Live Updates: Karnataka Elections, May 7th: 5 days to polling day
It’s May 7, five days to polling day on May 12. Follow the latest news from the campaign trail for Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018 on our live blog, running daily right up till counting on May 15
CM Siddaramaiah sends civil and criminal defamation notices to PM Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and BS Yeddyurappa. The Karnataka CM has sued the BJP leaders for ₹100 crore in damages and sought an apology
"In the next five years, every person in Karnataka will own a house. Unlike PM Modi, we keep our promises," Rahul Gandhi says during his address in Hoskote
Congress President Rahul Gandhi addresses a rally in Hoskote
Modi government must reduce the prices of petrol, diesel and the LPG immediately, Congress President Rahul Gandhi demands at a demonstration in Kolar
"If voted to power, BJP will continue the good schemes of Congress government," BJP's CM candidate BS Yeddyurappa reported as saying
Congress President Rahul Gandhi's cycle rally in Kolar
Former PM Dr Manmohan Singh: "In fact, the PM was in Davos in the company of Nirav Modi & only a few days later he ran away from the country. That itself is the reflection of sad state of affairs in this wonderland of Modi government"
Former PM Dr Manmohan Singh: "As far as #NiravModi is concerned, it was obvious that in 2015-16, that something is going around with the affairs of Modi. Yet the Modi government didn't do anything. If blame has to be cast, it has to be on the govt of mandate"
ANI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi's road show in Kolar
PM Narendra Modi alleges young BJP Karyakartas lost their lives while the [Karnataka] state government did nothing
HD Kumaraswamy makes u-turn on coalition, says JD(S) is ready to join hands with any party who will implement their party's manifesto, reports NEWS9
Karnataka CM and Congress CM face Siddaramaiah says "BJP goes into the past to divert attention from its failures in the present thus endangering your future"
Former PM Dr Manmohan Singh: "It does not help that the Ministers in PM Modi ji’s cabinet and even BJP Chief Ministers regularly make comments promoting irrationality. It thus comes as no surprise when irrational policies hurting people are implemented"
Former PM Dr Manmohan Singh: "Reduced budgets, administrative takeovers, and harassment of students and dissenting voices are a violation of our Constitutional norms"
Former PM Dr Manmohan Singh appeals to people of Karnataka to support Congress
Former PM Dr Manmohan Singh: "Demonetisation and hasty implementation of GST dealt a blow to the rural economy and to the common man""
BJP workers gherao actor Prakash Raj's car in Gadag, reports NEWS9
Live: Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh addresses a press conference in Bengaluru
Actor Prakash Raj tells PM Modi: "Karnataka is listening. You think we deserve a dogs life, just asking"
Congress President Rahul Gandhi to lead protest in Kolar at noon, demanding BJP Govt reduce petrol prices
Read: Actor Prakash Raj predicts 120 seats for Congress in Karnataka
Actor Prakash Raj speaks on threats he's been receiving after he began raising his voice against rightwing ideology, after his close friend journalist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead at her home in Bengaluru last year, on Judge Loya and on the Karnataka election
Read: CEO of Cfore: Siddaramaiah is poised to ‘create’ history
Interview with Premchand Palety, chief executive of Cfore on third tracker survey putting the Congress comfortably ahead of the BJP and the JD(S) in Karnataka and projects around 118 seats for the party in the 224-member Assembly
Karnataka CM and Congress CM face Siddaramaiah challenged PM Modi and BJP's CM face BS Yeddyurapa to a debate
PM Modi said 60 state of the art Namma BPO complexes and five world-class Sports Centres will be established in Karnataka if BJP wins
Earlier today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed BJP's Yuva Morcha karyakartas in Karnataka
Karnataka Chief Minister and Congress CM face Siddarmaiah is campaigning in Hanur, Kollegal and Gundlupet today
BJP CM face BS Yeddyurappa is campaigning in Ballari, Koppal and Haveri today
BJP President Amit Shah is campaigning in Gadag, Harapanahalli, Bengaluru and Nelamangala today
Congress President Rahul Gandhi is campaigning in Kolar, Bengaluru Rural and Doddaballlapura today
HD Kumaraswamy released Janata Dal (Secular)'s manifesto for Karnataka elections in Bengaluru
Welcome to National Herald's daily live blog on Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018
It’s May 7, five days to polling day on May 12. Follow all the latest news from the campaign trail for Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018 on our live blog, running daily right up till counting day on May 15