. The demand comes a day ahead of Kumaraswamy's visit to Delhi to discuss cabinet expansion.

Marquez extends lead at Le Mans

Marquez extends lead at Le Mans

Marc Marquez claimed his third race win in a row with victory at the French Grand Prix to surge ahead in the MotoGP standings as Andrea Dovizioso and Johann Zarco crashed out. The Repsol Honda rider built a lead at the top in Spain last time out as three of his nearest competitors - including Dovizioso - failed to finish and that was again the theme at Le Mans.