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

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07 May 2018, 4:59 PM

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

07 May 2018, 4:22 PM

"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

07 May 2018, 3:29 PM

Congress President Rahul Gandhi addresses a rally in Hoskote


07 May 2018, 3:26 PM

Modi government must reduce the prices of petrol, diesel and the LPG immediately, Congress President Rahul Gandhi demands at a demonstration in Kolar

07 May 2018, 3:21 PM

"If voted to power, BJP will continue the good schemes of Congress government," BJP's CM candidate BS Yeddyurappa reported as saying


07 May 2018, 3:07 PM

Congress President Rahul Gandhi's cycle rally in Kolar

07 May 2018, 12:47 PM

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"


07 May 2018, 12:47 PM

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"

07 May 2018, 12:44 PM

ANI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi's road show in Kolar


07 May 2018, 12:43 PM

PM Narendra Modi alleges young BJP Karyakartas lost their lives while the [Karnataka] state government did nothing

07 May 2018, 12:42 PM

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


07 May 2018, 12:41 PM

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"

07 May 2018, 12:40 PM

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"


07 May 2018, 12:39 PM

Former PM Dr Manmohan Singh: "Reduced budgets, administrative takeovers, and harassment of students and dissenting voices are a violation of our Constitutional norms"

07 May 2018, 12:37 PM

Former PM Dr Manmohan Singh appeals to people of Karnataka to support Congress


07 May 2018, 12:37 PM

Former PM Dr Manmohan Singh: "Demonetisation and hasty implementation of GST dealt a blow to the rural economy and to the common man""

07 May 2018, 12:21 PM

BJP workers gherao actor Prakash Raj's car in Gadag, reports NEWS9


07 May 2018, 12:20 PM

Live: Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh addresses a press conference in Bengaluru

07 May 2018, 11:59 AM

Actor Prakash Raj tells PM Modi: "Karnataka is listening. You think we deserve a dogs life, just asking"


07 May 2018, 11:57 AM

Congress President Rahul Gandhi to lead protest in Kolar at noon, demanding BJP Govt reduce petrol prices

07 May 2018, 11:50 AM

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


07 May 2018, 11:49 AM

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

07 May 2018, 11:48 AM

Karnataka CM and Congress CM face Siddaramaiah challenged PM Modi and BJP's CM face BS Yeddyurapa to a debate


07 May 2018, 11:46 AM

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

07 May 2018, 11:45 AM

Earlier today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed BJP's Yuva Morcha karyakartas in Karnataka


07 May 2018, 11:18 AM

Karnataka Chief Minister and Congress CM face Siddarmaiah is campaigning in Hanur, Kollegal and Gundlupet today

07 May 2018, 11:18 AM

BJP CM face BS Yeddyurappa is campaigning in Ballari, Koppal and Haveri today


07 May 2018, 11:16 AM

BJP President Amit Shah is campaigning in Gadag, Harapanahalli, Bengaluru and Nelamangala today

07 May 2018, 11:13 AM

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is campaigning in Kolar, Bengaluru Rural and Doddaballlapura today


07 May 2018, 11:13 AM

HD Kumaraswamy released Janata Dal (Secular)'s manifesto for Karnataka elections in Bengaluru

07 May 2018, 11:13 AM

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